OMG what a Christmas present! Check out Andy Fontaine's catch and release MONSTER redfish caught from the Community Pier on Friday night, Dec. 25, 2020! Congratulations to Andy on such a fantastic catch!
I would like to thank the residents of Terra Mar Village for the generous
donations of food and toys. This has been the best year yet. The toys were picked up this morning for Toys for Tots and he couldn't believe the amount we collected. The whole back of his truck was full plus the back seat.
I special thanks to all of those you took the time to decorate their golf carts, Santa wagon, Santa and his helpers. Also those that helped unload the vehicles
Thank you one and all.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
Florida Housing Finance Corporation Coronavirus Relief Fund
The Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) is a portion of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress and signed into law by the President in March 2020 in response to the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Ron DeSantis authorized $120 million of Florida’s CRF allocation to Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) to assist renter and homeowner households that have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
We recently confirmed that CRF funds can be used by Terra Mar Village home homeowners and tenants to pay monthly lot rent, home rent, home loan payments, and for emergency repairs.
Florida households with income up to 120% of the area median income (AMI) that can demonstrate their incomes have been adversely impacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic and are having difficulty paying housing expenses are eligible for CRF assistance.
The CRF Fund for impacted homeowners and renters is being administered by the local State Housing Partnership Program (SHIP). If you have tenants that are not paying rent or who are having difficulty paying rent, you should provide them information about the Coronavirus Relief Fund.
Additional information, including contact information for the SHIP office in your area is available through the following link - https://www.floridahousing.org/about-florida-housing/coronavirus-relief-fund-for-florida-housing-s-impacted-homeowners-and-renters
You may also contact Florida Housing’s toll-free Coronavirus Relief Fund Information Line at 1-888-362-7885. The call center is available Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Stay healthy and safe TMV,
Effective Saturday, May 23, 2020 we are pleased to anounce that all amenities at Terra Mar Village will reopen under the following CDC guidelines. Residents must accompany guests and all people are advised of the following:
Dear Residents of Terra Mar Village,
On April 1, 2020, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order Number 20-91- Essential Services and Activities During COVID- 19 Emergency. The order is effective at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, April 3, 2020, and expires on April 30, 2020, unless extended.
This stay-at-home order requires all persons in Florida to limit their movements and personal interaction outside of their home to only those necessary to obtain or provide essential services or conduct essential activities.
The order allows the continuation of “essential services.” It encompasses the list detailed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in its Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce, V. 2 (March 28, 2020).
The Department of Homeland Security Guidance clarifies that housing construction operations and residential property management are considered “essential,” which means they are critical to public health, safety, economic security, or national security.
This clarification encompasses Terra Mar Village operations, including leasing, property management, as a housing provider.
The Department of Homeland Security Guidance states the following are essential services:
• Workers who are responsible for the management, maintenance, and leasing of residential housing services to individuals and families.
• Workers performing housing construction-related activities to ensure additional housing units can be made available to combat the nation’s existing housing supply shortage.
Furthermore, the order is clear that participating in recreational activities (consistent with social distancing guidelines) such as walking, biking, hiking, fishing, hunting, running, or swimming are allowed.
Therefore, for now, the Common Areas of Terra Mar Village remain open for RESIDENTS ONLY.
Stay safe and healthy Terra Mar!
Karl J. Warner, President
Terra Mar Village, LLC
As of April 1, 2020, no GUESTS MAY USE the common areas. For now, the common areas will REMAIN OPEN to properly registered Residents of Terra Mar Village. Please make sure you display your Terra Mar Village window sticker. Vehicles without window stickers may be towed without notice.
Please contact Diane Husmann should you need to update your window stickers at 386-957-1992 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Repeat offenders will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
We are sorry to limit the use of the common areas in this way. However, the welfare of our community is our utmost goal.
Stay safe and stay well.
Sincerely, Karl J. Warner, Manager
Terra Mar Village, LLC
With all our lives and routines so quickly changed by COVID-19, Terra Mar Village residents are enjoying the outdoors, waterfront, dock, and pools in a socially responsible manner. With this in mind:
To our valued Residents and Friends:
With the COVID-19 pandemic causing concern and change around the world, I wanted to reach out and express my sincere sympathy for anyone who has been affected, directly or indirectly, by this unprecedented world event.
I also want to assure you that Terra Mar Village is taking the situation seriously as we work to continue our business operations while keeping in mind the health and safety of our customers, prospects and contractors.
Here are some things we are doing:
Following the President of the United States declaration of a national emergency, we must come together as families and communities and do what we can to support each other.
As a small gift to Terra Mar Village Residents, I would like to give away all of the freshly purchased Corned Beef Flat Brisket's on a first come first serve basis. Please contact Karleen Woods to make arrangements as for your family.
Terra Mar Village stands ready to assist you via email and telephone, as the world and our great nation makes further adjustments during this most difficult time.
Karl J Warner
Manager / President
Terra Mar Village, LLC
Dear Terra Mar Village Owner/Resident/Prospect,
We are pleased to announce a “meet and greet” where you will be able to learn about and ask questions about the mobile home park.
Topics will include:
•A brief history of Terra Mar Village
•A brief history of Terra Mar Village Resident's Association (RA)
•What is an "HOA”
•What is a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) and how does it differ from Private Equity (PE)
•What is a Resident Owned Community (ROC)
•What are the plans for TMV
Seating will be limited, you must RSVP to attend, and we may hold more than one forum if there is sufficient interest.
Tentative dates are the first two weeks of February in the clubhouse. This event will be casual, fun, and informative. If you are interested, please email email@example.com .
See you in February!
Karl Warner, Manager
Diane Husmann, Community Manager
Terra Mar Village, LLC
It's my favorite time of year - Fall! A perfect time to reflect and embrace the change in season (and temps)!
It is also a great time to update you on what we are working on:
It is also that time of year to welcome home our snowbird Residents - welcome back to your winter home! We hope you've had a great summer and bring down your friends and family from "up North" along with some cooler temps that make wintering in Terra Mar such a great place to be!
With the snowbirds return comes another FUN SEASON of Resident Association (RA) SOCIAL ACTIVITIES!
Because of the RA, it can not be said enough how lucky we all are to have so many amazing volunteers creating fun activities for everyone to enjoy! There will be Holiday meals, social get-togethers, BINGO, kids events, outside the community events, and much more for everyone to enjoy. The Bocce group and shuffleboard groups will also kick it into high gear. Come on down and meet your neighbors and get acquainted with some new friends.
Unfortunately, it seems that the return of RA "meetings" brings inevitable questions and confusions. Therefore, the following FAQ is intended to help people separate what the RA does and what the RA does not do:
Q - What is the RA?
A - It is a Social Group made up of Residents who live in Terra Mar Village organized as a "not for profit corporation."
Q - What is the purpose of the RA?
A - The purpose is to organize activities and promote community involvement that is FUN!
Q - Does the RA have anything to do with running the Park?
A - No, the RA has nothing to do with running the Park.
Q - Does the RA handle any financial matters for Terra Mar Village?
A - No, the RA has nothing to do with any financial matters of TMV.
Q - Can the RA demand, influence, change, or modify Park rules or common areas?
A - No, the RA is not involved in Park rules or the common areas of TMV.
Q - Some people say the RA is a "conduit" between homeowners and the Park?
A - NO. The RA is not a "conduit" and does not represent the Park, Home Owners, or any Resident of the Park.
Q - Does the RA represent the "legal voice" of the Home Owners, Residents, or the Management of Terra Mar Village?
A - NO. The RA can not represent the Residents or Management of TMV.
Q - Do Terra Mar Village Home Owners have to join the RA?
A - NO. The RA is purely a group of volunteers.
Q - Do the RA and Management cooperate on Social activities and other non-business related projects.
A - YES. Many of the year's social events are the product of cooperation.
Q - I have questions about my business relationship with Terra Mar Village. Things like my bill, the amenities, ongoing repairs, and general maintenance, any upcoming renovation plans, park rules, selling my house, buying a home, can I put in a shed, trim a tree, my dog, etc. Can the RA aswer these questions for the Park's managment?
A - NO. The RA can not answer these questions.
Q - Can the RA someday become a (real) HOA and, therefore, become "the voice" of all homeowners?
A - Absolutely! However, there is a very particular legal protocol that has not been accomplished and documented in writing.
Q - Let's make-believe that the RA may someday becomes a legal HOA. Would that allow the RA to tell the Park what to do? Can a real HOA take over and run the Park?
A - NO. A Mobile Home Park HOA is not like a residential subdivision or condo HOA. The Park is not owned by an HOA. Therefore, the first thing that would have to happen is that the Residents would have to form a legal HOA under FS723, the second step would be for the HOA to purchase the Park. This is the only way for the HOA to control and own Terra Mar Village.
Q - What would it take for Terra Mar Village to become a Resident's owned Park?
A - The Resident's would have to buy the Park.
Q - Is Terra Mar for sale?
A - No, TMV is not for sale.
Q- Sometimes the RA seems to represent that they are more than a Social group. It holds general meetings, elections, and appoints board members and officers. Having elections, officers, and board members with different opinions, saying different things, can be very confusing. Do these "elections" hold any power or influence over the Park?
A - NO. The RA's elected board has no special powers or influence over the Park.
Q - Setting the election process aside. At many "general meetings" a small group of people seem to talk about, target, and focus on Terra Mar Village business topics . These people usually complain and make demands about things that have nothing to do with Social activities. Why does this happen?
A - No one knows precisely. One issue is that certain RA "board members" (not all, but some) from time to time seem to lose their identity and forget their purpose. Another is that some of the constant complainers are the same people each year, and they have likely already got their answers from Managment and simply don't like the answers received. When this happens, it can be confusing and distruptive, especially to new people, and that is one of the reasons this FAQ exists.
It is my hope the RA stays true to their mission statement. I hope these explanations help. I have always been a huge promoter and supporter of the RA. I applaud the RA, because I love what they do.
As always, Diane, Jerry, Patty, and myself welcome your thoughts and input. Please feel free to call the office or write: firstname.lastname@example.org
As 2019 comes to end and the Holidays roar alive with goodwill and good cheer - I extend my gratitude and good wishes to all.
See you around the village,
KJW: Father, Family, Pilot, General Manager of TMV, LLC