Board Minutes

Minutes Archive

October 02, 2015

Call to Order

Chairman, Linda Hofstatter, called the regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Directors of the Southwest Riverside County Association of REALTORS®, Inc. to order at 8:32 a.m.  The meeting was held in the Executive Room at the Association office in Murrieta.

Attendance

Linda Hofstatter; Walter Wilson; Howard Dellsite; Joe McGowan; Adam Ruiz; Michael Perciful; Wendy Whitelaw; Debbie Kosum; Terry Ryan; David Hale; Rochelle Wren; Mike Mason; Gene Wunderlich, VPGAD; Denyse Wilson; Lisa Neugebauer and Connie Lynch, CEO. Excused: Frank Galante; Guest: Cynthia Nordskog.

Guest

Guest, Cynthia Nordskog, Education Committee Chair, presented the Board of Directors a program proposal from the Education Committee to put into practice a “Graduate of SRCAR Institute” This designation would include 30 hours of core courses offered by the Committee. Additional information requested.

Joint Finance

A motion was made, seconded and carried to approve the Joint Finance Committee’s recommendations as follows:

  • Recommend approval of the Preliminary Financial Reports (with check register) dated July 31, 2015 and August 31, 2015;
  • Recommend approval of the Bank Balance Report dated July 31, 2015 and August 31, 2015;
  • Recommend approval to advertise in the Temecula Valley Players program at $215.00;
  • Recommend approval to sponsor the W.C.R. State Chapter 2016 Installation as a Leadership Support for $150.00;
  • Recommend approval to donate $150.00 gift card to N.A.R.’s REALTOR® Relief Fund;
  • Recommend approval to sponsor a gift basket (not to exceed $150.00) to the Boys & Girls Club “Our Kids Rock” Fundraiser.

MLS Task Force

A request was made from the MLS Task Force. A motion was made, seconded and carried to recommend to CRMLS, Inc., Operations Committee to eliminate the agent banner on all agent reports in the MLS. In addition, when printing multiple customer reports the agent banner needs to be on each flyer on a continuance print on each individual listing selected.

Governing Committee

A request was made from the Hemet Governing Committee to recommend membership into the San Jacinto Chamber of Commerce. No action taken.

Executive Session

Linda Hofstatter called the Board of Directors, along with the CEO into an Executive Session, at the conclusion of the Executive Session; the regular session of the Board of Directors meeting was reconvened.

A request was made to establish a SRCAR REALTOR® Fund. No action taken.

Consent Agenda

A motion was made, seconded and carried to approve the Consent Agenda dated October 2, 2015,

Presidents Report

President Linda Hofstatter announced that the request for the Murrieta & Hemet building inspection was not completed. A request for roof repairs has been made and will be presented at the next Board of Directors meeting.

Linda Hofstatter called the Board of Directors into an Executive Session, at the conclusion of the Executive Session; the regular session of the Board of Directors meeting was reconvened.

Discussion was made on the 146 South Harvard building in Hemet. A motion was made, seconded and carried to have Director, David Hale, list the commercial building located at 146 South Harvard in the California Regional Multiple Listing Service (CRMLS, Inc.) for $150,000.00. Condition will be as inspected, with a three (3%) percent to the buying Broker.

A request was made from the Education Committee to recommend Cynthia Nordskog as the 2016 Chair and Tahmina Morshed as the 2016 Co-Chair. A motion was made, seconded and carried to accept Cynthia Nordskog as the Education Chair and Tahmina Morshed as the Co-Chair for the 2016 Education Committee.

Vice President Report

Vice President, Adam Ruiz, requested consideration to purchase a Matterport camera. A request was made for additional information. No action taken.

In addition, a recommendation was made on the 2016 N.A.R Delegate. A motion was made, seconded and carried to recommend Michael Perciful to serve a one (1) year term as the 2016 N.A.R. Delegate, as set forth in the Bylaws of N.A.R. and the policies of the Southwest Riverside County Association of REALTORS®.

Discussion was held on the MLS Marketing Meeting. A motion was made, seconded and carried to recommend a policy that any member who adds listings to be displayed at whichever SRCAR MLS Marketing Meeting must verify attendance with the staff liaison in the meeting on the day of the meeting in order for the listing to be displayed. (Effective November 1, 2015)

CEO Report

Connie Lynch, CEO, reported on SRCAR® membership counts, MLS comparison report, CRMLS Citation report.

Government Affairs Report

Gene Wunderlich, VPGAD, presented a written report, in addition to other related information.

Walter Wilson, Government Affairs Director, gave a report on the City of Hemet’s council meeting and current legislative bills in congress, in addition to other related information.

CRMLS Board of Directors

David Hale, CRMLS Director, gave a verbal report.

CRMLS Operations

Howard Dellsite, CRMLS Operations Committee, gave a verbal report.

Next Scheduled Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the Board of Directors for the Southwest Riverside County Association of REALTORS® will be held on Monday, June 1, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. at the Murrieta Association Office in the Executive Room.

CRMLS Finance Committee

Lisa Neugebauer, CRMLS Finance Committee, gave a verbal report.

Adjournment

The next scheduled meeting of the Board of Directors for the Southwest Riverside County Association of REALTORS® will be held on Monday, November 2, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. at the Murrieta Association Office in the Executive Room.
 

Respectfully submitted,

Connie Lynch
CEO