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Minutes of the September 12, 2023 Meeting
Board of Trustees of the Beacon Meadows Special Dependent Tax District
Northdale Park & Rec, 15510A Hooting Owls Place., Tampa, Florida


Trustees Present:        Wendy McCrorey (President), Dena Galyardt (Vice President), Barbara Appel (Treasurer), Allen McCrorey (Trustee), Carol Coon (Trustee), Steve Castry (Trustee)

Trustees Absent:         Penny Phillips (Secretary)


The meeting was called to order by Wendy at 7:02 p.m.

Secretary's Report 

The minutes of the July 2023 Board meeting were read in advance by Trustees.  Carol made a motion, seconded by Steve, that the minutes be approved.  The motion was approved by a vote of 6-0.  There were no minutes for August 2023, since no meeting was held and no one from the public was present.


Treasurer’s Report (August 2023) (rounded to nearest dollar)

Revenue from previous month:  $0


Utilities - $118 (43.00)

Landscape maintenance - $815 (46.00)

Cash in bank:  $53,410

Available to spend:  $48,910

Barbara reported that the Gunn Hwy. entrance water bill is more reasonable again.


Old Business


Status of FY24 Budget Package – Approval of the FY24 budget by the Board of County Commissioners is still pending.

Unaudited Financial Statement Notice to Property Owners – This notice was mailed to all property owners and was received by all Trustees at the meeting.

Repairs to Gunn Hwy. Wall – No updates available. This topic was tabled until a future Board meeting.


New Business


Beginning of FY24:  October 1

  • Approval of Monthly Meeting Schedule  - Barbara made a motion to continue holding meetings the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Northdale Recreation Center, 15510 Hooting Owls Place, Tampa.  Wendy seconded the motion.  The motion was approved by a vote of 6-0.  Barbara will submit the notice to the Tampa Times Bulletin Board for publication as is required.

  • Re-appointment of Officers – This topic was tabled until the October Board meeting.

Upcoming Preparation for Unaudited Financial Statement for FY23 – Barbara reported that she submitted the letter of engagement to King & Walker (CPA’s) and will submit the necessary documentation in October.

Statement of Financial Interests (Form 1) – Carol reported that, in 2024, these documents will be submitted electronically rather than by paper through the mail.


There being no further business, Barbara made a motion, seconded by Carol, that the meeting be adjourned at 7:15 p.m. The motion was approved by a vote of 6-0.


Penny Phillips, Secretary ______________________­­ (finalized minutes)


Wendy McCrorey, President ____________________ (took meeting notes)

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