Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
HOW IS THE PRESERVE AT LAKE THOMAS ORGANIZED/MANAGED?
There are five Board of Directors elected yearly in December (two for two-year terms, and the remaining three serve one-year terms). The HOA employs a management company to oversee the day-to-day operations for the community.
IS MEMBERSHIP IN THE ASSOCIATION OPTIONAL?
No. Every homeowner is required to be a member, pay the required assessments, and abide by the community’s rules and bylaws.
I PURCHASED MY HOME IN JUNE. DO I HAVE TO PAY A FULL YEAR'S ASSESSMENT FOR THE FIRST YEAR?
No. The assessment is prorated at closing.
ARE THERE OTHER FEES ASSOCIATED WITH THE ASSOCIATION?
Some special/emergency projects may require special assessments.
HOW DOES THE ASSOCIATION ENFORCE THE RULES/REGULATIONS?
This is handled by The Board through the management company and determined by the nature of the offense.
WHAT DO MY HOA FEES COVER?
Maintenance of common areas, gates, maintenance of boardwalk, and the association's administrative expenses
I BELIEVE A VIOLATION OF THE RULES/REGULATIONS IS TAKING PLACE, WHAT DO I DO?
Contact Ron Trowbridge at 813-264-1119
INTERESTED IN REPAINTING OR MAKING A MODIFICATION/ADDITION(S) TO MY PROPERTY, WHAT ARE THE PROCEDURES?
All modifications/additions/changes to home and landscaping must be in writing and approved by the architectural committee and The Board. Oversized documents and plans should be submitted to the management company at P.O. Box 273708 Tampa FL 33688. Regular sized documents can be scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHO ARE MY UTILITY PROVIDERS?
Electricity - Duke Energy
Water/Sewer - Pasco County Utilities
Trash - Waste Connections
IS THIS A GATED COMMUNITY?
Yes, there are two gates in/out of the community.
HOW DO I REPORT A STREET LIGHT OUTAGE?
Street lights are serviced by Duke Energy. You can contact them directly via their website: Report a street light outage.