St. Augustine Shores Observer

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St. Augustine Shores Observer
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Saint Augustine Shores Observer
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Shores Observer
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PRSRT SDT US POSTAGE PAID ST. AUGUSTINE, FL PERMIT #132St. Augustine Observer 1965 A1A South #180 St. Augustine, FL 32080-6509Whats Inside The Observer This Month...Health Update: Master CompensatorSt. Augustine Shores: February Board UpdateFinancial Focus: Newer Investors: Dont Panic Computer Corner: Anti-VirusMore is not better Civic Association: Party for Paul set for MayApril 2018 NEWS INFORMATION FOR & ABOUT RESIDENTS OF ST. AUGUSTINE, FL St.AugustineObserverSt.AugustineObserverSt.AugustineObserverFree Delivery by US MAIL to over 6,750 Southern St. Augustine Homes Monthly St. Augustine Shores St. Augustine South : Registering a Florida Business Entity? St. Augustines Best Kept Secret Join Us for an Evening of Song & Dance "Chris Thomas & His Band" Spring is Here! Tank?


St. Augustine Observer April 2018 2 New Burger in Town...Only at Cheezees Grill NOW SERVING BEER & WINE! Attractively priced from the low $300,000s. Move-in Ready Homes!


St. Augustine Observer April 2018 3 APRIL DANCES EARLY SOCIAL MAIN SOCIAL FREE for Activity Members, guests are $5.00/pp/class. Bridge Chicago Bridge Card Game Mah Jongg Chair Yoga Yoga Exercise Class - Thai-Chi Dance Class Line Dancing Zumba Writers in the Shores Upcoming Events at the Riverview Club Shores Spring Yard Sale! Early Social: Main Social: Club NewsSt. Augustine Shores Service Corporation February 8th Board Meeting SummaryThis Summary is an overview by the Observer Editor and is not the complete meeting minutes. Minutes are to be approved and posted at the Riverview Club and Association Website. Riverview Club Events Graduation Party Retirement Party Memorial Service Engagement Party O ce/Holiday Party Reunions Fundraisers Anniversaries Baby Shower Dinner Dances Weddings Birthdays Meetings Rehearsals Receptions 790 Chris na Drive St. Augus ne, FL Rent our spacious and elegant ballroom, and/or smaller rooms for your next event! APRIL DANCES EARLY SOCIAL MAIN SOCIAL St. Augustine Shores Spring Yard Sale! Beginner Thai-Chi: FREE Introductory Fitness Pole Walking Clinic with Sheila Vidamour Managers Report Joseph H. Smith III Discussion on Time of Annual Meeting: Progress On Board Goals Curb Appeal: Safety/Security: Operations: Committee Reports ACC General Manager: Riverview Building and Grounds Nicolas Arocha: Deed Restriction Amendments Charles Bouton P: Deed Violation Report Presented. Closing Comments Members Comments Silver Coins Buying U. S. Silver Coins at great prices. Also, Gold and Jewelry! Call Mike at:904-540-2235 Wanted BOBS Bait, Tackle, Produce & Seafood904-794-7501Open-Matt.6:33 Closed-John 5:33 24/7/363 6805 US Hwy 1 South St. Augustine FL 32086Garden River Ranch, LLC P.O. Box 25 Elkton FL 32033


St. Augustine Observer April 2018 4 St. Augustine Shores Service Corporation Approved Operating Budget for the Year July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019 St. Augustine Shores Service Corporation Annual Membership Meeting 2017-2018Friday May 4th, 2018 6:00 PM (doors open at 4:00 PM) Main Hall Riverview Club 790 Christina Drive, St. Augustine FL 32086 ST AUGUSTINE SHORES SERVICE CORPORATION APPROVED OPERATING BUDGET FOR THE YEAR JULY 1, 2018 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2019 GENERAL &COMMON RIVERVIEW POOL 2019 TOTAL2018 TOTAL % CHANGE ADMIN GROUNDSBUILDING BUDGET BUDGET FROM 2018 MAINTENANCE FEES $1,234,080 $1,234,080$1,233,7200.0% LEASE INCOME-COMPOUND 12,516 12,51612,5080.1% ACC PERMITS 3,000 3,000 3,0000.0% TRANSFER FEES 7,896 7,896 7,7402.0% ESTOPPEL FEES 13,896 13,89614,496-4.1% RIVERVIEW ACTIVITY FEES 39,982 39,98238,6013.6% POOL FEES 41,98741,98745,247-7.2% RIVERVIEW RENTALS 52,408 52,40852,4080.0% COMPOUND RENTALS 43,896 43,89638,93412.7% OTHER INCOME 14,521 14,52112,74314.0% TOTAL REVENUE $1,273,393$56,412$92,390$41,987$1,464,183$1,459,3970.3% EXPENSES: PAYROLL $176,294 $33,218$19,000$228,511$222,7272.6% PAYROLL TAXES 14,255 2,6891,53918,48318,0602.3% WORKERS COMP INSURANCE 2,534 478 912 3,9244,729-17.0% DISABILITY INSURANCE 1,824 360 2,1842,1840.0% EMP MED/LIFE INSURANCE 49,824 11,203 61,02759,3762.8% PENSION COSTS 11,580 1,792 13,37211,38617.4% LIABILITY & PROP DAMAGE INSURANCE 11,1803,52011,6803,94330,32333,019-8.2% LEGAL SERVICES 6,000 6,00012,700-52.8% ACCOUNTING SERVICES 17,939 815 466 19,22019,1750.2% OFFICE EXPENSE 28,450 28,45028,642-0.7% POSTAGE 11,401 11,40110,32210.5% ANNUAL MEETING EXPENSE 12,320 12,32012,3200.0% TRAINING 150 220 370 370 0.0% SECURITY 1,5731,620 3,1932,63221.3% CONTRACT LANDSCAPE SERVICE 339,100 339,100322,9545.0% REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE 267 19,11920,3705,36045,11646,014-2.0% TELECOMMUNICATIONS 4,450 672 5,1225,500-6.9% ELECTRICITY 1,101160,23311,8045,968179,105156,78414.2% WATER 377 3,1774,0372,95810,54910,707-1.5% PROPANE 2,366 2,3662,560-7.6% TRASH SERVICE 4,1589,2843,710 17,15214,92314.9% GAS AND OIL 3,140 3,1402,82511.2% SUPPLIES 6,43625,58632,02225,95023.4% OUTSIDE SERVICES 1,84431,80052,0008,00093,64492,4361.3% MISC ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSE 2,573 2,5732,599-1.0% MISC RIVERVIEW EXPENSE 7,785 7,7857,6701.5% MISC COMMON GROUNDS EXPENSE 20,908 20,90819,4787.3% RIVERVIEW ACTIVITY CLUB EXPENSE 28,200 28,20028,2000.0% BAD DEBTS 5,247 5,247 0 TAXES AND LICENSES 353 2,630 350 3,3333,2133.7% LAKE TREATMENT 36,400 36,40030,00021.3% TREE REMOVAL 70,000 70,00070,0000.0% ANIMAL/PEST CONTROL 2,800 2,8002,8000.0% PLANTS, MATERIALS AND MULCH 26,770 26,77026,5450.8% COMPOUND COST 4,450 4,4504,4200.7% SERVICE CHARGES/CREDITS 10,968 (10,968) 0 0 DEPRECIATION 6,93223,07530,6349,44670,08765,7886.5% TOT OPERATING EXPENSES $385,158$753,281$223,532$83,748$1,445,720$1,379,0084.8% NON CASH EXPENSES $7,260$23,075$30,656$9,446$70,436$65,885 6.9% CASH SURPLUS/(DEFICIT) $895,495($673,795)($100,486)($32,315)$88,899$146,274-39.2% RESERVE FUNDING $88,900$146,274-39.2% ACQUISITION OF NEW ASSETS $0 FEE CHANGE ($0) $0 1


St. Augustine Observer April 2018 5 Southern St. AugustineSt. Augustine Travel Club Holy Week Activities at Shores United Medthodist Church Veterans of Foreign Wars Annual Golf Tournament at Shores Golf Club Youth Car Wash Fundraiser Shores United Methodist Church St. Augustine South Improvement Association Looking for Community New Members Ballroom Dance Association Installed 2018 Board of Directors Past Lives: Real or Imagined? Temple Bet Yams Murder Mystery Theater Presents Don Carrasino and the Murdered Mobster Orchid Society April Meeting Robert C. Kelsey MD Accepting New Patients(904) 827-0078 Cardiology and Internal Medicine2720 U.S. HWY 1 SOUTH, STE B ST. AUGUSTINE, FL 32086 Please support the businesses in the Observer! They make this publication possible... Thank you!


St. Augustine Observer April 2018 6St Augustine Genealogical Society General Session Meeting April 21, 2018 St. Johns County First Coast Card Newcomers Clubs Wags 'n Whiskers Pet Shelter Buy a Table Spot Flea Markets First Coast Newcomers Club Of Northeast Florida Recreation Events: April 2018 Dream Interpretation Class Children's Shorebird Nesting Programby St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Bird Watching and Recreational Opportunities at Masters Tract Free Quit Smoking Class Old City Scrabblers Heritage Baptist Church Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Morning Service 10:30 a.m. Evening Services 5:30 p.m. Wednesday Night Services 7 p.m. 1480 Wildwood Drive St. Augustine, Fl 32086 904-824-8888 countertops, Walkthru units, seats, grab tubs & showers 904-806-0360


7 St. Augustine Observer April 2018 If you or a loved one are in need of Rehabilitation after a Hospital Stay, we know your goal is to get Home as soon as possible. Our Friendly and Professional Nursing and Rehabilitation staff will get you or a loved one healthy with all the necessary skills you will need to return home. Please Call or Stop by for a Tour Today!(904) 797-1800200 Mariner Health Way St. Augustine, FL 32086MOULTRIE CREEKNURSING & REHAB CENTER


St. Augustine Observer April 2018 8 904-540-7528 Josh Dietly, Contractor/Estimator 4965 Crescent Technical Court St. Augustine, FL 32086 Lic # BL-5746 Berta Odom Cell: 904-466-0114 E-Mail: Web: Residential/Commercial Prompt, Reliable Service Licensed & Insured www.bakercompanyinc.comCall Us At794-7001IrrigationLawn Care Wild Flower Meadow Group Anti-Virus More is not betterComputer Corner Steven Aldrich is a technology advisor with decades of experience as an IT Director and is the owner of First Coast Computer Services. Contact Steven if you need a trusted advisor to come to your business or home and help with your technology. See my ad on this page. or (904) 479-5661. License AL#12763


9 St. Augustine Observer April 2018 Fresh Fruit & Vegetables Local Vine Ripe Tomatoes Local Shrimp Call for AvailablilityCurries Market904-460-2470Shores Plaza on Santa Maria Blvd. TAX LAW | WILLS, TRUSTS & ESTATE PLANNING PROBATE & GUARDIANSHIPS | ELDER LAW BUSINESS & CORPORATE | ASSET PROTECTION REAL ESTATE & TITLE CLOSINGS | LITIGATION CONDOMINIUM & HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION Jackson Law Group 1301 Plantation Island Drive, Suite 304 St. Augustine, Florida 32080 (904) 823-3333 | I can help make it happen! Call Now for a Free Market Analysis of your Property!!!!(904) 521 A1A Beach Blvd. St. Augustine, FL 32080 Fax (904) 461-8879 First Restaurant in St. Augustine Beaches and St. Augustine News Journal and Shores Observer Ad Updated 10/13/17 Total Confidentiality Assured in Inquiry Who Owns the Buried Gas Tank?


St. Augustine Observer April 2018 10 (904) 824-1672 904-392-7896 Home Visits & Walks Denise & Jared Click Shores ResidentsDog making your yard a mess? We will clean it up! 904-797-6769 or Email: PORTOFINO FULL SERVICE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT. OUR INVENTORY IS LOW. .WE NEED RENTALS! Colby Keefe is an associate at Jackson Law Group. After earning her Bachelor of Arts from Flagler College in 2012, Ms. Keefe earned her J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law in Athens, Georgia.Registering a Florida Business Entity? by Bill Jones, President www.thecivicassociation.comSt. Augustine Beach Civic AssociationParty for Paul set for May 16th Flagler Memorial Cremation Society669-1809


St. Augustine Observer April 2018 11 AFFORDABLE LIVING TRUSTSNow theres no excuse for you and your family not to benefit from the advantages of a Revocable Living Trust especially if you own your own home or condo.Single Person $345Married Couple $445 ROBERT D. SCHWARTZAttorney At Law Certified Public AccountantSt. Augustine 100 Island Cottage Way St. Augustine, Florida 32080 Ponte Vedra Center 822 N. A1A Highway, Suite 310 Ponte Vedra, Florida, 32082 Available By Appointment West Pointe Plaza 389 Palm Coast Parkway SW, Suite #4 Palm Coast, Florida 32137 Available By Appointment Mr. Schwartzs qualications include: Graduate of Univ. of Florida College of Law with honors. Graduate Cum Laude from Florida State University. National Speaker on Estate & Tax PlanningThe hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be basedsolely upon advertisement. Before you decide, ask me to send you freewritten information about my quali cation and experience. Plus additional incidental costsToll Free 1-866-34-TRUST (1-866-348-7878) OR 1-888-615-8641 REASONABLE PROMPT COURTEOUS SERVICEBuddy MurrahNo Ovehead-Lower Prices! (904) 794-5427 Over 33 Years Experience Same Day Service (Most Cases) (904) 479-5661 www.fccspro.comFirst Coast Computer Services is a Service Mark of First Coast Business Consultants, LLCCall First Coast Computer Services for PC, Mac, iPad, Tablet, WiFi, Printer, File Backup, File Recovery, Virus Protection & Removal Computer, Tablet and Smart Phone TrainingTrusted, Patient & Polite Service for over 20 years Computer Problems? New Computer?Express ServiceAt Your Home or Business (904) 479-5661Spring Cleaning Special! Lawn Maintenance Cell (904) 501-3976LLC: L09000017989 The St. Augustine Community Chorus Annual Pops 2018 Performances 8JMEXPPE%SJWFrrUNBSZTCUTPSH .BTT5JNFVOEBZT Mass Time 10:00 Sundays Healing Mass 1st Wednesday 12:00 Noon All are welcome!!


12 St. Augustine Observer April 2018 St.Augustine Observer News & Information for residents & visitors in St. Augustine FL St. AugustineObserverLocal News & Information for residents & visitors By Rob Stanborough PT, DPT, MHSc, MTC, CMTPT, FAAOMPT First Coast Rehabilitation (904) 829-3411 Rob Stanborough is a physical therapist serving St. Augustine for nearly 10 years. He is president and co-owner of First Coast Rehabilitation, as well as co-author of Myofascial Manipulation:Theory & Application, 3rd ed by Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Therapists and has presented on the topic of soft tissue dysfunction in a variety of venues. Read previous columns posted on www. Master Compensator


13 St. Augustine Observer April 2018 Fairview Condominium Greens Condominium Casa Bella Condominium The St. Augustine Observer dents. Free ads Are Not to Promote a Business or Personal Service. Cliff Logsdon, Publisher/Editor The Shores Service Corporation Shores Homeowners Association (904) 794-2000 www.staugshores.orgShores Service Corporation Bingo St. Augustine South Community CalendarThe St. Augustine South Improvement Association (904) 794-5129 Associate News Editor Joan Nizza 904-687-8726 Joe Thomas, Sales Walk-ins Welcome! Sharon & Huong invite you to bring in this ad for...... 377-2365 794-0998 904-797-99512765 US 1 S., St. Augustine 32086Quality Yarns & Accessories WE DO PLUMBING! 824-183620. 00 $Licensed # CFC057849 Monthly Meeting: 3rd Wednesday 7:00 PMFOR SALE: FOR SALE: FOR SALE FOR SALE WANTED TO BUY St. Augustine South Improvement AssociationCommunity Block Grants Topic at Monthly Meeting Our Community Newspapers Reach Thousands of St. Johns County Residents by U.S. Mail. Call 607-1410 To Advertise Your Business Or Service JORGES HANDYMAN SERVICE, INC. TRIM & FINE FINISH CARPENTRYCustom Interior Woodwork Cabinets Closets Shelves Doors REMODELING AND RESTORATION(904) 315-8550Lic. # ST-7256Free Estimates Find Joy at Shores United Methodist!


14 St. Augustine Observer April 2018 Financial Focus Information Provided by Edward Jones Not thrown on lawns or driveways This article was written by Edward Jones for use by your local Edward Jones Financial Advisor. Newer Investors: Dont Panic if Bear Market Returns


St. Augustine Observer April 2018 15 DID YOU KNOW 2820 US 1 S. St. Augustine FL 32086 St.Augustine Properties, Inc. CASA BELLA FAIRWAY APARTMENTS Informatively Speaking... Some interesting "Shores" Numbers (from the Last 6 months sales) THE GREENS "Diaries of a Shores Grand-Dad" by Dirk Schroeder Drama Evangelist, Mark Winter Brings Bible to Life


St. Augustine Observer April 2018 16 Dr. Howard Epstein, Urologist Howard B. Epstein, M.D., FACS Incontinence Jonathan Baron PA-C824-1450Now accepting appointments and referrals240 Southpark Circle East St. Augustine, FL Katherine Gardner NP-C 904-347-5638 Chris Barnes, CPO 4965 Crescent Technical Court St. Augustine, FL 32086 FREE 1st Month with Annual Agreement