Board Orientation Agenda- Aug. 24

Friday, August 24, 2018
7:00 a.m., Assateague Room, Community Center

7:00      Continental Breakfast

7:10      Welcome, Introduction, Overview, Goals for the Day – Doug Parks, Association President

7:15      Adjournment to closed session for the purpose of consultation with the OPA attorney on legal matters, specifically pertaining to pending legal matters, as permitted by the MD Homeowner’s Association Act, Section 11B-111(4)(iii).

8:00      Adjournment to Open Session

Governing documents – Jeremy Tucker

Lerch, Early, Brewer company profile, contract with OPA, and scope of legal services currently provided General review/explanation of governance documents, form of governance and roles of Board and General Manager. Review of key issues that relate to legal counsel such as communication and board/staff interaction, open/closed meeting requirements, and freedom of information.   Standards for conducting business in meetings.

10:00    Review of Association’s Financial Condition – John Viola, Association Treasurer

10:30    OPA Departments and Department Heads Meet and Greet — John Bailey, General Manager

11:00    Status report on Forensic Audit and Mediacom Contract — John Bailey, General Manager


11:15    Public Comments (limit 5 minutes)

11:30    Tour of OPA Facilities — John Bailey, General Manager

Sanctuary Crabbing Pier

Bulkhead Project Work Site

Swim & Racquet Complex

1:15      Lunch at Tern Grille & Tour of Country Club

2:45      Priorities for Board of Director Relations/Interaction — Doug Parks, Association President

OPA Mission and Vision Focus

Director-to-Director Communication and Effective Use of Meeting Time in Conducting Association Business

Financial Stewardship

Engagement with Strategic Planning Needs

Effective Board/Management Relations: Communication and GM performance Review

3:45      Adjournment

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