HOA Resolutions

The following Dock Resolutions are those that have been formally approved by the Laguna HOA Board. These resolutions are in addition to the rules and covenants that are found in your own Slip License, the Laguna Master Association documents, the Riviera Dunes Master Association documents and city, state and county regulations.

Dock Insurance, Repairs, Upgrades, Assessments and Fees (Adopted 9/30/2013)

1. INSURANCE. The HOA shall purchase Docks (physical loss), General Liability and Marine Operators Legal Liability insurance coverage for the Laguna Dock as soon as possible from Essex Insurance Company as described in a quotation received from Des Champs Gregory & Hayes Inc in July 2013 (attached). The Dock Valuation method shall be "Agreed Value" in the amount of $375,000.00. The HOA shall pay the $21,363.90 insurance premium and pass the cost to the slip licensees via special assessment.

2. MAINTENANCE. The HOA shall undertake as soon as possible a project to make needed repairs, perform maintenance and install safety equipment on the dock as per the costs and description of work set forth in the Laguna Dock Committee's "Bolts, Tread plates and Safety Equipment Project Description" (attached.) This project shall have an approved budget of $19,216.21. The HOA shall pay the project costs as incurred. The HOA shall charge the budgeted amount to the slip licensees via special assessment. This project shall include at least the following items:

Install anti-slip mat on dock ramp
Install three fire extinguisher stations, one with a throw ring
Tightening of dock structural bolts
Replacement of tread plate fasteners and rusted tread plates
Remediation of areas of rust on dock metal structure
Repair and resurfacing of the dock deck
Repair or replacement of damaged power stanchions

3. ACCRUED EXPENSES. During the last twelve months the HOA has accrued dock expenses in the amount of $820.91 for dock inspections and repairs and dock committee operations as listed on the Past Dock Expenses Listing (attached). These expenses shall be charged to the slip licensees via special assessment.

4. SPECIAL ASSESSMENT. As soon as possible the HOA's management company shall issue a special assessment to the Slip Licensees of record to cover the dock insurance and maintenance costs in sections 1, 2 and 3 above. The total special assessment amount of $41,401.02 shall be divided equally between the 28 slip licenses and rounded up to the next whole dollar resulting in an assessment of $1,479.00 for each slip license. The special assessment shall be levied against the condo unit to which each slip license is assigned and standard HOA fee collection procedures shall apply. Funds from the special assessment shall be accounted for by the management company in a separate "Dock Operating and Maintenance" bookkeeping account apart from general HOA funds and shall be reserved solely for dock operating and maintenance expenses.

5. HOA FEES. To provide for ongoing dock operations, insurance, maintenance and repairs, as soon as possible the HOA's management company shall begin charging and collecting quarterly "Dock HOA Fees" from slip licensees of record. The initial quarterly Dock HOA Fee for each slip shall be $275.00 based upon the initial approved Dock Operating and Maintenance Budget
 (attached). The quarterly Dock HOA Fee shall be adjusted as necessary when subsequent Dock Operating and Maintenance Budgets are approved by the Board. The quarterly Dock HOA Fees shall be levied against the condo unit to which each license is assigned and standard HOA fee collection procedures shall apply. The quarterly Dock HOA Fees shall be accounted for by the management company separate from the standard HOA fees and the funds collected shall shall remain in a "Dock Operating and Maintenance" bookkeeping account apart from general HOA funds and shall be reserved soley for dock operating and maintenance expenses.

6. PROPERTY TAXES. Property taxes are not included in the Dock Operating and Maintenance Budget. The HOA's management company shall apportion the total amount of the annual tax bill to the slip licensees on a per slip square footage basis. The management company shall send an individual tax bill to each slip licensee annually. Slip tax bills shall be levied against the condo unit to which each slip license is assigned and standard HOA fee collection procedures shall apply.

7. SLIP UTILITIES. Electricity usage by the slip licensees is not included in the Dock Operating and Maintenance Budget. The HOA's management company shall bill each slip licensee for the electrical usage at each slip at recurring intervals recommended by the HOA's management company and approved by the Dock Committee. Individual slip electricity billing amounts shall be determined by reference to individual electric usage meters or by other method of allocation recommended by the HOA's management company and approved by the Dock Committee. Water usage by the slip licensees is not included in the Dock Operating and Maintenance Budget and will not be charged to slip licensees. Slip utility bills shall be levied against the condo unit to which each slip license is assigned and standard HOA fee collection procedures shall apply.

To download a .pdf package of all the supporting documents referred to in the above resolution to view on your computer click here

Dock Committee Authorization (Adopted 1/3/2013)

The Laguna Dock Committee is hereby authorized to administer and manage dock operations on behalf of the Board as follows:

1. Dock operating domains within which the Laguna Dock Committee may organize itself and undertake actions without prior approval by the Board include:

a. monitoring compliance with government regulations and dock permits and licenses by licensees and boatowners; 
b. communications with slip licensees and boat owners; and any person, company, association or agency related to Dock Committee responsibilities; 
c. maintaining the Laguna Association Boat Slips Book; 
d. establishment of and policing of dock rules and regulations; 
e. recommendation of enforcement actions to the Board; 
f. preparation of dock budgets for approval by the Board; 
g. procurement of dock upgrades, maintenance, repairs, utilities, safety, security, emergency response and/or disaster recovery equipment and/or services that are within Board-approved dock budgets or are pre-approved by the Board; 
h. allocation of dock expenses to slip licensees and the methods of their accounting and collection; and
i. organizing slip licensees and representing their interests to the Board.

2. Actions by the Laguna Dock Committee that are not within the domains identified in the previous paragraph require prior approval by the Board.

Slip Tenants and Guests (Adopted 1/3/2013)

  1. A Laguna boat dock slip may be rented only: (a) to a Board-approved tenant of any Laguna condo and not beyond the termination of the condo lease; or (b) to another Laguna condo unit owner. A rented slip may not be sub-rented to a third party.

    The Laguna slip license holder remains fully responsible and accountable to the Laguna HOA for all compliance by the slip tenant and for providing all information required for the Laguna Boat Slips Book including, but not limited to, slip and boat contacts information and copies of the boat's registration and insurance.
  2. A Laguna boat dock slip license holder may allow a guest to use the licensed Laguna slip but only for such time as the guest is physically in residence at a Laguna condo unit. (See Laguna HOA Rules for the duration limits of condo guests.) The guest's vessel may not remain in the Laguna slip during a named storm. All guest vessels must be registered with Laguna Security or the Laguna Dock Committee upon occupancy of the slip.

  3. This resolution replaces the prior resolution on the same matter adopted on 10/11/2012.


Notice of Charging Dock Expenses to Slip Licensees (Adopted 10/11/2012)

The Dock Committee, in its initial communication to Slip Licensees, to reiterate that all reasonable expenses of the dock maintenance, upkeep and repair will be charged to the Slip Licensees. The first anticipated "new" expense will be a professional inspection, above and below waterline, to obtain a baseline of the dock's condition and propose a maintenance schedule. Future anticipated expenses may relate to acquiring appropriate safety, emergency and environmental tools and resources. (Note: charging appropriate expenses to Slip Licensees has always been in place for taxes and electricity.)

The "Laguna Slip Licensee Book" (Adopted 10/11/2012)

The Dock Committee will institute a "Laguna Slip Licensee Book" and communicate to all slip license holders the requirement that they provide all appropriate documentation by January 31, 2013.

Slip Licensee Responsibility and Accountability (Adopted 10/11/2012)

EACH LAGUNA SLIP LICENSEE IS FULLY RESPONSIBLE AND ACCOUNTABLE TO THE LAGUNA HOA FOR ALL COMPLIANCE OF RULES AND COVENANTS BY THE SLIP LICENSEE, SLIP TENANTS OR SLIP GUESTS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY DAMAGE TO HOA PROPERTY, REMOVAL OF SUNKEN VESSELS AND POLLUTION CLEANUP. THE SLIP LICENSEE SHALL IMMEDIATELY TAKE ACTION TO BRING A NON-COMPLIANT SITUATION INTO COMPLIANCE AND THE ACTIONS NECESSARY BY THE SLIP LICENSEE SHALL NOT BE LIMITED OR GOVERNED BY THE ACTIONS OR INACTIONS OF A SLIP TENANT, SLIP GUEST OR THIRD PARTIES. THE OBLIGATIONS OF THE SLIP LICENSEE ARE NON-TRANSFERRABLE TO ANY OTHER PARTY. THE SLIP LICENSEE SHALL DEFEND AND HOLD THE HOA HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIMS ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO A SLIP TENANT OR SLIP GUESTS OR INVITEES AND THE SLIP LICENSEE SHALL REIMBURSE THE HOA FOR ANY EXPENSES INCURRED BY THE HOA, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO REASONABLE ATTORNEY FEES FOR A CONSULTING ATTORNEY TO MONITOR THE DEFENSE OF THE HOA BY THE SLIP LICENSEE. THE SLIP LICENSEE SHALL ALSO REIMBURSE THE HOA FOR ANY ENFORCEMENT COSTS OF THIS PROVISION INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO REASONABLE ATTORNEY FEES. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH HEREIN, SHOULD THE SLIP LICENSEE FAIL, IN THE SOLE OPINION OF THE HOA, TO TAKE TIMELY ACTION TO BRING A NON-COMPLIANCE CLAIM INTO COMPLIANCE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO REPAIR OF DAMAGE TO COMMUNITY PROPERTY, POLLUTION CLEAN UP AND SUNKEN VESSEL REMOVAL, THEN THE HOA, MAY, WITHOUT OBLIGATION OR ASSUMPTION OF LIABILITY, TAKE WHATEVER ACTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO ACHIEVE COMPLIANCE AND CHARGE ALL EXPENSES INCURRED TO THE SLIP LICENSEE WHO SHALL PAY THESE EXPENSES WITHIN 30 DAYS.

Slip Tenants and Guests (Adopted 10/11/2012. Replaced 1/3/2013)

This resolution was replaced by a newer resolution on the same matter.

  1. A Laguna boat dock slip may be rented only: (a) to the tenant of the Laguna condo to which the Laguna boat slip's license is assigned and not beyond the termination of the condo lease; or (b) to another Laguna condo unit owner (not tenant).
  2. The Laguna slip license holder remains fully responsible and accountable to the Laguna HOA for all compliance by the slip tenant and for providing all information required for the Laguna Boat Slips Book including, but not limited to, slip and boat contacts information and copies of the boat's registration and insurance.
  3. A Laguna boat dock slip license holder may allow a guest to use the licensed Laguna slip but only for such time as the guest is physically in residence at a Laguna condo unit. (See Laguna HOA Rules for the duration limits of condo guests.) The guest's vessel may not remain in the Laguna slip during a named storm.

Laguna Dock Committee Creation (Adopted 4/4/2012)

  1. The Laguna Dock Committee will be comprised of no fewer than two and no more than five members. The maximum size of the committee can be reviewed by the committee once a calendar year to determine if expansion is warranted.
  2. All members of the Dock Committee must be slip licensees.
  3. The Laguna HOA will have right of approval/appointment of dock committee members.
  4. The Dock Committee will select its own chairperson and any other designated roles required by the committee.
  5. The Dock Committee becomes a "standing committee" of the Laguna HOA and will be pulled out from under the Architectural Control/Building Maintenance Committee.

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