What is the composition of the Master Association Board of Directors and how is it selected?The board is comprised of seven residents who are elected by the membership/residents to serve a term of two years. The election is held in the fall, with results announced at the Annual Meeting, usually held in early February. Once elected, the directors elect the officers of the board: President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary.
What is the difference between the Community Association (the Master Association or HOA) Board and the Country Club Board?Within Wildcat Run, we have two separate governing bodies that deal with different aspects of life within our Community. Each of these organizations has its own Board of Directors and Officers. They act independently, but cooperatively with each other.
The WILDCAT RUN GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB is associated with social and recreational aspects of our community. The Country Club has a separate 9 member Board of Directors and is concerned with the Club’s operations. Their areas of concern are the Country Club, Grill Room, Tennis Courts, Fitness and Wellness Center and the Golf Course. At least one owner of each Lot or Unit must be a social member of the Country Club.
The WILDCAT RUN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION (WRCA) is associated with the maintenance and care taking of our Community in areas not associated with the golf course. The Community Association has its Own Board of Directors with 7 directors and a management company hired to manage Community issues like Design and Review and rules enforcement. The Community Association’s areas of responsibility are the Common areas: roads, storm sewers, perimeter landscaping, lakes, irrigation, entry area and gatehouse, security and enforcement of the Covenants and Restrictions. Every person who is the recorded owner of a Lot or Unit within the sub-division is a member of the Association for as long as they own the Lot or Unit. The Complete list of Association duties and responsibilities is contained in the Articles of Incorporation.
The Wildcat Run Community Association is a homeowners association (HOA) incorporated as a not-for-profit pursuant to Chapter 617 and 720 of the Florida Statutes. Chapter 720 deals mainly with homeowners associations. The Association complies with the Florida Sunshine Laws. All of our meetings are open to all members. There are four sets of documents that govern our Community Association. They are the Declaration of Covenants and Restrictions, The Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws and the Design Review Committee Guidelines. We recommend that all of our residents become familiar with these documents.
What are the fees for the Wildcat Run Community Association?The annual HOA fees for 2019 are $2,055 for residents and $2,595 for lot owners. There is an additional line item which includes the annual bulk cost for Comcast Cable and Internet. The total cost for cable and internet, including all applicable taxes and fees is $86.18 per month for an annual cost of $1,034.16. The total amount due for the fiscal year 2019 is $3,089.16 for residents and $3,629.16 for lot owners.
What is the operating budget?The Operating Budget consists of expected operational expenses and forecasted revenues. It also includes contributions to the statutory reserves: General and Road.
How is the operating budget put together?The operating budget is developed by the WRCA Treasurer and presented to the full Board for approval in October each year.
Does Wildcat Run have a CDD?No. The development of Wildcat Run was completed without the aid of a CDD.
How many homes are within Wildcat Run?There are 450 homes within Wildcat Run. The community is comprised of 6 smaller communities, as noted below, plus single family estate homes.
The Village: 36 condo units
The Lakeside Villas:10 single family villas
Cypress Bend: 2 buildings of 4 units each - Carriage home design
Cypress Cove: 11 buildings of 4 units each - Carriage home design
Wildcat Cove: 40 single family villas
The Pines: 10 units of attached villas for a total of 20 units
What are the different neighborhoods within Wildcat Run?
- Estate Homes: The Estate Homes within our community have been built by some of the most reputable builders in Southwest Florida. Home styles include traditional Florida style and Mediterranean. One of the most attractive features of Wildcat Run Estate Homes is the exceptionally large lot sizes, ranging from one half to three quarters acre. All lots have either lake or golf course views and some enjoy both. There are a total of 292 individual home sites in this community.
- The Villages at Wildcat Run: This condominium enclave of thirty –six (36) attached villas was started in the late 1980’s. It is comprised of eighteen (18) single-story end units, which are two-bedroom, 2 ½ bath units and eighteen (18) two-story units which are three-bedroom, 2 ½ bath units. Views of the lake, preserve and/ or fountain make this a very peaceful setting. An inviting, well-maintained pool and two tennis courts provide additional means to get to know your neighbors.
- Lakeside Villas: Built in the late 1980’s, this condominium community has ten (10) single-family detached homes.There are three separate floor plans with variations including: three bedrooms, two bedrooms with den, and with either two or three baths or two-and-one-half baths. Sizes range from about 2000 to 2300 square feet. This association also has use of the pool and tennis courts at The Villages condominium enclave.
- Cypress Bend: These two unique condominium buildings were built in the early 1990’s and enjoy beautiful lake and preserve views. Each unit has three bedrooms and three baths. The second floor units have an interior elevator from the first floor. These eight (8) very special units also have access to the heated pool and tennis courts of The Villages of Wildcat Run.
- Cypress Cove: The carriage home residences of Cypress Cove, built in 1999-2002 offer a unique blend of privacy and beauty in Wildcat Run’s country club setting. There is an enclave of forty-four (44) homes, featuring four end residences. The 1st floor units have 1759 sq ft and the 2nd floor units have 2140 sq ft. All units have private two car garages. Residents also have access to the community pool which is jointly owned by deed with Wildcat Cove.
- The Pines: This lovely enclave is comprised of ten (10) duplexes, also known as twin villas. Individual units may have as many as three bedrooms and three baths, as well as a den/ office. Views of the fourteenth fairway and green can be seen from each duplex's pool and lanai area.
- Wildcat Cove: A neighborhood of only 40 private residences ranging from 2160 to 2656 square feet of air-conditioned living space, each with its own private pool. Many boast either shimmering lake, nature preserves and championship golf course vistas. The largest models are courtyard models which offer the ultimate in privacy. Residents also have access to the community pool which is jointly owned by deed with Cypress Cove.