Neighborhood News
Annual Members Meeting 2020
Posted on Mar 12th, 2020
The Bentwood 2020 Annual Members Meeting achieved a quorum with enough members either present or represented by proxy. All three incumbent directors nominated themselves for another year. A call for more nominations were asked, there were no other nominations. The incumbent directors signed a budget in front of the membership and apologized for the late budget and for not having a budget meeting for owners to voice their concerns and input (required by law) but said they would make every effort to stay on schedule next year. The incumbent directors took a count of those present who would like to reinstate the CCR’s, a show of hands were taken and the consensus was “many people are interested” although no official count was given. President: Steve Thumbeck, Vice President: Jeff Walker, Secretary: Howard Fox and Treasurer: Howard Fox will remain for another year.
What is MRTA and how does it affect Bentwood?
Posted on Sep 14th, 2019
MRTA has been mentioned by various property owners who state the association is expired or dissolved. What is MRTA? How does it affect Bentwood and what is the current state of the association? Click here to find out
Are Sewers Replacing Our Bentwood Septic Systems?
Posted on Jul 24th, 2019
There have been conversations and discussions regarding the Bentwood community converting its septic tanks over to city sewers. Several property owner asked us to try and find out. Here is what we found … Click Here
Organizational Meeting 2019 Results
Posted on Jul 18th, 2019
The Bentwood 2019 Organizational Meeting achieved a quorum with 2 members present in person and 1 via conference call. By unanimous vote  President: Steve Thumbeck, Vice President: Jeff Walker, Secretary: Howard Fox and Treasurer: Howard Fox were duly elected.
Annual Members Meeting 2019 Resumption Results
Posted on Jul 10th, 2019
The Bentwood 2019 Annual Members Meeting Resumption achieved a quorum with 47 members present or represented by proxy. One in-person self nomination was made. Two additional nominations were accepted by the membership after the entire membership present was asked if there were any objections. No objections were made. With only 3 nominations an election was not required. Both previous directors individually choose not to self-nominate as they indicated they would not nominate themselves if enough interest was present to replace them. The organization meeting for the 3 directors to elect its officers is scheduled for July 17th, 2019 at the Port Orange City Center Municipal Complex located at 1000 City Center Circle, Port Orange, FL 32129 at 6:30 PM in the Council Chambers. The Council Chambers are located on the first floor. Congratulations to the new board of directors.
Annual Members Meeting 2019
Posted on Mar 14th, 2019

The Bentwood Annual Members Meeting on March 13th, 2019 at 2:00 PM in the council chambers at the Port Orange City Center did not achieve a quorum (19 parcels at 2:20 PM) and no official business was conducted.

Annual Members Meeting 2018
Posted on Mar 15th, 2018
The Bentwood Annual Meeting on March 14, 2018 did not achieve a quorum and no official business was conducted.
Hurricane Irma emergency cleanup has been completed
Posted on Nov 6th, 2017
The Bentwood Common Area curb has been cleared of debris, trimmed and mowed. There were large amounts of garbage, lumber, bricks and several areas of concrete poured onto the ground, probably from wheel barrels. Weekly service to cut grass and edge the mulch/tree line is under review.
The Bentwood Common Area was cleared of all logs, broken limbs and other large natural obstructions. Over 10,000 lbs. of large logs were removed by hand due to the nature of the deck and dock. Additional broken trees, fallen limbs and other brush constitute another 30,000 lbs of debris removed. Much of the brush is being recycled into mulch possibly for the path and parking areas, keeping with our vision of a natural community. is now operational.
Posted on Nov 2nd, 2017
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This website is NOT affiliated with, funded by, or in any way associated with the Bentwood Property Owners Association. This website is privately funded and operated by the Bentwood Initiative. It operates in support of the Bentwood Community as a resource and repository of information for anyone seeking information regarding the Bentwood Community.

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The Bentwood Initiative mission includes the protection of the bentwood home owners, visitors and their children, the continual support and recruitment of a strong board of directors and officers who understand its role and pursues it with passion, and to encourage the proper adherence to the community bylaws and Florida Statutes.
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