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Youth Program

This club is promoting youths ages between eight and twenty-two in the field of sport especially in cricket and soccer.

Our club is in partnership with

        The APV – Association of Poinciana Villages

       

 

Currently, we are having COACHING SESSION IN CRICKET AT @Poinciana Community Park 5109 Allegheny Road, Poinciana(Village 7) as schedule.

 We are soliciting youths to join in this program and to register.

 Please contact:

 Peter Jolly                   407-501-0178                  www.poincianacricketclub.com

 Roger Morgan            407-288-3793                  www.Poincianacricketclub.com

 

Latest News


Poinciana group making progress after HOA elections
Feb 17, 2018, 12:17 pm

 

Poinciana group making progress after HOA elections

This article may be viewed at http://www.theledger.com/news/20180214/poinciana-group-making-progress-after-hoa-elections

During Tuesday night’s Association of Poinciana Villages election, FOPV-backed Victor Destremps ran unopposed to win a seat for Village Five. He was appointed to the master board Wednesday morning.

By Mike Ferguson

POINCIANA — The civic nonprofit Friends of Poinciana Villages seems to making headway in its stated goal to have the homeowners’ association controlled by homeowners.

During Tuesday night’s Association of Poinciana Villages election, FOPV-backed Victor Destremps ran unopposed to win a seat for Village Five. He was appointed to the master board Wednesday morning.

"I think there are visible signs of progress being made," said Keith Laytham, a spokesman for FOPV. "At least two master-board positions are FOPV. We’ve doubled our clout."

APV is a community of nearly 27,000 homes that spans parts of Polk and Osceola counties. The homeowners’ association is broken up into nine villages with each governed by a five-member board. One member from each village board is selected to serve on APV’s master board.

FOPV-backed homeowners such as Destremps, Peter Jolly, Martin Negron and Annette Brown-Best have all filed legal action against the HOA and developer AV Homes on claims of vote manipulation and breach of contract.

An arbitration case filed and won by Negron with the Department of Professional Business Regulation last year voided the results of the February 2017 election and forced a "redo" in August. Following that election, FOPV-backed Elizabeth Cousins became the master-board representative for Village One.

AV Homes is allowed to cast votes for undeveloped lots in the community based on the number of homes that could be built there. FOPV’s contention is that the vote numbers are greater than the number of homes that could be built when considering land-use and conservation regulations. FOPV claims the developer uses votes to appoint employees and those favorable to AV Homes to board positions.

Nearly 1,400 block votes were cast during Tuesday night’s election as opposed to about 9,900 in August. Tom Slaten, a lawyer for APV, said that’s simply because there were fewer seats available. Laytham said the arbitration and a court ruling from last year mandate that the developer be given maximum density votes, only as currently amended by the county.

"There’s pretty firm rules for the procedure," Laytham said. "They had better have followed those rules, or there’s going to be problems and we’ll go to our attorney."

Other winners Tuesday night included Felix Gratopp, with Canadian-based investment company Fairhomes Property, who won the only available seat for Village Three and one of two available seats for Village Seven. The other winner for Village Seven was Shane Merali, a corporate representative for Tuscany Preserve.

Both of those men received more than 1,000 block votes. While it is acceptable for candidates like Gratopp to serve on several village boards, Slaten said representing multiple villages on the master board is a practice that is usually avoided.

"It’s discouraged," the Orlando-based lawyer said. "It’s happened one time. We want to try to keep nine different voices."

Elections for Village One, which had one seat available, and Village Eight, which had two seats available, were voided because the number of votes cast equaled less than 10 percent of the number of homes for each village.

That means the previous board members will retain their seats, which includes Gratopp for Village One. Laytham said enforcing the quorum rule is something that wasn’t practiced since August’s election. Slaten, who has been overseeing APV elections since 2016, said that’s not the case.

"There’s always been a quorum requirement," Slaten said.

Laytham said he’s encouraged that fewer block votes are being cast and noted that having two FOPV-backed master-board members allows the civic group to make some inquiries it otherwise couldn’t. He thinks litigation filed against APV is forcing the HOA to be more transparent.

"I don’t think there’s any question that we’re making progress," Laytham said. "When you have someone looking over your shoulder, you tend to be more correct with the way you do things."

Current litigation being heard in the 10th Judicial Circuit was filed by Destremps, Jolly and Brown-Best. Among the claims is that APV violated the 1985 agreement and that deed restrictions were never updated as required by Florida’s Marketable Record Title Act.

An injunction was filed against Destremps and Jolly in 2015 after the two men removed $1.6 million from an APV account and placed it into an account that only they had access to. The majority of the money was later recovered.

For more than two years, FOPV had been fighting APV in courts. Laytham said the association likes to tout its community events like the Poinciana Beautiful Gala as well as infrastructure upgrades at Vance Harmon Park and the recently constructed Mary Jane Arrington Gym and Aquatic Center. But he said the HOA only recently started providing those amenities.

"It’s been in the works for a while," Slaten said. "Since 2013, when the APV master board met with First Service Residential to talk capital projects, we’ve been actively working on these things and looking at funding. These things take time."

As for FOPV, Laytham said it has been contacted for guidance and is working with residents of four other homeowners’ associations that are having similar problems in their communities. Laytham said his group has been invited by State Rep. John Cortes, D-Kissimmee, to speak in Tallahassee about the need for HOA reform.

"The chance of us getting anything past are slim and none," Laytham said. "At least, it’s getting some exposure for what’s going on in Poinciana. These things are not easy, but the work we’re putting in is starting to get people to take notice. We still believe the homeowners’ association should be controlled by the homeowners."

Mike Ferguson can be reached at Mike.Ferguson@theledger.com or 863-401-6981. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeWFerguson.

All of this could not be possible without the financial support from the Poinciana Community. Please contribute whatever you can to support this effort by going to the web page https://www.gofundme.com/PoincianaFreedom and making a contribution.


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HAPPY THANKSGIVING
Nov 23, 2017, 7:29 pm

HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO PCC PLAYERS, FRIENDS AND FAMILIES.


Poinciana Cricket Club Youth Program
Mar 27, 2016, 3:39 pm

Youth from the ages 8 to 22 years age can learn to play cricket or improve the game at the Poinciana Cricket Field @Poinciana Community Park 5109 Allegheny Road, Poinciana(Village 7)  from 9 AM- 12 PM on Saturdays. They could register online at Poincianacricketclub.com or they can contact Peter Jolly/Roger Morgan of Poinciana Cricket Club. Mr. Jolly Telephone Number (407-501-0178) or email pjolly077@aol.com. Roger Morgan Telelphone Number (407-288-3793) or email rmorgan0611@gmail.com.

 

 

 


Annual General Meeting 9/24/2016
Nov 26, 2015, 1:47 pm

The Club held it Annual General Meeting on November 21, 2015, at 440 Acacia Tree Way, Kissimmee, FL. The Following Officers were elected to served for a three (3) years terms.

1.  Peter Jolly --President

2.  Valmiki Ramlall --Vice President

3.  Elizabeth Welsh Cousins --Secretary

4.  Nadira Jamurath --Treasurer

5.  Nicholas John --Assistant Treasurer

 

The Following Positions were appointed

1.  Roger Morgan --Public Relations/Youth Coach

2.  Jason Morgan --Assistant PR

3.  Raghoonanan "Boya" Pustam --Manager

4.  Elvin Stroude --Sergeant Of Arms

5.  Valmiki Ramlall --Vice-Captain

 

 Membership Fees: 

Dues are due from 11/01/16 thru 12/30/2016

We Welcome all new members

 New Member: $125.00 Per Year

Renewal Fee: $100.00 Per Year

Youth Fee: $50.00 Per Year

Senior Fee: $50.00 Per Year

Non-Player Fee: $20.00

Officers Fee: $50.00

 

 

 

 

 


Youth Team Trophy Presentation 3/02/14
Mar 6, 2014, 6:32 pm








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 Game Results
Poinciana Cricket Club (116 For 0) vs Lions Cricket Club (114 For 9)
Sunday, January 14, 2018
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Poinciana Cricket Club (136 For 9) vs Swadesh (132 All Out)
Sunday, January 7, 2018
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Orange County CC (66 All Out) vs Poinciana Cricket Club (70 For 0)
Sunday, December 17, 2017
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Poinciana Cricket Club (147 For 9) vs CLERMONT (146 All Out)
Sunday, December 10, 2017
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Poinciana Cricket Club (126 For 3) vs Royal CC (120 For 8)
Sunday, November 19, 2017
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Coach's Corner


COACHING SESSION IN CRICKET
Apr 22, 2017, 11:00 am

Currently, we are having COACHING SESSION IN CRICKET AT @Poinciana Community Park 5109 Allegheny Road, Poinciana(Village 7) as schedule.


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