A Brief History of the Jacaranda West Homeowners Association

  • On July 26, 1973 the Sarasota County Commissioners rezoned 600 acres of land known as Willow Grove Subdivision to an R-25 classification. At the time of the rezoning Jacaranda Boulevard was known as Venice Gardens Boulevard and ended at Alligator Creek.
  • In June 1974 Gulfstream Land & Development Corp. was named to develop the area and the Willows Homeowners’ Association, Inc. was established.
  • The Kings Court area was originally known as Royal Tee Estates. It was added to the Homeowner’s Association in 1974.
  • The area now bordered by Liesl and Sklar East was originally known as Heritage Lake Estates. It was added to the Homeowner’s Association in 1979.
  • Country Club Village #1 was added in 1979 and #2 was added in 1982.
  • Jacaranda Country Club Villas was added in 1980.
  • Woodlake Condominiums was added in 1983.
  • Cove Pointe was added in 1991.
  • In 1975 the Willows Homeowners’ Association, Inc. name was changed to Jacaranda West Homeowners’ Association #1, Inc. The first bylaws of the Association were filed by Sarasota County on May 9th, 1980.
  • There is another homeowners’ association by the name of Jacaranda Homeowners’ Association #31-32. This association is located basically to the north and west of Gondola Drive.
  • Our Homeowners Association (HOA) is governed by our Declaration, our Bylaws and by Florida’s Statute 720. The goal of this HOA is to maintain a quality environment in the community and to help sustain or enhance property values

— by Bob Purdy

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