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