Cantamar is a great community of well-maintained single-family homes
located in the Town of Cutler Bay, Florida (south Miami-Dade County).
We are well-located just minutes from shopping, major highways and Black Point Marina.
Our strong Homeowners’ Association with low fees
maintains Cantamar as a safe and attractive family-oriented community,
and also sponsors fun and free activities for both children and adults.


Welcome to our Website

The Cantamar Homeowners’ Association
maintains this website to keep our residents and the community informed
about our great neighborhood.

As always, any suggestions or comments are welcome!
Just email

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Important Special Meeting

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm
at the
Palmetto Bay Branch Library (Feller Room),
17641 Old Cutler Road.

The purpose of this Special Meeting is to approve a Proposed Amendment to Article 7.5 of the Declaration
which discusses leases and providing, in addition, for a 12 month prohibition on leasing during the first 12 months of ownership;
providing for a “cap” on leasing of 15%; requiring a security deposit and setting forth criteria for approval of leases.
Click here for the Agenda for the Special Meeting.

Please read through this Proposed Amendment, then fill out the Proxy indicating a YES or NO vote, and return it to
T&G Management by mail to 18001 Old Cutler Road, #643 Palmetto Bay Florida 33157.
You may also email the form to or fax it to 305 255-0808.

If your home is owned by more than one person (including a husband and wife) or a corporation,
you must also complete a
Voting Certificate.
If you fail to complete the Voting Certificate, your vote cannot be counted for the Special Meeting.
Please forward the Voting Certificate to the
Secretary, Cantamar Homeowners Association, Inc
c/o T & G Management Services, Inc.
18001 Old Cutler Road, Suite 643, Palmetto Bay, FL 33157
or fax it to (305) 255-0808 or e-mail it to admin@

The regularly scheduled Board of Directors Meeting
will take place immediately following this Special Meeting

All residents are welcome to attend.
At this meeting, the Board will be reviewing the 2020 Budget.
Come learn what your Board is working on to keep Cantamar a great place to live,
and how your Dues will be spent to maintain our beautiful neighborhood.

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Remaining 2019 Social Events

Our exciting Fall & Holiday Events are coming up thanks to our Social Committee.
We hope to see many of our neighbors at these Events:

November 14, Turkey Raffle, Winner will receive a Publix Gift Card, to be announced November 14

December 1 — 20, Christmas/Holiday Decorating Contest, Winner to be announced December 21st

December 15, Santa Comes To Cantamar, Front Entrance Park, 1:30 – 3:30 pm

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Annual Meeting & Election Results

At the Annual Meeting on August 21st, once again,
we did not obtain a quorum to hold the Election so the current board will continue to serve.

Many thanks to Pete, Orlando, Marco, Selma & John for working to keep Cantamar the great neighborhood that it is.

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New Paint Colors Approved

Your ACC and Board of Directors have approved some additional paint colors.
They also removed some old colors.
You can check out the list of approved colors here.

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Drum Roll Please…

Announcing the
2019 Annual Landscape Contest Winner(s)

 It was a tough decision for the judges, but we have a winner!
The winner received a $50 Prize & a Certificate.
Congratulations to the residents at 20631 SW 87th Court!

In addition, there were so many great looking yards
that we also have a second place yard and 2 honorable mentions.

Second place goes to 8882 SW 204th Lane.

Honorable Mention to 8830 SW 204th Street

 and Honorable Mention to 20456 SW 89th Avenue

Congratulations to all the beautiful landscapes!

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What to do if you find
a Wayward Publix Shopping Cart

If you come across a Publix shopping cart in our neighborhood,
please call Publix at 305-235-2214, ask for Customer Service,
and report its location so they can pick up.

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Corporations/Entities Purchasing Homes to Rent

The Board of Directors and Management in our continuing efforts to make improvements
to the community would like to invite the input from our residents regarding home purchasers.

Right now any home in the community can be sold to an owner
who has no intention of residing in the home or becoming a part of our community.
Some buyers are recently formed corporations/entities that invest in homes to rent.
This is not to say these entities are bad or harmful to our community.

However, there have been some issues when
they have not responded appropriately to maintenance requests, etc.,
and some tenants have not always acted in the interest of our community.

The Board has determined a possible solution would be to modify our Association documents
to include a new rule that a purchaser of a home in the community
must not rent the home for the first year of ownership.
That may help deter most investment entities from making the purchase.
The rationale is to attempt to ensure that Cantamar remains a family-oriented community.

Please send a brief email to with the subject line
“Attn: Board — Document Change regarding Rentals,”
to let us know if you would be in favor of this change to the Documents.
We want to gauge if the effort required to obtain the two-thirds approval
of the community is a worthwhile endeavor.

Thank you,
Your Board of Directors

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Join the Community Concerns Task Force

The Board would also like to establish a Task Force
to work on upcoming challenges that our community may be facing in the near future.

Some of these issues include:
the construction of the new Publix Supermarket and accompanying shops
on Old Cutler Road near 97th Avenue;
Traffic and Transit issues; Security and Police matters;
Storm Preparedness, Planning and Response;
New Architectural items such as new Colors, Tiles, Pavers and other new materials/items
(some current items are no longer available), etc.

If you would like to volunteer and assist us in our efforts,
please send an email to with the subject line
“Attn: Board — Community Concerns Task Force.”

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Cantamar Celebrated Mardi Gras!

We had a fabulous Mardi Gras Celebration
on Saturday, March 2nd at the Sandbar Sports Grill.
There was a good turnout and great food.
We celebrated with fun activities including the mask contest and
the selection of the royal court where guests drew pieces of paper to determine the court.
Guests who weren’t selected for the court were asked to wear the paper they drew.

Click here for more photos of the event.

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Important Reminder: PODs

According to Article 7.7.7 of our Documents,
“no portable, storage, temporary or accessory buildings or structures shall be constructed on any lot”
(with the exception of sheds that must be kept from view).
This includes PODs, Dumpsters, and similar “structures” which are
not permitted without the prior written approval of the Association.
With approval, they are permitted for a maximum of 2 weeks.

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Christmas/Holiday Decorating Contest Winners:
Drum Roll Please…

This year’s Christmas/Holiday Decorating winner is:
20660 SW 91st Court “Christmas Wonderland.”
This family will receive a $50 Gift Card and a Sign in their Yard.

Honorable Mentions go to:
8850 SW 204th Street “Happy Christmas”
(this home had inflatables during judging;
unfortunately, likely due to the weather we had, they were no longer there when we went to photograph it)

20705 SW 89th Avenue “Tropical Christmas.”

Honorable Mentions will each receive a $25 Gift Card.

Congratulations to all the winners and to everyone who decorated and made Cantamar so festive during the holidays!

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We had a Great Visit from Santa!

Santa visited Cantamar Sunday afternoon, December 16th.
It was a wonderful afternoon with cookies and hot chocolate,
and kids throwing the football and frisbee.
There was even a slight breeze to keep Santa a little cooler.

We collected a variety of toys for the Cutler Bay Police Toy Drive
to help make this a great Christmas for children
who may not otherwise receive gifts.
Thanks to all who donated!

Click here for more photos from the event.

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Congratulations to our Turkey Raffle Winner!

Congratulations to Lisa Cardali, the winner of this year’s Turkey Raffle!

Wishing Lisa, and all our residents, a very Happy Thanksgiving!

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Important Information:
Street Parking

Recently there have been several complaints received by the management office
regarding Owners/Residents and/or Guests parking
on the Roads of the neighborhood
causing hazardous conditions for other vehicular and pedestrian traffic.

At the Board meeting held on Thursday August 16, 2018,
representatives from the Miami Dade/Cutler Bay Police department
as well as the Public Works Director were present.

They informed those present that parking of Vehicles on
the Roads of Miami Dade County and therefore the Roads
of The Town of Cutler Bay is prohibited in accordance with Section 30-292.
Any violation of this section can result in a fine/ticket of $150 per violation.

Although the police have not pursued this in recent years, that does not mean there is any safe harbor
from such enforcement in the future now that it has been brought to everyone’s attention.

We ask all Association Members, Residents and their Guests to please observe these rules
as to avoid the possibility of being ticketed or fined, and do your best to avoid parking
in the roadways and/or creating a hazardous situation.
Remember, you could be held accountable, and may be liable,
if anyone is injured or there is an accident caused.

Thank you for your attention and cooperation,
The Board of Directors & Management
August 21, 2018

(Note: Stock photo of street parking by David Beatz on Unsplash)

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Updated Banking Information as of 2018

There is a new Bank Address as of 2018. Your Fees should be sent to:

PO Box 366249
Bonita Springs, FL 34136

If you use online banking to pay your HOA Fees, be sure to update the information so that your payment gets to the right place.

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Renting Out Your House?

Be sure to notify the Management Company if you are planning to rent out your house.
Potential renters have to apply to rent in our community, and an interview will be held with them.
Click here to read the Amendments to our Documents regarding Renters’ Screening.

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Do you know what our Documents state about
Parking on the Street, Lawn or Sidewalk?


Section 7.9 explicitly states that all vehicles must be parked within Homeowner’s property (driveway or garage)
and NOT on the street, NOT on the front lawn, and NOT on the sidewalk.

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Do you know what our Documents state about
Signs, Commercial Banners, and Posters on our Front Lawns?

Real Estate Update

Section 7.23 of our documents states that No Signs are allowed in front of our properties
except for a “For Sale” or “For Lease” sign and
these are not to exceed 2 feet square (288 square inches: 24″ x 12″, 18″ x 16″).
The only other sign permitted is for an “Open House.”

The rationale for this is to maintain a tidy looking community.

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Check out our Bulletin Board for these earlier stories:

Mailbox Replacement
Renters’ Screening
Muscovy Ducks – Fun to watch, but a hazard
Online Bill Pay for HOA Dues
Don’t Lose Your Ficus