Manager’s Messages

October 2019 Newsletter

To the Owners and Tenants of Alicante,

Board Meeting
The October 2019 Board of Directors Meeting will be held on Thursday, October 17, 2019 in the Community Room beginning at 6:30pm.

EV Charging Stations
The Association has received approval for the EV Charging Stations. Construction work is set to begin on Monday, October 7th. The construction is expected to take around two weeks. Please be aware that excessive drilling noise will be heard in the garage and possibly throughout the building during the hours of 8am to 5pm. We will provide further information regarding the registration process close to the completion date.

Holding Doors Open
Please refrain from holding or propping Common Area doors and gates open for longer than 30 seconds as the Building Engineer and Management receive notifications for each occurance.

Alicante Holiday Party
Mark your calendars the holiday party has been scheduled for Thursday, December 5th. More details to follow. If you would like to volunteer to help with set up or clean up please contact Management.

Alicante Insurance
Alicante’s Insurance renewed on October 1st. Many of your own providers ask for a copy of the certificate of insurance. A copy of the new certificate can be found on the homeowner portal or on the Alicante website at the following Link.

Water Cost Savings
Did you know that one of the single largest line items in Alicante’s budget goes to our water usage. While San Diego is currently not in a drought, this link provides helpful tips on how you can help conserve water and save money in the process.

Pest Control
Lloyd’s Pest Control offers homeowners a discounted rate of $25 for service to the interior of the units. If interested, please contact them at 1-800-223-2847.

Pet Disturbances
While Alicante is a dog friendly building, please manage your pets so that they do not diminish others’ enjoyment of Alicante. This includes cleaning up pet accidents and taking the necessary measures to limit barking. Per the Association’s governing documents, pet-related violations can lead to fines. Please show respect to your neighbors and help keep Alicante a pet-friendly building.

Pet Limit
As a reminder, no unit may keep more than an aggregate of two (2) dogs and/or cats.

Moves/Deliveries Price Increase
Please note that the rate for a 4-hour window has increased as of September 1st from $160 to $200.

All moves and deliveries must be scheduled with Management at least a week in advance. A general rule of thumb is if it takes more than one person to move it, then a move must be scheduled. The reason is simply to protect the building from sustaining damage during a move. Please be advised that if you are found to have had an unscheduled move, you will be subject to hearing and fine. If you are unsure of the scope of your move or would like to schedule a move, please contact the General Manager.

Rental Leases
Per the Association’s Rules and Regulations, if you are renting your unit, please remember to send Management a copy of your lease. This information is necessary for many reasons, mainly for emergency purposes. In the event of an evacuation, the authorities require us to have an updated list of who is in the building. By not providing your lease and tenant’s information, we will not know who to look for if there was an evacuation situation. This information is kept confidential. Please remember to submit this information every time you have a new tenant! You can submit to mplascencia@actionlife.com or kneal@actionlife.com

BBQ
When using the grill outside please make sure you remember to turn off the fire and gas when completed. The gas shut off is located underneath the grill inside the cabinet doors.

Recycling
While the City of San Diego does permit Styrofoam packaging and containers to be recycled, our vendor Waste Management does not. Please continue to discard Styrofoam and plastic bags in the trash.

Architectural Applications
If you are thinking about making a change in your unit that would require architectural committee review and approval, please plan well in advance. Per the Architectural Guidelines, the Committee is allotted 30-45 days for review. It is also recommended to wait before setting a schedule with your contractor until an approval has been awarded.

Parking in Association Spaces
Management would like to remind residents that parking in spaces other than what is deeded to the resident or rented may result in a tow. Please do not park in any space without permission of the Owner or deeded to the property. If your vehicle is towed it will be at the expense of the Owner.

Maintenance Responsibilities
In case you are ever curious as to who is responsible for what, or find yourself in a situation where you don’t know if you should call Management or your own vendor, please see the Maintenance Matrix posted in the mailroom glass case. We pulled this information from the Alicante CC&Rs.

Contact Information
In the event you change your email address or phone number, please remember to advise management. This allows us to continue to communicate important reminders to you!

Monthly Association Meetings
Just a reminder that each month’s Owners Board meetings includes an Open Session where Owners may discuss concerns with the Board, as well as listen while the Board discusses Association matters. Owners are encouraged to attend!

September 2019 Newsletter

Labor Day Holiday

Action Property Management, Professional Maintenance Systems (Janitorial), and Able Engineering will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019 in observance of Labor Day.  If there is an afterhours maintenance emergency, such as a flood, please contact Action Property Management at 949-450-0202, afterhours personnel will assist you.  Have a safe and wonderful holiday weekend!

Board Meeting

The September 2019 Board of Directors Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 26, 2019 in the Community Room beginning at 6:30pm.

Window Washing

Window washing has been scheduled to take place the week of September 9th. Please look out for a full schedule as the date approaches.

Pet Disturbances

While Alicante is a dog friendly building, please manage your pets so that they do not diminish others’ enjoyment of Alicante. This includes cleaning up pet accidents and taking the necessary measures to limit barking. Per the Association’s governing documents, pet-related violations can lead to fines. Please show respect to your neighbors and help keep Alicante a pet-friendly building.

Pet Limit

As a reminder, no unit may keep more than an aggregate of two (2) dogs and/or cats.

Moves/Deliveries Price Increase

Please note that the rate for a 4-hour window will increase as of September 1st from $160 to $200.

All moves and deliveries must be scheduled with Management at least a week in advance. A general rule of thumb is if it takes more than one person to move it, then a move must be scheduled.  The reason is simply to protect the building from sustaining damage during a move.  Please be advised that if you are found to have had an unscheduled move, you will be subject to hearing and fine.  If you are unsure of the scope of your move or would like to schedule a move, please contact the General Manager. 

Water Conservation

Did you know that the state of California suffers from cyclical droughts? While San Diego is currently not in a drought, this link provides helpful tips on how you can help conserve water.

Clothing/ E-Waste Pick-up

Global Disposal will be holding a Clothing/E-Waste event scheduled for Wednesday, September 18, 2019. To sign-up please visit www.globaldisposal.com and click on the “event sign-up” tab. Find your HOA (Alicante) and event, and then fill out the sign-up form. Please note: you must sign up Before September 17th. Please bag all items and place them by the trash enclosure.

E-waste (electronic waste)

E-waste could include anything with a cord, including televisions, computers, or any small kitchen appliances excluding microwaves. To schedule removal for a large appliance, call Global Disposal at 858-848-9278.

Pest Control

Lloyd’s Pest Control offers homeowners a discounted rate of $25 for service to the interior of the units. If interested, please contact them at 1-800-223-2847. 

Get Your AC Ready for Summer

With warmer temperatures coming soon, it may be time to get your AC ready for the season.  Ensure your HVAC filter is clean by following this bulletin.  And, if it has not been inspected/serviced in some time, it may make sense to schedule a checkup of your HVAC equipment – see the info in this bulletin.

Rental Leases

Per the Association’s Rules and Regulations, if you are renting your unit, please remember to send Management a copy of your lease. This information is necessary for many reasons, mainly for emergency purposes.  In the event of an evacuation, the authorities require us to have an updated list of who is in the building.  By not providing your lease and tenant’s information, we will not know who to look for if there was an evacuation situation.  This information is kept confidential. Please remember to submit this information every time you have a new tenant!  You can submit to mplascencia@actionlife.com or kneal@actionlife.com

BBQ

Everyone loves a good BBQ in the Summer. When using the grill outside please make sure you remember to turn off the fire and gas when completed. The gas shut off is located underneath the grill inside the cabinet doors.

Recycling

While the City of San Diego does permit Styrofoam packaging and containers to be recycled, our vendor Waste Management does not. Please continue to discard Styrofoam and plastic bags in the trash.

Next Refresh Project

The Common Area Enhancement Committee has closed their community spaces survey and has received your survey feedback related to the next the refresh project. 

Architectural Applications

If you are thinking about making a change in your unit that would require architectural committee review and approval, please plan well in advance. Per the Architectural Guidelines, the Committee is allotted 30-45 days for review.  It is also recommended to wait before setting a schedule with your contractor until an approval has been awarded.

Parking in Association Spaces

Management would like to remind residents that parking in spaces other than what is deeded to the resident or rented may result in a tow. Please do not park in any space without permission of the Owner or deeded to the property. If your vehicle is towed it will be at the expense of the Owner.

Maintenance Responsibilities

In case you are ever curious as to who is responsible for what, or find yourself in a situation where you don’t know if you should call Management or your own vendor, please see the Maintenance Matrix posted in the mailroom glass case.  We pulled this information from the Alicante CC&Rs.

Contact Information

In the event you change your email address or phone number, please remember to advise management.  This allows us to continue to communicate important reminders to you!

Monthly Association Meetings

Just a reminder that each month’s Owners Board meetings includes an Open Session where Owners may discuss concerns with the Board, as well as listen while the Board discusses Association matters.  Owners are encouraged to attend!

August 2019 Newsletter

Board Meeting

The August 2019 Board of Directors Meeting will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2019 in the Community Room beginning at 6:30pm.

Garage Power Wash & Hydro Jetting

The garage will be power washed and the lateral lines will be hydro jetted on Monday, August 19, 2019.

ALL VEHICLES MUST BE MOVED OUT OF THE GARAGE BY 9AM AND MAY RETURN TO THE GARAGE AFTER 5PM.

Scaffolding will be set up on the ramp so it is very important to have your vehicle out on time, as there will be NO WAY to exit or enter the garage. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you and thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Please contact Management at mplascencia@actionlife.com with any questions.

Window Washing Rescheduled

Window washing has been rescheduled to take place the week of September 9th. Please look out for a full schedule as the date approaches.

Pet Disturbances

While Alicante is a dog friendly building, please manage your pets so that they do not diminish others’ enjoyment of Alicante. This includes cleaning up pet accidents and taking the necessary measures to limit barking. Per the Association’s governing documents, pet-related violations can lead to fines. Please show respect to your neighbors and help keep Alicante a pet-friendly building.

Pet Limit

As a reminder, no unit may keep more than an aggregate of two (2) dogs and/or cats.

Moves/Deliveries Price Increase

Please note that the rate for a 4-hour window will increase as of September 1st from $160 to $200.

All moves and deliveries must be scheduled with Management at least a week in advance. A general rule of thumb is if it takes more than one person to move it, then a move must be scheduled.  The reason is simply to protect the building from sustaining damage during a move.  Please be advised that if you are found to have had an unscheduled move, you will be subject to hearing and fine.  If you are unsure of the scope of your move or would like to schedule a move, please contact the General Manager. 

Clothing/ E-Waste Pick-up

Global Disposal will be holding a Clothing/E-Waste event scheduled for Wednesday, September 18, 2019. To sign-up please visit www.globaldisposal.com and click on the “event sign-up” tab. Find your HOA (Alicante) and event, and then fill out the sign-up form. Please note: you must sign up Before September 17th. Please bag all items and place them by the trash enclosure.

E-waste (electronic waste)

E-waste could include anything with a cord, including televisions, computers, or any small kitchen appliances excluding microwaves. To schedule removal for a large appliance, call Global Disposal at 858-848-9278.

Pest Control

Lloyd’s Pest Control offers homeowners a discounted rate of $25 for service to the interior of the units. If interested, please contact them at 1-800-223-2847.  

Get Your AC Ready for Summer

With warmer temperatures coming soon, it may be time to get your AC ready for the season.  Ensure your HVAC filter is clean by following this bulletin.  And, if it has not been inspected/serviced in some time, it may make sense to schedule a checkup of your HVAC equipment – see the info in this bulletin.

Rental Leases

Per the Association’s Rules and Regulations, if you are renting your unit, please remember to send Management a copy of your lease. This information is necessary for many reasons, mainly for emergency purposes.  In the event of an evacuation, the authorities require us to have an updated list of who is in the building.  By not providing your lease and tenant’s information, we will not know who to look for if there was an evacuation situation.  This information is kept confidential. Please remember to submit this information every time you have a new tenant!  You can submit to mplascencia@actionlife.com or kneal@actionlife.com

BBQ

Everyone loves a good BBQ in the Summer. When using the grill outside please make sure you remember to turn off the fire and gas when completed. The gas shut off is located underneath the grill inside the cabinet doors.

Recycling

While the City of San Diego does permit Styrofoam packaging and containers to be recycled, our vendor Waste Management does not. Please continue to discard Styrofoam and plastic bags in the trash.

Next Refresh Project

The Common Area Enhancement Committee has closed their community spaces survey and has received your survey feedback related to the next the refresh project. 

Architectural Applications

If you are thinking about making a change in your unit that would require architectural committee review and approval, please plan well in advance.  Per the Architectural Guidelines, the Committee is allotted 30-45 days for review.  It is also recommended to wait before setting a schedule with your contractor until an approval has been awarded.

Parking in Association Spaces

Management would like to remind residents that parking in spaces other than what is deeded to the resident or rented may result in a tow. Please do not park in any space without permission of the Owner or deeded to the property. If your vehicle is towed it will be at the expense of the Owner.

EV Chargers Approved

Based on a ballot count in the 28-Feb Board meeting, the proposal to install EV chargers in association-owned parking spaces has been approved. Plans have been submitted to the City which can take 1 – 2 months for approval. More information soon!

Maintenance Responsibilities

In case you are ever curious as to who is responsible for what, or find yourself in a situation where you don’t know if you should call Management or your own vendor, please see the Maintenance Matrix posted in the mailroom glass case.  We pulled this information from the Alicante CC&Rs.

Contact Information

In the event you change your email address or phone number, please remember to advise management.  This allows us to continue to communicate important reminders to you!

Monthly Association Meetings Just a reminder that each month’s Owners Board meetings includes an Open Session where Owners may discuss concerns with the Board, as well as listen while the Board discusses Association matters.  Owners are encouraged to attend!

July 2019 Newsletter

To the Owners and Tenants of Alicante,

Garage Break In
Alicante recently experienced a garage break in. Please see the suggestions listed below that may help prevent break ins from occurring in the future:

• Do not leave anything of value in your vehicle that is visible from the outside
• Do not let anyone in the building that you do not know
• Please call our security company immediately if you see anything suspicious taking place during afterhours. (619) 488-9064
• In the event of an emergency, please call 9-1-1.
• Do not pause in front of the garage sensors

In addition to the suggestions above, be sure to keep an eye out for anyone lurking around the garage gate when entering and exiting the building. Take a moment on P1 to check and see if anyone follows you in to the garage especially when entering at night before proceeding to your parking space. If you have any further questions please feel free to contact Management.

Board Meeting
The July 2019 Board of Directors Meeting will be held on Thursday, July 25, 2019 in the Community Room beginning at 6:30pm.

4th of July Holiday
Action Property Management, Professional Maintenance Systems (Janitorial), and Able Engineering will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019 in observance of 4th of July. If there is an afterhours maintenance emergency, such as a flood, please contact Action Property Management at 949-450-0202, afterhours personnel will assist you. Have a safe and wonderful holiday!

BBQ
Everyone loves a good BBQ in the Summer. When using the grill outside please make sure you remember to turn off the fire and gas when completed. The gas shut off is located underneath the grill inside the cabinet doors.

Window Washing
Monday, July 22, 2019 window washing will begin. Please look out for a full schedule as the date approaches.

Dusty Refrigerator Coils
The Owners Maintenance Committee has prepared a new bulletin describing how to clean your fridge’s cooling coils. Dust and pet fur can clog a refrigerator’s coils, causing the fridge to run longer / use more electricity to keep its contents cold. The committee recommends cleaning refrigerator coils every 6 months if you have pets, yearly if not. More information can be found in the bulleting: Alicante OMC – Refrigerator Coil Cleaning.

Recycling
While the City of San Diego does permit Styrofoam packaging and containers to be recycled, our vendor Waste Management does not. Please continue to discard Styrofoam and plastic bags in the trash.

Pest Control
Lloyd’s Pest Control offers homeowners a discounted rate for service to the interior of the units. If interested, please contact them at 1-800-223-2847.

Next Refresh Project
The Common Area Enhancement Committee has closed their community spaces survey and has received your survey feedback related to the next the refresh project.

Reduce Your SDG&E Bill
To help keep your bill in-check during the summer months, you may want to consider the following OMC bulletins:
• Bathroom LED bulbs
• Dryer Duct Cleaning
• Dryer Filters
• Electricity Savings
• HVAC Checkup
• HVAC Filters
• Kitchen LED bulbs
• LED light bulbs
• Programmable Thermostats
• Refrigerator Coil Cleaning

All OMC bulletins are available online: http://alicantehoa.com/owner-maintenance-committee/

Architectural Applications
If you are thinking about making a change in your unit that would require architectural committee review and approval, please plan well in advance. Per the Architectural Guidelines, the Committee is allotted 30-45 days for review. It is also recommended to wait before setting a schedule with your contractor until an approval has been awarded.

Contact Information
In the event you change your email address or phone number, please remember to advise management. This allows us to continue to communicate important reminders to you!

Parking in Association Spaces
Management would like to remind residents that parking in spaces other than what is deeded to the resident or rented may result in a tow. Please do not park in any space without permission of the Owner or deeded to the property. If your vehicle is towed it will be at the expense of the Owner.

EV Chargers Approved
Based on a ballot count in the 28-Feb Board meeting, the proposal to install EV chargers in association-owned parking spaces has been approved. Plans have been submitted to the City which can take 1 – 2 months for approval. More information soon!

Maintenance Responsibilities
In case you are ever curious as to who is responsible for what, or find yourself in a situation where you don’t know if you should call Management or your own vendor, please see the Maintenance Matrix posted in the mailroom glass case. We pulled this information from the Alicante CC&Rs.

Pet Disturbances
While Alicante is a dog friendly building, please manage your pets so that they do not diminish others’ enjoyment of Alicante. This includes cleaning up pet accidents and taking the necessary measures to limit barking. Per the Association’s governing documents, pet-related violations can lead to fines. Please show respect to your neighbors and help keep Alicante a pet-friendly building.

Contact Information
In the event you change your email address or phone number, please remember to advise management. This allows us to continue to communicate important reminders to you!

Moves/Deliveries
Just a reminder that all moves and deliveries must be scheduled with Management at least a week in advance. Please note that the rate for a 4-hour window has increased to $160. A general rule of thumb is if it takes more than one person to move it, then a move must be scheduled. The reason is simply to protect the building from sustaining damage during a move. Please be advised that if you are found to have had an unscheduled move, you will be subject to hearing and fine. If you are unsure of the scope of your move or would like to schedule a move, please contact the General Manager.

Monthly Association Meetings
Just a reminder that each month’s Owners Board meetings includes an Open Session where Owners may discuss concerns with the Board, as well as listen while the Board discusses Association matters. Owners are encouraged to attend!

June 2019 Newsletter

To the Owners and Tenants of Alicante,  

Board Meeting
The June 2019 Board of Directors Meeting will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2019 in the Community Room beginning at 6:30pm.

Next Refresh Project
The Common Area Enhancement Committee has closed their community spaces survey and has received your survey feedback related to the next refresh project.   

Recycling
While the City of San Diego does permit Styrofoam packaging and containers to be recycled, our vendor Waste Management does not. Please continue to discard Styrofoam and plastic bags in the trash.

Pest Control
Lloyd’s Pest Control offers homeowners a discounted rate for service to the interior of the units. If interested, please contact them at 1-800-223-2847.    

Reduce Your SDG&E Bill
To help keep your bill in-check during the summer months, you may want to consider the following OMC bulletins:
Bathroom LED bulbs
Dryer Duct Cleaning
Dryer Filters
Electricity Savings
HVAC Checkup
HVAC Filters
Kitchen LED bulbs
LED light bulbs
Programmable Thermostats
Refrigerator Coil Cleaning

All OMC bulletins are available online: http://alicantehoa.com/owner-maintenance-committee/    

Contact Information
In the event you change your email address or phone number, please remember to advise management. This allows us to continue to communicate important reminders to you!
 
Parking in Association Spaces
Management would like to remind residents that parking in spaces other than what is deeded to the resident or rented may result in a tow. Please do not park in any space without permission of the Owner or deeded to the property. If your vehicle is towed it will be at the expense of the Owner.  

Selling your Unit?
As a reminder, the Alicante Owners Association does NOT allow Open Houses or Broker Caravans. Please make sure your realtor is aware of this and that all showings must be by appointment only.

EV Chargers Approved
Based on a ballot count in the 28-Feb Board meeting, the proposal to install EV chargers in association-owned parking spaces has been approved. Plans have been submitted to the City which can take 1 – 2 months for approval. More information soon!      

Maintenance Responsibilities
In case you are ever curious as to who is responsible for what, or find yourself in a situation where you don’t know if you should call Management or your own vendor, please see the Maintenance Matrix posted in the mailroom glass case.  We pulled this information from the Alicante CC&Rs.


Close Water Valves When on Vacation
You may be away on vacation in the upcoming months. Given the risk of flood damage to owner and neighbor units due to water leaks, the bulletin recommends occupants close water supply valves before long absences. The bulletin also contains information regarding different condo water valve types: Alicante OMC – Close Valves.
 
Pet Disturbances
While Alicante is a dog friendly building, please manage your pets so that they do not diminish others’ enjoyment of Alicante. This includes cleaning up pet accidents and taking the necessary measures to limit barking. Per the Association’s governing documents, pet-related violations can lead to fines. Please show respect to your neighbors and help keep Alicante a pet-friendly building.  

Contact Information
In the event you change your email address or phone number, please remember to advise management.  This allows us to continue to communicate important reminders to you!  

Moves/Deliveries
Just a reminder that all moves and deliveries must be scheduled with Management at least a week in advance.  Please note that the rate for a 4-hour window has increased to $160. A general rule of thumb is if it takes more than one person to move it, then a move must be scheduled.  The reason is simply to protect the building from sustaining damage during a move.  Please be advised that if you are found to have had an unscheduled move, you will be subject to hearing and fine.  If you are unsure of the scope of your move or would like to schedule a move, please contact the General Manager.   

Monthly Association Meetings
Just a reminder that each month’s Owners Board meetings includes an Open Session where Owners may discuss concerns with the Board, as well as listen while the Board discusses Association matters.  Owners are encouraged to attend!
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Location

475 Redwood Street
San Diego, CA 92103
phone | (619) 293-3454

Management Team

General Manager
Magnolia Plascencia |mplascencia@actionlife.com

Manager Assistant
Kylia Neal | kneal@actionlife.com

On-Site Engineer
Patrick Freeman
Monday – Friday | 8:00am – 5:00pm

Management Company

Action Property Management
www.actionlife.com
Regional Office
1133 Columbia Street, Suite 106
San Diego, CA 92101
phone | (949) 450-0202

Corporate Office
2603 Main Street, Suite 500
Irvine, CA 92614
phone | (949) 450-0202
fax | (949) 450-0303