December 22, 2011 @ 11:06 PM

I would like to discuss with owners an issue that continues to this day to be a point of confusion and keeps coming up time and time again in different situations.  Specifically the responsibilities between the HOA (Home Owners Association) which is a sole and separate organization and that of Dolphin Beach Rental Company, which is a privately owned company.
 
Dolphin Beach has a contract to rent space from us to do business at Las Palmas.  Dolphin Beach Rental does not answer to the HOA, nor does the HOA answer to Dolphin.  Both organizations work closely together on a daily basis to keep our Resort running smoothly.
 
With that being said, if an owner has an issue that needs attention and it .........

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December 13, 2011 @ 8:54 AM

GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING

Saturday January 21, 2012

ASSEMBLY AGENDA:

Member Check in / Registration @ 10:00am.

  1. Call to order, Assignment of Scrutinizers – Validation of Legal Quorum
  2. Introduction of HOA Board members & HOA Administration team.
  3. Introduction of new onsite Management team.
  4. Introduction of on-site tenants and outlet operators
  5. President’s Opening Remarks
  6. State of the Resort Report includes 2011 review & 2012 moving forward.
  7. Financial results for 2011, ending December 31, 2011.
  8. Federal Zone Status
  9. Villa 1 Ownership Dispute Status
  10. On Demand Water Heater Replacement Program
  11. Laundry Drain Upgrade Program
  12. Baja Building .........
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December 11, 2011 @ 1:11 AM

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dear Fellow Las Palmas Owners,

A general assembly meeting for all Las Palmas owners is to be held Saturday, January 21, 2012 pursuant to article 28 from the law to hold an annual meeting. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct and carry on the business of the Las Palmas Home Owners Association to include HOA business, the election of a three year term for Board member and voting on the 2012 budget.

Until such election, the operation of Las Palmas will continue with the existing Board Members and the same HOA fees as approved for the 2011 budget.  The first quarter common fees due January .........

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December 8, 2011 @ 1:56 PM


Dear Las Palmas Home Owner Association members,

Being involved in HOA business for quite a while and having worked with several Boards in Las Palmas Community, I perfectly understand how these type of decisions work which are always intended for the best interest of Las Palmas HOA, being exactly what this is all about.

I want to thank the current Board of Directors and All members-owners of Las Palmas for having had me & trusted me the on-site management of this Resort for nearly 7 years, as it will always be a huge asset in my professional life.

I want to wish the best for the new management structure of Las Palmas that I am totally certain they'll bring good things as I've known & worked along with ...
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December 8, 2011 @ 12:08 AM

  • Purchased 100+ new lounge chairs and tables for the pools, as the old ones were not cost effective to refurbish.
  • Completed the replacement of unsightly gravel with lava rock.
  • Installed surge protectors on lighting fixtures and rope lights so they don't keep burning out.
  • Installed floor drains in laundry rooms of all above ground units to which we had access.
  • Installed 50 tankless water heaters with financial incentive for those who ordered.  20 more units on order. Clubhouse included.
  • Instituted new pool heating schedule to allow for as little as 20% occupancy, and gave more discretion to operations manger.
  • Resolved beach rights issue; Federal Beach Zone.
  • Purchased propane heaters .........
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December 5, 2011 @ 11:40 PM

The Board wishes to introduce Jackie McGrew.  Jackie has been hired as a quality control consultant for Las Palmas.  Her goal is to bring Las Palmas standards up to that of a first class resort.

She brings with her a wealth of 25 years experience as a quality control manager from many different fields, most notably, the hospitality industry. 

The main goal of her position is to maximize the cost efficiency and effectiveness of our day to day operations and monitor quality control at Las Palmas.  She will be working hand in hand with the on-site management to improve the overall quality, appearance and curb appeal of Las Palmas.

Her role is also to look for ways to bring HOA services up to the level our .........

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December 4, 2011 @ 2:13 PM

For those of you who do not know him, The Board would like to introduce Osvaldo Beltran Camacho.  Osvaldo is not new to our resort, as he has been with Las Palmas since day one. 

He has been behind the scenes, handling our Mexico finances, our accounting, bookkeeping and financial administration.  He has been instrumental in assisting the Board in creating budgets and managing our Mexico affairs.

He has a full awareness of current HOA issues, and has been assisting Francisco, the Board, and our homeowners in fiscal matters as well as project completion.  Each year he has become more actively involved in administering projects and the day to day operation of our resort.

He is familiar with, and fully .........

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December 2, 2011 @ 10:10 AM

The HOA Board to improve the administration of our resort and as a cost saving measure has decided to eliminate the position of Resort Manager at Las Palmas. 

 
The Board has decided to go with the New Position of Resort Comptroller.  This position is being filled by Mr Osvaldo Beltran.  The Board and I'm sure all owners wish much success for Mr. Francisco Montano in his future endeavors. 

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