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Security updates for June 2012

As the summer holiday begins and schools are closed for summer break, our security department would like to remind parents to be aware of what their children are doing. For instance we are receiving complaints about children going into the recreation areas and throwing poolside furniture into the pools.

There are also concerns about children riding 4 wheel bikes and golf carts. These are motorized vehicles that are in the hands of children who have no driving experience and are not eligible to drive legally. This can have serious consequences as they can be harmful to the children driving them or to other people and their property. There is also the risk of driving off the road and into a canal. Please refer to this article about our policy on this subject.

We continue to experience ongoing problems with stray dogs. These animals are a nuisance and we addressing the problem by reinstating the traps courtesy of Animal Control. We continually check for breaches of the property perimeter to ensure there are limited ways for them to access it. We ask that all residents refrain from feeding the stray animals as it counters our efforts to control them.

Security is also asking owners with rental properties to properly screen prospective tenants. It is generally difficult to arrange for undesirable tenants to be removed which can present a challenge for owners, residents and security personnel. Prevention is better than cure!

Finally, as many families prepare to take vacations for extended periods of time, kindly provide details of a contact we can call in the case of an emergency. This information is useful unforeseen circumstances such as when a boat sinks or an unexpected visitor attempts to enter the property. You may access the going away link on our website under the Customer Service tab.

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Lawn chemical application

Please be advised that we will be carrying out a chemical application around the common areas of the development commencing Wednesday June 27, 2012.

For safety reasons, signs will be placed in the areas being treated and we would ask that parents and pet owners pay particular attention to the affected areas.

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Inaccurate news report

It has been reported in today’s Tribune that a rape occurred inside of Sandyport. There is no record of any rape taking place inside our Community. Residents should be assured that our security department continues to be vigilant in its efforts to keep Sandyport a safe and secure place to live.

It should be noted that this same report was published in the Tribune in February 2009 and can be viewed at this link:

http://www.tribune242.com/news/2009/feb/23/serial-rapists-on-the-loose/

Today’s article can be found here:

http://www.tribune242.com/news/2012/jun/26/men-suspected-raping-dozen-women/?news

**** Update June 27, 2012 ****

Correction printed in today’s Tribune.

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Communications

Please be advised that we have not been informed by BTC when our telephone lines will be functioning normally again. Therefore please email or use the ‘Report a concern’ tab to the side of the page to contact the office. Alternatively we may be contacted by Skype or on our US phone number, details of which can be found here.

**** Update June 22, 2012 – normal service has resumed.

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Lawn chemical application

Please be advised that we will be carrying out a chemical application around the common areas of the development commencing Wednesday June 20, 2012.

For safety reasons, signs will be placed in the areas being treated and we would ask that parents and pet owners pay particular attention to the affected areas.