OCTOBER 22, 2020
Dear Fellow Owners,
We hope that all of you are continuing to be safe and remaining healthy. This newsletter provides an update from the recent Board of Directors meeting held on October 21, 2020.
We need your proxies. Please fax to 954-776-2392 or scan your ballot and email to email@example.com. It is getting too late to reply by the regular postal mail.
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We would like to introduce Nicole Swift who joined the Costa del Sol team on October 13, 2020 as the Guest Services Supervisor & Bookkeeper. Nicole has a strong background in accounting and property management. This new role is a combination of the front desk position and the bookkeeper. Please join us in welcoming Nicole to the Costa group.
Presently, the number of COVID-19 cases in Florida is trending upwards. The Costa del Sol Board of Directors and management are following Federal, State, County, Town and Association guidelines that are being implemented to ensure the safety of our staff and owners.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis extended the existing "state of emergency" to November 3rd.
We will continue to monitor and re-evaluate the protocols and keep you informed of any changes to them.
Note: Depending upon possible new emergency orders from the State of Florida or Broward County, as well as respect of the protocols by owners and guests, Costa del Sol restrictions may be amended as necessary.
Notices that remain in effect at Costa del Sol (note highlighted changes):
All persons are required to wear masks in all enclosed/public areas, including the front office, elevators, coffee shop etc.
Everyone must follow CDC guidelines for social distancing – 6 feet of separation (except for members of the same family)
Only registered people in a unit will be permitted on the property – no outside visitors
No access to the following resort amenities: hot tub and sauna
Limit of 8 people in the pool (represents 50% of the allowable limit) with a pool attendant present during operating hours. (8:00am–8:00pm)
There are a limited number of pool chairs, and they will be placed to respect social distancing and cleaned when a user leaves the deck.
The BBQ is available from 9:00am–8:00pm. There is a sign-up sheet in the front office to permit access by one family at a time at the grill for 30 minutes. Staff will manage the access and clean the BBQ & utensils after each use.
No daily maid service – towel exchange upon request & garbage drop off on each floor or pick up by request
Coffee Shop (no coffee service or access to the sauna) & washrooms are open from 9am – 5pm
Laundry room will be available daily from 8 am – 5 pm with sign in sheet at the Front Desk
Short-term rentals are available
The recent special sales project has resulted in 23 king units and 11 queen units being sold. The sale concludes on October 26, 2020.
The CDS Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 10th at 1:30 pm at the resort with social distancing being observed The main purpose of the meeting is to announce the election results and approve the 2021 budget. A newsletter will follow the meeting.
We're working for you and doing our best.
Please also refer to the previous COVID-19 update notices of June 6th, June 30th, July 24th, August 21st and October 2nd for background information.
We appreciate the efforts of our management and staff and the support of many owners to the reality of managing a resort during a pandemic. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Stay safe. Best to all,
CDS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Barbara Turley-McIntyre, President
Dave Cornelison, Vice President
Anthony Silva, Secretary
Doug Rousell, Treasurer
Fred Glazier, Director