Randy McGrath

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Published: September 21, 2018 3:50 pm

Last Modified: September 21, 2018 3:52 pm

Randy McGrath

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On September 11th, 2018 the power control box failed to operate due to internal overload. unfortunately this particular component had burned up and replacement was inevitable, so the new unit was ordered. While we awaited the arrival of this unit, the pool area was (CLOSED) it was delayed several extra days because of the storm (Hurricane / Tropical storm Florence). American Pump our vendor who takes care of our pool pump needs arrived yesterday 9/20/18 with our new power control unit. All new wiring was pulled through existing conduits as needed to be able to put this new component into service. unfortunately the old wires had burned up and were damaged from the overload situation when the power control unit shorted out internally. The NEW unit was installed and all of the necessary connections were made. The pool pump is now working fine. This particular component (PCU) was installed 4 years ago and this is normal life expectancy of this unit due to the elements in this region are with high saline concentrations in the air. This equipment is in operation 24/7 as circulation to disburse the necessary chemicals is just another duty that the equipment handles day in and day out regularly,

IRRRIGATION [Updates provided by Insight Irrigation LLC.]

All of the repairs from the August irrigation inspection have been complete. 2 approved decoders have been installed.

The September irrigation inspection has been completed and will be sent over to Jason Showe for approval once the paperwork has been completed.

All controllers and pump stations were inspected on Monday and no other alarms were found.


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The display on fountain #3 is not normal. It seems that some of the jets on the display ring are clogged and are simply not dispersing the correct amount of water flow needed for a more uniform display. Cascade Fountain was notified of this issue and should be here early next week to assess this problem.


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The entrance gate at South Patrick has been acting up and not opening . This is an intermittent problem / glitch that does not show itself all the time, I powered down these gate controllers / reset and put back into service. After several attempts of this procedure. It works fine. Then without warning it stops operating all together. I believe that one of the relays on the circuit board heats up and won't allow the operator to function correctly. I have put in a service call to FDC and they will be out next Tuesday 9/25/18 to check this issue out. In the meantime I have the entrance operators shut off and the gates are cropped in the open position.


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The street light pole bases have taken much abuse from the landscaping crew hitting these bases with their lawn equipment. Over the years these bases are in need of some repairs. I have purchased materials to make some of the damaged bases (REPAIRS) I counted at least 6 light pole bases that are repairable. It was discussed that the ones that simply can not be repaired, to remove the damaged bases all together and just paint these ones as is. I would like to at least try the repairs first.