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Clubhouse & Fitness Center
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The Clubhouse ceiling light fixtures : Eau Gaulle Electric came out and changed out the (36) LED type light bulbs with the dimmable type LED light bulbs. While Eau Gallie was here with their 18' ladder, I had them change out the 48 fluorescent bulbs as needed, in the fitness room There were several not luminating / flickering, so I picked up (@) cases of 25 to replace the florescent tubes accordingly. There are 3 ballasts on order to be replaced when they come in on order, next week. I contacted Mike Linder of Eau Gallie Electric and scheduled the lighting work of fitness room to be completed next week. 07-29-2020. This way all of the high lighting fixtures will have been though rally maintained and this scope of work will not have to be addressed for several years down the road going forward.
The front entryway door of the Clubhouse has been stripped of paint, to be able to bring the door to its original finish. This is a vert tedious and time consuming process, and we appreciate everyone's patience by using the other entrances to enter the Clubhouse.
The rear emergency door, side patio door from fitness room to patio, had a new crash bars / lock assemblies installed by CDA Solutions. These were in need of replacement because the elements simply destroyed the exterior finish of these locking mechanisms.
At the present time the Clubhouse is in process of a brand new landscape theme. Brevard Lawn & Irrigation are working diligently on creating a new look here at The Montecito Community Development District (Montecito Beach Club). Out with the old and in with the new approach. This undertaking will add a fresh new appearance to the Clubhouse
Pool & Pool Deck
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The Brevard pools have scheduled the grids cleaning and flushing of the filtration tank and plumbing system of the pool to be done one day next week Mean-while the regular 3 days per week cleaning will continue going forward. The chemical levels are spot on and pool pump motor is operating at 350 GPM. which is normal. The shower area was pressure washed and disinfected and though rally cleaned to avoid any slip and fall issues. The Plant life on the pool deck (Hibiscus) plants are flourishing as the plants respond to the fertilizer put down in their soil to cause flower bloom. This adds color to the pool deck area
Installed some hardware to the main equipment housing cabinet in order to allow the lid to crop open while the tech services the pool equipment. The pool chemicals were checked and were found spot on. The pool pump is operating at 350 GPM, which is normal. The Tech (Daniel ) from Brevard Pools explained to me that the filtration tank is becoming harder and harder to drain the pool filtration tank, due to the build up of suntan oils and sun-block oils, causing difficulties draining the filtration tank., as the oils mixed with the sand brought into pool by beach goers not rinsing off before entering the swimming pool. after a trip to the beach. The combination of oils / sand / and debris have made there way into the drainage pipe becoming a sludge type blockage material. If this continues, we will be forced to have Brevard Pools to generate a work order to remove the filtration grids and completely back-flushing the filtration system. This report is to make everyone aware of the this issue because this will put excessive strain on the pump motor. This draining and service should be done several times each year in order to maintain a clean free-flowing pool equipment system.. This is a recommendation of myself Randy McGrath (DFS) and the pool Tech of Brevard Pools (Daniel)
The old style (PANIC) button was installed by Sonitrol on the exterior wall of the fitness room. The old style was not compatible with the new security(MY SONITROL) system. This panic button is for opening the West side gate of pool entrance / exit and for EMERGENCY use only per signage. This emergency button was installed in a weather proof clear plastic enclosure and mounted / sealed with clear silicone around button accordingly.
The pool pump is working fine at this time, pumping 350 GPM and the chemicals are spot on. There have been complaints of sand gathering at the pools bottom, and suntan oils gathering on the pool tiles. Both of these issues are attributed to swimmers coming from the beach and not rinsing off the sand from their swimwear that has gathered in the pockets and such. The suntan oils and sun-block simply being applied and never being rinsed off by the shower at the East end of the pool-deck. I watched Brevard Pools Tech (Daniel) clean the tiles / filters if needed at the time he comes here. This problem has been discussed between Daniel and myself several times already this season.
What check inspection clock B
Repairs found on wet check clock B
Address work orders
Service call for stuck open valve on Monterey
Irrigation wet check on clock A
Repairs found on clock A wet check
Shut of 314 point lobes that was stuck on
Revamped irrigation around the club house.
Revamped irrigation along entryway wall.
Addressed work orders
Wet checked clock C
Repairs found on clock C wet check
Repaired down irrigation zone 449 Montecito Drive
Landscaping & Lighting
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The street lights on the 700 block of Ventura drive were reported out of order by me (Randy McGrath) (DFS) after noticing the outage in my drive through the Community nighttime inspection that I perform every week. I noticed the outage over the Forth of July weekend and left a detailed message with Gault Electric LLC immediately. I spoke with Gault Electric LLC on Monday July 6, 2020 as a follow-up procedure, to get on their schedule to make the necessary repairs. Gault Electric LLC was able to arrive on Tuesday morning and inspected the issue, finding that the lighting contacts for the 700 block of Ventura Drive located at Pump Station #2 power supply boxes had failed and were in need of replacement. Gault Electric LLC went to the electrical supply house and purchased new contacts for this series of street lights. They installed the new parts and we now have the 700 block of street lights functioning. Job Complete. I had generated a ticket and I closed this ticket 7/8/20
The developer / super had disconnected the wiring going to the street light at the mailboxes at the end of Montecito (right before Simeon Drive) near the mailboxes with out telling anyone, so I thought that the street light was burnt out. Gault Electric was summoned here to change out the supposed bad bulb because several complaints of the lighting not functioning / darkness in the mailbox area. Gault Electric found NO AC power going to the street light. traced it down to finding the disconnected wiring. Gault installed a junction box and reconnected the wiring to the street light. This could have been an easier repair had the builder notified the CDD office of their disconnecting the power supply to this street light. I believe that their negligence caused the CDD electricians extra time trouble shooting this power break.
Due to the rainfall that we have received recently is has really helped the water levels of the lakes here at the Montecito Community. Of cores we can always use more rainfall Amen.
All 6 lakes have gained water levels in the 4'2" range. This is due to the rainfall that we received recently.
The TDS levels were taken on July 1,2020 and were posted, however the water levels of the lakes were not posted but are as follows, Lake Sonoma 4' 0" and Lake Catalina was 3'7" and Lake Valencia was 3'7"
|Report||Lake Fountains Notes|
Continuing waiting on Cascade Fountain to schedule a tech to make repairs on the lighting at Lake Pacedina and repairs to the display / jets of Lake Sonoma.
All 6 fountains are operating at this time, although Cascade Fountain Company has ordered parts for the fountain at Lake Sonoma because the display is awkward looking. evidently there is a strainer part missing from the head of the fountain and the jets to this fountain are in need of replacement. The Fountain at Lake Pace Dina lighting assembly is not functioning, this was reported to Cascade Fountains over a month ago by William V. We continue to wait on Cascade Fountain to Schedule this scope of work. The Fountain at Lake Catalina had an issue with tripping the breaker periodically., The intake was cleaned out on Lake Catalina the last visit from Cascade Fountain Company. The breaker continued to trip periodically still. Suspect weak breaker, replace breaker on 7/15/20 and the breaker has not tripped since the replacement. I will continue to monitor this fountain / breaker activity. Per Randy Mcgrath (DFS).
The fountains at South Patrick entrance / exit, and Shearwater Parkway entrance / exit were treated with BROMINE tablets on Monday July 6,2020. All 4 fountains were functioning fine at that time All 6 other fountains were also operating fine. however, when I did my Community drive through over the 4th of July weekend, I reported to William V. of (GMS) that the lighting at Lake Pace Dina #1 lights were not functioning. I advised William to contact Cascade Fountain Company of the lights not functioning at this particular fountain.
All 6 fountains operating fine at this time. All 4 entrance / exit fountains at the South Patrick and Shearwater Parkway operating fine at this time. Bo-mine tabs were installed in all 4 fountains this week. although, due to the staining of the basins from use of lake water in these fountains. Brevard pools sent out a personnel person to access this staining issue and are supposed to recommend treatment measures to clean up this problem. Originally I had suggested to use another water source because this staining will continue to manifest using the irrigation (LAKE WATER)
Gates & Walls
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Florida Door Control came out and performed PM (Preventive Maintenance this week and reported that the Exit gate at South Patrick has a weak loop reading and recommended the installation of a wireless loop, similar like the one that we installed at the entrance gate of Shearwater Parkway. Their Teck Kevin was going to put together a proposal or a cost projection of what this wireless loop would cost
Anchor Painting Company have started their scope of work, pressure washing and painting of the interior side of exterior wall is continuing (IN PROGRESS) of the Montecito Drive properties.
The gate that was damaged on 06/22/20 has been put back into service and the Shearwater entrance gate was adjusted and put in sync with the other half of gate, so that both gate assemblies can travel through a complete cycle without interference of each other; so they can come to rest after a smooth transition of travel. The persons responsible for the damages has come forward and took responsibility for these damages Walter (860)838-1367
The shearwater entrance gate was struck and damaged by a landscape company used by the Developer. We have film and pictures of the damages and how they occurred. Taker on Monday June 22nd,2020 at approximately 1600 hours military time. These damages could have been avoided had the Landscape vendor used the construction entrance / exit, instead of trying to leave the Community through the entrance gate area of Shearwater Parkway entrance. I've spoke with Gary The Super for Vintage Homes and reported this incident, we've yet to hear back from anyone pertaining the damages, or how they want to reconcile this issue??? We've got them on film (TAPE) the next step is to contact the Satellite Beach Police Dept.
Streets & Sidewalks
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GMS has been installing the new park-benches throughout the Community in pre-assigned areas designated by Larry Bradshaw / William V.
The concrete sidewalk areas were formed and poured recently, The pads for the new bench areas were also formed and poured with concrete throughout the Community in pre-assigned areas designated for new benches to be installed soon.
Pedestrian Gate at Shearwater Parkway entrance: Made repairs, prime and paint / (RE-FASTEN) catch bar to gate. Clean up gate framework, Masked off the framework, primed and painted the framework antique bronze color. Remove masking tape The Bollards were installed by GMS (William V.) today 07/17/20 in the 600 block of Ventura Drive and Redondo Drive area
Nothing to report at this time