December 6, 2019

Update: Lost Bags Have Been Recovered

Dear Residents,

The two lost bags have been returned to their owner. They were taken in for safe keeping by one of our residents. We would like to thank them for their good deed.

December 2, 2019

Lost bags left Wednesday night at the East parking lot entrance

Dear residents, 
If anyone has found or has any information about two bags that were left Wednesday night by a resident near the automatic gate of the East parking lot entrance, one a white and blue canvas bag, a blue reusable bag branded with United HealthCare, please contact management.  We thank you for your help. 

November 26, 2019

Pool will be closed until Friday

Please be aware that the pool will be closed until this Friday, November 29th. in order to replace the broken pool pump motor. The new motor will be more powerful thus allowing for improved filtration and cleaner water.  We apologize for any inconvenience, and we look forward to our residents having a better pool to swim in.  

October 21, 2019

Unit Owner Responsibilities for Repairs


Dear Owners,

We at Sunwood Condominium want to inform all unit owners of their responsibilities for maintenance, aside from the Association. Below is a list of items that each owner must maintain in good condition and repair if needed. 

Unit Owner Responsibilities for Repairs:

·         The Windows and Screens of their individual unit.
·         The Doors and Locks of their individual unit.
·         The Interior Walls of their individual unit.
·         The Ceilings of their individual unit.
·         The Floors of their individual unit.
·         The Patio Fences of their individual unit.
·         The Trellises of their individual unit.
·         The Fixtures and Equipment within the unit.

*The Association is only responsible for Maintenance & Repairs of the Common Areas and Common Property including exterior walls, roofs, and common grounds. 

October 2, 2019

Cigarette Butts


Dear Owners/Residents,

We at Sunwood Condominiums, in an effort to keep our grounds safe and clean, ask that those who wish to smoke keep our floors clean by disposing of their UNLIT cigarette butts inside the proper trash receptacles and not in our walkways and/or landscaped areas.
Proper disposal includes discarding the unlit butts into your own garbage and not in common areas where they can disturb other residents, as well as damage our lawns and walkways.
ü  Cigarettes that are left lit and dumped on the grounds are a fire hazard and will result in a violation.
ü  Cigarettes that are left on the ground are unsightly and deter guests, as well as lower property values.
We rely on our residents to help us keep our home a safe and clean place to live.   

September 25, 2019

Fire Alarm Safety


Dear Owners/Residents,
 In an effort to keep our residents safe, we would like to remind our owners, and their tenants, that individual smoke detectors inside of their units are their own responsibility. If a smoke detector inside your unit is making a beeping noise most likely it is in need of new batteries and it is the responsibility of the tenant/owner to make sure their smoke detectors are in working order.
The smoke detectors inside the unit are for your own safety. Do not disabled or disconnect the smoke detector or fire alarm horn inside your unit.
If there is a fire inside of a unit, owners/residents must follow protocol by going into the hallway and activating the fire alarm system by pulling the indicated fire alarm pull station. This is essential as the individual smoke detectors are not connected to the fire alarm system.
We hope all our residents will join us in our continued efforts to keep Sunwood Condominiums a safe place to live.

September 11, 2019

Call Box Repairs



Dear Residents, 

We wish to inform you that the East entrance card reader has been adjusted and the West gate chain has been repaired, however the call boxes are still having issues due to the lightning strike from last month.  Miami Gate Operator will be out Tomorrow or Friday to troubleshoot a possible phone line that may be the reason for the issue. We hope to have the repairs made as soon as possible and appreciate your continued patience.

August 29, 2019

The pool will be closed Friday - Monday

Please be aware that in order to protect the equipment of the pool from the effects that we may experience from Hurricane Dorian and any related storms, on Friday, August 30, 2019 our personnel will be turning off the pump system and feeder system. They will also be reinforcing the chemicals in the pool to help maintain it during the storm.

After the storm passes and it is deemed safe by City officials to resume normal operations, then our personnel will begin the recovery process and restart the pump and feeder systems for the pool.

August 27, 2019

Be prepared for Dorian


Hurricane season is here and we want our residents to be safe during the coming storms. Below are some tips to remember during a hurricane to keep you and your loved ones safe as well as where to find a Hurricane Toolkit with all the information you will need on safe practices before, during and after a storm:
  • If told to evacuate, do so immediately. Do not drive around barricades.
  • If sheltering during high winds, go to a FEMA safe room, ICC 500 storm shelter, or a small, interior, windowless room or hallway on the lowest floor that is not subject to flooding.
  • If trapped in a building by flooding, go to the highest level of the building. Do not climb into a closed attic. You may become trapped by rising flood water.
  • Listen for current emergency information and instructions.
  • Use a generator or other gasoline-powered machinery outdoors ONLY and away from windows.
  • Do not walk, swim, or drive through flood waters. Turn Around. Just six inches of fast-moving water can knock you down, and one foot of moving water can sweep your vehicle away.
  • Hurricane Preparedness Online Toolkit: https://www.ready.gov/hurricane-toolkit  

August 2, 2019

BE ON ALERT

Dear Residents,

We have received reports from our neighboring Association, Gables Point, that an uninvited intruder was spotted in the patios of several units. No injuries were reported. The intruder was wearing a hooded sweater to mask his appearance. Please make sure that entrance gates are closed and lock behind you, including the laundry room doors.  We ask all residents to be mindful and stay alert.



August 1, 2019

Building Siding Cleaning Begins August 7th



Dear Owners & Residents,
We are writing to inform you that the Association will be cleaning the siding throughout the Association.   Residents should bring in or cover any outside furniture that they do not wish to get wet during the cleaning. 

Cleaning will being at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday August 7th and should take approximately two days    





July 2, 2019

NEW CALL BOX INSTRUCTIONS


Dear Residents,

The Association has installed new call boxes to replace the previous system.  Visitors will no longer press # before entering the required three digit code on the keypad for access.  Visitors can use the A to Z buttons to easily locate a name of a resident and see their three digit code.  Names are in alphabetical order.  To call, just enter the three digit code number on the keypad, or press the "Call" button if the name of the resident appears on the screen.  If the line is busy press "#" or "Call" to hang up and try again. 

June 10, 2019



Dear Residents,

We have noticed an increasing amount of dog waste not being picked up in the common areas.
Today dog waste was not picked up and allowed to sit out exposed on the newly installed mulch. Picking up after your dog is an important task that is part of begin a responsible pet owner.  Dog waste that is left out is full of harmful bacteria and can make other dogs sick, be a good neighbor and always pick up after your dog.

June 5, 2019

Annual Meeting August 8th 7:00 PM & Budget Meeting For Current 2019 Fiscal Year To Immediately Follow


This is to inform our members that at the Annual Meeting & Election of Directors of the Association will be held of August 8th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Sunwood Condominium Breezeway (located by the mailboxes).  Sign in will commence at 6:45 p.m.  Immediately to follow the Annual Meeting will be the 2019 Budget Meeting to approve the current 2019 fiscal year budget.   As always, we highly encourage our membership to attend all of the scheduled Association Meetings.

May 31, 2019

JUNE IS HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS MONTH


Develop an Emergency Plan
·        Include answers to questions like:  What do I need to do to secure my home, car and boat, and who will help me?  Where am I going to stay during the hurricane and what are the evacuation routes?   Where will my pets stay?   If I plan to stay at home, what do I need to do to be prepared and where in my home will  I ride out the storm? Emergency operations officials urge residents to prepare to be self-sufficient for up to 14 days – without running water or electricity.   Review your emergency plan with your family.          Photograph or videotape your home – inside and outside – for insurance purposes.

Address Special Needs
If you or anyone you know has special needs in case of evacuation, contact your local emergency management office. Find the phone number at FEMA.gov. If someone in your home is dependent on electric-powered, life-sustaining medical equipment, review your family emergency plan for back-up power or make arrangements to relocate when a storm warning is issued.

Gather Documentation

Gather important documents and put them in a waterproof container.
·         Insurance policies
·         Health cards
·         List of medications
·         Birth certificates
·         List of important phone numbers
·         Your FPL account number

Gather Supplies

·         Purchase bottled water.
·         Gather supplies such as: non perishable food, non electric can opener, disposable utensils, matches, lighter, medications and prescriptions, personal hygiene supplies, baby supplies, pet food, trash bags, paper towels, tissues, toilet paper, soaps and detergent.
·         Check radio and flashlight batteries
·         Obtain cash in case ATM’s are not working
·         Fill up your car with gas
·         Charge your cell phone

Make Safety a Top Priority

If you use a portable generator, read and follow all the manufacturer’s instructions. Be sure to set it up outside – not in your home or garage – and connect appliances directly to it. Do not wire your generator directly to your breaker or fuse box, because the power you generate may flow back into power lines and cause injuries. 
Do not travel until it is safe to do so.

Immediately call 911 to report dangerous or hazardous conditions. To report downed power lines or damage to FPL poles, wires or transformers call FPL at 800-4-OUTAGE.

Stay far away from downed power lines, and flooded and debris-laden areas that may be hiding downed power lines. Do not touch anything that may be touching a downed power line.

If your roof or windows leak, water in your walls and ceiling may come into contact with electrical wiring. Immediately turn off your circuit breakers, disconnect all electrical appliances that are still plugged in and turn off all wall switches. Remember, never stand in water while operating switches or unplugging any electrical device.

Don’t use candles; use battery-operated flashlights and lanterns instead.

Be cautious when using a grill, portable stove or other emergency cooking devices.

Make emergency repairs only when it is safe to do so. Repairs that prevent looting or further damage should have top priority, but only if the repair can be done safely.

May 17, 2019

FIRE ALARM TESTING WILL TAKE PLACE MAY 24th 2019 BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm


NOTICE - FIRE ALARM TESTING


Dear Residents,

Please be advised that on the date and time indicated below, authorized personnel from the Fire Alarm System maintenance service provider will be on site to perform the annual fire alarm inspection (Sounders & Output Testing) as part of the annual required inspection. During this time, the alarm sounders will be activated for several minutes. This will be repeated during the testing period.

Date of Inspection:  May 24th 2019
Time of Inspection: Between the hours of 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

These inspections are required by the local fire marshal, fire codes, and national standards. With your help, we can get the required inspection done with as little as possible discomfort to you.

We apologize for the inconvenience caused during the time of testing and appreciate your cooperation.


May 15, 2019

Board Meeting: May 23rd @ 7:00 p.m.


This is to inform our members that at a meeting of the Board of Directors will be held on Thursday, the 23rd of May, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., at the Sunwood Condominium Breezeway (located by the mailboxes). Discussion will include the following: Association insurance claim with the Bernard law firm in attendance, termite inspection and estimates, landscaping, siding repairs, roof repairs, and the new Association website.  As always, we highly encourage our membership to attend all of the scheduled Board Meetings. 

May 7, 2019

TREE TRIMMING NOTICE

Dear Owners & Residents, 

We are writing to inform you that the Association will be trimming the large trees located in the courtyard and pool area as well as the large trees located the parking lots on Tuesday May 14th , Wednesday May 15th, and Thursday May 16th .  

Trimming will start in the courtyard & pool areas at approximately 8 am, and last until 11 am, at that time they will move the operation to the parking lots.  The purpose of this schedule is to allow for vehicles to be moved away from the trees prior to 11 am.  We ask residents to not park your vehicles under the trees in the parking lots after 11 am during those days. If one of your spaces is under or near a large tree in the parking lot please park along the outside perimeter gate in the afternoons on those days.  For any questions or concerns please contact management.    

April 30, 2019

Welcome to the Sunwood Condominium Blog

The Board of Directors, with the help of Brickell Property Management, would like to introduce our members to our new community blog & website. We have already published relevant information for our members such as our covenants, rules & regulations, architectural request form, change of address forms, calendar of events as well as a Contact Us page which will be monitored by the Board of Directors and our Property Manager just like our Email address. Over the next several months we will be adding even more information which we hope our members will find useful. From time to time, we will also post announcements on our blog regarding community information which we feel is important or of interest to our members. These announcements will also be distributed to members which are subscribed to our community mailing list. Although members have been initially subscribed to our community's new mailing list, you may choose to unsubscribe at any time. We hope that our new website becomes a valuable resource for our members.

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This blog serves the residents of Sunwood Condominium Association of Miami, located on 4600 SW 67th Ave in Miami, Florida.

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This association is managed by Brickell Property Management. You can contact Scott Galya by Phone @ (305) 251-0777 or in writing @ 14373 SW 142nd Street, Miami, Florida 33186-6727. Click Here to visit their web page.

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