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NOTICE: GARDENING SERVICE update!

Dear Residents / Homeowners,


Gardening Service update

As a result of the Emergency Orders No. 2 issued on March 23rd, 2020 by the Government of the Bahamas, we have contacted our landscape partners and we wish to advise you as of 5 pm today March 24th, 2020, the gardening service will be discontinued until further notice.

All inquiries can still be addressed to  support@sandyportmanagement.com


(Please see attached – Emergency Powers COVID -19)



Kind Regards
 
Management 

 







call for nominations and Notice of the Annual General Meeting 2020

To: The shareholders of 
Sandyport Homeowners Association Limited

            Take Notice that the Annual General Meeting of the Company will take place at the Gazebo located in Phase 5 (adjacent to the pond) on Friday March 27th, 2020 commencing at 5:30pm.

Forms of Proxy are hereby circulated to shareholders for those who wish to have someone else represent them or to cast their vote. On completion of the form of proxy, same should also be sent to the Secretary via the Office on or before Friday the 13th day of March A.D. 2020. Where shares are held by companies, the company must send in a form of proxy designating an individual to cast the vote on its behalf.

Forms of Proxy are hereby circulated to shareholders for those who wish to have someone else represent them or to cast their vote. On completion of the form of proxy, same should also be sent to the Secretary via the Office on or before Friday the 13th day of March A.D. 2020. Where shares are held by companies, the company must send in a form of proxy designating an individual to cast the vote on its behalf.

Nominations to serve on the Board of Directors will be accepted until Friday March 13th, 2020. Nominations should be made by email to nominees@sandyportmanagement.com and include a short biography together with a photograph.

Shareholders who are joint owners or owners as tenants-in-common must send in to the Company Secretary (in care of the office) in writing the name of the shareholder who they have authorised to cast the vote on behalf of the said joint owners or tenants – in –common. Dated this March 13th, 2020

Robert Sands
Chairman

Download notice and proxy forms


Agenda

  1. The Chairman will call the meeting to order.
  2. It will be determined whether the requirements for a quorum have been satisfied.
  3. To review and adopt the minutes of the last Annual General Meeting of the Company.
  4. To elect Three (3) Shareholders to serve as Directors of the Company for a period of Two (2) years (Article no. 25).
  5. To review the audited Financial Statements for the financial year ending December 31st, 2019.
  6. To consider and approve the Budget for the financial year 2020.
  7. To receive, consider and adopt the report of the Directors.
  8. To approve of the appointment of auditors for the ensuing year and to authorize the Directors to fix the remuneration of the Auditors.


Notes

  1. Any shareholder entitled to attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting of the Company shall be entitled to appoint a proxy to attend and vote in the members stead and the proxy holder need not be a member of the Company.
  2. Proxies shall be either left at the Sandyport Management Office in Olde Towne, or communicated to the General Manager, via email. Proxies must be received at least fourteen (14) days before the start of the meeting (Article no. 46).
  3. Election of Directors shall be by secret ballot. Every member present in person or by proxy shall have one vote for each share held.

Call for nominations & Notice of the Annual General Meeting 2020

To: The shareholders of 
Sandyport Homeowners Association Limited

            Take Notice that the Annual General Meeting of the Company will take place at the Gazebo located in Phase 5 (adjacent to the pond) on Friday March 27th, 2020 commencing at 5:30pm.

Forms of Proxy are hereby circulated to shareholders for those who wish to have someone else represent them or to cast their vote. On completion of the form of proxy, same should also be sent to the Secretary via the Office on or before Friday the 13th day of March A.D. 2020. Where shares are held by companies, the company must send in a form of proxy designating an individual to cast the vote on its behalf.

Forms of Proxy are hereby circulated to shareholders for those who wish to have someone else represent them or to cast their vote. On completion of the form of proxy, same should also be sent to the Secretary via the Office on or before Friday the 13th day of March A.D. 2020. Where shares are held by companies, the company must send in a form of proxy designating an individual to cast the vote on its behalf.

Nominations to serve on the Board of Directors will be accepted until Friday March 13th, 2020. Nominations should be made by email to nominees@sandyportmanagement.com and include a short biography together with a photograph.

Shareholders who are joint owners or owners as tenants-in-common must send in to the Company Secretary (in care of the office) in writing the name of the shareholder who they have authorised to cast the vote on behalf of the said joint owners or tenants – in –common. Dated this March 13th, 2020

Robert Sands
Chairman

Download notice and proxy forms


Agenda

  1. The Chairman will call the meeting to order.
  2. It will be determined whether the requirements for a quorum have been satisfied.
  3. To review and adopt the minutes of the last Annual General Meeting of the Company.
  4. To elect Three (3) Shareholders to serve as Directors of the Company for a period of Two (2) years (Article no. 25).
  5. To review the audited Financial Statements for the financial year ending December 31st, 2019.
  6. To consider and approve the Budget for the financial year 2020.
  7. To receive, consider and adopt the report of the Directors.
  8. To approve of the appointment of auditors for the ensuing year and to authorize the Directors to fix the remuneration of the Auditors.


Notes

  1. Any shareholder entitled to attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting of the Company shall be entitled to appoint a proxy to attend and vote in the members stead and the proxy holder need not be a member of the Company.
  2. Proxies shall be either left at the Sandyport Management Office in Olde Towne, or communicated to the General Manager, via email. Proxies must be received at least fourteen (14) days before the start of the meeting (Article no. 46).
  3. Election of Directors shall be by secret ballot. Every member present in person or by proxy shall have one vote for each share held.

Car and boat registrations for 2020


2020 auto identification decals are now available for collection from Security Services located at the Sandyport main entrance.

Mandatory boat permits

Under the policy for watercraft moored in Sandyport, all existing permits will expire at midnight on December 31, 2019. Please complete the application form and submit to Security Services together with current documentation. Vessels without or within invalid permits will be denied access to the waterwaysFull details and the application form are available here.

Security may ask that you produce the certificate of registration at the control point. Clause 13 (3) of Government regulation states:

The certificate of registration of a boat for hire shall be affixed in a prominent place on such boat. The licence issued to a person to act as master of such a boat shall be available at all times for inspection.

Holiday business hours 2019-2020

The Holiday season is here again and it is during this time of year that criminal activity tends to increase. However we wish to assure you that we will continue to do our part to ensure the safety of residents and their property. There are a number of safety precautions we would like everyone to bear in mind during this season.

  • Call Security Services on 327-6943 to report anything that appears suspicious.
  • To speak to an officer immediately press ‘0’ and you will diverted to an emergency contact.
  • Monitor children and always be aware of their activities. Our Security personnel have had cause to deal with resident children damaging Association property, their time could be better utilized.
  • Be aware of your surroundings. When traveling home at night, be vigilant to ensure that you are not being followed. If you suspect that you are being followed, please  stop at the security gate. This is particularly important for residents who may normally utilize the automatic entry system – do not use it under these circumstances.
  • Drivers of vehicles with dark tinted glass should open their windows when stopping at the Security gate so that personnel can check that the occupants are not under duress.  When there are guests following you home, please give Security Services their names. Also, inform your guest to stop at the Security gate and not to enter directly after you.
  • Provide Security Services with guest lists for any upcoming functions in order to prevent delays or inconveniencing them.
  • Notify Security Services if your property is going to be vacant over the holidays, you may send instructions using our going away service.

In conclusion, please be reminded that worker identification badges and vehicle decals expire at the end of December.

Business hours during the Holiday season:

Dec 24th – 8am – noon
Dec 25th – 26th – closed
Dec 27th & 30th – 8am – 4pm
Dec 31st – 8am – noon
Jan 1st – closed

Business resumes as normal on January 2nd, 2020. In the event of emergencies outside of business hours, please contact 327-6943.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish all residents Happy Holidays and all the best for the New Year.

Allocation of carports for 2020

The Board has agreed to extend the carport usage program (see original post here) until December 31, 2019 subject to payment of a fee of $150 + VAT (Total $168) per carport. The spaces shall be allocated on a first paid, first served basis with preference being given to those that took advantage of the program in the previous year provided that payment is made before the expiration date.

The spaces are numbered in accordance with the sequence below starting from the West and heading East. Unauthorized vehicles parked in any of these locations after December 31, 2019 shall be subject to removal and storage charges.

To start the application process, please complete the form below and the office will contact you to finalise arrangements.

Your Name

Your Email (required)

Address (required)

Vehicle license number (required)

Social event set for November 22, 2019

Our sixth annual social event takes place from 6-9pm on Friday            November 22nd, 2019 at The Gazebo located in phase 5                        (near Coral Beach).

This is a social event to meet with other residents, the Directors and Committee Members.

We will also turn on the seasonal lights to celebrate the start of the holiday season. We will be providing food, bar service and a bouncy castle for the kids. The pool will be open for under 18’s that are             accompanied by adults.

We are looking forward to this event, please put it in your diary and come Join Us!

NOTE: No outside guests are permitted, this event is strictly for the enjoyment of owners and residents only.

Online payment Changes

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In an effort to improve your ability to make online payment methods we are currently working with the local Banking Institutions to roll out more efficient and secure methods of payment.

To this end you are no longer able to use the method of making payments through PayPal. 

In the interim you are able to visit Sandyport Homeowners Association Office Suite #204 to make payments.  Additionally, you can make online payments through First Caribbean International Bank or Scotiabank information provided. 

For full details of all available payment methods, please visit this page.

Unidentified payments

We are in receipt of a number of payments that we have been unable to identify and are held pending verification. Please review the dates and amounts of the transactions below and log in to check if any are missing from your account. If so, please contact us with confirmation of the payment transmission so that we may credit the balance to your account. Please note that there may be a difference between the transmission amount and the amount shown below due to bank charges (normally associated with international transfers):

Date  Amount
23-Nov-18  10.80
22-Oct-18  67.20
31-Aug-18  0.03
04-May-18  130.00
06-Mar-18  6.95
20-Oct-17  361.20
20-Sep-17  251.56
21-Aug-17  55.32
07-Jul-17  600.00
29-Mar-17  500.00
12-Oct-16  57.47
17-Aug-16  20.04
05-Apr-16  2,146.03
11-Mar-16  3,028.47
27-Nov-15  363.84
21-Oct-15  0.22
22-Sep-15  353.22
01-Jun-15  692.77
31-Mar-15  293.00
03-Oct-14  484.69
14-Jul-14  60.00
03-Jun-14  613.91
02-Jun-14  350.00
25-Feb-14  575.00
08-Jan-14  1,194.84
20-Dec-13  5,938.88
12-Feb-13  480.00
09-Aug-12  300.17
02-Jul-12  230.00
21-Jun-12  966.18
13-Jun-12  57.78
30-May-12  3,037.34
10-Feb-12  1,200.00
09-Dec-11  29.97
18-Oct-11  288.86
09-Aug-11  643.27
15-Feb-11  1,509.88

Holiday business hours 2018-2019

The Holiday season is here again and it is during this time of year that criminal activity tends to increase. However we wish to assure you that we will continue to do our part to ensure the safety of residents and their property. There are a number of safety precautions we would like everyone to bear in mind during this season.

  • Call Security Services on 327-6943 to report anything that appears suspicious.
  • To speak to an officer immediately press ‘0’ and you will diverted to an emergency contact.
  • Monitor children and always be aware of their activities. Our Security personnel have had cause to deal with resident children damaging Association property, their time could be better utilized.
  • Be aware of your surroundings. When traveling home at night, be vigilant to ensure that you are not being followed. If you suspect that you are being followed, please  stop at the security gate. This is particularly important for residents who may normally utilize the automatic entry system – do not use it under these circumstances.
  • Drivers of vehicles with dark tinted glass should open their windows when stopping at the Security gate so that personnel can check that the occupants are not under duress.  When there are guests following you home, please give Security Services their names. Also, inform your guest to stop at the Security gate and not to enter directly after you.
  • Provide Security Services with guest lists for any upcoming functions in order to prevent delays or inconveniencing them.
  • Notify Security Services if your property is going to be vacant over the holidays, you may send instructions using our going away service.

In conclusion, please be reminded that worker identification badges and vehicle decals expire at the end of December.

Business hours during the Holiday season:

Dec 24th – 8am – noon
Dec 25th – 26th – closed
Dec 27th & 28th – 8am – 4pm
Dec 31st – 8am – noon
Jan 1st – closed

Business resumes as normal on January 2nd, 2019. In the event of emergencies outside of business hours, please contact 327-6943.

We would like to take this opportunity to wish all residents Happy Holidays and all the best for the New Year.