March 2015

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015 06:11 Written by Paul Tassell Monday, 13 April 2015 06:11

March was quiet on the complex and the weather was changeable but getting hotter towards the end of the month.

As you know the A.G.M is on the 15th May and as soon as we have the accounts for the year end 31/03/2015 the notices will go out.

If you were a debtor on 31st March it will be reflected in the notification of the A.G.M however it is not too late to avoid court action, if the debt is cleared before the meeting you will then not appear on the debtors list.

Apartments in debt will be posted on the noticeboards.

I will be standing again for another year as president with the current committee.

It is our plan to freeze the  community fees for yet another year.

Both pools are now in need of refurbishing and so we would like to tile them both and enhance the pool area, by tiling the pools we  will cut down on the need for re-painting so often which will make maintenance more cost effective in the long run.We would like to do this work at the beginning of June as the complex is normally fairly quiet then and we hope to have the agreement of a neighbouring complex for owners to be able to use their pool while the work is being carried out.

We are also looking at the lighting on the whole complex with a view to installing sensors and switches to work on demand which will save the community money in the future on electricity bills.

All of these improvements will be carried out within the budget.

In an effort to cut back on costs we are looking at sending future correspondence via email, if you are agreeable to this please send an email with your name and apartment number to etalina@universalproperties.es reference The Heights and you will receive the minutes from the A.G.M by email.

The new fencing has been a big success with lots of owners saying its a very good improvement on the whole look of the complex.

If you will not be attending the A.G.M please remember to RETURN YOUR PROXY either to myself or Universal Properties.

I would like to say a big thank you to all of you who have supported both myself and the committee for the last few years and to assure you that we will continue to work hard for the good of the community.

Paul

FEBRUARY 2015

Last Updated on Thursday, 5 March 2015 09:10 Written by Paul Tassell Thursday, 5 March 2015 09:10

February was very quiet and unusually cold for Tenerife, we were still wearing jeans and jumpers for most of the month, however the weather seems to have returned to normal now and we are again seeing sun beds around the pool area.

The fence,  at last we have most of the new fences erected and painted, the response from all the owners who have spoken to me has been very good and people are saying it makes The Heights look much better.

We must ask all owners of  trasteros on the third floor of each block, to make sure that the doors look in good condition and to paint them if  required it is the owners responsibility to paint these doors and we will make sure that the white community doors on these floors are also painted.

It will soon be AGM time again, and next month I will set out our plans for more improvements on The Heights. Financially  this year has been good and we have managed to build up our bank account,  again allowing us to carry on making The Heights  a great complex.

We are carrying out some maintenance works at the moment, the work on the solarium is to repair  the problem of water leaks in the garage which is also interfering with the electrics,  but we will try to  keep any disruption down to a minimum.

Dog owners please make sure if your dog does have an accident on the complex that you are responsible and clean up after them, we have had a few occasions this month where it has been left to the cleaners to clear up, if we are informed who the culprits are we will take action against them.

After many years of waiting The Heights is finally going to be wired for fibre optics, this should happen in the next few months, although it is still not clear when the system will be fully operational! This will make access to the internet easier and faster for all of us and maybe cheaper.

Hopefully we  will see you all soon.

Paul

JANUARY 2015

Last Updated on Sunday, 22 February 2015 09:12 Written by Paul Tassell Sunday, 22 February 2015 09:12

Christmas and new year are now well behind us and I hope you all had a good time,

The weather has been very changeable and colder than usual for the time of year,

jumpers and sweaters are very much in evidence.

Progress on the fencing is very slow, but what has been done so far looks very good and

has had very favourable comments from the owners who are here at the moment,

although it has still to be painted. They have promised that it will only be a few more weeks

til it is finished.

Please be aware if you are in or coming to Tenerife a team of pickpockets are operating in the area,

In fact this week there was an attempt at pickpocketing actually on The Heights, early evening

but luckily they were unsuccessful.

Images were picked up by the CCTV cameras, so we do have some good pictures of the culprits.

Yet again we have problems with unathourised people parking in garage spaces, this causes lots

of problems both for the owner and me IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A SPACE YOU SHOULD NOT BE

IN THE GARAGE.

Hopefully we have turned the corner with the weather and Tenerife will get back to the sort of weather we are used to.

I look forward to seeing you through the course of the year.

Paul

 

 

DECEMBER UPDATE

Last Updated on Thursday, 1 January 2015 01:31 Written by Paul Tassell Thursday, 1 January 2015 01:31

The weather has again been very good in December in fact Christmas day was very hot.

The complex has been very quiet through the festive season although it picked up for the New Year.

A fence panel has been put up as an example and has received very favourable comments and so we hope that the work to

replace all of the front fencing will be complete by the end of January.

We would like to wish all our owners a very Happy New Year and hope to see you soon

Paul

NOVEMBER 2014

Last Updated on Monday, 15 December 2014 10:24 Written by Paul Tassell Monday, 15 December 2014 10:24

November was quiet on The Heights, the weather was a little unsettled after the storms but although some days were overcast it was still warm

in the mid twenties most days, the evenings are cooler now so you will need your jumpers at night.

The complex is now looking quite festive as people prepare for the Christmas Holidays, we are now seeing some owners leave to go to their home countries for Christmas, while others choose to come to Tenerife for their celebrations but wherever you are I would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas and a Happy New Year .

I apologise for the late post again this month but although the complex was very quiet I have had a very busy couple of months personally.

Paul

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