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VOL. 29 NO. 4                                                                                APRIL 2021

       Chairman’s Corner                                                                    Community Association

       By Barry J. Haberman, BPCA Chair and President                                               Annual Meeting

       A Time To Enjoy Life
                                                                                                  All Village Association Directors Invited
          How fortunate are we to live in a relatively safe and                                  Open to residents who would like to attend
       lovely community.
          Thank you to all of the Village Association Boards, the                                        Tuesday, May 18th, 2021
       Master Association Board, Staff and Allied Universal for
       helping Boca Pointe remain a safe environment so that you                               The Club at Boca Pointe Main Dining Room
       may enjoy your family and friends and lifestyle.                                       9:30 am Registration • 10:00 am Meeting Begins.
          I hope that you all had a Sweet Passover and a Happy Easter.
          Boca Pointe has been kept very well informed, by the                                                    Agenda
       Association, about the COVID-19 vaccination sites. As soon as we learned of a site the          Year End BPCA Audit Results
       residents could call or e-mail, we communicated that information to you. Therefore, we
       were able to help you, our residents, make appointments for your vaccines. Thankfully,   Mark Gerstle of Gerstle, Rosen and Goldberg, CPA’s
       the majority of our seniors have received both vaccination doses.                                   BPCA Board Election
          We look forward to all of the Boca Pointe residents receiving both doses. Please stay safe, and   Village Presidents will elect BPCA Directors
       remember you still must continue to SOCIAL DISTANCE and continue to WEAR A MASK!             for Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9.
      If You See Something,                                                                          “State of the Association” Address
                                                                                                          and 6 AT Large Directors

      Say Something                                                                             BPCA Chairman/President Barry J. Haberman

                                                                                              If you would like to run for an AT Large position,
       By Justin Mocha, Director of Security                                                              please contact our office.

          Boca Pointe’s sprawling, 1,000+ acre property presents unique challenges to our   We ask that all attendees please RSVP the BPCA Management office
       security operation.                                                              561-395-7551 so that appropiate social distancing measures
          Case in point: our two roving patrols spend 95%+ of their time actively ‘on the
       road’ within the community. Administrative tasks and other ‘down time’ are kept to a      may be observed. Masks are required. 
       minimum. Despite this time management, patrols are lucky if they are both able to get
       into every subdivision once per shift.
          On top of this challenge, much of Boca Pointe’s property lacks line of sight from
       our roads. Lakes, most of the Golf Course, backyards, canals, etc. are all locations   How To Add Your Guests To The Gate
       which require patrol to discontinue their route and access on foot.
          The key to managing this challenge is to make our security operation a collaborative   By Yvonne Rivera, BPCA Administrative Assistant
       effort. In addition to our patrol and gate officers, we have thousands of pairs of eyes
       on Boca Pointe property at any given moment. We rely on our residents, guests, and      The Boca Pointe Community Association offers a few different methods to add guests to
       even vendors to report any and all suspicious activity that is witnessed or suspected   your visitors list, so please ensure that you add your guest BEFORE they arrive. If your guest
       within our borders. As the saying goes: if you see something, say something.  is not on the list, they may be denied without a phone call being placed to get your approval.
          Access Control (561-395-3392) is available 24/7 to receive your call, and patrol   Phone calls are placed as a courtesy depending on how busy the guard is when they arrive.
       is rarely more than five minutes away. Patrol is instructed to respond to any resident      To add a guest to your visitor list, you have several options:
       concern, with high priority given to calls regarding suspicious activity, persons, or      • Website-
       vehicles on property. The chances of productive resolution to calls of this nature fall      • Cell phone app- Download ABDI/Gate Access from the app/play store
       precipitously the more time that elapses. Do not hesitate to report your concerns.     • Access Control- Call 561-395-3392 or leave a voicemail message at 561-395-3369
          Even in the event that a suspicious activity concludes before patrol arrives—a report      The advantage of using or the app is the ability to:
       is generated for every call, and we use report location and type frequencies to target      • Add a guest for the day or permanently
       patrol routes on problem areas. Your call will add to this data and allow us to make      • Remove a guest
       our patrols more effective.                                                     • Send a pass with barcode
          Lastly, feel free to contact me directly at the BPCA office at (561) 600-5150 with      • Receive notification of guest arrival
       any concern that is not resolved to your satisfaction by our security team. We are      If you have any questions regarding access methods, please call the Boca Pointe
       interested in making active improvements to our services, and feedback of any kind is   Community Association 561-395-7551. 
       always helpful. 
                                                                                    Please Help

                                                                                       Prior to COVID, Boca Pointe residents were donating their extra clothing to the
                                                                                    homeless. The homeless shelters are now able to accept clothing again. Please bring
                                                                                    any clean clothing that you would like to donate. The drop off location is the BPCA
                                                                                    office located at 6909 SW 18th St. Suite A120 in the Boardwalk shopping plaza. Due
                                                                                    to the generosity of Boca Pointe residents, many homeless have been given very much
                                                                                    needed clothes. Let’s continue helping those less fortunate. Thank you!! 
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