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VOL. 31 NO. 5                                                                                  MAY 2023

      Chairman’s Corner

      Thank You                                             I want to thank the Board Presidents and their Board   in for two months for our Ex-General Manager. The new
                                                         Members of the various communities, the Boca Pointe   General Manager is April Narine.
      By Barry J. Haberman,                              Community Association Board and Staff and all of the      We salute and honor our Veterans on May 29th. We thank
      BPCA Chair and President                           residents for this great accomplishment.          them for their service to our country.
                                                            It proves that working together we can accomplish anything.     Enjoy Mother’s Day on May 14th. Get together with your
         We have successfully                               How fortunate Boca Pointe is to have an Executive   family and celebrate the day. 
      completed the Boca Pointe                          Committee with over eighty (80) years of experience and
      Community Association                              constantly changing and evolving to meet the needs of
      portion of the Covenant                            the community. On behalf of Boca Pointe and myself, I’d   Community Association
      Revitalization Process.                            like to extend my appreciation to Steve Retzer, Harvey
      It is now in the hands                             Kaplan, and Steve King for all of their never-ending hard   Annual Meeting
      of our attorney and the                            work. It is a pleasure for me to be a part of that committee.
      Florida Office of Economic                            The Committee’s experience and expertise has been
      Opportunity.                                       extremely helpful with the new security company and filling   All Village Association Directors Invited
      Introducing April Narine                                                                                  Open to all residents who would like to attend.

                                                                                                                        Tuesday, May 16th, 2023
      Our New General Manager                                                                                  Location: Edgewater at Boca Pointe Auditorium
                                                                                                                     23315 Blue Water Cir. Boca Raton
                                                                                                                 9:30am Registration, 10am Meeting Begins

         My name is April Narine                         daughter, I decided it was time for a career change. That is         AGENDA
      and I am the new General                           when I moved into Property Management.                      Year End BPCA Audit Results
      Manager here at Boca Pointe                           I have been working at FirstService Residential for the   Mark Gerstle of Gerstle, Rosen and Goldenberg, P.A.
      Community Association. I                           past 17 years. The first 2 years of being employed with
      wanted to take this time to                        FirstService, I was an administrative assistant. For the past   “State of the Association” Address
      introduce myself.                                  13 years, I have been a Portfolio Manager which manages   BPCA Chairman/President Barry J. Haberman
         I was born and raised in                        3 – 7 associations at one time and provides full services.
      Brooklyn, New York. When I                         For the last 1 ½ years, I was an onsite Property Manager        BPCA Board Elections
      was 21 years old, I decided to                     for a 55 plus community with 892 single family homes. I   Village Presidents will elect BPCA Directors
      leave New York and moved                           was responsible for preparing annual budgets, reviewing    For Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9
      to sunny South Florida.                            financials, coding invoices, conducting board and annual       And 6 AT Large Directors
         I received my degree in                         meetings, vendor management including RFP’s, contract
      Recreational Therapy. I have                       negotiations, site inspections, and walk throughs, working   We ask that all attendees RSVP
      worked in nursing homes, assisted living facilities as well as   closely with board members, providing a high level of   the BPCA Management office (561) 395-7551. 
      in Independent Living Retirement homes as the Activities   service and effective communication, managing and
      Director for about 10 years.                       tracking violations and work orders.
         In 2005, I married my best friend and had my beautiful      I look forward to meeting everyone and I am very excited
      daughter, who is now 17 years old. She is now driving and   to have the opportunity to work with each of you.
      working and will be a senior in High School next year. We                                 Sincerely,   Please Help
      also have a very crazy, high energy, puppy who is now 2                          April Narine, LCAM
      1/2 years old and who is our family’s light. After I had my                      General Manager         Spring is here! Now is the time to clean out your
       Vehicle Theft Prevention                                                                              closets! The homeless shelters are accepting used
                                                                                                             clothing. Please bring any clean, gently used clothing
                                                                                                             that you would like to donate. The drop off location
      By Marcel Dos Santos, Director of Security         and lock all windows and                            is  at  the  BPCA  office  located  at  6909  S.W. 18th
                                                         doors when you park. Most                           St., Suite A120 in the Boardwalk shopping plaza.
         On average a motor vehicle is stolen every 39 seconds in   vehicles today will leave                The donations are distributed to local churches and
      the United States. We must use common sense when parking   both sideview mirrors in the                homeless shelters. Thank you for your generous
      and exiting our vehicles. The following are some tips that   outward position if the key fob           donations this past year! It is greatly appreciated! 
      may help prevent your vehicle and valuable contents from   is inside the vehicle. If the key
      being stolen. Always take your vehicle’s key and or key fob   fob is not contained within the
      out of your vehicle. Never leave it in your vehicle. Close   vehicle the sideview mirrors
                                                                                                            The BPCA management office
                                                                                                                         will be closed

                                                                                 will be in the closed position.   on Monday, May 29th
                                                                                 These indicators make it easy
                                                                                 for car thieves to know which         in observance of
                                                                                 vehicles to target and which
                                                                                                                      Memorial Day. 
                                                                                 Vehicle Theft Prevention
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