Manager’s Messages

January 2022 Newsletter

Happy New Year!

Trash Strike

1Mission’s trash vendor is Republic Services, whose drivers have been on strike since December 17th.  The Common Area Committee has been working with ProTec Janitorial to arrange special pickups of bagged trash and recycling from the G1 trash room.  This is much more expensive than our usual trash service, so if you have nonperishable waste such as bedding, pillows, household items and bulky recycling please hold onto it until the strike is resolved and pickup service is resumed.

In the process of emptying the dumpster to get rid of stinking garbage it was noticed that heavy bags of trash rupture when sent down the trash chute, spilling over the bottom of the dumpster.  It costs the Association $800 to have the dumpster exchanged for a clean one.  For aromatic garbage such as diapers, cat litter, etc. or heavy bags of garbage please double bag the garbage and consider taking it to the G1 trash room to put in the dumpster.

HOA Fee Changes

Please remember monthly HOA fees increase effective January 1st.  Be sure to update your monthly payment amount if you are setup for auto pay.  Late fees will be assessed if your account is not paid in full by the 15th of each month.

Holiday Decorations

Holiday decorations are allowed from the day after Thanksgiving until January 10th.  This includes white light strings as well.  No owner or resident may place decorations on plants or other areas within the Association’s common areas.  Please ensure that holiday lights do not disturb other residences.

Christmas Tree Disposal

In previous years a compost dumpster was provided by our trash vendor at no additional charge for Christmas tree disposal.  After switching vendors this is no longer the case and it would cost the Association $450 to provide this.  Due to low demand and increased vendor costs, there will not be a dumpster on site for Christmas trees.  Please dispose of your tree at one of the city’s tree recycling drop off locations.  Information can be found at https://www.sandiego.gov/environmental-services/recycling/events/christmas The nearest location is Mission Bay.

1Mission Community Contact List

In order to stay in contact with your neighbors, please consider adding your contact information to the 1Mission community contact list.  The next scheduled update to the list will be sent out in April.  If you would like to be added to the list or have any changes, please send an email with your information or update to 1Mcommunity.list.opt.in@gmail.com by March 31st. If a number of requests are received an update will be sent earlier.


December 2021 Newsletter

Holiday Gratuity

The Association does not provide holiday bonuses to vendors that work in the building.  Based on feedback from the membership, it was determined several years ago that the option of recognizing 1Mission’s building engineer and janitorial staff during the holiday season would reside with individual owners.  This is a very delicate topic that people may handle in very different ways. The Association wants to provide owners the ability to recognize the people who care for our building as he/she determines as appropriate.

Holiday Decorations

Holiday decorations are allowed from the day after Thanksgiving until January 10th.  This includes white light strings as well.  No owner or resident may place decorations on plants or other areas within the Association’s common areas.  Please ensure that holiday lights do not disturb other residences.

Recycling

During the holiday season the building will naturally encounter an increase in cardboard boxes and other recyclable materials.  Please remember to break down all boxes before putting them in the blue recycle bins.  If the bins are full please hand carry recyclables to the large bins located in G1 and G2.  The floor in each of the small trash rooms must remain clear of any trash or recycling. 

Christmas Tree Disposal

In previous years a compost dumpster was provided by our trash vendor at no additional charge for Christmas tree disposal.  After switching vendors this is no longer the case and it would cost the Association $450 to provide this.  Due to low demand and increased vendor costs, there will not be a dumpster on site for Christmas trees.  Please dispose of your tree at one of the city’s tree recycling drop off locations.  Information can be found at https://www.sandiego.gov/environmental-services/recycling/events/christmas The nearest location is Mission Bay.

HOA Fee Changes

Please remember monthly HOA fees increase effective January 1st.  Be sure to update your monthly payment amount if you are setup for auto pay.  Late fees will be assessed if your account is not paid in full by the 15th of each month.

Security Update

There were several instances of vehicle break ins recently on the G2 level of the garage.  Review of the security camera footage indicates that for at least 1 of the instances a pedestrian was standing near the south stairwell and followed a vehicle down the ramp once they had turned at the bottom of the ramp.  Security will be improved if you wait for the gate to close after entering or leaving.  As a reminder, please do not leave fobs or common area keys in your vehicle.

Elevator update

The 1A elevator has been out of operation for some time.  Drive Parts were required to be shipped from Japan.  They arrived last week and were installed but further parts are now deemed to have been damaged by the old drive and have been ordered.  Thankyou for your patience while repairs are being made.  Please note that Raquel needs to lock out the 1B elevator for a minute or 2 everyday around 3pm to clean it so if the call button doesn’t work around that time, please try again shortly.

Planter Rework

Mission Hills Nursery will be reworking the large planter on the paseo with the tall bamboo.  They will be installing root barriers around the bamboo to prevent it from starving out the other plantings.  They will remove the dianella and install succulents from around the property that have outgrown their current locations. Once the work is scheduled an eblast will be sent.

Garage Flooding

The rains this week caused flooding in the G2 garage.  This is the result of a developer defect that undersized the sump pump that pumps out water from the roof drains and patio drains to the street.  The Association is working with Cornerstone Managing Partners to solve this problem.  Plans have been approved by the City and bids are being procured for the work to implement the fix.  Until this work is completed items in the storage cages should be raised off of the floor to avoid water damage.

1Mission Community Contact List

In order to stay in contact with your neighbors, please consider adding your contact information to the 1Mission community contact list.  The next scheduled update to the list will be sent out in January.  If you would like to be added to the list or have any changes, please send an email with your information or update to 1Mcommunity.list.opt.in@gmail.com by January 1st.  If a number of requests are received an update will be sent earlier.


October 2021 Newsletter

Rock and Roll Marathon

Please be aware that the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon is being held Sunday October 24, 2021.  Fort Stockton Drive, Goldfinch Avenue, and Eagle Street will be closed from 5:30am until approximately 11:30am.  Expect delays and traffic congestion during that time.  More information can be found at:    https://www.runrocknroll.com/san-diego-road-closure

2022 Budget

The Board approved the 2022 budget at the October 18th open session meeting.  Assessments will increase by 9% starting January 1st.  This increase is needed to address rising costs in a number of areas.  Our Janitorial and Building Engineer costs are increasing related to the final year of increases to the minimum wage.  Our security costs have significantly increased due to a change in vendors to address unacceptable performance from our previous vendor.  Our insurance broker is anticipating a 10% increase to the Association’s Master and Earthquake insurance policies when both are up for renewal on June 1st. The Board also increased the monthly contribution to the reserve account, which is 62% funded, in anticipation of the need to replace several systems in the building well before their anticipated useful life, which negatively impacts our current reserve cash balance.  We are also in a position of needing to increase the budget for bad debt expense based due to the current trend in the Association’s 2021 bad debt expenses YTD.  A mailer will be sent out with a detailed line-item budget and the new assessment amounts per unit by December 1st.

Washing Machine and Unit Shutoff Valves

There have been several times recently when washing machine deliveries have needed to be rescheduled due to faulty or corroded washer shutoff valves.  You may want to inspect your valves before arranging for delivery and installation.  Also, there are main water shutoff valves in each unit that should be exercised periodically to ensure proper operation when needed.

Grill Operation

The Barbeque grills are available on a first-come-first-served basis.  In order to light the grills, remove the grill cover and make sure all of the burner valves are turned off.  Then open the hatch below the grill and turn the red valve until it is inline with the gas pipe.  Then rotate the timer clockwise until it stops.  Close the hatch.  Press the ignitor button while you hear it clicking and then turn on the burner valve for the desired burner.  Discontinue pressing the ignitor once you see the burner is lit.  Repeat for additional burners if desired.  Once you are done grilling, open the hatch and turn the red valve so it is at a right angle to the gas pipe.  Please use the grill brush on the grilling surface to it is ready for the next user.  Once the grill has cooled, please replace the cover.  The Building Engineer tests the ignitors frequently but if you experience problems, please report it to Action.

Falcon Gate Operation

1Mission’s swing gate vendor recently diagnosed that there is significant radio frequency interference near the swing gate at the top of the ramp that is closed between 11pm and 6am, which results in intermittent operation when attempting to open with a fob.  The antenna has been relocated to the street side of the arch which improves reliability; however, it still may be necessary to get as close as possible to the gate and press the button multiple times.  A defective photo eye was also replaced which was causing the gate to stay open during the night.

Trash and Recycling

There have been several times recently when bags of trash have been left in the hallways or common areas.  Please put trash in the trash chute or take it to the trash room on G1.  Oversized items such as broom handles should be not be put in the trash chute as they can cause the chute to become jammed.  As a courtesy to your neighbors, please take large recycling items to the bins on G1 or G2 and collapse boxes.  Household items should not be put in the recycling bins.

1Mission Community Contact List

In order to stay in contact with your neighbors, please consider adding your contact information to the 1Mission community contact list.  The next scheduled update to the list will be sent out in January.  If you would like to be added to the list or have any changes, please send an email with your information or update to 1Mcommunity.list.opt.in@gmail.com by January 1st.  If a number of requests are received an update will be sent earlier.


August 2021 Newsletter

Security

There have been several developments related to security at 1Mission recently.  The Common Area Committee (CAC) performed a property walk with the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) Western Division Community Liaison Officer, David Surwilo, to identify areas of potential improvement in building security.  The CAC is investigating his recommendations.  Management is currently working to schedule a Town Hall meeting with Officer Surwilo to provide residents the opportunity to ask questions and voice concerns.  Meeting information will be provided once a date is confirmed.

A door access code has been provided to the SDPD that can be used to enter the building.  The SDPD dispatcher’s database has been updated with 1Mission’s access code information.

The Board has approved changing security patrol companies due to performance related issues.  The change in vendors takes effect on September 1.

It was recently identified that it is possible to open the pedestrian gates from the outside with a piece of wire.  The CAC is working to identify solutions to address this issue.

The CAC is also working with an Architect to determine if it is feasible to add gates to the south stairwell above the first floor and below the G1 level to restrict access for the general public.  If feasible, the proposed solution will require review and permitting by the City of San Diego.   Should you choose to use the stairwells, keep in mind the west stairwell is not impacted by public access.

The Board approved adding an extension to the patio gate to prevent reaching over the gate and opening it with the panic bar.  A closer will also be added in an effort to have the gate close property.  It will also add a closer so the gate doesn’t stay open.  The extension should be installed on August 18th.  Once that is installed it will be necessary to use a common area key to enter the patio from the paseo.           

It was suggested at the August Board meeting that residents exchange contact information with neighbors in an effort to establish a phone tree.  The community contact list (see last paragraph below) currently exists for owners/residents that wish to participate as this type information can only be provided on a voluntary basis, and in turn shared with other participating owners/residents.  Neither Management nor the Association is able to be involved in the providing of information of this nature to owners/residents.  Please keep in mind that 911 should always be called first in the event of an emergency. 

It was confirmed at the August meeting that owners may install security systems in their units.  Keep in mind that if the system has an audible alert, false alarms could potentially result in nuisance violations of the CC&Rs.  Video recording devices are not allowed on balconies or porches as these areas are considered exclusive use common areas and belong to the Association.  It is also prohibited by the CC&Rs to modify or drill into door and window frames.

No Dumping

Please do not dump large items in the trash or recycling rooms.  A set of box springs were recently found in the trash room, as well as discarded furniture and decorative items.  If you have items beyond standard household trash that you want to discard, please contact Action to arrange a special pickup by the Association’s waste vendor at your expense.   Trash is picked up 3 times a week and the amount of regular waste generated by residents means there isn’t extra space in the dumpsters.

Maintenance Issues

If you identify maintenance issues in the common areas, please contact Action’s Community Care or open a work order on the resident portal.  While the Common Area Committee performs a formal walk on a monthly basis with our Building Engineer, it is a point in time only and they may not see everything, especially lighting that is not on during the day.  The Building Engineer is currently working to restore all landscape lighting

EV Charging Committee

The EV Charging Committee held its first meeting on August 5th.  The Committee is tasked with investigating options for the installation of charging stations and providing the Board with recommendations that include supporting details.


May 2021 Newsletter

Recycling

Recycling bins are located in the trash room on every floor.  If the bin is full, or you have large boxes that don’t fit, please do not leave items on the floor beside the bins.  This causes our day porter Raquel to spend extra time handling excess recycling which detracts from her ability to keep 1Mission clean. There are large recycling dumpsters in the G1 trash room and G2 recycling room.  1Mission’s primary trash dumpster is located in the G1 trash room and should be used for items that don’t fit in the trash chute or are not fully recyclable.  Recycling only works if non-recyclable items are put in the trash, and not the recycling bin.  If you are unsure where the trash and recycling rooms are located please ask a neighbor or reach out to Action.

Gate Operation

The vehicle gate on Falcon automatically closes at 11pm and opens at 6am.  If you are leaving during these hours, you should pull up to the white line on the ramp so the vehicle detection loop, which is embedded in the concrete, can sense your vehicle and open the exit gate.  If you are returning when the gates are closed use the large button on your fob to open the entry gate.  The gate receiver is located on the inside of the gate; therefore, it may be necessary to pull up close to the gate in order for the receiver to read your fob signal.

Fobs must be used to open the rollup gate on G1 and swing gate down to G2 since these gates do not have operable vehicle detection loops.  We are working with the Access vendor to shorten the duration the gates remain open to improve security.

BBQ Covers

When using barbeques, please be sure to put the grill cover back on once the barbeque has cooled down.  Our day porter Raquel checks the grills daily so it’s better to protect the grill from the elements overnight than to leave the cover off to indicate it needs to be cleaned.

Door Opening with Common Area Keys

All common area doors open with the common area key.  The main entrance door is a double door with 3-point latches and can require more force to open it.  If you have difficulty opening it, please use the side doors as they are single-point latches and are easier to open.  The storage room on G1 was recently converted to a 3-point latch to improve security, so it too may be more difficult to open than it used to be.

EV Charging Committee

At the April open session Board meeting the topic of Electric Vehicle charger installation was raised.  The Board approved for a committee to be formed to investigate the options and provide the Board with recommendations with supporting details.  If you are interested in serving on the committee, please contact Kelly Thomson with Action at kthomson@actionlife.com.

1Mission Community Contact List

In order to stay in contact with your neighbors, please consider adding your contact information to the 1Mission community contact list.  The next scheduled update to the list will be sent out in July.  If you would like to be added to the list or have any changes, please send an email with your information or update to 1Mcommunity.list.opt.in@gmail.com by June 30th. If a number of requests are received an update will be sent earlier.


March 2021 Newsletter

Parkway Project: Finished, But Just Beginning

Urban Landscaping completed the parkway grass removal project this month.  While things may look a little sparse now, the plants and planting locations were chosen based on the size of the plants once they mature.  So the best is yet to come!  Please keep your dogs away from the new plants to help them grow as quickly as possible and help restore the gravel if it gets kicked out.

Hydrojetting

The Association has contracted with Countywide Mechanical Systems to perform Hydrojetting of the horizontal sanitary pipes in the garage and cabling of the kitchen plumbing stacks. This is scheduled for the week of April 5th.  Please RSVP to Action about how you will be providing access to you unit.  Access to the townhomes will not be required.

Water Heaters

There was recently another unit that experienced a leaking water heater.  Fortunately, it was detected before the catch pan overflowed and was replaced without any water damage taking place.  Construction of 1Mission was completed in 2009, as such original water heaters may be getting close to or potentially past the unit’s life expectancy.  If you are considering replacing your current unit with a tankless system, an Architectural application must be submitted and approved by the Architectural Committee prior to any work taking place. The City of San Diego also requires that a permit is obtained for these replacements.  For more information visit     
https://www.sandiego.gov/development-services/permits/simple-permits.

Leak Detectors

This is the small electronic box next to the water heater that connects to a sensor in the catch pan under the heater.  Please make sure the batteries in your leak detector are good.  You can do this by turning the unit off and then back on and making sure it sounds a short alarm.  As with smoke detectors, batteries in these devices should be replaced at scheduled intervals.  There are also detectors on the market that can send you an email or text alert if a leak is detected.

March 2021 Annual Meeting

The Association’s Annual Meeting and Election was held on Monday, March 8, 2021.  Because William Persky was no longer an owner as of the election he was disqualified.  Jeff Weller was elected as a write-in candidate.  At the organizational meeting directly following the election Chris Weaver was appointed President, Kurt Gering as Vice President, Andrea Bauer as Treasurer, and Jeff Weller as Secretary.  Christy Mickel continues to represent the Commercial Owner as the Director at Large.  Please direct any issues with the restaurant or parking areas to Action.  Board meetings will continue to be held on the first Monday of the month, with open session starting at 6pm.

Carpet Replacement and Painting

It is nearing time to replace the carpet in the hallways.  However, the Developer Defect Repair construction will commence soon and will likely require repairs in many of the units.   Because of this the Association will hold off on carpet replacement and hallway painting until after construction is finished so as to avoid damage and start fresh after repairs are complete.

Vendors in the Building

Please be reminded that vendors are only permitted to perform work in the building between 8am-5pm Monday-Friday.  Non-emergency work outside of those hours, on the weekends, or on holidays is not permitted.  If you are going to have work done in your unit that is noisy please contact Action so that notices can be posted as a courtesy to your neighbors.

COVID-19, Face Coverings and Elevator Etiquette

Please be aware that the California face covering mandate applies to the hallways and common areas at 1Mission which are considered public spaces.  The full policy including exemptions can be found at:

https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/guidance-for-face-coverings.aspx

If you are planning to have any work done in your unit or services provided by a vendor, you are responsible for ensuring they adhere to the requirements.

The requirement for social distancing also applies to the elevators, so please avoid crowding the elevators and be understanding if your neighbors may wish to travel in the elevators alone.

Please do not press the elevator buttons with your shoes as this is very unsanitary for your neighbors.

SanDiegoCounty.gov is a resource for staying up to date with the guidelines and mandates during this time.

1Mission Community Contact List

In order to stay in contact with your neighbors, please consider adding your contact information to the 1Mission community contact list.  The next scheduled update to the list will be sent out in April.  If you would like to be added to the list or have any changes, please send an email with your information or update to 1Mcommunity.list.opt.in@gmail.com by March 31st. If a number of requests are received an update will be sent earlier.


February 2021 Newsletter

Cushion Update

The Association’s cushion vendor was able to fabricate extra cushions from the fabric from the first order, so we now have a full complement of cushions for the seven teak chairs on the patio.  The Common Area Committee (CAC) is cleaning and waterproofing the existing cushions to extend their life so some may be missing from the cushion lockers for the next week or two.  As part of this effort, the CAC has observed a lot of pet hair on the cushions.  Please use a towel or sheet if you wish to share the seat with your furry friend, as some residents may have pet allergies or don’t want to get pet hair on their clothes.  Please return the cushions to the storage bins when you are finished to help prevent additional thefts.

Plumbing

The Association has contracted with Countywide Mechanical Systems to perform Hydrojetting of the horizontal sanitary pipes in the garage and cabling of the kitchen plumbing stacks. This is tentatively scheduled for the week of April 5th.  Action Property Management will be providing scheduling information as the date nears.  This will require access to all units.  Based on recommendations from several vendors for maintenance of the common plumbing lines, only units on the 5th and 3rd floors will have the cabling through the kitchen sinks, meaning the underneath of the sink will need to be cleared for this work.  4th floor units will need to be accessed just to verify there are not any backups while the work is being performed.  At this time, it is not anticipated that access to townhomes will be required.    

Please do not put grease, oil, coffee grounds, egg shells, potato peels, etc., or “flushable” wipes down the drains to avoid backups that can cause flooding in your, or your neighbor’s, units.  Keep in mind that the grinding teeth in garbage disposals wear out and may not be grinding food waste sufficiently to avoid backups.

The Association does not currently have a preferred plumber.

March 2021 Annual Meeting

The Association’s Annual Meeting and Election will be held on Monday, March 8, 2021 as a virtual meeting.  Owners should have received a ballot by now.  If you have not, please contact Action Property Management.  In order to comply with the meeting notice requirements, Election Inspectors will be present in the 4th floor elevator lobby from 5:40pm until 6:00pm to collect ballots that have not been mailed in, but no physical meeting will be held there. Owners can join the meeting via zoom at https://actionlife.zoom.us/j/96983049778.  Once the Inspectors have reported the results of the voting the new Board will hold an organizational meeting to appoint board positions via the same zoom link.

Grass Replacement Project Update

The grass replacement project is scheduled to commence the week of March 1st.  The grass will be replaced with crushed granite, boulders, and plantings, and the spray irrigation will be replaced with drip irrigation.  Since most of the grass has died there will be no need to apply any herbicides.

COVID-19, Face Coverings and Elevator Etiquette

Please be aware the California face covering mandate applies to the hallways and common areas at 1Mission which are considered public spaces.  The full policy including exemptions can be found at:

https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/guidance-for-face-coverings.aspx

If you are planning to have work done in your unit or services provided by a vendor, you are responsible for ensuring they adhere to the requirements.

The requirement for social distancing also applies to the elevators, so please avoid crowding the elevators and be understanding if your neighbors may wish to travel in the elevators alone.

Please do not press the elevator buttons with your shoes as this is very unsanitary for your neighbors.

SanDiegoCounty.gov is a resource for staying up to date with the guidelines and mandates during this time.

1Mission Community Contact List

In order to stay in contact with your neighbors, please consider adding your contact information to the 1Mission community contact list.  The next scheduled update to the list will be sent out in April.  If you would like to be added to the list or have any changes, please send an email with your information or update to 1Mcommunity.list.opt.in@gmail.com by March 31st. If a number of requests are received an update will be sent earlier.


January 2021 Newsletter

Happy New Year!

Christmas Tree Disposal

Due to low demand last year and increased vendor costs, there will not be a dumpster on site for Christmas trees.  Please dispose of your tree at one of the city’s tree recycling drop off locations.  Information can be found at https://www.sandiego.gov/environmental-services/recycling/events/christmas  The nearest location is Mission Bay.

HOA Fee Changes

Please remember monthly HOA fees increased effective January 1st.  Be sure to update your monthly payment amount if you are setup for auto pay.  Late fees will be assessed if your account is not paid in full by the 15th of each month.

Security Update

At the January 4th Open Session meeting the Board approved a proposal to add additional fencing in the parking garage in an effort to address verified access to the building by individuals who jump over the fence into the homeowner parking areas on G1 and G2.  The fencing will be extended to the ceiling on G1 and around the ramp walls.  The Board and the Common Area Committee are evaluating steps that can be taken to prevent further theft of our patio cushions.

Developer Defect Update

The City has reviewed the plans to address the garage flooding issue.  Based on the City’s request for additional information the Board approved contracts at the January meeting for Structural and Electrical Engineering consulting services.  The Board also approved a contract for the design of a solution to the negative air pressure problem in the building.

Trash Guidelines

Please do not put long items down the trash chute, such as brooms, mops, or similar items.  If the item is longer than the trash chute diameter then it should be taken to the trash room since these items cause the trash chute to become blocked.

The trash dumpster is typically emptied Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings so the longest time between pickups is over the weekend.  If you can defer emptying your trash to a weekday it will help avoid dumpster overflows, which can be costly to clean up.

Pest Control Changes

The Association was notified by our pest control vendor of a change in the chemicals used in the rodent bait traps.  The required disclosure notice that is in the mailroom has been updated with the changes.

Pet Etiquette

In accordance with the 1Mission’s Rules & Regulations please keep the following in mind when it comes to your pets:

  • Pets are required to be on a leash in all Common areas of the building, which includes the patio. 
  • Pets are not permitted to defecate or urinate within any portion of the Association property, which includes the courtyard and the walls around the exterior of the building.

Patio Umbrellas

Residents are welcome to adjust the placement of the umbrellas, but please be mindful to keep the umbrella fabric a safe distance away from the fireplace chimney and barbeque grills.

Grass Replacement Project Update

The Common Area Committee (CAC) has been working on a project to remove the grass from the parkways on Fort Stockton Drive and Falcon Street.  The plan is to have the grass replaced with crushed granite, boulders, and plantings.  The Board approved awarding the project to Urban Landcare and the design is being finalized.

COVID-19, Face Coverings and Elevator Etiquette

Please be aware that the California face covering mandate applies to the hallways and common areas at 1Mission which are considered public spaces.  The full policy including exemptions can be found at:

https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/guidance-for-face-coverings.aspx

If you are planning to have any work done in your unit or services provided by a vendor, you are responsible for ensuring they adhere to the requirements.

The requirement for social distancing also applies to the elevators, so please avoid crowding the elevators and be understanding if your neighbors may wish to travel in the elevators alone.

Please do not press the elevator buttons with your shoes as this is very unsanitary for your neighbors.

SanDiegoCounty.gov is a resource for staying up to date with the guidelines and mandates during this time.

1Mission Community Contact List

In order to stay in contact with your neighbors, please consider adding your contact information to the 1Mission community contact list.  The next scheduled update to the list will be sent out in April.  If you would like to be added to the list or have any changes, please send an email with your information or update to 1Mcommunity.list.opt.in@gmail.com by March 31st. If a number of requests are received an update will be sent earlier.


December 2020 Newsletter

Security Update

Please do not leave keys, fobs, or valuables in your car.  The recent rekeying of the common area locks cost the association over $1,700.  The Common Area Committee is evaluating additional measures for improving the security of the residential parking areas.  At the November meeting the Board approved purchasing a heavier door with a 3-point lock for the storage area on G1 that was broken into twice.

Upcoming Mailers

The Board approved the 2021 budget and reserve study at the November meeting.  Action has sent the informational packet to owners via email and a hard copy is following in the mail.  If your monthly dues are setup as an automatic payment, please update your payment amount starting in January to avoid late fees and interest.

The request for Board candidates will also be mailed out soon.  There are 3 seats open in 2021, so if you would like to be involved in running the Association please submit your candidate statement before January 4th.

Holiday Decorations

Holiday decorations are allowed from the day after Thanksgiving until January 10th.  No owner or resident may place decorations on plants or other areas within the Association’s common areas.  Please ensure that holiday lights do not disturb other residences.

Holiday Gratuity

The Association does not provide holiday bonuses to vendors that work in the building.  Based on feedback from the membership, it was determined several years ago that recognizing 1Mission’s building engineer and janitorial staff during the holiday season would reside with individual owners.  This is a very delicate topic that people may handle in very different ways. The Association wants to provide owners the ability to recognize the people who care for our building as he/she determines as appropriate.

Recycling

During the holiday season the building will naturally encounter an increase in cardboard boxes and other recyclable materials.  Please remember to break down all boxes before putting them in the blue recycle bins.  If the bins are full please hand carry recyclables to the large bins located in G1 and G2.  The floor in each of the small trash rooms must remain clear of any trash or recycling. 

Grass Replacement Project Update

As mentioned in the May newsletter, the Common Area Committee (CAC) has been working on a project to remove the grass from the parkways on Fort Stockton Drive and Falcon Street.  The plan is to have the grass replaced with crushed granite, boulders, and plantings.  The first RFP was sent out to multiple vendors in March 2020, however due to COVID-19, vendors were not in a position to respond to the RFP due to staffing challenges.  A second RFP was sent out in the fall, and to date the Association received 2 proposals that were reviewed at the November Board meeting.  The CAC and the Board felt the proposals were not comparable so additional vendors have been identified and proposals requested.

COVID-19, Face Coverings and Elevator Etiquette

Please be aware that the California face covering mandate applies to the hallways and common areas at 1Mission which are considered public spaces.  The full policy including exemptions can be found at:

https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/guidance-for-face-coverings.aspx

If you are planning to have any work done in your unit or services provided by a vendor, you are responsible for ensuring they adhere to the requirements.

The requirement for social distancing also applies to the elevators, so please avoid crowding the elevators and be understanding if your neighbors may wish to travel in the elevators alone.

Please do not press the elevator buttons with your shoes as this is very unsanitary for your neighbors.

SanDiegoCounty.gov is a resource for staying up to date with the guidelines and mandates during this time.

1Mission Community Contact List

In order to stay in contact with your neighbors, please consider adding your contact information to the 1Mission community contact list.  The next scheduled update to the list will be sent out in January.  If you would like to be added to the list or have any changes, please send an email with your information or update to 1Mcommunity.list.opt.in@gmail.com by December 31st . If a number of requests are received an update will be sent earlier.


October 2020 Newsletter

Building Engineer

Our Building Engineer, Luis Green, has accepted a position as an Electrician and his last day at 1Mission is Friday October 23rd.  Please join the Board in congratulating him on the next step in his career and thank him for his service at 1Mission.  Luis’ replacement will be his father, Luis Green Sr.  Due to previous commitments Luis Sr. will be on site Wednesdays and Fridays.  Please schedule HVAC or Cable access on those days.

Security Update

There was a bicycle stolen from one of the storage areas last weekend.  When it was discovered it was noted that the deadbolt was not locked.  Please make sure to secure the deadbolt on the storage room door when you exit.  The storage cages have safety latches inside to prevent getting locked in the cage.  It appears that thieves have tools to activate the safety latches from outside and enter the cage.  You may want to consider adding a chain lock to the door.  An example of how to do this without interfering with the adjacent cage can be seen in the storage area in the northeast corner of the G2 parking area.  It is recommended to report thefts to the police and property management company.

Elevator Update

The elevators have gone out of service several times recently.  The Common Area Committee is working with Mitsubishi to determine the causes of the failures.  A service repair report from Mitsubishi noted there are signs that the doors have been forcibly prevented from closing which can cause damage.  The service visits to put the elevators back in service are quite expensive so please let the doors close once they indicate “Door Closing”.

Appliance Replacement

Are you getting ready to replace an oven, water heater or dryer?  Please be aware the voltage required for these appliances is 208 volts at 1Mission vs. 240 volts in single family homes.  Not all appliances that are designed for 240v will operate at 208v or work as well.  For example older models of Samsung and LG dryers would operate at 208v but the current models do not.

Grass Replacement Project

As mentioned in the May newsletter, the Common Area Committee has been working on a project to remove the grass from the parkways on Fort Stockton Drive and Falcon Street.  The plan is to have the grass replaced with decomposed granite, boulders, and plantings.  A request for proposal and statement of work was sent out in May but no companies responded.  A refined RFP/SOW was sent this month to 4 landscaping companies for bids and 2 have committed to provide a proposal in time for the next Board meeting.

November 2020 Board Meeting

The November Board meeting will be virtual meeting held on November 9th to accommodate our manager Kelly Thomson’s vacation.  Kelly will be out of the office October 20-27 and unable to prepare for the usual meeting date.  During her absence Community Manager Martha Barragan will be filling in.  She can be reached at mbarragan@actionlife.com  Please note that all emergencies, work orders or any basic community information can be obtained on the resident portal or by calling 800-400-2284 for the fastest response to your questions.

COVID-19

Please be advised the Board and Action Property Management have worked with ProTec Janitorial Services to implement measures to address concerns about the transmission of COVID-19.  Our day porter, Raquel, is cleaning and sanitizing the entrance door surfaces and elevator buttons at least 3 times per day and has increased cleaning and sanitizing of the mail room and recycling bin lids as well as the trash chute handles.  Residents are responsible for the entrances to their units so that Raquel can focus on the common areas. 

Residents are welcome to disinfect surfaces as they enter and exit the property on the weekends, or remain at home, as ProTec is not on site on weekend days.

Please do not discard wipes or other non-toilet paper products in toilets as this may cause a backup.

SanDiegoCounty.gov is a resource for staying up to date with the guidelines and mandates during this time.

Face Coverings and Elevator Etiquette

Please be aware that the California face covering mandate applies to the hallways and common areas at 1Mission which are considered public spaces.  The full policy including exemptions can be found at:

https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/CDPH%20Document%20Library/COVID-19/Guidance-for-Face-Coverings_06-18-2020.pdf

The requirement for social distancing also applies to the elevators, so please avoid crowding the elevators and be understanding if your neighbors may wish to travel in the elevators alone.

1Mission Community Contact List

In order to stay in contact with your neighbors, please consider adding your contact information to the 1Mission community contact list.  The next scheduled update to the list will be sent out in January.  If you would like to be added to the list or have any changes, please send an email with your information or update to 1Mcommunity.list.opt.in@gmail.com by December 31st . If a number of requests are received an update will be sent earlier.


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Management Team

Community Manager
Kelly Thomson | kthomson@actionlife.com

Assistant
Adreona Warren | awarren@actionlife.com

Management Company

Action Property Management
Regional Office
750 B Street, Suite 2860
San Diego, CA 92101
p. 949-450-0202
f. 949-341-1187





Corporate Office
2603 Main Street, Suite 500
Irvine, CA 92614
p. 949-450-0202
f. 949-450-0303