Sapphire Bay Condominiums West -- Lax Security


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Owner Keys - Open Unattended Office, Open Closet, Open Key Cabinet All Keys Marked With Apt # So they can be stolen and used by a thief

At 3:00 PM, March 18, 2004. An owner went to the SBCW office. The office was open, he went in and looked around for someone in the office. No one was there. He saw the keys, waiting to be stolen. __________________________________________

Article V, Section 15. "Right of Access" of the "By-laws of Sapphire Bay Condominiums West". This section does not require that owners turn over their keys to the Manager, or anyone else.

The last sentence of this Section refers to emergency access. That sentence reads:

"In case of an emergency, such right of entry shall be immediate, whether the unit owner is present at the time or not."

This clause is certainly operative without any owner having to give their apartment key to SBCW Manager or anyone else.

If the owner is not available in case of an emergency, just break the window in the door. Firemen frequently break windows to get into burning buildings. _________________________________________

Also please refer to EXHIBIT E "Rules and Regulations for Sapphire Bay Condominiums West", item 17, which reads as follows:

"If any key or keys are entrusted by a unit owner or by a member of his family or by his agent, servant, employee, licensee or visitor to an employee of the Board of Directors or of the managing agent, whether for such unit owner's apartment unit or an automobile, trunk or other item of personal property, the acceptance of the key shall be at the sole risk of such unit owner, and neither the Board of Directors nor the managing agent nor the manager shall be liable for injury, loss or damage of any nature whatsoever, directly or indirectly resulting therefrom or connected therewith."

Given the proven lax security, an owner would be crazy to entrust his key to the Manager of SBCW.