May '19 Buildings Minutes
Buildings Committee Minutes
Date: May 7, 2019 (was April 23, 2019)
Attendance - Thomas, Taften, Cody, Julia, Nadja, Drew attending
Hot water heater issue in 1801 losing heat between 6am-7am
What’s the current temperature on 1801 water heater? Taften to increase temperature on the 1801
It is inconsistent; Cody to reach out to 1801 to see if we can change things like dishwashing schedule
2018 first year of anticipated replacement of water heater; is that the 1801 water heater?
Toilet leaking in members unit of 1807, into laundry room of 1807
Taften’s been in contact with unit member, as well as to Erik Nelson Plumbing
Going to Google new options if we cannot get EN Plumbing out ASAP
Can Thumbtack be a potential source for a new plumber?
Criminal Background check, find a service for just the criminal background without the credit check
To be sent to Membership & Marketing committee
Squirrels getting stuck in the gutters, need to have open gutters… open a hole for now until gutter replacement
Taften to look into roofing covers and cleaning; Julia sending link to Taften
Closed versus open gutters
May want to get in touch with drainage system designer:
If you bring new business without giving me notice, then please be prepared to speak on the issue, the solutions, and/or what work/time you are willing to put into the problem/solution.
All quotes & quotes for work required to include firstname.lastname@example.org
Window issues, please report window issues here.
Buildings Project List
Window replacement project
Window issues appear to be intermittent, but could be replaced on a case-by-case basis
Thomas to survey members in regards to Windows issues AND building project priority
Empire provided the last recommendation for Window fixing
1811 south-side tuckpointing work
Pending Claude for scheduling for tuckpointing!
All residents! Be on the lookout for ANY potential new needs for tuckpointing!
Intercom improvement/replacement project
Seeking approvable bids from any vendor at this stage
Interim: Bilbaughs have some specialized tools to clean the intercoms, notify them of any issues!
Structural engineer review
Pictures from Dal’s unit, Nadja’s unit, Cody’s Unit, Taften’s Unit. Shannon and Chris H have reported no cracks. No others have reported an issue.
Possible that this is individual walls, may need a wall anchor; TBD by structural engineer
Need structural engineer & bid
Carpet replacement bid
Bid in summary, which does include replacements to the basement carpet (+15% discount)
Vinyl carpet: $25,531 (better-looking material and lasts longer)
Polypropylene carpet: $20,844 (cheaper, doesn’t look as good)
White roof painting bid
Nadja to forward any information onwards to committee
Likely to be done at the next time we replace the roof; we cannot simply ‘paint it white’
Buildings Efficiency Report, discuss with Corey
Any and all residents and neighbors can help with these! Thank you if you are willing and able to take these on -- please send me a note via email, text message or phone call to notify me that this is being worked on!
Trans Alarm - Instructional videos & materials need to be completed
Light in front of 1801 pedestal light out
Drain pipe covers for the roof
Mess in between 1811 and 1807
Plastic corners in the hallways
New security light at the back corner of 1807
These projects are long-term projects that any resident can also commit time & effort to as able.
Laundry Room Risers: Ordered test riser, delivering May 13 for testing
State Farm policy changes: Drew communicating with a lawyer
2020: Acquire bids for unit front door re-do
Storage Units redone: Running list: 1807 #4 Storage unit
Fence door locks need silicone-based WD40 lubricant to prevent freezing / sticking (monthly/winter)