Wednesday, October 14, 2015

The Scourge of the Pizza Box

Is there anybody who doesn’t like Papa Johns?  Of course not!
Okay, maybe you’re a Dominos person because they give you extra fattening brownies in case your pizza isn’t caloric enough. Fine. No crime committed.

But the point is - that on any given evening, somebody in Pacific Tower is getting a pizza delivered. Is that a problem? Well, the pizza isn’t a prob, but the box is.

Q. WHAT do I DO with my pizza box after I eat my pizza?
A. Empty all the crumbs and cheese bits out and then put the box in recycling bin

Q. WHAT should I NOT do with my pizza box after I eat my pizza?
A.Do NOT throw it in the garbage chute! Even though the box may seem smaller than the chute, once it starts its downward spiral, it can become wedged in the chute.

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?  People start throwing their garbage down the chute and it starts to pile up on top of YOUR wedged Pizza box. 

Next thing you know, when you open the chute, there’s garbage jammed in and backed up all the way to the 12th floor. Not a pretty picture, especially if it happens on a Saturday night when Maintenance isn’t on site to unblock it.  ‘Nuf said. Now enjoy your pizza.

Rules for Renters 'n Owners

Owners must supply their renters with a copy of our Pacific Tower Rules and Regulations.  If your renters know the rules then they know the pool is closed at 9 PM, not to throw towels over their balcony railings, etc. etc and YOU, the owner will not be fined when your renters obey the rules.  A copy of the rules can be obtained in our Maintenance office or from Menas Realty (hard copy of download) for a small fee.

Speaking of renters, Pacific Tower does NOT allow short-term vacation rentals such as Airbnb, VRBO and other internet establishments.  The shortest rental we allow is 90 days and a copy of that lease must be turned in to our or Menas Realty office.  Your Board monitors the web for anyone advertising a short-term rental in our building and does not take this kind of violation lightly.