Manager’s Messages

Columbia Place Fire Sprinkler Inspections

Columbia Place has contracted with Western Fire to perform the Annual Fire Sprinkler inspection and testing on Thursday, May 18, 2023.  Western Fire will be inspecting and testing the fire alarms and sprinklers within the units. Access for this inspection is necessary and mandatory per fire code. Please arrange to provide access to your unit for the scheduled timeframe. You may be present yourself, arrange to have a friend or family member present or authorize entrance by the Building Engineer, Eddie Arreguin, by emailing

Western Fire will be on the property from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Please be aware that the fire alarm horns will sound intermittently from approximately 9:00 am – 1:30 pm throughout the inspections.

Thursday, May 18th

4th Floor – 9:00 am – 10:00 am

3rd Floor – 10:00 am – 11:00 am

2nd Floor – 11:00 am -12:00 pm

1st Floor – 12:30 pm-1:30 pm

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Catie Contreras, CMCA, AMS, CCAM

Community Manger

Action Property Management, Inc.

Board Meeting Announcement

Effective January 23, 2023, Board meetings will be held on on the fourth Monday each month and will be held in person. The location will be in the onsite fitness center. The meeting times will remain the same; Executive Session at 5:00 p.m. and Regular Session at 6:00 p.m.. The next meeting is scheduled for February 27, 2023.

Painting Project Update

The Columbia Place painting project has been rescheduled to a tentative date of September 12, 2022, pending permit is received. If you have questions or you are not receiving updates, please reach out to Project Manager, Steve Gerard at

Board Meeting Date

The recurring Board meeting has been moved to the 3rd Thursday monthly. The upcoming Board meeting is scheduled for August 18th. Open Session to begin at 6:00 pm.

Upcoming Painting Project - Town Hall Meeting

Have you heard about the upcoming painting project? An opportunity to learn and understand the ins and outs of the project including start date, schedule and impacts to you as a resident will be held via Town Hall meeting on August 9th at 6:00 pm. Flyers will be posted throughout the community.

We strongly encourage as many Owners and Residents to attend! Please mark your calendars for August 9th at 6:00 pm. The Zoom information will be emailed at a later date.

Notice of Reconvened Annual Meeting

The Reconvened Annual Meeting will be held on July 21, 2022 at 6:00 pm. Please send in your ballot if you have not already done so!

Notice of Garage Hydrojetting


This notice is to inform all residents that the branch lines and sewer mains will be hydro-jetted. The nature of this work requires all vehicles to be removed from the garage while Countywide Mechanical is working. Below is the schedule for your review:

Wednesday, May 25th – West Side must be cleared

Thursday, May 26th – East Side must be cleared


We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you and thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Please contact Management if you have any questions at

Catie Contreras, CMCA, AMS, CCAM

Action Property Management

Resident Portal

If you would like to access your account information, HOA documents and other important information regarding the HOA, please visit and Register or Sign In! If you need your account number you can find it on your billing coupon or you can email

Upcoming Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors is scheduled for June 27, 2022. The Board is looking for volunteers to serve as the Inspector of Election. If you are interested, please contact Catie Contreras at Otherwise, please keep an eye out for your ballot, which you should receive by May 31st!

July Newsletter

Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting was postponed to July 20, 2020 at 6:00pm via zoom.  For the Association to make quorum please make sure you have turned in your ballot. If you need a replacement please contact Management at

July 2020 Board of Directors Meeting

The July 2020 Board of Directors Meeting will be held on Monday, July 20, 2020 via Zoom. Please refer to the posted and email agenda for log in information.

Vacant Board Seat

There is currently a vacant seat on the Columbia Place Board of Directors.  If you are an Owner in good standing and would like to be considered for appointment, please contact Management at with some information about yourself and why you would like to serve on the Columbia Place Board.

Lockbox Rule

At the June Board meeting, the Board of Directors approved the following revised lock box rule:

Each unit Owner shall ensure that their lease/sales agent and brokerage office personnel follow these guidelines.  The realty lock box, which holds the Unit key(s) shall always be placed on the Market Street marked assigned area labeled with the name of the Agent and or Owner and phone number.  The Owner must also fill out the lockbox form for Management to keep on file.   

Please contact Management if you need a lockbox form or have any questions on this new rule.

Architectural Applications for Flooring

The Board of Directors and Management are working together to determine the specific IIC and STC rating to install hardwood or laminate floors in Columbia Place based on the foundation Columbia specifically has.

Landscape Committee

If you are interested in serving on the landscape committee, please contact Management at as the Board is actively looking for volunteers.

Properly Disposing of Refuse and Recyclables

Please ensure you are breaking down boxes before discarding them and that you are putting trash and recyclables in the correct containers.  If these items are not done this could lead to individual fines for Owners and an increase in the refuse costs for the Association.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Independence Day

Action Property Management, Professional Maintenance Systems (Janitorial) and CityMark will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2020 in observance of Independence Day.  If there is an afterhours maintenance emergency, such as a flood, please contact Action Property Management at 949-450-0202, afterhours personnel will assist you.  Have a safe and wonderful holiday weekend!

Stop the Spread of Germs

Help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by keeping six-feet between you and others, covering your nose and mouth when you sneeze and cough with a tissue, avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth, wash your hands with warm water and soap for at least 20 seconds and avoid leaving your house unless it is essential such as going to the pharmacy or grocery store. As a reminder, the County of San Diego now requires face masks in public when social distancing is not possible.

Emergency Protocol (non-life threatening)

In any type of emergency, maintenance, or non-life threatening, do NOT email – PLEASE CALL!  Action and Action After-Hours can be reached at (800) 400-2284.  If you are experiencing a water intrusion and have called it in, DO NOT LEAVE your unit even if it is a slow back up.  You may end up being responsible for damages due to negligence.  If there is anything that is life threatening, do not hesitate to call 9-1-1. 

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655 Columbia Street/620 State Street
San Diego, CA 92101

Management Team

Community Manager
Adrienne Tutty |

Manager Assistant
Kate Severo|

Building Engineer
Eddie Arreguin | Onsite Monday-Friday 7:00 am – 3:30 pm

Management Company

Action Property Management
Regional Office
750 B Street, Suite 2860
San Diego, CA 92101
phone | (949) 450-0202