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Nosara Security Association to Make Changes

By Adam Dietrich

The Nosara Security Association (NSA) met on Thursday May 24 to elect a new board and make plans for the future. However, low attendance meant the NSA had to put plans for a new board on hold while they scramble to find proxy voters.  

A provisional board was selected, although those members still need to be approved through a vote, which has been planned for June 7 at 3pm. The delay is because this past meeting only had eight members, which isn’t enough for voting quorum.

 

However, as it is low season many of the NSA voting members are out of the country, so those in attendance agreed to draft a letter to send to those out of town asking them to name a proxy to attend the meeting in two weeks to vote on their behalf.

The board also reviewed internal financial changes, the most significant of which, is that the ministry of security will take over the rent payments for the tourist police station in Guiones, which was previously paid through donations to the NSA. 

Although the NSA and the Minister of Security have to fill up the regular paper work, Agnes Pinheiro, member of NSA, said that “its 90% done but we still have to do the paper work and we don’t know how long will it take”.

Now that all the money will be freed up the NSA wants to spend it on other projects, like security cameras, extra security for events in Nosara and to continue working on bringing an OIJ attaché to Nosara. 

However, all of that will remain pending until the NSA is able to sort out their board of directors.


 

More Community News

Delay in Santo Domingo Roadwork Frustrates Neighbors

Although the steep and rocky road from Matapalo of Samara up to Santo Domingo was finally leveled and compacted in late April, more is needed, and neighbors are wondering when promised funds will actually get spent on the road by the municipal government.

Low Season, Slow Season

Clean, precise, clear blue waves give rise to storm tossed seas. A handful of surfers take on the messy whitewater, fiercely duckdiving under the swell. When the moon is full, the tide tumbles up and generously pours over the edge of the beach onto the land. It’s clearly low season, better known as green season, here along the central Guanacaste coast.

Nosara’s First Mini-Golf Competition Created by a Ten Year Old Boy

Sunday May 14, over 50 Nosareños witnessed the town’s first ever mini-golf tournament, thanks to the effort of one very talented ten-year old. And like many ten-year olds, he doesn’t mince words.

Serapio López School Shines Like New

On Saturday, May 5th, students, teachers, parents, members of the community and volunteers from the United States gave a new look to Serapio Lopez Fajardo School in Nosara. 

Bidding Underway for Work On Nosara River

On Wednesday, April 18th, representatives of 16 companies inspected sites along the Nosara River deemed most critical in their preparation of bids for flood prevention work proposed for these areas. The inspections raised hopes that this time some work might actually get done to lessen the problems caused by the river with the annual rains.

CREAR Begins Reading Time in Samara's Library

CREAR has created a new program to draw more people to Samara's public library: Reading Time. Reading Time for children ages 2 to 8 is being offered Monday through Thursday at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

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