Services the APC provides to Costambar


 Costambar SecurityCostambar Front gate entrance

Maintaining a professional security force is an expensive proposition and beyond the budget of the Costambar organization owners, commonly known as APC. Back in 2010, a Security Committee was formed by concerned individuals, and that group continues to dedicate personal time and personal financial contributions to the effort of ensuring the best protection possible for Costambar.


 Lot cutting and cleaningCostambar Lot Cleaning

The 2014 Board in one of it’s earliest meetings, discussed the 6′ grass throughout Costambar, how this affected Security, by providing hiding places for thieves, and also affected personal security by harboring breeding grounds for dangerous mosquitoes, rats, mice etc.

The board was presented with photos of the deplorable condition of what has come to be known as the 2 rusting hulks. . . . Read morehoriz-divider-sw

 Road repairCostambar Road Repair

On or about 2010, in Costambar the CRIC was formed (Costambar Road Improvement Committee).

The committee members worked  hard, had fund raisers, collected and solicited funds, and Manleo DelDegan and Andy Brosma, were the Superintendents that oversaw much of the road repairs. . . . Read more


Mosquito Fumigation

Fumigation for Mosquitoes

Quickly after the 2014 board took office in February, Dr. Raf. Belliard, Secretary informed the board about the upcoming danger of Chikungunya. It was decided to approach the department of health in Puerto Plata about fumigating in Costambar.

They did come, they missed some streets, so the second time they came we had a security guard ride along. . . . Read more



Abandoned pool treatmentCostambar Abandoned Pool

In early 2014  Board Secretary Rafael Belliard conducted a Google Earth Satellite survey of all the pools in Costambar. That survey concluded there are approximately 85 pools in Costambar with about 1/3 of them (almost 30 pools) are bad and not maintained!With Dengue, Malaria and Chikungunya prevalent in the DR,  Doctor Belliard felt we needed to act! . . . . Read more



Costambar Clean up ProjectsCostambar Cleaning Project

The Board has spearheaded and participated in several Costambar Clean up projects. Last March, a Saturday beach clean up netted some 50 bags of rubbish! The APC participated in some other beach cleaning efforts, and has other future project plans.

We need volunteers to help us!! Please contact Bethania if you can be available to help Costambar at 809-970-7877 . . . . Read more



Liaison to City Hall -Cora Plata – Ede NorteLiaison Service

The APC has made a practice of meeting with city officials and officials of various agencies and companies that provide service to Costambar.

Board representatives have met several times with the Ayuntamiento trying to get better garbage service, more regular pick ups, and grass and branches picked up. We have made some progress and we have at least at times received some better service. . . . . Read more



Project administrationAPC Costambar Project Admistration

The ” Costambar Project ” is administered by our project administrator Bethania Almonte Tejada. She maintains the APC office,  supervises employees,  and is the original “go to person” in the community when there are issues.

The administrator serves at the pleasure of  the APC  Board of Directors, who (9) are elected to 2 year terms on even years in early February. . . . Read more


 Costambar Beautification ProgramCostambar Beautification

One of the services, we are hoping to expand and provide is:  Beautification of Costambar.

A “Garden Club ” if you will. At one time there were many more flowers maintained at the entry casita and along the entry road.  There are other items that can fall under ” beautification”  overhanging tree trimming, painting of the casita, watering some trees during dry spells, cleaning of the beach and public areas, cleaning of garbage on the streets, are just some of the ideas. . . . . Read more



Costambar Animal Control

Animal well being and control

The APC is looking to partner with various animal preservation organizations in Costambar, to: 1) promote health and reproduction control of dogs and cats in Costambar. 2) Enforce existing regulations concerning, horses, cows, goats, and chickens, that are prohibited in Costambar. . . . . . Read more







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