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Week in Westcreek May 28 – June 3, 2012

2012 Assessments

The second quarter assessments are now due. The assessments for 2012 are $312.00 for the year or $78.00 quarterly. If you pay quarterly, please remember the due dates are January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1, 2012. Finance charges are applied on past due assessments.


IMPORTANT**** your cards must be current to have access to the park, pools, and any VWOA events


Important Pool Information

The VWOA pools are now open. Please keep the following reminders in mind when you arrive to use the pools.

1. Residents must have a VWOA ID with current stickers

Valid ID card stickers should reflect the second quarter (2-2) or Third quarter (3-2).

If you paid for the year, the stickers should show 4-2.

2. Residents are allowed to bring 2 guests per ID card at $3.00 per guest. However, no more than 4 guests per household.

3. All children who are not potty-trained must wear a swim-diaper went entering the pool.

4. A complete pool schedule is available on our website

Note: The Sports Park Pool will be closed Friday June 1, 2012 from 3:30 pm-6:30pm


Call for Help!

Your community needs your help.  There are five important committees that need membership and support from community members:

  • Bylaws Ad-hoc Committee (reviewing and rewriting our bylaws to make them comply with our latest Texas State laws)
  • Public Safety Committee (identifying methods of making our neighborhoods safer)
  • Landscape Committee (designing landscape solutions and ideas for the common areas within Westcreek)
  • Pool Ad-hoc Committee (developing programs and establishing rules for the use of our community pools, a sub-committee under Sports and Park Committee).

These committees do not take up too much of your time and your input is critical to the success of our community.  Please volunteer and be an active member of our community and help us continue to make Westcreek a great place to live and raise our families.  Contact the staff at our Community Center if you are interested in serving on any of these committees.  Thank you.


Communications  Committee Community Project

Communications Committee Project: The Communications Committee is currently working on a video project for our web site. We want to highlight our community and the surrounding areas for those who may look at our web site and consider moving into the Villages of Westcreek. If you are someone who feels they have a yard worth showing off and would allow the photographers for the Communications Committee to come over to your home and take pictures of your property please contact Ken Lemanski at


Sports Park Improvements

Starting Monday May 21, 2012 the Sports Park fields will be closed for at least 30 days. The irrigation system and fields will be repaired during this time.  Currently the fields are being reseeded so please do not go on the areas that have been cordoned off. The Tot Lot, Tennis courts, Basketball court, and swimming pools will be available for use. Thank you for your cooperation during the improvement to the facilities.




Registrations-Swimming Lessons, Water Aerobics, and Volleyball

VWOA is accepting registrations for swim lessons (6 months and up), Water Aerobics, and adult volleyball (ages 16 and up).  Visit our website or the office for more information.



Entertainment Coupon Books Are Still Available

The VWOA Sports Park committee has additional entertainment coupon books for sale. The cost is $20.00 per book and includes great discounts for many local businesses. They can be purchased at the office. The proceeds from the book sales will go to enhancing the VWOA Sports Park and amenities. Your support is greatly appreciated.


Stage 2 Water Restrictions

We are still in Stage 2 water restrictions. Please visit website for more information.


Positions Open

VWOA is now accepting applications for the following positions:

Superintendent of Parks and Recreation

Please stop by the office for an employment application form.



The Villages of Westcreek is now on Facebook. If you have a Facebook account, you can look us up and “like” our Facebook page to receive updates and information about your community.


Standards Tips

The Villages of Westcreek Standards for Architectural Design and Maintenance state the grass should be no higher than five inches. This also includes weeds. It has been a couple of weeks since we had any significant
rain, but a lot of our lawns have made a comeback. Some homeowners think just because they have a lawn service they do not have to keep their yard maintained. The Standards Monitors do not know when your lawn service comes by and cuts your yard. Regardless if you have a lawn service that may come by once a week, once every two weeks or once a month, the resident is still responsible for maintaining their yard and keeping it within the standards.
Also according to the standards ground cover is required, bare dirt and weeds is not considered ground cover. If you are unable to grow grass because of the drought, too much shade or even too much sun, our
standards do allow for alternatives to grass for ground cover. We have several homeowners who have installed artificial turf, crushed granite, rock and even stone and mulch.


Keep Westcreek Beautiful.  Do not litter. Please take a moment to dispose of any litter you may find.


Please remember the Bexar County leash law is in effect throughout our community. All pets must be on a leash and not roaming freely.


Public Safety Tip

This is one of those times of year when a lot of us get busy because of the end of another school year, the kids are out for the summer, there are graduation ceremonies and parties to attend and we say good bye
to our military friends because it is also PCS season. This is also the time of the year when we sometimes forget about the basic safety precautions we should be taking as we travel to our activities over the
summer months.

The use of seat belts not only makes good sense, but it is the law in Texas for all passengers in a motor vehicle. Obey the speed limit; you will not get there at all if you have a crash because you were
driving too fast.

The use of bicycle safety helmets for the children and adults who ride bikes on the street. Please be careful and enjoy your summer.


Upcoming Meetings

Saturday June 16, at 10:00 a.m. the Strategic Planning Committee will be holding a training session in the conference room. All are welcome to attend.

Thursday June 21, 2012 at 7:00 pm the monthly Board of Directors meeting will be held in the Community Center. All are welcome to attend.

Association Report Card:

Facebook Count: 357

Unpaid Assessments: $83,721.00

Total number on Constant Contact: 1380

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12395 Military Drive West
San Antonio, TX 78253
Phone 210-679-8761
Info Line 210-679-7241
Fax 210-679-0040



Monday 9: 00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9: 00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday 9: 00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday 9: 00 am – 6:00 pm

NOTE: The Office is open on the 2nd Saturday each month from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm


Mintco, the subcontractor for AT&T will need access to certain backyards. Over the next several weeks, Mintco crews will be working in the Villages of Westcreek. The crews will need to access backyard easements so crew members will be leaving door hangers. Should you receive one, we ask that you please make arrangements or accommodations for the crew members to have access.

Once the work is complete, they will mend any damage caused to your lot during this process.

If you, the homeowner, have any questions you may call Oscar Hernandez with Mintco at 210-634-9055.