Week in Westcreek December 14-20, 2015

2016 Assessments

The assessments for 2016 are $360.00 for the year or $90.00 quarterly. If you pay quarterly, please remember the due dates are January 1, April 1, July 1 and October 1, 2016. Finance charges are applied on past due assessments. IMPORTANT: ***All residents 12 and older must have a current VWOA ID card in order to access the pool and park and attend VWOA events.

 

First Annual Villages of Westcreek Santa in the Park

Come visit with Santa at the Sports Park.  Bring your smiling and sun shiny faces along with your camera to take a snapshot of you and Santa.  Be ready to enjoy some free hot cocoa, some music cheer and a good time with your family.  Please bring your own chairs in order to enjoy the music comfortably.  Santa will be here at our park at 12354 Military Dr. West on Friday, December 18th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  Make sure to be here early, remember Santa loves cocoa, so get here before it runs out!

 

VWOA is grateful that Luna Middle School choir will be joining us for the event for caroling. We also have been notified that Galm Elementary choir will be caroling on Thursday, December 17, 2015 throughout WC. They will be at the corner of Stanton and Earlston at 3:45 p.m., corner of Adriana Maria and Amy Frances at approximately 4:00 p.m., and back at Galm Elementary at 4:15 p.m.

Please enjoy the holiday festivities that will be in our neighborhood which will encompass a happy and joyous Holiday Season.

 

Holiday Decoration Contest 

Show your holiday spirit and join our annual contest!  Stop by the office to fill out a registration form in December.  Judging will be either December 16th or 17th.  Judges will pick winners for three separate categories: “Best Use of Light,” “Best Holiday Spirit,” and “Best Overall.”  Applications must be turned in to the office by 5:00pm by December 14th.

 

Sports Park Operational Hours Change Effective December 1st, 2015 through March 1st, 2016

Due to Daylight Saving the operational hours from Sunday through Thursday will now be scheduled from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.  The scheduled hours for Friday and Saturday will remain the same from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. 

 

Holiday Office Schedule

Our holiday schedule is as noted below:

Monday, December 21st open from 9:00am to 5:00 pm

Tuesday, December 22nd open from 9:00am to 2:00pm

Wednesday thru Friday, December 23rd thru December 25th we are closed

 

Monday, December 28th open from 9:00am to 5:00 pm

Tuesday, December 29th open from 9:00am to 2:00pm

Wednesday thru Friday, December 30th thru January 1st-we are closed

 

Monday, January 18th-the office will be closed in observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

 

Payment Options

The VWOA office accepts homeowner’s checks, credit cards, cash and money orders. If you cannot get to the office during office hours or do not live in VWOA, you can now pay your assessments online at www.villagesofwestcreek.com.  Also, you may wish to set it up with your bank as a bill pay, the bank will mail a check directly to us. Please use your house number and street name as your VWOA account number. Homeowners can also mail their check personally to us. Please send payments to VWOA, 12395 Military Dr W., San Antonio, TX 78253. VWOA does not accept checks from non-homeowners. At this time we cannot accept payments over the phone. Please note that the P.O. Box is closed.

ARC Committee Meetings Holiday Schedule

The ARC will not be meeting during the Christmas (12/22), and New Year’s (12/29) Holidays. Please remember that improvements shall not be commenced without prior approval from the ARC.  The next official date that the office will be accepting Property Improvement Forms will be January 4th 2016.  If improvements are done without approval, you risk having to remove the improvement if found not in compliance with the CC&Rs or Standards.

 

Facility Rental

The Community Center and Sports Park Pavilion are available to rent for your next event. The facilities can be booked up to 6 months in advance. The office is now accepting reservations through May 2016.  For more information, please visit our website www.villagesofwestcreek.com or contact the office at 679-8761.

 

Water Conservation

Year-Round watering restrictions (listed below) may be declared when the Edwards Aquifer level is above 660 feet meaning sea level at the monitored well. These rules continue until there is an announcement in the newspaper that Stage 1 is in effect and/or conditions warrant a more stringent restriction level.

  • Under Year-Round guidelines, all fountains – whether commercial or residential, or indoor or outdoor – are allowed.
  • Landscape watering with an irrigation system or sprinkler is permitted any day of the week before 11 a.m. or after 7 p.m.

Please visit www.saws.org website for more information.

Facebook

The Villages of Westcreek is 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.

Facebook “likes”: 1443

 

Standards Tips

6.1 Address House Numbering:  A visible/readable address number is required for a timely and accurate response for all emergency vehicles and law enforcement official.  The street numbers must be                 1.  Maintained on the dwelling not to exceed three (3”) inches in height;

  1. Fully visible from the street at all times.

 

If you see graffiti or vandalism in the Villages of Westcreek, please report it to the office at 679-8761.

Please be sure to pick up after your animals on all common areas and while in the Sports Park.  A pet waste station is located next to the park rules sign.

Crime Report

Laser lights stolen from yard over the weekend, no location details were given.

 

Graffiti

None Reported

 

Vandalism 

None Reported

 

Please remember to be observant in your neighborhood. Report any suspicious activities or persons to the Bexar County Sherriff’s office. (210) 335-6000

 

Public Safety Tip

Understanding Your Vehicle’s Tires

Your tires are the only part of the car that has direct contact with the road. Tires affect your vehicle handling, ride, braking, and safety. For optimum performance, tires must have the correct air pressure, tread depth, balance and the wheels of the vehicle must be properly aligned.

Checking your tires on a regular basis is an important step in protecting your safety and your automotive investment. Ideally, tire inspections should be performed monthly. If you drive over potholes and debris in the road, live in a cold climate, or drive long distances regularly, then you should inspect your tires more often.

Always inspect your tires before a long trip. The more often these inspections are performed, the easier it will be to find a small problem, such as a nail in your tire, and fix it before it becomes a more expensive and time-consuming issue.

Poor tire maintenance can lead to premature tire wear, a flat tire or even a blowout. Factors other than tires themselves also can affect tire wear. Worn suspension parts and wheel alignment both play a direct role in tire wear and performance.

Resource: AAA

Association Report Card

Unpaid Assessments: $70,291.58

Total Constant Contact:  2063

 

Upcoming Meetings

ARC Committee- The Committee will hold their next meeting Tuesday, December 15th, at 4:30 pm at the Community Center Conference Room.  All are welcome to attend.  Please refer to ARC holiday schedule referred to earlier on this document.

 

Information Technology Committee- The Committee will hold their next meeting Tuesday, December 15th, at 6:00 pm at the Community Center Conference Room.  All are welcome to attend.

 

Ad Hoc Fence Committee- The Committee will hold their next meeting on Monday, January 4th, at 6:00 pm at the Community Center conference room.  All are welcome to attend.

 

Communications Committee-The committee holds their meetings every first Monday of the month (unless it falls on a holiday) at 10:00 a.m. at the Community Center conference room.  Their next meeting will be held Monday, January 4th at 10:00 am.  All are welcome to attend.

 

Sports Park Committee- The Committee will hold their meeting Wednesday, January 13th, at 6:00 pm at the Community Center Conference Room.  All are welcome to attend.

 

Public Safety Committee- The Committee will hold their meeting Thursday, January 14th, at 6:00 pm at the Community Center Conference Room.  All are welcome to attend.

 

Landscape Committee- The Committee will hold their next meeting Tuesday, January 19th, at 6:00 pm at the Community Center Conference Room.  All are welcome to attend.

 

Board of Directors Meeting-The Board of Directors will hold their next meeting on Thursday, January 21st. at 7:00 pm.  All are welcome to attend.  The Board will hold an Executive Session at the Community Center conference room on this day at 6:00 pm.  The Executive Session is a closed meeting.

 

Happening This Week:

Monday 12/14

No Events

 

Tuesday 12/15

4:30 pm-Architectural Committee

6:00 pm-Ad-hoc IT Committee

 

Wednesday 12/16

Evening hours-Holiday Decorations Contest Judging

 

Thursday 12/17

Evening hours-Holiday Decorations Contest Judging

 

Friday 12/18

6:00 pm-8:00 pm Santa in the Park

 

Saturday 12/19

No Events

 

Sunday 12/20

No Events

 

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CONTACT US

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

After Hours Emergency Contact Number: 210-494-0659. If Life or Fire Emergency, call 911 first then the after hours Emergency Contact Number.

Office Email:
infoaction@villagesofwestcreek.com

Board Email:
Board@villagesofwestcreek.com

OFFICE HOURS

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

AT&T FIBER OPTICS INFRASTRUCTURE

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.