Week in Westcreek Feb 29-March 6, 2016

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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.

 

Call for Board of Director’s Nominations

We are fortunate to have 5 homeowners who have submitted their interest in the 3 open positions on the Board thus far.  Any further nominations or interest may be submitted and will be placed on the website.  Please provide the following information if interested:

  • Candidates Full Name
  • Home Address
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • Short Bio (no more than 300 words)
  • Photo Image (jpeg) or if you wish you can drop by the community center and we will take the picture for you.

 

The information should be delivered to the following:

Chair, Villages of Westcreek Owners Association Nomination Committee

12395 Military Drive West

San Antonio, TX 78253

NOTES:

  • Nominations can be made at any time up to and including the call for nominations from the floor at the Annual Meeting on April 21, 2016.
  • Nominations received after February 19, 2016 will be published on the website, however will not make the printing deadline for the newsletter and the Ballot.
  • To be elected the candidate must be a Homeowner of the Villages of Westcreek.

 

New Basketball Program

Interest in this program has been very positive, registration is officially closed.  We have openings for a couple of coaches yet, if interested in coaching please contact Ms. Dawn Garza Superintendent for the Recreation Department.  We thank all who have sought this program out!

 

Yard Sales

Yard sales are held every second Saturday of the month, so start planning yours for March 12th.   Yard sales may be held between the hours of 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.  Please purchase your permit at a cost of $15.00 at the VWOA office. 

 

Easter Egg Hunt Preparation

We will be having our Annual Easter Egg Hunt in the Park on Saturday, March 19th at 9 a.m.   There will also be a surprise visit from Mr. Easter Bunny himself!!!  We are looking for donations of candy to support the event.  Please drop it by the office at any time.  We thank you in advance for your support.

 

Updating Your Villages of Westcreek ID Cards

Are you short on time and have trouble getting to us during our normal office hours?  Along with our regular scheduled hours during the week our office remains open every Monday from 9:00 am until 6:00 pm. If for whatever reason you may not have the chance to update your ID cards, you may drop them off in an envelope at our drop box at the office.  We will gladly update your cards (assessments must be up to date) and mail them back to you.  (Please remove any lanyards from them prior to drop off).

 

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. *** Payments can also be made via Pay Pal using our Pay Pal link on our website at www.villagesofwestcreek.com.

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 August 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 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”: 1523

 

Standards Tips

It is unlawful to block the pedestrian’s use of sidewalks and driveway aprons with motor vehicles, trash/recyclable containers and any other object.  To comply, the best location for trash/recyclable containers or other refuse is in the street next to the curb, but no earlier than 5 PM the day before the scheduled pickup. Then by 9 AM the following day, empty containers must be placed out of sight from the street (in garage or behind the fence) to present an attractive and clean appearance of the property.

 

Public Safety Tip

Cyber Safety 101: Tactics for Teens and Young Adults (Part 1)

While PCs are likely a prerequisite for school-bound young adults, securing laptops or desktops is unlikely to be a top priority. Don’t let high school and college students head off to the classroom or campus life without the knowledge they need to protect their computers and the valuable information on them. The strategies below – tailored specifically to young adults – will help to avert online disasters.

Invest in PC security basics. The must-have core protection for your PC includes anti-spyware, anti-virus, and a firewall. The effort you put into enabling, configuring, and updating this essential software will more than pay off in the long run by guarding you from malicious intrusions online. Also, remember to keep both your operating system and security software up-to-date. (This process can be automated in many applications; use the Microsoft Update website to set your computer to receive security updates automatically.) Keep in mind, the security software that was included with your PC at purchase may be a trial version that will expire if you fail to buy a subscription. So why not invest in a security software that delivers utmost protection for your PC?  (Resource Lavasoft)

Crime Report

None Reported

 

Graffiti

Reserve Drainage

 

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

 

Association Report Card

Unpaid Assessments: $110,396.24

Total Constant Contact:  2133

 

Upcoming Meetings

ARC Committee The Committee holds their meetings every Tuesday at 4:30 pm at the Community Center Conference Room.  If a holiday falls on any given Tuesday, this meeting is automatically postponed to the following week.   All are welcome to attend. 

 

Nominating Committee The Committee will hold their meeting Thursday, March 3rd, 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, otherwise it is postponed until the following Monday) at 10:00 a.m. at the Community Center conference room.  All are welcome to attend.

 

Sports Park Committee The Committee will hold their meeting Wednesday, March 9th, at 6:00 pm at the Community Center Conference Room.  All are welcome to attend.

 

Public Safety CommitteeThe Committee will hold their meeting Thursday, March 10th, 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, March 24th. 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 02/29

5:45-6:30 pm Creative Dance

6:30-7:25 pm Hip Hop

7:30 Lucy’s Body Shop Body Bootcamp

 

Tuesday 03/01

4:30 pm-Architectural Review Committee Meeting

7:30 pm-Lucy’s Body Shop Zumba

 

Wednesday 03/02

6:30 pm-Lucy’s Body Shop Pilates/Yoga

7:00 pm- Lucy’s Body Shop Cardio Kickboxing

 

Thursday 03/03

6:00 pm-Nominating Committee Meeting

7:30 pm –Lucy’s Body Shop

 

Friday 03/04

No Events

 

Saturday 03/05

No Events

 

Sunday 03/06

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.