Week in Westcreek March 14-20, 2016

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.

 

Easter Egg This Saturday at 9:00 am

We will be having our Annual Easter Egg Hunt in the Park on this 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 the candy off by the office at any time.  We thank you in advance for your support.

 

Metro Waste Promotion

Metro Waste has been a proud supporter of VWOA community. They provide their services to support our annual and special events. They are offering a special rate for VWOA residents. Call Metro Waste Systems to get the low price of $19.99 per month for Twice Weekly Trash and Once Weekly Recycling collection.  But hurry, this offer is only good for a limited time! Please call our friendly staff at 210-807-8555 and mention Promo Code CREEK to take advantage of this offer for The Villages of West Creek Community.

 

Basketball Program

Our practice will start on Monday, March 21st and the season will run through May 21st.    During this timeframe, the courts will be reserved for practices Tuesday through Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and also on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thank you to all our volunteer coaches, we could not have made this season successful without your help! 

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”: 1540

 

Standards Tips

6.2 Driveways, Driveway Aprons, Walkways, Sidewalks, Curbs and Streets

  1. Damaged driveways, driveway aprons or frontal walkways, regardless of the cause must be repaired within a reasonable time period as agreed to between the owner and Standards Compliance Monitor and /or the Standards Superintendent. The remainder of this standard will be reflected in the upcoming issues of Week In Westcreek.

 

Public Safety Tip

Cyber Safety 101: Tactics for Teens and Young Adults (Part 3)

Steer clear of peer-to-peer and file sharing networks. You always need to pay special attention to what you download and share online – Peer-to-peer networks are often swamped with malicious files. It’s not just music and movie downloads that you need to be aware of.  Malware often piggybacks on other freebies that promise ringtones, smile icons, and screensavers.

Navigate social networking sites with care. Social networking and other Web 2.0 features make communicating, socializing, and sharing information easier than ever, but they also open you up to a variety of online threats.  Be on guard when logging into online hotspots like Myspace and Facebook. To avoid phishing and malware installations, use caution when you check messages, click on advertisements, and access links in other member profiles.  (Resource Lavasoft)

Crime Report

At the Hollow-Suspicious Activity- Two young men seen in a white Nissan 350Z driving around and staying inside the car while observing the area for about 30 minutes at a time.

At the Hollow-Vehicle broken into, sunglasses were stolen.

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

 

Association Report Card

Unpaid Assessments: $94,007.88

Total Constant Contact:  2139

 

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. 

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.

 

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, April 13th, at 6:00 pm at the Community Center Conference Room.  All are welcome to attend.

 

Nominating Committee The Committee will hold their meeting Wednesday, April 20th, at 6:00 pm at the Community Center Conference Room.  All are welcome to attend.

 

Annual Meeting and Board Election-This meeting will be held at the Community Center on Thursday, April 21st at 7:00 pm.  All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

 

Happening This Week:

Monday 03/014

5:45-6:30 pm Creative Dance

6:30-7:25 pm Hip Hop

7:30 Lucy’s Body Shop Body Bootcamp

 

Tuesday 03/15

4:30 pm-Architectural Review Committee Meeting

7:30 pm-Lucy’s Body Shop Zumba

 

Wednesday 03/16

7:30 pm-Lucy’s Body Shop & Body Bootcamp

 

Thursday 03/17

7:30 pm –Lucy’s Body Shop-Zumba

 

Friday 03/18

No Events

 

Saturday 03/19

9:00 am-Easter Egg Hunt

 

Sunday 03/20

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.