Week in Westcreek March 7-13, 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.

 

Basketball Program

We are excited to announce that our Basketball program has 9 teams and 87 registered players.  Thank you to all our volunteer coaches, we could not have made this season successful without your help!  Our season will start March 21st and 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.   If you have any questions, please contact the office. 

 

Yard Sales

Yard sales are held every second Saturday of the month, which is this weekend.   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”: 1531

 

Standards Tips

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

  1. Driveway width extensions must be uncolored and broom-finished to match the driveway and, the width may not exceed the left or right outer corners of the garage. Any extensions beyond this limitation, such as brick, crushed granite, stone, flagstone, pavers, rock or gravel are considered as walkways and may be approved if it does not exceed three (3 ½) feet in width. A PIA along with a copy of the Plat/Lot Survey showing the proposed location must be submitted to the ARC for prior approval.  (Refer to Section 8.0, Sub-section 8.6, page 35 for sample PIA & Plat/Lot Survey).  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 2)

Be on guard when you shop online. You can save a bundle by buying books and other school supplies online. But, when it comes to giving out your financial information, stick to companies you know and trust or to well-established retailers. Before you click the buy button, always check out the seller, what you are buying, and the payment details.

Work securely from wireless networks. Today’s world means you can access the Internet from a variety of public locations, from a coffee shop to a library to a train station. But, open networks run an increased security risk and are vulnerable to security breaches. When you can, choose networks that have a network security key, which means information sent over them is encrypted. Connect to a standard or wired network for the most protection.  (Resource Lavasoft)

Crime Report

None Reported

 

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: $102,153.07

Total Constant Contact:  2136

 

 

Upcoming Meetings

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.

 

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. 

 

Standards Revision Committee The Committee will hold their meeting Tuesday, March 8th, at 5:45 pm 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 03/07

10:00 am-Communications Committee Meeting

5:45-6:30 pm Creative Dance

6:30-7:25 pm Hip Hop

7:30 Lucy’s Body Shop Body Bootcamp

 

Tuesday 03/08

4:30 pm-Architectural Review Committee Meeting

5:45 pm-Standards Revision Committee Meeting

7:30 pm-Lucy’s Body Shop Zumba

 

Wednesday 03/09

6:00 pm-Sports Park Committee Meeting

6:30 pm-Lucy’s Body Shop Pilates/Yoga

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

7:30 pm-Lucy’s Body Shop

 

Thursday 03/10

6:00 pm-Public Safety Committee Meeting

7:30 pm –Lucy’s Body Shop-Zumba

 

Friday 03/11

No Events

 

Saturday 03/12

Yard Sales

 

Sunday 03/13

Daylight Savings Time Begins

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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.