Week in Westcreek November 26-December 2, 2012

 2012 Assessments

The fourth quarter assessments due date was October 1, 2012. 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.Valid ID card stickers must reflect fourth quarter (4-2) to be current.

 

2013 Assessment Cards

The 2013 VWOA yearly assessment cards were mailed out last week and is your first notice regarding 2013 assessments. The office is now accepting payments for the upcoming year. If you do not receive the card within a reasonable amount of mailing time, please contact the office 679-8761. If your address has changed, we will need your new address in writing.

 

VWOA Angel Tree

As the Holidays draw near, we give thanks for the blessings in our lives and share a desire to help our neighbors in need.

The Villages of Westcreek will be sponsoring an Angel Tree this year. The Angel Tree is set-up in the Community Center lobby.  If the spirit of the season calls you to share, please come by and pick an Angel to sponsor.  Through efforts of the Villages of Westcreek, residents in our community who otherwise might not have a joyful holiday can be assured a special season through the Angel Tree project.  Some of our residents here in Westcreek are struggling this year and all Angels in need will be Westcreek residents, your neighbors.  Angel Tree gives individuals an opportunity to adopt less fortunate residents and provide them with personalized gifts and necessities to those who would otherwise receive very little or nothing during the holiday season. Donors can be confident that their gifts go directly, and without any overhead, to those who are truly needy. If you or someone you know needs a little help from the Westcreek elves, please call 210-679-8761 or stop by the office to register for our Angel Tree. The Angel Tree recipients’ information will be confidential and the gifts will be either picked up or delivered. So come choose your Angel and let us ensure that all of Westcreek has a very Happy Holiday!

Deadline for submissions is December 6, 2012 at noon.

 

VWOA Facilities Open Dates

Planning a Holiday party?Hurry and Visit the Community Center as the available dates are filling up fast!

Current Availability (These dates are subject to change)

 

Community Center

Friday December 7

 

Sports Park Pavilion

December is open (excluding Dec 2 and Dec 28, 2012-Jan 1, 2013)

Contact the office for more information 679-8761. Visit www.villagesofwestcreek.com to view and download the facility contracts and exclusive usage forms.

 

Proposed By-Law Changes

A Special Meeting of the Membership will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Center for the purpose of voting on the new proposed By-Laws. All are welcome to attend.

The proposed changes can be viewed at www.villagesofwestcreek.com

 

Children’s Self-Defense Class

Saturday, December 1, 2012 at the Community Center, Lucy’s Bodyshop will hold the 1 SafeKid Workshop from

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for children ages 6-10. The workshop is $20.00 for residents and $22.00 for non-residents. Please register at the VWOA office. You may also contact Ms. Lucy at 845-5306 for more information.

 

Stage 2 Water Restrictions

We are still in Stage 2 water restrictions. 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”: 460

 

Standards Tips

Please be considerate of others while placing holiday decorations out.  Keep in mind, for your safety and others, anything placed within 10 ft. from the curb should not be any taller than 3 ft. for line of sight purposes.  Also, please consider the placement of decorations close to the house or blocking the door.  This could provide hiding places for criminals.
Crime Report

November 26, 2012- A female was running close to Luna MS in the early morning and was groped by a man.  He was around 5’9″, wearing black running shorts and black tank top. He grabbed the female and then took off, running across the street and into the subdivision across from Luna.

 

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

Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is a real threat.  Carbon Monoxide is a poisonous gas that you can’t hear, taste, see or smell.Sources of the gas can include malfunctioning appliances – including furnaces, stoves, ovens and water heaters – that operate by burning fossil fuels such as natural or liquefied petroleum. Other sources include vehicle exhaust, blocked chimney flues, fuel-burning cooking appliances used for heating purposes, and charcoal grills used in the home, tent, camper,garage or other unventilated areas.  When malfunctioning appliances aren’t adequately ventilated, the amount of CO in the air may rise to a level that can cause illness or even death.  Have a qualified service professional inspect your fuel-burning appliances at least once a year. Install UL certified CO alarms outside of sleeping areas and near all fuel-burning appliances.

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

Upcoming Meetings

Special Meeting of the Membership Regarding Proposed By-Laws- Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Center. All are welcome to attend. The November Board meeting will immediately follow.

Board of Directors Meeting- Thursday, November 29, 2012 in the Community Center. This meeting will commence immediately following the adjournment of the Special Meeting of the Membership regarding the Proposed By-Laws meeting.  All are welcome to attend.

Board of Directors Executive Session- Thursday, November 29, 2012 immediately following the regular Board of Directors meeting. The Board will discuss and decide on a business proposal being presented by the Communications Committee to take over the writing and publication of the Newsletter for the VWOA, and any overdue assessment or Arc issues. This is a closed session.

Association Report Card:

Unpaid Assessments: $80,900.00

Total number on Constant Contact: 1486

Happening This Week:

Monday 11/26

9:00am- Morning Fitness

5:30 pm- Creative Dance

5:30 pm- Ballet/Tap

6:30 pm -Cardio Kickboxing

7:30 pm- Zumba

Tuesday 11/27

5: 00 pm-Youth Karate

6:15 pm- Adult Karate

7:30- Body Boot Camp

Wednesday 11/28

9:00am- Morning Fitness

5:30 pm- Hip-Hop

6:30 pm- Cardio Groove

7:30 pm- Zumba

Thursday11/29

7:00 pm- Special Meeting of the Membership

BOD Meeting Immediately Following

BOD Executive Session Immediately Following

Friday  11/30

11:30 am- Morning Fitness

Saturday 12/1

9:00 am-Children Self-Defense Class

No events

Sunday 12/2

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.