Week in Westcreek October 19-26, 2015

2015 Assessments

The assessments for 2015 are $328.00 for the year or $82.00 quarterly. If you pay quarterly, please remember the due dates are January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1, 2015. 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.


2016 Budget Approval

The 2016 Annual Budget for the Villages of Westcreek was approved at last week’s Board of Director’s Meeting.  The assessment level for 2016 will increase in order to provide funding for the Repair and Replace Reserve Fund and the Capital Improvement Fund.  The annual assessment will go from $328.00 to $360.00.  Please keep a look out for the Payment Coupons to be mailed out in November.  The payment coupon notifies our homeowners of when the payments are due on a quarterly basis at a new rate of $90.00 per quarter. 


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 your 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 Thanksgiving (11/24), Christmas (12/22), and New Year’s (12/29) Holidays.  If you wish to do any improvements throughout your property over the upcoming holidays, applications must be submitted for review by noon on Monday the weeks prior (11/16 & 12/14).  Please remember that improvements shall not be commenced without prior approval from the ARC.  If done so without approval, you risk having to remove the improvement if found not in compliance with the CC&Rs or Standards.


Farmer’s Market

VWOA continues to host a Farmer’s Market starting at 9:00 a.m. every Thursday. The market is located in the overflow parking lot adjacent to the Community Center. The vendors accept cash, credit cards, WIC, LoneStar, and Senior Vouchers.


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 March 2016.  For more information, please visit our website www.villagesofwestcreek.com or contact the office at 679-8761.


Water Restrictions Stage 2

Under Stage 2, outdoor watering with a sprinkler or irrigation system is allowed only once a week from 7am to 11 a.m. and from 7 p.m. to 11pm, on your designated watering day, as determined by the last number of your street address:

0 or 1 – Monday
2 or 3 – Tuesday
4 or 5 – Wednesday
6 or 7 – Thursday
8 or 9 – Friday

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


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”: 1404


Standards Tips

Animal noise issues should be resolved personally by contacting the animal’s owner, in a friendly manner, and asking for consideration.  Between the hours of 11 PM and 6 AM, quiet time should be observed by all residents.  Call Bexar County Sheriff at 335-6000 or the Constable’s office at 335-2950 for assistance.


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

10/16/15~Woods~Sixpence~Car broken into, tools stolen, police report filed



10/16/15~ Chippington Drive~Fence was tagged.



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

Vehicle Lights and Wipers: The Keys to See and Be SeenAs the days get shorter, lights and wipers play a major role in safe driving, as the chance of an accident increases if you can’t see or be seen, according to the non-profit Car Care Council.

“With fewer daylight hours in fall and winter, it’s important to make sure your vehicle’s lights and wipers are working properly so your visibility is not compromised and you can be seen by others,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “From the driver’s seat, you may not notice a light that isn’t working, so inspect all of your car’s lights and replace those that are out. Also, inspect and replace wiper blades so you can see clearly when wet weather hits.”

Lights are normal wear items that require periodic inspection and replacement. The lighting system provides nighttime visibility; signals and alerts other drivers; and supplies light for viewing instruments and the vehicle’s interior. In addition to replacing dimming, rapidly blinking and non-functioning lights, the following tips can help keep you safe.

  • Keep headlights, tail lights and signal lights clean. External dirt and debris can dim operational lights from being seen by others.
  • Make sure that your headlights are properly aimed. Misaimed headlights blind other drivers and reduce your ability to see the road.
  • If there is any doubt on whether or not your headlights should be on, turn them on. Lights not only help you see better in early twilight, they also make it easier for other drivers to see you.
  • Don’t overdrive your headlights; you should be able to stop inside the illuminated area, otherwise you are creating a blind crash area in front of your vehicle.

The wiper system keeps excessive water, snow and dirt from building up on the windshield, maintaining clear visibility. Many factors can accelerate the replacement interval of wipers, including operating conditions (winter conditions are tough on wiper blades), frequency of use, material and type of wipers and sunny weather. In fact, wiper blades can deteriorate faster and need more frequent replacement in desert states. Don’t forget to check the rear window wiper blade too!

Keeping your vehicle’s lights properly cared for and replacing wiper blades periodically will help ensure a safer ride, keeping the road ahead well-lit and giving you a clear view.

Source:  Car Care Council

Association Report Card

Unpaid Assessments-$135,066.29

Total Constant Contact-2030


Upcoming Meetings

Architectural Review Committee–  The Committee holds their meetings every Tuesday at 4:30 pm at the Community Center Conference Room.  Please review the website calendar and this publication for the Holiday meeting schedule.


Ad Hoc Fence Committee- The Committee will hold their next meeting on Monday, October 19, at 6:00 pm at the Community Center conference room.  All are welcome to attend.


Standards Revision Committee– The Committee will hold their next meeting Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Center Conference Room. All are welcome to attend.


Landscape Committee- The Committee will hold their next meeting Wednesday, October 28, 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 on Monday, November 2, 2015 at 10:00 am.  All are welcome to attend.


Strategic Planning Committee- The Committee will hold their next meeting Wednesday, November 04, at 6:00 pm at the Community Center Conference Room.  All are welcome to attend.


Sports Park Committee- The Committee will hold their next meeting Tuesday, November 10, 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, November 19, 2015 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 before the Board of Director’s meeting at 6:00 pm.  The Executive Session is a closed meeting.






Happening This Week:

Monday 10/19

8:45 am- Outdoor Fitness Class at SP

10:00 am- Home School Tennis Program

5:45 pm- Smash Creative Dance

6:00 pm Ad Hoc Fence Committee Meeting

6:30 pm- Smash Hip Hop & Tap/Ballet

7:30 pm- Lucy’s Body Shop Body Boot Camp


Tuesday 10/20

8:45 am- Outdoor Fitness Class at SP

3:45 pm- All Star Junior Tennis

4:30 pm- Future Stars Tennis

4:30 pm- ARC Meeting

7:30 pm- Lucy’s Body Shop Zumba


Wednesday 10/21

8:45 am- Outdoor Fitness Class

6:00 pm- Standards Revision Committee Meeting

6:30 pm- Lucy’s Body Shop Pilates/Yoga

7:30 pm- Lucy’s Body Shop Cardio Kickboxing


Thursday 10/22

8:45 am to 9:45 am- Outdoor Fitness Class at SP

3:45 pm- All Star Junior Tennis Program

4:30 pm- Future Stars Tennis Program

6:30 pm- Lucy’s Body Shop Pilates/Yoga

7:30 pm- Lucy’s Body Shop Cardio Kickboxing


Friday 10/23

10:00 am- Home School Tennis


Saturday 10/24

8:00 am- Soccer games at Sports Park


Sunday 10/25

No Events

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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:

Board Email:


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


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.