Week in Westcreek September 14-20, 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.


The Villages of Westcreek Hosts Meeting With State Representative Rick Galindo

The Villages of Westcreek will be hosting a meeting with our District 117 State Representative Rick Galindo on Saturday September 19th at 9:00am.  We cordially invite residents from the Villages of Westcreek to attend this very informative meeting.  Representative Galindo plans to speak with members of the community regarding recent legislative bills that have passed along with discussion on the all-important topic of the City of San Antonio’s acceleration of additional areas considered for Annexation into the City of San Antonio.  Please inform your neighbors of this meeting and invite them to attend. 


Scorpions Soccer

Scorpions tickets are on sale at the VWOA office at a discounted price of $10.00 per ticket (cash only).  The Scorpions will be playing against Ft. Lauderdale Strikers on October 3rd at 7:30 pm at Toyota Field.

Come get your tickets early!!!


Outdoor Pests

The beautiful natural area surrounding our community is habitat for many animals such as snakes, skunks, armadillos, porcupines, wild hogs and other creatures. Please be careful when venturing outdoors and be aware of the possibility of their presence in the area.  Keep a close eye on your family and pets as a precaution and keep safe while enjoying the outdoors.


Pool Schedules

The Sports Park pool schedule is effective through October 4. The Sports Park pool is closed Mondays for cleaning. It is open weekdays Tuesday-Friday from 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ***The Community Center Pool is closed for the season.

Things to remember when going to the pool:

*At the Sports Park pool, anyone under the age of 18 is required to be supervised by an adult for admission purposes.  Unsupervised children will not be allowed entrance.

*All residents 12 years and older must have a current VWOA ID card to enter the pools.

*There is a $3.00 fee for all guests over the age of 2, even if they are not swimming.

*Residents are allowed 4 guests per valid VWOA ID, but no more than 8 guests per household.

*All tenants must have a current lease on file and the homeowner’s must be current to update the ID cards. *All babies/toddlers must be in swim diapers-regular diapers are not permitted.

If you have any questions, please contact the office.


Blocking the Sidewalks

Please remember to place your trash cans on the road and not on the sidewalks. The sidewalks must be clear to allow for pedestrians to safely pass. Children are back in school and when trash cans, debris, or cars are blocking the sidewalks, pedestrians have to walk out into the street. This creates an unsafe situation that can be easily avoided.





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.

Employment Opportunities

There are currently 2 positons in our organization that we seek to fill.  Please inquire within.  Applications are available at our office.  The positions are as follows:

  • Superintendent of Parks and Recreation
  • Standards Monitor


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


Water Restrictions Stage 2 in Effect

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”: 1353


Standards Tips

Here are some DOs for receiving Yard of the Week:

  • Have a well maintained & manicured yard along with a visually pleasing home exterior
  • Grass: Green, Mowed, Edged & trimmed, No Weeds or bare spots, Leaves removed
  • Trees, Bushes & Plants: Pruned and maintained, Dead/dying plants or branches removed & disposed of.  All plants within 10 ft. of curb maintained at 3 ft. of height or less, All foliage encroaching the sidewalk or street pruned back for clear passage
  • Xeriscaping: Weeds, grass & leaves removed from the area, Landscaping barrier not exposed, Mulch replenished
  • Property: Trash picked up & disposed of, Trash can stored out of sight, Hose stored properly by faucet, Approved furniture, Decorations displayed at appropriate time, No excessive pots and/or empty/broken ones, Attractive & maintained lawn ornamentation & tastefully within reason, No items left out such as lawn tools or children’s toys, Clean driveway and sidewalk


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

None Reported



None Reported



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

Tips When Using an ATM (Bank) Machine

Automated banking machines are convenient and easy to use, but it is important to use caution.

  • Try to avoid using an ATM by yourself. Either take someone with you or only use an ATM when others are around.
  • If possible, avoid using an ATM after dark. If you must, choose one that is well lit and does not have tall bushes nearby.
  • When you arrive at an ATM, look around. If you see anything that makes you uncomfortable or anyone who looks suspicious, do not stop. Either use an ATM at a different location or come back later. Notify the authorities.
  • Have your access card and any other documents you need ready when you approach an ATM. While you are fumbling with a wallet or purse, you are easy game for a thief.
  • If someone else is using the ATM when you arrive, avoid standing right behind them. Give them enough space to conduct their transaction in privacy.
  • Even while using the ATM, stay alert to your surroundings. Look up and around every few seconds while transacting your business.
  • Protect your Personal Identification Number (PIN). Do not enter your PIN if anyone else can see the screen. Shield your PIN from onlookers by using your body. If you feel someone is watching your transaction closely, cancel it and do your banking another time.
  • When your transaction is finished, be sure you have your card and your receipt, then leave immediately. Avoid counting or otherwise displaying large amounts of cash.
  • As you leave, keep a look out. Be alert for anything or anyone who appears suspicious. If you think you are being followed, go to an area with a lot of people and call the police.
  • Keep your receipt and any papers bearing your name or account number with you. Do not throw them in a nearby trash can.

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Association Report Card

Unpaid Assessments-$64,623.37

Total Constant Contact-1992


Upcoming Meetings

Architectural Review Committee– The Committee holds their meetings every Tuesday (unless it falls on a holiday), at 4:30 p.m. at the Community Center Conference Room. All are welcome to attend


Communications Committee– The Committee will hold their next meeting Monday, September 14 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Community Center Conference Room, instead of the first Monday of this month due to the Labor Day Holiday.  All are welcome to attend.


Finance Committee– The Committee will hold their next meeting Wednesday, September16, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Center Conference Room. All are welcome to attend. Additional meetings are scheduled for September 23 at 7:00 p.m., September 30 at 6:00 p.m., October 7 at 6:00 p.m. and October 14 at 6:00 p.m.  


Board of Directors Meeting-The Board of Directors will hold their next meeting on Thursday, September 17, 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.


Finance Committee– The Committee will hold their next meeting Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Center Conference Room. All are welcome to attend.


Ad Hoc Fence Review Committee– The Committee will hold their next meeting Monday, September 21, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Center Conference Room. All are welcome to attend.


Standards Revision Committee– The Committee will hold their next meeting Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Center Conference Room. All are welcome to attend.


Public Safety Committee– The Committee will hold their next meeting Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Center Conference Room. All are welcome to attend.


Happening This Week:


Monday 09/14

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

10:00 am-Communications Committee Meeting

10:00 am- Home School Tennis Program at the Sports Park

5:45 pm Smash

6:30 pm Smash

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


Tuesday 09/15

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

4:30 pm- Architectural Review Committee Meeting

7:30 pm- Lucy’s Body Shop Zumba


Wednesday 09/16

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

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

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


Thursday 09/17

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

6:00 pm Board of Directors Executive Session

7:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting


Friday 09/18

10:00 am- Home School Tennis Program


Saturday 09/19

8:00 am Soccer games at the Sports Park

9:00 am Meeting with State Representative Rick Galindo


Sunday 09/20

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.