Reminder: HOA 2015 Annual Meeting

WATERLEAF FALLS HOA 2015 ANNUAL MEETING

Our Annual Meeting is this Saturday, Sign in will begin at 8:30 AM and the meeting will start promptly at 9:00 AM. This meeting is your opportunity to learn about what your Board will be working on in the upcoming year, and to hear your valuable input. Also, this year we will be electing 3 residents to be on the Board of Directors. This means that starting this year the Board will be completely comprised of residents from our community! So come by and participate in helping make this community great!

Saturday, March 7, 2015
8:30 AM Sign In
9:00 AM Meeting Begins

Historic City Hall
109 Burleson Rd
Kyle, TX 78640

Coffee and light refreshments will be provided.
No separate childcare is available.

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Some important notes regarding this meeting:

ATTENDANCE – A quorum is required to conduct business at this meeting; therefore you are strongly encouraged to attend. We need at least 90 people present at the meeting in-person or via proxy.

PROXY BALLOT – Meeting notices and proxy ballots have been mailed to all owners.In the event that you cannot attend the meeting, please fill out the proxy you received with your annual meeting notice to assign voting rights to a third party. You may also e-mail your proxy to a board member at waterleafboard@gmail.com or request that they pick up the form from you. It may also be returned to Goodwin Management by mail, fax or scan/email.

By Mail:

Jim Smitherman
c/o Goodwin Management, Inc.
PO BOX 203310
Austin, TX 78720

By Fax: (512) 346-4873

By E-mail: jim.smitherman@goodwintx.com

**IMPORTANT** If you would like your proxy to count toward quorum, but do NOT want the person to vote on your behalf, please write “FOR ATTENDANCE/QUORUM USE ONLY” at the top of your proxy form.

 

 

ELECTION OF BOARD MEMBERS – We will be electing 3 new resident board members at this meeting, which will give our residents complete control of community operations. We have been accepting nominations for representatives for some time and current bios for nominees are available for your review. Nominations for residential board members will also be accepted from the floor at the annual meeting.

 

The Meeting Agenda is as follows:

  1. Roll Call/Certifying of Proxies
  2. Proof of Notice of Meeting
  3. Approval of Annual Meeting Minutes from 2014
  4. Reports from Board of Director & Committees
  5. Manager Report
  6. Election of Board Members – 3 Positions Open
  7. Unfinished Business
  8. New Business
  9. Homeowner Comments
  10. Adjournment

 

 

March 2015 Newsletter

For the PDF version of the newsletter, click here to download:  Community Newsletter March 2015
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To All of Our Neighbors:

With the cold of winter giving way to some warmer weather the neighborhood has certainly been busy with everyone starting to get their gardens planted. Spring is definitely in the air! So, naturally, our Social Committee has been hard at work planning our annual Spring Fling event. They will have some exciting activities for the kids and maybe even a surprise visit from the Easter Bunny! Be sure to bring the whole family out to celebrate with your neighbors!

We would also like to remind everyone about the Waterleaf Falls HOA Annual Meeting coming up on March 7th. This year’s meeting will be held at the Historic Kyle City Hall located at 109 Burleson Road in Downtown Kyle Square. Sign in will start at 8:30 AM and the meeting will start promptly at 9:00 AM. As always, this meeting is your opportunity to learn about what your Board will be working on in the upcoming year, and to hear your valuable input. Also, this year we will be electing 3 residents to be on the Board of Directors. This means that starting this year the Board will be completely comprised of residents from our community! So come by and participate in helping make this community great!

Jason Lolley, David Vail, Tracy Scheel

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WATERLEAF FALLS HOA 2015 ANNUAL MEETING

Saturday, March 7, 2015
8:30 AM Sign In
9:00 AM Meeting Begins

Historic City Hall
109 Burleson Rd
Kyle, TX 78640

Coffee and light refreshments will be provided.
No separate childcare is available.

2015 AnnualMeeting

Some important notes regarding this meeting:

ATTENDANCE – we will need at least 90 people to be there or have sent a proxy to have quorum and to allow the meeting to occur. With the growth in our neighborhood, your attendance is now more important than ever. Please make plans to attend or send in your proxy ballot.

PROXY BALLOT – Meeting notices and proxy ballots have been mailed to all owners. If you are unable to attend, please make certain to give your proxy to a neighbor you trust to vote on your behalf. You may also e-mail your proxy to a board member at waterleafboard@gmail.com or our property manager Jim Smitherman (jim.smitherman@goodwintx.com)  **IMPORTANT** If you would like your proxy to count toward quorum, but do NOT want the person to vote on your behalf, please write “FOR ATTENDANCE/QUORUM USE ONLY” at the top of your proxy form.

ELECTION OF BOARD MEMBERS – We will be electing 3 new resident board members at this meeting, which will give our residents complete control of community operations. We have been accepting nominations for representatives for some time and their bio is provided in this newsletter for your review. Nominations for residential board members will also be accepted from the floor at the annual meeting.

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Updates to Our Community Pool

At our last board meeting, the board approved updates to our pool and pool area. Work has already begun to re-plaster the pool, which has been overdue. The tile and surfaces will also be fully cleaned before filling the pool back up in preparation for the upcoming pool season.

We will also be working to fix the pool furniture and order new pieces, if necessary. All of the work will be completed in time for our pool to open up in May.

If you have not received a pool key since last season, you may now do so by logging in to your account at goodwintx.com

 

 

Resident Board Member Nominees

The following individuals submitted their interest form along with a bio for residents to consider during voting at the annual meeting. Please note that nominations are still being accepted and will be accepted at the meeting. Make plans to attend to cast your vote for a residential representative on your HOA Board of Directors.

Darla Damron

Darla Damron is a devoted wife and mother of seven children. She was born and raised in the Austin, Texas area. She graduated from Lockhart ISD, Lockhart, TX. She attended Sul Ross State University and Southwest Texas State University. She also took continuing education courses at De Anza College and West Valley College in California. She lived in California for 21 years until she and her family moved to Kyle, TX in 2008. She and her family have lived in the Waterleaf neighborhood since September 2009.

In the past six years she has served on several Waterleaf Falls HOA committees, including Co-chair on the first Core Committee, Social Committee, Welcome Committee, Pool Committee, and Yard-of-the-Month Committee.

She has worked for Lockhart Independent School District as the Superintendent/School Board Secretary for six years. As their Secretary she supports the Superintendent of Schools and supports the Board of Education by preparing for bi-monthly School Board meetings. Darla enjoys spending time with her family, reading, camping, hiking, walking, and traveling to California to visit her older children. She is an active member in her church. She loves serving and feels that serving others is the best way to make a person and a community stronger.

Megan Honick

My name is Megan Honick; Chris whom has been my wonderful husband of 8 years and also a beautiful daughter Ashley that is 6 years old and you may have seen her around selling the Famous Girl Scout Cookies. My Family and I moved here from Las Vegas, Nv almost 2 years ago, we had an opportunity to better my daughter’s life and ours by moving to the Wonderful state of Texas and we chose Kyle for better schooling as well as the Best communities around. I have been the Social Committee Chair for about 6 months now and I feel like I can do more to help my extended family! I would be Honored to be your voice of the Waterleaf Community and make it the Best in Kyle!

Jason Lolley

Jason and his family have lived in Waterleaf Falls for 2.5 years. In that time, he has served as a Neighborhood Watch Committee Chair and was part of the task force that reviewed and amended the HOA by-laws in 2013. He was appointed to the Board in December 2014 to fill a position left vacant by the resignation of one the KB members.

Angela McGrady

My name is Angela McGrady and I moved to Waterleaf Falls in March of 2011. We relocated to Kyle in July of 2008 from Atlanta, GA. My family consists of my husband, Jason, my five-year-old son, Zander and our three-year-old Chug (Chihuahua/Pug mix) Kahlua. We selected this area because we liked the small town feel of Kyle and were accustomed to living in the suburbs of a large city. Waterleaf seemed the perfect choice and we have grown to love our friends and neighbors, who call it home.

I have been very involved in the community since early 2012, when I became a Chair of the Social Committee. I love meeting neighbors and helping with activities. However, my strengths are more in communication, writing, and organization, so in 2013 I joined the Communication Committee as a Chair. In addition to aiding my co-chair in the newsletter, signage, and website, I also act as a Moderator on the Waterleaf Subdivision Facebook Group. I help to ensure that accurate information is shared with the community and all residents have a respectful avenue in which to share information.

One of my passions is to volunteer with non-profit groups. I have assisted PAWS Animal Shelter and Humane Society in a pet micro-chipping event in Waterleaf, and would like to plan another this spring. My position in Commercial Real Estate affords me the opportunity to work with and support local organizations, so I am no stranger to volunteering my time, and by electing me as a director to the Board, I will serve Waterleaf with the same enthusiasm and effort that I offer to all of my organizations. In closing, I hope that you would consider me a strong candidate for this position. My education, experience, and skills would lend well to this appointment and I would like to see the community have a smooth transition from developer-run to resident-led board.

 

 

 

Free Kyle PD Tips iPhone App

The Kyle Police Department and Tip411 presents a Free iPhone app to make submitting an anonymous tip quick and even easier.

KylePD Tips app provides citizens with the ability to submit anonymous tips (with a photo attachment option) to the Kyle Police Department. The application also features an anonymous two way interaction between the tipster and Kyle PD.

Search “KylePD Tips” on the iPhone App Store.

Visit www.citizenobserver.com for information about Tip411 and how to text or email your annonymous tip as well.

This system is NOT intended to replace emergency phone calls. If you ever have an emergency, ALWAYS dial 911!

 

 

Yard of the Month Process

A new season for Yard of the Month will begin in April! This is a reminder of the new process put in place for this year’s selection process.

Waterleaf homeowners are invited to participate in the selection of the Yard of the Month contest by nominating yards to be selected for judging. Homeowners are to complete a nomination form on the community website at waterleaffalls.com The YoM Committee will then visit the homes that were nominated and choose the top four yards from those nominations. If, however, the committee does not receive any nominations, they will choose the winner(s) by driving the entire neighborhood as they have done in the past.

Yard of the Month Rules:

1 – Homes can only win one time per year.

2 – Home must be in good standing with HOA Dues; this will be confirmed by the Property Manager.

3 – Waterleaf homeowners can submit their nominations by completing the online form on the community website or by e-mailing waterleafyardofthemonth@gmail.com.

4 – The committee will choose the winners from the homes that are nominated.

5 – There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.

6 – The 1st place winner will receive a $50.00 Lowes gift card and announced in the next months newsletter. The 2nd and 3rd place runner-ups will also be announced.

7 – First place winners will receive $50.00 Lowes gift cards for the months of April, May, June, July, August, September, October, and November.

8 – The first place winner in December will receive a $100.00 Lowes gift card, second place will receive a $50.00.Lowes gift card, and third place will receive a $25.00 Lowes gift card.

9- The winner and runner-ups will be announced in the next month’s newsletter.

10 – All nominations are due by the first Friday of each month.

11 – The winners will be sent to the Property Manager who will then check for compliance.

12 – Once winners are confirmed, they will be emailed to the Newsletter Committee for announcement in the newsletter.

Correction to December YoM

Last month’s newsletter incorrectly stated that the December Yard of the Month Christmas Decorations Winner was 650 Apricot. YoM inadvertently submitted the wrong address, the true winner for December was 605 Apricot. Congratulations!

We look forward to a new year for Yard of the Month. Please take a moment to look over the new process and head over to our community website to submit your nominations now!

 

 

Committee Updates

HOA Property Inspection
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
And 
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

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Social Committee Meeting
Friday, March 13, 2015
7:00 PM – Park Pavilion

Join us as we continue planning fun events for the entire community! We are seeking a new Committee Chair and additional volunteers. Contact us at waterleafsocial@gmail.com if you are interested in joining YOUR Social Committee.

We also would like your input on what events you would like to see. Use this link www.surveymonkey.com/s/DDS5STH to give us your ideas.

Don’t forget about our annual garage sale coming April 18th.

Social Committee Spring Fling
Saturday, March 28, 2015
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Spring Fling flyer

Please come join us in a fun filled day! We will have an Easter egg hunt for children ages 5 and under starting at 11:15am and one for children 6 and up starting at 11:45am. We will have bounce houses, cookie decorating and a craft workshop sponsored by the Home Depot. We might also have a surprise visit from the Easter Bunny so be sure to bring your camera.  We will be providing hot dogs and beverages so bring the family out and celebrate with us!
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Neighborhood Watch

The Neighborhood Watch monthly meetings will be put on hold until late spring due to the lack of participation/attendance at the meetings. Once the weather warms up we will begin having monthly pot-luck BBQ’s around the community. The past BBQ’s we had last year brought more people out which served our purpose of neighbors getting to know each other. We had Kyle Police and Fire attend and no matter the location of the particular block, all resident families are invited. If you would like to volunteer your front yard/street please send us an email and we will get everything set up with you.

There seems to be a lot of complaints of people driving much too fast in the neighborhood. Even though posted speed limit is 30 mph unless otherwise noted, this speed is quite fast for the size of community we are. We have so many children here in Waterleaf and adults who are walking, running, biking and going to and from school in the mornings and afternoons, that top priority should be the safety of all. Let’s slow down, follow or even drop down speed limit, and give the kids and adults a friendly wave. There is nothing more important than slowing down to avoid an accident or worse, that only has us giving up a minute or so.

If you have any info to share with us, suggestions/ideas, please email us at waterleafneighborhoodwatch@gmail.com

Michele, Jason & Jeff
Neighborhood Watch Committee

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Welcome Committee

Our next quarterly meeting will be April 5, 2015. We will be brainstorming new ideas for items to include in the welcome packets.

If you are interested in joining, attend our meeting or contact us at waterleafwelcomecommittee@gmail.com

Thank you,
Jana Wybo and Natalie Freeman

 

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Our committees need YOUR help! We now have over 900 homes in our neighborhood, but only a handful of people who regularly attend meetings. We would love to see more events, but we cannot do so without some help! Please consider joining one of our committees and helping to make your neighborhood a more enjoyable community. E-mail the committees or attend a meeting if you are interested in joining or have questions.

 

 

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Subscribe to Us

If you have not already done so, you can subscribe to receive e-mail updates from our website, simply by entering your email address in the box on the right hand side of the webpage. We will send you updates to be reminded of upcoming meetings and events. This is also the official method of communication for the board, so updates regarding improvements or other issues will be posted here. You will not be flooded with e-mails or spammed from the website.

Contribute

If you have any information you would like to share with neighbors, or if you’d like to write an article, please contact us! All newsletter submissions are due no later than the 17th of each month. Submit your article to Waterleafnewsletter@gmail.com

Advertise With Us

Pricing is $50.00 for half page, $25.00 for quarter page and $15.00 for business card size, to be run one time. You can email the ad and drop off or mail a check made payable to Goodwin Management, Inc. to 11149 Research #100 Austin, TX 78759 (Please note on the memo line of the check – “Waterleaf Newsletter Ad”.)

The price is for a one-time run to about 900 homes. The newsletter should reach homes the first week of eachmonth. Please submit your ad by the 10th of the month. If you have any questions or to submit an ad contact us at Waterleafnewsletter@gmail.com

NOTICE: 2015 HOA ANNUAL MEETING

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SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2015

8:30 AM SIGN IN | 9:00 AM MEETING BEGINS

HISTORIC CITY HALL
109 BURLESON RD
KYLE, TX 78640

Coffee and light refreshments will be provided.
No separate childcare available.

 

Some important notes regarding this meeting:

ATTENDANCE – we will need at least 90 people to be there or have sent a proxy to have quorum and to allow the meeting to occur. With the growth in our neighborhood, your attendance is now more important than ever. Please make plans to attend or send in your proxy ballot.

PROXY BALLOT – Meeting notices and proxy ballots have been mailed to all owners. If you are unable to attend, please make certain to give your proxy to a neighbor you trust to vote on your behalf.

ELECTION OF BOARD MEMBERS – We will be electing 3 new resident board members at this meeting, which will give our residents complete control of community operations. We have been accepting nominations for representatives for some time and their bio is provided in the March newsletter (and below) for your review. Nominations for residential board members will also be accepted from the floor at the annual meeting. If you are still interested in nomination yourself or someone you know, please contact our property manager, Jim Smitherman – jim.smitherman@goodwintx.com  – for an interest form.

 

 

 

Resident Board Member Nominees

The following individuals submitted their interest form along with a bio for residents to consider during voting at the annual meeting. Please note that nominations are still being accepted and will be accepted at the meeting. Make plans to attend to cast your vote for a residential representative on your HOA Board of Directors.

Darla Damron

Darla Damron is a devoted wife and mother of seven children. She was born and raised in the Austin, Texas area. She graduated from Lockhart ISD, Lockhart, TX. She attended Sul Ross State University and Southwest Texas State University. She also took continuing education courses at De Anza College and West Valley College in California. She lived in California for 21 years until she and her family moved to Kyle, TX in 2008. She and her family have lived in the Waterleaf neighborhood since September 2009.

In the past six years she has served on several Waterleaf Falls HOA committees, including Co-chair on the first Core Committee, Social Committee, Welcome Committee, Pool Committee, and Yard-of-the-Month Committee.

She has worked for Lockhart Independent School District as the Superintendent/School Board Secretary for six years. As their Secretary she supports the Superintendent of Schools and supports the Board of Education by preparing for bi-monthly School Board meetings. Darla enjoys spending time with her family, reading, camping, hiking, walking, and traveling to California to visit her older children. She is an active member in her church. She loves serving and feels that serving others is the best way to make a person and a community stronger.

Megan Honick

My name is Megan Honick; Chris whom has been my wonderful husband of 8 years and also a beautiful daughter Ashley that is 6 years old and you may have seen her around selling the Famous Girl Scout Cookies. My Family and I moved here from Las Vegas, Nv almost 2 years ago, we had an opportunity to better my daughter’s life and ours by moving to the Wonderful state of Texas and we chose Kyle for better schooling as well as the Best communities around. I have been the Social Committee Chair for about 6 months now and I feel like I can do more to help my extended family! I would be Honored to be your voice of the Waterleaf Community and make it the Best in Kyle!

Jason Lolley

Jason and his family have lived in Waterleaf Falls for 2.5 years. In that time, he has served as a Neighborhood Watch Committee Chair and was part of the task force that reviewed and amended the HOA by-laws in 2013. He was appointed to the Board in December 2014 to fill a position left vacant by the resignation of one the KB members.

Angela McGrady

My name is Angela McGrady and I moved to Waterleaf Falls in March of 2011. We relocated to Kyle in July of 2008 from Atlanta, GA. My family consists of my husband, Jason, my five-year-old son, Zander and our three-year-old Chug (Chihuahua/Pug mix) Kahlua. We selected this area because we liked the small town feel of Kyle and were accustomed to living in the suburbs of a large city. Waterleaf seemed the perfect choice and we have grown to love our friends and neighbors, who call it home.

I have been very involved in the community since early 2012, when I became a Chair of the Social Committee. I love meeting neighbors and helping with activities. However, my strengths are more in communication, writing, and organization, so in 2013 I joined the Communication Committee as a Chair. In addition to aiding my co-chair in the newsletter, signage, and website, I also act as a Moderator on the Waterleaf Subdivision Facebook Group. I help to ensure that accurate information is shared with the community and all residents have a respectful avenue in which to share information.

One of my passions is to volunteer with non-profit groups. I have assisted PAWS Animal Shelter and Humane Society in a pet micro-chipping event in Waterleaf, and would like to plan another this spring. My position in Commercial Real Estate affords me the opportunity to work with and support local organizations, so I am no stranger to volunteering my time, and by electing me as a director to the Board, I will serve Waterleaf with the same enthusiasm and effort that I offer to all of my organizations. In closing, I hope that you would consider me a strong candidate for this position. My education, experience, and skills would lend well to this appointment and I would like to see the community have a smooth transition from developer-run to resident-led board.

 

February 2015 Newsletter

For the PDF version of the newsletter, click here to download:  Community Newsletter February 2015.
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To All of Our Neighbors: 

With Spring just around the corner; love is in the air as Cupid will soon be making his rounds. It’s time for chocolates, flowers, and spending time with the one you love. As you may have seen, your Committees have been busy planning lots of great activities for the neighborhood. Last month, the Social Committee invited us all out to have fun at game night and Neighborhood Watch kept us all informed by inviting Chief Barnett out to the neighborhood for “Doughnuts with the Chief”. I know they have some other great activities in store for us this month so be sure to check out the calendar for all of our upcoming events!

The Board has also been busy with a few improvement items around the neighborhood as well. Most of the lights at the New Bridge entrance are now working thanks to the efforts of Jim Smitherman, our property manager, at Goodwin. We have also asked for a complete electrical audit of the electrical wiring at all of the entrances, and other common areas in the hope that we can repair all remaining electrical issues.

We have also begun to plan for our Annual Meeting in March. With KB now only having a few lots remaining in our community it is very important for everyone to help us make our community everything it could be! With lots of great work being done all around by all of our committees we would love to see everyone at our upcoming events or meetings. Also, feel free to communicate any ideas, issues, or concerns with your resident board members via e-mail at waterleafboard@gmail.com! We’d love to hear from you.

Jason Lolley, David Vail, and Tracy Scheel

 

Community Calendar

Feb 15 Community Calendar

 

 

Waterleaf Falls HOA Annual Meeting

The time & date for our annual meeting is still yet to be determined. As soon as this information is finalized, it will be posted on the community website. You will also receive notice via mail along with your voting proxy. Please keep an eye on your mailbox and our community website for updates.

Subscribe to the website for alerts to be sent directly to your e-mail.

Some important notes regarding this meeting:

ATTENDANCEwe will need at least 90 people to be there or have sent a proxy to have quorum and to allow the meeting to occur. With the growth in our neighborhood, your attendance is now more important than ever. Please make plans to attend or send in your proxy ballot.

ELECTION OF BOARD MEMBERS – 3 of the 5 Board Member positions will be elected, all of which will be residents of the neighborhood. We will be accepting applications for people who are interested in serving on the Board. If you are interested, please contact Jim Smitherman (see below).

 

Now Accepting Resident Board Member Nominations

FOR BALLOT: NOMINATIONS DUE BY MARCH 6, 2015

TO BE INCLUDED IN THE MARCH NEWSLETTER, YOUR NOMINATION FORM AND BIO MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 15, 2015

If you are interested in serving your HOA Board of Directors, please contact our property manager, Jim Smitherman for a nomination form. Jim can be reached by phone at (512) 502 – 2114 or via e-mail at jim.smitherman@goodwintx.com

Please note that voting for resident board members will ONLY be allowed at the annual meeting. Names of nominees will not be included on the proxy forms sent out before the meeting. This ensures that everyone who wants to run (including floor nominations) will be considered by voters. If you cannot attend, make sure to give your proxy vote to someone whom you trust to vote on your behalf.

If you would like your neighbors to know about you in advance, the bio in the newsletter will be your best opportunity. Please submit your forms as soon as possible.

 

 

HOA Annual Assessments Now Due

By now, you should have received your notice for our HOA annual assessments in the mail. This year, we did NOT have an increase in our annual fees. Payment is due on March 1st and will be considered LATE after June 30th.

Assessments are payable ANNUALLY.

For accounting help: (512) 502-7515 or info@assnsvcs.com

How to Pay

By Mail

Mail payments to the Goodwin bank lockbox location at:

Waterleaf Falls
c/o Goodwin Processing Center
PO Box 93447
Las Vegas, NV 89193-3447

** Please include your association name and property address on all payments.

Online

Go to www.goodwintx.com and select “Waterleaf Falls” from the dropdown list. Login to the payment portal. Your login credentials can be requested by emailing info@assnsvcs.com

Automatic Draft

Follow the instructions above for logging in to your online account. Sign up for ACH draft by February 20, 2015 to be included in the March 2015 ACH draft. The draft for the full assessment amount will take place on or about March 5, 2015.

Payment Plan

Payments are due March 1st, but are not considered late until June 30th. If you are unable to pay in full on March 1st, you may pay $100 per month until June and you will not incur any late fees. If you do not pay the full amount by June 30th, you will incur late fees and your pool privileges will be suspended until your account is brought current.

 

Failure to pay your annual assessments will result in revocation of your pool privileges for the upcoming pool season. Residents not current on fees are also ineligible for yard of the month prizes.

If you have any questions, please contact our property manager, Jim Smitherman at jim.smitherman@goodwintx.com or by phone at (512) 502-2114

 

YardofMonth

Changes to Yard of the Month Process

Starting this year, residents may now NOMINATE potential yards for the honor of Yard of the Month. YoM is selected from April through December. Awards are also given for best Halloween and Christmas decorations in October and December.

Waterleaf homeowners are invited to participate in the selection of the Yard of the Month contest by nominating yards to be selected for judging. Homeowners are to complete a nomination form on the community website at waterleaffalls.com The YoM Committee will then visit the homes that were nominated and choose the top four yards from those nominations. If, however, the committee does not receive any nominations, they will choose the winner(s) by driving the entire neighborhood as they have done in the past.

Yard of the Month Rules:

1 – Homes can only win one time per year.

2 – Home must be in good standing with HOA Dues; this will be confirmed by the Property Manager.

3 – Waterleaf homeowners can submit their nominations by completing the online form on the Yard of the Month page on our website or by e-mailing waterleafyardofthemonth@gmail.com.

4 – The committee will choose the winners from the homes that are nominated.

5 – There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.

6 – The 1st place winner will receive a $50.00 Lowes gift card and announced in the next months newsletter. The 2nd and 3rd place runner-ups will also be announced.

7 – First place winners will receive $50.00 Lowes gift cards for the months of April, May, June, July, August, September, October, and November.

8 – The first place winner in December will receive a $100.00 Lowes gift card, second place will receive a $50.00.Lowes gift card, and third place will receive a $25.00 Lowes gift card.

9- The winner and runner-ups will be announced in the next month’s newsletter.

10 – All nominations are due by the first Friday of each month.

11 – The winners will be sent to the Property Manager who will then check for compliance.

12 – Once winners are confirmed, they will be emailed to the Newsletter Committee for announcement in the newsletter.

December Yard of the Month

Congratulations to these homes for their extra festive Christmas decor!

1st Place – 650 Apricot

2nd Place – 112 Quinton

3rd Place – 110 Mistletoe

 

Citizen’s Policy Academy

The Kyle Police Department is accepting applications for the Spring 2015 Citizens’ Police Academy (CPA). This academy is designed for adult citizens who either reside in the City of Kyle or who own a business within the City.

The start date of the Spring Academy is February 24, 2015. The academy is 10 weeks long, plus a graduation. Classes are one night per week (Tuesday night’s 6p-9p) plus two Saturdays.

This hands-on course will allow citizens a wonderful opportunity to learn about the operations of the Kyle Police Department. Attendees will also be allowed to ride out with a police officer once reaching a specified level of training. Once the graduate completes the course they are provided the opportunity to join the Citizens’ Police Academy Alumni Association designed to maintain close working relationship with the police department and future CPA classes.

The deadline for applications is Monday, February 10, 2015. See City of Kyle website for application form: www.cityofkyle.com/police/citizens-police-academy-spring-2015

 

City of Kyle Survey

The City of Kyle will be sending out a survey soon with our utility bills to ask taxpayers what areas of concern they would like to see the city focus on and how money should best be spent.

This will be our chance to let the City of Kyle know what issues are important to us and a way to communicate your thoughts if you have been unable to attend a council meeting. Please keep an eye out on your mailboxes for this survey and complete it as soon as possible. Read more here.

Kyle Road Bond Information & Updates

An update posted to the City of Kyle website provided a status update to road work in Kyle. The latest update is as follows:

The $36 million Road Bond Improvement Package that was approved by voters in the May, 2013, general election includes five road improvement projects. Four of which are the reconstruction and expansion of N. Burleson St., Bunton Creek Rd., Goforth Rd., Lehman Rd., and one lastly, the extension of Marketplace Ave.

City Council has hosted a number of public meetings to work out the specifics of the bond package, while allowing input from citizens. City Staff continues to update the status of each of the roads included in the bond package, and a presentation for each road project has been provided. The presentations include information from the engineering companies working on each road and options to keep the roads on budget. See cityofkyle.com for additional information and updates.

City of Kyle Fitness Programs

KYLE FITNESS PROGRAMS ARE CONTRACTED TO LIVE WELL PERSONAL TRAINING.

NOW ENROLLING: Yoga, CoreFIT Pilates, CrossTraining, ChairFIT, and StayFIT

Cost is per month
$60 = 2 classes a week
$90 = 3 classes a week
$120 = Unlimited classes

To register for the classes above or for more information visit www.wecanlivewell.com or contact Katie Rhoades at 512/ 663-7040 or livewellpt90@gmail.com.

 

SeniorFIT

Cost is $2 per class – punch cards are being sold in 5 and 10 class denominations. (Punch cards sold on site before classes.) Drop in rate is $3 per class. Visit cityofkyle.com/recreation/fitness-classes for more information. To register or for more information contact your Kyle Parks and Recreation Department office at 512/ 262-3939 or email dflores@cityofkyle.com or contact Katie Rhoades at 512/663-7040 or email livewellpt90@gmail.com.

 

 

 

Committee Updates

 

BOARD MEETING
Thursday, February 12, 2015
7:00 PM – Park Pavilion

The board will rotate the Monthly Core and Board meetings. In odd numbered months, an informal meeting will be held with the Core Committee. In even numbered months, a formal board meeting will be held. All residents are encouraged to attend all meetings to voice their concerns and remain apprised of events in our neighborhood.

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HOA Property Inspections
Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

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Neighborhood Watch Meeting
Monday, February 9, 2015
7:00 PM – Park Pavilion

Join us for our next meeting on February 9th to discuss lighting and security for our homes.

Thank you to Kyle Police Department for meeting with us a few Saturday’s ago. They shared a lot of information with us regarding our neighborhood and other areas of Kyle. Officer Plant gave a statistic report of neighborhood calls.

Another thank you goes out to neighbors Cary and Darla Damron for hosting two “Meet Your Neighbors Safety Meetings” this past month.. The neighborhood watch team also attended. Ideas and info were shared, along with talking about the importance of getting to know your immediate neighbors. The group will be planning a block party BBQ to continue building their neighbor relationships. The neighborhood watch team would like to continue these get-togethers around Waterleaf . If you are interested please contact us and we will help you put it together. The team will offer a door prize to all attending! Email us at waterleafneighborhoodwatch@gmail.com for further details.

Michele, Jason, and Jeff
Neighborhood Watch Committee

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Social Committee Meeting
Sunday February 15, 2015
3:00 PM – Park Pavilion

Come get involved with the planning of our community events and have fun doing it! Do as little or as much as you want to help. We want to make this a fun filled neighborhood that everyone wants to live in. If you have an idea and can’t come to our meeting, please e-mail it to us at waterleafsocial@gmail.com.

 

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Welcome Committee

Our next quarterly meeting will be April 5, 2015. We are looking for volunteers to help stuff envelopes, deliver packets to new neighbors, and we are always accepting donations from local business owners to include in these packets.

If you are interested in joining, attend our meeting or contact us at waterleafwelcomecommittee@gmail.com

Thank you, Jana Wybo and Natalie Freeman

 

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Our committees need YOUR help! We now have over 900 homes in our neighborhood, but only a handful of people who regularly attend meetings. We would love to see more events, but we cannot do so without some help! Please consider joining one of our committees and helping to make your neighborhood a more enjoyable community. E-mail the committees or attend a meeting if you are interested in joining or have questions.

 

 

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January 2015 Newsletter

For the PDF Version of this newsletter, download here: Community Newsletter Jan 15

To All of Our Neighbors, 

Happy New Year! The neighborhood has been looking bright and festive for the holiday season. David and I would like to say welcome to the newest Resident Board Member, Jason Lolley, to the Board. His appointment and April’s resignation leaves the majority vote of the Board in the hands of the residents of our neighborhood and no longer in KB’s control. What this means for our neighbors is that you have a louder voice in what happens in your neighborhood. Every odd numbered month we will have a core committee meeting to discuss issues in a more informal setting and every even numbered month we will have a formal board meeting. Everyone is encouraged to come and participate in these meetings. We are here for you and this community.

Also, it has been brought to our attention that people have been propping open the front gate to the pool pavilion. While we understand it can be a little inconvenient to have to bring your key card to the park just in case you, your family members or guests need to use the facilities, please remember that your assessment fees maintain the facility. Allowing neighbors who have had their pool pavilion privileges revoked for not staying current on assessments, or giving people who don’t live in the neighborhood access to the pavilion puts the message out that it is not important to pay your assessments, because you can still have the perks (so why pay).

With all of that said, we hope you had a wonderful holiday season and a Happy New Year.

Tracy and David

 

 

Community Calendar

4     ::     Welcome Committee Meeting 7:00 pm – Park Pavilion

5     ::     Trash & Recycle

6     ::     Hays CISD Returns to School 

7     ::     HOA Inspection

9     ::     Social Committee Meeting 7:00 pm – Park Pavilion

12   ::     Trash & Compost

15   ::     Core Committee Meeting 7:00 pm  – Park Pavilion

17   ::     Neighborhood Watch Meeting – 10:00 am – Park Pavilion

       ::     Social Committee Game Night & Pot Luck 7:00 pm – Park Pavilion

19   ::     Trash & Recycle

21   ::     HOA Inspection

26   ::     Trash & Compost  

 

 

Important Notice On Upcoming Annual Meeting

While March is still a few months away, this year’s annual meeting will be very important. We are still working out details regarding the date and time, but we ask that you please keep an eye on your newsletter and our community website for the announcement. Some important notes regarding this meeting:

ATTENDANCE – we will need at least 98 people to be there or have sent a proxy to have quorum and to allow the meeting to occur. With the growth in our neighborhood, your attendance is now more important than ever. Please make plans to attend or send in your proxy ballot.

ELECTION OF BOARD MEMBERS – 3 of the 5 Board Member positions will be elected, all of which will be residents of the neighborhood. We will be accepting applications for people who are interested in serving on the Board. If you are interested, please contact Jim Smitherman (see below).

 

Now Accepting Resident Board Member Nominations

If you are interested in serving your HOA Board of Directors, please contact our property manager, Jim Smitherman for a nomination form. Jim can be reached by phone at (512) 502 – 2114 or via e-mail at jim.smitherman@goodwintx.com

Please submit your nomination form as soon as possible. We would like to include a short bio for each candidate in the March newsletter and make sure proxy ballots are printed and mailed in a timely manner.

* Note * The deadline for the March newsletter is February 15th, so please plan to submit your information prior to that date, or you may not be included in the newsletter for resident consideration.

 

 

Important Reminder Regarding Leash Laws

Please observe leash laws.
City code states that all dogs must be restrained by fence, chain, or leash AT ALL TIMES. Make sure your dog is on a leash in ALL areas of our neighborhood. (This includes, but is not limited to, easement areas, sidewalks, parks, and new construction areas.)

Even if you are walking WITH your dog, it must be properly restrained. You can receive a citation and a fine for not following the city leash laws.

If you see a loose dog and cannot find the owner, you may contact our area Animal Control by phone at (512) 268-8800 – Please note the Animal Control Shelter is located in San Marcos. PAWS down the road is NOT animal control.

 

Getting Happier and Healthier in 2015

Setting a New Year’s Resolution for 2015

Have you already set your resolution for this new year? Or, are you still searching for the perfect one that you can actually stick with?! Here are a few great ideas from Forbes magazine about setting achievable goals for a happier and healthier 2015.

Get Physical
This is probably the number one resolution for many people and one of the most difficult to keep. According to Forbes, moving your body is one of the single best things you can do for yourself, both body and brain. Exercise also releases endorphins that can truly make you happier and feel better about yourself and your workout.

Get a Practice
Believe it or not getting in to a set routine can actually be very beneficial. You can choose to run, walk, practice yoga, write, pray, meditate, have a cup of tea as you relax by your window – whatever you decide, just make sure you do it everyday.

Eat Smarter and Simpler
Managing weight is another popular resolution that people often do not know how to start or how to maintain. If eating better is on your list, know that you don’t have to jump in to a crazy diet. Simply eating smarter by choosing better foods and smaller portions can do wonders. Consider adding a few “power foods” to your diet to improve your health. Forbes recommends:

  •  Blueberries, or any deeply-colored berry, because they are packed with antioxidants
  • Fatty fish, for the brain-healthy DHA and EPA varieties of Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Leafy greens are rich in folate, iron, and other essential vitamins and nutrients
  • Turmeric, has anti-inflammatory properties and has long been linked to reduce Alzheimer’s risk

Make Real-life Connections
We’ve all read about the negative effects of social media, so make a concerted effort to reduce the amount of time you are “plugged- in” and replace that time with face-to-face interactions. With our Social Committee up and running, we will have many new activities and plenty of opportunities for you to get out and meet new people right here in your neighborhood!

Be of Service
Doing good for others is another great way of feeding your soul and making yourself feel better by paying-it-forward. Get involved with a local charity, the food bank, a homeless shelter, a church group, or just get a group of neighbors together to do good in our community.

For more ideas, check out “The 8 Best (and Kindest) New Year’s Resolutions You Can Make” on forbes.com

 

 

Upcoming Race Opportunities

Need some helping with getting physical for 2015? Check out some of the races coming up to help get you on the right track!

Kyle Chamber Kyle-O-Meter Resolution Run
January 1, 2015 – Race Starts at 9 am
Wallace Middle School
Info and Registration: kylechamber.org/pages/5K1

The Kyle-O-Meter Resolution is presented by the Kyle Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitor’s Bureau and is perfect motivation for those aiming toward a healthy lifestyle. Participants will be surrounded by local businesses that have a focus on healthy activities, including healthy tips, motivations, and a race guide to track their progress throughout the year. The entire family is encouraged to participate! The 5K race begins at 9 am followed by a Kids Dash. Strollers are welcome. Dogs are also allowed as long as they are well behaved and kept on a <6ft leash. Please pick up after your pet. Visit the site above for more information.

Color Fun Fest
January 11, 2015 – 2 Race Waves at 5 pm and 7 pm
Travis County Expo Center 7311 Decker Ln Austin, 78724
Info and Registration: colorfunfest5k.com/locations/austin

If you’re looking for a fun way to ease into your healthier lifestyle, consider the Color Fun Fest! As day transforms into night and the dust settles from our day color run, we power up the strongest blacklights in the world to transition our day color run into a nighttime 5k color run festival called Color Fun Fest. Join us at the finish line as we celebrate life with an after party of mass color and high voltage dance music. Come one, come all, come spend your new years weekend with your family, friends and loved ones to create an EPIC night you will never forget.

This is also an excellent way to give back! The Color Fun Fest is partnering with local charity, U.R. Our Hope, an organization that helps families on the journey to diagnosis and helps them navigate the system with a rare diagnosis. Currently, 30-40% of children with special needs do not have a clear diagnosis. U. R. Our Hope helps these families get a diagnosis to find effective treatments and services. Visit urourhope.org/events to learn more about the organization and volunteer with them during this event.

 

 

3M Half Marathon
January 25, 2015 – Race Starts at 7 am
Starts at Stonelake Blvd (South of Loop 360 in North Austin)
Info and Registration: 3mhalfmarathon.com

Join us on Sunday, January 25 as a parade of participants take to the scenic streets of Austin to run ‘the fast half’. One of Austin’s largest road races, the 3M Half Marathon showcases some of the greatest sites this city has to offer as well as captures the vibrant energy that invigorates runners and spectators alike. While 7,000 participants will hit the ground running that morning, thousands more will be spectating, cheering and encouraging those runners, giving off the ecstatic energy of a 13.1 mile parade.

Race participation cap for the 3M Half Marathon is 6,500 runners. The race organizers strongly discourage anyone under the age of 16 from participating in this event. The following are prohibited from the course: pets, baby joggers/strollers, in-line skates, bicycles, and any other non-official wheeled vehicles.

GOOD LUCK!!

 

 

UpcomingEvents

 

 

Polar Bear Splash
January 1, 2015 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Splash in the New Year on January 1st at Kyle Pool Take part in the Kyle tradition and make a “Splash” on January 1st at the Kyle Pool. There is no admission charge to join to take part in the Annual Polar Bear “Splash”. Light snacks and drinks available.

Schedule of Events, January 1st:

1:00pm – Pool Gates Open
1:25pm – Line up for Polar Bear Splash
1:30pm – Polar Bear Splash!
1:45pm – Polar Bear Club Door Prize Drawings
2:30pm – Pool gates close until Memorial Day Weekend

Polar Bear Club There is a Polar Bear Club that anyone can join. Registration at Kyle Parks Offices, 700 Lehman Rd (Lake Kyle), Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm You can also register online or at the event

 

 

Bridal Fair at Texas Old Town
January 18, 2015 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Texas Old Town 1205 Roland Lane Kyle, 78640

Join us for our bridal fair and meet some fabulous vendors! You will also have the chance to tour ALL FOUR halls! Find everything you need to make your special day memorable. For more info or to RSVP, please contact info@texasoldtown.com or call 512.396.1800 – Visit us http://www.texasoldtown.com

 

Second Chance Christmas (For 50+)
January 24, 2015 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
San Marcos Activity Center 501 E Hopkins, San Marcos 78666

We’re keeping the holidays going with Second Chance Christmas, including holiday dinner provided by CTMC, and holiday dessert provided by WellMed. Please bring a re-wrapped gift to participate in our White Elephant Gift Exchange.

 

Stay Healthy During Flu Season

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Flu season officially runs from October through May, and the peak of the season is typically December through February. The State Health Department is reporting that current flu activity is high.

Flu symptoms include fever/chills, sore throat, muscle aches, fatigue, cough, headache, and runny or stuffy nose. People who catch the flu may pass it to others from 1 day before feeling ill to 5-7 days after getting sick.

In addition to the flu vaccine, you can protect yourself from the flu by washing your hands often, covering your cough, and avoiding touching eyes, mouth and nose too frequently. If you do become sick, stay home to avoid spreading the virus.

 

 

A Note from KPD Officer James Plant About National Night Out

“All, The City of Kyle was ranked 27th nationally this year for National Night Out Category 4- 15,000 to 49,999. This is up from 41st in 2013. This is a huge jump in ranking over the past year. It is contributed to more involvement by the community and police department. Kyle had over 20 parties throughout the city with more than 2000 members of the community who participated. We had 5 more parties this year then what we had last year and an increase of almost 1000 more participating this year than last year.

Each year it is the goal of the Kyle Police Department and myself to provide the best service possible to our residents. One way of providing a good service is educating the citizens on crime prevention and National Night Out is one of the best places to educate our residents and gives our residents the opportunity to meet each other and build a bond in the community.

2015 will be bigger and better than last year and the goal I have set will to have Kyle ranked in the top 10 nationally. ”

The Waterleaf Neighborhood Watch will be planning this coming year’s event at upcoming meetings, anyone wanting to volunteer please let us know. The more volunteers, the bigger the celebration we can have! Please keep an eye on your newsletter and our community website for meeting notices and come get involved in making this year’s celebration better than ever!

 

Committee Updates

 

 

Core Committee
Thursday, January 15, 2015
7:00 PM – Park Pavilion

The board will rotate the Monthly Core and Board meetings beginning this month. In odd numbered months, an informal meeting will be held with the Core Committee. In even numbered months, a formal board meeting will be held. All residents are encouraged to attend all meetings to voice their concerns and remain apprised of events in our neighborhood.

HOA Inspection Dates

Wednesday, January 7, 2015
And
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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Welcome Committee
Sunday, January 4, 2015
7:00 PM – Park Pavilion

Our next quarterly meeting will be January 4, 2015. Attendance for this meeting is required of ALL Welcome Committee members (both new and old members).

We are always looking for volunteers to help stuff envelopes, deliver packets to new neighbors, and we are always accepting donations from local business owners to include in these packets.

If you are interested in joining, attend our meeting or contact us at waterleafwelcomecommittee@gmail.com

Thank you,
Jana Wybo, Tricia Swietek, and Natalie Freeman

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Neighborhood Watch
Saturday, January 17, 2015
10:00 AM – Park Pavilion

We will be hosting a coffee with Kyle Police Department. Chief Barnett and Officer James Plant will attend. Please come out to meet them and your neighbors. They will be informing us of neighborhood and local incidents, safety tips and answer any questions you may have. If you would like, please email questions in to us and we will forward ahead of time to waterleafneighborhoodwatch@gmail.com Remember every neighbor is part of Neighborhood Watch. We are the eyes and ears and need to report anything you feel is suspicious. Call the non-emergency number (512) 268-3232 or in case of emergency 911.

Neighborhood Watch had money left in the budget to use by year end. We purchased two folding tables and one propane heater to be shared and used by all committees, we will also purchasing a sound system with microphone. These items along with other committee purchases will help make future meetings more successful. A special thank you to resident Dean Blackmor and Home Depot. Dean received a donation of 28 aprons for event volunteers to wear identifying them as such. Thank you!

We look forward to the new year and hope to see you attend our meetings! Please send any ideas you have for meetings, watch tips, concerns to us at waterleafneighborhoodwatch@gmail.com

Happy safe New Year to all!

Michele Hinojosa, Jason Lolley, Jeff Swietek
Neighborhood Watch Committee

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Social Committee
Friday, January 9, 2015
7:00 PM – Park Pavilion

Our event last month, the Community Christmas Party & Caroling Trail, was a huge success! We had Santa, Elves, roasted marshmallows and hot dogs over an open fire, as well as decorated cookies and tree ornaments just to mention a few things. Then of course, the hay ride around the neighborhood caroling was a blast. Make plans to attend our next meeting and get involved with the planning of our community events all while having fun! Do as little or as much as you want to help. We want to make this a fun filled neighborhood that everyone wants to live in. If you have an idea and can’t come to our meeting, please e-mail it to us at waterleafsocial@gmail.com.

Event: Game Night w/ Pot Luck & BYOB
Saturday, January 17, 2015
7:00 PM – Park Pavilion

GameNight

Come join us for Game Night. Bring your favorite game (board game, cards, dominos, etc.) and get ready to have some fun! Also, bring a munchie to share with the group and your favorite beverage for you to enjoy. Alcohol beverage allowed, if you’re 21 years or older.

Don’t worry if it’s cold, we will have heaters. So, come see if Lady Luck shines down on you!

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November 2014 Newsletter

For the PDF version of the newsletter, please click here to save or print: Community Newsletter Nov 2014

To All of Our Neighbors:

We hope everyone had a wonderfully scary Halloween and the turnout was great. We had a great response to National Night Out with a lot of neighbors coming out and meeting each other. Unfortunately, the weather did not allow us to have the community Garage Sale, but we look forward to the spring Garage Sale with much anticipation. The Pet Chip and Treat was a success and will help us keep our pets safe and brought back home if they happen to escape. Now we look to the future and the Holiday season.

We have been working hard to be more active in our communication with the neighborhood. As you may have seen, we have installed marquee signs at each of the entrances where meeting dates and special events will be posted. Please keep an eye out for these. Meetings posted are open to all, not just active committee members. If you are interested in what a committee is doing or would like to join the committee, please attend. Neighbors are working hard to get Social Committee restarted and would love as much help as possible. This newsletter should be received by all residents in the neighborhood, not just homeowners, so if you know a neighbor who has not received a newsletter, please have them contact the Communications Committee at waterleafcommunication@gmail.com

Lastly as we enjoy family during this holiday season, please remember we will have more visitors in the community. We need to be more diligent when driving in the neighborhood for the children and slower drivers enjoying lights or who are lost. Please be careful out there.

Happy Thanksgiving and make sure you follow ALL safety precautions when frying those turkeys!

 

Tracy Scheel and David Vail

 

Nov 2014 Community Calendar

3     TRASH & COMPOST
NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH MEETING 7:00 PM – PARK PAVILION

8     SOCIAL COMMITTEE MEETING 3:00 PM – PARK PAVILION

BEER & WINE SOCIAL TASTING UNDER THE STARS 7:00 PM – POOL PAVILION

PAWS COMMUNITY DRIVE 7:00 PM – PARK PAVILION

10   TRASH & RECYCLE
WELCOME COMMITTEE PACKET DELIVERY

12   HOA INSPECTION

17   TRASH & COMPOST

20   CORE COMMITTEE MEETING 7:00 PM – PARK PAVILION

24   TRASH & RECYCLE

27   THANKSGIVING

 

Burglary Prevention – Protect Your Home and Vehicle

There have been many reports recently of neighbors having their vehicles, homes, and garages burglarized. In many cases, the home/vehicle was inadvertently left unlocked. Unfortunately, as the Holidays approach, theft will increase as thieves are looking for any and every opportunity.

Lock, Take, HideHere are some tips from Kyle Police Department to protect yourself from burglary:

  • Keep your house locked – Doors & Windows! Preferably dead bolt locks. Be sure your address is visible so the police can find you quickly.
  • Keep your Cars locked. Don’t leave items visible from windows. Computers, DVD players, cameras, purses etc.
  • Engrave Drivers license numbers on all valuables. Better yet, copy down serial numbers on computers, TV’s, Video cameras etc. If you have no serial numbers the police have no way to enter stolen items into the TCIC/NCIC system.
  • Call the police if you see something suspicious in your neighborhood. No call to the police is unimportant. Don’t think you are being overly cautious. Call us at (512) 268-3232 to make sure, or in the event of an emergency, call 911.
  • Remember the police cannot help if they don’t know. Don’t be afraid to call. You are the eyes and ears of the police. The police cannot do it alone.
  • Take note of cars or trucks and copy down license plate numbers and vehicle descriptions as well as descriptions of individuals. What type and color of shirt, coat, pants, race, height etc. Call Kyle Police Department at (512) 268-3232.

 

Donate to Our Local Food Bank

HCFB_logo hunter green (1)With the holidays upon us, let us all think about the many families in our area who do not have enough to eat. Pay it forward and consider making a donation to the Hays County Food Bank.

The HCFB accepts a wide variety of healthy, nonperishable food items including boxed, bagged, and canned food. All donated food items must be unopened and have an intact label. Canned or boxed foods that are beyond the expiration date may be accepted. Baby food, formula, and adult nutrition drinks like Ensure cannot be accepted once they are out of date. We also accept fresh produce from local farms or gardens.

 

Most needed items:

  • Canned fruits and vegetables
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Rice and beans (preferably in 1-pound bags)
  • Pasta and pasta sauce
  • Peanut butter and jelly
  • Soups

Learn more about where to donate at haysfoodbank.org

 

EVO Entertainment Films | Lanes | Games

EVOA brand new entertainment center is coming to Kyle! EVO Entertainment is set to open on November 21st. It is located at Kyle Crossing just West of IH 35 (Behind the Shell/Schlotzkys).

According to their website, “EVO™ is a 70,000 square foot Next Generation Hybrid Entertainment Center. When complete, this evolutionary facilty will include an 11 screen movie theatre featuring a state-of-the-art viewing environment with wall-to-wall screens, crisp, clear digital projection, and enhanced digital surround sound in all auditoriums. Our movie-going guests will also have the opportunity to experience our innovative EVX | Enhanced Visual Experience auditorium. This is a large format, premium viewing experience featuring a bigger, and “badder” 60ft screen, enhanced Dolby Atmos 3D Sound which delivers a powerful and dramatic new cinema-sound listening experience, as well as more comfortable, and luxurious seating.

EVO will also house a 14 lane bowling center, equipped with the latest in Brunswick bowling technologies, a 3,000 sq ft, “casino style” arcade floor showcasing the industries latest and greatest video and redemption arcades, as well as a full scale restaurant and bar. Simply put, EVO is the evolution of entertainment.”

 

 

UpcomingEvents

 

4th Annual Dia De Los Muertos Mariachi Extravaganza Presented by Hays CISD
Saturday, November 1, 2014 10 am – 5 pm
Gregg Clarke Park – 1300 Center Park Rd Kyle

141027 mariachi flyerThis fundraising event will host a BBQ Chicken Plate, Silent Auction, Mariachi Music, Ballet Folklorico and more. This is a true celebration of our culture and community. There are over 340 mariachi student performers comprised of Lehman High Schools Los Lobos, Azul y Plata & Mariachi de Lehman, Wallace Middle School Mariachi, Simon Middle School Mariachi and Chapa Middle School Mariachi Juvenil de Armando Chapa. Special Guests include Texas State Salsa de Rio, Texas State University Mariachi, Ballet Folklorico by the Ruiz Dance Studio & Company and more adding every day!

 

Join local school and non-profit vendors as they showcase and sell Dia De Los Muertos art, host crafts for kids and carnival games! Come out for the food…come out for the music…come out and celebrate your community and culture! While you are there….check out our local vendors and get a jump start on your holiday shopping! Money raised by this event will benefit the non-profit organizations including the Hays CISD Mariachi’s!

Finding Their Way Home: Expressions of Military Service and the Journey Back
Sunday, November 9, 2014 1 pm
Hays CISD Performing Arts Center – 979 Kohlers Crossing

FREE ADMISSION This is a special event to bring together area veterans and the community through an afternoon of song, poetry, prose, and art that convey stories and emotions forged from military service. The tone of the program is driven to impact people, calling attention to the unselfish and honorable men and women who have served this great country and connect those veterans to their community. Please join us for what promises to be a rewarding experience for all! Questions? Want to participate? Want to Sponsor the event? Contact: Steve Pulis, 512-569-2615 or wayhome1@amvets115.org

 

Annual Veteran’s Day Dinner & 40’s Swing Band Hangar Dance
November 9th, 2013 Centex Hangar at the San Marcos, Texas Airport
Dinner at 6-7:30pm, Dancing at 7:30-11pm Bucket Raffle / Dance Contest

The Sentimental Journey Orchestra playing 40’s Big Band Swing music $45/person – BYOB – Beer and Setups Available (no ice chests allowed)

For Information contact: Centex Wing Hangar at 512-396-1943 Website: www.cafcentex.com For more information & tickets call: Alison Ender (512) 396-0765 aender@centurylink.net

 

 

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Chip & Treat – Pet Microchip Event

We’d like to extend a very special thank you to Angela McGrady and Tracy Poudrier for organizing the microchip event. And we also appreciate Denise Alvarez for helping at the event! Thanks to these ladies, 20 fur-babies (18 dogs and 2 cats) now have microchips and will be able to find their owners should they ever be separated. And of course, a HUGE thank you to PAWS for coming out to our neighborhood to keep our pals safe. We’d like to do this again in the Spring, so keep an eye on our newsletter and website. You can also stop by PAWS at anytime to have your pet microchipped for $15.

Marquees

Have you noticed our new marquees at each entrance? Thank you to Larry Simone for helping us come up with a design and to our Communication Committee for keeping the signs up to date. We hope to see more community participation now that everyone can see all the great things happening in our neighborhood!

 

 

Committee Updates

 

 

CORE Committee Meeting
Thursday, November 20, 2014
7:00 PM – Park Pavilion

The Core Committee meeting is the best place for all committee chairs to work together to plan future events and share information.

The time and location of the November Board meeting has yet to be determined. Please check back here for an updated time and location. You can also subscribe to e-mail updates on the right of this page and you will be e-mailed when a date is set.

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HOA Property Inspection

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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Call for Resident Board Member Nominations

KB has expressed a serious interest in the neighborhood taking over the Board completely by next year’s annual meeting. We hope to be transitioning 2 of the KB board members prior to next year’s annual meeting. These 2 members will be up for election as well as the final member at the 2015 annual Meeting. As was the 2 resident board members elected at the 2014 annual meeting, the terms will be 3 year terms. Responsibilities will include attendance of monthly Board of Director Meetings, interaction with the property manager as needed, and architectural approvals. If interested, please contact Jim Smitherman by phone at 512/502-2114 or via e-mail at jim.smitherman@goodwintx.com for a nomination form.

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Welcome Committee – Packet Delivery
Monday, November 10, 2014

Our next quarterly meeting will be January 4, 2015. We are looking for volunteers to help stuff envelopes, deliver packets to new neighbors, and we are always accepting donations from local business owners to include in these packets. If you are interested in joining, attend our meeting or contact us at waterleafwelcomecommittee@gmail.com

Thank you,

Jana Wybo, Tricia Swietek, and Natalie Freeman

 

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Neighborhood Watch
Monday, November 3, 2014
7:00 PM – Park Pavilion

Thank you Waterleaf Neighbors for making National Night Out a huge success! This was by far the biggest turn out for the event to date! We’d like to also thank Kyle Police Department, Kyle Fire Department, Mayor Todd Webster, Safety & Emergency Services Committee Member Damon Fogley, among others for visiting with us. Many ideas and concerns of both the neighborhood and City of Kyle were shared.

Thank you Lolita Doll with Re-Max (512) 415-9317, for donating the children’s bouncy house, this was a hit all night long! The kids also enjoyed the games! The candy jar “Guess the Pumpkins” game had 393 candy pieces inside. Winning guess goes to Roxanne Zuniga with 375.

Congratulations to our three participants for the dessert contest, all winners! 1st place – Alicia Torres with a black berry banana cream pie, 2nd place – (help us out here, we did not get her name!) with a coconut topped cream pie and 3rd place – Elise Loomis with white chocolate cranberry cookies. All three received a gift certificate.

Please join us Monday, November 3 at 7pm. We will be discussing neighborhood concerns and conducting a Patrolling 101 session led by Bill Sinor, who has joined on as Committee Chair with the group.

Have a safe and wonderful November, keep an eye out for each other and the neighborhood, especially with the holiday season approaching. Remember KPD wants to hear from us, report all suspicious and illegal activity seen to them. The more communication and calls we have to them the greater presence they will have here in the neighborhood. As always in an emergency dial 911, for non-emergency issues (512) 268-3232

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Neighborhood Watch at Waterleafneighborhoodwatch@gmail.com

Michele Hinojosa, Jason Lolley, Jeff Swietek, Bill Sinor

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Social Committee
Saturday, November 8, 2014
3:00 PM – Park Pavilion

We are excited to announce that our Social Committee is up and running again, with new energetic leadership! We are planning numerous events for the coming year. We will be putting together all types of events for families, children, and adults alike. Here’s a brief preview of what’s to come:

1. Christmas Party followed by a Caroling Parade
2. BBQ Cook-off, including a 5K & 1K Run with Vendors
3. Fall Festival, including vendors and lots of events
4. Game nights

These are just a few of the exciting and fun events to come!

So, come get involved with the planning of our community events and have fun doing it! Do as little or as much as you want to help. We want to make this a fun-filled neighbordhood that everyone desires to live in.

Our first committee meeting will be on Saturday, November 8 at 3:00 pm at the Park Pavilion. We will also host our first adult social event and PAWS community drive on that Saturday.

If you have an idea and can’t come to our meeting, please send it to us at waterleafsocial@gmail.com

Wine & Beer Social Tasting Under the Stars
Saturday, November 8, 2014
7:00 PM – Waterleaf Pool

Wine Beer Social Tasting

Come join us under the stars by the pool for our first Wine & Beer Social Tasting. We ask that you bring a couple bottles of wine or beers to share at the social tasting. You never know, you might find a new favorite from the tastings! If you don’t drink, bring a non-alcoholic wine or beer to share. Light music, cheese, and crackers will be provided. If you have a favorite dip, feel free to bring it.

If it is raining, don’t worry, the event will be moved into the Pavilion. It will be your chance to see how we are going to “modify” the pavilion to accommodate future social events in the rain and during cold weather.

Come share in the festivities, meet your neighbors, and maybe make a new friend!

Please Note: This event is for adults only.

 

PAWS Community Drive for our 4-legged Pals
Saturday, November 8, 2014
7:00 PM – Park Pavilion

PAWS Drive

 

We are taking a collection to benefit PAWS Shelter of Central Texas here in Kyle. PAWS Shelter of Central Texas is a 501(C)3 non-profit, “No-Kill” facility. Please bring us any old blankets, dog and/or cat food, or any items that you wish to donate. We are kicking off the drive on the 8th and ask you to bring your donations to the park. If you are unable to make that time, you can donate until Nov. 15th! Donations should be dropped off at 131 Sheep Trail.

Here is a list of items, from the PAWS website, that are the most needed:

  • Dry kitten and adult dog food (the first ingredient must be meat. Some preferred brands: Purina One, Pro-Plan, Wellness, Evolve)
  • Cat Litter
  • Kongs, Balls, Durable Toys, Puzzle Toys
  • Cat and Dog Carriers
  • Cat Toys
  • Kuranda Beds
  • Heartworm and Flea Prevention
  • Blankets, Towels, Bath Mats
  • Martingale Collars and 6 ft leashes
  • Scratching Posts
  • Poop Bags
  • Gift Cards to Pet Supply Stores

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Contribute

If you have any information you would like to share with neighbors, or if you’d like to write an article, please contact us! All newsletter submissions are due no later than the 17th of each month. Submit your article to Waterleafnewsletter@gmail.com

 

Advertise With Us

Pricing is $50.00 for half page, $25.00 for quarter page and $15.00 for business card size, to be run one time. You can email the ad and drop off or mail a check made payable to Goodwin Management, Inc. to 11149 Research #100 Austin, TX 78759 (Please note on the memo line of the check – “Waterleaf Newsletter Ad”.)

The price is for a one-time run to about 700 homes. The newsletter should reach homes the first week of eachmonth. Please submit your ad by the 10th of the month. If you have any questions or to submit an ad contact us at Waterleafnewsletter@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

September 2014 Newsletter

For the PDF Version, download here: Community Newsletter September 2014

To All of Our Neighbors, 

Congratulations to some of the parents in the neighborhood. You made it through another summer and the kiddos are back in school. However, that also means getting getting them to their after-school practice, providing dinner, and assuring that their homework is completed, all before bedtime.. And the kids think they have it rough.

The HOA is also undergoing changes. We will be replacing one KB Board of Directors member with another KB employee. We look forward to working with Gerry Poe who replaced Laurie Laura at the August Board of Directors meeting. Yes, you read correctly, the Board of Directors were finally able to meet on August 21. We also look forward to replacing another KB member with a third resident member by the end of the year, or sooner if possible. Please go to the waterleaffalls.com website for meeting minutes which will be posted after the September Board meeting and other updates.

Tracy went on a ride-along with the property inspector to understand the procedure better. After review, we will be discussing the lawn violations procedure with the management company. However, unfortunately, there were still quite a few residents whose trashcans were out in front and could be seen from the street as well as BBQ grills, trailers and other unsightly things. These will continue to get violation letters and fines if the infractions are not corrected prior to inspections. Please note the schedule in the calendar to the left. Our goal is that no letters need to be sent out. If you have a concern about a violation, please contact Jim Smitherman and he will rectify, if possible.

Have a wonderful Labor Day and remember the pool season ends at the end of September.

Tracy Scheel and David Vail

 

 

Community Calendar

1      TRASH AND RECYCLE

3      HOA INSPECTION

8      TRASH AND COMPOST

10     WELCOME COMMITTEE PACKET DELIVERY MEET AT 6:30 PM – 220 MISTLETOE LN

11     CORE COMMITTEE MEETING 7:00 PM – PARK PAVILION

15     TRASH AND RECYCLE

17     HOA INSPECTION

18     BOARD MEETING TIME & LOCATION TBD

22     TRASH AND COMPOST

28     POOL CLOSES FOR SEASON

29     TRASH AND RECYCLE

 

Pool Hours for September

Pool Hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 5 am – 9 pm

Lifeguards Saturday and Sunday: 12pm to 9 pm

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POOL CLOSES FOR THE SEASON:
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 28

 

 

The pool committee would also like to thank Larry Simone for all of his work in fixing the large tables and the side tables. Thank you!

 

 

Waterleaf Chip & Treat

Pet Microchip Event
Saturday, October 18th
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your pet to get a microchip, provided by PAWS, for $15.

Treats will be provided for your pets and a vendor who can provide custom personalized collars with identification will be on hand.

Dress up your four-legged pal and join us at the Waterleaf Park Pavilion!

Microchips will be placed by appointment only! To set up an appointment or to volunteer to help with this event, please send an e-mail to waterleafpets@gmail.com

WLF Chip N Treat

 

 

Microchip Facts

Info From paws.org

Every two seconds a family companion is lost. Tragically many never make it back home because they lack identification. A microchip along with a collar and identification tag is the BEST ways to ensure you and your companion will be quickly reunited.

In today’s society we treat our companion animals as beloved members of the family. While we try to do everything to ensure their safety, unforeseen events like a broken fence, open window or damage resulting from a storm or earthquake, may result in our companion becoming lost.

Why microchip if they already wear a collar and tag?

Simply because collars can fall off or break, tags can be lost or wear off so they are illegible. A combination of a microchip, properly fitting collar and current identification tag, and keeping your companion properly confined, are the best insurance policies you can provide to keep your animal friend safe.

What is a microchip and how does it work?

• A microchip is a non-removable form of identification.

• About the size of a grain of rice, a microchip contains a personal identification number that stays with your companion animal forever.

• A microchip is inserted under the skin of your companion with an injection and it is a safe and easy procedure.

• When a lost animal is found, it can be taken to a local animal shelter, veterinary office, or animal control agency and examined with a hand-held scanner that reads a code specific to your animal.

• Every animal with a microchip should be registered so that the 24-hour telephone hot-line can provide the finder with information necessary to help reunite you and your companion quickly. Ask about this when adopting.

Hopefully your companion will never need this protection, but microchip identification can help provide INSURANCE that you and your companion animal will be reunited after an accidental separation.

 

Committee Updates

 

CORE COMMITTEE MEETING

Thursday, September 11, 2014
7:00 pm – Park Pavilion

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Monthly Board Meeting

Thursday, September 18, 2014 
Time and Location TBD

The time and location for this month’s board meeting is yet to be determined. Please check back to this website for updates. Sign-up for e-mail updates to receive an update directly to your inbox as soon as it is available.

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HOA Property Inspection

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
&
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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Call for Resident Board Member Nominations

KB has expressed a serious interest in the neighborhood taking over the Board completely by next year’s annual meeting. We hope to be transitioning 2 of the KB board members prior to next year’s annual meeting. These 2 members will be up for election as well as the final member at the 2015 annual Meeting. As was the 2 resident board members elected at the 2014 annual meeting, the terms will be 3 year terms. Responsibilities will include attendance of monthly Board of Director Meetings, interaction with the property manager as needed, and architectural approvals. If interested, please contact Jim Smitherman by phone at 512/502-2114 or via e-mail at jim.smitherman@goodwintx.com for a nomination form.

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Welcome Committee

Welcome Packet Delivery

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Meet at 220 Mistletoe Lane at 6:30 pm

Join us as we deliver Welcome Packets to our new neighbors! This is a great way to volunteer in your community and meet new people. Our next meeting will be on October 5, 2014 at 6:30 pm in the Waterleaf Park Pavilion.

The Welcome Committee would like to thank the following businesses in Kyle who have donated items, coupons, and flyers for our Welcome Packets: Texas State Optical, Dickies, Sustainacycle – Sustainable Living Center of Kyle, Kyle Vision, Rustic Angel, Super Cuts, Kyle Flea Market, UPS Store, Firehouse Subs, Great Clips, KM Hair Design, KB Homes, Wings to Go, Go2Danz, Hands on Healing, Chamber of Kyle and Therapeutic Message Thank you Jana Wybo and Tricia Swietek

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Volunteers Needed

Would you like to be more involved in your community? All of our committees are entirely run by volunteers and are always looking for dedicated individuals to help coordinate events and keep our HOA running smoothly.

Our Social Committee is currently in need of a Committee Chair and Committee Members. Social is responsible for organizing community events like the Semi-Annual Garage Sale, Halloween event, Winter Party, and much more. If you love to plan events, we need you! Please email waterleafboard@gmail.com if you are interested in volunteering.

All of our committees along with committee chairs and contact e-mails are listed on the front page of the newsletter. Simply e-mail the chairs or attend a meeting if you would like to get more involved. You can also submit a web contact form.

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YardofMonth

Congratulations to September’s Yard of the Month:

385 New Country!

October’s Yard of the Month will be for the best Halloween decorations, so let’s see what you ghouls and goblins can create!

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Subscribe to Us

If you have not already done so, you can subscribe to receive e-mail updates from our website, simply by entering your email address in the box on the right hand side of the webpage. We will send you updates to be reminded of upcoming meetings and events. This is also the official method of communication for the board, so updates regarding improvements or other issues will be posted here. You will not be flooded with e-mails or spammed from the website.

Contribute

If you have any information you would like to share with neighbors, or if you’d like to write an article, please contact us! All newsletter submissions are due no later than the 17th of each month. Submit your article to Waterleafnewsletter@gmail.com

 

Advertise With Us

Pricing is $50.00 for half page, $25.00 for quarter page and $15.00 for business card size, to be run one time. You can email the ad and drop off or mail a check made payable to Goodwin Management, Inc. to 11149 Research #100 Austin, TX 78759 (Please note on the memo line of the check – “Waterleaf Newsletter Ad”.)

The price is for a one-time run to about 700 homes. The newsletter should reach homes the first week of eachmonth. Please submit your ad by the 10th of the month. If you have any questions or to submit an ad contact us at Waterleafnewsletter@gmail.com

 

Reminder: New Pool Key Cards Being Issued

IMPORTANT NOTICE! NEW POOL KEY ACCESS CARDS ARE BEING ISSUED

As of October 18th ALL current pool access key cards have been deactivated.

Come out to the park pavilion get your new Pool Access Key Card

Saturday, November 16 
11 am – 2 pm

Installation of the new pool gate security system has finally begun, which means new cards must be issued. This is the second scheduled date for homeowners to come out and pick up a new key card right here in the neighborhood.

Click here to request your pool key now!

Click here to request your pool key now!

If you are unable to attend, you can also request your pool key online by clicking on the photo to the left.

Please contact the Pool Committee if you have any questions at waterleafpool.pavilion@gmail.com

 

Notice: Update on Lighting Project

Dear Waterleaf Falls Residents,

I would like to bring you all up to speed on the new lighting project occurring in the HOA park and pool area.

After having received multiple concerns and complaints regarding criminal behavior at the park and pool areas, your HOA Board voted to install additional lighting to help curb these incidents. This decision was made after reviewing several bids from different companies, as well as comparing the costs of installing lighting to the cost and efficacy of installing only new surveillance cameras without additional lighting, and the best, most cost-efficient choice was then made.

The work began to install this lighting two weeks ago, and some of it is completed,  while more work is still to be done. Once finished, the goal is that with appropriate lighting in place, vandals and other criminals will be deterred from using the park and pool for their activities.  Some of the lights (like the ones directed at the newly renovated basketball court) will be on a timer to switch off at the park curfew, while most will remain on all night to curb criminal activity and assist Kyle PD in their patrols.

If there are any questions regarding this project,  or other concerns you would like addressed, please contact your Board at waterleafboard@gmail.com. We are also holding the September Board meeting in the neighborhood at 6:30 pm on the third Thursday of the month (September 19th) at the pavilion,  if you would like to address the Board in person. Hope to see you there!

Thanks and God Bless!
Abbye Crandall
Resident Board Member

Notice: Payphone at Pool Inoperable

Attention Residents,

The telephone at the pool (payphone) is not working at this time. We have already contacted Jim from Goodwin to get this issue resolved as soon as possible. This phone is NOT currently able to dial 9-1-1. Please make sure you bring a cell phone with you to the pool in the event you should need emergency services. We will notify you via the website when the phone is back up.

God Bless

Eric Bauer
Waterleaf
Resident Board Member