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WCIA Board of Directors: Chad Vowell, Richard Fisher, Steve Zunker & Ricardo Gomez Windsong Clubhouse Manager: Keri Rosen Windsong Community Events Coordinator: Wendi Perez Windsong Swim Team: Board of Directors HCMUD #183 Board of Directors: Jeff Zarse, Rudy Alvarado, Brenda McCullah, Dody Bradford & Jerry Langley Cypress Creek Pest Control: Suzanne Ivey Monarch Landscape Management - Cristal Lozano Harris County Sheriff’s Department: Deputy Mike Allbritton Houston Recreation Management: Bill Cholewin Krenek Printing Company Royal Disposal: David Hanna SCS Management Services, Inc.: Nancy Callaway, Judy Norton, Felita Henderson, Chris Sharp & Sharon Griffin Simach Law Firm, PC: Tamara Simich Willis of Texas, Inc.: Mark Conner
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SHOPPING IN STORES • Do not buy more than you can carry. Plan ahead by taking a friend with you or ask a store employee to help you carry your packages to the car. • Save all receipts. Print and save all confirmations from your online purchases. Start a file folder to keep all receipts together and to help you verify credit card or bank statements as they come in. • Consider alternate options to pay for your merchandise, such as one time or multiuse disposable credit cards or money orders, at online stores and auction sites. • Wait until asked before taking out your credit card or checkbook. An enterprising thief would love to shoulder surf to get your account information. • Tell a security guard or store employee if you see an unattended bag or package. The same applies if you are using mass transit. WALKING TO AND FROM YOUR CAR • Deter pickpockets. Carry your purse close to your body or your wallet inside a coat or front trouser pocket. • Have your keys in hand when approaching your vehicle. Check the back seat and around the care before getting in. • Do not leave packages visible in your car windows. Lock them in the trunk or, if possible, take them directly home. SHOPPING WITH SMALL CHILDREN • If you are shopping with small children, make a plan in case you are separated from each other. Select a meeting place. • Teach them to know they can ask mall personnel or store security employees if they need help. SHOPPING ONLINE • Before surfing the Internet, secure your personal computers by updating your security software. Everyone’s computer should have anti-virus, anti-spyware and anti-spam software, as well as a good firewall installed.
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WINDSONG COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION OCTOBER MINUTE BRIEFS
CALL TO ORDER: The October meeting of the Board of Directors of the Windsong CIA was held on October 24, 2013. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM. Present were Board Members: Chad Vowell, Richard Fisher, Steve Zunker and Rick Gomez. Also present were Wendi Perez, Community Events Coordinator; Thomas Matlock, resident and Nancy Callaway, SCS Management Services, Inc. MINUTES: The Board approved the minutes of the Board of Directors meeting held on October 1, 2013. 2014 PRELIMINARY BUDGET PREPARATION: Mrs. Callaway advised that revisions to the budget will be made and emailed to the Board. The Board agreed to hold a meeting on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 to finalize the budget and address any unfinished business from the agenda due to time constraints. Windsong
COMMITTEE REPORTS: CLUBHOUSE The Board reviewed the written report presented by Keri Rosen, Clubhouse Manager. • Mrs. Callaway advised that the Rules and Regulations governing the rental and use of the Windsong Community Center are being reviewed for any revisions that might be deemed necessary. COMMUNITY EVENTS Wendi Perez, Community Events Coordinator, presented her report. She also requested the purchase of equipment to be used for events and agreed to submit a listing to SCS for consideration of the Board. GROUNDS & PARKS Director Zunker addressed the following items: • Monarch Landscape is currently completing the landscape enhancements at Windsong Trails. • The new benches and tables have been purchased and will be installed by Monarch Landscape at the Holly Forest Recreation Area. The Board agreed to have Monarch Landscape dispose of the old benches and tables. • MCS completed the installation of the new top cap on the fence at the Holly Forest Recreation Area. MUD #183/SHERIFF REPORT The activity report for the month of September 2013 was presented in written form for the Board’s review. POOL Director Zunker advised that he recently reported the fill valve to the baby pool needs to be replaced, the valve in the pump room to both fill valves is leaking and the pump is leaking inside the pump room. SCS forwarded pictures to Houston Recreation to investigate and complete repairs. The repairs are pending. YARD OF THE MONTH The October Yard of the Month was awarded to Dennis and Cynthia Murphy, 5503 Clintridge Drive.
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MANAGEMENT REPORTS: MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIALS The reports were presented in written form for review and consideration of the Board. ACTION ITEM LIST The Board addressed the disposition of the Action Item List. COMMON AREA MAINTENANCE The CAMI Report dated October 11, 2013 was presented in written form and reviewed by the Board. The Board requested that MCS install the new volleyball net. ACTION TAKEN OUTSIDE THE MEETING: The Board ratified the interim votes of the Board for the following: • Xtreme Maid Service - To accept the proposal for a first time cleaning of the clubhouse at a cost of $300 plus tax and a weekly cleaning of the clubhouse thereafter at a cost of $70 plus tax. • Maintenance and Community Services - To accept the proposal for installation of the fence top cap at the Holly Forest Recreation Area at a cost of $1,697. OLD BUSINESS: Xtreme Maid Service Contract - The Board reviewed and approved the contract for weekly clubhouse cleaning at a cost of $70 plus tax. NEW BUSINESS: 2014 POOL MANAGEMENT CONTRACT PROPOSALS: • The Board reviewed all proposals. The proposal from Texas December 2013
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MINUTES: The Board approved the minutes of the Board of Directors meeting held on October 24, 2013. UNFINISHED BUSINESS: 2014 AGREEMENTS The Board reviewed the Clubhouse Management Service Agreement, the Community Center Rules and Regulations, the community Events Coordinator Agreement, the Windsong Swim Team Agreement and the Windsong Place Agreement Use Agreement. Revisions were addressed. BOARD MEMBER CODE OF ETHICS The majority of the Board agreed to review the Board Member Code of Ethics in detail prior to executing the document. DECEMBER BOARD MEETING Due to the Christmas Holiday, the Board agreed to reschedule the December Board Meeting to Friday, December 6, 2013. NEW BUSINESS: MONARCH LANDSCAPE ESTIMATES • The Board reviewed and approved estimate #910 for the installation of Kiddie Kushion Mulch for both playground areas at a cost of $8,151.26. • The Board reviewed and approved estimate #2070 for irrigation enhancements for all entrance esplanades at a cost of $2,061.36. . WINDSONG PLACE AGREEMENT FOR MUTUAL USE OF POOL RECREATION FACILITY The Board reviewed clause #2 of the use agreement referencing the annual fee to Windsong Place CAI members to use the Windsong
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WCIA OPEN BOARD MEETING RULES POLICY The Board of Directors, as well as all attendees, of open WCIA Board Meetings will be expected to abide by the following rules: 1. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss Association issues. 2. Cell phones are to be turned off or set to vibrate. 3. Abide by one person/conversation at a time. The meeting will be suspended until control is regained. 4. Threatening remarks and/or action will be cause for immediate adjournment. 5. Matters exceeding the allotted time will be tabled and addressed in post adjournment or the next Board Meeting. 6. No video or audio recording of the meeting is permitted.
ADJOURNMENT: The meeting adjourned at 9:25 PM. ACCOUNTINGACCOUNTING SUMMARY: SUMMARY (For MonthFORM Ending October 31, ENDING 2013) FOR MONTH
OCTOBER 31, 2013
2013 Budget: 2013 Assessment Rate: Income $414,055.00 1134 @ $350.00 = $396,900.00 Expenses: $424,799.00 Increase/Decrease ($ 10,744.00) Current Year Assessment Income: Total Billed: $ 396,900.00 Year-To-Date Collected: $ 374,273.88 Total Income: Year-End Budgeted: $ 414,055.00 Year-To-Date Collected: $ 415,430.32 Expenses: Year-End Budgeted: $ 424,799.00 Year-To-Date Incurred: $ 328,177.91
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2013 ANNUAL ASSESSMENT COLLECTION POLICY
*The Board of Directors has adopted the following collection policy for 2013: FIRST NOTICE: November DELINQUENT NOTICE: February CERTIFIED MANAGER DEMAND & NOTICE OF HEARING: March ATTORNEY DEMAND: May LIEN NOTICE: June ATTORNEY LAWSUIT: As processed FORECLOSURE As processed December 2013
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The 2014 annual assessment was invoiced in the month of November. If you do not receive an invoice by December 1, 2013, please call SCS at 281-463-1777.
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The assessment is due on January 1, 2014. A late penalty of 10% is charged to delinquent accounts effective February 1, 2014. Payments go directly to a lockbox at our bank. SCS interfaces daily, via computer, with the bank to record payments. This guarantees maximum efficiency when posting your payment. Please mail your payment to the bank’s address on the remittance stub at the bottom of the statement. Should you need to communicate with SCS, please write them separately at 7170 Cherry Park Drive, Houston, Texas 77095. Our Association DID NOT require an assessment increase this year. The Board has prepared the 2014 proposed budget based on an assessment rate of $350. Our assessments provide a multitude of services such as pool, tennis courts, playgrounds and clubhouse maintenance; management and deed restriction enforcement; grounds and irrigation maintenance for all common areas and entrances; legal; utilities (water & sewer, electricity, gas and telephone); street lights; community events; routine corporate expenses such as insurance and taxes; capital reserves and other miscellaneous services to the residents. All of these services are provided to you at a cost of only $29.17 per month. The Association has a collection policy to ensure everyone pays equally and promptly, keeping costs down for all. The Board has adopted an aggressive collection schedule for delinquent accounts. Our Declarations and the Texas Property Code provide for these actions and charge the cost to the property. We know you will agree that Windsong is a wonderful place to live. Please help your Board of Directors meet the budgetary needs of the Association by paying your assessment in a timely manner. Thank you for your support.
DEED RESTRICTIONS AND ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW Reminder: Please submit an Architectural Review application prior to commencing any exterior changes to your property. An application is included in the “Windsong Whistler” for your convenience. Windsong
DEED RESTRICTION/HOME IMPROVEMENT
SCS Management Services is contracted to enforce our deed restriction guidelines in an effort to continuously improve our community and keep property values up. We would like to ask everyone to refer to their deed restrictions on issues that might pertain to our community. Citing (if applicable to your guidelines) could result from one or more of the following: 1) Garage door paint should match your house or trim. 2) Houses/garages should be clean of dirt and mildew. 3) House, garage and trim in need of repainting (i.e. - fading, peeling or poor quality of paint). 4) Trim boards, garage doors, shutters or gutters in need of repair. 5) Oil stains in the driveway or street. 6) Flower beds, shrubs or trees that need weeding or pruning. 7) Yard Decorations should be repaired/maintained as needed. Compliance with our community guidelines is greatly appreciated.
DEED RESTRICTION VIOLATIONS
On inspection of the community in October, the following violations were logged: Architectural Control 1 Clean-Up 102 Lawns 72 Repairs 43 Vehicles 34 Miscellaneous 10 TOTAL 262 Violations cleared 184 The purpose of the inspections is to bring about an improvement in the appearance of our community. Letâ€™s all make an effort to reduce the number of violations each month. We want our community to look good and to maintain our property values. It is up to each of us individually to accomplish this.
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FLAGS AND FLAPOLES ARCHITECTURAL GUIDELINES FLAGS: This policy is only for the display of the flag of the United States of America; the flag of the State of Texas; and an official or replica flag of any branch of the United States Armed Forces on any property. No disrespect should be shown to the flag of the United States of America. Flags shall be no larger than 3 feet by 5 feet. FLAGPOLES: No more than one building or pole-mounted flagpole not to exceed 20 feet in height will be permitted on any property. Any flagpole attached to a dwelling or a freestanding flagpole must be constructed of permanent, long-lasting materials, with a finish appropriate to the materials used in the construction of the flagpole and
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Please be aware that if you have a basketball goal in street view it must be maintained at all times. Basketball goals are permitted subject to the prior approval of the ACC and the following: * A net shall be maintained on the rim at all times. The net shall be replaced in the event that it becomes frayed or torn. * A rim shall be affixed to the backboard at all times. The rim shall be repaired or, if necessary, replaced in the event that it becomes broken or bent. * The backboard shall be repainted, repaired or replaced in the event that the surface of the backboard becomes chipped or cracked or the backboard becomes warped or unaligned. The backboard shall also be kept clean of mildew or mold. * Basketball goals that are visible from the street shall be attached to the front of the garage or freestanding. * In no event shall a basketball goal be placed at any curb either temporarily or permanently. * The pole and all mounting supports must be maintained in an attractive condition. The pole shall be removed if the basketball goal is no longer functional.
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The Harris County Municipal Utility District #183 has a contract through Harris County for one Deputy from the Sheriff’s Department to patrol the District. The MUD has also hired five part-time off duty police officers to patrol the District as needed. Their jobs are to watch out for suspicious persons and/or activities and report any incidents to the Sheriff’s Department for further action. The Deputy Sheriff and the part-time off duty police officers patrol the Windsong and Windsong Place communities as well as any commercial properties within the District. Windsong
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1. First things first…an Architectural Control Application needs to be completed and submitted to Windsong CIA c/o SCS management Services before any work is started. 2. Include samples of paint, shingles, etc. with the application. 3. Once submitted, SCS Management Services will forward the application to the Architectural Control Committee for review. 4. Wait for a written approval from the ACC before beginning any work.
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Everyone can “look the other way” and tolerate a vehicle parked temporarily for a visitor. We are referring to vehicles parked overnight, day after day. Please try to think of others and be a good neighbor. Don’t block your neighbor’s ability to enter and exit his driveway safely or block his/or her mailbox. We know that the homes in Windsong have two car garages. If you have multiple vehicles, please try to park them in the driveway and/or the garage overnight and whenever possible. Your neighbors will thank you!
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The Board of Directors and the Architectural Control Committee are concerned that residents are completing projects without prior approval. Did you know that if you complete any project that does not meet architectural guidelines you are in violation of the deed restrictions? The Association has the right to take action to enforce the deed restrictions and request the removal or modification of your improvement. We want you to know before hand so that you do not spend money on improvements that may not be approved. Remember, that the deed restrictions and the architectural guidelines are in place to protect neighborhood harmony and maintain everyone’s property values.
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The WCIA provides many opportunities for the residents to obtain approval for exterior painting prior to commencing the work. Each new resident is mailed a New Resident Welcome Packet that contains among other things a copy of the Architectural Guidelines that is recorded in the real property records of Harris County. Article VIII of this document tells you the guidelines for painting and the locations for you to view the approved color chart (SCS Management Services, 7170 Cherry Park Drive, Houston, TX 77095 and SherwinWilliams, 5814 Highway 6 North, Houston, TX 77084). An Architectural Review application is also included in your packet. If you misplace your application or need another one, you can access www.scsmgmt.com, click on forms to print one. You can also contact SCS at 281-463-1777 or stop by our office to request one.
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WINDSONG CIA RESIDENT DEED RESTRICTION COMPLAINT FORM The Board of Directors receives resident complaint forms on a monthly basis. We thank those who take the time to send them. The forms are reviewed at the monthly Board meetings and then referred to SCS Management Services to process. SCS verifies the report during their next drive-by deed restriction patrol of the community. Many times we receive complaints such as disturbing the peace, animal smells coming from a house or yard, barking dogs, neighbor to neighbor disputes, etc. We want to let you know that the association cannot enforce these types of reports. Violation: _____________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________
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WINDSONG RESIDENT SUGGESTION BOX
All residents are encouraged to submit suggestions or comments to the Board of Directors of Windsong CIA. Please complete this form and mail it to Windsong Resident Suggestion Box, 18150 Holly Forest Drive, Houston, Texas 77084. The Board welcomes your input. Your suggestions and comments will be reviewed for consideration of the Board. Name_________________________________________________ Address___________________________________________ Home Phone__________________________________________ SUGGESTIONS OR COMMENTS:
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WINDSONG COMMUNITY CENTER RENTAL
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The Windsong Community Center located at 18150 Holly Forest Drive is available for rental to residents of Windsong with the following criteria: 1. The annual assessment must be paid in full. 2. Residents must reserve the clubhouse with 15 business days ADVANCE notice of the event. 3. Reservations will be made on a first come first served basis. December 2013
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**ADDRESSES** Residents: Please be sure your home is properly identifiable with house number either on the house, curb or mailbox. In the event of an emergency (ambulance, fire or police), this will make it easily located.
STREET LIGHTS Street lights are an essential part of safety. If you notice a street light out within the Windsong community, please report it to the following number immediately. 713-207-2222, opt 1, opt 4 or www.centerpointenergy.com/outage Please make sure that you obtain the 6-digit light pole number and nearest address to the pole when reporting a light out. It is also important that you turn on your garage/driveway lights at night. Encourage your neighbors to do so also. Effective home lighting can be an effective deterrent to crime.
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Kittens and puppies are being dumped in Subdivisions and shopping strips. They will not find good homes. Most will be taken by the pound or shelter and those are overflowing with pets. They cannot help but have to euthanize some. You, as a responsible pet owner can be of great help by having your cat or dog spayed or neutered and not worry about finding homes for the offspring. You will have a healthier and happy pet.
Another and very important thing you can do is have a collar with some form of ID and your phone number on it. Pet stores have special ID’s for your pets. Many pet owners are now “chipping” the pets. If found and taken to a vet they can scan chip and find the owner. If your pet has a rabies tag, the vet has your name and #. The first thing I ask a caller is “does the pet have ID on it.” If it does, I will help contact the # on the ID and get the pet to it’s owner ASAP. Or, the owner can pick up their lost pet. Having an ID on a pet makes life easier for all. Marie Nugent - 281-859-1104
WINDSONG CIA VOLUNTEER SIGN-UP FORM
If you are interested in volunteering to help the Board or Committee Members, please fill out this form and return it to Windsong CIA, Volunteer Sign-Up, 18150 Holly Forest Drive, Houston, Texas 77084. We appreciated your help. ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______
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WINDSONG TEENAGE JOBSEEKERS
(Revised 8/13) If you are between 12 and 18 and would like to be added to the teenage job seeker’s list, please fill out the form in the newsletter with your name, age, birthdate (mon. & yr.), phone number, (one only) year you will graduate (or grade presently in) and the name of your subdivision. Check the list of jobs you want on your form. Email to email@example.com (preferred) or mail to Krenek Printing, 7102 Glen Chase Ct., Houston, TX 77095. Must have parent(s) permission. If your name was left off the list, it is because you did not return our call/email to update our records. You will have to resubmit your information to be put back on. DISCLAIMER Neither the subdivision, nor Krenek Printing is responsible for those listed on the Teenage Job Seeker List. Please ask for and check out references if you do not personally know those listed. This is just a list of teenagers from the subdivision who wish to find part time jobs. Responsibility for any work done by these teenagers is between those seeking helpers and the teens and their parents. CODE KEY: B - BABYSITTING, CPR - CPR CERT., FAC - FIRST AID CERT., RCC - RED CROSS CERT., SS - SAFE SITTER, SL - SWIM LESSONS, PP - PET/PLANT SITTER, P - PET CARE ONLY, H - HOUSE CARE, L - LAWN CARE, C- CAR CARE/DETAILING, T - TUTORING
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THOMAS A. GLAZIER SENIOR EDUCATION CENTER COMMISSIONER STEVE RADACK, HARRIS COUNTY PRECINCT THREE
The Thomas A. Glazier Senior Education Center is located at 16600 Pine Forest Lane, 77084; one block south of the intersection of Hwy. 6 and Clay Road. All classes/programs are FREE for Harris County residents aged 55+. Must register in person with photo ID in order to participate in the program and attend all future classes. You may register Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM. If you have questions, classes offered or need directions, please call us at 713-274-3250. If you are currently registered at Glazier - call us and ask about our new classes. You may register over the phone for any new classes. Volunteer Opportunities available, please call to speak to us about teaching your own class! DISCLAIMER: Articles and ads in this newsletter express the opinions of their authors and do not necessarily reflect to opinions of Krenek Printing Co. or its employees. Krenek Printing is not responsible for the accuracy of any facts stated in articles submitted by others. The publisher also assumes no responsibility for the advertising content with in this publication. All warranties and representations make in the advertising content are solely that of the advertiser and any such claims regarding its content should be taken up with the advertiser. The publisher assumes no liability with regard to its advertisers for misprints or failure to place advertising in this publication except for the actual cost of such advertising. Although every effort is taken to avoid mistakes and/or misprints in this publication the publisher assumes no responsibility for any errors of information or typographical mistakes, except as limited to the cost of advertising as stated above or in the case of misinformation, a printed retraction/correction. Under no circumstances shall the publisher be held liable for incidental or consequential damages, inconvenience, loss of business or services, or any other liabilities from failure to publish, or from failure to publish in a timely manner, except as limited to liabilities stated above. Published by: KRENEK PRINTING CO. 7102 Glen Chase Ct., Houston, TX. 77095 281-463-8649 news @krenekprinting.com
DECEMBER SCHEDULE - Must preregister in person for classes (or by phone if already registered and participating at center 713-274-3250). • December 1st-31st, Register for basic computer classes, 4-week Comprehensive Session, 2 days per week, curriculum provided, small computer labs, award winning program. • December 9th, Senior Boot Camp (Fitness is Ageless), 9-10 AM. • December 9th, Facebook Workshop, Hands-On, create your own Facebook page and learn privacy settings, 9-11:30 or 1-3:30 PM. • December 9th, Nutrition Class, Holiday Cooking in Glazier’s Kitchen, 1-2 PM. • December 10th, Excel II; this class is for graduates of Excel I, 9-11:30 AM. • December 10th, ipad Class, bring charged ipad. Class is taught in the new operating system iOS 7, 9-11:30 AM. • December 11th, spiraling motion, therapeutic, healing, exercise class for all levels, helps deal with pain, stress and anxiety, 9-10 AM. • December 11th, Word 2010, Space is limited. Prerequisite is Computers I, 9-11:30 AM. • December 11th, Learn to Play Mah Jongg, 1-3 PM. • December 12th, Senior Boot Camp (Fitness is Ageless), 9-10 AM. • December 12th, iPad small workshop, bring charged ipad, class taught in the new operating system iOS 7, 9-11:30 AM or 1-3:30 PM. • December 12th, Cooking in Glazier’s Kitchen with Judy! 1-3 PM. • December 13th, Classic Cinema presents 1945’s comedy Christmas in Connecticut with Barbara Stanwyck; Bring snacks or lunch for intermission, 11:30 AM. • December 16th, The Sons of the Republic of Texas presents The Battles of The Texas Revolution, 1-3 PM. • December 16th, Senior Boot Camp (Fitness is Ageless), 9-10 AM.
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PRESCHOOLS CORNERSTONE UMC PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION ANNOUNCEMENT Cornerstone United Methodist Church Preschool has been serving the Copperfield area since 1985. Cornerstone is a State Licensed facility operating five half days a week. We offer programs for children 18 months through five-year-old preschoolers. All children are welcome regardless of race, sex, religion or nationality. CUMC Preschool will be offering tours every Wednesday at 10:00 AM beginning January 22nd and continuing through February 12th. Join the Preschool directors in the sanctuary where they will answer questions and discuss our program (curriculum, activities, special events, schedules, etc.) with interested families in the community. Families that attend one of our tours can register before our open family registration. Come and find out how! Open family registration for those not attending a tour will be held on Thursday, February 13th at 11:00 AM in room 106. We are located in a new location at 18081 West Road behind CVS at Barker Cypress and West Road. For further information, please call 281-859-1612. December 2013
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PRINCE OF PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH GENESIS ACADEMY PRE-SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE The Genesis Academy Pre-School, a ministry of Prince of Peace Lutheran church, will be holding an open house on the following Saturdays, January 11, 2014 and January 18, 2014 from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM. Come and visit our preschool and see what we have to offer you and your child. If you enroll your child in January, registration will be 1/2 off. Our address is 16650 Longenbaugh Drive, Houston, TX 77095. For more information call 281-859-6200. The Genesis Academy web site is www.thegenesisacademy.com.
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BOY SCOUT TROOP 61
Young men between the ages of 11-18 are encouraged to visit Boy Scout Troop 61 at 7:00 PM Wednesday nights at Peace Community Church, 5151 Addicks Satsuma Road, Houston, Texas, 77084. They will get a hands-on experience of what Scouting has to offer and have the opportunity to visit with the Scouts and their adult leaders to learn more about the things the troop has done during meetings and activities. Scouting activities include camping, fishing, archery, rifle/ shotgun shooting, hiking, first aid, wilderness survival, community service, citizenship, swimming, leadership, whitewater rafting and much more. Troop 61 camps each month and has a group that goes to High Adventure Camp and to Merit Badge Camps each summer.
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Fischer Piano for sale. Excellent condition, $725. Email for picture and information at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 281-8599715. Furniture - dining room table/6 chairs, breakfast table/6 chairs,TV armoire, bookshelves. Household items - lamps, chair, framed prints. Need to sell. Make offer! 281-814-7436. Baby equipment. Fisher Price cradle swing, $65; Fisher Price portable swing, $45; Kolcraft bassinet, $50. All like new. Will sell all 3 for $150 total. Cash only. Pictures available. Call 281-463-4603. Lexington girl’s 4-piece bedroom suite w/queen mattress/boxsprings, $750; 4-piece wall unit bookcase, $700; Hunter-Douglas metal mini blinds, off-white, various sizes & prices; wrought iron patio table with four chairs, bakers rack and small side table, $75; small iron patio chiminea, $10; quinceanera/prom dress, pink, 2-piece sleeveless corset style top with Cinderella skirt, excellent condition, $100. Cash only. Can email photos. 281-856-7931. Beautiful Drexel Heritage dining room set. Includes table with extra leaf, 6 chairs (2 arm chairs) and a server cutlery drawer and shelves. It is in good condition and looks very nice. Priced at $350. If interested call 713-899-0408. Pool Table for Sale. 7’ Olhausen, mint condition, great christmas gift!! Recently upgraded to top of line green felt and balls, $800. Area Rug, 10 1/2’ x 7 1/2’, gold, red, black, and green accents, perfect for family, game, or dining room, $125. 2-piece Solid Wood Oak Entertainment Cabinet with enclosed shelving and storage, can support a 32” flat screen TV, $125. 281-856-8534.
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Moving sale must sell Nautilus NS300 Universal Home Gym with 200 lb. weight stack, $600; EFX 5.17i Precor Eliptical, $600; dumbbell set with rack & bench, $200; solid wood & glass entertainment center accommodates up to 60” TV, $350; also selling misc tools, lawn equipment, BBQ pit, furniture and more. Call 281-507-2893.
2008 black Grand Cherokee, 63K miles, good condition, $14,000. Call 281-463-1175 or email@example.com for photos. 2009 white Saturn Vue, 55K miles, good condition, $9,900. Call 281-463-1175 or firstname.lastname@example.org for photos. Motor Guide ET54 Trolling Motor and Minnkota 24LB Trolling Motors, never been used. Sell both for $350. Ken at 832-655-4746.
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Looking for a Christian lady that wants to take care and teach a sweet 11-year-old boy during the weekends. Saturday and Sunday mornings. e-mail at email@example.com. Caregiver/Certified Nursing Assistant: Our Care Senior Solutions is interviewing for full or part time Caregivers/CNA’s positions. Schedules will depend on client’s needs. Ideal candidates will have 2-3 years experience in caring for seniors. All applicants are subject to pre-employment drug screening and background checks. Resumes should be faxed to 832-850-7122 or apply online at www. ourcareseniorsolutions.com.
Looking for someone to manage my household and assist me with my 15-year-old son with special-need. Responsibilities: laundry, dishes, cleaning, meals, errands and personal assistance. Must be organized, detailed-oriented, energetic, good physical shape and excellent health, legal to work in the U. S., a non-smoker, own reliable transportation, speak fluent English, willing to withhold taxes and a non-criminal background. At least 20 to 35 hours per week, with potential for more including some weekends, overnights and evenings. Hours needed are late afternoon/early evenings most weekdays. Excellent pay with some benefits (bonus, sick and vacation). Reply to firstname.lastname@example.org. Looking for experienced hair stylists and Nail tech with a clientele to join our team. Great hours, competitive pay. Full and part time available. Call Jazmyn at 281-550-0519, Michelle Salon & Spa, 16103 West Little York Suite G, Houston, Texas 77084. Pet Stytlist/Groomer in NW area Can you groom both cats and dogs? Want to work with no boss looking over your shoulder? Professional appearance and friendly personality required for a unique grooming experience. Business is booming, be a part of the action, break away from the drudgery at the salon. We don’t rush you. It’s up to you how long you spend with a client! Full time work, with flexible hours. Pay 50-55% DOE (approx. $20/hr.) 832-762-6356. Researcher/writer/correspondent. Ideal position for a stay-at-home mom, this is a part-time position (no more than four hours per day, five days a week, doing research and writing, similar to ad copies, letters to the editor type of correspondence). Schedule will be flexible, but if right fit, could extend through 2014 elections and up until the 2016 elections. The person who fills this position will be taking direction from a politically conservative independent businessman. You will need to have a computer and total access to the internet. You should be self-disciplined, educated, articulate, well-spoken and well-written. If interested in discussing particulars, please send resume and cover letter to J.E. Taylor at: email@example.com.
Classified Ads Hairstylists Needed: Avalon Hair Salons located in Copperfield Area, needs professional hairstylists with an established clientele for our remaining booth rental positions. Our booth rental rate is only $150.00 weekly! Call Leticia at: 713-898-4484. Avalon Hair Salons is located at: 7171 Hwy. 6 North, Ste. #204, Houston, TX 77095 (Two-story brown building behind Sprouts). Now hiring security officers, part time/full time. No experience necessary. Retirees welcome. All shifts available. Accepting applications Monday - Thursday, 8 AM - 11 AM. Located at 1035 Dairy Ashford, Suite 225, Houston, Texas 77079. Phone: 281-759-1010. Lifetime Learners Child Development Center and Pre-School is now hiring for our Katy location; teachers and child care providers. Contact Mrs. Dana, 281-394-5437. Become a Players Assistant (Marshall) at Bear Creek Golf Course. Great benefits and fellowship, please contact Ron Haren at 713705-4550 or 281-859-8188 or pick up application in pro-shop. Plumbers or Apprentices for repair. Bilingual preferred. Please call 281-256-2239. Sales persons wanted to sell Replacement Windows and Window coverings. Ownership opportunity available. Call Replacement Windows of Katy at 281-392-5353. Martial Arts USA is hiring qualified Tae Kwon Do Black Belts with WTF certification, over 18 years of age, background checks and interviews will be conducted. Contact Master Shin or Master An at 281-463-9333 or email YoungAn@cyfairtkd.com. Location, 17121 West Rd. Suite 200 Houston TX 77095. About Hair Salon and Day Spa is seeking experienced stylists. Apply in person 15422 FM 529, Houston, TX 77095. Now Hiring! Do you love children? Small private preschool is now accepting applications. Must be dependable and energetic. Will train. Must have copy of High School Diploma or GED and copy of Social Security Card. Apply in person to 16618 Clay Road, Suite 400. 281-656-2273.
HOME HEALTH CARE SKILLED SERVICES • Diabetic & Wound Care • Infusion & Ostomy Care • Injections & Pain Management • Venipuncture/Lab Draws • Medication Management & More • General Disease Management • Therapy Services (PT, OT, ST, RT) • Anodyne Therapy • Medical Social Services • Physician Home Visits
Position available for an experienced hair stylist with a great attitude and good clientele. Benefits available. Call Images Hair Studio at 281-256-2286. Dental Assistant needed, at least 2 years of experience, must be state licensed. 281-550-0900. Dental assistant position available. F/T, nonsmoker, experienced preferred, knowledge of Dentrix software and bilingual a plus. Must be state licensed; Front desk receptionist, bilingual preferred. Fax resume to: 281-861-7174. Or call 281-861-7500.
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The Pediatric Dentist of Katy is looking for a highly motivated Registered Dental Assistant. Our Pediatric Dental practice is located at 24022 Cinco Village Center Blvd., Suite 210 in Katy. Our office hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8 AM to 5 PM, with lunch from 12-1 PM. On Fridays we are open from 7:30 AM to 3 PM. Please bring by your resume in person. Housekeepers needed. Great hours for mom’s with school age children. 281-861-0394.
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Classified Ads Applications being accepted at Salon Picasso Studios. Lease/commission. 281-861-9911. Residential Electrician(s): Journeyman or helper/apprentice. Have experience, references & contact info. ready, beginners last employment info. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Black Cat Missing - $REWARD$ Large male, neutered black cat (George). Fourth toe on each back foot white and white patch on fat belly. Lives in Bear Creek near Sunset Rock and Pine Cliff. Any info please call/text 832-277-2711.
PETS FOR SALE
Shih Tzu puppies for sale. Cute, friendly, shots, registered and ready for a new lovely home. 713-927-6239.
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FOUND: 8GB SanDisk, looks like a disk that you would use in a camera and has files with pictures of a proposal, engagement photos and wedding photos.The wedding photos look like the wedding was up north. Call 713-545-8245.
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Resort Cabo San Lucas Vacation Villa for rent. Luxurious Villa home overlooking Jack Nicklaus’s new Quivira Golf course and Pacific Ocean. Fully equipped, gated, sleeps 8-10, two story, private infinity pool, outdoor jacuzzi, large terraces, private on-site concierge, Sunsets, etc, etc. Available July 16 - August 1, 2014 by the week only. Ed 832-392-5109.
Vacation home for rent in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. 3 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath, beach, pool, tennis, golf, Mayan ruins. For more info Google VRBO 136406 or call, 281-463-4717. Timeshare: rent a lovely condo for a full week in Hawaii. Sleeps 4, fully stocked kitchen. What else needs to be said... It’s Hawaii! $795. For information contact Cheryl at 281-855-7427. Las Vegas Timeshare - On the Strip near the airport, sleeps 4, full kitchen, dining & living; jacuzzi in room, 2 TV’s/2 Phones, 2 pools outside building, fitness room, washer/dryer/safe in room, 4 days $465 - 7 days $595. No added fees. Cheryl 281-543-2409.
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Vacation home for rent: Hill country vacation home, Cedar Creek Cabin, new 2/2 with loft, fully furnished, huge front porch, satellite TV, beautiful views, abundant wildlife, Frio River at Concan near Garner State Park, sleeps 8. Call 866-7CON-CAN or go to www. frioman.com for more information.
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Windsong Community Improvement Association Officers
Chad Vowell – President Richard Fisher– 1st Vice-President Vacant – 2nd Vice President Steve Zunker – Secretary Ricardo Gomez – Treasurer PURPOSE OF WINDSONG COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
Windsong Community Improvement Association handles the financial and legal affairs of the subdivision. Each lot owner is required to pay an annual maintenance fee which is used to pay street lights; taxes on and maintenance the common areas, such as the swimming pool, tennis courts, clubhouse, playgrounds, and entrances.; contract deputy patrols; and legal expenses incurred to enforce the deed restrictions, etc. The Board meets the 4th Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM in the meeting room at the Windsong Community Clubhouse. Residents are welcome to attend. Anyone wishing to place an item on the agenda should call SCS Management Services, Inc. at 281-463-1777 at least 5 days in advance.. The Annual Meeting of Members is held on the 1st Thursday in May. Board Members hold three year staggered terms and are elected. The election process is as follows: 1) Voting by proxy. Mail in proxies will be mailed with the Annual Meeting Notice. 2) Voting in person will be by attendance at the Annual Meeting.
WINDSONG CIA OFFICE
Hours @ SCS Building, 7170 Cherry Park Drive, Houston, Tx. Office Phone: 281-463-1777; Fax: 281-463-0050 Office Hrs: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Mon-Fri. Closed Weekends and Major Holidays WCIA employs SCS Management Services, Inc. to service the community.
Windsong Team Members are as follows: • ASSOCIATION MANAGER Nancy Lee Callaway, AMS Ext.7132 E-Mail address: email@example.com • SERVICE MANAGER Judy Norton Ext. 7133 E-Mail – firstname.lastname@example.org • ACCOUNTING CLERK - Angela Matuza Ext.7118 E-Mail -email@example.com • ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW CLERK Sharon Griffith, Ext. 7115 E-Mail - firstname.lastname@example.org • DEED RESTRICTION COORDINATOR Chris Sharp, Ext. 7136 E-mail - email@example.com
The Windsong Community Center is available for rental to Windsong residents who are current on their HOA account. Residents must make reservations 15 business days in ADVANCE. Reservations are first come first serve. Please contact Keri Rosen by leaving a message on the Windsong Resident Line at 281-550-7996 and your message will be returned within 3 days CONTRACT DEPUTY PATROLS Harris County MUD #183 provides additional patrols for one Sheriff’s Deputy through a contract with Harris County. Please call 281-4632648 to report any suspicious person, activity or for vacation watch.
Occasionally business of the association may require us to be out of the office for a short period of time. If we are out of the office when you call or if you call after hours, please leave a message on our voice message system and your calls will be returned as soon as possible.
The WCIA has a new resident package available which are sent once a month to the new homeowners once SCS Management Services, Inc has received transfer information.
Deed restrictions are strictly enforced by Windsong Community Improvement Association. Copies of the restrictions are available upon request by mail. Please call 281-463-1777. Complaint forms are included in every “Windsong Whistler” for your convenience. The association’s office verifies complaints and writes letters to violators. WCIA will initiate legal action when warranted, to enforce the deed restrictions.
You MUST submit any plans for improvements or modifications of your home to Windsong CIA for review. Your plans will be checked to insure that they comply with the deed restrictions. This includes re-roofing, play forts (8 ft limit), temporary storage buildings, etc. Please call SCS Management 281-463-1777 to obtain the necessary form. You may also access www.scs.mgmt.com
TRASH COLLECTION ROYAL DISPOSAL. Royal Disposal collects our trash. The homeowner’s maintenance fee does not pay for trash pick-up. Residents are billed quarterly in advance on an individual basis. You must call Royal Disposal to start service at 713-526-1536. 1. Trash pick-up days are Tuesdays and Fridays between 7:00 AM and 6:00 PM. 2. Curbside pick-up for each home for a maximum of 6 cans per day. 3. All tree branches less than 3 inches in diameter and shrub trimmings should be cut in four feet lengths and bundled. 4. No pick-up is schedule on New Year’s Day; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Thanksgiving Day; and Christmas Day. Pick-up will resume the next regularly schedule day. 5. Heavy trash pick-up is scheduled every Friday. 6. Excluded items include, but are not limited to, acids; batteries; car parts; car tires; chemicals; construction trash (to include concrete, large quantities or rolls of carpeting, fencing, construction material and debris); dirt; garage door openers; hazardous or toxic or radioactive waste; large pieces of glass (must be broken and placed in cardboard box and weigh less than 40 pounds); human or animal fecal waste; large sofas and sleepers and furniture with metal frames; metal items; paint; petroleum products or filers; refrigerators (if Freon is not removed and refrigerator tagged); rocks; sand. Resident may call Customer Service at 713-526-1536 and arrange for items to be picked up at a negotiated price. WATER DISTRICT
Windsong CIA is serviced by HC MUD #183. Severn Trent Environmental Services was hired by the Water Board to manage the utility district and they can assist you if you have any problems. For new service or billing information, please call 281-579-4500. If you are reporting a repair, please call 281-398-8211 for 24-hour assistance. Email MUDCustomerService@stes.com for Customer Service. Email STBilling@stes.com for billing questions.
I M P O RTA N T N U M B E R S T O R E M E M B E R Emergency 911 Fire & Ambulance 713 466-6161 281-256-2266 Harris Co. Constable’s Office 281 463-6666 Clay Rd. Courthouse Annex. 281 463-2446 Harris Co. Sheriff’s Department 713 221-6000 Rabies Control 281 999-3191 Rape Crisis (24 hrs.) 713 528-7273 Suicide Prevention (24 hrs.) 713 228-1505 Supportive Outreach Service for Battered Women & Children 713 528-5785 Women’s Info. & Referral Exchange 713 528-2121 Cy-Fair School District Admin. 281 897-4000 Peggy Wilson Elementary (K-5) 281 463-5941 Watkins Jr. High (6-8) 281 463-5850 Cypress Lakes High 281-856-3800 Street Light Repair (Center Point) 713 207-2222 (To report non-working light, give address and pole number off pole) www.centerpointenergy.com/outage
Street Repair SCS Management
281 353-8424 281 463-1777
Lost Pets www.countrypet.com 713-999-3191 Harris County Animal Control 281 999-3191 Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation 713 468-8972 MTA Buses (Routes & Scheduling) 713 635-4000 Car Share/Van Share 713 227-0003 Alcoholics Anonymous (24 hours) 713 686-6300 Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse 713 520-8620 Legal Advise (9:00-4:00) Battered Women & Children (Wires 24) 713 528-2121 Overeaters Anonymous Hot Line 713 973-6633 Crisis Hotline (24 hours 713 228-1505 Harris Co. Children’s Protective Services (24 hours) 713 526-5701 Poison Control (24 hours) 1-800-764-7661 U. S. Post Office (Bear Creek) 281 855-2556 Severn Trent Environmental Services (HCMUD # 183) New Service 281.579.4500 Repair 281-398-8211 Center Point Energy 713 659-2111 To report gas leaks 713 659-3552 Reliant Energy 713 207-7777 713 207-2222 Reliant Energy Power Repair
AT & T Royal Disposal (Trash pickup) (Pickups Tues. & Fri./Heavy pickup on Fri.) Teen Hotline (M-Th 4-9 Sat.10:30-4:30) SWIM TEAM - LISA RENFRO
1-800-559-7928 713-526-1536 713 529-TEEN 281-859-8432
• WINDSONG RESIDENT QUESTION LINE Call 281 550-7996 if you want to report association issues for general information or complaints/concerns to a Board member, Committee Member, or to rent the clubhouse. This is a message line only. Leave a message. Your call will be returned by a volunteer.
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