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June 2012

Volume 3, Issue 6

Running for the Board The Mayfield Ranch Oak Board is accepting nominations for board members. There are two member positions available in July. If you’re considering running for the board, we ask that you take a few moments to ask yourself the following three questions: DO I HAVE THE TIME: As a board member, you will need to devote at least 3 hours of your time each month to association business. In addition to regular monthly board meetings, you will need to be active in email discussions and occasional special meetings. During special projects, you may need to spend a little extra time on association business. Some board members may also spend a little more time than others if they work with a committee.


The primary role of the board is to conduct the business of the association. This doesn’t just mean approving the budget, but also developing and enforcing policies. Board members are required to step outside their immediate circle of family and neighbors and make decisions based on the greater good of the community. CAN I DO ALL THIS AND HAVE FUN,TOO:

It isn’t all about policies and tough decisions. Our community is only as good as we make it, and establishing and maintaining a sense of community is a part of a board member’s responsibility. Planning

and attending functions such as our holiday event and being a presence in the community are as important as any policy decisions you may make. Being a board member can be frustrating at times, but it may also be one of the most rewarding ways you’ll find to volunteer your time. If you’re interested in running for the board or would like more details about board responsibilities, please send an e-mail to or a current board member.


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MAYFIELD RANCH IMPORTANT NUMBERS EMERGENCY NUMBERS EMERGENCY................................................................911 Fire...................................................................................911 Ambulance.......................................................................911 Sheriff – Non-Emergency................................ 512-943-1300 SCHOOLS LEANDER ISD Parkside Elementary..................................... 512-570-7100 Wiley Middle School................................... 512-435-4800 Vista Ridge High School.............................. 512-570-1800 Rouse High School...................................... 512-570-2000 ROUND ROCK ISD Chandler Oaks Elementary.......................... 512-704-0400 Walsh Middle School................................... 512-704-0800 Stony Point High School............................. 512-428-7000 Round Rock High School............................ 512-464-6000


Wendy Csaki........................................................... President Paula Dawning .................................................Vice President Joey Hlavenka...............................................Financial Officer Jennifer Poulson .......................................................Secretary John Hevey....................................................member at large  If you wish to contact them, please e-mail to: Please logon and sign-up for e-bulletins if you do not currently receive them.

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HOA MANAGEMENT Please contact SMS for questions or concerns regarding the community. Southwest Management Services P.O. Box 342585 Austin, Texas 78734 Phone: 512-266-6771 - Fax: 512-266-6791 At no time will any source be allowed to use The Mayfield Ranch Newsletter contents, or loan said contents, to others in anyway, shape or form, nor in any media, website, print, film, e-mail, electrostatic copy, fax, or etc. for the purpose of solicitation, commercial use, or any use for profit, political campaigns, or other self amplification, under penalty of law without written or expressed permission from Peel, Inc. The information in the newsletter is exclusively for the private use of Peel, Inc. Articles and ads in this newsletter express the opinions of their authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Peel, Inc. or its employees. Peel, Inc. 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 this publication. All warranties and representations made 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, 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. Copyright © 2012 Peel, Inc.

MAYFIELD RANCH Swim Lessons & Water Aerobics 2012 SWIM LESSONS


Lifeline aquatics & your HOA have teamed up to bring you premier learn to swim programs for children of all ages in your area. Whether it is your child’s first time in a swim program or they have been on a swim team before, our professional instructors are ready to help participants improve their swimming skills, learn water safety, and get ready for the next level!

Water aerobics is a great form of exercise for everyone because it conforms to individual needs, restrictions, and abilities. By adjusting the size and speed of your movements, you can change the level of exertion to meet your fitness needs and goals. Water aerobics allows a person to exercise every muscle and every joint in the body all at the same time. Working out in the pool is the best way to get in shape and beat the heat this summer!!

June 12-22 (Tues-Fri) Beginner 5-5:45pm Intermediate 5-5:45pm

2012 Mayfield Ranch Schedule Tuesday & Thursday evenings from 5:45-6:30. June 5-28

July 10-20 (Tues-Fri) Beginner 10-10:45am Intermediate 10-10:45am

July 3-26 July 31-Aug 23

July 31-Aug 10 (Tues-Fri) Beginner 11-11:45am Intermediate noon-12:45pm

Cost: $45 per month. Questions? Contact Ginny 512-876-4895.

*Classes must have a minimum of 3 children and can have a maximum of 6 children. Questions? Call Ginny Walsh 512-876-4895. 2012 POOL HOURS

Tuesday - Sunday 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Closed every Monday for cleaning (except on designated holidays) 2012 LIFEGUARD SCHEDULE

May 28-30, July 4, September 5: 11am-8pm June 1 – August 22: Tuesday – Sunday, 11am-8pm August 27-September 4: Saturday & Sunday, 11am-8pm

We specialize in medical care for the entire family. Both physicians are currently accepting patients at our newest clinic located at North Vista Ridge Blvd. & 1431, by HEB & Home Depot

TWO CEDAR PARK LOCATIONS 345 Cypress Creek Rd. Suite 104 920 N. Vista Ridge Blvd. Suite 500

For Appointments Call: 512.336.2777 Copyright © 2012 Peel, Inc.

Elizabeth S. Neal, MD Board Certified Family Medicine


Lee Keegan, MD Board Certified Pediatric Medicine

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MAYFIELD RANCH Exterior Modifications?

Are you planning on making some changes to your backyard? A new pool, deck or arbor? Did you know that these types of exterior modifications are subject to prior review and approval by the Architectural Committee Please visit the www.southwestmanagement. net and click on the “under Construction” link to request an architectural handbook for your community.

Garbage & Recycling Reminder The Mayfield Ranch service day for garbage and recycling is every Thursday. Please remember to store both containers out of view on non service days. Your cooperation is appreciated!

Do You Have Reason to Celebrate? We want to hear from you! Email mayfieldranch@peelinc. com to let the community know!



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June Gardening LAWN: Since we are going to experience hot weather this year, it is best to prepare your lawn for dry conditions. Watering is key to a successful lawn and the grass should be watered 1 inch or approximately 15 to 20 minutes a minimum of every 3 to 4 days. It is best to water in the morning to prevent fungal disease. Alternate your mowing patterns. Zoysia and Bermuda should be cut to 1 to 1 ½ inches tall and St. Augustine should be cut to 2 to 3 inches tall. ANNUALS: All annuals for a successful season should have been installed already. Must remain cautious of drought conditions and water as needed. Soaker hose, mulch and rain gauge can be your best allies against drought. Over watered, soggy conditions can bring on pest and spider mites. PERENNIALS: Finish all transplanting of perennials from pots to soil so that they can be established before the extreme heat commences. Be cautious of the root system and try not to disturb it. Do not move perennials that are already established in the ground. Water as needed and check potted perennials that may need daily watering. Fertilize as needed and take into consideration bulk of plant, rich green colors and amount of flowers. ROSES: Roses can become stressed during the hot season. It is recommended to water 1 to 1 ½ inches every five days, use mulch to retain moisture and deadhead roses. Avoid planting and transplanting roses since the heat will kill the plant or set it back significantly. Fertilize as needed. This is a good time to prune back rose plants that are not repeat blooming plants. Use sharp pruning tools, leather gloves and long sleeves to avoid thorns. SHRUBS: Avoid planting new shrubs during the next three months to avoid low success rate. Pull or trim off dead blooms to create space for new ones. You should water deeply and thoroughly once or twice a week. Finish any extensive pruning to spring flowering shrubs this month. TREES: Finish planting all container grown plants this month. July through September heat will make difficult for new trees to be successful. However, new palm plants do have a higher success rate when planted from June to August. If you do not complete your tree planting in June wait until October. Newly planted trees respond best to a hose placed a few inches from the trunk and have the water run at a trickle for about 30 to 45 minutes, once a week. Established trees should be watered 1 inch per week (best done when watering your lawn for about 15 to 20 minutes). Copyright © 2012 Peel, Inc.


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Keeping Williamson County Healthy

Family Medicine • (512) 869-8500 Raju Kurunthottical, DO

2. 301 Seton Parkway, Suites 302, 401, 402 Round Rock, TX 78665 Cardiovascular Care • (512) 324-4812 Mary J. Borses, MD Kristopher M. Heinzman, MD Gerardo Kalife, MD Michael F. Lenis, MD Dan Vaisman, MD Seton Heart Institute Family Medicine • (512) 324-4813 Saswati Chaudhury, MD Anuradha Rangarajan, MD General & Bariatric Surgery • (512) 324-4818 Jinnie A. Bruce, MD Patrick C. Dillawn, MD Mario A. Longoria, MD Drue N. Ware, MD Seton Surgical Group

Call today to make an appointment with one of our board-certified primary care physicians or specialists.

Infectious Disease • (512) 324-4819 Fida Ali Khan, MD Movement Disorders • (512) 324-4817 Mariana “Georgeta” Varga, MD Seton Brain & Spine Institute Neurology, Neuromuscular • (512) 324-4817 Muhammad Munir, MD, PhD Seton Brain & Spine Institute


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Reconstructive & Plastic Surgery • (877) 977-3866 Nabil Habash, MD Seton Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery

3. 4112 Links Lane, Suite 200 Round Rock, TX 78664 Internal Medicine (Adults Only) • (512) 324-4870 Ksenija Corak, MD Yen Kim Dao, DO

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Neurosurgery • (512) 324-4816 Robert J. Buchanan, MD Glenn E. Harper, MD Seton Brain & Spine Institute

4. 1512 Town Center Drive, Suite 100 Pflugerville, TX 78660 Family Medicine • (512) 324-4875 Urmila Parthasarathy, DO Enas Pruitt, MD The Mayfield Ranch Homeowner's Association Newsletter - June 2012


regarding the agenda and available board positions will be included in next month’s newsletter.



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Colin’s Hope Events Calendar

June: Water Safety Walk - Packet Stuffing and Distribution June 7: Eat, Drink & Shop for Colin’s Hope at Point of Origin Gift Boutique in Lakeway, 5-7pm



June 16: Colin’s Hope Got2Swim the Pure Austin Quarry July 21: UltiFit Challenge #2 at Reveille Peak Ranch September 16: Colin’s Hope Kids Triathlon - registration opens LEARN CPR


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Eye Health and Safety FOR YOUR FAMILY By: Concentra Urgent Care

ADULT EYE HEALTH Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is an important part of preserving good eye health. Keys to healthy vision include: • Avoiding smoking • Eating a balanced diet, rich in dark green vegetables and foods that contain zinc, vitamins C and E, and beta-carotene • Staying active • Controlling your blood pressure • Protecting your eyes from the sun by wearing eyewear that absorbs UV rays and brimmed hats or caps • Staying current with periodic eye exams as recommended by your doctor if you have diabetes or other chronic conditions that can affect your vision SIGNS OF PROBLEMS See your doctor if you experience any of the following: • Unusual trouble adjusting to the dark • Difficulty focusing on objects • Squinting due light sensitivity • Change in color of iris (colored part of your eye) • Red, crusty, or swollen eyelids • Recurring pain around eyes • Double vision • Dark spots or floaters in vision • Distorted or wavy lines/edges • Watery eyes • Itchy or burning dry eyes • Seeing spots or ghost-like images

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CHILD EYE HEALTH Newborns should be checked for inherited eye problems at the time of delivery. Between six and twelve months, infants’ eyes should be checked again by a health care professional. At three to four years old, children should start getting their eyes checked at regular intervals. EYE INJURIES The most common causes of eye injuries in children are: misuse of toys, everyday objects, and tools (forks and knives, pens and pencils, garden tools), falls, contact with harmful household products (detergents, cleaning supplies, paint, glue), and car accidents. The best ways to avoid these types of injuries are to properly baby proof your home, read all warnings and instructions on toys, and be sure your children are properly secured in infant carriers and car seats.

Seek immediate medical attention if your child: • has obvious pain or trouble seeing • has a cut or torn eyelid • does not move one eye as well as the other • has one eye that sticks out compared to the other • has an unusual pupil size or shape • has blood in the clear part of the eye • has something in the eye that cannot be easily removed For more information on taking care of your family’s sight, visit Prevent Blindness America at or The National Eye Institute at

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