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Whispering Pines

Official Community Newsletter of Terranova West, Oaks of TNW, Terravista, Terravista Estates & Villa Nova

July 2013 Volume 6, Issue 7

TNW POA BOARD MEETING

Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 4:30 pm, at Clubhouse All residents encouraged to attend www.terranovawest.com ∣ www.chaparralmanagement.com Resident input: 6:30pm / Constable: 281-376-3472 REPORT OF MEETING HELD JUNE 11:

Submitted by Mary Beth Kreml Security: Please lock cars parked on street or driveway; reports of thefts from unlocked vehicles. Be sure to monitor packages left on front porch; report of theft of a FedEx package. Please call constable’s office about suspicious activity near construction sites; copper wiring was stolen from a house under construction. In addition, there was a family disturbance, and a juvenile who ran away was found and returned home. Constables wrote 64 tickets and traveled 1305 miles through our neighborhood.  There was a discussion regarding noise/ disturbances. Please call constable’s office about the noise to create an incident log, Constable Harrah also suggested filing a complaint with Judge Adams regarding “unreasonable noise” if disturbances and noise continued after repeated calls to the constables’ office. Incessant barking dogs can be a noise nuisance. Please be respectful of all your neighbors. Constable office: 281.376.3472. Beautification: Trees are being trimmed along TC Jester and the Board is getting bids for irrigation on TC Jester south of Glenmere. There are future plans to plant bushes along the western side of TC Jester similar to those on the east side. Pool: Dianne Moynihan reported that more than 190 wristbands have been distributed. The Board is ordering more to accommodate all the Terranova West swimmers. Please note that wristbands will not be distributed to nor given to guests – they are only for residents. Architectural Review Committee and Deed Restrictions: The Board continues to ensure that our residents comply with deed restrictions and architectural standards – this is a large part of what maintains property values. Thank you for submitting your requests before making changes to your home, fence or property. Please remember to mow and edge your yard, trim your bushes and sweep Copyright © 2013 Peel, Inc.

up and bag clippings blown into the street. Do not sweep them down the storm drains. Welcoming: Cheri Hornsby delivered 12 welcome packets to new residents. Our neighborhood continues to be a place in which people want to move. Thank you, Cheri, for being one of the first people to greet our new neighbors. Proposed multi-family, subsidized housing on Kuykendahl north of Louetta: If you wish to express your opinion or get further information, you can access the home page of Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs at www.tdhca.state.tx.us and click on “Join Our Email List.” You may also contact a TNW neighbor, Kim Crites at kimcrites51@gmail.com; Texas State Rep. Debbie Riddle at 512.463.0572; Texas State Sen. Dan Patrick at 512.463.0107; or Texas State Rep. Patricia Harless at patricia.harless@house.state.tx.us . Traffic Lights planned on TC Jester: The Board will recommend to Commissioner Cagle that the stop signs be left at Ashmere/TC Jester and Springton/TC Jester when the stop light is installed at Glenmere/ TC Jester. Please maintain the posted speed limits when driving through neighborhoods on TC Jester. Chapparral Management: Our current manager, Judy Gordon, will be retiring in October. Stacy Johnston will join Judy Gordon during the July, August and September POA meetings and will take over fulltime for Judy in October. Current and past POA Board members, as well as all residents of Terranova West cannot thank Judy enough for her help and guidance – she has been a real gift to all residents. We all wish her the very best in her retirement. Fourth of July neighborhood parade: Watch the TNW website for news and updates about the upcoming parade! Whispering Pines - July 2013

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Whispering Pines TNW BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Bill Carpenter, President................................281-376-1127 Arthur Oden, Vice President...........................281-257-0694 Peter Vogel, Secretary/Treasurer.......................281-251-6543 Sharon Natenberg, Director............................281-257-9850 Mary Beth Kreml, Director.............................281-376-2310 NEIGHBORHOOD NUMBERS Security, Tom Harrington...............................281-352-3086 Maintenance—Chaparral Mngt......................281-537-0957 …………………………………….Judy Gordon, Manager Architectural Review, Dan Winters.................832-698-2448 Deed Restriction, Judy Gordon.......................281-537-0957 .......................................recpt1@chaparralmanagement.com Beautification, Bill Heuer......................bill@ihostpoker.com Tennis Keys, Jan Lundy....................................281-251-0510 Swimming Pool, Diane Moynihan...................713-898-4271 Sweetwater pools.............................................281-988-8480 Clubhouse Rental, Maria Carra.......................832-717-5202 .......................................................................carram66@ live.com Water Board, Bill Loyd, President...................281-379-6843 Park Issues/Suggestions........................tnw.mud@gmail.com Park Field Reservation...............res.a.park.facility@gmail.com SCHOOLS Benfer Elementary..........................................832-484-6000 Strack Intermediate........................................832-249-5400 Klein Collins High.........................................832-484-5500 Klein High.....................................................832-484-4000 KISD Central Offices.....................................832-249-4000 OTHER SERVICES Cypress Creek Library......................................281-376-4610 Fire & Ambulance Emergencies......................................911 Harris County Constable.................................281-376-3472 CCEMS...........................................................281-440-4300 Harris County Health Dept.............................713-439-6270 NW Hospital...................................................281-440-1000 Poison Control Center......................................281-654-1701 Royal Waste Disposal.......................................713-526-1536 Fire (Klein VFD)..............................................281-251-0101 Water/Sewer Repairs........................................281-353-9809 CenterPoint Energy..........................................713-659-2111 Reliant Energy..................................................713-207-2222 Street Lights Out (HL&P)................................713-207-2222 Harris County Prec. 4.......................................281-353-8424 (Street problems or tree trimming) Harris County Pollution Cntrl...........................713-920-2831 Report Dead Birds.............................................713-440-3036 NEWSLETTER INFORMATION Newsletter Editor, ShirleyWillis.....................832-559-7216 ...........................................................tnweditor@gmail.com Newsletter Publisher....................................www.peelinc.com

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Brandon M. Edmonds graduated from Klein Collins High School. Brandon was a 3 year Varsity Football player, an Offensive Captain on the team, 2 year All District player, 3 year Academic All District, and 1 year Academic All State. He was a member of the National Honor Society. He was also voted Homecoming King, Most Handsome and Mr. Collins by the Student Body. Brandon will be attending Baylor University in the fall on a Merit Scholarship. Congratulations, Brandon! (Continued on Page 3) Brilliant Energy Texas OUC #10140

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Whispering Pines Graduates (Continued from Page 2) Brittany Ginn, daughter of Stacy Ginn and Michelle Cannon, graduated from Klein Collins High School on June 8, 2013. She is a long-time resident of Terranova West and swam for the Tidalwaves for many years. While at Klein Collins, she was a member of National Honor Society, Junior Guild, and in the Klein Collins choir for all four years. She lettered in choir as a freshman and was an officer her senior year. Brittany was also involved in regional choir, varsity Chorale, show choir and was cast in the school musical her senior year. She participated in the student teacher program as a junior and taught 4th grade math and science. Brittany will attend Texas Tech University in the fall and will major in Mathematics and minor in Secondary Education. Congratulations, Brittany! Stephen Jones, son of Kathy and Paul Jones of Slashwood Lane, is a graduate of Concordia Lutheran High School. A TNW resident of 15 years, Stephen was a four-year Letterman on the Concordia Varsity Tennis Team, winning the TAPPS 5A District Doubles title his senior year. He played football all four years at Concordia

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and was named First Team All-District Defensive Back, Honorable Mention AllState DB, Academic All-State, and to the TAPPS 5A All-Star Team. Stephen swam with the CLHS Varsity Swim Team, competing at the District and State level. He was a member of the National Honor Society and Vice President of the Key Club. Stephen is a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. He will attend The University of Oklahoma in the fall and major in engineering. Congratulations, Stephen! Katlyn Knowlton, a lifetime resident of TNW, graduated on May 18, 2013, with a degree in multidisciplinary studies from Texas Tech University. While at Tech she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. In August, Katlyn will begin teaching second grade in Odessa, Texas. Katlyn is the daughter of Greg and Nancy Knowlton. She is sister to Brian Knowlton and Jenny Olson, and a new aunt to baby Ellison Olson. Congratulations, Katlyn! (Continued on Page 4)

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Whispering Pines Graduates (Continued from Page 3) Seth Scott is the son of Stan and Keisha Scott and brother to Cody, 23 and Tyler 21. Seth graduated from Klein Collins High School on June 8th with Honors! During his time at Klein Collins, Seth was a 3 year starter for the Tiger varsity football team. Seth was also active in Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Seth will be attending the Air Force Academy where he will pursue a degree in Chemical Engineering, and he will be playing football for the Air Force Academy Falcons. Seth attends West Houston Church of Christ. Congratulations, Seth! Robert Verrett, son of Len and Jana Verrett, graduated from Klein Collins High School this June Magna Cum Laude with honors in foreign language as well as being an AP scholar. During high school Robert played viola for the Klein Collins Chamber Orchestra as well as Regional Orchestra this past fall. He was President of Klein Collins Latin Club and Vice President of the Klein Collins Film Society. Robert participated in the National Honor Society and was a mentor at Benfer Elementary. Robert is a second degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and teaches Tae Kwon Do at the Cypress Creek YMCA. Robert will attend the University of Texas McComb’s School of Business in Austin this fall. Congratulations, Robert! Note: If you missed the June 12 deadline, you may submit your information by July 12 and it will be published in our August newsletter; if you were inadvertently omitted, please send an e-mail to tnweditor@gmail.com.

Neighborhood General Information PARK INFORMATION Up to date information about the Park, including a Q&A, can be found on the TNW website under the "Facilities" "MUD Park" tab. If you do not see what you are looking for, send an email to tnw.mud@gmail.com. TENNIS COURT KEYS Tennis court keys will be handed out in new homeowner packets. The first key is free but any extra or replacement keys cost $2.00. A record is kept of each key issued. Call 281251-0510 to arrange to pick up a key. My address is 5902 Ashmere Ln. My email is jplundy@sbcglobal.net. – J. Lundy TERRANOVA WEST WEBSITE INFORMATION

The TNW website address is: http://www.terranovawest. com. You will find current news, lost and found, pool information, and a form that will give you the Gate Code information. Please send a in a request for the code so that if the code changes in the future, you will receive an email with the new code. If you have timely information that can’t wait for the newsletter, it is a good place to display it. It is a great site and very easy to navigate! Check it out DISPOSAL OF HAZARDOUS WASTE There is a residential waste facility at 290 and Gessner that is open to all Harris County residents that live in the un-incorporated areas. The address of the program is: Residential Environmental Services, Harris County MultiUse Facility, 6900 Hahl Road @290 & North Gessner, Houston, TX  77040. Tel. (713) 290-3000—Main Line. Open Wednesday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and the second Saturday of the month 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Please call in advance around holidays as the facility may be closed to the public. Household Hazardous Waste Program Manager: Cheryl Burton-Fentress, (281) 560-6230 – Direct Line. cheryl.burton@hcpid.org

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Lady Tennis Players Needed: TNW has a ladies’ tennis team that plays on Friday mornings. It is a great way to meet your neighbors and we have a good time. We need a few more players if you are interested please email:  seppright@swbell.net

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Whispering Pines -IntroducingDaryl and Donna Virgilio are

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Whispering Pines Trash Removal Rules

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• Monday and Thursday service. • Put trash out after 6 pm on day before service. • Household trash must fit into Royal bin. • If there is room, add your yard clippings to the bin. • Extra clippings should be bagged or placed in your own container and placed beside the bin. • Extra lawn clippings picked up each day. • Tree limbs/branches should be bundled and tied in 4 foot lengths. • Heavy items (boxes, large household items) on Thursday only. • Be considerate of driveways and mailboxes. • Put containers at least 5 feet away from mailboxes. • If trash pickup falls on these holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, our trash will not be picked up. Contact Royal Disposal with any questions – especially if you have a very large item to dispose of – like a refrigerator: www.royaldisposal. com or royaldisposal@comcast.net And, remember to replace your trash container/s COMPLETELY OUT-OF-SIGHT!

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Wristbands will be distributed this summer to residents in good standing allowing them to use the pool facilities. Wristbands must be worn by all residents (unless a minor with a parent) to use the pool. NOTE: As of June 13, 2013 residents are now required to go to Chaparral Management Company to get their wristbands and will be charged $5.00 per bracelet or a maximum of $20.00 per family.**CASH ONLY** JULY - SEPTEMBER POOL SCHEDULE HOURS OPEN • Regular Pool Hours for remainder of season Tues & Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Wed, Fri, Sat, Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. • August 25, 2013 – Last day of Regular Summer Hours due to school opening (Pool Closed All Week) • Labor Day weekend, 8/31, 9/1, 9/2 – Pool Open 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. • Pool season closes after Monday, September 2 • Other Closures as noted** **The pool is closed for chemical treatment on Mondays unless it is a holiday. If a holiday falls on a Monday the pool will be closed the next day, Tuesday, for cleaning and chemical treatment.

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