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Hunter's Chase Gazette

HUNTER'S CHASE The Official Newsletter of the Hunter's Chase HOA

October 2013 Volume 3, Issue 10

A Few FYIs For Hunter’s Chase Residents • Hunters’ Chase residents: Get those last swims in – the neighborhood pool closes for the season on October 13. • The Pond Springs Elementary Fall Festival is on October 26, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.. The Festival is a favorite of Hunters’ Chase residents, with games, food, auction and lots of neighborhood camaraderie. Proceeds go to support the Pond Springs PTA’s efforts. • Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, Nov. 3. Fall back one hour. Don't forget to set your clocks back one hour before

you go to bed Saturday night!! • The pool and tennis gate system will be upgraded sometime during winter months, and new access cards will be issued. A mailing will be sent to all homeowners along with a pool waiver form that will need to be completed in order for a replacement card to be mailed. • How is the new reservation system for the tennis courts working for you? The HOA Board wants to hear your comments. Contact information is on Page 2 of the newsletter.

A Reminder: ACC Application Required for Exterior Improvements An Architectural Control Committee (ACC) application is required for all exterior property improvements and modifications. This includes new fences, decks or patios and covers, room or garage additions, walkways, sprinkler systems, playscapes, gazebos and a number of other exterior improvements and modifications.

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Goodwin Management has a Web form available for those with an architectural change question at: http://hoasites. goodwintx.com/hca/Home/ArchitecturalApproval.aspx The ACC application also is posted on the Goodwin Management website at: http://hoasites.goodwintx.com/ hca/Home/ArchitecturalApplication.aspx

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Hunter's Chase Gazette CONTACT NUMBERS & IMPORTANT INFO Hunter’s Chase Yahoo Newsgroup http://groups.yahoo.com/group/hunterschase/ Hunter’s chase POA website - http://hca.goodwintx.com/ UTILITIES Electricity City of Austin...................................................... 494-9400 Gas Atmos Energy............................................1-888-286-6700 Emergency.................................................... 866-322-8667 Water/Wastewater (City of Austin) Emergency........................................................... 912-6000 Trash/Recycling City of Austin...................................................... 494-9400 PROPERTY MANAGEMENT HC HOA Goodwin Management Inc. Carmen.Glassinger@goodwintx.com............ 512-502-7503 Estates of HC POA CA Managers: info@camanagers.com.................................. 512-288-2376 ARCHITECTURAL CONTROL COMMITTEE Applications are found on the intranet site at http://hca.goodwintx.com/ DEED ENFORCEMENT To report violations contact Sage Management sage. management@yahoo.com - Deed Documents, http://hca.goodwintx.com/ Download the file HCA.GOV.xx.19840530.CCRS.pdf SCHOOLS Pond Springs Elementary................................. 512-464-4200 ..................... http://schools.roundrockisd.org/pondsprings/ Deerpark Middle School.................................. 512-464-6600 ...........................http://schools.roundrockisd.org/deerpark/ McNeil High School........................................ 512-464-6300 ..............................http://schools.roundrockisd.org/mcneil/ OTHER Crime Stoppers........................................... 1-800-253-STOP County Commissioner Lisa Birkman, Pct. 1 .....................733-5384 fax; 733-5380 Animal Control....................................................... 943-1389 Spicewood Springs Branch Public Library ........................ 8637 Spicewood Springs Rd 512-974-3800

HOA BOARD Brian James ............................................................. President Michael Kuykendall........................................VP & Treasurer Rebekah Sheppard . ..................................................Secretary Lynn Raridon Maddox.............................................. At Large Samuel Yu................................................................. At Large To reach any one of the board members please contact Carmen Glassinger at carmen.glassinger@goodwintx.com HUNTERS CHASE POA COMMITTEES Residents interested in joining a committee should contact Darin Siefkes at ds@dsaustinlaw.com 1. Neighborhood Watch - will assist with implementing a neighborhood watch program 2. Amenities (Pool, Park & Tennis) - will be responsible for maintenance and improvement suggestions to the Board 3. Events - responsible for determining which neighborhood events to plan and carrying out the planning and execution of the events (Neighborhood garage sale, Christmas caroling, potlucks, etc)

NEWSLETTER INFO EDITOR Richard Maddox ...................................rgmaddox@gmail.com PUBLISHER Peel, Inc........................................................ 888-687-6444 Advertising................................ advertising@PEELinc.com

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Sidewalks and Safety Considerations

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Let's do our part as good neighbors and make sure our sidewalks are free of debris, including removing all grass and weeds from between cracks. Besides the kids going heading to and from school, more folks will be out as cooler weather comes. Walkers and runners in the neighborhood would appreciate well-kept sidewalks as well. For those who may not know, keeping sidewalks and driveways grass and weed free is an HCOA deed requirement. Don't get cited! And while you’re gussying up your front area, don't forget to move all trash and recycling receptacles to the SIDE of your property after pickup!

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Halloween Safety from the

Austin Fire Department Many of these safety tips are obvious; some may not be. They all are worth reviewing as Halloween nears. • Make sure costumes are visible and can be seen by drivers. For greater visibility in dusk or darkness, costumes should be decorated or trimmed with reflective tape. • Use cosmetics instead of face masks. If a mask is used, make sure it fits securely and does not block vision. • Carry either a flashlight or a "glow-stick." Do not carry candles, torches, or other actual flaming devices. • Costumes should be flame retardant. • Do not drive in a costume that restricts movement or vision. • Children should always have an adult with them. • An adult should inspect all candy before children are allowed to eat it. • Throw away any candy that is not individually wrapped or purchased at a store. • Children should stay on the sidewalk when trickor-treating. • Stay in small groups (we suggest six or fewer to a group). Stay near home in a familiar neighborhood and surroundings. • Cross streets only at intersections. • Candle-lit jack-o-lanterns should be kept away from landings and doorsteps where costumes could brush against the flame. • Indoor jack-o-lanterns should be kept away from curtains, decorations, or other furnishings that could be ignited. • Jack-o-lanterns should be treated like all other candles. Extinguish them before leaving them unattended and before going to sleep. Source: Austin Fire Department Website. Copyright © 2013 Peel, Inc.


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Tagging Mailboxes and the Law Over the past summer some mailboxes in the neighborhood were tagged. Ahead of Halloween and possibility of the more mischievous tricksters being out and about, this information is equally important to take into consideration. If you suspect you know the tagger or if you’re concerned you may know someone considering engaging in such activity, you may want to pass this along: Mailbox vandalism is a federal crime. According to the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, mailboxes are considered federal property, and federal law (Title 18, United States Code, Section 1705), makes it a crime to vandalize them (or to injure, deface or destroy any mail deposited in them). Violators can be fined up to $250,000, or imprisoned for up to three years, for each act of vandalism.

The Service recommends immediately reporting theft, tampering or destruction of mail or mailboxes to your postmaster. You’ll be asked to complete PS Form 1510, Mail Loss and Rifling Report, or PS Form 2016, Mail Theft and Vandalism Complaint. The forms help the Postal Inspection Service determine whether your problem is isolated, or one frequently experienced in your neighborhood. For reference, the Postal Inspection Service office that serves Austin can be contacted at: Postal Inspection Service 14800 Trinity Blvd Ste 600 Fort Worth TX 76155-2675 Phone: (877) 876-2455

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Meet ADC’s New Specialists Scott Boruchow, MD, Neurologist Appointments: 512-901-4061

Dr. Boruchow received his degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of the Yeshiva University in Bronx, NY. He completed his internship and residency training for Internal Medicine at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, MA. After that, he went through training in neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston where he also completed a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular Disease. Dr. Boruchow is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He sees patients at ADC’s Main Clinic in North Austin.

Brock Harper, MD, Rheumatologist Appointments: 512-901-4068

Dr. Harper received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He completed his internship and residency at Medical University of South Carolina and his fellowship in rheumatology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. Dr. Harper is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Rheumatology and is accepting new patients. He sees patients at ADC’s Main Clinic in North Austin.

Greg Thaera, MD, Neurologist Appointments: 512-901-4061

Dr. Greg Thaera comes to ADC most recently from Arizona where he had two fellowships at Mayo Clinic Arizona, first in Neurophysiology and then in Multiple Sclerosis. He also completed his internship and residency at Mayo Clinic Arizona in Neurology. Dr. Thaera earned his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. The Austin Diagnostic Clinic He sees patients at ADC’s Main Clinic in North Austin.

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