The Parkside Post

What's Happening in the Hood?! Vol. 1. No. 1, October 2018

Hello Parksiders!

Welcome to the very first edition of the Parkside Post! This free newsletter has been created in an effort to enhance communication in the neighborhood. It will contain lots of important information like meeting dates/times, event information, and also answers to frequently asked questions! We hope it is helpful and you enjoy it!

Upcoming Meetings & Events

Save the Date!

October 21st - The pool at Ft. Cobb will be closing for the season. This is the last day to swim.


November 14th - HOA Board Meeting from 6:30pm-8:30pm at the Amenity Center. Hope to see you there!

Parkside Projects

Did You Know???

  • The HOA Board of Directors meet every month and you can attend the meetings. Meetings are typically held on Wednesday evenings and alternate between starting at 6:30pm and 7pm. An official email from Spectrum is sent out in advance of each meeting so you can make plans to attend. Come join in and learn about what is happening in your neighborhood. Ask questions, eat snacks, get informed!
  • Both pools are now under camera surveillance. A new security system was installed recently to replace the old broken one. Cameras will also be installed at the front and rear entrances of the neighborhood in the coming months.
  • More volunteers are needed to help plan fun events for Parkside! Do you have a talent for event planning? Come join in and help plan the next one! If you'd like to volunteer, send an email to contact@spectrumam.com! It's so much fun!
  • The HOA Board members are all homeowners in Parkside and are volunteers. They are voted onto the board by the homeowners in Parkside. Elections are held as the terms of individual board members come to an end. Many times the conversation of "I don't agree with that decision! Did we vote on that?" comes up. Residents do not get to vote on issues like pool repairs or whether a tree gets replaced. That is the job of the Board. However, if there is something you would like to express to the Board, the appropriate platform for that is at a Board Meeting or in an email and not on social media. The Board will not respond to complaints made on social media and most likely will never see them.
  • The large retention ponds are not maintained by the HOA. They are maintained by the MUD.

FAQ's

How do I set up an account with Spectrum, our new management company?

Setting up an online account with Spectrum is necessary in order to receive official HOA communication. Click here to get started! https://spectrumam.com/ If you run into any issues setting up your account OR have set up your account and still aren't receiving emails from Spectrum, please send an email to contact@spectrumam.com.

I still haven't heard back from the management company! Now what?

This can be frustrating! Especially if you are trying to report something like a sprinkler head going crazy or something else that needs immediate attention. The Board set up an email account for this reason. If your issue needs immediate attention or escalation, please email parksidemr.hoa@gmail.com and a Board member will help out!

I'm not getting anything from Spectrum, not even a bill! Who can help?

Our community manager Ander Mitchell can help! Send an email to contact@spectrumam.com. If you don't get a response in a timely manner (a few days), you can send the Board an email to parksidemr.hoa@gmail.com.

Can I use social media outlets like Facebook and Nextdoor to contact the management company or the Board members?

The management company and the Board members do not respond to inquiries or complaints posted on social media outlets. You can send an email to contact@spectrumam.com. If your email does not get a response in a timely manner, you can forward your original email to parksidemr.hoa@gmail.com and it will be handled by a Board member directly or you can email the community manager directly at amitchell@spectrumam.com.
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