Pfairway Park

Community Newsletter

Welcome to the Neighborhood!

On behalf of your Homeowner’s Association we would like to welcome you to our community. In addition, we would like to take this opportunity to provide you with information which is important to have as a property owner here at Pfairway Park.

Please be a good neighbor and clean up after your dog!

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Beating the Summer Heat

Summer is in full swing and what better way to beat the heat is to cool off in one of our local swimming pools. City pools follow the Pflugerville Independent School District calendar for opening dates and end-of-season closings. Please see individual pool pages for daily admission and private party rental pricing.


Gilleland Creek Pool

2016 Schedule:
June 2 - Mid August:
Tues/Thurs: 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Wed/Fri: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat/Sun: 1 p.m.- 8 p.m.

*CLOSED MONDAYS*

End of Summer Pool Schedules will be posted in mid-July.


Windermere Pool

2016 Schedule:
June 2-Mid August:
Mon-Sun 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.

*CLOSED TUESDAYS*

End of Summer Pool Schedules will be posted in mid-July.


Scott Mentzer Pool

2016 Schedule:
June 2 - Mid August:
Mon-Sat: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sun: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.

TOT TIME
Tues: 10 a.m.

*CLOSED WEDNESDAYS*

End of Summer Pool Schedules will be posted in mid-July.


Falcon Pointe Splash Park (no lifeguard on duty)

FREE to the public
Open May 1 - October 1 (weather permitting)
7 days a week
Hours: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

National Night Out

On Tuesday, October 4, 2016 neighborhoods throughout the City of Pflugerville will join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 32nd Annual National Night Out Crime and Drug Prevention Event. National Night Out is supported by the National Association of Town Watch and in part by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs and the U.S. Department of Justice.


So at 6:30 pm let's meet at the Gazebo, get to know your neighbors, and have a BLAST! See you there!


Upcoming Events in Pflugerville

Music in the Park -Held every other Friday evenings at historic Pfluger Park. Starting June 10, ending September 16.


Pfarmers Market -Special early season shopping days in March and April, 2016. The 2016 summer shopping season runs each Tuesday, May 3 through October 25 at the Green Red Barn. Shop for locally grown produce and prepared foods from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Also tour the inside of the historic Heritage House.


PF Seniors Travel- The Pflugerville Senior Program offers a variety of day trips as well as

overnight trips throughout Texas and occasionally to Louisiana and Oklahoma. Types of trips include: Performing Arts, Sports, Music, Dance, Museums, Zoos, Hiking, Wineries, Lunches, Casinos and more. Suggestions for new and exciting destinations are always welcome.



National Night Out -October 4, 2016 - Go outside and meet your neighbors!


Pfall Chili Pfest -October 15, 2016 - Who is the best chili cook in Pflugerville? Get out your chili pot and enter your own special recipe! Lots of Pfun and Pfood in Downtown Pflugerville. Vendor applications available in late July.


Pfall Pfest Craft Show -Always the third Saturday in November. Set for Nov. 19, 2016 - Pflugerville Recreation Center, 400 Immanuel Road. The Pfall Pfest is the best place in town to start your holiday shopping or find those one-of-a-kind items for a special friend. This juried show brings in the best-of-the-best vendors with a variety of quality handmade crafts. The vendor application process begins each year in late August.


Check out more local events here.


Pflugerville Public Library continuously have a variety of events it offers monthly. Check out some of the things they have to in their monthly newsletter.

Trash Talk

Did you know you can leave up to six bulk items out on your regular trash day? Not sure about the trash holiday schedule? Need to know what items are recyclable? Find out the answers to those questions and more here.

Interested in serving on a committee?

If you are interested in serving on any of the following committees, please send an email to pfairwaypkboard@gmail.com to express your interest. Don't forget to state which committee you would like to work on.


Social Committee


  • Reports to the Board of Directors and consist of at least two homeowners.
  • Plan, prepare, and coordinate annual events that strengthen the neighborhood and community.
  • Provide and update neighborhood information on the website and/or through a newsletter.
  • In times of tragedy provide encouragement, support, and care for homeowners and their families.




Architectural Control Committee


  • Reports to the Board of Directors and consist of at least three homeowners.
  • Receive, review, approve or reject homeowner requests and plans for construction, reconstruction, remodeling, alteration, roofing or addition to any structure, building, fence, wall, drive or walkway, or exterior color change upon any lot.
  • Make notice to the Board of Directors of any construction that violates the restrictions.
  • Work to educate homeowners of the importance of complying with the restrictions.



Landscape Committee


  • Reports to the Board of Directors and consist of at least two homeowners.
  • Oversee the maintenance, upkeep, and improvement of the common areas and entrance monuments.
  • Manage and supervise the contract landscaper responsible for maintenance of common areas.
  • Work with homeowners to educate them about proper maintenance and upkeep of lawns, bushes, shrubs, plants, trees, walkways, decks and patios. Consult with the Architectural Committee on landscaping requests submitted in accordance with the architectural review/approval process.



Safety


  • The Safety Committee is responsible for review and monitoring the safety and security of our community.
  • Remain in regular contact with the Police department to be informed of potential criminal situations and issues in the area; and to notify the Board of Directors as appropriate and inform neighbors of impending issues by email and newsletter.
  • The committee ensures proper traffic signs and crosswalks are maintained, playgrounds, and common areas are in good repair and free from hazards.
  • Develop crime prevention or awareness programs for the association such as the Neighborhood Watch Program.
  • Organize and promote yearly the “National Night Out” (NNO) event.
  • Monitor and report any safety violations or illegal activities to law enforcement agents and/or the Board, and encourage residents to do the same.
  • Compile quarterly and yearly periodic summaries of police reports for incidents occurring in the neighborhood, distribute to board and communications committee to be shared with association members.


Ad Hoc Committee (special programs as needed)

Ad hoc committees are formed to address a specific event or issue, such as a summer BBQ, Christmas party, annual budget research, etc. When the task has been accomplished, the ad hoc committee terminates.

Meet Your Board Members

The Pfairway Park Board of Directors is made up of residents who volunteer their time and energy to manage the Homeowners Association for the community. We are delighted to work alongside everyone helping to make sure our neighborhood stays an enjoyable place to live. Keep in mind that we too are your neighbors and just like all homeowners we want to enjoy our homes and community too. Please be respectful of that when you see us in passing. We would like to get to actually know our neighbors without being continuously "on duty" during our conversations. If there is something that requires attention please go through the proper channels to report it.

What your HOA fees include...

The following is a partial list of management duties that Associa Hill Country Provides for us:


  • Monitor all contracted services such as lawn care, etc.
  • Prepare annual corporate filing with the state of Texas.
  • Monitor annual insurance appraisals, engineering, and reserve studies.
  • Coordinate any common area emergency repairs.
  • Coordinate and monitor all major repair projects.
  • Schedule annual audit and provide all needed documentation to your CPA.
  • Act as the liaison with various governmental agencies.
  • Prepare detailed annual budget.
  • Coordinate the association's property, liability and D & O insurance program.
  • Prepare specifications for contracted services, secure bids from reputable subcontractors, and present bids to the Board for approval.
  • Handle all aspects of accounts payables, process invoices, cut and mail checks, obtain vendor insurance certificates, issue 1099's, etc.
  • Ensure all service providers and vendors have current workers compensation and liability insurance.

Paying HOA Fees

There are several ways to pay your HOA fees.


PAY BY MAIL (FREE)- Send your payment (personal check, cashier’s check or money order) made out to the HOA and with your HOA account number to:

P.O. Box 64803

Phoenix, AZ 85082-4803


AUTO BILL PAY (FREE from your personal bank establishment if available)-You need to contact your bank to set this up. Please be sure to set up the payment to be made out to your association and that your association account number is provided. Please allow 5-7 business days for mailing.



DIRECT DEBIT (FREE)-This option allows you to set up direct debit withdraw for assessments from designated bank accounts. The attached form should be completed and returned with a VOIDED check for processing (electronic copy is acceptable and form must be received prior to the 20th of the month for debit to begin the following month on the 9th). Mail the form and voided check to Associa.


attn.: A/R department

1225 Alma Rd, Suite 100

Richardson, TX 75081

OR


email to csscdirectdebit@associa.us, subject: Homeowner Direct Debit Setup.


PAYING ONLINE ($2.95 OR MORE)- Paying your fees online is easy. There Follow the step-by-step instructions below or use the tutorial for help.


  1. Log on to Associa.
  2. If you have not set up your online account you can do that by choosing the "register" option. If you have already registered an account choose the "login" option.
  3. Once logged in you can view your account information that includes account summary, work orders, and covenant violations. To pay online look for the "pay online" button under your current balance OR at the top in the menu section.
  4. You can choose to make a one time payment or recurring payment. If you add an account (either bank account for $2.95 or credit card $2.95 + 3.5% of the amount processed) your payment will automatically debit from your specified account monthly.
  5. Setting up an automatic payment allows you to avoid the worry of mailing it on time and those pesky late fees will become a thing of the past. So set it and forget it!

Be In the Know...

Our neighborhood is governed by our Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions. This document is given to homeowners when they first purchase their home in our neighborhood. Be sure to read over this document as it will answer many questions you may have. A good neighbor is a well informed neighbor!


Neighborhood site visits by Associa are contracted and conducted regularly in our community. Some things we've asked them to pay special attention comprises the top violations.


Those are:


  • Property maintenance specifically mowing & edging, keeping plant beds free of turf grass, and keeping lawn and garden areas alive and attractive (2.11).
  • Proper trash container storage and/or being left on the curb beyond trash pick up (3.08) .
  • Non-approved improvements (3.01).
  • Unsightly articles and vehicles (2.21).


It is impossible for every violation to be seen during neighborhood site visits. It will be up to us all to become the eyes and ears of our own community. WE live here and it is up to US to protect the beauty and harmony of our neighborhood for now and years to come.


To report violations please send an email (along with a photo of violation) to penny.evans@associa.us.

Meeting Information

Board meetings are held quarterly. The Pfairways Residential HOA will hold the Annual Board meeting on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm (location TBD). Since we are closing out one year and starting a new one we thought it would be a great opportunity to mix an mingle with each other. So in addition to normal HOA business and Board elections, we will also be having a potluck dinner. If you would like to bring a dish feel free to sign up. We hope to see you there!


Next meeting date is ... July 21st @7:00pm.