Please be Vigilant

Fireworks cartoon pictures free vector download (19,539 Free ...With the July 4th weekend fast approaching, a reminder to remain vigilant seems appropriate. At least one Village resident has tested positive for Covid-19. This person is quarantined. This is a wake-up call that no one is immune from the virus even in the bubble of the Village.

According to the Centers for Disease Control the best ways to protect against Covid-19 is:

  • Frequent washing of hands
  • Avoiding close contact
  • Covering mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when around others
  • Covering coughs and sneezes
  • Cleaning and disinfecting

If you plan to celebrate the holiday with friends, please consider doing it outdoors and maintaining proper social distancing. There are tips on the internet regarding safely entertaining during this health crisis. You are encouraged to Google them for the safety of your guests.

As a reminder, masks are now required in the laundry. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

Chair Trash

Really!? Someone thought it would be okay to dump an office chair on the carport of a vacant residence. What is going on?

If you are the one who did this, please remove it and dispose of it in a civil and neighborly manner. It was left in the carport of Unit 3 Lot 12. If you were making a statement, you didn’t consider your neighbors.

Thanks for righting your wrong.

Garbage Woes

The garbage situation is first and foremost on the “Git-R-Done” list. Sharing the plan might give some hope that it will be dealt with. Until we can complete the needed improvements, an additional pickup day has been added.

One additional dumpster has been ordered. If there is still an overflow, another will be added. For resident’s convenience, the dumpsters and roll-offs will eventually be housed in the same area. We realize that currently, the garbage area acts as a neon sign. There are plans to make it seem less prominent by improving the appearance. These improvements should also make it easier to utilize the roll-offs and dumpsters.

In order to reduce truck damage to the roadways and parking area, the garbage trucks may be entering and exiting in two different locations. A rock base will be added to the dirt road off of Recreational Loop so as to minimize dust.

We are excited that the Village is experiencing growth. We apologize that we have not managed that growth as smoothly as we had hoped. Your patience and understanding are much appreciated.

Dogs in Close Quarters

This Is Why Small Dogs Bark More Than Big Dogs | Get Leashed MagazineDogs bark, we all get that, but when one barks for minutes on end without the owner doing anything about, it becomes a nuisance.  There are many residents in the Village with dogs that continually bark or yap when someone walks by the resident’s RV or Park Model or when they themselves are out walking.  Some dogs enjoy lunging at people who walk by. Declaring the dog won’t bite isn’t really very reinsuring. Afterall, no one wants to find out the hard way.

In addition to a city ordinance about barking dogs, the CCR’s Section 3.11 state that ”Animals should not be allowed to make an unreasonable amount of noise or otherwise become a nuisance.” Yes, “unreasonable” is subjective so please refer to the above statement—Dogs bark, but when allowed to continue to bark without instruction from the owner, that’s when the problem occurs.

It’s hard to chat with people about their pets, so please be mindful about placing your neighbor in a situation where both of you might become uncomfortable.  The board certainly can’t dictate how people train their dogs, but here is a great article about training your dog to be a good RV neighbor: https://www.escapees.com/train-your-barking-dog/?fbclid=IwAR2N4_2NGiYGYuOnwv-kxFfkBzkFfNuOerhZbzMulssK1SR1KjEMxsurY4Y

Thanks for being a good pet neighbor.

Fire Frequently Asked Questions

Campfire Cartoon Stock Photos And Images - 123RFIs the HOA responsible for informing residents of fire conditions?
No, it is the responsibility of residents to become aware of such conditions.

Do residents need a permit to burn in fire pits?
A permit is not required. Be sure to clear the area of any flammable debris, have a water source nearby, and make sure flames do not exceed 2 feet above the pit. The fire must be attended at all times and pit remains be cold to the touch when fire is done.

Is it okay to burn pine needles and leaves?
No, they should be discarded in the roll-off dumpsters to help cut down on unnecessary smoke and fire risk.

When would an open fire be of concern?
If it is uncontained, greater than 1’x1’x1’, and appears to be a fire danger. If those conditions exist, call 911.

What is a red flag warning?
A red flag warning is issued by the National Weather Service to let firefighting and land management agencies know that conditions are optimal for the start and spread of wildfire.

What does a red flag warning mean to me?
When a red flag warning is in effect, no outdoor burning is permitted, including in fire pits or charcoal barbeques.

For more information, or to confirm whether a red flag warning is in effect, contact the Timber Mesa Fire Department at 928-537-5100 or check out their website at timbermesafire.org

Keep alert, stay informed, use good judgement, stay safe!

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An Explanation of the Clubhouse Internet

Components Required For Internet Marketing | Sunny Design Demo ClubPlease be aware that the clubhouse internet was set up for residents to check their email and get on the internet from inside the clubhouse. It was not set up with Zoom or Skype meetings in mind. And it was not intended to provide service to those trying to access it from outside the clubhouse. Residents trying to access the internet from the parking lot or other areas outside the clubhouse may not connect at all or, if they do, may not have a dependable connection.

One resident reported recently that Frontier only allows internet connection for an hour and then cuts it off. Perhaps the resident was trying to access the internet from outside, called Frontier, and was given wrong information. Regardless, this is not correct. Our service allows for unlimited usage. That said, connection interruptions will occur at times due to Frontier – even from inside the building. Other businesses and private customers serviced by Frontier also experience these interruptions. They cannot be helped. The commercially-rated DSL service implemented last fall has been quite reliable so far – unlike what we had in the past when the modem and router had to be recycled frequently to jump start the connection. The wireless access point in the building meets the requirements for delivering dependable service to those inside.

For those residents that have depended on accessing their email and internet from inside the clubhouse, we appreciate your patience until the building is reopened.

Elizabeth Road Will Be Closed on Thursday

Road Closed Sign photos, royalty-free images, graphics, vectors ...Dear Elizabeth Avenue Residents,

As has already been communicated, Seal Coating of the pavement in Vacation Village will be done on Thursday thru Saturday, June 4th thru the 6th.  A map showing the daily schedule was sent out via the Whispering Pines blog.

Please note that Elizabeth Avenue will be entirely closed on Thursday, June 4th from 6 am to 6:30 pm.   If you think you’ll need to drive anywhere on that day, you’ll need to get your car out before 6 am.  We know parking spots are limited, but there should be room along Vacation Village Drive, and the fire gate onto the dirt road at the end of Vacation Village Drive will be left open for parking also.  If you park on Vacation Village Drive, please retrieve your car promptly Thursday evening, as seal coating begins on Vacation Village drive at 6 am Friday.

Also note that during this time the one-way roads will need to be used for two-way traffic.

Thank you for your understanding.