As the holiday season comes to a close this week, we would like to congratulate the four homes that won the Holiday Lighting Contest.
The Spirit category winner is 293 Valley Brook Drive
The Small Traditional category winner is 709 Kenova Trace
The Large Traditional category winner is 2865 Bay Colony Lane
These homes and more can be seen in the photo gallery located here.
SAVE THE DATE: December 6, from 9am – 11am
OPTION A: Trunk or Treat – Friday, October 31 @ 6 – 8pm
Trunk or treat provides a safe environment for families to enjoy a FREE evening of Halloween fun in a festival atmosphere! Children trick-or-treat from car trunk to car trunk. Candy, prizes, games, music, candy launcher, and more… don’t miss it!
Interested in decorating a trunk for the event or donating candy? Email Amber Hazard, CenterPointe Christian Church (email@example.com), for more information on how to get involved.
We look forward to seeing you at one or both events.
A recap of the information shared and discussed at the September 2014 Association meeting is listed below;
Treasurer’s Report thru August 2014 was given to those in attendance
- Being this was the Association’s annual meeting, it was an election year and there were no nominations from the floor, the online votes were added to those turned in at the meeting and the new Board was announced at the end of the meeting. In alphabetical order the board members for the next two years will be Julie Baker, Jeff Crabb, Brandon Feeback, Glenda France, Lori Hindenlang, Jeremy Slade and Mark Treesh. These individuals will meet within the next ten days according to the bylaws to select officers.
- The Neighborhood Watch Program is up and running. The next meeting will be scheduled within the next month.
- Fall Yard Sale is this Saturday, September 20, 2014.
- Social Committee:
- MSNA will partner with Centerpointe Church again to host a Trunk or Treat on Halloween night. Details are currently being worked out and will be shared via email, website, and Facebook once they have been finalized. We are also entertaining the idea of scheduling a movie in the clubhouse on Halloween evening for Tweens. This would include those kids too old to Trick or Treat and too young for high school.
- We are looking for more volunteers for this committee. If you have ideas for social events and don’t have time to be a member of this group, please submit your ideas to our property manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Second District Councilmember, Shevawn Akers, gave an update on events in Lexington. She also addressed the next milestones for the widening of Leestown Road and the extension of Citation Blvd. For a complete list of events and announcements, please see Shevawn’s 2nd District Newsletter. Some of the items discussed included:
- The Leestown Road traffic will be moving to the new section in October.
- Citation Blvd between Georgetown and Mercer will open in November.
- $6.5 Million was awarded to finish the Town Branch Trail
- The city is hosting another Hazardous Waste drop-off on October 18 called Fall Haul from 8:30am to 4pm at 1631 Old Frankfort Pike.
- A new opportunity is available for MSNA to get matching funds from the city to make enhancements to the neighborhood. The grant application is due October 31. Some ideas that were mentioned include creating a bike/walking path from the playground on Lucille to the clubhouse parking lot and adding exercise stations to the path leading into Masterson Station Park.
- John Short asked about the landscaping of the front entrance. He suggested forming a committee to coordinate the bidding process for this job. The front entrance island as it was originally presented to the board over two years ago should not have been destroyed. The homeowners association received money from the state to replace the landscaping and signage that was along Leestown Road. These monies did not include the island. Jeff has been in touch with transportation officials to determine if additional monies will be made available for the reconstruction of the island. The board will definitely get the neighborhood involved in designing the front entrance. At the same time, the board would like to put more signage up at other entrances into the neighborhood, especially at Spurr and Sandersville.
- Brandon Feeback asked the broken fence along Spurr Road. The black fence along Spurr is the responsibility of the homeowner. The property manager will send out a notice the week of September 22.
- Street trees, by a city ordinance, are the responsibility of the homeowner. Many stop-signs cannot be seen from the road until the driver is almost directly at the sign. The next newsletter will have guidelines to help homeowners keep the trees at the designated heights. Julie Baker is working with a tree trimming company in the area to get a discounted rate for the entire neighborhood. Any offers will be advertised on the website, via email, and Facebook.
- Deputy Robinson, from the Sheriff’s department, discussed the following items:
- Beware of a Jury Duty Scam that has been making the rounds in nearby counties. The caller informs the homeowner that they have missed a Jury Duty summons. If they buy a card from the caller, this fee will clear their name. The courts do not work in this manner so Do Not give any credit card information to the caller and report it immediately to law enforcement.
- The Sheriff’s Office is responsible for transport of prisoners, serving summons, running the court system, tax collection, and maintaining the sex offender database for Fayette County among other things.