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The Board of Directors publishes newsletters, containing policy, guidance, reminders, and information useful to Autumn Wood Homeowners Association members.

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All Newsletter articles published by the Association are presented in this archive.  However, note that some of the articles are no longer valid, specifically those articles directing homeowners Assessment payments, or availability of seats on the Board.  Some articles of the same subject were rewritten for later editions to emphasize the importance of the material.  The link retrieves the newsletter edition but does not target the page.

Category

Title

Abstract

Issue

Page

Board of Directors

Advice From An HOA Attorney

Advice to unhappy homeowners regarding Board decisions

3Q2016

4

Board of Directors

Board Elections for 2015-2016 Administrative Year

Three seats are up for grabs for the up-coming Board elections; candidates' statements ...

3Q2015

4

Board of Directors

Board Elections

As in past years, this year's elections did not take place in June because a quorum could not be established.

3Q2014

4

Board of Directors

Board Elections

As in past years, this year's elections did not take place in June because a quorum could not be established.

3Q2017

4

Board of Directors

Board Member Seat Unfilled

One seat on the Autumn Wood Board of Directors remains unfilled.  Directors are seeking a homeowner to volunteer as a member of the Board.

1Q2015

3

Board of Directors

Board of Directors For 2014-2015

Four candidates fill four Board seats for the 2014-2015 Administrative Year ...

4Q2014

4

Board of Directors

Board of Directors For 2015-2016

Beginning in April, homeowners desiring to hold seats on the Board must submit a candidacy form to validate ownership details.

2Q2015

4

Board of Directors

Board of Directors For 2015-2016

Elected candidates take office and remain strong and committed.

4Q2015

1

Board of Directors

Board of Directors For 2016-2017

Thirty-three percent voted for candidates for four seats

4Q2016

4

Board of Directors

Call for Candidates For Board Positions

To be a Board member, an AW homeowner must be on title, current with account, willing to provide voluntary service to the community.

2Q2013

4

Board of Directors

Call for Candidates For Board Positions

Being a Board member only requires a strong sense of community and no hidden agendas

2Q2016

4

Board of Directors

Call for Candidates For Board Seats

Elections for seats on the Autumn Wood HOA Board of Directors are on the horizon. Four Board member positions are open for the 2017-2018 Administrative Year.

2Q2017

4

Board of Directors

Fair Winds and Following Seas

After 30 years' service to this Association, Irene Allen has stepped down from the Board of Directors.

4Q2014

4

Board of Directors

Fair Winds and Following Seas

Director Joe Gibbons retires after 13 years of volunteer service.

4Q2016

4

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors for 2013-2014

Three seats are up for grabs for the up-coming Board elections; candidates' statements

4Q2013

4

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors for 2014-2015

Elections for positions are on the horizon.  Four Board positions are open for the 2014-2015 Administrative Year

2Q2014

4

Board of Directors

Welcome Ben Adelstein and Miguel Chavez

Ben and Miguel join the Autumn Wood Board of Directors

4Q2016

4

Board of Directors

Welcome Chris Hernandez, New Board Member

Chris Hernandez took the Call To Duty seriously by successfully campaigning throughout the neighborhood.

4Q2014

4

Board of Directors

Welcome Rashmi; A New Director

Rashmi Shah was quickly recruited by the Board to fill the Director seat left vacant by Irene Allen

2Q2015

2

Board of Directors

What Goes On At A Board Meeting?  It's No Secret

Monthly, the Board conducts a business meeting consisting of two parts: General (aka Open) Session and the Executive Session, both follow parliamentary procedures ...

3Q2014

4

Board of Directors

What's In A Board Meeting?

On the third Thursday evening of each month, the Board of Directors conducts a "business" meeting, consisting of two parts:

3Q2017

4

Board of Directors

What's New in the CC&Rs?  Did the HOA Sneak In Some New Rules?

A direct comparison to the Proposed CC&Rs with the existing CC&Rs is difficult.  Generally, the attorney … removed any reference to the [Builder] …

4Q2013

3

Board of Directors

Your New Board of Directors

Seventy-four (74) ballots constitute the 51% [homeowner] quorum needed for a successful annual election.

3Q2013

4

Community

"Scary"

Coyotes are invading homeowners' front yards.

1Q2016

3

Community

Advice From Adrian Adams, ESQ

I am unhappy with a recent Board decision  What can I do?  What are my rights?

1Q2014

4

Community

Any Interest in facebook?

The Board would like to establish a presence on facebook to enable community involvement.  Interest homeowners are invited ...

1Q2014

2

Community

Are We Fortunate?  You Betcha!

Budget Committee surveyed the monthly assessment fees of neighboring HOAs.

1Q2015

4

Community

Attention: Dog Poop Alert

Signs are everywhere in the Community, but pet owners are still not picking up their dog waste.

3Q2013

2

Community

Autumn Wood HOA Gets Smart Too!

Chris Hernandez, chairman of Landscape Committee, explained the workings of the recently purchased smart irrigation controller ...

2Q2015

4

Community

Board Meeting Location Change

Directors voted to move the location of the monthly business meeting to the conference room.

3Q2016

4

Community

Cigarette Litter

Cigarette litter is becoming a problem within our Development.

4Q2013

4

Community

Community Living

We have the fortune of living in a community of homeowners where the standard of values is quite high, our property values above average ...

1Q2016

4

Community

Community Living

We live in a community where the standard of value is quite high.  Our property values are above average …

2Q2014

4

Community

Complaint About A Dog's Excessive Barking?

County of Ventura Animal Services maintains a hot-line for pet nuisance complaints.

4Q2014

3

Community

Dead Tree Replacement Delayed

Replacement tree replacement options for the Common Area reviewed by the Board

3Q2015

3

Community

Dog Waste In The Common Area

The greenbelt in the Common Area continues to be the dumping ground for dog waste.

1Q2016

2

Community

Dog Waste In The Common Area

New trash cans to help alleviate the hazards of dog waste left behind.

3Q2016

2

Community

Fast Driving?  Slow Down

There are over 300 automobiles in our Association: 140 two-car families with additional cars for younger drivers.

3Q2014

3

Community

Free Curb Number Painting

This month, the Association will provide reflective curb address marking for each address in the community for free.

2Q2013

2

Community

Gift Card Winners

To underscore the importance of approving the proposed governing documents, the Board offered $20 gift cards to homeowners ...

1Q2014

2

Community

Got Bugs?  Look At Your Trees, Bushes, and Shrubs

The Association recently discovered an infestation of White Birch Beetle and other pests.

4Q2014

1

Community

HOA Newsletter Archives Available Online

Previous edition of the HOA quarterly newsletter available for reference online.

2Q2016

2

Community

HOA Newsletter Archives Available Online

Previous editions of the newsletter are also available for reference to keep homeowners fully informed about past issues relating to the Associa-tion.

2Q2017

4

Community

Holiday Wishes

2014 Marks the Association's 30th year of existence.

1Q2014

1

Community

Holiday Wishes

The Board hopes your Holidays were filled with happiness and joy.  2015 marks the Association's 31st year of existence.

1Q2015

1

Community

Holiday Wishes

Take care of your loved ones, give gifts that are safe, and spend time where it serves the most good.

4Q2016

3

Community

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection

City of Simi Valley provides a free service for household hazardous waste disposal six times a year on the third Saturday of every other month.

2Q2017

3

Community

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Drop-Off

City of Simi Valley provides a free service for household hazardous waste disposal six times a year on the third Saturday of every other month.

4Q2014

3

Community

Is Your Gardener the "Mow and Blow" Kind?

Much of the debris on our community streets is caused by careless yard maintenance personnel.

3Q2013

4

Community

It's Just More Work!

Much of the debris on our community streets is caused by careless yard maintenance personnel.

4Q2014

1

Community

Knock, Knock. Or No knock At All

This variation of the crime known as "Knock-Knock Burglaries," has become far too common in Southern California and has plagued the City of Simi Valley for several years.

3Q2017

3

Community

Landscape Improvements Take center Stage

2017 can be hailed as another special year for landscape improvements within Autumn Wood.

3Q2017

1

Community

National Night Out - August 2014

National Night Out is a community-level social event that will be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014.

3Q2014

3

Community

Neighborhood Dealings

Homeowners who believe they have observed a crime are encouraged to call the Simi Valley Police Department …

3Q2014

2

Community

Neighborhood Painting Project Promoted

A noted decline in residential maintenance, prompted the Board to ask several painting vendors to offer discounted rates to interested homeowners ...

3Q2014

3

Community

Neighborhood Painting Project

In a desire to help, the Board asked several painting vendors to offer discounted rates to homeowners ...

4Q2014

3

Community

Nuisance Rule Proposed

Residents or tenants in the Association do not have the right to behave or act out as they please without consequence.

4Q2014

2

Community

Outside Pool Bench Gone

Reducing or eliminating vandalism is an important action to keep our Association Assessments low and within our control every year.

1Q2014

3

Community

Packages Left At The Door

Delivery companies all agree that consumers have options to prevent theft of packages.

4Q2016

2

Community

Pest Control

Association contracts with Wildlife Management Professionals - who offer also services to homeowners.

4Q2016

3

Community

Proposed Nuisance Rule Struck Down

A proposed Nuisance Rule was struck down by the Board and declared unnecessary by the Association counsel.

1Q2015

4

Community

SCE Replaces Equipment

SCE replaces outdated switching equipment in the community.

4Q2016

2

Community

Security At The Pool: The Cost Of Personal Consideration

In 2010, the Board realized affordable security patrols only centered on the pool area proved ineffective in preventing vandalism.

4Q2013

3

Community

Slow Down, You Drive Too Fast!

There are over 300 automobiles in our Association: 140 two-car families with additional cars for younger drivers.

3Q2013

4

Community

Suspicious Activity In The Common Area

Homeowners are encouraged to pay special attention to any suspicious people or activities in our community.

Apr 2011

2

Community

Tree Repair Or Replacement?

The Board would like to hear from homeowners regarding the issue of [tree] removal; with or without replacement ...

2Q2015

2

Community

Trespassing and Vandalism: "Not On My Watch!"

Trespassing and vandalism are the two greatest dangers our pool area can suffer. Although, trespassing seems like a 'victimless crime,' it is a serious liability for the Association. Yet, the very nature of vandalism represents a cost to the membership.

2Q2017

4

Community

What Is A Good Homeowner?

As a homeowner and a dues-paying member of the Association, you are entitled to certain rights, and in return, have certain responsibilities ...

1Q2014

3

Financial

Another Bank(ing) Change

In October 2013, First Bank was acquired by Union Bank.  Homeowners should send payments to the PO Box in Vallejo ...

1Q2014

1

Financial

Avoid Late Fees and the 'Sliding Window' By Paying Your Assessments On Time

For busy homeowners, the scenario is familiar.  Paying your Assessment well before the 15th of each month is very important to avoid fees.

3Q2013

3

Financial

Budget News

An increase in HOA assessments will not be necessary for coming 2014 Fiscal Year.

1Q2014

2

Financial

Budget News

Your Board of Directors believes an increase in the HOA Assessments will not be necessary for the coming 2014 Fiscal Year.

4Q2013

2

Financial

Delinquent Assessment Payments = No Pool Access

Should a homeowner become delinquent or behind in payments, your pool key card will not work at the pool gate.

2Q2013

2

Financial

Easily Access Your Homeowner Record

One of the benefits of Euclid Management company is the ability for each homeowner to view their account standing in real-time.

2Q2015

1

Financial

Fiscal Year Financial Statements

End of year financial statements provide homeowners with the assurance the Association can meet its financial obligations.

2Q2016

4

Financial

HOA Assessments (Or Where Do I Send My Check Now?)

The new management company has a new bank for the HOA ...

2Q2016

1

Financial

How Did I Get A Lien On My Property?

You can imagine the surprise when you open that envelope sent from the Association to find out that your property is subject to a lien …

3Q2014

1

Financial

How Long Does It Take To Pay Your Bills?

Banks can take several days to process your request to pay.  Plan accordingly.

4Q2014

3

Financial

Is Your Payment Method Working For You?

The three most-used methods for paying HOA assessments are presented.  Use one that fits your needs.

2Q2015

2

Financial

No Increase In Assessments

Homeowner assessments (dues) will remain the same - still the lowest in the State.

1Q2016

2

Financial

No Increase In Assessments

Budget Committee hammers out a 2015 budget with no change in monthly $75 assessment.

4Q2014

2

Financial

No Increase In Assessments

Careful fiscal year planning keeps homeowners' assessments at $75 ...

4Q2015

4

Financial

Reserve Planning

Every year the Treasurer and the Board review the Association's capital assets using an industry-standard tool known as a Reserve Study.

4Q2013

2

Financial

Reserve Planning

Each year the Treasurer and Board review the Association's capital assets using an industry-standard tool known as a Reserve Study.

4Q2014

2

Financial

The HOA Treasurer's Note

It is with pride that I report that we ended the 2013 year in line with our budget projections.

2Q2014

2

Financial

Union Bank Has A Way To Pay Your Assessment

Union Bank provides an on-line portal for homeowners to pay their assessments immediately ...

2Q2015

4

Financial

Union Bank Has A Way To Pay Your Assessment

This method is quick and easy, using popular credit cards.  However, a service fee will be added to your credit bill.

3Q2015

4

Financial

Update Your Homeowner Account

Financial institution changes require homeowners to be diligent when sending their payments ...

1Q2015

2

Financial

Where Do I Mail My HOA Assessments (dues)?

E-banking options for 2014 ...

1Q2014

4

Financial

Where Do I Mail My HOA Assessments (dues)?

[For 2013,] mail your check to Autumn Wood HOA or use e-banking, bill-pay, or checks ...

2Q2013

4

Financial

Where Do I Mail My HOA Assessments (dues)?

In the memo block of your check, be sure to precede your LOT number with "237" ...

2Q2014

4

Financial

Where Do I Mail My HOA Assessments (dues)?

[For 2013,] mail your check to Autumn Wood HOA or use e-banking, bill-pay, or checks ...

3Q2013

4

Financial

Where Do I Mail My HOA Assessments (dues)?

Another reminder for homeowners regarding monthly Assessments.

3Q2014

4

Financial

Where Do I Mail My HOA Assessments (dues)?

[For 2013,] mail your check to Autumn Wood HOA or use e-banking, bill-pay, or checks ...

4Q2013

4

Financial

Where Do I Mail My HOA Assessments (dues)?

[For 2014,] mail your check to Autumn Wood HOA or use e-banking, bill-pay, or checks ...

4Q2014

4

Governance

"How Do I Love Thee?  Let Me Count The Ways …"

Transition from one management company to another does not always go smooth.

2Q2015

1

Governance

"You Better Watch Out; You Better Not Cry; Better Not Pout, I'm Telling You Why …"

Homeowners received a welcome present from Santa in the form of a new property management company.  Euclid Management ...

1Q2015

1

Governance

A Job Well Done

Special acknowledgement for outstanding work goes to our president.

1Q2014

3

Governance

A Management Company Change

The Association changed to a new, locally-based management company ...

1Q2016

1

Governance

ARC Process Graphically Defined

The Architectural Review Committee (ARC)  turned to a 'swim lane diagram' to illustrate the process.

3Q2017

4

Governance

Architectural Improvements: Requests, Approvals, Timelines

The CC&Rs describe in great detail which homeowner improvements must be approved using the RIA, before the job begins ...

3Q2016

2

Governance

Artificial Turf

"Artificial turf is coming into it's own right now [for 2017]," says Adele Gray, a Simi Valley Code Enforcement Officer.

3Q2017

1

Governance

AT&T's Acquisition of DirecTV: How It May Affect You

Letting the technician/installer know you live in an Association during the contract phase is important so that no extra installation charges will be imposed on you.
Homeowners are responsible to abide with CC&R Article 7, Section 7.8(f), Antennas and Similar Devices, as amended in 2014:

2Q2017

3

Governance

Better Understanding Leads  to Less Problems

Violation Notice system presented.  Courtesy Notice, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Violation Notices explained.  Present a plan for action! ...

2Q2013

3

Governance

Board Incorporates Simi Valley Municipal Codes

Simi Valley Municipal Codes address a variety of particular issues anticipated or known to be relevant to Autumn Wood homeowners.

3Q2017

4

Governance

Communication Is The Key

Homeowners expressed concern that the Board did not provide adequate advance notice for a recent action …

3Q2014

4

Governance

Don't Miss Your Chance to win a $20 gift card!

Homeowners who return their voting ballot have a chance at one of the five $20 Gift Cards from Albertsons grocery store.

4Q2013

4

Governance

Euclid Management Company's Service Commitment

Euclid Management identified nine points of management to be provided for a successful Association

1Q2015

4

Governance

Give Us Your E-Mail Address

To avail yourself of the latest happenings in our community, provide your email information to Board@autumnwood.org ...

3Q2014

4

Governance

Give Us Your E-Mail Address

To avail yourself of the latest happenings in our community, provide your email information to Board@autumnwood.org ...

4Q2014

2

Governance

HOA Convenes On Thursdays

Board voted to move the monthly meeting day to Thursday

2Q2016

2

Governance

Holiday Lights Still Up?

Generally, holiday lighting should be taken down from the exterior view two weeks (14 days) after the holiday.

Apr 2011

2

Governance

How Do I Contact The Board?

The Board has established a post office box (PO Box 917) for homeowners to correspond directly with the Association Directors

2Q2013

4

Governance

Landlords Have A Responsibility To The Association

Any homeowner leasing or renting their home must provide the name(s) of their tenant(s) to the Association.

4Q2016

3

Governance

Management Company Changes Only Name

Euclid Management has partnered with FirstService Residential (FSR) to become a premier property management organization.

4Q2015

1

Governance

Management Staffing Change

CT Prop Management, the management company for the Autumn Wood Association, experienced an internal change.  Property Manager Linda Tobias has been succeeded by Amy Quijano (Key-han'-o).

3Q2017

4

Governance

Meet The New Managers

CT Prop takes over management of the Association

2Q2016

2

Governance

New Covenants, Codes & Restrictions (CC&Rs) To Be Passed

Newly drafted proposed Governing Documents offered to homeowners, which must be ratified by 67% of Association ...

3Q2013

1

Governance

New Governing Documents Voted In

The Inspector of Elections opened ballot envelopes and tallied Approvals ...

1Q2014

1

Governance

New Side Fence and Gate Specifications Adopted

It is very important to remember that you MUST have HOA Board approval before you start your project.

2Q2013

2

Governance

Oh, By The Way …

Autumn Wood HOA has a Twitter account.

Oct 2009

1

Governance

Other Structures on the Lot

The Association's Conditions, Covenants and Restrictions (CC&Rs) identify how other structures commonly found on homeowners properties can exist properly.

2Q2017

2

Governance

Other Structures on the Lot

Other structures are defined as play houses, tool sheds, garden sheds, pet houses, and storage sheds.

4Q2016

2

Governance

Pool Key Exchange

The new keys are a new type key - not really a metal key at all, but rather a proximity access card ...

Jul 2009

1

Governance

Pool Parties Need Insurance

The warm evenings of summertime beacon for a party at the Association pool. But before you start inviting your friends, coordinate with our property manager

3Q2017

3

Governance

Pool Party Requirements

Certificates of Coverage are required if homeowners desire to use the pool for parties.

3Q2016

3

Governance

Properties For Rent Or Lease

Any homeowner leasing or renting their home must provide the Association with the name(s) of their tenants as well as their new off-site address.

1Q2016

3

Governance

Quick Response E-Mail Address

This special email address directs [your message] to the mailboxes of the managing agent, financial services department, and assistant.

2Q2013

1

Governance

Revised Monetary Penalties and Fines Schedule Adopted

In 2014, the Board discussed and voted into effect an updated Monetary Fines and Penalties Schedule ...

3Q2014

3

Governance

Rules and Resolutions: Specifications Reformatted As ARC Standards

The Association's Architectural Review Committee (ARC) recently reviewed the Association's Specifications - those rules that have been adopted by the Association to enhance and protect the value and attractiveness of the Autumn Wood at Hunter's Field neighborhood, and to preserve the peace and contribute to the welfare of all residents.

2Q2017

2

Governance

Solar Power Installations Are Hitting a New High

You must receive written approvals from Simi Valley City Planning and the [Association] before you begin installing solar panels.

4Q2013

1

Governance

Stay Informed

Keeping your Homeowner Data Sheet up-to-date with the management company is very important.

1Q2014

4

Governance

Stay Informed

Homeowners should take the opportunity to assure their informational data sheet is up-to-date with the new management company

1Q2016

3

Governance

The Push For New Governing Documents: They Just Make Sense

Staying current with [State] regulations is the main reason for updating the Association's [Governing Documents].

4Q2013

1

Governance

US Flag Etiquette

[...] However, when a patriotic effect is desired, the flag may be displayed 24 a day if properly illuminated during the hours of darkness ...

Apr 2011

2

Governance

We Need Your Help!

In attept to better serve all members in our neighborhood, the Board is asking all homeowners to submit email addresses ...

Oct 2009

1

Maintenance

"To Weed Or Not To Weed?  That Is the Question …"

Remove weeds as soon as they sprout to prevent an outbreak.

2Q2016

4

Maintenance

Architectural Improvements: Requests, Approvals, Timelines

The CC&Rs describe in great detail the composition of the ARC, what must be requested using the RIA, and a new requirement ...

1Q2014

2

Maintenance

Boundary Hedges

As the neighborhood matures, so do the boundary hedges.  SVMC restricts the height of those hedges to 42 inches.

3Q2016

3

Maintenance

Brown Lawns Are Acceptable But Must Be Maintained

Board applies guidelines of Civil Code 4735 while still applying CC&Rs.  Lawns can be brown but must be maintained, neat, trimmed, and weed-free ...

2Q2015

3

Maintenance

Brown Lawns Must Be Maintained

Homeowners' lawns can be brown but they must be maintained, neat, trim, and weed-free.

3Q2015

2

Maintenance

Color Swatches for Residential Painting

HOA has a discount paint account at local Dunn-Edwards.

2Q2017

2

Maintenance

Color Swatches for Residential Painting

A paint guidebook with approved colors is available.

4Q2016

3

Maintenance

Don't Forget To Take Down Your Christmas Decorations

The Board recognizes lighting is a form of celebration, certain time limits must be established to preserve the reverence of the occasion.

1Q2014

3

Maintenance

Don't Forget To Take Down Your Christmas Decorations

"Festive Lighting" citation identified in CC&Rs Article VII as a part of Ancillary Lighting ...

1Q2015

3

Maintenance

Don't Forget To Take Down Your Holiday Decorations

Outside decorations for Christmas Holidays should not remain installed after the last weekend in January

1Q2016

2

Maintenance

Driveway Landscape Easement (DLE)

What is it and how it applies to homeowners is discussed with citations ...

3Q2015

1

Maintenance

El Ņino Coming This Winter

NOAA predicts a rainy winter but it is not guaranteed ...

4Q2015

2

Maintenance

Exposed Wires, Cables, and Conduits

Any permanently installed cable, wire, or conduit must run neatly along the face and sides of the house or trim, and be blended to the color ...

2Q2014

3

Maintenance

Exposed Wires, Cables, and Conduits

Permanently installed wires, cables, or conduits must be "invisible" ...

2Q2016

2

Maintenance

Focus On Residential Upkeep

Using the ""seasonal approach"" to  focus on common maintenance issues for the summer ...

2Q2015

3

Maintenance

Focus On Residential Upkeep

This Fall, homeowners should use this suggested guide to schedule upkeep efforts and stay one step ahead of the walk-thru team ...

3Q2015

3

Maintenance

Focus On Residential Upkeep

Homeowners should use this suggested guide to schedule Winter upkeep efforts and stay one step ahead of the walk-thru team ...

4Q2015

2

Maintenance

House Trim and Metal Flashing

Because trim boards are the outermost covering, they are subject to moisture, which can cause rot over time if not replaced or maintained.

4Q2013

3

Maintenance

Items That May Need Your Attention

As the weather warms up and things dry out, we need to look at our residences and yards for clean-up/touch-up after the harshness of our winter months.

1Q2014

3

Maintenance

Items That May Need Your Attention

These are some of the more common findings as reported by the walk-thru team ...

3Q2016

3

Maintenance

Lawn and Side Yard Maintenance

Tips and guidelines for yard maintenance during hot weather ...

3Q2014

2

Maintenance

Lot Maintenance

Spring is on its way.  This is a good time to look at your home for possibly a little clean-up/touch-up before a long hot summer.

Apr 2011

2

Maintenance

Rain, Rain, Go Away

Take time to look at your yard, the side gate, and the residence. Are you pleased with what you see? Could it be better maintained?

2Q2017

1

Maintenance

Redesigned Lawns For Waterless Days

Alternatives to lawns, such as artificial turf, desert sandscapes, moon rocks, or cement slabs are discussed with Municipal Code citations ...

3Q2015

1

Maintenance

Removing Stucco Stains Becomes A Priority

Many months of collected dirt and debris that settled on tile roofs washing off onto the side of the residence creates unsightly stains.

4Q2015

4

Maintenance

Repairmen, Handy men, and Other Vendors

Some jobs require expertise.  If a job is beyond your skill set, ask someone for help, either to do the job or for a reference.

2Q2014

1

Maintenance

Residential Maintenance Still On Track

The Association continues to employ the "seasonal approach" to help homeowners focus on most common maintenance issues noted by the walk-thru team.

1Q2016

1

Maintenance

Revised Color Palate For Painting

The Board has revised the color schemes recommended for painting of residences within the community.

1Q2016

3

Maintenance

Revised Color Palate For Painting

The Board has revised the color schemes recommended for painting of residences within the community.

4Q2015

2

Maintenance

Seasonal Approach To Residential Upkeep

Lorraine Newton, property manager, suggested homeowners use a "seasonal approach" to focus on common maintenance issues throughout the year.

1Q2015

3

Maintenance

Side Yard Maintenance

Homeowners living on corner lots often don't realize the strip of land outside the wall alongside the sidewalk is part of their maintenance responsibility.

2Q2014

2

Maintenance

Spring Has Sprung

Spring Cleaning is the practice of thoroughly cleaning a house in the springtime.  Homeowners should begin to make plans to restore or repair certain elements of the residence exterior ...

2Q2014

1

Maintenance

Stucco Stain Removal

The review team noticed an increased number of residences that are blemished with stucco stains during the monthly walk-throughs.

4Q2013

2

Maintenance

Switching To Satellite?

If you have made the decision to move to a satellite dish, get [ARC] approval before any installation [begins] using the Resident Improvement Application (RIA).

4Q2013

3

Maintenance

Weathered Trim and Stucco Stains

Inspect your house trim and honestly evaluate its condition.

2Q2014

3

Maintenance

Weathered Trim and Stucco Stains

As a prospective buyer, do you see the effects of the elements?

2Q2016

3

Maintenance

Who's That Knocking On My Door?

Association's CC&Rs provide guidance to maintain your residence under zero lot-line conditions.

4Q2015

4

Maintenance

Winter's Gift: Stucco Stains

Paint residue from the trim, mildew in shady areas, and dirt running off the tile roof are the most common causes of stucco staining in our community.

2Q2013

4

Maintenance

Yard Maintenance Review

Better weather has arrived and it is time for a little clean-up/touch-up after the winter months.

2Q2013

1

Pool

A Sharp-Looking Fence

New perimeter fencing chosen to prevent trespassers from easily gaining access to the pool area.

Jul 2009

1

Pool

Autumn Wood HOA Pool Rules

Each summer season the Board reminds Association members about the rules and regulations for our community pool

2Q2015

3

Pool

Hot Pool News To Swim In

It's time to replace the pool decking.  The Board has solicited bids from reputable construction vendors.

2Q2013

3

Pool

Hot Water Heater Replaced

The hot water heater hidden deep inside the pool cabana, finally retired after faithfully serving pool-goers for 32 years.

3Q2017

3

Pool

How's the Water Now?

The decking in the pool area is replaced with pavers, with other resort-like highlights ...

3Q2013

1

Pool

If Lost, Get Your Pool Key Returned

Stickers will be in the mail by December.  In the event a key card is lost, this Return to Autumn Wood HOA sticker will help it [get] back ...

Oct 2009

1

Pool

Keep Your Pool Cards Handy

At the pool [because] we're installing card readers on the bathroom doors to minimize vandalism ...

Apr 2011

1

Pool

Lost Pool Keys

Lost pool key card can cost $50 to replace.  Treat your card with care.

2Q2016

2

Pool

Lost Pool Keys

Lost pool key can cost money

4Q2014

3

Pool

Makeover Slow In Getting Started

Pool area refurbishment should be finished by early July

3Q2016

4

Pool

New Pool Furniture Arrives

New pool furniture, championed by the Pool Committee, is purchased and arrives to complete the 'resort look' ...

4Q2015

3

Pool

New Pool Furniture

Pool committee person, Maria Chavez, researched, selected, and proposed a number of pool furniture replacement items to the Board for consideration ...

3Q2015

4

Pool

Other News

As pool vandalism seems to have been decreased due to all the recent security upgrades, neighborhood crime is on the rise ...

Oct 2009

1

Pool

Pool Area Makeover Complete

The result is a fresh-looking pool house and surrounding fence line.

4Q2016

1

Pool

Pool Area Makeover Now Expected In April

Repair and painting of the pool cabana stucco and trim, coupled with painting of the wrought iron fencing ...

1Q2016

4

Pool

Pool Etiquette: Enjoy The Water But Be Responsible

Basic rules that every homeowner would want for their own pool.

3Q2016

1

Pool

Pool Etiquette: Enjoy The Water But Be Responsible

Basic pool rules for the HOA pool that every homeowner must know.

3Q2017

2

Pool

Pool Heater Turn-On

Pool heater may be turned on in late-April if the weather's heating trend continues

Apr 2011

2

Pool

Pool Key Card Access System Upgrade

During the closing days of March, technicians put into service an electronic upgrade for the pool card key access system.

2Q2017

3

Pool

Pool News

The pool is currently closed for Black Algae removal and structural upgrades.

Oct 2009

1

Pool

Pool Party Rules

Want to have a party at the pool?  Before you invite friends, you must coordinate with our HOA manager, to meet specific requirements.

Apr 2011

2

Pool

Pool Rules Reminder

Each summer season the Board reminds Association members about the rules and regulations for our community pool ...

2Q2013

5

Pool

Pool Rules Review

Please read and heed.  The rules are for everyone's safety.

2Q2014

2

Pool

Pool Rules Review

Each summer season the Board reminds Association members about the rules and regulations for our community pool ...

2Q2016

3

Pool

Pool Rules Review

Pool rules are for everyone's benefit ...

3Q2014

2

Pool

Pool Rules Review

Each season the Board reminds Association members about the rules and regulations for our community pool.

Apr 2011

1

Pool

Service Dogs in Pool Area

Individuals with disabilities shall be permitted to be accompanied by their service animals in the Common Area. However, the service ani-mal shall be under the control of its handler. The service animal shall have a harness, leash, or other tether.

2Q2017

2

Pool

Smiles At The Pool

Your Board of Directors has taken the extraordinary step to outfit the pool area with video surveillance devices.

Jul 2009

1

Pool

Spa Closed in May for Refurbishment

The spa (not the pool) will be closed for approximately two weeks, from May 2nd through May 14th.

Apr 2011

1

Pool

Unauthorized Users of Our Pool and Parkways

Make all members of your family aware of the responsibilities when using the pool area.  Enforcement of rules is two-pronged …

2Q2014

3

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October 11, 2017