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									                           Birnam Wood Bugle
“Our mission is to promote the enhancement of property values, security, and overall livability of our community while improving and maintaining
the Common Areas.” - Mission Statement for Birnam Wood III CAI

August through November 2012 Office phone # 281/350-8556
                                                                              community. She was a long time Security Director and was
                Calendar of Events                                            instrumental in forging a strong bond with the Constables
                                                                              Office. She also was the Board Secretary for many years, and
August 7 - Monthly Water Board Meeting –                                      volunteered countless hours to help out in the office.
7:00 pm in the Clubhouse.                                                     A Special Meeting was held and Shannon Cobb was appointed
                                                                              to finish Mrs. Elly Brokaw’s term.
August 8- 50+ Movie Matinee, 11:30am – 2:30pm                                 The last quarterly meeting of Birnam Wood III and VOSO
in the Clubhouse.                                                             took place on July 3, 2012. The agenda included reports from
                                                                              Committee Chairpersons. Highlights of the meeting included:
August 25- Mobile Vet from 10:00 am – 3:00pm in
the back parking lot.                                                            Our Annual Memorial Day Party well attended. The next
                                                                                  Movie Night is scheduled for 7/28/12 in the clubhouse.
September 3 – Labor Day Pool Party 3:00 pm -                                     We have meet our goal for our HOA reserve fund. The
6:00pm.                                                                           HOA is looking into what we need to do to develop the
                                                                                  acreage behind the recreational area. Look for upcoming
                                                                                  news items in regards to this.
September 11- Monthly Water Board Meeting –                                      Our last Neighborhood Watch meeting was well attended
7:00 pm in the Clubhouse.                                                         with the constables and Crime Stoppers giving tips and
                                                                                  providing information on keep your homes safe. Officer
October 2 – National Night Out 5:00pm – 8:00pm.                                   Rodriguez went over the crime stats for the subdivision.
                                                                                  The next date for a security meeting has not been set,
                                                                                  however National Night Out is October 2, 2012 from 5-8
October 9- HOA Quarterly meeting at 7:30pm in                                     pm.
the Clubhouse.                                                                   Nomination/Elections: Two positions will be up for
                                                                                  election on November 7, 2012. If you are interested
October 9- Monthly Water Board Meeting- 7:00pm                                    please contact the office. Letters and ballots will be
                                                                                  mailed to each owner no later than Sept. 30, 2012. Please
in the Pavilion.
                                                                                  remember that all proxies must be submitted by 4:00 pm
                                                                                  on Friday November 2, 2012.
November 7, 2012- Annual Members’ Meeting –                                      Perry also thanked all the volunteers who showed up to
7:30 pm in the clubhouse                                                          help get our recreational area in shape for this year’s
                                                                                  swim season.
                       FYI                                                       Deed Restriction /Beautification Committee selected 19
                                                                                  yards for the residents who attended the quarterly meeting
                   Board Members                                                  to vote on for “Yard of the Summer”. 23610 Rustic Oak,
                                                                                  was voted best yard for the season.
Perry Trosclair – President
Jacob Bice – Vice-President/ Security
Kathleen Harrison – Treasurer/Secretary
Shannon Cobb – Director
Faye Frost – Recreation

                      News Updates
Elly Brokaw, who was a valuable member of our Board of
Directors since 1989, passed away suddenly on Monday, July
2, 2012. She will be greatly missed for her dedication to the
        23610 Rustic Oak- Yard of the Summer                                   Pool Cards and Tenant Forms
     Here is the list of properties that were runner-up:
                                                               We are still issuing Pool Cards. If you do not have a card on
                  1) 23606 Jasper Stone                        file come on down to the pool during our normal hours, bring
                  2) 23618 Jasper Stone                        your I.D. and we will issue you a card. If you are a renter and
                  3) 23602 Jasper Stone                        want access to the pool you will need a completed tenant form
                  4)5238 Bright Oak Ct                         on file. You can get one from the office, pool, or off our web
                  5) 24047 Clipper Hill                        site Go to forms and print the tenant
                  6) 24010 Surreygate Dr                       form out. Your landlord or management company will need to
                  7) 24002 Surreygate Dr                       fill in the form, sign it and return it to either the office or pool
                  8) 24026 Surreygate Dr                       gatekeeper. Cards are $10.00 each for anyone 10 or older.
                  9) 24022 Rockygate Dr                        Tenants will need to bring their I.D. and if it does not have the
                  10) 24026 Rockygate Dr                       current address on it, a bill that has been mailed to their
                  11) 24022 Thistlegate Dr                     address will be required.
                  12) 5027 Tealgate Dr.
                  13) 5015 Tealgate Dr
                  14) 4806 Hickorygate Dr
                  15) 4423 Rosegate Dr
                  16) 4314 Burkegate Dr
                  17) 4306 Enchantedgate Dr
                  18)4534 Enchantedgate Dr.

                                                                                   MOBILE VET
                                                               On Saturday August 25, 2012, the MOBILE VET will be in
                                                               the back parking lot of our Clubhouse from 10:00 am until
                                                               3:00 pm. This is a great time to get your pets their annual
                                                               shots. All cats and dogs in Harris County must get at least a
Our Labor Day Pool Party is on Monday, September 3,            Rabies Shot. Office # (936) 449-4412
2012 from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm. We will have Carnival
Games, Piñatas, and Prizes to give away, Root Beer Floats,     Dog Packages:
Foam Moonwalk, Pony Races, and Train Rides. Look for           Rabies- $9.95
the signs that will go up in August. We hope to see all the    Bordetella - $17.95
residents come out and have a good time. IT’S                  Rabies-DHPP- $29.95
FREE!!!!!!!! AND FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!                            Rabies-DHPPC-$39.95
                                                               Rabies-DHPPC-Occult Heartworm-$49.95
                                                               Rabies-DHPPC- Occult Heartworm test, Fecal-$69.95
                                                               Rabies-DHPPC-Bordetella-Occult Heartworm Test $84.95

                                                               Cat packages:
                                                               Rabies- (FVRCP) Distemper-$24.95
                                                               Rabies-(FVRCP) Distemper-Leukemia-$39.95
                                                               Rabies-(FVRCP) Distemper-Leukemia-FIV-$49.95
                                                               Flea & Heartworm Medicine also available

    Pool Hours for Remainder of the Summer
           August 1st – September 3rd.
Tuesday – Saturday ………….12:00 pm – 8:00 pm                                                       We all love our pets, we
Saturday & Sunday (Sept. 1st & 2nd) 1:00pm 8:00pm              feed them, play with them, but yet, we do not want to clean up
Monday Sept. 3rd (Labor Day)...1:00pm – 7:00pm                 after them. Do yourself and your neighbor a favor and clean
                                                               up after your pet, wherever they may go. This will keep our
If you would like to see the pool open on Sept. 8 & 9 please   community clean and happy.
either call the office or tell the gatekeeper.
                                                                              Also our committees are open to anyone who has an interest in
                                                                              helping us reach out to the entire neighborhood. Check out
                                                                              our web site for more information at
                                                                              Please either call the office 281-350-8556 or email us at
                                                                     Join VACTT today and
                                                                              get on our email list for updates.
R esidentia l Recycling
As of May 1st, 2010, WCA Waste Corporation’s residential curbside
recycling program has been expanded. The following items will now be          And last but not least Santa will be coming around in the blink
accepted in your recycling container:
                                                                              of an eye and the Birnam Wood Carolers will be starting
                                                                              practice in a couple of months. Last year they were part of the
Paper: Newspaper, Magazines, Catalogs, Junk Mail and Envelopes,               Santa Drive and are planning on doing it again this year. We
Office Paper, Construction Paper, Colored Paper, Folders, Paper Bags,
Phone Books, Holiday Cards and Greeting Cards                                 are looking for a Choirmaster. Perry Trosclair our President
                                                                              will head this group, so anyone who wants to join should
Cardboard: Corrugated Cardboard Boxes, Paperboard Boxes (cereal,              email him at . This is great fun and
soda/beer, egg, shoe boxes, etc.)                                             we encourage you to come join the choir. You do not have to
                                                                              audition and all volunteers of all ages are welcome.
Containers: Aluminum Cans, Tin Cans, Steel Cans, Glass Bottles,
Glass Jars, Empty Aerosol Cans, Aluminum Foil, Plastics #1-#7 (milk,                          VOLUNTEER PARTY
soda, water, juice, shampoo, detergent, pool supplies, pet food, etc.,
excluding Styrofoam), Metal Pots and Pans, Copper, Scrap Metal (nails                          SEPTEMBER ?????
and screws, gutters, etc.)
                                                                              We are planning a Thank You for all the volunteers who have
Unacceptable Recyclable Material: PLASTIC BAGS,                               given up their time to help the community. This will include
Styrofoam, Pizza Boxes (because of the oils), Coat Hangers, Paint and         anyone who volunteered in 2011 and of course anyone who
Solvent Containers, Light Bulbs, Mirrors, Windows, Dishes and Cups, Pyrex
Pans, Wet or Soiled Paper, Paper Towels, Facial and Toilet Tissue,            volunteers this year. If you have not already helped out in
Disposable Plates and Cups, Milk and Juice Cartons (wax-board                 some capacity then helping at our Labor Day Party, Caroling
containers), Wrapping Paper                                                   with Santa or National Night Out will get you on the list for
                                                                              this party. Planning is ongoing but Great Food and Good
Please have your recyclables at the curb no later than 7 a.m. on Wed. Any     Company will top the list.
excess material may be placed in paper bags, cardboard boxes, or
previous recycling bins adjacent to your recycling container. If you
need an additional bin(s), or have any questions regarding our residential
recycling program, please contact our Residential Office at (281) 368-8397.
                                                                                       Important phone numbers
Co nta ct Us                                                                  Constable Prescient #4………281-376-3472
Residential Services:                                                         Trash Company WCA………281-368-8397
Questions, comments, concerns, or requests regarding residential services     Animal Control………………281-999-3191
may be directed to our Houston Residential office at (281) 368-8397.          MUD #43 (TNG)……………..281-350-0895
                                                                              Spring Post Office……………281-288-8465
                 NATIONAL NIGHT OUT                                           Mercer Arboretum……….......281-443-8588
                                                                              Baldwin Boettcher Library….281-446-8588
                                                                              Harris County Maintenance...281-353-8424
Come and participate in our Annual National Night Out on
Tuesday October 2, 2012 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Meet
the Constables & Firemen who serve and protect. Also meet                           GARAGE SALE AND OTHER SIGNS
your neighbors. The best way to prevent crime is to know
who belongs on your street. We will have free hot dogs and                    Any garage sale or lost animal signs should be on stakes and
drinks, music and raffle items. National Night Out will be                    removed promptly. No signs whatsoever may be put in the
sponsored by Birnam Wood III HOA and Harris County MUD                        flowerbeds of the Subdivision. No advertising signs may be
# 43.                                                                         put up. If you see ad signs feel free to remove them.

                                                                                               Next Senior Luncheon
                ROUND                                                         Our next Senior Luncheon will be on August 8, 2012 from
Birnam Wood is looking for volunteers to help with the many                   11:30 to 2:30, Movie Matinee. This is a Potluck event. Call
activities and committees that have been formed. We need                      the office to get on the list. 281-350-8556
help with our Labor Day Party. Anyone interested in helping
serve root beer floats, carnival games, giving our prizes or
watching the hop races, or foam moonwalk, please call the
office. If we have enough people then shifts will be 1-2 hours.
                                                       6. Other articles visible: ladders, toys, buckets, etc.
                                                       5. Boat and/or trailer visible.
                                                       4. Inoperable vehicles (cars or truck) visible.
                                                       3. Grill or smoker visible.
                                                       2. Trash cans: on the curb, in front of garage door or
                                                       visible from the street.
                   At long last it looks like the
                                                            AND THE NUMBER 1 DEED RESTRICTION
Traffic Light that was approved for the
                                                                   VIOLATION IS ………….
intersection of Quailgate Dr. & Cypresswood Dr.
may be installed soon. Although nothing is set in      1.      MOWING, EDGING OR
stone yet, look for construction to start possibly                TRIMMING!!!!
sometime in August.

TOP TEN DEED RESTRICTION VIOLATIONS                             Also, don’t forget….
10. Articles trash company won’t take: tires, paint,
batteries, refrigerators, etc.                           Heavy trash pickup is on Saturdays
9. Commercial or over-sized vehicles.                     and recycling is on Wednesdays
8. House or fence repairs: garage doors, roofs,
soffit, fascia, etc.
7. Basketball goal on curb or lying on side.

23803 Birnam Wood Blvd.                                                       Presorted Standard
Spring, Texas 77373                                                           U.S. Postage Paid
                                                                              Spring, TX.
                                                                              Permit No. 418

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