Sunday, February 05, 2006


By now, most of you are aware of the new partnership between Discovery Land Company, Hillwood Development and CCNG. All of us on the Spanish Oaks team are excited about this new relationship and look forward to the next few months. We are already seeing improvements around the property, and have upgraded our Security staff and systems to enhance your community experience.

The privacy of our residents is a primary concern. Accordingly, we have engaged a new Security firm Izon Security that specializes in service for upscale, private and gated communities such as Spanish Oaks. We've hired an entirely new staff of gate personnel, expanded the hours for Security, and added a Patrol Officer during construction hours.

You'll be pleased to note that the Patrol Officer is keeping an eye on construction sites, traffic, parking, mud on the streets, etc., and is making sure that work crews do in fact enter and leave the property at appropriate times.

As part of our new Access Control system, all owners are asked to provide an authorized Access List so that the Gate personnel know who and when guests and/or contractors, deliveries, etc. can be admitted to the property.

The HOA has a new Manager!

Pam Chandler has been retained by the Board of Directors to manage our association, She serves on the Design Review Committee, and is available to answer any questions or concerns you have.

Pam can be reached at 533-2365, or via e-mail to She can provide information on the property, architectural issues, the status of your account, and anything you need as a property owner in our community.

Spanish Oaks Association Directory

As more residents move into the community, it's time to start gathering information for a resident directory. A directory is a great tool for owners who want to meet their neighbors, be involved in social activities, find babysitters or tutoring services, etc. Participation is strictly voluntary, and any information provided will be distributed only to Spanish Oaks residents.

A directory information form is on page 4. You can complete and either mail to the Association (13453 Hwy. 71 West, Bee Cave, TX 78738), drop off at the East Gate, Fax to Pam Chandler at 421-8525, or e-mail to us at

Pam will gather the information and produce a directory for all those participating. We'll do periodic updates as new neighbors move in.

In the meantime, please feel free to contact Pam with suggestions for social activities or gatherings. Please return your completed form by February 25th!

The Board of Directors has decided to appoint a homeowner to serve in an advisory capacity on the Board. If you have prior experience as a Board member, or have an interest in learning how an Association operates, please contact Pam Chandler at 533-2365, or via e-mail to to volunteer.

Applications will be accepted through February 25th, and the Board will then review the candidates and make a selection.

Volunteers Needed!

Working with Lori Bailes, Terri Wood, Linda Engelbrecht & Malcolm Pigford, we are trying to start up some Ad Hoc committees for the HOA. These groups can work on things like the stop light issue, social activities, communications, etc. If you're interested in helping out, please contact Pam Chandler by phone or email.

Greg Bailes and Steve Yetts, Board President, have made contact with TXDOT and are
scheduling a meeting with the engineer responsible for Hwy 71 traffic issues. The meeting is being scherduled for mid-February, and we'll report on our progress.

♦ The revised Spanish Oaks Design Guidelines are now available. There are new planting requirements, and a comprehensive Approved Plant List. If you are contemplating any exterior changes to your home, getting ready to build, or planning your spring landscape work, please call or e-mail Pam Chandler to get your copy!

♦ It has come to our attention that we frequently have pets running loose in the neighborhood. Please remember that all pets must be kept on a leash when outside your property, and should not be left unattended in unfenced areas. Construction workers are not to bring pets on-site, so if you see this please alert Security by calling 533-2369, or e-mailing them to

♦ Please feel free to be our eyes and ears - Spanish Oaks is a large property, and our staff can't see everything! If you see lights out, people speeding, mud in the streets, or anything you feel needs attention, please contact Pam Chandler at 533-2365 or via e-mail to

Open Home Tour February 26, 2006 Noon --- 5 PM

The Spanish Oaks Sales Office will be hosting an Open Home Tour of homes for
sale on Sunday, February 26th from 12 to 5 PM. Each home will be hosted by its listing agent and the Spanish Oaks sales staff will be on site to assist the hosting agents. The Sale Office will host Open Home Tours from time to time to increase exposure of the neighborhood and showcase the fine builders and homes here. While realtors and the general public interested in viewing homes will be allowed access to the ommunity, Security will be distributing community rules, tour maps, and will have additional staff patrolling the property to protect your privacy. Please contact Pam Chandler or stop by the Sales Office for more information.


Pam Chandler, Assn. Manager Phone: 533-2365 or 484-1303 E-mail:

East Gate Phone: 533-2369 E-mail:

West Gate Phone: 535-7360 E-mail:

Sales Center Phone: 533-2370

Design Review Committee Call Pam Chandler E-mail:

Time Warner Cable Phone: 531-7855 Telephone/Internet/Digital Cable

Sharp Community Energy Phone: 288-4511 Gas Service

LCRA Phone: 473-3200 Water/Wastewater

Allied Waste (BFI) Phone: 247-5647 Trash Removal/Recycling

Our new gate personnel are here to take care of you, and as time goes by they'll get to know all of you.

We thought the homeowners would appreciate knowing their names as well.

Site Supervisor: Tim Mershon (Patrol M-F)

Gate Personnel: Cottrill Dickerson (East/Patrol)
Anthony Draper (West)
Carole Edge (East)
Brian Evans (East)
Marcus Flores (East)
Bill McClung (West)
Thomas Mercado (West)
Al Pedron (East/Patrol)

These folks are working very hard to make Spanish Oaks a safe and happy neighborhood for you and your guests. We appreciate your input and cooperation with our new systems and are confident that you'll seea great improvement in our program.

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