HAPPY THANKSGIVING from the Board and Maintenance Staff!

As a reminder, maintenance and the office will be closed Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Should you have a maintenance emergency please call 720-385-8158 and leave your name, unit number, phone number and the nature of the emergency. Someone will call you back. If you do not leave this information, you may not get a call back.

Enjoy the Holiday!

Hillcrest Water Update

Project Update 11-23-2020

Pump station

Major concrete work is completed for the pump station. The new pump station is scheduled to go into service in spring 2021. Paving in this area, as well as demolition of the old pump station, is scheduled for summer 2021.
 

Heavy machinery and equipment

Paving and other heavy machinery operations are nearing completion. There should be a significant reduction in heavy machinery and truck traffic early next year.
 

Access roads

Road paving was completed last week, including for the main entrance onto Happy Canyon Road. We will begin using the new road shortly for most facility traffic. Material delivery will go through the east gate entrance by the Canyon Club Condos.
 

Landscaping

Trees were delivered this week and we have begun planting along Happy Canyon Road and around the tanks. Within the next few weeks (weather permitting) a sprayed wood cover, called hydromulch, will be placed over the seeded areas. It will have a temporary green color, which is used during application to ensure consistent coverage. Erosion control blankets will be placed on the embankments for protection through the winter. The grass seed will sit dormant this winter and appear in the spring. The hydromulch and the blankets will dramatically reduce airborne dirt for the neighborhood.
We will hold off on planting the evergreens until spring to avoid the risk of winter die-off. Final landscaping around the pump station will not begin until construction of the building is completed next fall.

Fencing

The permanent fence is completed, and the new gates have been installed to both road access points. The blue mesh has been transferred to the permanent fencing.

Road sweeping

We have reduced the street sweeping on Happy Canyon Road to two times a week but will continue to sweep on additional days as needed.

Work hours

There will be no work at the Hillcrest site from Thursday Nov. 26 through the weekend in observance of Thanksgiving. Work will resume on Nov. 30, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. during the week, along with Saturdays when personnel will arrive at 7 a.m. and equipment use will begin at 8 a.m.  We do not anticipate working any Sundays for the foreseeable future. We appreciate your continued patience and understanding while we continue to upgrade this important part of your water distribution system.

Questions? Please contact:

Amber Creasey
PR and Communications
MWH Constructors, Inc.
amber.creasey@mwhconstructors.com
720-547-5451

Gianna Lombardi
Community Relations
Denver Water
gianna.lombardi@denverwater.org
303-634-3724

Hillcrest Water Update

Project Update 10-5-2020

Storage tank backfill

Backfill is now complete and the stockpiles have been removed. Cobblestone work was delayed due to some ductwork that needed to be repaired near the tanks. This repair has been completed and cobblestone delivery and installation are expected to begin this week.

New facility roads

Work on the new access road for the site from Happy Canyon Road has begun. Curbs and gutters have been placed and the paving will begin the second week of October. Once this road is usable, most truck traffic will be rerouted to this access point and away from the eastern side of the site. There is a new gravel access road being placed on the west side along Happy Canyon Road that has created a lot of beeping noise and dust. This work should be completed in the next two weeks.

Landscaping

Installation of the irrigation system is nearly complete, which was delayed by the winter weather conditions earlier in September. Prep work for the sod and seeding will begin this week, and we hope to begin planting trees by mid-October.

Fencing

The permanent fencing has been completed with the exception of the gates, which were delayed due to a backorder on a part. This part has been shipped and we will be able to complete the gates in the next two weeks. The blue mesh has been transferred from the temporary fence to the permanent fencing and we are working to remove the graffiti from it now.

Dust mitigation

We are continuing concrete flatwork at the site to reduce the amount of dust in the area and will begin paving operations in early October. We will continue to have multiple water trucks on-site spraying as needed to mitigate dust issues in the area.

Road sweeping

We have reduced the street sweeping on Happy Canyon Road to two times a week and will continue to sweep on additional days as needed.

Work hours

We will continue to work on Saturdays with personnel arriving at 7 a.m. and equipment use beginning at 8 a.m. We do not anticipate working any Sundays for the foreseeable future.

Weekday working hours remain from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

We appreciate your continued patience and understanding while we work to upgrade this important part of your water distribution system.

Questions? Please contact:

Amber Creasey

PR and Communications

MWH Constructors, Inc.

amber.creasey@mwhconstructors.com

720-547-5451

Gianna Lombardi

Community Relations

Denver Water

gianna.lombardi@denverwater.org

303-634-3724

Oct./Nov. 2020 HOA Dues

IMPORTANT NOTICE

LCM will be sending out a letter to owners, along with a paper billing in lieu of a coupon, for October and November dues, for those who don’t use bank draft auto-payments.  Once coupons are printed they will go out ASAP.  For those who utilize auto-payments those letters will include directions for updating your new dues amount.

No owner who sends in a late payment, for October,  will be assessed a late fee.  Please bear in mind that you will be sending in your November payment without a coupon as well, if you don’t receive a coupon book in order to make a timely payment.

October 2020 Newsletter

 

BUDGET APPROVED 2021

Thank you to Sandy Redman and the budget committee for
your work on the budget.

A Budget Ratification meeting was held September 30, 2020
and the FY2021 Budget as approved by the Board was
ratified. Homeowners will receive notification of their
individual increase from LCM and the rate increase will start
November 1, 2020. The average increase is 4%. The
committee and BOD worked to keep the assessment increase
to a minimum while ensuring the property and community
could operate as required.

New Residents: Welcome to the community. Complete
your Resident Information Packet to obtain access to
amenity keys and important resident information
(including Rules & Regulations). Important HOA news
can be found on the website:
www.canyonclubcondos.org

Stay Connected – to be added to the email distribution
list please send an email from the account you wish to
subscribe with to canyonclubcondos@gmail.com with
the subject line “Subscribe Me to Mailing List”.

SAFETY REMINDER: Homeowners are responsible for
cleaning their dryer vents and chimney. This helps to prevent
fires and keeps your utility bills lower too.

MAIL ROOM – remember to pick-up your mail
daily. Did you know? it is against the law to be in the mailroom while the postal service is delivering the mail.

HIDDEN HOME FIRE HAZARDS

On average, more than 300,000 house fires occur each year in
the U.S. — and most of them are preventable. Make sure to
check your smoke alarms and familiarize yourself with the fire
hazards around your home — especially these surprising ones:

Dust bunnies: If dust collects near electrical sockets and floor
heaters, just one spark can cause a fire. Sweep or vacuum your
floors regularly to prevent buildup. Pay close attention to
hard-to-reach areas, such as behind doors or around
entertainment systems.

Clothes dryers: Cleaning the lint trap should be part of your
regular laundry routine. Left untouched, lint can build up in
your dryer duct with every load of laundry. Have a
professional inspect and clean your dryer at least once a year
to help eliminate a fire hazard.

Glassware: When sunlight passes through some kinds of
glassware, the concentrated ray can ignite flammable materials
such as stacks of papers. Play it safe by moving all glass
accessories, including vases, away from windows.

Loose batteries: Nine-volt batteries, which power smoke
detectors, are designed with both posts on the top. Bits of
metal, including other batteries and loose change, can create a
bridge between the posts that causes a heat-creating charge.
To prevent this, keep unused batteries in their original
packaging and cover the posts of expired batteries with black
electrical tape before properly disposing of them.

COVID CONCERNS?

For updates and a spectrum of well-being support, explore the
CDC (Centers for Disease Control) Healthy Living resource
page.

MAINTENANCE ISSUES: Canyon Club counts on our
residents to help keep us informed of issues in our
community.

You are our eyes and ears. If you have concerns, questions or
suggestions for maintenance please communicate them
through the HOA office by sending an email to
canyonclubcondos@gmail.com. Maintenance emergencies
must be called into the maintenance emergency line at 720-
385-8158.

What Maintenance is doing:

 Irrigation repairs
 Front entrance update
 Repair and replace retaining walls
 Repair and replace fencing
 Pool repairs
 Preparation for roofing replacement
 Sewer maintenance
 Daily property rounds

Winter is upon us. The pool has been winterized and covered
for the season, Ice melt buckets have been placed around the
property, and drain buckets set out to help control ice during
snowmelt, please use sparingly a little goes a long way.
Please use caution when accessing stairs and sidewalks.
Remember, areas can be wet, or ice covered. Please follow all
winter storm parking guidelines so we can keep the roadways
clear.

Winter snowstorm parking procedures:

During winter snowstorms please allow a 12” clearance
between vehicles and curb for snowplow access, and to
minimize possible damage to your vehicle from snow removal
equipment.

Storms are not an excuse to park in the “No Parking” areas or
yellow marked streets, curbs or fire lanes.

PET WASTE IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY:
Pick-up after your pets or incur a fine. PICK IT UP! –
Have you noticed all the PINK flags around the property?
Those mark the areas where residents did not pick-up
their pet’s waste. If you see someone leaving waste behind
– ALERT the office, describe the pet, owner or both.

FEEDING WILDLIFE is AGAINST the rules. This activity
is dangerous to the health of the residents and pets of the
Canyon Club community, and costly if we have to deal with
pest infestation or removal.  We actively monitor the property
to ensure that everyone adheres to community policy. Violations may include fines as well as the costs associated with remediating the hazard created by any violation.

Rules & Regulations: available on
the website or from the office – it is your
responsibility to know and follow these
rules & regulations. “I did not know” is not
an excuse.

Attend the HOA meetings to hear about all
community topics and projects.

BUDGET QUESTIONS – Your monthly
assessment (Dues) are used for all community
issues including but not limited to:

BUILDINGS
 General Maintenance/Sewer/ Pest
control
RECREATION FACILITIES
 Pool/Hot Tub/Fitness Center
 Game room & Game spot
GROUNDS
 Landscape /Snow Removal/ Mowing
 Concrete and Asphalt
UTILITIES
 Gas, electric, water, sewage, storm
drains, recycle & trash
ADMINISTRATIVE
 Accounting and Legal
 Insurance/ Office / Employee
expenses

Timely payments keep our community projects
and expenses on track.

RECYCLE your waste, save the planet and
help keep costs lower. please remember
trash cannot go into the recycle bins. If
trash is put in these bins it contaminates
the recycle material and then it all must go
to the trash.

Large item pick-up is $15 per item and must
be called into the office and payment made
before items will be collected.

Large Item Pick Up

Waste Connections have started picking up large items again.

Please contact the office via phone or email stating how many items need to be picked and what dumpster they are located by. We have to schedule this separately from our regular trash pick up because they use a different truck for this.

Also please note that there is a $15 fee for each item that gets picked up.

Please be aware that we have had reports of vehicle break-ins within our complex.

Please make sure that your vehicles are locked and all valuables are removed.

Please report any suspicious activity to 911.

B.O.D. Ballot Numbers

We wanted to send another Thank you to everyone that joined us for our annual Board meeting held via Zoom. It was a first for all of us and thanks to Melissa everything went very smooth.

We have heard that some people were wondering what the numbers were when it came to the voting for Board members. We had a total of 83 ballots returned and the results were:

Lofton Petty with 67 votes
Susan Paulin Schubert with 63 votes
Daniel Swannigan with 59 votes
Joe Holtman with 49 votes

Thank you again for everyone that participated and to the four of you that ran for the Board. Also another BIG Thanks to Melissa for all of her hard work on the Board and making our Zoom meeting run smooth.

Hillcrest Water Update

Project Update 8-14-2020

Tank backfill & stockpiles

Backfill around the tanks is now complete and the remaining stockpiles are expected to be gone by the end of August. There will be two days at the end of August during which the remaining scraper on-site will be used to flatten the area where the stockpiles were located.

Cobblestone work will begin around the tanks at the end of the month, which we anticipate will significantly reduce the amount of dust in the area.

New facility roads

Work on the new access road for the site from Happy Canyon Road has begun. It is expected to be completed and open for use by the end of September. Curbs and gutters on-site will be placed in the next two weeks with paving to follow in early September. Once this road is usable, most truck traffic will be rerouted to this access point and away from the eastern side of the site. The amount of dust will continue to decrease as flatwork for the new roads and concrete placement is completed throughout the site through the end of September.

Landscaping

The irrigation system has been installed along Happy Canyon Road outside of the fence. The remaining irrigation work for the site is expected to begin the week of Aug. 24 with completion expected by the end of September. Planting and seeding is still on schedule to begin in September.

Fencing

The permanent fencing along Happy Canyon Road is expected to be completed by the end of August. As the permanent fencing is installed, the blue mesh fencing will be reinstalled to continue to mitigate the amount of dust from the site.

Dust mitigation

We anticipate the majority of the heavy dust will be reduced as backfill activities are completed. Remaining amounts of dust will continue to drop as we finish removing the stockpiles and laying concrete and flatwork at the site. We will continue to have multiple water trucks on-site spraying as needed to mitigate dust issues in the area.

Water main replacement project on Happy Canyon Road

The water main replacement project on Happy Canyon Road is progressing on schedule. The contractor is continuing to install the water main from South Hibiscus Way toward South Forest Way. We appreciate your continued patience as this important infrastructure project is completed. The construction schedule currently shows the Happy Canyon Road work will be completed in mid-September. For questions regarding this project, please contact Denver Water’s Customer Care at 303-893-2444.

Road sweeping

We are sweeping the street on Happy Canyon Road three times a week and will continue to sweep on additional days as needed.

Work hours

We will continue to work on Saturdays through the summer, with personnel arriving at 7 a.m. and equipment use beginning at 8 a.m. We do not anticipate working any Sundays for the foreseeable future.

Weekday working hours remain from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

We appreciate your continued patience and understanding while we work to upgrade this important part of your water distribution system.

Questions? Please contact:

Amber Creasey

PR and Communications

MWH Constructors, Inc.

amber.creasey@mwhconstructors.com

720-547-5451

Gianna Lombardi

Community Relations

Denver Water

gianna.lombardi@denverwater.org

303-634-3724