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Stone Crest February 2018

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esponsible, the association must have operating funds. These funds are used to pay for landscape maintenance, sprinkler repairs, utilities, administration and help to keep an adequate reserve fund for major repairs or replacement of common property elements. The requirement upon an owner for paying assessments is mandatory and therefore, legally binding according to the association’s governing documents. The amount of the annual assessment is established each year by the association’s Board of Directors based upon the Board’s adoption of the annual budget. If a situation arises that you are unable to pay this assessment, please contact the Management Team as soon as possible for details about payment and collection procedures. Accounts that become delinquent may receive a fine, a late fee or other charges added to the assessment which can be more costly if not paid in a timely procedure. The Stone Crest Crier Needs You One of our volunteers established this free newsletter as a way keep our community informed and share information at no cost to the community. Today, the Communication’s Committee is looking for a volunteer(s) to continue writing our monthly newsletter, The Stone Crest Crier. If you are interested in volunteering, you may contact our association manager. Good Neighbors Let’s make our community a friendly & great place to live. We ask your assistance in ensuring that everyone enjoys living in our community. Please join us and help us in doing this by abiding by the community’s guidelines and regulations. • Always be neighborly & considerate to your neighbors. • Become involved in the community. Keep our community thriving & beautiful. • Do not block driveways or sidewalks that may inconvenience neighbors & pedestrians. • Refrain from parking on the grass or curbs - inform your guest(s) about this. • Refrain from parking your vehicle in front of neighbor’s homes, which may inconvenience them. • Do not impede the flow of traffic or cause street congestion. Always utilize your driveways and garages to park your vehicles - narrow roads may block access for emergency vehicles. • Pet owners remember to clean up after your pet. Control barking & use a leash when walking. • Keep all music & noise levels to a minimum and abide by the County’s ordinance. Join the Harris County Sherriff’s office by reporting any suspicious activity that you observe. They believe that with a simple observation, a single report can help solve or prevent a crime. Imagine if one person can make a difference consider what an entire community can do. We would like ask the community, if you See Something, Say Something. Call Anytime! Local Utility Rebates Now Available TACLB019260E HEATING • AIR CONDITIONING UP TO $ 1100 REBATE $ 5O OFF on a New A/C & Heating System 0% Interest Payment Plans Qualifying Models only. Call for Details. Must present at time of service. Expires 2/28/18. Any Repair Cannot be combined with any other offer. Must present at time of service. Expires 2/28/18. 281-492-3450 FREE ESTIMATES on New Equipment Roof Leaking? Specialized in Roof Repairs Our Family Trade Since 1945 • Whole Roofs & Roof Repairs • Seamless Gutters & Downspouts • Wall Flashing • Soffit & Fascia • Skylights & Chimneys • Window Replacement • Other Difficult Repairs 281-391-8257 WE FIX IT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME! Same-Day Service • Report online at • Text a tip 1-855-427-6492 • Call 1-855-HCSO-iWatch • Download the app found on Call 911 if you have an emergency. Sign Up for Email Notifications Remember to submit your email address to our Association Manager at High Sierra Management to receive the community’s announcements, any special alerts and the latest association news. Stone Crest | February 2018 5