West Memorial August 2020

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25 CAMPGROUNDS WITHIN/AROUND

2 HOURS OF HOUSTON TX

August 2020

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HOME IMPROVEMENTS

Please remember that any exterior change to your home requires approval

from the Homeowners Association prior to performing the improvement

and/or addition. You can find the governing rules and application process

on the Association website at www.westmemorial.org or by contacting

management at thenderson@highsierramanagement.com.

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS

We are seeking volunteers for several upcoming projects. More

homeowner participation would be appreciated. Please email

volunteers@westmemorial.org for more information or questions.

LEASH LAW

“HARRIS COUNTY”

Animals that are not properly restrained pose a threat to all our residents.

While you may know your pet is friendly, an animal running at someone

who is walking by is very scary for that person. Many children are afraid of

animals and become frightened, which could result in the child getting

hurt trying to avoid the animal.

Veterinary Public Health (formerly called Harris County Animal Control)

advises that “All dogs and cats must be kept under restraint while in the

unincorporated areas of Harris County, Texas. The custodian of a dog or

cat is not authorized to have, harbor or keep any unlicensed dog or cat,

nor to allow any dog or cat to become a stray.”

Restraint is defined as “the control of a dog or cat under the following

circumstances:

1. When it is controlled by a line or leash not more than six (6) feet in

length, if the line or leash is held by a human being, who is capable of

controlling or governing the dog or cat in question.

2. When it is within a fully enclosed vehicle.

3. When it is on the premise of the custodian and the animal does not

have access to sidewalk or street.”

While it may be nice to have your animal out in the yard while you work

or play, it is against the law, unless the animal is properly restrained.

Let’s all help keep our community a safe and comfortable place for all

our residents by being responsible pet owners. This will not only protect

anyone who may be walking or bicycling in the area, but also the pet

owner who could be held legally responsible or possibly sued for failing

to properly restrain their pet. Please carry a bag when walking dogs and

pick up your dog’s bowl movements and keep our community clean.

STRAY ANIMALS

Do not hesitate to call Harris County Animal Control at 281-999-3191, if

you see animals that are roaming the neighborhood unleashed.

WEST MEMORIAL EMAIL ALERT

& NOTIFICATION SYSTEM

West Memorial has a new alert and notification system that works with

email. The alerts are for emergency notifications, security alerts and

messages from our constables. The notifications are for neighborhood

events, meetings and issues.

To be a part of the system, you must request the service. If you are

interested, open our website at www.westmemorial.org and locate the

Sign-Up icon on the right side of the main page. Follow the instructions

and you will receive all future alerts and notifications.

Anyone wishing to send an alert or notification should submit the

message to westmemorial@westmemorial.org for approval, posting and

transmission. Please direct any questions to harry@westmemorial.org.

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TRASH SERVICE

WCA (Waste Corp. of America) is your trash collection provider. Each

homeowner/resident is responsible for initiating service and remitting

payment. WCA statements are issued quarterly via US Mail. Trash service

days are Wednesday and Saturday. Please have trash out at curb by 7 AM

each pick up day. Heavy Trash and/or extra bags are picked up on both

pick-up days, Wednesday and Saturday.

RECYCLING IS EVERY SATURDAY: WCA takes great pride in our recycling

program and efforts. Ensuring the best recycle program for our customers

takes time and effort on both sides. Please remove caps, liquids and

food products from inside the containers. Please only use the recycle

bins for recyclable materials, not as an extra trash container. WCA will

collect papers, plastics, aluminum and tin cans that are placed within the

provided recycling bin. If items exceed container capacity, please place

them adjacent to bin. WCA will provide each current residence with one

recycling bin. WCA will replace any bins that are defective or otherwise

become unusable due to normal wear and tear. Theft, lost or additional

bins can be replaced at $8 each. If you find items left in your bin that are

not recyclable please dispose of these items in your trash container for

the next scheduled pick up.

HOLIDAYS: When regular pick-up falls on a holiday, New Year’s Day,

Memorial Day, July 4 th (Independence Day), Labor Day, Thanksgiving

Day, and Christmas Day, the pick-up will be made on the next regular

scheduled pick-up day. If your recycling day falls on a holiday it will be

picked up the next week on your normal scheduled recycle day.

BILLING : WCA will invoice each individual residence on a quarterly basis. Bills

are due 30 days after receipt. Any residents failing to pay will receive a statement,

have services discontinued and incur a $25 late/reconnect service fee.

CONTACT INFORMATION

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WEST MEMORIAL PARK

Our community park is located at 22415 Kingsland and is open to all West

Memorial residents for outdoor activities. It has playground equipment

and a large sheltered pavilion.

SOLICITING

Soliciting is prohibited in West Memorial Subdivision. Please make sure

you have a sign posted on your residence for no soliciting. If you are

approached by a solicitor, please call the Constable’s office at 281-463-

6666. Continue to call this number if you see suspicious person or vehicles.

WEST MEMORIAL CONSTABLES

Please make sure you call and report any suspicious behavior. Please file a

report for any stolen or missing property we need to know what is going

on in the neighborhood. Our Constables patrol our subdivision 24 hours

a day/seven days a week. Please call them at 281-463-6666 to report any

disturbance or to request vacation patrols.

WEST MEMORIAL WEBSITE

www.westmemorial.org is the address for West Memorial information

on the internet. The web site contains pool information, Board member

contacts and complete documentation of your deed restrictions. It

also contains neighborhood information, including schools, security,

recreation and local worship centers. Check it out, you might find

something you have been looking for.

REWARD

West Memorial Civic Association’s Board has approved the following:

A $250 reward to anyone providing information leading to the arrest

and prosecution of person or persons vandalizing or destroying West

Memorial Civic Association property.

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CLUBHOUSE RENTAL

If you are interested in renting the clubhouse, please call Dannielle

Raper at 281-391-7914. At the time your call is returned, the guidelines

for renting and using the clubhouse will be provided. Be sure you allow

yourself plenty of time to fulfill the requirements, such as hiring security

officers. You will be provided with the names and phone numbers of the

individuals to contact to make the necessary arrangements. A few, but

not all, of the guidelines are listed below:

1. There is no smoking in the clubhouse.

2. Residents must have all dues/assessments paid prior to booking the

clubhouse.

3. A certified check for all rental fees and deposits is required 30 days in

advance.

4. The security deposit will be returned within 30 days after the date of

the event based on the condition the premises was left in.

5. Renter is responsible for the conduct of all attendees.

6. Police Officers are required at all functions of 50 or more attendees or at

any event in which alcohol will be served. Arrangements and payment,

for the officers, are to be made by the renter.

Rental rates are as follows:

Resident $175

Non-resident $525

Security deposit $300

STREET LIGHTS

Your Association pays for streetlights from your annual dues, whether

they work or not. If a light is out in your area, please call 713-207-2222 and

report it. You may also report outages online at www.centerpointenergy.

com/outage. Each light has a number on it. When reporting the out light,

give the pole number and street location. We want all lights to work. A

lighted area is a safer area.

TEENAGE JOB SEEKERS

If you are between 12 and 18 and would like to be added to the

teenage job seeker’s list, please fill out the form on our website (www.

krenekprinting.com, click submissions and choose Jobseekers) with your

name, birthdate (mo. & yr.), phone number, year you will graduate and

the name of your newsletter/subdivision. Check the list of jobs you want

on your form. Please make sure your email is correct, we send emails

in the summer to make sure all the info is still good and that you want

to stay on the list. If we do not hear back from you after 3 tries, we will

remove you from the list until we do. Must have parent(s) permission.

DISCLAIMER:

Neither the subdivision, nor Krenek Printing is responsible for those listed

on the Teenage Job Seeker List. Please ask for and check out references

if you do not personally know those listed. This is just a list of teenagers

from the subdivision who wish to find part time jobs. Responsibility for

any work done by these teenagers is between those seeking helpers and

the teens and their parents.

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25 CAMPGROUNDS WITHIN/AROUND

2 HOURS OF HOUSTON TX

It’s summertime and that means it’s time to get out the camping gear, fishing

poles and sun screen! There’s no better way to relax than to sit outside of the

tent you just set up and breathe in.

SAM HOUSTON NATIONAL PARK: NEW WAVERLY, TX

This gorgeous national park offers tent pads, picnic tables, parking spurs

for trailers, lantern posts, grills, potable water, and toilets. Hiking is very

popular in the spring when the climate is milder. Water activities get

going in the summer on Double Lake with canoes and paddleboats that

can be rented from the park. Deer is the most popular game animal in the

Sam Houston National Forest, with squirrels second. Quail and dove are

found around newly regenerated timberland. For the water sportsman,

fishing and duck hunting can be enjoyed on area lakes and streams.

BRAZOS BEND: NEEDVILLE, TX

This park has got plenty of options for activities during your stay. Lots

of trails, some of which are even wheelchair friendly, wind through the

woods and bring you to the water’s edge of the lake. Just make sure you’ve

brushed up on your alligator safety because they’re not uncommon in

certain areas of the park. Aside from walking or biking the trails, there’s

also the option of horseback riding on one of the multiuse trails.

LAKE CONROE KOA: MONTGOMERY, TX

Here’s a KOA that’s got your back this weekend if you’re trying to relax

to the max. Bring your RV here, up to 80’ and enjoy the cable tv, wifi,

hookups and pools to lounge in all day. If you haven’t got an RV, don’t

feel left out! You can stay in one of the 35 cabins that have bathrooms and

a full kitchen. Tent campers are welcome as well. Visitors can explore the

area and find the nearby golf course, restaurants and the lake has plenty

of recreational activities.

GALVESTON ISLAND STATE PARK: GALVESTON, TX

This park is a freaking island, so as far as camping goes you really can’t

go wrong with this option. There is hiking, biking, fishing, bird watching

and lots more. One of the many things that make this island campground

unique is the paddle trails they boast. Though, if you decide to go on these,

you’ll need to bring your own canoe or kayak because they don’t rent them

out. Outside the campground, there is an educational theme park called

Moody Gardens. Bring the kids along and there’ll be plenty of nature for

people of various interests to enjoy and participate in during the stay.

STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE PARK: SAN FELIPE, TX

This lovely State Park has six miles of hiking trails that are open to bikers

as well. Campsites have full hookups and some sites even hold up to 60

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golf course, a beautiful riverbank to fish from and the San Felipe de

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HUNTSVILLE STATE PARK: HUNTSVILLE, TX

Here’s a State Park full of relaxation. You can go and unwind in the shade

of the trees and go fishing from one of the fishing piers or off your boat

or canoe. There are watercraft for rent including paddleboats, canoes and

kayaks. There’s even a bird blind to enjoy watching the local feathered

friends who flit about the forest.

SEA RIM STATE PARK: SABINE PASS, TX

This park has 4,000 acres of marsh and a boardwalk going through so you

can enjoy without getting your feet wet. Campers, cabin-dwellers and

RV-goers all have a place here at Sea Rim State Park. Feel free to fish from

the boardwalk or explore with your rented or own canoe or kayak. Sea

Rim also has the option to explore its grounds from home via their virtual

tour of the trails map.

NORTHLAKE RV RESORT: HOUSTON, TX

Come to Northlake RV Resort if you’re looking for a nice and relaxing place

to kick your feet up and breathe deeply. This resort has got a massive list of

amenities so it’s ridiculous to try to write them all here, but if you’re interested

you should definitely check out their website. Some of the best aspects of

this resort are the park-wide wifi, the stocked fishing lakes and the fire pits.

This place allows for extended stays and weekend trips, so regardless of your

plans you’ll definitely have plenty of options right next to home!

TRADERS VILLAGE RV RESORT:

Traders Village is a short drive for you and a wonderful place to stay. The

electric and water hookups are free, there is a pool for swimming, and

there’s wifi. Bring your picnic supplies so you can eat outside at the picnic

tables while enjoying the weather. You’re welcome to lounge around

and enjoy relaxing or you can go next door to the flea market that hosts

events and activities for visitors.

ALLSTAR RV RESORT: HOUSTON, TX

At AllStar RV Resort, they’ve got anything you could need while camping

in your RV and more. If you’ve got yourself a Fido who wanders himself

into a smelly situation, there’s a dog washing station here for your (and

your nose’s) convenience. Take advantage of the swimming pool, the

computer room, the recreation room and more. There’s also a stadium

nearby for baseball fans to watch their games.

ESCAPE THE PAVEMENT: HOUSTON, TX

There are actually two camping sites associated with Escape the Pavement

near Houston. There are four aspects to Escape the Pavement: Heyne

Ranch, Lake Houston Wilderness Park, Blackwood Land Institute and Big

Thicket National Preserve. It’s actually super great, because no matter

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The campground and park are also full of opportunities for fun in the sun.

Water activities like swimming, skiing, fishing, and the likes are all great

ideas on Lake Somerville. There are picnic areas for campers or day hikers

to sit, enjoy the view, and munch on their sandwiches. Birdwatching,

volleyball, hiking and horseback riding are popular pass times. Overall,

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SHELDON LAKE STATE PARK: HOUSTON, TX

Sheldon Lake State Park is open to fishing and wildlife observation. You’re

welcome to take your boat out for a ride or fish off the banks, so long as

you’re wary of the alligators inhabiting the park. The learning center has

tons of activities for the kids that you can sign up for and enjoy. Some

of these activities are more hands-on, like catch and release fishing

and some are visual demonstrations like green building technologies

or smart wildscape demonstrations for gardening and using beautiful

native plants.

BASTROP STATE PARK: BASTROP, TX

A forest with a history and personality, the Lost Pines located on Bastrop

State Park used to be a luscious and well-groomed forest before being

damaged by floods and fires. Now, the forest’s recovery is just as beautiful

a sight. The story itself is a perfect reason to visit, but Bastrop also has

swimming, biking, hiking and geocaching as an incentive. If you’re

looking to exploring the surrounding area, Bastrop also has museums

and restaurants to check out on your vacation!

BUESCHER STATE PARK: SMITHVILLE, TX

Experienced bicyclists looking for a challenge will enjoy the bike trails

here at Buescher State Park. This park connects with Bastrop State Park via

a paved road with great views of the area. Unfortunately, there is currently

no swimming in this park, but if you adventure the short commute to the

nearby Bastrop you’ll find a nice swimming pool for visitors like yourself.

Lastly, if you’re hankering to float along in a tandem kayak or a canoe, you

can do so through rental at Buescher State Park.

LOCKHART STATE PARK: SMITHVILLE, TX

This park has a pool, grounds for camping, trails to hike and a nine-hole

golf course among many other things that allow you to get active! If you

want to go fishing but don’t want to lug around your equipment, you’re

in luck! The park has fishing equipment available for guests to use during

their stay. If you’re looking to have a gathering of people for a family or

church event, there is a Group Recreation Hall that also has a kitchen

capable of holding up to 75 people at once.

LAKE LIVINGSTON: LIVINGSTON, TX

If you’re looking for a beautiful place to host a family reunion, try looking

here! Campsites have full hookups and there are rentable screen shelters

as well. As long as you’re wary of the alligators that dwell in the area,

visitors can enjoy camping, hiking, birding, swimming, and biking. On

your way in and out you can stop at the souvenir shop that sells treats

and equipment!

LAKE LIVINGSTON KOA: ONALASKA, KOA

Here’s a popular KOA that you’ll probably need to make a reservation for

ahead of time to ensure you get yourself a spot for the night. There is

a beautiful pool with lounge chairs for you to relax and sink into while

soaking in the sun. Your kids will enjoy the playground. If you love

enjoying the great outdoors and its many inhabitants, there is a local bald

eagle named Eddie who supposedly flies around the area frequently.

There is also fishing, a pavilion to admire the scenery in, and is known for

the sunset views.

VILLAGE CREEK STATE PARK: LUMBERTON, TX

Campers interested in sleeping in tents, RVs or cabins are welcome here.

You’ll be able to go swimming, fishing, biking, hiking and more with your

friends and family. If you prefer to learn about your surroundings and its

history rather than being emerged in the real deal, there are programs

and museums aplenty for you to observe and glean information from

during your stay.

PALMETTO STATE PARK: GONZALES, TX

This little oasis has a multitude of thirsty plants that cannot live in other

areas due to the lack of water. The park is named for the dwarf palmettos

that grow beneath the trees. As a visitor, you can also enjoy the copious

amounts of flowing and stagnant water by swimming, tubing, fishing

and canoeing. Those interested in keeping dry will enjoy bird watching,

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FAMILY FUN MONTH

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is inviting​Katy, Fulshear, Cypress, Richmond and other West Houston

area ​residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the

Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s.​ ​The Walk will take place

on Saturday, September 26, 2020,​​at​ ​La Centerra Shopping Center in Katy,

Texas. On walk day, participants will honor those affected by Alzheimer’s

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participants join together to fight Alzheimer’s. This year’s challenge is

whether we will be able to come together of 1,300 walkers or not. So

we have two plans - Plan A is to have the big event. Plan B is to have

a virtual event that may be held in various neighborhoods, businesses,

schools and other smaller communities where people can come together

and Walk to End Alzheimer’s. In addition to the 3-mile walk, participants

will enjoy a fun-filled experience that includes valuable information,

celebrations, entertainment, corporate sponsors and so much more.

Participants can join a team or register to walk as an individual at ​www.

alz.org/walk​. Even though the office has been closed, the Alzheimer’s

Association has continued to offer support through various avenues than

before the stay-at-home order. The 24/7 Free Hotline can be a lifeline for

those who suffer from the disease and those who care for them, call

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alz.org for times and locations. Facebook Live sessions are held every

Wednesday at 11 AM. Find the live sessions and lots of other programs

and events on the Facebook page, “Alzheimer’s Association: Houston &

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