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MANAGEMENT

HEATHER ESTEBAN, Property Manager

17171 Park Row, Suite 310, Houston, Texas 77084

Tel: 281-579-0761, ext. 630 • Fax: 281-579-7062

heather.esteban@crest-management.com

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Note: Please contact Crest Management if you:

• Notice a sprinkler system or gate problem.

• Require new or replacement pool or tennis cards.

• Have an HOA related complaint, problem, etc.

GREEN TRAILS PHASE II

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Heather Esteban Property Manager Direct Line: 281-945-4630

Ashleigh Rutledge Asst. Property Manager Direct Line: 281-945-4663

ashleigh.rutledge@crest-management.com

Note: Crest Management is the service company for Green Trails Phase II. Please

contact Crest first regarding any HOA matter so it can be logged in and addressed.

Email the Board member only if Crest is unable to address your problem/issue.

David Lehman

President

Jim Castles

Treasurer

Steve Sawyer

Vice President

Tim Matava

Secretary

Kelly O'Brien

Vice President

Email address for all Board members is Board@greentrailstwo.com

COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN & BOARD LIAISONS

Architectural Review OPEN Contact Crest Mgmt Steve Sawyer

Community Events OPEN Communityevents@greentrailstwo.com

Landscape Kathy Burleson Landscape@greentrailstwo.com Tim Matava

First Impressions George Yard Info@greentrailstwo.com David Lehman

Parks Peter Olyniec Parks@greentrailstwo.com Steve Sawyer

Pools Glen Townsend Pools@greentrailstwo.com Kelly O’Brien

Security Robert Poldervaart Security@greentrailstwo.com David Lehman

Swim Team Kelly O’Brien GreenTrailsSwim@gmail.com

Tennis Jim Haylett Tennis@greentrailstwo.com Steve Sawyer

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UTILITIES

Harris Co. MUD #345 281-398-8211

Harris County MUD #345 (Taxes) 713-462-8906

Center Point Energy (Gas) 713-659-2111

Longhorn Utility District 281-353-9756

Electricity - Reliant Energy (billing) 713-207-7777

Center Point Power

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Cable TV - Comcast Communications 713-341-1000

A T & T 800-246-8464

SCHOOLS

KISD Administration 281-396-6000

KISD Transportation Dept. 281-396-7560

Bus Schedules 281-396-2700

Nottingham Country Elementary 281-237-5500

Pattison Elementary 281-237-5450

Memorial Parkway Junior High 281-237-5800

McMeans Junior High 281-237-8000

Taylor High 281-237-3100

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Harris County Sheriff Dept. Non-emergencies 281-463-2648

Fire Department - Harris County ESD 48

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Harris County Traffic Signal Hotline 713-881-3210

Poison Control Center 1-800-222-1222

Post Office 1-800-275-8777

KISD Tax Office 281-396-6100

Harris County Animal Control 281-999-3191

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BE A PART OF OUR COMMUNITY EVENTS

Do you like to plan events?? Or perhaps take just one area or task of an

event and follow it through?? We have some great activities that we do

in the Green Trails neighborhood that happen because of our volunteers!

We are needing help with our events. Please contact Pam Weatherall at

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GREEN TRAILS TENNIS

ACTIVATING THE LIGHTS: There is a timer switch on the Crescent Green

courts on the south side of court 1. The timer has a button, which cycles

through 15, 30, 45, 60 & 120 minutes and OFF. The lights on the pole on

the south side between courts 1 and 2 will act as a safety light. On the

Park Cypress court, there is a timer switch on the light pole as you enter.

COURT RESERVATIONS: Court Reservation signup sheets are posted on

the bulletin boards at both the Crescent Green and Park Cypress courts.

Residents must use last names only. Residents may reserve a court no

sooner than 48 hours in advance for a 1 1/2 hour time period only by

writing their last name on 3 blocks of the signup sheet. (Each block

represents 30 minutes). If your match extends beyond your reserved time

period and no one else is waiting to use the court, you are free to continue

playing. These rules are posted on the bulletin boards and are designed

to allow maximum court usage for all residents. For safety reasons, tennis

activities using a basket of balls are not permitted during prime time on the

Crescent Green courts. Multiple balls lying on the courts is a safety hazard

for others using the courts. Prime hours are every day, 8-10:30 AM and 6-9

PM. The court on Park Cypress is a single court on which multiple balls lying

on the ground is not a hazard to others. If you want to use a basket of balls,

reserve the court on Park Cypress.

FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH AND ADHERE TO THE POSTED GREEN TRAILS

TENNIS COURT POLICIES CAN RESULT IN DEACTIVATION OF YOUR CARD

KEY FOR ONE MONTH.

Anyone, including tennis pros, wanting to reserve REGULAR court time

or to reserve the courts for a SPECIAL event in advance, must contact

the tennis committee for approval through Greg Kubala, 281-507-6343

or Jim Haylett, 281-795-3552.

LEAGUE TENNIS: Ladies HLTA and WHLTA tennis leagues are approved

to play on Mondays and Wednesdays in the Fall and Spring from 9 AM-12

PM. Currently there is a Champ 2 West team playing on Monday and a A-3

team playing on Wednesday. Our league rosters are currently full but if

you are interested in playing ladies league tennis contact Elaine Kearney

to get on a wait list for the following season, 281-492-6848.

MISCELLANOUS: ACCESS CARDS: New residents needing tennis/pool

access cards can contact Crest Management at 281-579-0761. Access

cards are for residents only. Please do not open the gates for anyone not

having a card. Do not loan out your card.

Jim Haylett/Chairperson 281-795-3552

Paul Tallas/Co-Chair 713-201-8454

Elaine Kearney/Tennis Leagues 281-492-6848

Brigitte Hobbesland/Maintenance 713-591-0880

Celeste Long/Secretary/Treasurer 281-579-1890

Greg & Ellen Kubala/Bulletin Boards 281-507-6343

SHORT TERM RENTALS NOT ALLOWED

Please be aware that short-term rentals of rooms or entire properties are

a violation of deed restrictions.

HOME IMPROVEMENT REMINDER

Remember, ALL exterior changes made to your home or yard [including

your fence] require Architectural Review Committee approval first. In need

of an Exterior Modification Request form? Go to www.greentrailstwo.

com our neighborhood website.

PAVILION RELEASE FORM

To reserve a park pavilion, please contact Crest Management at 281-579-

0761.

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WEBSITE AND EBLAST INFO

The Website for Green Trails Phase II (www.greentrailstwo.com) has a “blast email” function.

This feature allows the Association to send news to residents on a mass basis. The Board of

Directors intends to start utilizing this function more frequently to disseminate important

information, particularly in emergencies like Hurricane Ike. If you have not registered and

would like to do so, please go to the “Join Our Mailing List” section of the Website. The only

information that you need to enter is your email address. Each of the other items is optional,

including your name. None of the information will be distributed to third parties.

DOGGIE DON’TS

Most of our dog owners are responsible, using a leash and picking up after your pets. We

thank you! HOWEVER - We have received reports of dog owners allowing their dogs to

defecate and urinate in yards. This is especially a problem in high-traffic areas near park

entrances. Be aware that it is not just your dog. Once a yard has been “used,” other dogs want

to do so as well. A resident should not have to pick up after even one dog, much less ten.

In addition, runners and walkers in our parks don’t enjoy dodging excrement. Please carry

a bag and pick up after your pet. Remember also, that even the sweetest dog may seem

intimidating to some people. Respect their rights and comply with leash laws.

DISCLAIMER

Green Trails Phase II Homeowners Association does not have a business relationship with or

endorse any of the companies advertising in this newsletter. We remind residents to exercise

due diligence when selecting contractors.

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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WALKS/RUNs

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Participants will Raise Critically Needed Awareness and Funds for

Alzheimer’s Care, Support and Research. ​The Alzheimer’s Association®​

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,​​The Katy/West Houston Walk

to End Alzheimer’s continues, but instead of hosting a large gathering,

the Alzheimer’s Association is encouraging participants to walk as

individuals or in small groups on sidewalks, tracks and trails across Katy,

West Houston, Fulshear, Richmond and surrounding areas.

Time-honored components of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s are being

replicated. On walk day, an Opening Ceremony will feature local speakers

and a presentation of Promise Flowers to honor the personal reasons

participants join together to fight Alzheimer’s and all other dementia, all

delivered to participants’ smartphones, tablets and computers. A small

group of Alzheimer’s Association staff and volunteers will create the iconic

Promise Garden in a “view only” format on Walk day on commercial Blvd

along the original walk route to honor all those impacted by Alzheimer’s.

To enhance the participant experience leading up to the event and on

Walk day, new features are being added to the Walk to End Alzhemer’s

mobile app to create an opportunity for the community to connect.

Participants can use the app and new “Walk Mainstage’’ to track their

steps and distance, follow a virtual Walk path, manage their Facebook

fundraisers and access information and resources from the Association

and Walk sponsors to help individuals and families affected by the

disease. A new audio track is available to encourage participants along

the way and to congratulate them upon completion of their Walk.

There is no registration fee for participants. Sign up today as a team and

encourage your friends, family members, neighbors, book club, gym and

coworkers to join your team and start walking today!! There are many

incentives to raise funds but our main objective this year is to increase

participation in this growing community and increase awareness. For

more info, please visit www.alz.org​ or call 800-272-3900.

cRAFT SHOWS/FESTIVALS

SHOP ‘TIL YOU DROP MARKETPLACE

Shop ‘til You Drop Marketplace is a huge vendors market, which provides

a unique and varied shopping experience. This event is an annual

fundraiser that is put on by the Cy-Fair Women’s Club, a 501 (c)3 nonprofit,

community-service based organization. Our fundraising efforts are

directed back to the community. Vendors and shoppers look forward to

the event year after year and our membership is committed to its success

This year’s show will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2020, at the

Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress, Texas 77433. The doors

will open to shoppers from 9 AM to 5 PM. NEW THIS YEAR! We have added

a virtual online market. For more details about the show and for current

status and changes due to COVID 19, check out our website, www.

cyfairwomensclub.org/current-year-status-and-vendor-list.

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5373 Franz Road, Katy, Texas 77449

Free Admission!!!! Shopping, Children’s Activities and food! Bring

the family and friends for a fun filled day! Vendors contact Mary @

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THEATER/ARTS

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We are calling the 2020/2021 season, A Season Of Discovery. It is perhaps our

most ambitious season yet, featuring two commissioned World Premieres,

two Houston Premieres and two musicals!. Remember, the more shows

you subscribe to, the more you save! Buy 6 shows and receive 20% off our

regular ticket price (that’s a whole show for FREE), buy 5 shows and receive

18% off our regular ticket price, 4 shows and receive 15% off or buy 3 shows

and receive 10% off our regular ticket price! ALL packages include FREE

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tickets at your subscriber rate! You can choose between a 6, 5, 4 or 3 show

package! We have limited availability via phone at this time, so if you have

questions or need assistance, please email rather than call. A representative

from our box office will call you back as soon as possible. Be assured, as we

prepare to return in the fall, there will be a new focus on social distancing,

as well as expanded health and safety measures for your protection.

Apollo 8 - September 9-October 4, 2020

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

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Do you have DNA results? So what do you do now? Join us for a special

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Studying at home has its perks: it’s a comfortable, low-pressure

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at home; with so many distractions, it’s easy to procrastinate-when you

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At home, procrastination and distraction can prevent you from

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Questions to ask yourself before you study:

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What do I already know about this subject?

Questions to ask yourself while you study:

How does this information fit into a bigger picture?

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words and ideas important?

Questions to ask yourself after you study:

What can I take away from this study session?

What do I need to review or learn next time?

2. GET A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP: Students of all ages should get at least

eight hours of sleep every school night. It’s the best way to ensure that

the brain is refreshed and ready to process all of the information learned

during the day. It may be tempting to stay up late to cram, but it’s more

beneficial to get enough rest. A full night’s sleep is especially important

the night before a test-a good night’s sleep makes you more alert and

improves memory for test material, leading to better test results.

3. STUDY AT THE RIGHT TIME: Every student has his or her own daily

highs and lows. Some people are night owls while some people prefer the

morning. Take advantage of the time of the day you feel most productive

and don’t try to force yourself to study when your brainpower isn’t at its

peak. Try to study when you are most alert, so you are able to process and

retain the information that you are studying.

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4. HAVE A DESIGNATED STUDY AREA: Whether it’s the kitchen table or

the desk in your bedroom, create an area to study that is a designated

study zone. Try to reserve your bed for sleeping and avoid studying in it

(it can be all too easy to take a nap!). Most importantly, keep your study

space clean and organized so you can put more time into studying (and

less trying to find a pen that works).

5. EAT PROPERLY: Don’t forget to eat! Your body (and your brain) needs

fuel to help stay in top form. Plus, it’s difficult to focus when your stomach

is growling. Have healthy snacks while you study, but make sure they’re

prepared in advance so you don’t spend too much time away from your

work. More time away means more opportunity to be distracted!

6. CREATE A TIMETABLE: Creating a timetable helps organize your time,

schedules your breaks and is especially useful when you have multiple

subjects to study. Write your schedule down so you can remember it

and refer to it often. Set reasonable limits for how much time you spend

studying each day and break your study session up into manageable

chunks of time.

7. USE A TIMER: Use a timer to help keep track of time and to make sure

you stick to the timetable you created. Setting a timer helps keeps you

focused on the task at hand, committed to working until the timer goes

off and helps keep you on track to cover all the material you need to.

Above all else, it helps keep your break time effective and guilt-free

(because you’ve earned it!).

MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR STUDY TIME

Although it seems convenient, studying at home can be difficultprocrastination

and distraction can happen easily. But with a little bit of

planning and organization, it can be an effective (and comfortable) place

to study. Try some of these tips for studying at home to help you stay

focused and more efficient with your study time.

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After Harvey, the Army Corps of Engineers refused to take responsibility for

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