Green Trails Estates September 2020

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GREEN TRAILS SECTION III

MANAGEMENT COMPANY

REAL MANAGE

16000 Barkers Point, Suite 250

Houston, Texas 77079

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GREEN TRAILS ESTATES

OUR MANAGEMENT AGENT FOR HOMEOWNERS’ ASSOCIATION

The Estates of Green Trails Homeowners Association contracts with Sterling Association

Services, Inc. for the day-to-day operation of the Association.

6842 N. Sam Houston Pkwy. W. , Houston, TX 77064

Phone: 832-678-4500 Fax: 281-966-1785

Ms. Debra Willis, Association Manager -

832-678-4500, ext. 306 - dwillis@sterlingasi.com

Jose Villegas, President of Sterling ASI -

832-678-4500 - jose@sterlingasi.com

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Sterling. Please email or phone them for

the following types of issues and questions: neighborhood security, landscape maintenance,

trash pickup (or lack thereof!), and concerns or questions that do not fall neatly into one of these

categories. Also contact them to report any needed maintenance, repairs or deed violations.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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stasneyfamily@att.net

jlombardi@rossbanks.com

IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERS

TRASH SERVICES

Texas Pride Disposal - Trash Service 281-342-8178

Trash Days - Wednesday & Saturday

UTILITIES

GT MUD - Municipal Operations 281-347-8686

Center Point Energy (Gas) 713-659-2111

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

Center Point Power

www.centerpointenergy.com/outage 713-207-2222

Cable TV - Comcast Communications 713-341-1000

Southwestern Bell 713-881-8181

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 School 281-237-5800

McMeans Junior High School 281-237-8000

Taylor High School 281-237-3100

MISCELLANEOUS

Emergencies/Fire/EMS 911

Precinct 5 Constables 281-463-6666

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

Fire Department - Harris County ESD 48

Non-emergencies 281-599-8888

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

Harris County Mosquito Control 713-440-4800

Harris County Appraisal District 713-957-7800

Harris Co. Tax Office 713-224-1919

Texas Dept of Public Safety 713-681-1761

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GREEN TRAILS ESTATES NEWS

(GT ESTATES) SECURITY

Neighborhood security is provided by the Harris County Constables

Precinct 5 Office, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. We also have an

additional contract with them (Contract 50 - in conjunction with the

other sections of Green Trails and Windsor Park Lakes).

To contact the Constable’s Office:

• Emergency - 911

• Dispatch: 281-463-6666. PLEASE CALL THEM IF YOU SEE ANYTHING

SUSPICIOUS OR NEED SECURITY INFORMATION. The Constable’s office

encourages residents to call if they see any suspicious or bothersome

activity. Please keep your vehicles locked at all times to reduce crime of

opportunity.

(GT ESTATES) RECREATION CENTER

Estates of Green Trails own the Recreation Center at Shillington Drive and

Fry Road. It consists of an Olympic-size swimming pool, totally refinished

in the spring of 2015 and two tennis courts, recently refinished in 2015.

Use of these facilities is allowed to all Estates of Green Trails residents in

good standing who have paid their annual maintenance fee. Green Trails

Section III residents in good standing with their homeowners association

can also use these facilities. Only residents who have been issued Pool/

Tennis Court Access Cards from Sterling ASI are admitted into the pool

and allowed to use the tennis courts.

(GT ESTATES) TENNIS COURTS

Any Estates of Green Trails or Green Trails Section III resident with a Pool/

Tennis Court Access Card can use the tennis courts. Tennis Court Hours:

7:30 AM until 10:00 PM. Rollerblades, skateboards or any other wheeled

vehicles are not allowed on the courts any time.

(GT ESTATES) HIKE & BIKE TRAIL

The 10.75 mile, asphalt trail is available from dawn to dusk for walkers

and bicyclists, foot-and non-motorized-wheel-traffic. The trail runs from

Highland Knolls at Fry Road through George Bush Park to Highway 6 then

connects to Terry Hershey Park. (When all of this is completed, you will

be able to walk/bike to Terry Hershey Park (east of Hwy. 6) along this trail.

Also look for the new trail connecting the trail behind the subdivision

along the drainage canal to the new trail along Baker Road.

GREEN TRAILS SECTION III NEWS

GT SECTION III - BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

Green Trails Section III Board of Directors meets Bi-monthly. Homeowners

wishing to attend should contact Real Manage at 281-531-0002 for the

next meeting date and to be placed on the agenda.

(GT SECTION III) HOA ACC FORM

If you live in the Green Trails Section III Homeowners Association, an

application must be submitted prior to making exterior improvements

to your property. This includes painting (even if it is the same color),

roof replacement, pool installation, major landscaping improvements,

play equipment or anything else that changes the appearance of your

property. If you have any questions or need a form, please contact Real

Manage, 281-531-0002 or one of the ACC Committee members. You

will be advised of the Committees approval or denial of the application

within 30 days.

LOOSE DOGS

We have received complaints about dogs running loose. Harris County

requires both dogs and cats to be vaccinated, licensed and kept in fenced

yards or on leashes. This is for the safety of both our neighbors and your

pets.

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Remember, that if you leave food outside for a dog or cat, you may be attracting other

nuisance animals, including rats.

If your dog tends to bark, please do not leave it outside.

When walking your pets, PLEASE PICK UP AFTER THEM!

TAKE YOUR DOG TO THE PARK

Rated one of the best in the nation:

Millie Bush Bark Park

16756 Westheimer Pkwy.

Houston Texas

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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

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION INVITES

KATY/WEST HOUSTON RESIDENTS TO

JOIN 2020 WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S®​

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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8TH ANNUAL ST PAUL’S

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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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2020-2021 SEASON TICKETS NOW ON SALE!

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

exchanges and the opportunity to purchase unlimited additional single

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

The Christmas Shoes - November 25-December 27, 2020

Box Office: 713-526-2721

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MILDRED’S UMBRELLA THEATRE COMPANY

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Mildred’s Umbrella Theater has put a hold on live productions until December

2020, to insure the safety of our patrons and our artists. We hope you are all

safe and healthy and we miss you. In the meantime, we have some other free

treats in store while we wait for the time to be right for live theater.

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

HOUSTON WEST FAMILY GENEALOGY SOCIETY

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2020, 12:30-3 PM

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

and informative program on making sense of DNA results and how you

can use your data to solve genealogical puzzles! The speaker, Gail Colby,

will explain what DNA is and what your results mean. This is a virtual

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HOW TO STUDY AT HOME

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

environment. However, there are a few reasons it can be difficult to study

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

do start, it’s easy to get off track.

At home, procrastination and distraction can prevent you from

accomplishing what you need to get done. Watching TV, taking a nap,

scrolling through social media or other activities (maybe even cleaning

your room!), are big productivity killers that take you away from your goal

of studying for or completing that assignment.

Fortunately, there are a few tricks you can use to help you be more

productive. Here are 8 ways to help you stay focused and get more done

when studying at home.

8 TIPS FOR STUDYING AT HOME EFFECTIVELY

1. TRY ACTIVE STUDYING: Active studying is as simple as asking questions

before, during and after study time. Not only does this help to give your

study session direction, but it also helps keep you on track and reflect on

how to improve for your next study session!

Questions to ask yourself before you study:

What am I about to learn?

What do I already know about this subject?

Questions to ask yourself while you study:

How does this information fit into a bigger picture?

Do I understand what I have just read?

Can I paraphrase it?

Are there any key words or ideas that I need to write down? Why are these

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

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1/4 cup olive oil

1 tablespoon minced garlic

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

8 Roma tomatoes, sliced

2 (12 inch) pre-baked pizza crusts

8 ounces shredded Mozzarella cheese

4 ounces shredded Fontina cheese

10 fresh basil leaves, washed, dried

1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

DIRECTIONS:

Stir together olive oil, garlic and salt; toss with tomatoes and allow to stand

for 15 minutes. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Brush each pizza crust with

some of the tomato marinade. Sprinkle the pizzas evenly with Mozzarella

and Fontina cheeses. Arrange tomatoes overtop, then sprinkle with shredded

basil, Parmesan and feta cheese.

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1 loaf day-old bread, torn into small pieces

4 cups milk

2 cups brown sugar

1/2 cup butter, melted

3 eggs, beaten

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 cup butterscotch chips

DIRECTIONS:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 9x13 inch baking

dish. In a large bowl, combine bread, milk, sugar, butter, eggs, vanilla and

butterscotch chip, mixture should be the consistency of oatmeal. Pour

into prepared pan.

Bake in preheated oven 1 hour, until nearly set. (It should have a “thigh

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Your Community is Fighting Back

We have already won the case, but...

you must file your claim to be eligible for compensation.

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

intentionally using Upstream properties to store storm water. After a hard-fought

courtroom battle in 2019, Judge Lettow issued his decision. He found the

government liable under the Fifth Amendment for the intentional flooding of

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