How to PROPERLY set out your garbage


Many of us have been putting our garbage cans too close together for the new collection trucks. As a result, the driver has to get out and re-position the cans before the arm can pick up a can and dump it. This brief video shows how it’s done. When setting out your garbage be sure to set the cans at least three feet part. The handle should always be facing you as opposed to the street. For more information on garbage pick up click here.

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June minutes: Ants at the tennis court, oh my

The ant issue at the neighborhood tennis court has been remedied.  To get the details on the rest of the neighborhood news read the June minutes.   Continue reading

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2014 Annual Homeowners meeting: New officers elected, state of the neighborhood given

Read the May minutes for highlights from the annual homeowners meeting and other neighborhood news. Continue reading

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2015 Secret Woods budget approved by board

The neighborhood’s 2015 spending plan has been approved by the board. For the details on this and the other neighborhood news read April’s board minutes.  Continue reading

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Board proposes ‘Day of Quiet’ on Sundays, mails out annual dues

The Secret Woods board is proposing an amendment to the neighborhood covenants that frowns on homeowners doing any outdoor work on Sundays that involves mechanical devices that emit noise. The proposed amendment would also prohibit “offensive activities” which “may become a nuisance or annoyance to the neighborhood.” Continue reading

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Board delays publishing of board minutes

Webmaster’s note: Minutes withheld from the neighborhood webmaster have now been received and published, dating back to September 2013.  According to the  November 2013 board minutes, the board voted to delay publishing. The archived minutes are available here. They have been back dated, with notations.

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Neighborhood pool needs several thousand dollars worth of maintenance

Secret Woods pollThe Secret Woods board reports Paradise Pools estimated the cost to replace a light at the neighborhood pool would be $2,500. Read this month’s board minutes for the details and other neighborhood news. Continue reading

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2013 Christmas display winners

Neighborhood historian Marianne Pophal has published photos of the 2013 Christmas display winners. Relive the holidays and congratulations to the winning homeowners.

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Secret Woods treasurer resigns, new treasurer appointed

Secret Woods treasurer David Theus, who was previously the Secret Woods board president, has resigned from the board. Read the board minutes for additional information along with other neighborhood news. Continue reading

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Virtual tour: Secret Woods main pond

Tip: You can make this virtual tour full screen by clicking or touching the icon in the upper right hand corner.

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