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IMPORTANT: CC&R must be completed by all residents; Free notary at pool Saturday, March 10, 10a-2p

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We must recertify our CC&Rs or lose our status as a homeowner’s association, which would mean losing ALL amenities, including the pool.  Be sure to turn your ballot in by Saturday, March 5. Read on for all the details. (more…)

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Volunteers needed: Several board terms are expiring soon

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Three board terms are expiring soon, including that of the president. The current board asks that neighbors consider volunteering for the good of the neighborhood. Plus: Get the latest on the landscaping at the front of the neighborhood in this month’s board minutes. (more…)

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1952-2017: Secret Woods resident Barbara Huttle has died

James and Barbara Huttle

James and Barbara Huttle

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of friend and neighbor Barbara Huttle.

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Secret Woods 2017 Luminaria Night set for Dec. 16

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Secret Woods is getting ready for the holidays.  You’ll find the details in the November board minutes. (more…)

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New pipes will be installed for the neighborhood pool

Secret Woods pollNew pipes will be installed from the street to the pool pumps. Get a round up of the news here in Secret Woods in the October minutes.

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Board looks at removing up to 7 trees in front of neighborhood

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The Secret Woods Board is discussing removing up to 7 “problem” trees near the main entrance, some of which the board says are causing structural issues with the tennis court.

For the details on this and other neighborhood news read the September minutes.  (more…)

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Hurricane Irma blows through Secret Woods

Secret Woods Trail, next to the front pond, which overflowed, is pictured around 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 11, 2017. (Bill Bortzfield)

Secret Woods Trail, next to the front pond, which overflowed, is pictured around 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 11, 2017. (Bill Bortzfield)

Residents are sharing images and information on the neighborhood’s private Facebook page. You can see the updates here once you have joined the group.
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News outlets cover Secret Woods’ efforts to get Pottsburg Creek debris removed

Pottsburg Creek overflows into the backyard of a Secret Woods home. (Bruce Lipsky/Florida Times-Union photo via Jacksonville.com)

The Florida Times-Union and Action News Jacksonville have both sent reporters to Secret Woods this week as the neighborhood continues to seek help from the city, state and/or FEMA to get debris from Hurricane Matthew removed from Pottsburg Creek. (more…)

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Tennis court rehab continues

20170715_123138The board continues to work to get the tennis court back in prime condition. Get the details on this and other neighborhood news in the July minutes.

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Former Secret Woods Board President Joe Miller has died

58aaa204-a6d0-4ba7-a79d-8b4e2661787cSecret Woods neighbor, friend and past board president Joe Miller passed way on July 3, 2017, at Baptist Medical Center at age 60, according to his obituary.

Joe was instrumental during his time as board president in securing the secretwoods.com domain before the turn of the century, recognizing the importance a digital future would hold for the neighborhood.
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