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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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Board votes to consider fines for homeowners that do not comply with covenants

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Secret Woods homeowners that choose to willing ignore the covenants and restrictions could find themselves receiving fines up to $50 a day.   (more…)

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Secret Woods Drive pond motor to be fixed

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Money has been approved to replace the failed pond motor for the pond on Secret Woods Drive. The board is also discussing the possibility of a neighborhood stop sign. Read more in the March minutes.

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Board looks at ways to keep up neighborhood’s appearance

frontentranceThe Secret Woods board is looking for a volunteer to help maintain the neighborhood island entrances. The board is also looking at whether to fine some homeowners for neighborhood violations. These and other items are in the February minutes.

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