“Wood Creek is a Desirable and Welcoming
Residential Community of Townhomes
Located in Pittsford, NY”
ALERTS for RESIDENTS
The Wood Creek May Newsletter is available on the Newsletter Page
The 2017 Survey Results are available to residents on the Residents Only Page on the Survey Menu. If you would like to review the reports and do not have a login yet, contact Ginny Quinn.
The Wood Creek Residents Login is restricted to Wood Creek Residents. Permission will not be given to requests that do not have proper approval. If you are a Wood Creek resident and wish to be approved for a login, please contact Ginny Quinn. For the security of residents, no access will be given without going through this process.
SPECIAL WOOD CREEK HOA EVENTS
Special events listed here when available
REGULAR WOOD CREEK HOA EVENTS
Until the Spiegel Center renovation is complete,
Board Meetings will be held the third Thursday of every month, 4 pm, at the Crofton-Perdue Office, 111 Marsh Road, Suite 1
- Wood Creek Annual Homeowners Meeting, Thursday, June 21, 7 pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Pittsford,
25 Church St., Pittsford. Come early – Brewster’s Ice Cream truck will arrive at 6:15!
COMMUNITY NEWS and UPDATES
HOW RESIDENTS CAN USE THE LOGIN TO ASK QUESTIONS AND GIVE INFORMATION
SPRING FLING PHOTOS
RECENT QUESTIONS and ANSWERS from the BOARD
We had 14 questions asked at the Annual Meeting which required some work before answers could be given. Here are answers to 3 of those questions:
Q Sealing of Driveways. A. Driveways and roadways have been sealed. ___________________________________________________________________________________
Q. What phase of the Siding Project are we in? A. We are in the 4th phase of a 5 phase project. After 2018 we will have completed our repair cycle of all units.
MAY 17, 2018 BOARD AGENDA
WOOD CREEK HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION
Agenda for Board Thursday, May 17, 2018
Crofton Conference Room, 12 Noon
Call to Order: By President Tom Glisson
Attendance: Directors –( ) Tom Glisson, ( ) Ginny Quinn, ( ) Kate Spencer, ( ) Will Ruby, ( )
Property Manager – ( ) Christine Sears
Call to Order and welcome – Kate Spencer
Open Forum – 12:00 to 12:30
Variance Committee: Will Ruby – Review all requests for Courtyard Trees
Secretary’s Report – Approval of April minutes
Property Manager’s Report – Christine Sears – include roofing assessment and engineering
report on Retaining Wall.
Treasurer’s Report, – Submittal of Long Range Plan for vote
Nominating Committee – Ginny Quinn – status on process
– Courtyard Pruning / planting of Linden Replacements ( review requests for full
Planning for Annual Meeting
MAY 17, 2018 BOARD MEETING MINUTES
WOOD CREEK HOMEOWNERS’ ASSOCIATION
Notes from the May 17, 2018 Board of Directors Meeting
Crofton Conference Room, 12 pm
Call to Order: Kate Spencer, Treasurer
Attendance: Tom Glisson (via phone), Kate Spencer, Will Ruby, Ginny Quinn, Property Manager, Christine Sears
Guests: Joyce Haag, Craig Wittman, Dick Dennison, Emmett Miller
Meeting convened at 12:00 noon.
- Discussion regarding pond: one tree is down to date and two more will be removed. Crofton will check on progress. Landscaper, Romig, included the pond work in price.
- Suggestion made to add a stop sign at lower Creek Ridge across from the apartments, and/or perhaps a letter to apartment owner, with a copy to Traffic and Engineering in Pittsford.
- Spectrum is to repair area behind 137 Wood Creek; in progress.
- Discussion of repair of lawn damage by snow plows. Christine, Dan (Magic Plow), and Will to look at work done and make recommendations.
- Suggestion of Pittsford Village Hall as a good place for HOA meetings, except for parking.
- Question regarding remaining wood chips following tree removal: they are to be removed and new trees planted next week.
Variance Committee: Will Ruby.
Discussion of several variance requests and questions regarding courtyard trees to be removed, and the policy that the two units who share a courtyard may choose from a list. If owners purchase trees they are entitled to $150 reimbursement – per courtyard, not per unit.
No motions now. Will and Emmett Miller will do a walk around and make recommendations for the Board to approve at a later date.
Secretary’s Report: Ginny Quinn. Motion to approve April 2018 Minutes was made. Motion passed.
Property Manager Report: Christine Sears
- 79 Creek Ridge has removed the vent from his garage. A work order has been written to repair hole left by the pipe.
- Bob Keiffer completed a summary of their efforts and a status report on the progress of the evaluation of the timber retaining wall behind Rainberry. Discussion included getting another estimate, and consider tearing down the wall and re-landscaping.
- An email will be sent from Crofton to all homeowners announcing that commercial window cleaning will be offered to residents at a reduced cost per unit. Residents are to contact Penfield Window Cleaning to make appointment.
Treasurer’s Report: Kate Spencer
- We are approx. $1,300 over budget currently, mainly due to landscaping and insurance. This should even out by the end of the fiscal year.
- Long Range Plan: roof project moved out until 2020-21.
- Question asked about repairing the rest of the steps and railings. $17,000 has been allocated in the budget to complete repairs/replacement. Motion made and approved.
Operations Report: Will Ruby. Discussion of courtyard pruning and Linden tree replacements.
Board moved to Executive Session to plan for annual meeting on June 21.
Next regular Board of Directors Meeting will be with the newly elected board members – Thursday, July 19 at 4:00 pm unless otherwise indicated.
Meeting adjourned 1:14 pm.
INTRODUCTION TO CAPITAL PLAN, WOOD CREEK HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION
BUDGET for 2017-2018
TO ACCESS & TROUBLESHOOT THE RESIDENTS ONLY WEBSITE
WHAT IS ON THE RESIDENTS LOGIN PAGE?
- Financial information shared by the board
- The residents directory (updated periodically)
- Full board meeting minutes with all attached information
- Specially developed Contractors List
- The Neighbor to Neighbor communication page where residents can post questions or information of interest to the community
Our site is password protected. However, it is always best to limit the amount of personal information you list on the web to what is necessary, such your first name and either telephone number or email address.
WHO TO CALL WITH A PROPERTY PROBLEM
- submit Work Orders (WO)
- ask about the WO process
- follow up on a WO you already have submitted
- ask about the Variance process
- follow up on a variance you have already submitted
- if you have a question or concern about a contractor working in the community, or about other maintenance issues.
If you are not satisfied with the response you receive from Crofton, then contact a Board member.
Going on in the Town of Pittsford
CONCERT SERIES ALONG CANAL BEGINS THIS FRIDAY WITH EASTSIDE SWINGTET
The Town of Pittsford’s Summer Concert Series begins this Friday, June 8 with some great swing from the Eastside Swingtet. Join us at 6:30PM in Carpenter Park at the Port of Pittsford – bring your lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy some great music along the canal. Hots, burgers and chicken sandwiches are available for purchase on site, or grab a bite to eat from one of several nearby restaurants.
Our Summer Concert Series continues each Friday evening at 6:30pm through August 10 (no concert July 6) with a variety of outstanding music throughout the season. From Americana, steel drum, blues and jazz to party rock, big band, southern soul and pops – it’s a perfect way to start your weekend. See a complete schedule on our Summer Concert Series Event page on the Town website. Carpenter Park is located at 22 North Main Street.
UNITED CHURCH OF PITTSFORD RISE & SHINE COMMUNITY BREAKFAST
Saturday, 6/9, 8-10AM, United Church of Pittsford, 123 South Main Street at Sunset Boulevard; all are welcome, breakfast is $5.00 per person and includes pancakes, sausage links, scrambled eggs, maple syrup, and seasonal toppings; proceeds to benefit the Rochester Area Interfaith Hospitality Network (RAIHN). This is the last monthly breakfast for this season; monthly breakfasts will begin again in October (the second Saturday of each month, benefiting a different charity each time). More info 586-6870 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
RECREATION PROGRAMS CONTINUE AT INTERIM REC CENTER AND OTHER LOCATIONS Program locations include Palmyra Road facility, schools, Library, Senior Center, Town Court
The Spiegel Community Center building has closed for restoration and improvement but our recreation programs continue at the Interim Recreation Center (5611 Palmyra Road) and other locations, including the Pittsford Community Library (24 State Street), at the Town’s Senior Center and Town Court facilities at 3750 Monroe Avenue, and at local elementary schools.
Programming at these alternate locations will continue throughout the construction period, which is expected to last for approximately 12-14 months.
Find updated program information on the Town’s online Recreation Registration and Information page https://webtrac.
“Pittsford News Courtesy of Town of Pittsford eNews”
–Photos by Wood Creek Residents
VILLAGE HISTORIC WALKING TOUR THIS MONDAY, 6/11: EAST ALONG STATE STREET
Come learn the stories behind some of Pittsford’s most beautiful and recognizable historic buildings! Pittsford Town and Village Historian Audrey Johnson will conduct a one-hour historic walking tour of Pittsford Village this Monday, June 11 heading east along State Street, featuring a variety of historic homes, many now converted to business use. The tour is free and open to the public; participants should meet at 11:00am in front of Town Hall (11 South Main Street). Two more tours will be offered each Monday in June. Each covers a different area of the Village and will finish at noon – in plenty of time for lunch on your own at one of the Village’s many wonderful restaurants, should you choose to do so!
Additional upcoming tours:
Monday, June 18 – South, along South Main Street, featuring iconic homes and businesses, including the Phoenix Hotel, Town Hall, the Hicks and McCarthy building, and several churches
Monday, June 25 – North, along North Main Street, featuring historic homes and businesses, including the Wiltsie & Crump building, Village Hall, and Pittsford Farms Dairy. Registration is not necessary but for further information contact Audrey Johnson at email@example.com or 248-6245. Please dress for the weather as the tours will go on in the event of a light rain; comfortable walking shoes are suggested. Parking is available in the municipal lots behind Town Hall or behind the Pittsford Community Library (24 State Street).
SAVE THE DATE: SAINT'S PLACE SALE JULY 10-14 HELPS REFUGEES BEGIN NEW LIFE
Save the date – the annual Saint’s Place Super Sale takes place July 10-14 at Pittsford’s St. Louis Church (60 South Main Street). The sale features great bargains on a variety of new or gently used items, including jewelry, purses, furniture, linens, books, toys, sporting goods, collectible and household items and more!
A special Preview Evening will be held Tuesday, July 10 from 4:00-8:00pm. Patrons pay $25 at the door and enjoy shopping ahead of the crowds! No tickets are issued in advance; the event is open to all who arrive that evening.
The sale continues Wednesday, 7/11 from 9:00am – 6:00pm, Thursday and Friday, 7/12-13 from 9:00am – 5:00pm, and Saturday, 7/14 from 9:00am – noon. New this year, Thursday is 25% off day. Friday is half-price all day and Saturday is the “Fill a Bag Deal” sale ($8 to fill one bag, $12 to fill two bags, or $15 to fill three bags). All proceeds from the sale support Saint’s Place in efforts to help refugees and those in need by providing household goods, furniture and educational assistance, and tutoring programs for children and adults. For more information visit www.saintsplace.org.