Archive for the ‘Trailwood Hills’ Category

Trailwood Hills – April 5, 2011 Meeting Notes

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

Following is a summary of the meeting from April 5, 2011 with the Raleigh Police at our annual homeowners’ meeting.

Last night at the Trailwood Hills HOA annual meeting, the Raleigh Police Department talked at length about the new Community Police Squad, as well as other concerns regarding our neighborhood. The following officers came to the meeting: (more…)

Neighbors collaborate on changed CAT routes

Monday, February 14th, 2011

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On January 31, 2011, a group of about 20 neighbors met at Carolina Pines Community Park to discuss recent changes to CAT bus routes 11 and 7c. The routes were changed at the beginning of the year and are having a negative impact on the Trailwood Hills community according to neighbors who live on Trailwood Hills Drive. (more…)

Lineberry Alliance Proposed By-Laws and Founding Meeting

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Last May we posted an update about creating a board of directors and organizing the Lineberry Alliance. Currently, we are just a loose association of neighborhood organizations and HOA groups that collaborate over email, share solutions to neighborhood problems, and connect with each other to swap recommendations, recipes, babysitters, etc. It’s been a few months since you’ve had an update on the organizational efforts. It’s time to share with you a draft of our mission statement, by-laws, and announce our founding meeting to be held on Thursday March 3, 2011. (more…)

New Bus Route Concerns Trailwood Hills

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

As you may be aware, the City of Raleigh recently rerouted the public bus route that serviced our neighborhood, Trailwood Hills. The route now runs through our neighborhood on Trailwood Hills Drive and has several stops in our neighborhood.

There has been much concern over this new route with regard to (more…)

PROP Training for Landlords, Real Estate Agents set for October

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Landlords, real estate agents, and property managers in the Lineberry area should take advantage of this training to educate themselves on how the PROP can impact their ability to rent their property and how to help draft an effective lease to attract good renters and enforce the quality of life issues that often deteriorate our neighborhoods.

CITY OF RALEIGH TO OFFER LANDLORD TRAINING PROGRAM ON OCT. 20

Registration is open to enroll in the City of Raleigh’s Landlord Training Program, a one-day course for rental property owners and managers, real estate agents, lawyers and others who deal with rental issues. The last training program for 2010 is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Raleigh Housing Authority’s multi-purpose community room, located at 971 Harp St.

To register in advance, mail in the completed registration form (more…)

Community Watch: 22 Residential Burglary Prevention Tips

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

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Raleigh, NC – The Pleasant Ridge & Ramsgate Community Watch, building a safe and informed family community, is partnering with Raleigh Police Department (RPD) to bring you the following residential burglary prevention tips.

It’s unfortunate that we have to highlight crime in our neighborhood, but there have been several break-ins in the Lineberry area over the past few weeks. Trailwood Hills and Trailwood Springs have been hit pretty hard. Hot items include flat screen TV’s, jewelry, cash, laptops, and other items of convenience.

Be sure to review the following crime prevention tips to make your home safer. There are no guarantee’s, but you can make things more difficult for burglars.  (more…)

Trailwood Hills Charts HOA and City Rules

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Trailwood Hills HOA has created several documents in an effort to assist the homeowners in Trailwoods Hills with respect to our covenants and various City ordinances. They are basically a quick reference guides that cover questions about parking, parties, grass height, PROP, and other concerns that are frequently asked or sent to the HOA board.  (more…)

Trailwood Hills Pool to get Barbed Wire

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Beginning around May 15th (2 weeks before the pool opened), we [Trailwood Hills] started experiencing problems with people (kids and adults) jumping the fence to get into the pool. There has been a considerable amount of damage done to the pool and the pool equipment, furniture, bathrooms, etc. since that time, including glass in the pool that caused us to have to drain, clean, and refill the pool.

The pool fence itself is being systematically destroyed by fence-jumpers. As you can see from the flier [PDF], we have some good video footage of the persons responsible for the damage the weekend of May 15th, but there have been several more instances since then and it does not seem to be slowing down. (more…)

SWCAC Budget Concerns for June 2010

Thursday, May 20th, 2010
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At the May 2010 meeting of the South West Citizens Advisory Council (SWCAC), one of our main topics was budget. The context is things we need money for in our neighborhoods. One thing we’ve learned in SWCAC is that if you don’t ask the City Council for it, you’ll never get it.

The most recent example is the neighborhood park we’re trying to establish at the corner of Lineberry Drive and Sierra Drive. (more…)

Trailwood Hills HOA Board: May update

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

The Trailwood Hills Board met on May 4, 2010.  There was a lengthy discussion regarding the beautification project and Alex passed along his research and bids to date. The Board will be deciding on which contractor to use and when to start soon. There was a discussion regarding the pool opening and the items that need to be taken care of prior to the pool opening.  (more…)