July 2017

Gasparilla Mermaids Visit Westchase July 29

Interested in joining Gasparilla's fun? On July 29 Ye Westchase Krewe of Freebooters will introduce their renowned mermaid team and welcome new krewe members for next parade season.

County Commission Takes First Step to Rename UTB Library

Eric Denney, Commissioner Ken Hagan’s legislative aide, called WOW’s offices this afternoon to announce that the Hillsborough Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has taken the first important step toward renaming the UTB Regional Library the Maureen B. Gauzza Library.

WCA Board Ends Hand-Scanner Entry System

If you want to go swimming or play tennis at a Westchase facility, bring your driver’s license with you. At their July meeting the Westchase Community Association (WCA) Board of Directors unanimously agreed to scrap the hand-scanners at community pools and tennis courts.

County Commission to Consider Renaming UTB Library after Kingsford’s Maureen Gauzza

At the July 19 meeting of the Hillsborough Board of County Commissioners (BOCC), commissioners will consider a proposal to rename the Upper Tampa Bay Regional Library after library advocate Maureen Gauzza, who passed away on July 3 after a lengthy illness.

CDD Talks Fireworks, Golf Course Landscaping and Westchase’s Appearance

The July 11 meeting of the Westchase Community Development District saw supervisors tackle fireworks and Westchase’s overall appearance.

Funeral Services Set for Kingsford’s Maureen Gauzza

Maureen Gauzza, the force behind the original, local effort to convince Hillsborough County to build the Upper Tampa Bay Regional Library near Westchase, passed away after a long illness on July 3.

Protecting Westchase Ponds: How Can You Help?

If you’re a homeowner living on a pond, there’s a lot you can do to help protect your yard from erosion.

Dragons Fly High!

The Davidsen PTSA was so proud of its Dragons this year, they decided to announce it to the community. As school let out for summer break, the Davidsen PTSA proudly posted a banner and a series of colored pinwheels on the lawn in front of Davidsen Middle School.

From the WCA Treasurer: Your HOA Budget Questions Answered

In anticipation of your Westchase association’s budget workshop in September, the WCA Treasurer answers some frequently asked questions.

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