August 2014

VM Meeting Sees Input on WCA Plans for E-mail Contact List

The Aug. 19 meeting of the Westchase Voting Members (VMs) saw initial approval of a new roofing guideline for Glencliff and questions about the WCA Board’s plans for e-mail communication with owners.

WCA Draft Budget Keeps HOA Assessment at $322

In the days leading up to the WCA Budget Workshop on Aug. 19, the WCA released their draft budget. If approved without major changes, it would keep Westchase’s master HOA assessments the same.

WCA Board Tackles Communication, Transportation and Tennis Building Name

The Westchase tennis program, the best way to reach residents through e-mail communications, and the possibility of Citrus Park Drive being extended were the main topics at the Aug. 14 Westchase Community Association (WCA) Board of Directors’ meeting.

CDD Supervisors Surprised By Landscape Bid Opening

After several meetings where Westchase CDD supervisors were warned their 2014 landscape bidding process would likely produce a significant increase in Westchase’s landscaping costs, the district’s Aug. 11 bid opening held one surprise.

CDD Board Hears Resident Input on Proposed Budget

The Aug. 5 meeting of the Westchase CDD saw supervisors hold their annual public hearing for their 2015 budget. Westchase Community Development District (CDD) Chairman Mark Ragusa cautioned residents who attended the public hearing that the published budget – both mailed to residents and printed in WOW – was a county-required, preliminary TRIM notice budget. “The CDD’s budget is set high initially because we have to publish it through the county office,” Ragusa explained. “The TRIM notice budget cannot be increased and therefore it is always higher than the one that ends up being approved.”

Alonso’s Best and Brightest Athletes

They are your neighbors. They are the kids you remember playing catch in the front yard, maybe sprinting down the sidewalk or swimming at one of the Westchase pools.

Westchase Fall Soccer Registration Opens in August

Registration for Westchase Soccer Association’s fall programs will be held in August. Please visit for registration dates and important details about WSA’s fall programs.

Can You Lend a Wing?

The Stork Club is looking for an individual willing to greet Westchase’s newest residents. One of Westchase’s dedicated Stork Club volunteers is currently expecting her own delivery soon and a replacement is needed to help greet Westchase newborns home from the hospital.

Westchase Cougars End Another Successful Tennis Season

The Westchase Cougars tennis team is proving they are a force to be reckoned with. In June the team won the 2014 Hillsborough County USTA Championship in the Women’s 40-and-over division for the second year in a row.

Proposed 2015 CDD Assessments

The Westchase Community Development District (CDD) may approve its budget and final assessments at their public budget hearing on Tuesday, Aug. 5. Thus, the initially proposed assessments listed below may change after public input.

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