CDD News

CDD Board Pleasantly Surprised by Sidewalk Report

By WOW Editor | November 16, 2023

District Manager Andrew Mendenhall began the Nov. 7 Westchase CDD meeting by seeking Board approval of the consent agenda, which included resolutions to amend the FY 2023 budget based on year-end numbers and subsequently assign the fund balance for FY 2023. All supervisors in attendance voted to approve. Supervisor Greg Chesney was absent. There were […]

Arborists Offer Update on Tree Study During October CDD Meeting

By Sarah Temple | October 12, 2023

A request from an Abbotsford resident prompted a difference of opinion between supervisors at the start the meeting. The resident wanted a permit for the removal of a large oak tree causing problems to her property – lifting sidewalk slabs, causing cracks in the driveway and creating problems with the sprinklers. Supervisor Chris Barrett responded […]

CDD and WCA Budgets Approved

By WOW Editor | August 16, 2023

Westchase CDD In July, the Westchase CDD issued a letter informing residents that two public hearings would be held on Aug. 8. The letter also included a table outlining a Comparison of Assessment Rates for FY 2024 vs. FY 2023, based on the proposed budget. The first public hearing on Aug. 8 was to receive […]

CDD Passes Budget at August Meeting

By Sarah Temple | August 14, 2023

The August 8 CDD meeting began with two public hearings. There were no comments or questions coming from the audience at the first public hearing regarding the Fiscal Year 2023/2024 budget, so supervisors voted to approve the budget, 5-0. The second public hearing for the imposition of assessments to fund the District’s proposed budget was […]

CDD Receives Praise from Insurers and Begins Discussions on Field Manager’s Retirement

By Sarah Temple | July 14, 2023

During the July CDD meeting, the Board began discussing next steps in preparing for Field Manager Doug Mays’ pending retirement. Chairman Matt Lewis began the meeting by opening the floor to the audience. Mr. Anderson of the Shires explained that some neighbors had asked about the possibility of attending the budget public hearing on Aug. […]

CDD Appoints New Landscaping Firm and Begins Budget Discussions

By WOW Editor | June 12, 2023

Engineer Robert Dvorak kicked off the meeting with an update on pond #125, behind Stonebridge. He noted that he had begun working with a surveyor to address drainage issues when they discovered a county-owned pipe that runs underneath Linebaugh Avenue that was almost completely clogged. Dvorak said this could explain the issues with the pond. […]

Resident Requests and Landscaping RFP Top the May CDD Meeting Agenda

By WOW Editor | May 12, 2023

The May 2 meeting began with Chairman Matt Lewis opening the floor to the audience. Supervisor Greg Chesney was the only board member not in attendance. The first audience member to speak up was Elder Ripper with Helping Hand Lawn Care, whose company narrowly missed the RFP deadline and was asking to still be considered. […]

CDD April Workshop

By Sarah Temple | May 1, 2023

The April 18 CDD Workshop served as a continuation of the meeting on April 4. The board was scheduled to review qualifying bids for the landscaping contract but due to inconsistencies in the process, Chairman Matt Lewis made a motion to start the process over. Manager Andy Mendenhall went on to explain that when the […]

CDD Makes Progress on Landscape RFP and West Park Village Plaza Renovations

By Sarah Temple | April 11, 2023

With no audience members in attendance, Chairman Matt Lewis handed the meeting over to Engineer Robert Dvorak. He and Field Manager Doug Mays had recently visited the home of a Stockbridge resident who had concerns about a manhole cover on his driveway apron. After a thorough inspection, Dvorak could not see anything that the CDD […]

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