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Westchase CDD Opens Negotiations for Two New Cell Towers

The Sept. 10 meeting of the Westchase Community Development District (CDD) saw supervisors review bids for two Westchase cell towers and move forward with negotiations with Vertex, a tower constructing and leasing company. Reviewing the three bids they received from Vertex, CTG and Diamond Tower Group, supervisors discussed the bids with Ken Schmidt of Steel …

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WCA Board Approves 2020 Budget; Adds Morning Swim Hours Starting Sept. 16

The Westchase Community Association (WCA) Directors started their September Board meeting by unanimously approving Board Treasurer Shawn Yesner’s motion to accept the 2020 WCA budget. The adopted budget, which establishes a homeowner assessment of $289, reflects the spending blueprint that emerged from the Aug. 28 budget workshop with the capital contribution from new homeowners adjusted …

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VMs Hear Transit Guests and Debate Neighborhood Facebook Group Ownership Rules

The Aug. 13 Voting Member meeting, which saw guests addressing local transportation issues, was live streamed on Facebook on the WCA’s Westchase Chronicles page for the first time. Government Affairs Committee (GAC) Chair Rick Goldstein explained that our community had a comprehensive action plan related to transportation and that the survey had been completed as …

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WCA Board Hears Tennis Player Requests

Directors heard from several tennis players during the open forum session of the August Westchase Community Association (WCA) Board of Directors’ meeting. Bridges resident Kristen DeAngelo asked the board the status of the budget items she had sent them for consideration, social programming for tennis players, a tennis court reservation system and court refurbishment, and …

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CDD Passes 2020 Budget with No Assessment Increases

The brief 70-minute Westchase CDD meeting saw supervisors formally pass their $2.6 million 2020 budget, which will see no homeowner increases in the coming year. That budget, roughly equal to the current year’s, keeps homeowner and commercial Community Development District (CDD) assessment levels the same or marginally lower than the current year. According to District …

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Raven Athletes to Watch

Coming off a banner school year for sports at Alonso High School, expectations are for the Ravens to soar even higher. Last May, Alonso was presented the 13th annual Vernon Korhn Award, emblematic of Hillsborough County’s top public school athletic program. It recognizes athletic success, academics and sportsmanship. “We believe that excellence in athletics—as well …

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New Approach Pitched for Citrus Park Development Affecting Upper Tampa Bay Trail

Alliance Residential, a developer that sought to change the alignment of the UTB Trail near the intersection of Gunn Highway and Ehrlich Road last August for a proposed apartment complex, will pitch a new approach at the Aug. 8 WCA Board meeting. That new approach, a developer’s representative informed WOW, will not require the realignment …

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WCA Board Changes Management Contract; Debates Permitting Alcohol on Pool Decks

The July 11 meeting of the Westchase Community Association saw directors approve a change in the association management contract and debate allowing the consumption of alcohol at the community pools. The meeting began with a resident appealing a fine for failure to screen playground equipment in his yard. “The house came with a swing set …

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CDD Opts for New Engineer; Approves RFP for Two Westchase Cell Towers

The July 2 meeting of the Westchase CDD saw supervisors select a new engineering firm and approve bid documents for two new cell towers on the western side of Westchase. Opening the meeting, supervisors heard from Bennington resident Linda Connolly, who expressed concern that two more palm trees were recently installed along the roadside in …

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GAC Transportation Survey: Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Over 150 people every day are moving into Tampa Bay and that impacts every single one of us. Growth is great (most of us transplanted from somewhere else, didn’t we?) but it has impacts to our roads, interstate systems, taxes, parking and our quality of life. In response, the Westchase Government Affairs Committee (GAC) has …

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