WOW NEWS

VMs Hear of TBARTA Van Pool Program

The Nov. 12 Westchase Voting Members meeting began with a presentation about TBARTA’s Van Pool program. Harbor Links resident Bill Parish, a member of the Government Affairs Committee (GAC), provided an overview explaining that the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority  (TBARTA) includes five counties—Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough and Manatee. He said they are working...

CDD to Display New Entrance Signage for Resident Input

At the Nov. 5 meeting of the Westchase CDD, supervisors asked staff to gather sample images and materials for new Westchase entrance signs. Staff will display them for resident review and input at the district’s Dec. 3 meeting. The Westchase Community Development District (CDD) generally meets the first Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m....

Westchase’s 12th Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive Nov. 24

Barbara Dil of Castleford will be returning to lend a hand at the food drive this year. (Click on the flyer image to open the list) Dil, along with her husband Rene, started volunteering for the drive in its early years. What got her involved? “It’s definitely the fact that it’s been a facility to...

Do You Know Crosswalk Driving Laws?

Keswick Forest resident Leslie McCluskie says the crosswalk outside her neighborhood leading to the Westchase Swim and Tennis Center on Countryway is an accident waiting to happen. “Nobody stops at the crosswalk,” she said. “It’s not just at this crosswalk. Drivers do not stop at any of the crosswalks on Countryway. There are a lot...

WCA Board Considers Renewal of Pipeline Swim Team Contract

The Oct. 10 meeting of the WCA Board saw directors entertain the creation of a new pickleball court, adopt a new electronic voting vendor for the association’s next elections and request feedback from residents on the renewal of the current swim team’s contract. Several resident pickleball players attended the Westchase Community Association (WCA) Board meeting...

Westchase VMs Discuss Modification Process

The October Voting Member’s meeting was the first time that incoming WCA President Shawn Yesner, elected as president by the board in September, had led the meeting. Voting Members’ (VMs) first agenda item was a proposed guideline change for flagpoles (Section 1.3.4 Flags). Yesner explained that proper notification had not appeared in the World of...