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Pflugerville 2014 News

Keeping Up to Date: For the latest Pflugerville news, we recommend residents subscribe to the City's weekly email Key to the City newsletter. Visit the City's website www.cityofpflugerville.com Follow PflugervilleTX on Twitter and "like" the City's Facebook page.

Pflugerville Library Resources

In 2010 PfCONA purchased and donated the following books to the Pflugerville Library. Anyone with a library card can check them out.

Copyright-Free Articles for Community Association Newsletters and Websites
By Community Associations Institute
If you find it difficult to write newsletter articles or letters, create website copy or draft reports, CAI can help. This collection of nearly 100 basic articles is perfect for managers and board members to use in any communication with community residents. Includes articles on finances, meetings, rules, governance and much more.

Building Community Proven Strategies for Turning Homeowners into Neighbors
By Community Associations Institute
Build stronger, more active and caring communities by following the simple advice offered by the nation’s top experts on community associations and the people who lead them.

Developer Transition: How Community Associations Assume Independence
A Guide for Association Practitioners By Amanda G. Hyatt
Guides the reader through the transition process, methods and legal requirements. Covers how to draft documents, structure committees, develop leaders, and involve residents early. Includes a transition checklist.

Conducting Meetings A Guide to Running Productive Community
Association Board Meetings, 2nd Edition

By Community Associations Institute
Find out how to prepare for a meeting, stay on the agenda, take good minutes, use resolutions, tape record meetings and conduct executive sessions.

Perfect Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People
By Susan Benjamin
Hundreds of ready-to-use phrases for handling conflict, confrontations and challenging personalities. Perfect for managers and volunteer leaders—anyone who deals with irrational, emotional, negative, upset or unhappy people. This guide can be a real lifesaver—on the job, at meetings, anywhere.

Reinventing the Rules A Step-By-Step Guide for Being Reasonable
By Lucia Anna Trigiani, Esq.
Every community’s guide to whether your rules are reasonable and necessary, how to make exceptions and still maintain your duty to the association, and how to avoid the hidden costs of battling with residents instead of being flexible.

New Neighborhoods: The Consumer’s Guide to Condominium, Co-op, and HOA Living
By Gary A. Poliakoff and Ryan Poliakoff
This straightforward, easy-to-read book outlines homeowners’ rights and obligations and explains the complexities of living in a community association. It explains how associations operate, collect money, hold meetings and elections and how residents can serve effectively as board members or volunteers. With humor and a conversational writing style the authors explain the pros and cons of those unique new neighborhoods where ownership is shared.

Texas Homeowners Association Law
By Gregory S. Cagle
Texas Homeowners Association Law is an essential guidebook on all Texas and Federal laws governing the administration and operation of Texas Homeowners Associations ("HOAs") and is the only comprehensive legal reference manual that is written specifically for Texas homeowners living in association-governed communities and persons serving in leadership positions in Texas HOAs. Organized by topic and written in plain English, this book provides a straight forward explanation of the rights, duties, and responsibilities of Texas HOAs and homeowners, and the answers to the most common questions that arise in association-governed communities in Texas. http://texashoabook.com/

More Helpful Resources

Senior Citizen Transportaion is available from Drive-A-Senior. Volunteers provide rides to anyone over 60 to medical appointments, chuch, or programs. Call 512-310-1060 for reservations. See their resource list of agencies serving seniors.

Clean Water Fund Xeriscape Headquarters is a good resource for HOA policies.

New 2013 Storm Drain Runoff Rules: Read the PDF

Storm drain runoff rules

Pflugerville Almanac. The Pflugerville Almanac began in Summer 2009 as a place for community reaction to Pflugerville's Vision2030 comprehensive plan. Carl Wasmuth, President of Bohls Neighborhood Assoc. and a PfCONA member, contributres articles on the Almanac about urban development, transportation policy, alternative energy businesses, and other trends. Want to add your own comments or post articles, then all you need to do is register.

Video Streaming: Now watch PflugervilleTV both live Suddenlink Cable Channel 10 community events calendar and recorded streaming video of Pflugerville City Council, Planning and Zoning, and Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (see last item under PCDC tab) meetings as well as see agenda and minutes. This is reality TV viewing about our local democratic government. PfCONA has online video here and here and 2008 Forum

Community Garden Plots: Residents may rent a 10' x 10' plot for $12.50 half-year or $25 for the full year.  Applications are available online or at the Pflugerville Recreation Center, 400 Immanuel Road.

2014 Trash Recycle Days Calandar: Download the 2013 printable recycling schedule chart (PDF).

Crime Prevention and Emergency Preparedness. PPD Sgt Jason Smith or Officer Michael Clowdus can make neighborhood presentations about COPS (Citizens on Patrol) Neighborhood Block Watch, and CERT To learn more, call 512-670-5510. Application forms can also be downloaded from the City's COP/CERT web pages. You can subscribe to email crime alerts for 78660 at crimespot.com

How to report Street Lights which are Out. Use Oncorstreetlight website allows the public to report a street light out or call 1-888-313-4747. If you live south of Pecan, you may need to call Austin Energy at 512-974-1994.

Use FixIt Form on the City of Pflugerville website to report things like: potholes, damaged sidewalks, broken fences, abandoned vehicles, improper parking across sidewalks or lawns, tall grass over 8 inches, and houses with junk, litter, or poor repair. Or call directly to City Code Enforcement at 512-670-5720

Report suspicious persons or possible crimes or illegal activity by calling the Police non-emergency number 512-251-4004.

Receive Weather and Traffic and Disaster Warnings on your cell phone, email, or home phone direct from the Pflugerville Police by registering at Nixle.com.



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