Northville Colony Estates 3, 4, 5

 
       

 

Neighborhood News


Islands Landscape special assessment rejected

The Islands Landscape Special Assessment proposal was rejected in a vote at the Sept. 27 HOA meeting. As a result, minor islands improvements will be planned within the existing budget. The 2019 Islands budget was reduced by $2,000, and funds redistributed to cover other prioritized anticipated expenses. A request for volunteer efforts will be communicated over the next few months by the Islands subcommittee.


Results of the annual HOA board election

The following residents have been elected to the Northville Colony Estates 3, 4 and 5 board. Contact information can be found on the Board page of this website.

President - David Rabahy

Vice President - Michael Garliauskas

Treasurer - Robert Veres

Communications - Karen Bell

Asset Manager - To be determined


Northville Township PD now on Twitter

Northville Township's Public Safety Department is now on Twitter! There is now an even easier way to stay connected. Twitter will be used mainly as an emergency notification system. Follow @PublicSafety_NT to stay informed on all your essential public safety updates and concerns. Not on Twitter? It's also connected to our Township's Facebook account, so any information posted on Twitter will also be seen on Facebook.Help fight Arbor Hills Landfill expansion


Safety tip: Light up the neighborhood

There are a number of things that we can all do to help make the neighborhood safer. The following are some tips we are encouraging you to consider:

- Leave your outdoor lights on at nightime. A number of residents have changed to LED light bulbs which are not only more energy efficient and long lasting, but also brighter.

- If you are going away from home for an extended period of time, you can take advantage of the Northville Township Police house check program. The Northville Township Department of Public Safety will check on your residence while you are away. You may fill out a Vacation House Check on the web site, come into the Police Department to pick up a form, or call the Dispatch Center at 248-349-9400 and the form will be completed for you. The information that you provide, will assist police in contacting you or the contact person.


A few things to help keep the neighborhood safe

There are a couple of things that homeowners can do to help keep our neighborhood streets safe:

 
  • Please inspect the growth of your shrubs, bushes and trees to ensure they are not blocking the line of sight for vehicles driving on the street  
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  • Please be aware of pedestrians on our roads, especially with the arrival of spring weather. Remember that the speed limit within our subdivision is 25 mph.

  • Important information about sump lines

    We've received a few questions about sump lines running from our homes in the subdivision. Sump lines are the responsibility of homeowners. They must tie into the rear yard storm drains. They are not allowed to drain into the street. They should be checked regularly for proper operation to avoid flooding and pump failure.  If they are overflowing then they need to be serviced quickly, e.g. cleaned out or replaced.  The association uses:

    Metro Environmental Services, Inc.
    PO Box 725
    Walled Lake, Mi 48390
    (248)960-1111 ph (248)669-0960 fax
    s.mcdougall@metrosewer.net
    www.metrosewer.net

    If a rear yard storm catch basin is full of water and not draining properly then please alert the board right away. If the obstruction can be cleared with a water jet then the association pays. If actual repairs are required, then all the houses connected to the rear yard storm drain line in question will share the cost.


    Help keep our neighborhood clean

    We need your assistance in helping keep our front entrance and Commons area from becoming dumping grounds for trash. Most recently, we've noticed trash being left near the entrance to our subdivision. If you spot any garbage being left near the entrance or Commons area, we would appreciate it if you could take a moment and pick it up. Thank you for your assistance.

    Upcoming Events

    Halloween Parade
    Oct. 31, 5:30 p.m.
    NCE 1 & 2 Pavilion


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