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October 25, 2011
Stage 3 Water Conservation Measures Effective November 1.

Stage 3 Water Conservation

The North Texas Municipal Water District has asked all cities to enter Stage 3 conservation measures beginning November 1. The City of Plano needs your help to increase our conservation of water as the drought continues and lake levels fall to substantially low levels.

Beginning Tuesday, November 1 watering will be restricted to once every other week.

•  Even number
Every Other Thursday beginning Nov. 3.
•  Odd number
Every Other Tuesday beginning Nov. 8.
•  Watering is prohibited between 10:00am-6:00pm

For complete Stage 3 Water Restrictions and Watering Calendar, visit or call the automated hotline at (972) 769-4338.

October 1, 2011
2012 Annual Dues Reminder

Annual Dues were due on September 1, 2011. If you have not yet paid your dues, please do as soon as possible. This will reduce Association expenses as well as your expenses. The annual dues are $20 and they should be mailed to:

Cross Creek West III HOA
1625 Endicott Dr
Plano, TX 75025

August 25, 2011
Stage 2 Water Conservation CHANGES August 23

Stage 2 Water Conservation

Over the past several weeks, the City received a lot of resident feedback on the water map designed for watering restrictions in Stage 2. Although the water map was made in the best interest of the water system, after the City considered the needs of the residents it took a different look at our water system, and made a change to the watering restrictions. The City realized the water map was in place for a very short period of time, but providing a timely response to resident concerns was necessary in this case. Last night the Plano City Council adopted a different approach to watering restrictions, while continuing to limit watering to 2 days per week. To view the new watering schedule which will be effective August 23, click here,. For additional information on water conservation measures visit,

August 14, 2011
Plano Enters Stage 2 Water Conservation Measures August 19th

Stage 2 Water Conservation

At the direction of the North Texas Municipal Water District, the City of Plano will be entering into Stage 2 Water Conservation Measures on August 19th. Stage 2 measures should achieve a reduction in water usage of 5%. A city-wide limit to landscape watering of only two days per week will be enacted. To download a copy of the watering zone map which will be effective August 19, click here. For additional information on water conservation measures visit,

August 10, 2011
Cross Creek West III HOA Annual Meeting
TBD - In October - Please check the announcements and calendar pages for details soon.

All neighbors are welcome. Come join us and learn about Cross Creeek West III HOA activities in 2011, plans for the future and vote for Cross Creek West III HOA Board of Directors. If you are not already a member this is a great time to join us.

April 15, 2008
Director Nominations Wanted

The 1 year term of our four board of directors ends at the next Annual Meeting. A nominating committee will be appointed at the next Board of Directors meeting to search for homeowners who are interested in supporting and helping the community and Association. Please consider what you may have to offer to your neighbors. If you are interested, please see this flyer. Please review and submit the Application for Consideration. Your help will be appreciated by all.

August 9, 2011
Vice President Director Position Vacancy

We currently have a vacancy on the Board of Directors for the Vice President position. In the event of any vacancies our bylaws allow the Board of Directors to appoint a successor to preside until the next annual meeting and a new election is held. If you are interested in supporting your voluntary homeowners association as an officer, please consider submitting your name for consideration by the Board of Directors for appointment to the position of Vice President.

August 9, 2011
The HOA is now accepting nominations for the Board!

We are looking for interested residents to become involved and join our Board. If you are interested or would like to nominate someone to be on the board, please contact Gene Flynn at 972-517-3615. Certain criteria will need to be met, and interested individuals will be asked to submit a short bio and application. Additional information regarding the Board positions and requirements can be found on our website. The time required is minimal and we are always searching for new voices. Elections will take place at the Annual Meeting in October. Check the website calendar for the exact date and location. Please make plans to join us!

August 8, 2011
Plano Schools Begin Monday, August 22, 2011: Watch Your Speed

School Zone Sign

Plano Schools Begin Monday, August 22, 2011. Plano Police Officers will be heavily enforcing school zones, crosswalks and speed limits to assure a safe commute to school. Remember, the children walking to school in our neighborhood are our friends' children, our neighbors' children and our own children. Please drive safely througout the neighborhood.

The Plano Police Department offers the following reminders for safe motoring throughout the school year:

  • Drive 20mph in designated zones
  • Commute around areas of school traffic to get to work.
  • Never "wave" a child across the street from your vehicle
  • Don't drop your children out at random spots along the road to school.
  • Watch for clearly marked pedetrian crossings at locations where Crossing Guards are not on duty.
  • Use carpool lanes correctly and don't unload except at the school entrance.
  • Observe and obey the Cross Guard directions.

For a map of Plano School Zones and Speeding Fines Schedule, click here.

August 1, 2011
2012 Annual Dues Reminder

Annual Membership Dues for 2012 are due on September 1. This covers our fiscal year September 1, 2011 thru August 31, 2012. Thanks to everyone for supporting your voluntary HOA. The annual dues are $20 and they should be mailed to:

Cross Creek West III HOA
1625 Endicott Dr
Plano, TX 75025

July 28, 2011
Summer Clean-Up

Summer Clean Up

The 100 degree plus temperature made our summer clean up a real challenge this year. Many weeds were removed and additional garden soil was added to the flower bed. The two bradford pear tress were also trimmed again to allow additional light into the corner for the newly planted irises. The tree trimming also removed some of the lower branches over the west sidewalk.

We hope everyone enjoys our beautiful neighborhood entrance.

June 2, 2011
Spring Clean-Up

Spring Clean Up

We completed our annual spring cleanup and flower planting on Thursday. We added additional garden soil to raise the flower bed this year. This will make our new blooms more visible from the street. The newly planted red begonias look very nice in front of the silver dust.

In addition, we re-installed the two low-volatage spot lights that illumiate our "Cross Creek West" sign. You may remember that we removed these lights last year prior to the city replacing the two brick walls on each side of our corner. We still have to replace a missing low-voltage light fixture on the south side of the corner later this week.

Thank you members for your voluntary membership dues and time. Your investment in our community helps our corner at Red River and Legacy continue to enhance the entrance to our neighborhood.

May 7, 2011
Really Late Winter Clean-Up

Winter Clean Up

We completed a very late annual winter cleanup on Saturday. The Silver Dust are still looking good. We were able to reuse these again this year for a backdrop of silvery white. With the leaves removed, the flower beds cleaned, the shrubs freshly trimmed, and the emerging blooms our entrance at Red River and Legacy looks great and is well prepared for our spring clean-up and spring planting later this month.

January 16, 2011
Winter Wonderland 2011

Winter Wonderland 2011

A winter storm turned our community into a winter wonderland for a few days early last week. The storm dropped 4 - 6 inches of snow on Sunday, January 9. Snowmen popped up throughout the neighborhood and local temperatures remained below freezing for several days.

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