Candlelight Forest West Maintenance Fund, Inc.

 

                      LIFE THREATENING EMERGENCY, CALL 9-1-1 FIRST!


HPD Non-Emergency Phone: 713-884-3131

If you have a non-threatening emergency or need to call our Security Patrol
officers for help or assistance or to report a suspicious person or incident
in our neighborhood, you can call the officers cell phone number above while
they are on patrol. We do not publish the Security Patrol schedule to keep it
from falling into the hands of the criminals, so if you do not reach an officer
and you do reach voice mail, please leave a message as the officers check
voice mail while on duty.

                                                         



Almost every week for the past 12 years, one or two of our residents have stopped at the
front entrance to our subdivision to pick up trash that has been thrown out by people who
think that the esplanades are garbage receptacles. We thank those concerned homeowners
who have "cleaned up" the area. It would help the appearance of our subdivison if people
would "stop trashing" Candlelight Forest West. If you see bottles, cans, paper, etc. on the
streets coming into our going out of our subdivision, please stop and pick up the trash and
dispose of it. Please help us to keep our subdivision clean!
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      Placement Instructions:

  • Tree/Junk Waste should be placed adjacent to the front curb in a location easily
    accessible to the collection vehicle between the hours of 6:00 p.m. the Friday before,
    and 7:00 am. on the scheduled collection day.
  • Tree/Junk Waste material should not be stacked under low overhead electrical wires
    or other cabling, signs, or mailboxes; next to fences or posts; or on top of water meters,
    gas meters, fire hydrants, or other exposed utility components.
  • Materials should not be placed in the street, on the sidewalk, or other right-of-way, or
    in any manner which would interfere with pedestrian or vehicular traffic.
  • Tree/Junk Waste collection is limited to residential units and vacant residential lots
    only if the waste generated is in connection with the maintenance of the property.
  • Styrofoam blocks or loose packing material should not be mixed with
    Tree Waste/Junk Waste piles. Styrofoam does not decompose. We encourage you to
    bring your styrofoam to the Westpark Consumer Recycling Center or your
    local Neighborhood Depository. Styrofoam in peanut shape is accepted
    by Mailbox, Etc. They can be reached at 713.667.5116. The last alternative is to bag
    your styrofoam and put it out for your weekly garbage collection.

      Restrictions:

  • No more than 8 cubic yards of junk waste or tree waste may be placed at the curb
    for collection.
  • A maximum of four cubic yards of building material (not to include roofing shingles,
    brick, plaster or concrete) generated by the resident in connection with the
    maintenance of the residential property may be collected by Solid Waste Management
    Department crews.
  • Appliances containing refrigerant must have a tag attached to them certifying that a
    qualified technician has removed the refrigerant.
  • The Solid Waste Management Department is not allowed to collect any material that
    was generated by contractors who were retained by a resident to perform work on
    his or her residential property. It is the responsibility of the contractor to remove all
    debris that may arise from the contractor's activities. These contractor-related
    activities include, but are not limited to: trimming and removal of trees, remodeling,
    new construction and roofing.
  • If authorized items placed for collection are mixed with unauthorized items, department
    personnel shall not be obligated to sort the materials and may refuse the entire load.
  • Solid Waste Management Department collection services are not available to
    multi-residential structures of more than eight units.

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The Harris County Flood Control District's New Flood Education
Mapping Tool: What it can do for you

    The Harris County Flood Control District recently launched a new tool to help Harris County residents gain knowledge
    about floodplains and their flooding risks--the Flood Education Mapping Tool at
    www.hcfcd.org .
    The mapping tool replaces the mapping tool formerly found on the Tropical Storm Allison Recovery Project
    (TASRP) website.

      Neighborhood Depositories/Recycling Centers
      Implement New Days of Operation

      Effective Friday, July 1, 2011, the City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department will change the days of operation
      at the six neighborhood depositories. The days of service will resume to "pre-Ike" days of operation and will be open
      from Wednesday through Sunday and closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Full operations and services will be maintained
      at six facilities five days a week, except holidays, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., during daylight savings time.
      For more information please call, 713.541.1953.


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