Creek Hollow Annual Meeting is tonight. Hope to see you there. Go to creekhollow.net for details.
Creek Hollow Estates is located at Renner Road and Telecom Parkway in Richardson. There are approximately 560 homes. Plano ISD school zone. Information for our friends and neighbors at Creek Hollow Estates in Richardson, Texas.
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Creek Hollow Annual Meeting is tonight. Hope to see you there. Go to creekhollow.net for details.
It's cold out there.
Hope you got your potted
With Thanksgiving coming up we want to share with you that there will be NO Recycling or Solid Waster pick up on Thursday or Friday, Nov 26 and 27.
If you recycle day is Thursday, Nov 26 it will be picked up Wednesday, Nov 25.
If your recycle day is Friday, Nov 27 it will be picked up Saturday, Nov 28.
For additional information go to www.cor.net.
Prescription Drug Disposal Sites. The Richardson Police Department experienced a higher than normal volume of people who attended/dropped off medications at the DEA Drug Take Back event this past Saturday. So many attended that we used up all the disposal boxes provided by the DEA in 2 hours. I have fielded questions on where people can drop off medications. The DEA website has listed permanent year round disposal locations in the community. All you have to do is visit the website and plug in your zip code for the nearest permanent collection site. As always you may want to call ahead just to be sure that the collection site listed is still participating in this program.
DEA Authorized Collectors provide year round drop off locations to the public to dispose of unwanted pharmaceuticals.
If anyone has any questions please contact the Richardson Police Departments Crime Prevention Unit at 972-744-4955.
FAKE JEWELRY SCAM
Please be aware of individuals attempting to sell “gold” jewelry on the street. You may be approached with stories that play on your sympathy such as “We’re from out of state and need gas money to get home” or “ My wife and kids are hungry”. The scammer will then present jewelry (rings, necklaces, etc.) that they portray as being gold and offer to sell them to you at a lesser price than they are worth. People have fallen for this scam thinking they are getting a great deal, but they eventually find out later the jewelry is not gold and is worthless.
These scammers prey on peoples “goodness, gullibility and greed”.
Do not buy jewelry from someone on the street.
If you have an encounter of this nature, please obtain good descriptions of the suspects and their vehicle and call the Richardson Police Department at 972-744-4800.
COVID-19 - remember to not only wash your hands but also wash before and after putting away groceries, before cooking or putting away dishes. After doing yard work, petting an animal or touching anything in a restroom. If you use a cane, your vehicles steering wheel, radio buttons or gear shifts.
These Fire Safety Tips were received from the Richardson Fire Marshall and we want to share them with you.
Fireworks are often used to mark special events and holidays. The only safe way to view fireworks is to attend a professional show. With many professional firework shows being canceled this year, it is important to know that fireworks are not safe
in the hands of consumers. Fireworks cause thousands of injuries each year. A few ideas to get into the patriotic spirit, without fireworks:
1. Use glow sticks, they glow in the dark and are a safe alternative to a sparkler. Fun for
2. Loud and proud. Noise makers are sure to make a statement. They can be found at local
party supply stores or make your own.
3. Outdoor movie night. Set up a screen and projector.
Don’t forget the bugspray!
4. Red, white and blue silly string…fun for all ages.
5. Make a patriotic craft with the family.
6. Throw a birthday party for the USA, and don’t forget
• More than 19,500 reported fires are started by fireworks annually.
• Burns account for 44% of the 9,100 injuries treated in
emergency rooms seen in the
month around July 4.
•Half of the fireworks injuries seen at emergency rooms were
extremities: hand, finger, or leg. One-third were to the eye or
other parts of the head.
•Children ages 10–14 had the highest rate of fireworks injury,
with more than one-third (36%) of the victims of fireworks injuries under age 15.
•Sparklers account for roughly one-quarter of emergency room fireworks injuries.
Happy News -
The Richardson Library is reopening in phases. Currently Floors 1, 2 and 3 are open. Hours of operation for these floors are Mon – Sat from 10 AM to 2 PM and on from 2 – 5:30 PM.
Sherrill Park Golf Course is open.
Heights and Huffines recreation centers are open with modified services.
The Bush Central Dog Park is open!
Huffines Tennis Center is open with modified hours.
The Gymnastics Center is open!
The Ann Eisemann Inclusive Playground is open!
2nd recycle drop off added.
RICHARDSON – The City of Richardson has set up a second drop-off recycling location while residential recycling remains temporarily suspended due to impacts related to COVID-19.
REGARDING TRASH PICK-UP RECYCLE SUSPENDED!
Beginning Thursday, April 9, 2020 recycling services in the city will be suspended and trash collection will be temporarily reduced from twice to once-per-week due to staffing shortages in the City’s Public Services Department. The once-per-week trash service will take place according to the norma...
Creek Hollow Cancellations
The City of Richardson is being as proactive as possible to help limit the spread of Coronavirus/COVID-19. As of Friday morning, March 13th, the City announced the cancellation, postponement, and/or modifications to municipal events scheduled to take place immediately and until Thursday, April 30, 2020. The city feels this is a responsible step to take with the guidance and experience provided by health experts, and this will also help us to limit exposure to all Richardson employees, facilities, and residents.
In response and in support of the City of Richardson, the Creek Hollow HOA is also cancelling all Creek Hollow meetings and events for March through April. This will be reevaluated in mid-April and any updates provided both via email (if you have signed up for our newsletter), Next Door, and our web site.
Your Creek Hollow HOA Board and Communications Committee will continue to monitor and answer questions submitted via our web site either under Board of Directors or Feedback. We will also attempt to keep links to sites with reliable information for use by our neighbors up to date on the Creek Hollow web site. Please try to use these sites and pass on this information and avoid passing on information obtained by more unreliable sources.
Thank you all for your patience and cooperation. Please continue to support each other during this unsettling time.
Below are links for more information on this pandemic.
City of Richardson (COVID-19)
Texas Department of State Health Services
Center for Disease Control (CDC)
The City of Richardson has joined the North Texas community in monitoring the global outbreak of the novel coronavirus, known as (COVID-19). The City is working with federal, state and county health officials following guidance from health experts at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Texas Depa...
Richardson Police Department
Located in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex, just north of the City of Dallas, the Richardson Police Department is a full service, customer-oriented department, dedicated to working as partners with our citizens to maintain a safe and peaceful community.
Don't forget to visit the Plano Balloon Festival this weekend. Hopefully the weather will cooperate.
A non-profit 501c3 agency that is dedicated to educating attendees about hot air ballooning and producing a family oriented, high quality event that offers other local non-profits an opportunity to assist in the operations of the Festival.
AT&T Fiber Construction
As you may know a major project is underway by AT&T to install updated fiber optic lines in parts of our community. The work taking place here is part of a much larger project taking place in the Dallas/Fort Worth area along with other parts of the state. The work involves the use of contractors that are burying new communication lines that run along the utility easements or right-of-way located either in the street or in the alley way of neighborhood homes. In many cases they will be placing these new lines underground, but in some cases they may also be working on overhead lines.
AT&T has informed the City of Richardson that it will restore any areas disturbed during the construction process, and that its goal is to minimize the disruption in our neighborhood while work is underway.
AT&T utility activities are scheduled to take place within the next couple of weeks, and should last at most three months in the neighborhoods where they are working. If you have any questions, please call or email AT&T customer service representatives at the number and/or e-mail provided to us below. They inform us that they will try to respond to all questions within 24 to 48 business hours.
Phone #: 972-390-8478
Email: [email protected]
Permit 19-398 will affect the areas depicted in the below map.
Click here to support Support for Ofc. Sherrard Memorial Highway Signs organized by Bill Rodgers
We sadly remember when Richardson Police Officer David C. Sherrard was killed in the line of duty on February 7, 2018. The outpouring of support from the Community was truly something special to behold.Recently, the Texas Legislature unanimously passed a bill sponsored by State Representatives Jeff....
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😀Residents will receive a letter in the mail this month that can be redeemed for two rolls of blue recycling bags. Through the Blue Bag Program, homeowners can combine all of their recyclable material into one bag and place it out for weekly pickup service. The City also provides a drop-off recycling center that is open to residents from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. seven days a week. It is located at the Westside Pump Station at 102 N. Cottonwood Dr., near
the intersection of Cottonwood D r i v e and Belt L i n e Road. F o r a list of locations where the blue bag letter can be redeemed, visit www.cor.net/bluebags. For information on the City’s recycling program, visit www. cor.net/recycling.
General Information: Because the City of Richardson is a “Bag City” and not a “Trash Can Receptacle City”, the City offers its residents the opportunity to inexpensively buy trash and recycling bags that meet City Code requirements. These bags are available at the following locations:
Oh my! I can't believe all the great information in the new RichardsonToday.com - came in my mailbox late last week. If you are considering a remodel that will be more than $20,000 be sure to check out the Home Improvement Incentive Program (HIIP) on page 3.
Telecom Pkwy At Breckinridge Blvd
Close to DART, bus service available, near PGBT and I75.
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Information for our friends and neighbors at Creek Hollow Estates in Richardson, Texas. Up next is the semi-annual Cottonwood Art Festival! Free admission and free parking.