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CPMWC Planning and Budget meeting (2/17)

Capital Improvement Planning - there will be a special meeting to develop the plan for major expenses to both maintain and improve the water system, roads, and community in general. You are invited to list, understand, prioritize and set in motion the major projects around the park over the next five years.

Topics include water tank construction, water main system valve replacements, road drainage fixes, and more, much, much, more.

Join the board members and other interested community members on Saturday, February 17th at 1pm in the clubhouse to establish the priorities for park capital improvement projects.

Fire weather watch!

Santa Cruz Mountains is Fire Zone #512

Fire Weather Watch URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE from the National Weather Service San Francisco CA  921 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

Gusty northerly winds will combine with very low humidity values.  A dry system moving in from the north late on Friday will produce a combination of gusty winds and low humidity values. Due to these factors and the recent long stretch of warm and dry conditions, a very elevated fire weather risk can be expected particularly for higher elevation locations.

North Bay Mountains, East Bay Hills, and the Diablo Range, Santa Cruz Mountains, Santa Lucia Mountains and Los Padres National Forest, Mountains of San Benito County and Interior Monterey County including Pinnacles National Park- 921 AM PST Thu Dec 14 2017

FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY.

The National Weather Service in San Francisco has issued a Fire Weather Watch, which is in effect from Friday evening through Sunday morning. WIND...Northerly winds of 15 to 30 mph with local gusts over 50 mph. Strongest gusts will be over the North Bay Mountains and East Bay Hills. * HUMIDITY...Minimum humidity readings of 5 to 20% during the day. Nighttime maximum humidity readings of 10 to 30%. * IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.


2017 Oktoberfest

Sunday, October 22nd at Chemeketa Park Playground

11:30 a.m. till 4:00 p.m.

Bring something to BBQ and something to share. The Board will provide grills, plates, adult beverages, and soft drinks.

Weekend Fire Danger

To the community of Chemeketa Park,

Over the next few days we will be facing extreme temperatures in the Santa Cruz Mountains. In addition to all of the current extreme heat safety advisories. We must not forget the increase in FIRE DANGER. Currently: EXTREME. The news has been reporting on the many fires in the western United States. Additionally, “The National Weather Service” has issued Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches for many parts of the Bay Area including the Santa Cruz Mountains.    

http://fire.ca.gov/communications/communications_firesafety_redflagwarning

While you are there. Check out CAL FIRE’s website. There is tons of great information on Fire Safety, Defensible Space, Preparation and Fire Evacuation!

http://calfire.ca.gov/index 

The Santa Cruz Mountains has had several fires of note over the last few years. Now is the time for added vigilance by continued and diligent fire safety practices and reporting

Be Prepared, Be Aware and Be Fire Safe over this Holiday weekend.


Special Notice to Chemeketa Park Residents Regarding Road Work

(UPDATE: Road work has been moved back one week to being on May 15th)

Road repairs are scheduled to begin on May 15th in the Park.  Repairs will begin on Comanche Trail at Nez Perce (the north end).  The road will most likely be closed between 7:30 am - 5:00 pm each day. It is not clear yet if the road will be accessible after the work each day.  We will keep residents updated and informed via the website, so please check back. Estimated time for repair is five days.

Road repairs on Comanche at Delaware are scheduled to begin on May 22nd. Estimated time for this repair is at least a week.  The two other road projects are scheduled sometime after these first two repairs are completed (grate at Asininiboine,  and Walla Walla).

Please drive slowly and be aware of the workers helping to rebuild our roads.  Thank you for your patience.