Reminder- The Great Oregon Shakeout is coming October 19!

Please note that the “Great Oregon Shakeout” is coming October 19th at 10:19 am.  This is an exercise to test our preparedness for an Earthquake.  You can learn more about this event at : https://www.shakeout.org/oregon/.  Please see the great informative video on this site.

Please note that the recent earthquake activity in the Cascadia Subduction Zone.
Oct. 11 – 4.5 quake off Vancouver Island.
Oct. 12 – 3.4 quake near Toppenish, WA.
Oct 13 – 4.5 quake off the Oregon coast near Bandon.
Oct. 14 3.4 quake near Vernonia , OR.
Oct. 17 – 3.4 quake near Goldendale, OR.

All this earthquake activity is fairly common in our region.  Does it forecast the Big One?  No one knows for sure, but scientists think that we are overdue.  In any case, it’s best to be prepared.

More information about earthquake activity can be found on the apps “QuakeFeed,” or  “QuakeWatch.

 

Please do not feed the wildlife

Please do not feed any of the wildlife we have here in Charbonneau.  This includes:

Geese, Ducks, Squirrels, Chipmunks, Deer, Coyotes, Skunks and any other wild animal you might come across in our neighborhood.

Wild animals that are fed by humans can lose their fear of people and become aggressive when they don’t get food as expected.

While it is fun to watch the wildlife in our neighborhood, please remember they are wild and designed to find their own food.  So please enjoy them but don’t feed them!

Latest Update on Wilsonville Storm drain/Sewer Construction – 7/24/17

I just received this Update on Sewer/Storm drain construction by email from Zach:

Construction Status Week of 7/24 – 7/28

 

  • Mon. 7/24 thru Thu. 7/27 – Street cutting (all locations)

 

  • Tue. 7/25 thru Thu. 7/27 – Fairway Drive:  Open Trench Pipe and Replace Manholes.  Fairway Drive closed to through traffic, local access only during construction hours.

 

  • Fri. 7/28 – Louvonne Drive:  Open Trench Pipe. Louvonne Drive down to one lane of traffic with flaggers – tentative start

 

Please call or email with any questions or concerns regarding this construction project.  Your help circulating project information is very much appreciated.

 

Thank again,

Zachary J. Weigel, PE
Civil Engineer

City of Wilsonville

 

503.570.1565
weigel@ci.wilsonville.or.us

www.ci.wilsonville.or.us

Facebook.com/CityofWilsonville

 

 

 

Please Note- RV Lot to be repaved next week

  

RV Lot to be repaved next week

Please note that the RV lot is getting repaved next week, starting Sunday July 16th.  All RVs will need to be removed from the RV lot during that time.

In addition to the sewer line construction, we will also all need to be more tolerant and patient with our neighbors, especially those who have RVs that may need to use some of our Guest parking spaces while the RV lot is closed.

It is nice to see the continuation of improvements to our neighborhood and appreciate your understanding during these disruptions to our normal routines.

Update on Wilsonville Storm drain/Sewer Construction – Start Date 7/17/17

I just received this Update on Sewer/Storm drain construction by email from Zach:

According to Zachary J. Weigel,Civil Engineer,City of Wilsonville the scheduled construction on Fairway Dr is due to start this coming Monday July 17th and last thru October 2017.  Time each day 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Boones Bend Road  – Storm – CIPP

Fairway Drive – Sanitary & Storm – Open Trench and CIPP

Mon 7/17  thru Wed 7/19 – Move equipment and materials onsite (all locations)

Thurs 7/20 thru Fri 7/21 – Street cutting (all locations)

Roadways will be closed to through traffic during periods of active construction.  Access for garbage service, emergency vehicles and resident’s driveways will be provided at all times.

You may receive a Flyer through the mail, but I wanted to get this out ASAP

 

 

New Days and Times: Home Water Damage Prevention Inspection Information

For those of you who were not able to attend Jay Puppo’s informative June 20th presentation on Potential Home Water Damage, below is the PowerPoint from his talk.

There was such a great response to the first week of inspections, five more days have added.  Reports from those who have already taken advantage of this offer has been that the inspection is very detailed with a checklist and then a report of the findings to the homeowner.

In case you missed the presentation:

 

 

Dates and Times 7/17 through 7/21 have been added for the $35 plumbing inspection service. 

Monday 07/17

12:00 (noon)

1:30 pm

3:00 pm

Tuesday  07/18

12:00 (noon)

1:30 pm

3:00 pm

Wednesday  07/19

12:00 (noon)

1:30 pm

3:00 pm

Thursday  07/20

12:00 (noon)

1:30 pm

3:00 pm

Friday  07/21

12:00 (noon)

1:30 pm

3:00 pm

If you are interested in this, please contact:

Lindy Kae Galatz

Office Manager

Licensed Producer LSA5

State Farm Insurance

Jay Puppo Agency

503-582-8181 office

503-685-6282 fax

Home Water Damage Prevention Inspection Information

For those of you who were not able to attend Jay Puppo’s informative June 20th presentation on Potential Home Water Damage, below is the PowerPoint from his talk.  Please note that it is not too late to get your home inspected.  There are still a few openings available please see below.

 

 

Please note that we have 4 openings left for the $35 plumbing inspection service. 

Wednesday 07/12

1:30 pm

Friday 07/14

12:00 (noon)

1:30 pm

3:00 pm

If you are interested in this, please contact:

Lindy Kae Galatz

Office Manager

Licensed Producer LSA5

State Farm Insurance

Jay Puppo Agency

503-582-8181 office

503-685-6282 fax

spraying for Bluegrass BillBug and Crane Fly – Extended to Tuesday the 20th

Bluegrass billbug larvae

Crane Fly larvae

Garron Grounds will be spraying for both Bluegrass Billbug and Crane Fly on Thursday and Friday.  It is best to not let children or pets on the lawn after treatment, until the lawn has been watered and is dry.   Thursday will be a perfect day for them to spray, as the weather channel has promised rain, followed by a few days of dry weather.

Both the Billbug and the Crane Fly eat the roots and the crowns of the grass, causing brown spots within the lawn.  After the spraying is complete Garron will be fertilizing and re-seeding to ensure that we don’t have brown spots (caused by the pest) for long

Aphids and Ladybugs

Also, if you notice bags on some trees:

Garron is releasing 300,000 lady bugs.  Bags filled with ladybugs are attached to the trees, the lady bug  climbs up the tree and eats the aphids attached to the tree.  You may remember last year some sap dripping off trees in our area.  We had some on our patio that looked like drops of rain or sprinkler spray.  According to Ken (Garron Grounds) a aphid can eat 50 times their weight and cause your trees to respond with a dripping sap.

What’s great about the Aphid treatment, is that it is a considered a “Beneficial insect” as they will not hurt the bees that we need.  Ken is really excited to use Ladybugs, instead of insecticides.

 

If there is a tree on your property that you would like cut down or trimmed, let Steve Chinn know

Steve asked me to let everyone know that CTS is going to be in the neighborhood next Friday, June 23rd.  CTS is the company that does a lot of the tree removal for us in Charbonneau.

Some of you have already asked Steve about a tree on your property already, if you did Steve will make sure that CTS gets over to your place and gives you a bid.  If the bid sounds good to you, CTS will let you know when they will get by to cut/trim your tree.  Once they have completed all jobs in the neighborhood, CTS will send one bill to Ann Higgins and then Ann will mail you a bill for the price that you agreed to pay for your tree/trees.

If you have a tree on your property that you would like to have trimmed or cut down, and you havenot told anyone, please let Steve know ASAP, he will add you to the list of homes so that CTS can come to your place to give you a bid.   CTS will then send the bid they quoted to you to Ann, (same as the paragraph above) and Ann will mail you a bill after all work by CTS has been done.

This is just an offer from CTS to hopefully save you some money, if you don’t like their bid, of course you can tell them no.

 

Please direct any Questions to Steve, by email or phone =  Office: 503-682-0234 ,Email: schinno@gmail.com

If there is a tree on your property that you would like cut down or trimmed, let Steve Chinn know

Steve asked me to let everyone know that CTS is going to be in the neighborhood next Friday, June 23rd.  CTS is the company that does a lot of the tree removal for us in Charbonneau.

Some of you have already asked Steve about a tree on your property already, if you did Steve will make sure that CTS gets over to your place and gives you a bid.  If the bid sounds good to you, CTS will let you know when they will get by to cut/trim your tree.  Once they have completed all jobs in the neighborhood, CTS will send one bill to Ann Higgins and then Ann will mail you a bill for the price that you agreed to pay for your tree/trees.

If you have a tree on your property that you would like to have trimmed or cut down, and you havenot told anyone, please let Steve know ASAP, he will add you to the list of homes so that CTS can come to your place to give you a bid.   CTS will then send the bid they quoted to you to Ann, (same as the paragraph above) and Ann will mail you a bill after all work by CTS has been done.

This is just an offer from CTS to hopefully save you some money, if you don’t like their bid, of course you can tell them no.

 

Please direct any Questions to Steve, by email or phone =  Office: 503-682-0234 ,Email: schinno@gmail.com