New Poolside Chair Lift in Charbonneau

Please see note below from the Charbonneau Country Club regarding the new Poolside Chair Lift:

“Charbonneau County Club (CCC) recently installed a poolside motorized chair lift at the swimming pool located on the corner of French Prairie Road  and Arbor Lake Drive near the east entrance to Charbonneau.  This was in response to a request from a homeowner whose granddaughter uses a wheelchair.    As far as CCC knows, this is the only pool in Charbonneau, with the exception of SpringRidge.

CCC would like to offer the use of this pool to those residents with need who would enjoy the benefit of thi amenity.  If you have a homeowner who cannot use your neighborhood pool because a disability requires a motorized pool lift, please contact CCC office and we will make arrangements for use of the pool at the east entrance.

Please have interested residents contact Susie at Susie@charbonneaucountryclub.com for more information.

Thank you,

Tony Holt, CCC President”

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

Update on Pool closures

Electrical Box repair for “A” and “B” Pool has been completed

C Pool will be closed on Monday July 10th, for the electrical panel upgrade.

**Be aware that C Pool may be still closed on Tuesday July 11th, but the plan is to complete by the end of day on Monday.

 

Please note that the Electrical Boxes at our Pools are in need of upgrading (as noted in the above picture!)  This work will start on July 6th.  The electricians will be starting on the 6th of July at A pool. It will take them 1-2 working days (M-F) per pool. The work should be completed by the 13th.  The Pool will be shut down for the day or two that the they are working on the upgrade for that Pool.  After A, they move to B and then to C.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to connect with Steve Chinn schinno@gmail.com or 503-312-0927 or Bob Barnum cbbarnum@comcast.net who is the Board member in charge of the Pools.

Please note- Swimming Pool upgrades to electrical panels

 

Please note that the Electrical Boxes at our Pools are in need of upgrading (as noted in the above picture!)  This work will start on July 6th.  The electricians will be starting on the 6th of July at A pool. It will take them 1-2 working days (M-F) per pool. The work should be completed by the 13th.  The Pool will be shut down for the day or two that the they are working on the upgrade for that Pool.  After A, they move to B and then to C.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to connect with Steve Chinn schinno@gmail.com or 503-312-0927 or Bob Barnum cbbarnum@comcast.net who is the Board member in charge of the Pools.

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

CHOA now has an AED (automated external defibrillator) at Pool C on Lafayette Dr.

 

Please note that CHOA now has an AED (automated external defibrillator) at Pool C located on Lafayette Dr  right off the Red Course #5 Fairway.  You should be able to use your Pool key to enter the pool area

What is an AED?

According to the Red Cross website:

“An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a lightweight, portable device that delivers an electric shock through the chest to the heart. The shock can potentially stop an irregular heart beat (arrhythmia) and allow a normal rhythm to resume following sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). SCA occurs when the heart malfunctions and stops beating unexpectedly. If not treated within minutes, it quickly leads to death. Most SCAs result from ventricular fibrillation (VF). VF is a rapid and unsynchronized heart rhythm that originates in the heart’s lower chambers (the ventricles). The heart must be “defibrillated” quickly, because a victim’s chance of surviving drops by seven to 10 percent for every minute a normal heartbeat isn’t restored.

Why are AEDs important?

AEDs make it possible for more people to respond to a medical emergency where defibrillation is required. Because AEDs are portable, they can be used by nonmedical people (lay-rescuers). They can be made part of emergency response programs that also include rapid use of 9-1-1 and prompt delivery of cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR). All three of these activities are vital to improving survival from SCA.

 How does an AED work?

A built-in computer checks a victim’s heart rhythm through adhesive electrodes. The computer calculates whether defibrillation is needed. If it is, a recorded voice prompts the rescuer to press the shock button on the AED. This shock momentarily stuns the heart and stops all activity. It gives the heart the chance to resume beating effectively. Audible prompts guide the user through the process. AEDs advise a shock only for ventricular fibrillation or another life-threatening condition called pulseless ventricular tachycardia.

Who can use an AED?

Non-medical personnel such as police, fire service personnel, flight attendants, security guards and other lay rescuers who have been trained in CPR can use AEDs. Although formal training in the use of an AED is not required, it is recommended to help the rescuer increase their comfort and level of confidence. However, AEDs are intended for use by the general public. Most AEDs use audible voice prompts to guide the user through the process.

Are AEDs safe to use?

AEDs are safe to use by anyone.”

Please comment below if you are interested in getting training in the operation of an AED.

 

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.