Novela Board Newsletter – Oct. 27, 2017

Update on Speranza and Risorsa uprooted hardwood trees caused by Hurricane Irma  Our HOA President Bob Morrison sends this notification: I have met with Ken Bloom of Management Company KEB and Mark Grover of Mainscape. We have agreed to the following: The Novela Association will pay for a 25-gallon tree replacement, per our By-Laws. If…

Hurricane Prep is recommended now

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 – 9:30 a.m. Dear Novela neighbor,    Preparation is key to hurricane survival.    We remind all of our neighbors that it’s in your interest to put up your hurricane shutters and secure everything outside of your residence — including INSIDE your pool cage and lanai — in case the weather scenario brings Hurricane Irma…

Newsletter – End of Season 2016-17

Updates from Your Neighborhood Board Landscaping updates and challenging weather for lawns & gardens – Your Board maintains close contact with our lawn care contractor 52-weeks of the year. In this exceptionally dry patch of weather, we have asked Mainscape how they are approaching the challenges of these conditions. Here are some updates from various…

Survey results ~ Novela neighborhood party questionnaire

Using a free Survey Monkey online survey device, we recently polled every neighbor about some of their experiences with our annual neighborhood parties, held in January in 2015, ’16 and ’17. The goal is to plan for the best experience we can coordinate in 2018. Because we used a free service, our access to data-sharing is…

Novela Spring 2017 Newsletter

This coming week at Novela –  Weekly lawn cutting resumes starting March 22, 2017 All landscape issues and concerns need to go through KEB Management directly and email is the best course of action, to manage and track your concerns. Please do not contact or request directly with Mainscape. It is vital that all issues…

Novela HOA Board 2017-18 is seated at annual meeting

Bob Morrison, President of the Novela Home Owners Association, is pleased to announce the slate of officers who will serve our neighbors during 2017-18.  They were seated at the Annual Meeting held at the Renaissance Center on Thursday, March 9, 2017. Novela HOA 2017 Board of Directors  Bob Morrison, President Mike Burke, Vice President 1…

Palmira-wide Upgrades Planned for Flower Beds ~ some clarifications

On Feb 28, 2017, a notice sent out by the Master Homeowners Association (MHOA) to clarify Palmira-wide plans to update and upgrade the annual floral plantings.  If you have not seen it, it is copied at the bottom of this posting.  Here is an additional perspective shared by the MHOA President, Bob Wyant, that adds a…

A few thoughts on animal control … both pets and pests

These thoughts are from our our Novela neighborhood Board members.   Our Board President received a concerning call this month about unleashed dogs and at least one incidence of an unleashed pet frightening a jogger. Bob Morrison reminds us: With so many pedestrians on our streets during season it would be a good safety reminder…

Photos of our 2017 Novela neighborhood party on 1/14/17

Good weather, happy conversation, a tasty pot-luck buffet and the opportunity to meet and greet the people we pass every day on Risorsa Place & Speranza Way, as we move about the Novela neighborhood.   The Novela neighborhood Home Owners Association Board thanks all who came out and who contributed hospitality to our 2017 party….