of Goldenwood West
|• Any POA member wishing to reserve the pavilion for
a private function may complete a Recreation
Area Reservation Form (downloadable PDF) and return it to
the GWW Administrator.
|• To obtain approval from the APC for changes to property,
please use the APC
Request for Approval Form (downloadable PDF).
|• Hours for the pool, pavilion and tennis courts are
6 am to 10 pm year-round. Children under 12 years of age must
accompanied by a guardian 18 years of age or older.
|• A PDF (printable) version of the APC Manual is available here.
|• Concerns about possible violations of our CCRs or other
matters may be referred to the APC by submitting a written complaint
in the POA drop box at the mail station.
||Mark Kelnar (since 2013)
||Alistair Lewis (since 2016)
||Gary Kosut (since 2016)
The APC meets on the Second Tuesday monthly at 7pm. Meetings are held at the Driftwood Fire Department during the winter months (January through April), and at the Community Pavilion all other months.
Members may request information about volunteering by contacting the administrator.
The following documents regarding the procedures followed by the APC are available for download:
Amendment to Violation Procedures
Members of your GWW Board of Trustees (BOT)
Member at Large
|The Board of Trustees meets on the third Thursday monthly at 7pm. Meetings are held at the Driftwood Fire Department during the winter months (January through April), and at the Community Pavilion all other months.
|The following documents regarding the procedures followed by the BOT are available for download:
Assessment and Collection Policy
Records Production and Copying Policy
Records Retention Policy
Members of your GWW Water Board:
oversees our community well water system.
Professional General Management Services (PGMS)
Service calls or questions:
For a downloadable copy of the Water Use guidelines and watering schedule during times of drought, click here.
Join the GWW Neighborhood
Watch to improve your
Information about the Neighborhood
Directory can be downloaded here.
Discover Hays County Master Naturalists: Learn how to live in our rural setting in a more sustainable and ecofriendly manner, to enjoy the wonderment of our closeness to nature, and to enhance our properties to attract and provide for native flora and fauna. For information please visit www.haysmn.org
Burn Ban info
To learn whether
a burn ban is currently in effect for GWW, call the Hays County Sheriff's
Department at 512-393-7896. Before burning brush in your yard notify our local Volunteer Fire Department:
15850 FM 1826
For guidelines on safe burning, download guidelines from
the Hays County Fire Marshal.
Safe Landscaping guidelines
All residents should study our volunteer fire department's Fire
Safe Landscaping guidelines here.
These recommendations may save your home, and those of your neighbors,
in the event
of serious fire danger.
The Hays County Recycling center is located at 20290 FM 150 W at CR 162 (Darden Hill Road) in Driftwood. The phone number is 858-9515 and the facility is open from 8 am to 4 pm daily except for Wednesdays and Sundays. Click here for more information.
Please do not trespass
are advised that power
so these areas are not open for public hiking, biking, riding off-road
vehicles, etc. The power easements are the strips of land under the
run through several properties at the back of our neighborhood. In
the past, children and adults have used these cleared areas for recreation
because they didn't realize the land was private. These
owners request that folks please respect their privacy by not trespassing
in their back yards.
In order for emergency
services to quickly locate
a residence, our local Driftwood
Volunteer Fire Department requests
that all residents properly identify
their street address, preferably
using the Hays
County standardized reflective
house number sign. A sign
may be obtained from the County
A form for ordering the sign is
available for download here.
Water hardness index number (for
residents with a programmable water softener): 33.6 grains
Lost and Found Pets Residents
who lose a pet or find a lost (domestic) animal are encouraged to
do the following:
Email our Administrator, who will send out a message to area residents in an effort to reunite the lost pet with its family.
|List pets on: Austin Lost Pets www.austinlostpets.com
|Inform our designated pet shelter (in
case the owners are using this method to locate their pet, or
to locate the owner of a found pet):
|PAWS in Kyle www.pawsshelter.org
| Phone in or post information on lost
or found pets to area veterinarians.
|People frequently post lost/found notices in vet waiting rooms
|Register your pet with our POA:
|In an effort to make it easier to get pets back home safely, the POA office is asking that property owners send in a photo of their pet(s) to the administrator via email or by dropping it in the POA box at the mail station. Please include this information: Pet’s name, age, breed, temperament, owner’s name and contact information. If the administrator gets a report of your pet running loose or having been found, you will be contacted. The photos don’t need to be anything fancy, just enough to identify your pet.
Landscape Improvement in public
Benefactors wishing to donate to our Landscape
Improvement fund may obtain a Sponsorship
form here. The completed form, along with donation,
should be placed into the GWW POA drop box at the mail station.
will be acknowledged in the newsletter and on the web site,
unless they request otherwise.
Oak wilt information is available on Texas A&M's site here.
serve GWW. Recon picks up on Monday, Texas Disposal Systems picks
up on Wednesday, and CDS and IESI Austin (MID-TEX Disposal service)
Service, Texas Disposal Systems and Recon offer recycling pickup
for an additional fee.
Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center
details on WFC events, check out their website at www.wildflower.org.
Note: Free admission during the month of January.
Book Lovers group
read the same book and then get together to discuss it. If you are
interested in joining us or would like more information, please email
FM 150, 1/2 mile south of FM 1826 (towards Kyle) driftwoodumc.net/index.html
Sunday School/Bible Study 9:30 am, Sunday
Worship Service 10:45 am, Sunday.
|Dripping Springs Church of Christ
511 Mercer Street, Dripping
Springs, 858-4500 dschurchofchrist.com
Sunday:Bible Study 9:30 a.m.,Morning Worship10:30
a.m.,Evening Worship 6:00 p.m. ; Tuesday: Ladies
Bible Class 10:00 a.m. ; Wednesday: Bible Study
|Dripping Springs United Methodist
Rev. David Skinner, Pastor
28900 Ranch Rd. 12, Dripping Springs dsumc.org/#/welcome/location-contact-info
Worship Services Sunday at 8:30, 9:45, & 11:00 am, Sunday School at
|First Baptist Church of Oak Hill
6907 Convict Hills Road
Austin, TX 78749
Sunday school 9:30 am; Sunday morning worship 10:55 am; Sunday evening worship
6:00 pm; Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:45 pm
|Friendship Baptist Church
14455 Camp Ben McCulloch Road Austin, TX 78737, 512.288.2009 friendshipcreekside.com
Sunday morning worship at 11:00 am; Sunday school at 9:45 am, Wednesday
family supper at 6:00 pm, small group Bible study Sunday at 5:00 pm and
Tuesday at 7:00 pm, Mother’s Day Out on Tuesday mornings
St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church
1012 Post Oak Dripping Springs, TX 78620
(east of RR 12, 1 mile south of Hwy 290)
512.858.5667, Fax 512.858.1467 www.stmartindp.org
Masses: Saturday, 5:00 pm; Sunday, 8:30 am and 11:00 am,
Weekday masses on Monday, 10:00 am; Tuesday through Friday
St. Sophia Eastern Orthodox
225 Rose Drive, Dripping Springs, TX, 78620
(off Hwy 290, south of the hwy and east of DS High School)
Sunday Services: Orthos: 8:30 am, Divine Liturgy : 9:30 am
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