Comal County Burn Ban is ON - Board of Directors Meeting November 17, Halloween Spooktacular October 31, Chili Cook-off November 9

Welcome Home to Mountain Springs Ranch

Welcome to Mountain Springs Ranch Property Owners Association website!  We invite you to use  this website to find community news and announcements and to locate information about our community.  Realtors, please visit the Realtors Corner at the bottom right corner of this home page.

 ANNOUNCEMENTS


NATURE PRESERVE NEWS

October 2014 - Two areas in the Nature Preserve are under construction - under the Bridge and the low water crossing at the Hog Trap Trail.  Please stay out of the way of workers and equipment.

Please notify the Nature Preserve Committee if you notice areas that need attention.  Remember that from time to time, we will have equipment in the preserve, working on trails and mowing area along the trails.· For your safety, please stay away from equipment while it is being operated in the nature preserve.

PLEASE NOTE:  No motorized vehicles (including ATVs) are allowed in the Nature Preserve.  (Work vehicles authorized by the Nature Preserve Committee Chair are exempted.)


COMAL COUNTY BURN BAN IS ON

The Comal County Burn Ban is ON effective October 10 at 6:00 a.m.For information on outdoor burning restrictions visit the Comal County Fire Mashal website:
http://www.co.comal.tx.us/
Fire_Marshal.htm


MSR 2015 BUDGET
Property Owners may log in to the Property Owners Information on this website and review the proposed 2015 Mountain Spring Ranch POA budget.  The final budget will be considered and voted on at the October 20 Board of Directors  meeting.


FERAL HOGS ARE BACK
If your property has been damaged by a nighttime visit from feral hogs, please contact the wildlife committee by clicking on committees and selecting wildlife committee so they can track movement through the neighborhood.  Individual property owners are responsible for taking steps to protect their property.  

Temporary electric fences have been quite successful to keep the feral hogs off of properties.  Those fences must be approved by the ACC.  Other suggestions are treating for grubs and installing additional lighting, also to be approved by the ACC. 


 MOUNTAIN SPRINGS RANCH NEWS STREAM
Read the AUGUST MSR News Stream here:

 PDF (Summer Breeze not available in this format): http://www.yournewsstream.com/eBooks/MSRAUG14.pdf

Please feel free to share the News Stream links and with your friends and neighbors.

New subscribers are welcome here: http://www.yournewsstream.com/contact-us.html.  
Remember, the News Stream is compatible with your iPad, iPhone, Blackberry, Android and Nook devices.

MSR POOLS & PLAYGROUND
Winter hours begin on November 1 - 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • No Lifeguard is on duty.  Please supervise your children.
  • Children under age 12 must be accompanied by a RESPONSIBLE individual at least 16 years old.
  • No Animals inside the fences at the pool complex.
  • No Glass Containers in the pool area.

Pool Information is available in the Recreational Facilities Handbook on this website under Docs and Forms.  The Common Area Use Waiver (needed to obtain a pool card key) and Sports Pool Lease are also available on this website under Docs and Forms.  For pool questions or to report problems, please call 1-866-354-0214,  email the Association at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR contact our pool maintenance company, JK Pools, at 830-643-9761.

For Pool Emergencies,  dial 911 from your cell phone or the red emergency phone in the Pool Pavilion. 


MOUNTAIN SPRINGS RANCH POA
BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2014
The Board of Directors of Mountain Springs Ranch POA  are: Deena Clausen, Julia Doerle, Eric Engquist, Mike LaPlante, Clay Pilkilton, Michael Provost, and Mary Lu Zellers. 


COMPLIANCE COMMITTEE
Violations Operational Guidelines and Fine Policy
At the March 17 Board Meeting, the Board of Directors voted to establish a Compliance Committee and approved a Violations Operational Guidelines and Fine Policy.  Gary Henry was appointed as chairman of the Compliance Committee.  Please contact Gary Henry or the Board of Directors at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  if you are interested in learning more about this committee or serving on the committee.  Click on the links below to view the Compliance Committee Charter and the Violations and Operational Guidelines and Fine Policy.

Compliance Committee
Violations Operational Guidelines and Fine Policy


ACC COMMITTEE
The Architectural Control Committee (ACC) meets the first Wednesday of each month.  Applications must be submitted by the Monday before the meetings.  Expedite fees of $100 will apply to ALL applications that owners want to have reviewed outside of the regular monthly meeting. 


CANYON LAKE WATER SERVICE COMPANY
23.1% WATER RATE INCREASE FILED IN NOVEMBER 2013

Canyon Lake Water Service Company (CLWSC) filed  for a 23.1% rate increase effective December 2, 2013.    Click here for current news from the Coalition for Equitable Water Rates (CEWR).


ADDRESS FOR MOUNTAIN SPRINGS RANCH POA
Mountain Springs Ranch Property Owners Association
3601 Comal Springs, Canyon Lake, TX 78133
(Note:  This address is a mailing address only.  Do not send packages for delivery by courier.  Please call 1-866-364-0214 for delivery instructions.)

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Phone and Fax:· 1-866-364-0214


SAFETY ON MOUNTAIN SPRINGS RANCH  ROADS
Mountain Springs Ranch neighbors have reported some close calls with vehicles on our roads. Comal County  posted speed limit on all county roads within Mountain Springs Ranch is 30 mph. MSR gated neighborhoods posted speed limit is 30 mph.   Drivers:  Please observe the 30 mph speed limit.  Walkers and joggers, please run/walk on the left side of the street facing on-coming traffic.


MOUNTAIN SPRINGS RANCH VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION STICKERS are available for all property owners in Mountain Springs Ranch.· These stickers identify vehicles parked at our pool complex, nature preserve, mailboxes and other common areas as· belonging to property owners here at Mountain Springs Ranch.· The vehicle stickers are placed in the lower left corner of the back window of your vehicle.· If you need a vehicle sticker for your vehicle(s), please see your Neighborhood Watch Block Captain or contact the Association at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


MEETINGS & EVENTS


BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 6:30 p.m.
GVTC Auditorium Conference Room

WILDLIFE COMMITTEE
TOWN HALL MEETING
Wednesday October 29, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Bulverde/Spring Branch Library

HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR
October 31, 2014
6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

MSR CHILI COOK-OFF
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Mountain Springs Ranch Pool Pavilion
4:00 p.m.


MOUNTAIN SPRINGS RANCH POA
PROPERTY OWNER ADDRESSES
PROPERTY OWNERS:  UNDER TEXAS LAW YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE TO KEEP YOUR ADDRESS INFORMATION UP-TO-DATE with MOUNTAIN SPRINGS RANCH POA.

To update email, address, phone number, etc. send an email to the Association at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail your request to the POA at 3601 Comal Springs, Canyon Lake, TX 78133.


   REALTOR'S CORNER


To view Properties for Sale in Mountain Springs Ranch Click Here


MOUNTAIN SPRINGS RANCH POA FEES: 

  • Transfer Fee  or Resale Certificate - $125 (effective November 1, 2014)
  • Update Resale Certificate - $25

The Property Owners Association must be notified of a property owner's mailing address and contact information in a sale or transfer transaction.  The address for Mountain Springs Property Owners Association is 3601 Comal Springs, Canyon Lake, TX 78133.  Current MSRPOA governing documents are available for viewing or download from this website

Please Note:  Property Owners and/or rental agents are responsible to notify the Property Owners Association of persons renting or leasing residences in Mountain Springs Ranch and for providing the residents with copies of the Association Governing Documents and Rules and Regulations.

Assessments:
Assessments for properties in the Mountain Springs Ranch community are:

  • $300 a year for properties in ungated neighborhoods
  • $600 a year for properties in gated neighborhoods
    (The Estates, The Hills, The Ridge, and The Vistas)

All assessments are due January 1st of each calendar year.
Budgets and Assessment Statements are mailed by December 1 to all property owners of record.

Questions or more Information:
Call 1-866-364-0214 or email  the Association at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mountain Springs Ranch POA is self-managed and does not employ a management company.


ADDRESS FOR MOUNTAIN SPRINGS RANCH POA
Please send correspondence to:
Mountain Springs Ranch Property Owners Association
3601 Comal Springs
Canyon Lake, TX 78133
(Please Note:  This is a mailing address only.  Do not send courier delivery packages to Comal Springs.  Please call 1-866-364-0214  for delivery instructions.)
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Phone and Fax:· 1-866-364-0214
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FOR SALE SIGNS
Signs that allow property owners to market  property in Mountain Springs Ranch are allowed as long as the signs adhere to the Mountain Springs Ranch Real Estate Sign Guidelines.  Click here to review or download the Realtor Sign Guidelines.

Any sign maker may be used as long as they adhere to our guidel;ines but please contact NB Signs & Design in New Braunfels for the template and logo.
Phone:  830-627-9120
E-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


GATED NEIGHBORHOOD ACCESS:   Realtors, when you list a home or property in one of the four gated communities within Mountain Springs Ranch (The Estates, The Hills, The Ridge, The Vistas), please ask the property owner to request a realtor gate code from the Association for your use.


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