The dumpster in the clubhouse parking lot is for residents only. It is locked but is unlocked with your pool key.
The community has pest control around the lake and the canal. If you see rodents, iguanas and raccoons please call the office. There are several companies available if you require pest control for your home at your expense.
Yes the realtors know the regulations and follow them very well. Temporary holiday signs or best wishes signs are allowed but only for 1 week.
Yes Holiday lights and signs are allowed and encouraged. The request is that all decorations are removed within 15 days of the holiday.
Our maintenance crew works on the system every day. If you see or know of a broken sprinkler, call the office. If you see grass dying from lack of water, call the office. We do wet check every day to make sure we cover everything. But if we miss an area please let us know.
We do a major tree trimming before the hurricane season. Maintenance trimming is done on Mondays and Tuesdays so the clipping are removed with bulk pick up on Wednesdays.
We do not feed the wildlife at all. Ducks, Cats, Racoons, all look cute but are wild and should NOT be fed by humans. Do Not Feed Stray Animals in our community.
Recycling has been Discontinued in Deerfield Beach. Those Blue Cans should no longer be used until further notice.
All neighborhoods have late night walkers. We are no different. These walkers check for “unlocked” cars. Typically they do not break in but if unlocked they will root around in your car. Even if you do not keep valuables in your car, Always Lock your car. Report any break ins or attempts to nonemergency police.
The truth is that the owner's property line ends at the front door. There is a 5 foot easement area around the home that is available for the resident to exercise their freedom for plantings of flowers, scrubs or a walkway as long and the area is maintained in the Meadows tradition. The area is strictly 5 foot. There is No conversation of increasing that distance.
Outside issues around your home are covered by the Architectural committee and may be addressed through an Architectural Form available at the HOA office
Yes, although it must be Black. It also must be on from Dusk to Dawn and the home owner is responsible to change the light bulb when burnt out.
Our mailboxes now can be Plastic or Metal. They may be BLACK or BROWN. If your mail box is broken contact the office. We have mailboxes in stock and will install them right away if yours is not repairable. Remember to keep your mailbox, address and UNIT number free of obstructions so they are visible at all times.
Of course you may replace your outside doors. However, there are some rules. It requires an architectural form. It is recommended to be hurricane rated and it MUST be painted to match the garage door color.
Here are changes regarding our mailboxes. Our mailboxes now can be Plastic or Metal. They may be BLACK or BROWN. If your mail box is broken contact the office. We have mailboxes in stock and will install them right away if yours is not repairable. Remember to keep your mailbox, address and UNIT number free of obstructions so they a visible at all times.
No. The lamp posts are part of the community layout. They are equipped with dusk to dawn sensors. It is the Residents responsibility to replace the bulb when burnt out. The Posts are Black and must remain Black. If your dusk to dawn sensor is not working call the office.
An Architectural form is required for any changes to the outside of your house structure and surroundings. Although you have freedom to do plantings on the 5 foot area closest to your home you must maintain those planting in a manner consistent to the Meadows at Crystal Lake standards. Over planting and ungroomed plantings are not acceptable.
Yes. Deerfield Beach and Broward County have very strict Tree ordinances. The Meadows is currently going through a Required Planting Program to replace trees that have been removed or died over the past years. The inspectors will tell us where trees are needed. This Program will take months to complete so there will be NO tree plantings or removals approved until this Program is complete.
By Broward County rules our pool is open from Dawn To Dusk daily.
The Office Hours are 9 - 2 PM Monday - Thursday. However there are forms on the door and a mail box for your convenience 24 – 7.
The Meadows has several committee openings. News Letter, Architectural, Social , Tennis, Bowling, Bocce ball, and many more. Call the office or send a note to us and we will have the committee chair person contact you.
That is a great idea. Yes send us your recipe and we will put it in the newsletter. Anyone with a favorite or special recipe is welcome to send it in and we will put it in the newsletter as space permits.