Northwood Hills Homeowners Association ☆ P O Box 800874 ☆ Dallas, TX 75380-0874

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Want to see what’s happening in Northwood Hills? The Northwood Hills Breeze gets published and mailed to residents about four times per year with tons of useful information including details about new regulations or initiatives from the city, helpful tips related to the particular season we’re in, a community calendar, a real estate report, contact information for Board members, a bulk trash collection schedule, and much more! Local businesses advertise in it as well, which helps to underwrite the cost of the publication and showcases service providers who cater to Northwood Hills. Read our most recent newsletter. To find out about some of our recent projects, check out our blog posts below. To learn more about the benefits of membership, visit the Benefits page.

Interested? Join now to start enjoying benefits immediately and through all of 2020. Dues are $300 for the calendar year, but new members can join now at the pro-rated rate of $150. Please pay online or mail your check for $150 to NHHA, PO Box 800874, Dallas, TX 75380. Thanks for your support!

 

Comprehensive July 4th Celebration Info for 2020

UPDATED AT 4:30PM JULY 3RD MAP/LIST OF PARTICIPANTS CAN BE FOUND HERE: Map of Houses

Now in it’s 27th year, the NHHA Independence Day Celebration is a signature event in Northwood Hills. COVID-19 has introduced new challenges this year, but with a little creativity, our neighborhood will still be able to celebrate our Independence safely. Instead of NHHA hosting a parade and festival at Northwood Hills Elementary, our residents will be the hosts and the festivities have the potential to span the entire neighborhood! Homes and yards will be decorated and residents will traverse our streets in golf carts, trucks, Jeeps, and antique and specialty cars, hopefully filled with costumed characters, decorated pets, and festive families.

We’d like to thank our corporate sponsors, who help ensure NHHA is able to organize events like this. We appreciate their support!

HOW TO PARTICIPATE: Decorate, Decorate, Decorate! Show your patriotism by placing decorations on your house, in your yard, in your trees, in your driveway, etc. Let NHHA know that you’ll be decorating your property so we can include your address on a map that we provide to residents. This is an important aspect, so we ensure participants know to drive by your house. If you or your kids or your pets want to dress up in costume, make sure you’re on the list and that you sit out front on July 4th between 9 and 10:30am so passersby can see you. Want to ensure the most visibility? Get your neighbors to decorate too! The more homes that participate on a street or cul de sac, the more likely people will drive down it.

We know you like showing off your Jeeps and antique cars and other vehicles, so don’t forget to decorate them as well! When you drive through the neighborhood checking out the festive houses, get the heads turning! Don’t be afraid to broadcast patriotic music to let us know you’re coming.

QUICK SUMMARY: No formal parade or festival this year. Because we can’t gather in groups, we have to spread out the fun. Your participation ensures our neighborhood still gets to celebrate, so get in the spirit and get on the list! Let us know by Wednesday, July 1st if you’ll be decorating your property (or yourselves out front!) and we’ll put you on the map that residents refer to when driving around NWH. The map will be made available by July 3rd in a MemberMail and on our website. If you definitely want to see all the fun cars driving through the neighborhood, then make sure you put up some decorations and tell us, so you can secure a spot on the map.
 
On Saturday, July 4th, between 9 and 10:30am, residents are encouraged to celebrate our Independence by sitting in their decorated yards and enjoying the festive vehicles that pass by, or by hopping in their vehicles and following the map to find decorated homes. To really get the full effect, plan to do both! The celebration lasts for an hour and a half, so you have time to enjoy all aspects.
 
THE LEGAL STUFF: NHHA is not leading a formal parade or blocking off streets or hosting a festival. As you drive through the neighborhood at your own pace and on your own desired route, you must follow all traffic rules. Please exercise caution and make sure all occupants are secured before moving. If you are watching vehicles pass by from your yard, please do not enter the roadway or distract the drivers. Try not to park on the street between 9 and 10:30am on July 4th so there is ample clearance and visibility. NHHA does not encourage forming groups during any aspect of the celebrations.
 
Questions or ready to put your house on the list? Email the President.
 
 
 
 
By |June 21st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt

Need an activity? We’ve put together a scavenger hunt inside the neighborhood. Print the list or save it to your phone and head out on a walk or drive to see if you can spot all the items. While you’re at it, snap a photo of you or your kids on your excursion, or while doing anything else outside to keep yourselves occupied during this unusual time, and submit them to president@northwoodhills.org. We’d love to include your photos in an upcoming newsletter article about what our residents did to keep themselves occupied, happy, and engaged during the shelter in place orders.

By |April 30th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

April Alley Clean-Up

This weekend is the Annual April Alley Clean-Up. Since Bulk Trash pickup for Northwood Hills begins Monday, April 13, this is the perfect opportunity to tend to your alley and dispose of any brush or debris you clear out. Each homeowner is responsible for maintaining the area from their back property line to the center of the alley. That includes trimming bushes so they don’t scrape cars or obstruct the alley. Trees that overhang the alley are required to be trimmed up 15 feet to allow clearance for garbage collection trucks. If trucks have to maneuver to avoid your branches, trash, or other debris, chances are they will cause damage to your alley in the process! Let’s keep it clean. You can start placing items at your curb this Thursday, April 9.

 

 

By |April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Beautification|0 Comments