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Front Pool Issue - FIXED!
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Front Pool Issues - FIXED!

 

Update 6/6: Front Pool is set to REOPEN at 5pm today !

 

Early on 6/5, the front pool power breaker overpowered and caught fire inside the pump room, burning all circuits. Currently, the front pool has no power to run the pumps or chlorine feeder.  Having all systems operational is contingent for the safe operation and use of the pool per the Board of Health requirements.

Apollo Electric is meeting with SwimSafe, Hempsteade's pool vendor, to access the situation and make the necessary repairs to get the front pool operational once again.

The pool will need to be closed tomorrow, June 6th

We currently do not have an estimated time that the front pool will be down until Apollo Electric completes their assessment. We will continue to keep the community updated as we hear back from the Electrician and Pool Vendor.

Please feel free to check the community website for updates on the situation as we progress in getting this issue resolved as quickly as possible. We thank you for your patience in this matter and know we are working extremely hard to get the front pool operational as quickly as po Read More...

Published: 6/5/2018
4th of July Bike Parade
Starting @ 11 on 4th of July
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Please join the community for the 4th of July Bike Parade!
The Parade will begin at the cul-de-sac behind Farmcrest and end at the Park.  
Kona Ice will be at the park for the conclusion of the parade.

Hope to see everyone there!
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Published: 6/4/2018
Community Security
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Residents

The Board of Directors, in an effort to ensure that the community and amenity areas are safe, have secured security services with the Boone County Sheriff's Department.  

The security will be done throughout the summer to deter vandalism and non-authorized access to the pools and other amenities of the community.  This expense will be applied to the HOA Budget.  The Board felt this service was well worth the benefit to each resident within the hempsteade community to ensure that the values of the community property are upheld.

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Published: 5/24/2018
Neighborhood Watch
Image: Neighborhood Watch The Board in an effort to ensure that the community remains safe and a great place to live is enlisting the help of volunteers to participate in a neighborhood watch program for the community.  

The Boone County Sheriffs department will be conducting the training for this watch program.  Your participation is needed to ensure that the Hempsteade community works together to maintain the aesthetics and enjoyment of our homes.  

If interested please contact Vertex at 859-491-5711 or hempsteade@vertexpg.com Read More...
Published: 5/23/2018
HOA Dues
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The Hempsteade Community Facilities Association 2018 HOA semi-annual payments are due January 1st. and April 1st.  If you are interested in making payments online or setting up automatic payments, you can now do so through the HOA site. For please go here (must be logged in) to do so and for instructions.  This page also gives instructions on what to do to mail in a payment as well.


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Published: 12/22/2017
Holiday Home of the Year

Decorate your Hempsteade home for the 3rd Annual Holiday Light Decoration Contest.  Everyone is invited to participate, just make sure your lights are on during judging.  Decorations will be judged on beauty and originality.

December 16, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm

Please click here for full details regarding the Holiday Home of the Year

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Published: 12/1/2017
Pool Wi-Fi and Web Cam
Image: Pool Wi-Fi and Web Cam Over the winter the board agreed to make Wi-Fi available to residents at both pools.  Since the pools already have internet for the security and card reader systems, there is no extra ongoing cost for this.  Wi-Fi is now available at the front pool and will be available at the back pool soon. The Wi-Fi will only be on during the hours the pool is open and the password will change periodically (about once a week).  To get the current password, visit: http://hempsteade.com/Residents/Pool-Wifi-Password (resident login required).  It will be the same Wi-Fi name and password at both pools.  Please do not share this password with non-residents.

 

The board also agreed to add an additional camera at the front pool that is digital, higher definition and capable of being viewed on a website. The new camera has been installed and is now available for residents to view on the website.  To view the camera, visit: http://hempsteade.com/Residents/Front-Pool-Cam (resident login required).  Due to bandwidth constraints, for now what’s available on the website is just a still that will be updated when you refresh the page.

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Published: 6/16/2017
News Regarding Front Pool Opening
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We have good news to share regarding the Hempsteade Front Pool !  Vertex Professional Group has worked to secure 2 lifeguards to monitor the Front Pool while we are disputing the Health Department's ruling.  As a result, this means the Front Pool will open tomorrow, Friday, June 16th at 9 a.m. The pool hours for the duration the season will be 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. At this time while we are disputing the Health Department's ruling, the Front Pool can only be open if lifeguards are onsite. If for any reason the pool has to close suddenly, we will send out email communication to the whole community immediately alerting them of the news. Please also note, that we will enforce an "adult swim only" the last ten minutes of every hour to allow a break for our guards.  Thank you for your cooperation regarding this rule. Again, the Front Pool is set to open tomorrow, Friday, June 16th at 9am! 

 

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Published: 6/15/2017
Facebook Group and Page
Image: Facebook Group and Page For those of you who haven’t already done so, join the private neighborhood Facebook “Group” and Like the official Hempsteade Facebook “Page”.  The Page is where official announcements by the property management company will be posted and the Group is where the community can post items for discussion.  
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Published: 2/27/2017
Mt Zion Road Project
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There has been some questions about how the Mt. Zion road widening project will affect Hempsteade (the front pool, ponds, etc).  This page on the website (resident login required) has some high resolution detailed blueprints of the plans as well as some links to interactive maps, project status, tentative timelines, etc.   Please take a look and hopefully it will help answer some of your questions.

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Published: 1/11/2017
Sponsorship
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The board has decided to allow a few sponsors for the website to help offset some of the expenses.  If you or someone you know may be interested in sponsoring the website, please contact the HOA by filling out the form here.  Sponsoring the site would likely mean having a banner ad on one or more pages and/or having sponsored announcements.   The HOA website is one of the first places a perspective homeowner would go get information about moving into the neighborhood and we’ve had some interest from realtors and the like.

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Published: 1/6/2017
Website Facelift
Image: Website Facelift The Hempsteade HOA website (hempsteade.com) has received a facelift.  The new website that was created in late 2015 was great, but it wasn’t very mobile friendly so we installed a new skin that is easier to use on a phone or tablet. Read More...
Published: 1/6/2017
Pool Keyfobs
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Keyfobs are now available for pool & tennis court access.  You can choose to have either cards or keyfobs or both.  If you'd like to have a keyfob please go here (must be logged in) for instructions on how to request one.

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Published: 12/19/2016
HOA Dues
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The Hempsteade Community Facilities Association 2017 HOA semi-annual payments are due January 1st. and April 1st.  If you are interested in making payments online or setting up automatic payments, you can now do so through the HOA site. For please go here (must be logged in) to do so and for instructions.  This page also gives instructions on what to do to mail in a payment as well.


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Published: 12/18/2016
Holiday Home of the Year
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December 16 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Decorate your Hempsteade home for the 2nd annual holiday light decoration contest.  Everyone is invited to participate, just make sure your lights are on during the judging.  Decorations will be judged on beauty  and originality.


1st Place will receive an award ornament, yard sign and gift card

2nd - 5th place will receive gift cards

All winners ill receive recognition on our Facebook page  

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Published: 12/14/2016
Do Not Feed Geese
Image: Do Not Feed Geese Residents of Hempsteade,

Please refrain from feeding the geese around the community. This may seem like a fun activity to do, and you may feel like you are helping the geese, but there are many cons to doing so.

  • A young gosling's diet will determine his taste preferences as he grows up, if he's spoiled on purchased feed or particularly lush grass while young, he'll probably refuse the nastier weeds as an adult.
  • Feeding geese near your unit can cause them to rely on coming around your unit for food source. They are very noisy and can make a big mess while they are there.
  • Geese like all animals can become aggressive.
  • They are insatiable curious and they nibble on everything; including bike seats, patio furniture, and other belongings, which is not only a nuisance, but dangerous to their health.
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Published: 4/27/2016
Sync Hempsteade Calendar To Your Smartphone
Image: Sync Hempsteade Calendar To Your Smartphone The Hempsteade calendar (http://hempsteade.com/Social/Calendar) is now setup to be able to synchronize with your smartphone calendar, online Google Calendar or Outlook calendar.

Below is the web link feed (URL) to use to add to your calendar:
iCal Link:
http://hempsteade.com/DesktopModules/Events/EventVCal.aspx?ItemID=0&Mid=474&tabid=107

Below are links to instructions for adding the calendar to your device:
Once you setup this link, any new event that is added to the Hempsteade calendar will automatically show up in your smartphone, Google or Outlook calendar.

Also, if you use a RSS reader, you can use the RSS feed URL below to receive Hempsteade events in your news aggregator:
http://hempsteade.com/DesktopModules/Events/EventRSS.aspx?mid=474&tabid=107 Read More...
Published: 3/14/2016
Street Lights
Image: Street Lights If you see street lights out in the community, please contact Vertex with the nearest location and we will report it to Duke Energy. Read More...
Published: 1/8/2015
Email Blasts
Image: Email Blasts This community is going green! We will be utilizing email blasts for updates and info. You can sign up for the email blasts at the link above or below.  Read More...
Published: 12/1/2014
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