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Community Yard Sale Saturday June 10, 2017

Red Leaf Heights Community Yard Sale
Saturday, June 10, 2017
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

A reminder, please do not put out signs for your yard sale as banners will be placed at the entrances and an ad will be placed in the Idaho Statesman.

Especially DO NOT tape signs to our light posts, the tape removes the paint from the posts. They will be taken down immediately if any are found!

For your convenience the following is a list of donation agencies that you can schedule pick up of your unsold/unwanted items after the sale.

  • Youth Ranch 331-7739
  • The ARC 343-5583
  • Salvation Army 433-4437
  • St. Vincent De Paul 853-4921

2017 Annual Meeting Notes

Red Leaf Heights HOA Annual Meeting Notes

May 10, 2017

Red Leaf Heights Annual Meeting Notes 2017

Annual Meeting – May 10, 2017 6:30 pm


The Red Leaf Heights annual meeting is to be held at 6:30 pm on Wednesday May 10, 2017 at Eagle Hills Elementary school, 650 Ranch Drive.

Please join us. We need your participation!

If you can’t join us, a proxy form was previously mailed or you can view and print one: Notice & Proxy 2017 Either give it to another homeowner to act as your representative or mail it to Development Services, Inc., 9601 West State Street, Suite 203, Boise, Idaho 83714 or by Fax: 208 939-6117.

Red Leaf Heights Board Meeting Notes – April 19, 2017

Click the following link to review the Board Meeting minutes:
Red Leaf Heights Board Meeting Notes April 19, 2017

Irrigation Water Available April 27, 2017


Irrigation water is now scheduled to be available as of Thursday April 27. The delay is due to the wet weather and Farmers Union not releasing water to us. Unfortunately there is a possibility it could be delayed even more due to damage to our common area sprinklers because of the snow plowing and pipe rupturing on Floating Feather.

Please follow the mandatory water schedule to ensure pressure for everyone and don’t forget to regularly clean your individual sprinkler filters. Watering Schedule

You can report issues during normal business hours (M-F, 9am-5pm) to Development Services at 939-6000, Ext. 207. If you have an after-hours emergency or if the water is off in your neighborhood after-hours, you may contact one of the following Board members: Roy 939-1482; Ron 375-0302
Contact information is also available at Contact Info.

Development Services maintains close contact with both Farmers Union and Summer Lawns concerning our water availability and their site will have the latest information.Link to Dev-Services Check the notes at the bottom of their page.

Snow, Snow and More Snow

From the time of my last post, the Board had arranged for a contractor to clear the mail boxes, drive ways and drains. Before that could be done we had the hard persistent freeze and the contractor’s equipment could not handle the ice so they had to cancel. Shortly after the post, ACHD and the Eagle Fire Department separately made passes through our subdivision and leveled out the snow and made it possible to get in and out. Since then we also looked into clearing the common area sidewalks and again found that due to the ice accumulation that was not practical. For the most part the sidewalks along Eagle and Floating Feather connecting to our sidewalks are not passable either. Along Eagle road the road graders throw the snow up on the sidewalk each time they plow.

It is the home owner’s responsibility to clear access to their mailbox, keep their sidewalks passable and get in and out of their own driveway.

The condition of the roads are the ACHD and City of Eagle responsibility and you should contact them if you are having problems. Click here to see ACHD’s position:SnowFlyer2016 ACHD

Help Is On The Way


The Board and our management company have been frantically looking for someone capable and available to provide some relief from the problems caused by record amount of snow we’ve received. Fortunately ACHD and/or the City of Eagle have recently provided some relief by plowing our roads. We still have some issues with USPS accessing our mail boxes, homeowners getting in and out of their driveway, and uncovering the storm drains. We’ve contracted with a company to take care of the problems just mentioned. They are to start Monday January 9.

The storm drains will be critical when or if all this snow starts to melt. Locating the storm drains will be a significant problem – any help you as a homeowner can provide would be greatly appreciated. It would be terrific if you know exactly where one close to your home is and have time to shovel down to it. Here is a link to a map Ada County has provided that shows the location of all the drains.Link to ACHD Storm Drain Map

Problems with the plowing, etc., should be directed to our management company – LaRae Cervantes | 939-6000 | LaRae@dev-services.com

In case you are wondering the picture is of my bird bath as of January 8 with 15″ of snow on it.

Community Improvement Project at the Gazebo

You may have noticed some construction activity by the gazebo. Work has started on adding two kidney shaped landscape features around the gazebo. They will be similar to the landscaping by the basketball court. Each will have a similar rock sitting wall facing the gazebo with various shrubs and trees behind the wall.

In addition to the landscape features, the irrigation setup for the lawn area will be improved. A larger filter will be installed to the area and additional lines and valves will be added to the current lines. This will even out the pressure to all heads and reduce the labor needed to clean the filter.

Summer Lawns are doing both of these projects. By combining them they were able to give us a better deal since they could be worked together.

New Main Irrigation Water Filter

A large new water filter was installed Friday, July 1, 2016. Our previous filter was rusting through and had to be replaced.

The new filter is a Clemons Model 700 filter with an internal brush for cleaning. The Model 700 is 77 inches long, 14 inches in diameter and is capable of 700 gpm.

The new brush setup will allow the filter to be cleaned while the pumps are running.
To clean, a valve is opened at the end and the brush is then moved back and forth manually to clean the filter with the debris being flushed out through the open valve.

The casing is galvanized and should last longer than the last one which lasted 15 years. The filter screen is stainless steel with 3/64 inch holes (.045 inch) which is quite fine. We’re hoping that this will solve many of our filtration problems.

Main Filter
This illustration is similar to the valve installed. You can just see the T-shaped handle to the internal brush at the right end next to the flush valve.

Another Car Break In

Someone broke into a car the night of June 29 on Beachwood. Please be aware and make sure to lock your vehicles.