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>>>A Deed-Restricted Single-Family Home Gated Community in Central Florida<<<
HOMEOWNERS - Questions? Contact Ramona Leccese, Property Manager
rleccese@sentrymgt.com   or   407-788-6700  ext. 51406
 
RENTAL PROPERTY INVESTORS - LEGAL NOTICE
EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 9, 2014, any home purchased after this date can only be purchased for single family home occupancy use by the new owner (ABSOLUTELY NO RENTALS). 
 
FOR REALTORS ONLY - need gate access to show "For Sale" inventory to prospective buyers?
Contact: Ramona Leccese, Property Manager at 407-788-6700 ext. 51406
 
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Latest News
Sweetwater West Construction Update Week of August 8, 2022
Posted on Aug 7, 2022
Sweetwater West Construction Update
Week of August 8, 2022
 
This weekly update is provided to help inform residents of upcoming active work areas. Residents
are asked to use caution near construction areas and understand this schedule could be affected by
weather or other unforeseen conditions.
 
IRRIGATION: If you have a broken irrigation pipe due to construction, please contact Lisa Mark
(contact info below). I will alert the contractor and follow up until the repair is completed.
 
THIS WEEK: Lapin Services left door hangers last week on the homes where they intend to work
this week. They will be laying the sewer line from the cleanout to the home. To do this they will
need to dig a trench about 2 feet wide. The process should take about 1-1 ½ days. Once the pipe
has passed testing, the trench will be back-filled. Prime Construction will sod the area, however,
please note lately there have been delays with sod deliveries. Lapin Services will be working on the
following home this week:
 Homes on Sweetwater Country Club Drive
 Homes on Valley Pine Circle
 
Lapin Services is still waiting for some permits to be signed. Please complete your permit process
as soon as possible.
 
Crews will continue installing gravity sewer pipe and working on manholes on Sweetwater West
Circle. The work on the pump station includes pressure testing of the force main pipe activities. You
may see the project staff in safety vests taking videos of conditions prior to construction.
Nightwork for gravity sewer lines on Welch Road will continue and last about a month. As needed,
there may be a lane closure and flaggers on Welch Road east of the community entrance from 9
p.m. to 6 a.m. Remember to be alert to roadway changes and be safe!
 
Driveway access at the following properties may be impacted.
• Homes on Sweetwater West Circle between Sweetwater Country Club Drive and Valley Pine Circle
(closest to Longhill Drive.).
 
ENTRY GATES: The Wekiva Springs Road gate is returned to full service. The Welch Road gate will be
closed from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Monday through Saturday. As always, your transponders will
open both gates.
 
SERVICE CONNECTIONS TO HOMES: The plumbing sub-contractor Lapin Services will be making the
service connection to the homes. If Lapin has reached out to you and you have not yet done so,
please complete the Orange County permit to allow them to work on the service connection.
Please call Kim Smith, Lapin Services, at 407-841-8200 with any questions.
 
WASTE/YARD WASTE PICK-UP: If your trash, recycling, or yard waste is missed, please call the
Orange County Solid Waste Hotline at 407-836-6601 to request a pick-up. Issues may also be
reported via Orange County’s 311 phone number.
 
Thank you for your patience with the construction! For concerns or questions, please contact Public
Information Officer Lisa Mark at 407-338-3650 or lisa.mark@qcausa.com.
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Wekiva Springs Road & Welch Road Gates Update
Posted on Jun 23, 2022
To All Residents:
 
Thank you for your patience during the Septic to Sewer Project.  We apologize for the disruption the construction has caused you.
 
The Wekiva Springs Road gate is returned to full service.  The Welch Road gate will be closed from 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM Monday through Saturday.  As always, your transponders will open both gates.
 
Regards,
 
Bob Richcreek
President SWW HOA
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Quarterly Update
Posted on Apr 1, 2022
Dear SWW Residents:
 
Happy Spring!!  I have seen so many of you cleaning up your yards, cutting lawns, trimming hedges, deadheading all the frost damage, getting trees trimmed and planting those annual flowers/plants in the ground. It is such a good sign that Spring has arrived.
 
Our first of the year Food Truck Event was held last Friday and many of our residents attended and a fun time was had by all. Again, kudos to our Board member, Sarah Gumina for making the arrangements to make this happen.
 
Also, our first of the year Garage Sale will be held on Saturday, April 23 and Sunday, April 24. The hours will be from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. It is time to clean out our garages and make a profit on things we no longer use!
 
I am glad to report that the Septic to Sewer Project is proceeding, though behind schedule. The contractor advised that Sweetwater West Circle, between Northfield Drive and Sweetwater Country Club Drive is to be temporarily repaved following the installation of the gravity sewer and the “force” main leading from the lift station to the County’s sewer that parallels Wekiwa Springs Road. Also, the electric service to the lift station was installed last week. It appears, that the garbage, recycle and yard waste collection issues in the construction area have been resolved between the contractor and Waste Management. I hope you find the weekly construction update notifications helpful. A few of our residents have not completed and returned the License Agreements. The County sent out registered letters to those homeowners and some if not all, have been contacted by a Board member. If you have not done so, please complete the License Agreement and return it as indicated.
 
You might not have noticed that we have engaged a new landscaping contractor, RLC Landscaping. They have over 50 years of landscaping services for both commercial and residential clients across Central Florida. I am interested in any feedback you have regarding their work.
Commissioner Christine Moore notified me to let our residents know that the County Board has voted to reduce the speed limit on several local streets from 45 MPH to 40 MPH. The street, most affecting us, is Wekiwa Springs Road. Soon, the County will be changing the speed limit signs. The change is made because of the number of accidents and speeding tickets issued. I wanted to make you aware of the change, please be careful.
 
Our Annual Members Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 14 at 7:00 p.m. We are holding the meeting at First Baptist Church Sweetwater, 3800 Wekiva Springs Road, Room A115 in Longwood. If you are unable to attend in person, a virtual link will be made available. By now, all of you should have received your meeting packet mailed to you. In the event, that you are unable to attend the meeting, please execute your Proxy to ensure the necessary quorum of owners is established. You may also sign your proxy and give to a neighbor who will be attending the meeting. We also included in the mailing, a Contact Information Sheet. In case of an emergency, our Property Manager and/or a Board Member may need to contact you. We ask that you return this sheet with your updated information to our Property Manager, Ramona Leccese or bring them to the meeting.
 
Regards,
Bob Richcreek
SWW Board President
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Bear Proof Garbage Cans for Purchase
Posted on Oct 16, 2021
Dear SWW Residents:
 
At last night's Board Meeting, the issue was raised again regarding the activity of Bears in our community getting into garbage containers, etc.
 
Please see the attached article from Commissioner Christine Moore.  She has arranged for bear proof garbage cans to be purchased for $50.00.  These cans normally sell for $245.00.
 
The article linked below details how they can be purchased at this reduced price.
 
Regards,
 
SWW Board
 
PS: Commissioner Christine Moore's office has corrected the problem we have with the county's website, indicating we do not live in a bear management area.  The County has a glitch in their system.  When ordering the bear proof can, DO NOT LIST....Circle, Court, Street, etc.  For example,
 
                            20 Sweetwater West
                            20 Silver Valley 
                            20 Branch Hill
 
When putting in your address, it will bring up your property information and you will be able to place your order.
 
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Flags Placed by Septic to Sewer Contractor
Posted on Oct 16, 2021
SWW Residents:
 
A question was raised at last night's Board meeting regarding identification flags placed on yards by the septic to sewer contractor.  
 
These flags mark underground cables and water piping.  If possible, please do not remove them.
 
If you have any questions, please call Bob Richcreek or Laurie Windham.  Thanks for your cooperation.
Read More >>
Orange County Sheriff Patrols in the Community
Posted on May 24, 2021
Dear Residents:
 
With some reluctance, the Board has reinstated the Orange County Sheriff Patrols in our Community. These Officers will be issuing citations to offenders. The Board has received additional complaints of speeding and ignoring stop signs.
 
We ask that all residents adhere to the 25 MPH speed limit and obey stop signs.  
 
Your cooperation in this matter is greatly appreciated.
 
Regards,
 
SWW HOA Board

     

 


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