Frequently Asked Questions
Please follow the FAQ link
to address many questions about the Vineyards.
Linebaugh Reclaimed Water Line Project Update
Hillsborough County is in the process of updating the maintenance of traffic (MOT) pattern to improve safety throughout the construction zone. More medians will be impacted, but will be fully restored once work is complete. We expect work to resume in early June. Signage at the site will be updated in advance of new lane closures. Questions about this project may be directed to Citizen Engagement at (813) 272-5275.
Natural Gas Leak (5/22/17)
TECO Peoples Gas has identified the leak near our front entrance. The leak is in the process of being repaired beginning 5/22/17. Thank you for reporting the issue to the community.
2016-17 Vineyards Elections
The annual meeting was held on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the Vineyards Pool. Thank you very much to the outgoing board members for their dedication and service and welcome to new 2017-18 board members
New Pool Gate Code
The new POOL gate code will be effective Monday, June 15, 2015. This does NOT apply to the pedestrian gate at the front of the community. Please check your email, flyer on your mailbox, or the message board along the left pane for the new code. You may also contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following is from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office (HCSO), specifically the Westchase Community Resource Deputy: The District Three crime analyst staff has identified recent increased occurrences of Burglary Vehicle and Burglary Residence incidents. Specifically UNLOCKED home and vehicle doors. While the District is responding to this information and taking proactive measures, we still need your assistance. Please disseminate this information to your residents and encourage everyone to vigilant. To assist the public in reporting these crimes, the Sheriff`s Office wanted to remind everyone about our "Tips 411" service. It is a free, ANONYMOUS service that lets you report suspicious activity to the Sheriff's Office using your Smart Phone or other wireless technology. Please click on the following link for more information http://www.hcso.tampa.fl.us/Articles/Articles/TIP-411.aspx
This is a valuable tool which can put you in touch with us in real time as incidents are occurring to ensure we get the best, most up to date information to dispatch deputies and investigate suspicious activity.
The Westchase Community Development District (CDD) has completed the wetlands remediation projected located to the East of the lake, North of English Silver Way, and to the West of Wild Meadow Way. The CDD holds the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) permit for this waterway. If you have any questions, please contact the CDD at (813) 920-4268. Thank you.
New trash cans went into service beginning on October 1, 2013. The scheduled pick-up days will be changed to TUESDAY and FRIDAY. Recyling (blue trash can) is picked up on Fridays. Yard Waste is picked up on Tuesdays. Due to the nature of the new trash trucks, all trash cans need to be on the same side of the street. Depending on the orientation of your street, please place trash cans on the SOUTH or EAST side of your street.
Thanks to a several original owners (Siegenthalers, Ms. Griffin, and the B family, among others), we are pleased to present a copy of the original Vineyards sales brochure. The brochure contains pictures and floor plans of each model built in the Vineyards. Enjoy.
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Share Your Opinions!
The Vineyards is over 10 years old and our homes are beginning to show their age. Many of our neighbors are beginning to replace major moving parts, which involves significant dollars (e.g., air conditioning, garage doors, etc.). We are always looking for opinions before making a major expenditure. Therefore, we have started a thread on your exprience with vendors. Please click this link to add your opinions
. The rules are simple. Please share your experience, both good and bad, and support your opinion with FACTS. This thread is meant to help your neighbors make their choices when reinvesting in their homes. Thanks.
Stop Dumping Trash in the Conservation Areas Please!
The conservation areas surrounding the Vineyards are generally protected wetlands. Dumping trash, tree/shrub cuttings, and building materials is strictly prohibited by the Vineyards, Westchase and Florida LAW. Please use the weekly trash pick up to dispose of your trash. Thank you.
Residents, please remember that resident parking is NOT permitted on the streets or alleyways. Residents must park ALL vehicles in their garage or driveways. If you have a temporary guest (e.g., friends in town, kids home from college for the summer, etc.), please apply for a guest pass. Otherwise, the vehicle may be subject to violations. Click this link for the Parking Guidelines document. Thank you.
Common Area Landscaping
Landscaping in the common areas is maintained by our commercial grounds management company, Davey. Residents should not perform any landscaping alternations in these areas, as the Vineyards Board and Property Manager provide guidance to address certain areas and special circumstances. If you would like a common area issue addressed, please send a communication in the "Contact Us" link. Once again, please do not cut, trim, remove or add any plants, shrubs or trees to the Vineyards common areas. Thank you for your cooperation.