With the warmer weather rapidly approaching, it’s time to prepare your landscape for the spring and summer season.
While keeping your home and vehicle locked is common sense, we are entering the season of warmer weather when kids will be out of school and families will be on vacation – making it a prime time for thieves.
The Anthem Parkside Community Association (APCA) regularly evaluates the exterior paint on Parkside homes for the appearance of fading, splotchy or peeling paint.
Anthem Circle Mountain, the newest Anthem neighborhood and part of the planned Lennar Development located north of the Daisy Mountain Post Office, has experienced delays in construction of the model homes due to winter rains.
Termites, otherwise known as silent invaders, are responsible for $5 billion worth of damage to homes every year. They typically live in colonies underneath your home and inside the walls, entering your structure through cracks in the foundation.
On December 14, 2016, Anthem Parkside Community Association (APCA) Vice President Bettye Ruff was awarded the 2016 Maricopa County Sheriff's North Valley Posse "Jerry Kowalski" Community Service Award.
Frost can occur in the Valley anytime between the end of November and the middle of February.
There is one open Parkside representative seat on the Anthem Community Council (ACC) Board and two open seats on the Anthem Parkside Community Association (APCA) Board of Directors.
As you and your family celebrate this holiday season, consider spreading the joy by giving to those less fortunate.
The Anthem Parkside Community Association (APCA) recently updated the frequently asked questions that you as a homeowner need to know when you move to the Anthem Parkside community.
Republic Services will offer complimentary natural Christmas tree disposal again this year.
Installation of a new swing set for the Arroyo Grande neighborhood park, as well as a slide for the Sandpiper neighborhood park, is underway.
The recent drop in temperature makes for perfect hiking weather.
Call for candidates for the ACC and the APCA Boards of Directors elections will be announced after the first of the year.
Look for the 2017 Budget documents in your mailbox at the end of this month.
APCA has completed working with Sherwin Williams on a tri-fold brochure showcasing the newly approved paint color options for the exterior of Parkside homes.
In 2016, APCA has made substantial enhancements to benefit the Parkside community.
Halloween is meant to be spooky and fun, but it's also important to keep it safe for your children, your friends and yourself.
Be mindful of your dog barking as a courtesy to your neighbor.
The age of information continues to cause a rise in credit fraud and identity theft, making it more critical than ever to protect personal and financial information.
Learn who does what and when when it comes to the service and maintenance of Parkside neighborhood ("pocket") parks.
The APCA Board of Directors last year approved new colors for the exterior of Parkside resident’s homes.
A new swing set and slide have been approved for Arroyo Grande and Ranier/Sandpiper neighborhood parks.
Some items are too large to fit in your trash container. That’s known as bulk waste, and the City of Phoenix and Republic Services will dispose of it for you.
Circle Mountain Ranch, the newest Anthem Parkside neighborhood and part of the planned Lennar Development located north of the Daisy Mountain Post Office on 43rd Ave., is on track to begin home sales in 2017.
Watching an Arizona monsoon storm from the safety of your own home can be an awe-inspiring experience, but if you're caught outdoors during one, follow a few safety tips.
The APCA implemented the "Nice Yard" postcard program last year to thank homeowners for taking care of the exterior of their homes.
As election day draws near, so does the placement of political signs throughout the community.
Few things are less inviting than murky, green water when you’re looking to take a dip in the pool to cool off from the summer heat.
The warm Arizona climate can create hot playgrounds.
This advice can help you beat the heat this summer.
Monsoon season officially begins mid-June and ends on Sept. 30, but the storms peak between mid-July and mid-August. Destructive monsoon storms damage trees in several ways, including breaking limbs, cracking branches and even uprooting trees in water-saturated soil.
The LDS church's seminary house Variance Request is not a violation of Arizona law. Here's why.
Several neighborhood parks have seen upgrades recently.
New Parkside Board members were seated and officers elected at the Board's annual meeting on April 25.
Before packing up the family and heading out of Anthem, take some time to review a checklist to ensure your home is safe.
Most people water too frequently and far too much. Just because the soil surface appears dry doesn’t mean it’s time to water your plants.
Have questions about the proposed LDS church seminary? Check out the FAQs.
It’s snake season. The unseasonably warm winter means snakes are out earlier than normal.
The addition of a basketball half-court at Aurora Park is now complete. T
The APCA Neighborhood Parks Committee recently reviewed its five-year plan for park improvements.
An APCA Board of Directors Open Session meeting has been scheduled for March 17 to discuss the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) seminary house.
Ballots are due by March 11.
The APCA Board of Directors and staff will have a booth at Anthem Days, taking place March 12-13.
Trash cans waiting for pick-up should be placed curbside and not on sidewalks.
This year’s cold, dry winter has left many plants frozen and shriveled. The damaged plants are left looking dry and brown from frost damage. However, even the most damaged plant may eventually rebound, so don’t severely prune or remove any plant you think is dead.
The Anthem Parkside Community Association (APCA), through the Neighborhood Parks Committee (NPC), offers an Adopt-A-Park program to local residents, providing an opportunity for them to make a meaningful contribution in their neighborhoods and in the Anthem community by assuming some responsibility for the tidiness and safety of their neighborhood parks.
The Anthem Parkside Community Association has openings on several committees.
Consider running for the Anthem Parkside Community Association (APCA) Board of Directors or the Anthem Community Council (ACC) Board of Directors this election season.
The Anthem Neighborhood Watch (ANW) is seeking interested volunteers and block captains.
Three neighborhood parks in Parkside have received tot turf replacement.
By taking basic common-sense precautions that remove opportunities for crime, residents can further reduce property crimes in Parkside neighborhoods and make them safer.
The Anthem Parkside Community Association and ValleyCrest Landscape Company received an award from the Arizona Landscape Contractors Association.
The addition of a basketball half-court at Aurora Park is nearly complete.
Pets can be a rewarding addition to any family, but they come with additional responsibilities.
Call for candidates for the ACC and the APCA Board elections will be announced after the first of the year.
Keep handy a list of contacts to report power outages and vandalized street signs, as well as receive answers to billing and compliance questions.
The Anthem Parkside Community Association budget was approved unanimously by the Board of Directors at its regular monthly meeting on Oct. 15, 2015.
In 2015, the Anthem Parkside Community Association made substantial enhancements to benefit the community.
Election season has begun and so has the placement of political signs throughout the community.
Residents wishing to paint their homes and give it a facelift now have the option to customize paint colors so that the home doesn’t look just like the one down the street.
Exterior holiday decorating season begins soon.
The Anthem Parkside Community Association has recently implemented the "Nice Yard" postcard program to thank homeowners for taking care of the exterior of their homes.
New Parkside Neighborhood Park signs will be installed addressing park hours, as well as rules associated with their use.
The Anthem Parkside Community Association Board of Directors honored Parkside residents Ron French and Millie LaFave for their years of volunteer service to the community.
Here are some tips for being safe in a snake-filled desert.
Boulder Creek High School students and parents need to be aware that parking on the street within the Parkside community is strictly prohibited.
A new TopsyTurny™ Spinner has been installed at the Treasure/Encore neighborhood park.
Repainting houses the original color is a popular choice. However, years of sun-fading can result in frustrating paint matching. Find out what you can do to streamline the process and avoid extra costs.
Take a look at some of the frequently asked questions residents ask of the HOA when they move into the Anthem Parkside community.
The Parkside Board of Directors held a special meeting with residents to address the parking rules and regulations and their impact on the Paseo neighborhood. The new fine policy that was to go into effect on May 1 is postponed until August 1, allowing sufficient time for an ad-hoc committee to discuss further options.
The Parkside Board of Directors recently approved changes to the Use Restrictions recommended by the Policy Committee.
Anthem Parkside has experienced wild burros on the west side of I-17 including Arroyo Grande. The Parkside Community Association has been in contact with the State to request the fencing be repaired that separates the Anthem community from the surrounding State Land.
For landscapes with turf areas, late September to mid-October marks a major milestone in the low desert areas. In order to maintain green lawns through the winter, homeowners with turf need to overseed the Bermuda grass that thrives in the summer.
The Parkside Board of Directors recently formed a Parkside Policy Committee to take on the task of reviewing some of the CC&R Use Restriction’s in order to provide clarification and updates to the amendments.
The monsoon season begins on June 15 and ends on Sept. 30, but the storms peak between mid-July and mid-August.
Summertime means some well-deserved time off. Before packing up the family and heading out of Anthem, review a checklist to ensure the vacant house will remain safe.
Spring transition can be an unsightly time for turf. If you overseeded with winter rye grass last fall, warm season Bermuda grass is going to struggle to return.
A short term rental fine policy is now in place for homeowners renting out their homes for less than 30 days.
View the Landings and Parkside Budget Presentations.
Transitioning from rye grass back to Bermuda grass in the summer can be an unsightly time period for the lawn and the slightly cooler temperatures in Anthem make ryegrass hang around a little longer than in Phoenix.