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By Ed Gordon
contributing writer 

What's Up in Stallion Springs?

 

August 14, 2021

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New board members have been elected by the Property Owners Association.

New board members have been elected by the Property Owners Association. President returning, Debbie Rodriguez; Vice President, Noemi Tkacz; Secretary, Lori Rodgers; Treasurer, Donnie Williams; and Members at large Maralee Hill and Shirley Harbeson.

Even though the future of our organization is still up in the air, at least we have these dedicated residents to help us make big decisions and keep it currently afloat.

It may be a better idea to start dissolving the POA and put our fundraising and community improvement efforts into the nonprofit foundation that is already formed and connected to the CSD because they have insurance.

There is currently a lawsuit against the POA for an accident that happened with the trailer that was used for Christmas Caroling. The next court date is Aug. 31. President Rodriguez will fill out the forms online to submit our answer to the court but she may need some help. We can't afford an attorney at all and I can't locate one willing to represent us pro-bono. But we will still be going to court to show we are involved, concerned and try to share our side.

This community has thrived on close-knit organizations like this and we need to continue them. Part of why Stallion is so special is because of these small town events, friendships and memories made, and the way our community comes together in a time of need.

Parks and Recreation

Plans for summer include regular open gym hour, a summer camp at Man-O War Park and some movie nights.

Trail Days are set for the first Saturday of each month. The Conservation Corps has been assisting with trail work.

Saturday, Aug. 28, all kids under 18 can enjoy a free swim day. The POA will be paying for the event.

Free Couples Country Dance classes will be held every Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. starting on August 15. If you are interested or have questions about this event contact Bob at (805) 304-5299 or Go.Country.Dancing@gmail.com.

Follow us on Facebook and contact Shawnee anytime with your ideas or thoughts.

Oktoberfest

The sixteenth annual Oktoberfest is back and scheduled for October 2 at the Community Center from noon to 5 p.m. Come by for food, beer, wine, gifts and kids activities. No pets are allowed except trained service animals.

Vendors can apply for a booth rental by contacting Shawnee at (661) 822-3266, ext. 222. Contact her early as spaces fill up fast.

Police Reports

If you have a life-threatening emergency call 911 and specify to the dispatcher that you live in Stallion Springs. The Stallion Springs Police Department is dispatched through the Kern County Sheriff's office.

For non-life-threatening issues, please call (661) 861-3110. You may contact us by email or using the contact information provided on the CSD website, http://www.stallionspringscsd.com. If you wish to make an appointment to speak with an Officer contact the CSD at (661) 822-3268. Appointments may be canceled at any time due to limited police staffing.

The Stallion Springs Police Department encourages our residents and guests to sign up for our Nixle public notification alerts and to create a Smart911 profile. These safety communication systems are free for you to sign up.

Staff Report

Clean Up Day is August 21 from 9 a.m. until the bins are full. Bring your large bulky items to the Community Center parking lot for easy disposal. We will not accept hazardous waste, construction waste, asphalt, concrete, tires, batteries, florescent tubes or light bulbs. Enter from Churchill Street near the mailboxes, and go down the dirt road around the Community Center. When unloaded go through the Community Center parking lot and exit to Stallion Springs Drive.

Stallion Springs Board of Directors

The Board meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. normally in the CSD Boardroom. The next meeting will be held August 17.

 
 

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