Last Website Update: 12/06/13 - Neighborhood News & Owner News
A Status Report on The Cape Road Project (12/06/13)
A memorandum from The Cape Board of Directors on the status of our roads, aka The Road Project, has been posted to the Owner News page of this website. The link to the Memorandum can be found under the 2013 Member Communicaitons subhead.
The Cape Blvd. Construction Update (12/06/13)
Aqua NC is making sewer repairs along The Cape Blvd. They had two malfunctioning gravity lines from two differnt homes that needed to be repaired. They should be back filing the ditches today and then they will get paved in a couple of weeks as they like to let the traffic run over the areas to make sure everything is well compacted prior to paving the area.
The area around the man hole in front of the entrance to the HOA office is getting paved today.
Share the Holiday Spirit! (11/24/13)
Once again this year our good neighbors on Sedgley are opening their home to the ladies of the neighborhood to come out and share the Holiday spirit with new friends and old. All they ask is that you bring a non-perishable food item and a new or gently-used toy to come and enjoy an appetizer buffet, lots of laughs and some holiday cheer. Click here
to find more information about this fun event.
Construction Update for The Cape Blvd. (11/14/13)
Aqua NC is replacing a sanitary sewer manhole at 902 The Cape Blvd. Half of the road will be impassable until the project is completed. There will be delays in using the section of the street that is open due to equipment and personnel working to install the new manhole. Please allow for delays and use caution in this area. We apologize for the short notice, The Cape HOA was not informed ahead of time as to the start date. The road should be open for traffic by Saturday November 16TH; however there will be an area that is filled with gravel until the road can be properly patched.
October Board Meeting Summary Report (11/01/13)
The Report from the October Board Meeting has been posted to the Owner News page of this website.
The October Newsletter (10/29/13)
The October issue of The Cape Newsletter has been posted to the Newsletter section of this website.
Solicitors in our neighborhood (10/22/13)
We recently had a report that a man was going door to door on The Cape Blvd. selling cleaning supplies and we’ve received inquiries about what to do if a solicitor does ring your bell. First, it’s a given that you shouldn’t open your door to someone you don’t know. Simply inform the solicitor that there is no soliciting permitted in The Cape and there is a notice posted at the front entrance. Then call the Sheriff at 910-798-4200 immediately and provide them with a detailed description of the solicitor.
Recent Break-in on The Cape Blvd. (10/22/13)
It has been reported that there was a break-in at a home on The Cape Blvd. last week and that the intruder came in through the back door during daylight/work hours by forcing a dead bolt. Some electronic items were missing.
Music at MCC (10/22/12)
MCC has let us know that they will be hosting Chris McPeck at the MCC Tavern on Saturday, October 26th from 6 – 9 p.m. Chris plays classic soft rock tunes – the song’s you remember...
Unwanted Medication Disposal Day (10/21/13)
On Saturday, October 26th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. citizens are encouraged to bring their unwanted medications to New Hanover Regional Medical Center’s free Medication Disposal Event with drive-thru service at the Medical Mall beside NHRMC (2243 S. 17th Street Wilmington, NC 28401). Medications should be in their original containers to help identify the medication. Law enforcement will be on hand to accept controlled substances. Medications can be prescription, over-the-counter, vitamins, or herbal.
2013 - 2014 CHOA Board Officer & Leadership Responsibilities (10/20/13)
Each Board member has accepted additional responsibilities/committee assignments in addition to their Board elected positions for the coming year. A summary of those responsibilities/assignments have been posted to the Owner News page on this website.
2013 Annual Meeting Minutes (10/15/13)
The minutes from the 2013 CHOA Annual Meeting held on Saturday, October 12th have been posted to the Owner News page within the secure section of this website.
2013 Annual Election Results (10/13/12)
Congratulations to Mike Bodnar, Gail Smyth and David Echevarria in being elected to The Cape Homeowners Association Board of Directors. The voting results have been posted to the Owner News page of this website as well as a copy of the meeting presentation.
GET YOUR VOTEs IN! (10/10/13)
Voting continues for the 2013 CHOA Annual Elections. Remember to deliver your ballots to the CHOA Office before 10/11 at 4 p.m., or vote in person on Saturday, 10/12 from 8 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
It is important that we have a quorum or the business meeting and vote will have to be postponed so PLEASE VOTE!
September Board Meeting Summary Report (10/07/13)
The September Summary Report has been posted to the Owner News page in the secure portion of the website.
2013 Fall Fest this Saturday, 9/28!
The weather looks great for Saturday - near 80 and sunny! So come on out and join us for the 2013 Fall Fest - a Backyard BBQ, Southern Style. Tickets just $12 per person ($6 children under 8) and on sale now from Cindy (793-4977) or Gail (796-0894).
Annual Meeting/Election Materials Correction Notice (09/20/13)
Please be advised that there are no Restrictive Covenant Changes being voted on during the upcoming 2013 Cape HOA Elections and therefore a Pink Ballot is not included in the mailing as noted in the fourth bullet of the mailing cover memo. Please visit the Owner News page of the website to review a copy of the revised memo.
Don't forget Candidates Night! (09/15/13)
Come meet the candidates for the 2013 Board elections on Monday, September 16th at 7 p.m. at the College of Theology at the front entrance to The Cape.
August Board Meeting Summary Report (09/15/13)
The August Summary Report has been posted to the Owner News section in the secure portion of the website.
Mail date adjustment for Annual Election & Meeting materials (09/11/13)
Due to the need to reprint ballots due to a candidate withdrawal, the annual mailing will go out during the latter part of the week of 9/16.
Save the date for - The Cape Fall Fest (09/06/2013)
Join us on Saturday, September 28th
for the 2013 Cape Fall Fest featuring a "Backyard BBQ - Southern Style." We will be gathering at the Nautical Greens Gazebo from 3 - 6 p.m. (food served from 3 - 5 p.m. only). For ticket information please click here
2013 Annual Elections & Annual Meeting (09/05/2013)
Please visit the Owner News Page for important information on this year's election and annual meeting.
The August Newsletter (09/05/13)
The August issue of The Cape Newsletter has been posted to the Newsletter section of this website.
July Board Meeting Summary Report (08/16/13)
The July Summary Report has been posted to the Owner News section in the secure portion of the website.
Aqua NC seeks 19 percent rate increase (08/15/13)
Struggling to grow a great lawn? (08/15/13)
Join Al Hight this Saturday morning, August 17th at 10 a.m. at the Northeast Library, 1241 Military Cutoff Road in Wilmington, for "Is Your Lawn a Pain in the Grass?" Al will lead a discussion of what works, what doesn't and the best choices for lawns in the challenging climate and conditions of southeastern North Carolina. A $5 fee to cover materials costs can be paid at the door. Call 910 798 7660 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Cape Blvd Gates (07/27/13)
These gates are open for repairs. The technician has been called and repairs will be made as soon as possible.
2013 Board of Director Elections (07/25/2013)
This year we will be electing three members to The Cape HOA Board of Directors, each for a two year term. If you are interested in serving on the Board of Directors, please complete a Candidate Sheet and return it to the office no later than August 15, 2013. Please submit your information typed if possible. The Candidate Sheet may be found on the Owner News page under 2013 Member Communications within the secure portion of the website.
The Cape HOA Office (07/15/13)
The Cape HOA Office will be without power on Tuesday, July 16th to facilitate the wiring of the new shed.
UPDATED! Masonboro Country Club - Vandalized (07/15/13)
The Cape HOA Office received a call from Masonboro Country Club this morning. It appears that someone was driving a vehicle around on the golf course last night (Sunday) and three greens were damaged. If anyone has any information or saw this activity they are asked to please contact the MCC Pro Shop at 799-3110. MCC has posted a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of any person(s) vandalizing the greens at MCC.
The June Board Meeting Summary Report (07/12/13)
The Summary Report has been posted to the Owner News section in the secure portion of the website.
The May Board Meeting Summary Report (06/25/13)
The Summary Report has been posted to the Owner News section in the secure portion of the website.
The June Newsletter (06/25/13)
The June issue of The Cape Newsletter has been posted to the Newsletter section of this website.
Waste Industries Pick-Up Dates (06/25/13)
- Trash - weekly, every Thursday
- Recycling - every other Thursday: 6/27, 7/11, 7/25, 8/8, 8/22 and 9/5
- Yard Waste - every other Wednesday: 6/26, 7/10, 7/24, 8/7, 8/21 and 9/4
Freeman Park Closes Due to Tropical Storm Andrea (06/06/13)
Due to weather and tide conditions associated with Tropical Storm Andrea, the Town of Carolina Beach will close Freeman Park at 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2013. The Park will be closed to all vehicular traffic and camping and will reopen once the weather improves and high tides have subsided.
The lost cat has been found! (06/04/2013)
The big orange & white cat named Cayenne has returned home and is fine. Thanks to all who helped get this escape artist home.
March and April 2013 CHOA Board & Property Manager Summary Reports (05/31/13)
The March and April reports have been posted to the Owner News page inside the secure section of this website. Please accept our apologies for the oversight in getting these posted.
The Cape is now OFFICIALLY on Facebook! (05/28/2013)
A bag of faux jewelry was dropped at the HOA office with the note"found on the golf course". If you are the owner, please call the HOA office at 395-0081 to identify the contents, or stop by during office hours to claim it.
2013 Community Day Photos (05/09/13)
If you haven't heard the news, we had a great day on Saturday, May 4th as we celebrated the 30th Anniversary of The Cape at our Community Day event. A great group of walkers were out at 8:30 to "do the loop" ending back at Rouen Court for the dedication of the new Carmine V. Rotunda Community Park. At noon we moved over to Nautical Greens for our Cookout and Ice Cream Social. We had a tent set up with plenty of seating, games and activities for the kids. We even had a fire truck and clown which were both enjoyed by kids and adults alike. We want to thank everyone who came out and participated; and for those of you who couldn't make it this year - there's always next time! We've uploaded photos that were taken during the day to the Photo Album page of this website. Feel free to look through them at your leisure.
CHOA April Newsletter (04/23/13)
The April 2013 issue of the CHOA Newsletter has been posted to the Newsletters section of this website.
Cape Community Day - May 4th (04/23/2013)
Details on the upcoming Cape Community Day have been announced. Click here
to learn more about the days activities. Please come join us for a day full of fun! Tickets are $1 per person and may be purchased from:
- Cindy Redfield at 793-4977
- Gail Smyth at 796-0894
- Kathy Messitt at 395-8379
- Julia Morrison at 799-1951
Tickets for guests and all tickets (members and guests purchased after 4/27) will cost $6 per child and $10 per adult.
Yard Waste Collection (03/24/13)
Waste Industries has finalized plans to begin a Yard Waste Collection Service
, effective April 1, 2013. Please click here
to read their notice to learn about pricing and how to get your service started. The notice also includes the various pricing levels for trash collection, recyclables and the new yard waste service. Questions should be directed to Waste Industries directly at 910-762-7563.
Future CHOA Board Meetings (03/22/13
Future Board meetings will typically be held on the third Thursday of each month rather than the third Tuesday beginning with the April meeting. The meetings will continue to be held from 10 a.m. - noon.
Found - A Watch at the Corner of Lakeview and Palmer (03/10/13)
Please call the HOA office at 395-0081 to identify and claim.
Change Your Clock, Check Your Smoke Detectors (03/09/13)
As Sunday, March 10 approaches, New Hanover County Fire Rescue wants to remind residents not only to make changes to their clocks but also to check their smoke alarms. Change the battery in your smoke alarm and test it to ensure it is working. Making this simple change could not only save your life but the lives of your family. They'd also like to remind residents that smoke alarms should be replaced after 10 years. This is true for most battery operated, hardwired, or interconnected smoke alarm. After replacement remember that your alarms should be tested monthly. The National Fire Protection Association reports 65 percent of home fire deaths occur in homes with no smoke alarm or a nonworking smoke alarm.
New Classifieds Posted to the Classifieds Page (03/07/13)
Looking to get your lawn mower repaired? Need to get your computer tuned up? Looking to get rid of some old junk or need landscaping help? Don't forget to check our Classifieds page for some folks who can help you out.
February 2013 CHOA Board & Property Manager Summary Report (02/28/13)
The February report has been posted to the Owner News page inside the secure section of this website.
Island of Lights Fashion Show (02/26/13)
The Island of Lights Annual Fashion Show, Luncheon and Silent Auction to benefit the Pleasure Island Holiday Events sponsored by Island of Lights will be held on April 6, 2013 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Tickets: $22 donation. For more information click here
CHOA February Newsletter (02/24/13)
The February 2013 issue of the CHOA Newsletter has been posted to the Newsletters section of this website.
Cape Directory (02/24/13)
We are in the process of compiling the information to create our annual Community Directory for all our property owners. If there are any owners who do not want their name, address and/or telephone number published, please complete an Opt-Out Form (click here
to print a copy of the form) and return it to CHOA Office, or contact the office at 910-395-0081 or email@example.com before March 15, 2013.
FBI & SBI Presence in The Cape this morning (02/22/13)
You may have noticed the presence of the FBI & SBI around Mainsail Lane this morning. This was linked to the investigation of the explosive materials found at North State Storage yesterday, and linked to a past renter of a property on Mainsail. This morning at about 11 a.m. the residents of Mainsail Lane were asked to leave their homes while the home under surveillance was being investigated for explosives by FBI and SBI personnel. It appears that no explosives were found. The residents of Mainsail are back in their homes. You may follow this story on the local evening news or click on this link to WECT for more information.
NHC Hazard Waste Collection Day (02/13/13)
New Hanover County has announced that March 30th will be NHC Hazard Waste Collection Day from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. This rain or shine event will be held at Wilmington International Airport – Customs Building located at 1987 Hall Drive. Please follow this link to the NHC website for more details: www.nhcgov.com/News/Lists/Posts
UPDATE: River Road/Cape Blvd. & Sedgley Gates (02/08/13)
We have been advised by the gate repair technician that both sets of gates will more than likely be up for another week or so. Parts are on order for all gates and once in the repair work will be scheduled.
Cape Wine Tasting - DATE CHANGE (02/03/13)
The Cape Wine Tasting scheduled for February 28 has moved to March 4th. It will be held at Havanna's on Carolina Beach. See Activities/Events for more information.
Recent Vandalism (01/30/13)
The HOA has learned that vehicles parked in a driveway on Rouen Court were broken into last night. We'd like to remind folks that if leaving cars in the driveway overnight its best to make sure that they are locked.
January 2013 CHOA Board & Property Manager Summary Report (01/28/13)
The January report has been posted to the Owner News page inside the secure section of this website.
MCC will be hosting Bingo at the Tavern at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday evening, Jan. 26. Or you can join them at 5:30 Wednesday night for a game of bingo before trivia starts.
The Cape Blvd./River Road Gates (01/14/13)
The gates have been repaired and are now operational.
Found: A pair of purple reading glasses (01/14/13)
Purple reading glasses were found on the street here and turned into the office. Call 395-0081 or stop by the office to recover them if they're yours!
Super Bowl Sunday at the MCC Tavern! (01/12/13)
MCC invites you to the Tavern for the game and buffet. $15 for an all access pass to the event. Only 45 tickets available. Support your favorite team by wearing your teams colors or jersey. Best dressed fan wins a prize.
MCC Update: Spring Weather - Winter Rates! (01/12/13)
Now is the time to take advantage of MCC's great winter rates. $45.00 before 11:00 AM and $35.00 after 11:00. Book you tee time by calling (910) 397-9162.
TreeFest 2013 to offer Tree Seedlings & Native Grasses (01/11/13)
TreeFest, an annual distribution of tree seedlings, returns this year with the addition of two native grasses. This year's event will be held Friday, Jan. 26 and Saturday, Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., or until trees run out, in the JC Penney end court inside Independence Mall. You are invited to choose any combination of trees and grasses, up to 5 items. A suggested donation of $3 per household will help ensure that TreeFest returns next year. For more information on TreeFest please click here
December 2012 CHOA Board & Property Manager Summary Report (01/11/13)
The December report has been posted to the Owner News page inside the secure section of this website.
Wilmington Wine & Chocolate Festival (01/11/13)
Looking for something fun to do the first weekend in February? Check out the Wilmington Wine & Chocolate Festival, Feb. 1 - 3, being held at the Coastline Event Center in Historic Downtown Wilmington. For more information visit: wilmingtonwineandchocolatefestival.com
The Cape Blvd./River Road Gates (01/09/13)
These gates are open for repair. The technician will be here on Friday to facilitate the repairs.
Looking for something to do this weekend? (01/05/13)
New Hanover County residents can enjoy unlimited family fun on the first Sunday of each month with admission free of charge to Airlie Gardens, Cape Fear Museum and the New Hanover County Arboretum. You can also visit any of our counties fabulous parks or local library branches where admission is always free.