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MUIRFIELD eNEWS: MARCH 30, 2017

Heads up! Annual meeting materials will be mailed and posted online next week in the Members Area. For those on electronic communications who are in good standing, a link to the voting ballot will be sent to each household's primary email address only. If your primary email address has changed, you must let us know by end of business on April 4. Failure to do so will mean you will not receive your ballot.

In this issue:


2016 Annual Report

Muirfield Association is proud to present our first-ever Annual Report! All residents are encouraged to read this document.

Topics include To Our Homeowners, Muirfield Village Overview, Balance Sheet, Statement of Revenue & Expenses, How Assessments are Spent, Property Sales Review, Design Control Committee Review, and Reserve Projects.

The 2016 Muirfield Association Annual Report can be downloaded here.

MVCA Easter Egg Hunt

Muirfield Association is pleased to pass on the following invitation from the MVCA:

MVCA ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT
Saturday, April 8, 2017
2:00 p.m.*
Holbrook Recreation Area in the Grassy Area by the Pool

Open to all Muirfield Residents and Families
FREE!
No need to register - just show up!

Rain Date: Sunday, April 9 at 2:00 p.m.

The hunt will be in the grassy area near the pool. Please be sure to arrive on time since eggs will be picked up quickly by participants.

Contact Mindy Miller at 614.565.7737 or Ray DiRossi at 614.578.3848 with any questions. See you there!

* Please note the time correction: the hunt is at 2:00 p.m., not 1:00 p.m. as previously published

8th Annual Recycling and Shred Day

Muirfield Association is pleased to pass on the following message from The Country Club at Muirfield Village Foundation.

The Country Club at Muirfield Village Foundation is holding its eighth annual Recycling Day on April 29, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Club’s parking lot at 8715 Muirfield Drive in Dublin. Onsite document shredding will be available from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm.

The Foundation will provide on-site shredding of documents, recycle electronics, dispose of batteries, and accept donations of clothing and household goods. Recycling services are free of charge with the exception of a nominal charge which must be collected to dispose of tube-style TVs ($2/inch), CRT monitors ($15), large office copiers ($35) and LCD/flat panel TVs ($5).

Monetary donations for the Foundation will be gratefully accepted and will enable the Foundation to provide grants to local nonprofit organizations that serve children with special needs. The Foundation provided grants in 2016 to Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio, Dublin Special Olympics, Buddy Up Tennis, Childhood League Center, and Bridgeway Academy.

Visit http://www.tccmv.com/Home/TCCMV-Foundation/Shred_Recycle_Day.aspx for more details and for a complete list of items accepted.

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Event

Muirfield Association is pleased to pass on the following announcement from the City of Dublin:

Dispose of your household hazardous waste products at SWACO's Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Event!

Saturday, April 22, 2017
8 am to 2 pm

Ashland Chemical Inc.
5200 Blazer Parkway
Dublin, OH 43017

City of Dublin Pet Code

The office is again receiving complaints about a very small handful of pet owners who are either not removing their animal's waste from others' property and from along pathways and/or allowing their animals to roam at large.

All pet owners have a responsibility to clean up after their pet. Dublin has an ordinance against persons leaving dog waste on property other than their own. Residents should be aware that a fine of up to $100 can be levied by the City of Dublin for each offense.

The City of Dublin code states:

§ 96.17 ANIMAL REGULATIONS; HUNTING AND FISHING.

(2) No person being the owner or having charge of any animal on any public or private property other than the property of the owner or person having charge of such animal, shall fail to have in his possession a wood, plastic, or metal device or other container for the purpose of picking up and properly disposing of any fecal matter left by his/her animal. Failure of any such person to have in his possession such suitable device or container is prima-facie evidence of a violation of this section. No person shall fail to remove fecal matter left by his or her animal within a reasonable amount of time by properly placing such refuse into a waste receptacle.

§ 96.99 PENALTY.

(B) Whoever violates §§ 96.15, 96.17(B), 96.19, 96.20, 96.22 or 96.23 is guilty of a first degree misdemeanor.

§ 10.99 GENERAL PENALTY.

Whenever, in this code or in any ordinance of the municipality, any act is prohibited or is made or declared to be unlawful or an offense or a misdemeanor, or whenever the doing of any act is required or the failure to do any act is declared to be unlawful, where no specific penalty is otherwise provided, whoever violates any such provision shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $100. A separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which a violation continues or occurs.

Loose dogs can cause distress to persons on the pathways and roaming cats and dogs can cause damage to gardens and potentially to other residents and their pets. Residents should be aware that unaccompanied pets can be confiscated by animal control.

Residents may contact City of Dublin Code Enforcement at 614-410-4647 with questions or to report violations. Animal control can be contacted at 740-368-1915 (Delaware County) or 614-462-3400 (Franklin County)

Your neighbors and the Association thank those who are diligent in caring for and cleaning up after their animals!

Golf Courses are Private Property

We are fortunate enough to live in a community with two beautiful golf courses. The relaxing and calming views may tempt residents to enter the courses. However, the golf courses are private property. For reasons of privacy, concerns about theft and vandalism, avoiding liability and protection of land and possessions, our neighboring golf clubs are reminding all residents to respect their property boundaries. They invite you to appreciate the beauty of the courses without trespassing onto the land.

Muirfield Association offers 29 miles of beautiful, meandering paths to walk, run, jog or bike. To assist you in planning your route, the Association is pleased to offer Muirfield pathway maps online to download free. There are also large areas of green space near both of the pools which are open for resident activities.

Please remind your guests, your children and their friends that the golf courses are private and we must respect others' private property.


Published March 30, 2017

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