Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 12:23 am

Forest Creek Community Development District Annual Budget Process Overview

The following is provided to understand the district’s annual budget process, what will happen and when. The Forest Creek Annual Budget is prepared and approved following Florida Statute 190.008. Time Line May21st, 2019- Proposed Budget Presentation:  The state statute stipulates that by June 15th  the District Manger present the “Proposed Budget” to the Board of Supervisors. The proposed budget for FY 2019-2020 will be presented to the Forest Creek CDD Supervisors by Rizzetta, our management company, at the regularly scheduled meeting on May 21stat the New Hope Baptist Church at 6pm. The Proposed Budget will be available …

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Forest Creek CDD Irrigation System Leak, Update #8

Forest Creek Irrigation Leak, Update #8 Yellowstone has located the irrigation leaks in the cottage area of Forest Creek Trail. Yellowstone brought in an excavator today, May 9th, after securing approval from the county, due to the electrical conduit located in that area. The good news is after excavating to a depth of approximately 10-13 feet, two leaking connection lines, attached to the mainline, were found to be leaking. The two valves to these connection lines have been isolated and turned off. This will allow the district to turn the rest of the irrigation system …

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Forest Creek CDD Irrigation Leak, Update 7

Forest Creek CDD Irrigation Leak, Update 7 Yellowstone began expanded excavation this past Monday, as planned to locate and repair the irrigation leak in the cottage area of Forest Creek Trail. Due to excessive ground water, it is now necessary to bring in an excavator to get to the necessary depth to repair the leak. This new challenge will extend the necessary time to leave the irrigation system down to at least Friday. The good news is Yellowstone has located the electrical conduit that also runs through the excavated area and the rest of the …

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Forest Creek Irrigation Leak, Update 6

Forest Creek Irrigation Leak, Update 6 Per the initial plan outlined in update 5, Yellowstone CDD Irrigation confirmed with Manatee County that the leak is not a potable water leak.  This Monday, May 6th, Yellowstone will begin excavating to locate and repair the leak. Drivers should exercise caution as there will be equipment on Forest Creek Trail in the cottages area. The irrigation system will continue to be on following the normal schedule the rest of this week and weekend.  The entire irrigation system will probably be off on Monday and Tuesday while Yellowstone does …

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Red Rooster Cedar Knoll Resident Only Gate Damage

Red Rooster Cedar Knoll Resident Only Gate Damage Last evening, April 30th, a moving van struck and severely damaged the exit side of the gate on Cedar Knoll.  Thanks to the resident on Red Rooster for alerting CDD Management to the damage.  The Sheriff responded to our call, and was able to get a report from the driver and the witness. Both sides of the gate are opened now, as there was major damage to the gate system. Please contact CDD Management if you have questions.

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Forest Creek Irrigation System Repairs, Update #5

Forest Creek Irrigation System Wide Outage – Update #5 There has been a change in the plan to repair the water leak in front of the cottages.  The HOA Landscape vendor, Blooming’s, in spite of their best efforts to repair the leak, is unable to locate the actual leak and perform any repairs. Therefore the CDD is going to use its own vendor Yellowstone, to do the necessary research on the irrigation lines and plan the repair and cost estimate.  The HOA attempted the repair because the leak is in the cottages (a maintenance included …

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Forest Creek Irrigation System Repairs, Update #4

The HOA repair of the CDD Irrigation System leak in the cottages is being done by Bloomings, the HOA Landscaper.  To date, Bloomings has dug in the area of the leak but has been unable to locate the irrigation system main line where the leak is. Bloomings has contacted the vendor who installed the original system for Neal and they plan to be on-site sometime in the coming week to find the main line and make the repair. Currently the hole is filled in with a barrier around the area for everyone’s safety. Rather than …

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Entry Gates Repaired

The Red Rooster/Major Turner and Kingsfield Lakes/Forest Creek Trail gates have been repaired and are fully functionally as of April 24th. Please direct any questions to the Forest Creek Management Office.

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Vehicle Entry Gate Repairs Update – April 22nd

The Red Rooster-Major Turner gate arm has been repaired, the right side gear box and left side gate bar were damaged. The Bar and arm have been replaced, but gear box will not be repaired until Tuesday, so the gates will be left open until Tuesday, barrier arms will be functional. The Kingsfield Lakes-Forest Creek Trail gate will be repaired Tuesday. The gate is functional but not closing in the right position.  

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Red Rooster Gate Damaged, April 17th.

The Red Rooster – Major Turner gate was damaged last night, April 17th. The bar is still attached but cracked and ready to fall off. Also,  the right side entrance gate is stuck open. The gate vendor has been notified for servicing. Please direct any questions to the Forest Creek Management Office.

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