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Recycling & Bulk Services Scheduled to Resume - 8/26
Posted on Aug 25th, 2020
WCA trash services has informed us that services are scheduled to resume normal operations effective Wednesday, August 26th. Please ensure trash receptacles are placed on the curb the night before scheduled pickup. As a reminder, bulk items should be limited to two (2) items per household.
We appreciate your patience and understanding as we worked with WCA to reinstate services in a safe and responsible manner .
Recycling and Bulk Trash Services Suspended
Posted on Aug 17th, 2020
All Recycling and Bulk Trash services for the neighborhood have been suspended effective immediately. Our waste collection company, WCA Waste, has suspended these services to all their Southern Houston area customers as a precaution to the health and well-being of its customers and staff. Regular trash collection will continue to be picked up as scheduled.
For an official statement, please see the link below:
July 4th Events Cancelled
Posted on Jul 1st, 2020
Given the recent increases in COVID-19 cases, along with regulatory restrictions on the gathering of large crowds, the OLE board of directors has decided to cancel both the Fireworks Show and Bike Parade for the 4th of July. The safety and well-being of our community is a top priority, and we must always act in the best interests of all residents. We apologize for the late notice, but the board wanted to consider all options prior to a complete cancellation of both holiday events.
We hope everyone is still able to have a safe and an enjoyable Independence Day weekend with their friends and family.
Chalk the Walk - Winners
Posted on Jun 20th, 2020
Congratulations to the winners of our Chalk the Walk contest! This was not an easy choice. Thanks to everyone who participated!
1st Place
2nd Place
3rd Place
2020 Pool Hours
Posted on Jun 14th, 2020
Pool Opening: June 9th
Posted on Jun 6th, 2020
The OLE pool will be reopening for the 2020 season on Tuesday, June 9th. New pool policies will be instituted to mitigate the risk of contracting COVID-19.
A waiver will be required for all residents visiting the pool facility.
Pool Opening Delayed
Posted on May 26th, 2020
Given the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the HOA board is working closely with our pool servicer, A-Beautiful Pools, to establish the necessary protocols to safely reopen the pool to all residents. We hope this can be completed soon, and will notify all residents once we are able to confirm an opening date.
Thank you for your patience during these difficult times.
Friendly Reminder: Alligators
Posted on May 22nd, 2020
Please be aware of Alligators on the trail during your walk and to keep pets and children away from playing near the water or the creek behind our neighborhood.  
Main Entry Improvement Project
Posted on Feb 20th, 2020
The OLE board has approved a major renovation of the front entrance area.
This project will include a major enhancement of the outer landscaping area, located just outside of the main entrance gate on FM 1464. Led by the landscaping committee, improvements will include new plants, stone, mulch, sod, and landscape lighting.
Work on the project is expected to begin in March, and will last 1-2 weeks. During this period, please be cautious while driving through the area.
Newsletter Discontinued
Posted on Feb 20th, 2020
The HOA board of directors has officially discontinued distribution of a neighborhood wide newsletter. The last edition was emailed out on January 10th, 2020.
The board welcomes any comments or feedback as to the future of the newsletter and and/or other means of communication.
Please visit the OLE website for future updates and news.
Community Policy Reminders
Posted on Jan 28th, 2020
Please remember to maintain your lawn and landscaping. This includes regular mowing, trimming, edging, and maintenance of road facing fences.
Recent Community Improvements
Posted on Jan 28th, 2020
The OLE board is actively working to evaluate, discuss, and implement improvements to our community. 
A Kind Reminder About Parking
Posted on Jan 24th, 2020
OLE has a "No Street Parking Permitted" policy. The only exceptions to this are "Obvious and identified service vehicles, lawn crew, and emergency vehicles".
Vacant Committee Positions
Posted on Nov 1st, 2019
The HOA has a number of open committee positions for anyone interested in lending their time to improve the neighborhood.
2020 Annual Budget
Posted on Oct 1st, 2019
The 2020 Annual Budget has been approved. Member dues will remain unchanged at $1,200 per year.