Dark Skies

Lost Creek promotes dark skies through The Dark Sky Association that promotes sensitive outdoor lighting in an effort to preserve our environment from unnecessary light at night, including but not limited to light trespass, glare, and skyglow. We encourage you to consider shielded lighting and low glare fixtures when designing your project. Please follow the links below for additional information and approved light fixtures when considering your next improvements project.

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posted: Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Bulky Item Pickup Scheduled Saturday March 28th

Have your items out at the curbside before 7 a.m. on Saturday, March 28.

The curbside bulky waste item collection is limited to limbs and bulky items only. The bulky items to be collected include, but are not limited to: • Mattresses • Stoves • White goods such as hot water heaters, washer and dryer machines, bath tubs, sinks, etc. • Refrigerators and freezers • Air conditioners or items containing CFCs that are tagged by a licensed technician to certify Freon removal • Furniture Individual bulky waste items shall not weigh more than 75 pounds, must be capable of being lifted by two qualified and capable personnel and shall not exceed two (2) cubic yards (6'x3'x3').

Progressive Waste Solutions reserves the right to charge for excessive volumes (greater than two (2) cubic yards - 6'x 3' x 3') collected from a single residence or for a return trip to collect limbs or bulky waste items that were not set out as detailed above.

Limbs and brush need to be bundled up in 4 ft. length or shorter and less than 4 ft. in diameter.

Residents must place their bulky waste items at curbside no later than 7 a.m. on the scheduled collection day.

Bulky items that will not be collected include: • Items comprised of construction and demolition debris • Any waste resulting from remodeling, general property clean-up or clearing of the property for the preparation of construction (i.e. cartons, rocks, dirt, concrete, excelsior, gypsum board, metal, paper, plastic, rubber and wood products) • Hazardous waste items such as paint, solvents, motor oil, anti-freeze, pesticides, etc.

posted: Wednesday, February 11, 2015

New Director Appointed

Mr. Chuck McCormick appointed as Director

With the expired term of Steve Veregge, the Board interviewed several very qualified applicants and selected Mr. Chuck McCormick to replace Mr. Veregge on the Board. Mr. McCormick has lived in Lost Creek since 1997 and here is some information about him.

• Fourteen years as CEO and founder of the Austin Institute for Strategic Consulting Solutions, LLC, providing counter terrorism and emergency management consulting and training to the intelligence community, government officials, law enforcement, military and mental health professionals from the U.S. and around the world.

• A 30 year veteran of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Foreign Counter Intelligence, Counter Terrorism, Violent Crime, International Drug Trafficking, Senior Faculty Member at the FBI Academy and National Police Academy. He has presented to senior law enforcement officials and military leaders from over 30 countries.

• Deputy Director for the Texas Governor’s Office of Homeland Security.

• Texas A&M University Adjunct instructor in WMD Incident Management / Unified Command.

• Texas Army and air National Guard Anti-Terrorism / Force Protection Program manager and Provost Marshal and Director of Security for 124 Texas National Guard Armories.

• U.S. Army Staff Sergeant / Drill Sergeant.

posted: Wednesday, January 14, 2015