A MESSAGE TO DOG OWNERS
It is not a
to walk on a
what a dog
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The Board of Directors elected at the February HOA annual meeting. From left
to right are: Jim Russello, Treasurer; Jane Falgia, Vice President; Jack Minenna,
President, Maria Wells, Secretary and Frank Gionfriddo, Director.
Usually, the newsletter starts with
an article from the Board of Directors
concerning activities happening in the
community. However, due to an issue
that is impacting the community, we
are foregoing this practice to address
this important issue.
It has to do with residents not
picking up after their dogs. It has
become epidemic in scope. There is
no excuse for this happening. It
comes down to inconsiderate people
who don’t care about the cleanliness
and appearance of their community,
and complete disregard for their neigh-
bors. It is not a pleasant thing to walk
on a sidewalk, constantly sidestepping
what a dog has left. Cleaning up after
your dog is one of the duties that
comes with dog ownership. Some
people even walk their dogs at night,
thinking that no one will see that they
are not picking up after their dogs.
One of the rules of the association
is as follows:
When you walk your dog,
it is your responsibility to
clean up after it.
It can’t be any clearer than that.
If you see someone not adhering
to this policy, you should report the
offender by reporting it to the office.
Without knowledge of who is
breaking this policy, we cannot
do anything about the problem.
If you do not recognize the offender,
you should follow them to their home
(at a safe distance), report the address,
the time of day and the date the offense
Dog owners, PLEASE TAKE
RESPONSIBILITY FOR HAVING
A DOG... CLEAN UP AFTER IT.
The Board of Directors
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