Pool opens in:

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Cascades Summer Cookout

 

Saturday, August 10th from 1 pm to 5 pm (rain date August 11th)

Where: Cascades Recreation Area at the BBQ pits

 

Hamburgers and Hotdogs will be provided.

 

If you’d like to bring an appetizer, side dish or dessert to share, see sign-up list on the bulletin board in the mailroom.

Bring your choice of beverage, a blanket or folding chair. 

Entertainment by the Merrimack Valley Women’s Acapella Chorus (Sing that Thing Quarter Finalists), 2:00 to 2:30 P.M.

 

RSVPs on mailroom counter!

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Mosquito Spraying 


Monday, June 24th after 8 PM

(Rain date to be determined)

 

PLEASE BE SURE THAT YOUR WINDOWS ARE CLOSED

PLEASE KEEP ANIMALS AND CHILDREN OFF GRASSY AREAS FOR 24 HOURS.

Any questions call Tim McGlinchey at 508-393-3055

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Annual Fire Alarm Inspection 

 

The 2019 annual inspection will be held on:

Saturday, May 4th at 7:30 AM

 

All residents must participate in this annual inspection at the Cascades Condos.

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Cascades Condos Initiatives 

Check out the all new Cascades Condos Initiatives bulletin board in the mailroom for all the details on the two initiatives for updating the By-Laws and a limit on the number of rentals. Further information on these two initiatives can be found in the Initiatives Form on this website. 

Annual Meeting

 

The 2019 annual meeting will be held on:

Thursday, May 16th at 7:00 PM

at the Cascades Clubhouse.

 

All residents are encouraged to attend this meeting for all the latest updates and happenings at the Cascades Condos.

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Cement Landing Repairs

Early September, the cement landings at units 18-19, 42-43, 114-115, 126, 163 will be repaired. 

The cement landings should be cleared of personal property to avoid damage during the project. 

 

A notice will be forwarded to residents before the project begins.

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2020 Cascades Condo Fee Increase 

Your Board of Governors, together with your Property Manager, have worked diligently throughout 2019, closely monitoring the Association's day to day operational, maintenance and project expenses. At this time, we are informing you that your approved 2020 monthly association fee will be increasing. The last fee increase was on January 01, 2017.  Letters are being sent to all unit owners regarding this increase.

 

We continue to work on our roof replacement project with only three buildings left to complete.  We are doing this work without the need for special assessments or funds from a bank loan.  Our goal is to complete the roofs and finish replacement of the rear decks on the two remaining buildings without a special assessment or loan. 

 

If we do not encounter any unusual or unexpected events, we also plan to maintain this fee for two additional years. 

Please feel free to contact Property Management of Andover at 978-683-4101, should you have any questions.

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Sand removal from main roadway & parking lots

 

ProTurf will remove the sand on the main roadway and in the parking lots on Wednesday, April 14th (rain date April 21st). Sand clearing will begin with the mail roadway first and then the sweeping of all parking spaces. Residents will be sent a letter regarding the moving of vehicles to facilitate the removal of the parking lot sand. A phone blast will also occur the day of the project. Cooperation in moving vehicles will allow ProTurf to remove as much sand as possible. 

Roof Replacement Building 1

Work is expected to start late September, weather permitting. 

Building 1 residents will be reminded to remove their vehicles from the building front parking spaces by 7 am on the specified date work will begin. 

Decks should be cleared of personal property to avoid damage during the project. 

 

A notice will be forwarded to residents before the project begins.

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Cascades Pool & Recreation Area 

The Cascades Condominium Association (CCA) will be putting in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 at Association Pool and Recreational Areas; however, the CCA cannot guarantee that you or your child(ren) will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, using the CCA Pool or Recreational Areas may increase your risk and your child(ren)’s risk of contracting COVID-19. We are working in accordance with the CDC guidelines, Mass state restrictions and the Dracut Board of Health to hopefully open the pool for the summer of 2021. Planning is already underway to make the pool area safe for all residents. More details to come in the next few months.

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Cascades Summer Cookout

 

Saturday, August 10th from 1 pm to 5 pm (rain date August 11th)

Where: Cascades Recreation Area at the BBQ pits

 

Hamburgers and Hotdogs will be provided.

 

If you’d like to bring an appetizer, side dish or dessert to share, see sign-up list on the bulletin board in the mailroom.

Bring your choice of beverage, a blanket or folding chair. 

Entertainment by the Merrimack Valley Women’s Acapella Chorus (Sing that Thing Quarter Finalists), 2:00 to 2:30 P.M.

 

RSVPs on mailroom counter!

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Storage and use of propane and solid fuel grills on the decks and at ground level at The Cascades Condos


Effective September 11, 2020

 

Per an Order of Notice from the Dracut Fire Department, Deputy Chief Patterson pertaining to the storage and use of propane and solid fuel grills on the decks and at ground level at The Cascades Condominiums, the following regulations pertinent to the Cascades Condominiums are as follows: 

DECKS

1) All decks are considered fire escapes, therefore NO propane or solid fuel grills may be stored or used on decks, and MUST be removed.

2) Electric grills are permitted.

GROUND LEVEL OR PATIOS

1) Propane or solid fuel grills may be stored on or near patios, but propane tanks MUST be disconnected, and/or solid fuels REMOVED.

2) Propane or solid fuel grills MUST be at a distance of 10 feet or greater from the building when being used.

3) Electric grills may be stored and used on or near patios.

Failure to comply with the above written Order by October 25th, 2020 will result in a $1,000 fine being assessed by the Dracut Fire Department on noncompliant unit owners.  

Annual Meeting

 

The 2019 annual meeting was held on:

Thursday, May 16th at 7:00 PM at the Cascades Clubhouse.

The meeting was streamed live on Youtube and the archived video is available for viewing via the link posted in the Community Forum.

Sprial Stairs Refurbishment at Buildings 2 & 6

Scraping, priming and painting of the remaining spiral stairs at building 6 will be completed early summer 2019, and subsequently the spirals at building 2 will refurbished, specific dates will be posted as they become available.

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Large Tree Removal  

 

Late October, multiple large dead pine trees will be removed across the parking lot from building 4. These dead trees pose a potential risk of falling onto vehicles and must be removed.  

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Rear Deck Replacement at Building 6

Work is expected to start in June 2019 and will take four to six weeks to complete

 

Building 6 residents will be reminded to remove their personal belongs from their rear decks as work progresses and approaches their area.

 

A notice will be forwarded to residents before the project begins.

Upcoming Projects in 2021 at the Cascades 

Deck replacement for building 1

Roof replacement for building 2

 

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2021 Annual Condo Meeting

A complex-wide annual meeting is being planned for this year. This meeting will take place either in a properly socially distanced physical meeting or via Zoom. The meeting is being planned for a May/June time frame. Details regarding this meeting will be sent to all residents with instructions.

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Mosquito Spraying - Completed


Monday, August 10 th, 2020 after 8 PM

(Rain date Monday, August 17th)

 

PLEASE BE SURE THAT YOUR WINDOWS ARE CLOSED

PLEASE KEEP ANIMALS AND CHILDREN OFF GRASSY AREAS FOR 24 HOURS.

Any questions call Tim McGlinchey at 508-393-3055

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Large Tree Removal - Completed

 

Early November, multiple large dead pine trees will be removed across the parking lot from building 4. These dead trees pose a potential risk of falling onto vehicles and thus will be removed. 

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2020 Annual Meeting - Postponed

 

The 2020 annual meeting generally held every May has been postponed due to Massachusetts state COVID-19 restrictions. Once the meeting is able to be rescheduled, all residents will be notified. 

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Cascades Pool 

We are working in accordance with the CDC guidelines, Mass state restrictions and the Dracut Board of Health to hopefully open the pool open this summer. Planning is already underway to make the pool area safe for all residents. More details to come in the next few months. 

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Cascades Carpet Cleaning - Sept 20th and 21st

 

Please be advised the front entrance common area carpets in all buildings at Cascades Condominiums will be cleaned. Champion Cleaning will begin the carpet cleaning process at 8:30 A.M. starting with Building #1 working all the way to Building #7 on Monday, September 20, 2021 and Tuesday, September 21, 2021

 

Residents must remove all personal property (door mats, shoes, etc.) from the halls and or steps in advance of your building’s scheduled cleaning.

 

Thank you for your assistance.

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Cascades Recreation Area - Closed due to COVID-19 restrictions - Updated June 28, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 Massachusetts state restrictions and the Dracut Board of Health, the Cascades Recreation Area remains closed. This includes the pool, playground area, BBQ grilling area, the picnic table area and tennis courts. Until these areas can be safely opened under the current CDC guidelines along with the Massachusetts state restrictions, these areas will remain closed for the foreseeable future. The safety of all residents is of utmost concern.

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2022 Cascades Condo Fee  - No Increase

 

Your Board of Governors, with Property Management of Andover, continue to work to monitor the operational, maintenance and project expenses. For 2022, there will be no increase in monthly condo fees. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Property Management of Andover at 978-683-4101.

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Recreation Area - remaining open for the fall

The BBQ area, tennis courts and swing sets will remain open even though the pool is now closed for the season. 

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2022 Annual Fire Alarm Inspection 

 

The 2022 annual inspection will be held on:

Saturday, April 30th at 7:30 AM

 

All residents must provide access to your home during this annual inspection at the Cascades Condos.

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2020 Cascades Condo Fee Increase 

Your Board of Governors, together with your Property Manager, have worked diligently throughout 2019, closely monitoring the Association's day to day operational, maintenance and project expenses. At this time, we are informing you that your approved 2020 monthly association fee will be increasing. The last fee increase was on January 01, 2017.  Letters are being sent to all unit owners regarding this increase.

 

We continue to work on our roof replacement project with only three buildings left to complete.  We are doing this work without the need for special assessments or funds from a bank loan.  Our goal is to complete the roofs and finish replacement of the rear decks on the two remaining buildings without a special assessment or loan. 

 

If we do not encounter any unusual or unexpected events, we also plan to maintain this fee for two additional years. 

Please feel free to contact Property Management of Andover at 978-683-4101, should you have any questions.

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Annual Fire Alarm Inspection for 2020 - Postponed

 

The 2020 annual inspection usually conducted in the spring of each year has been postponed until further notice due to Massachusetts COVID-19 restrictions. This inspection includes the fire alarms, water heaters and washing machine hoses. Once restrictions have been lifted, the annual fire alarm inspection will be scheduled. 

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2021 Annual Condo Meeting - May 25th, 2021

This year the Cascades Condominium Association will hold an Annual Meeting virtually, using the Zoom program service. The Annual Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 25, 2021 via Zoom at 7:00 PM. Owners will need to download the Zoom app onto their electronic device in order to participate in the meeting. Property Management of Andover will send a notice out at a later date with a link to the Zoom meeting. On behalf of the Board of Governors, we hope to see you at the Annual Meeting. 

Roof Replacement Building 3 - Completed

 

UPDATED 4/24/2020 - The building 3 roof replacement has been completed.

 

UPDATED 4/6/2020 - Under the construction and residential work waiver, work has resumed on the building 3 roof. 

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Rear Deck Replacement at Building 7 - Completed

Work is expected to start May 26 and will take several weeks to complete

 

Building 7 residents will be reminded to remove their personal belongs from their rear decks as work progresses and approaches their area.

 

A notice will be forwarded to residents before the project begins.

Spiral Stairs - Building 5 - Power Wash & Paint - Completed

Dave Miller has been hired by the Board of Governors to power wash and paint the rear spiral stairs in your building. Dave will be on site, weather permitting, the week of August 10, 2020, at approximately 8:00 A.M. Please remove any personal items from your rear deck, patio and/or immediate surroundings in preparation.

 

The Association, Property Management of Andover and the contractor are not responsible for any damages to your items if left on the deck during this process. Thank you for your cooperation

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Cement Landing Repairs - Completed

In October, the cement landings at units 18-19, 42-43, 114-115, 126, 163 will be repaired. 

The cement landings should be cleared of personal property to avoid damage during the project. 

 

A notice will be forwarded to residents before the project begins.

Roof Replacement Building 1 - Completed

Work is expected to start September 22, 2020, weather permitting. 

Building 1 residents will be reminded to remove their vehicles from the building front parking spaces by 7 am on the specified date work will begin. 

Decks should be cleared of personal property to avoid damage during the project. 

 

A notice will be forwarded to residents before the project begins.

Roof Replacement Building 2 - Completed

 

Work is expected to start March 15th, 2021, weather permitting. 

Building 2 residents will be reminded to remove their vehicles from the building front parking spaces by 7 am on the specified date work will begin. 

Decks should be cleared of personal property to avoid damage during the project. 

 

A notice will be forwarded to residents before the project begins.

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Cascades Carpet Cleaning - Sept 20th and 21st - Completed

 

Please be advised the front entrance common area carpets in all buildings at Cascades Condominiums will be cleaned. Champion Cleaning will begin the carpet cleaning process at 8:30 A.M. starting with Building #1 working all the way to Building #7 on Monday, September 20, 2021 and Tuesday, September 21, 2021

 

Residents must remove all personal property (door mats, shoes, etc.) from the halls and or steps in advance of your building’s scheduled cleaning.

 

Thank you for your assistance.

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Rear Deck Replacement at Building 1 - Completed

Work is expected to start spring/summer timeframe and will take several weeks to complete

 

Building 1 residents will be reminded to remove their personal belongs from their rear decks as work progresses and approaches their area.

 

A notice will be forwarded to residents before the project begins.

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Sand removal from main roadway & parking lots - Completed

 

Pro Turf, your landscape contractor will begin the sand cleanup at The Cascades Condominiums on Wednesday April, 14, 2021(weather permitting) a rain date is scheduled for Wednesday, April 21, 2021.  The contractor will start with the main roadways at 8:00 A.M.


Residents in each building should begin moving their vehicles from their buildings’ parking spaces, no later than 11:00 A.M. to allow for the contractor to continue with the sand cleanup process.  Once your parking lot and parking spaces have been cleaned you may move your vehicle back into your parking spot.


Any residents, both owners and renters, who fail to move their vehicle during the cleanup, will result in the assessment of a charge to the unit owner’s account.


Thank you for your cooperation.