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.

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.

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

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.