Building 2 Drainage work - Week of Nov 27th
Brouillette Landscaping will be installing a drainage trench along the back row of the building 2 parking lot to alleviate the water running into this parking lot. Crews will be on site the week of Nov 27th. Residents will be notified to move their vehicles for the crews to work.
2023 Projects at the Cascades
Front Deck replacement for building 1 - Almost done
Spirals at building 3 to be re-staining - Completed
Re-paint and stain deck caps at building 4 - Postponed
Base of the new Cascades sign to be finished - Completed
New clubhouse door to be installed - Completed
New trees to be installed at the storage sheds - Completed
Asphalt repairs - Postponed until 2024 due to National Grid work
National Grid primary electrical cable replacement - Postponed
National Grid will be embarking on a large project beginning in August which consists of replacing the primary electrical wires underground. These wires run from Brook Street and feed the green transformers throughout the property. There will be service interruptions as well as large vehicles and equipment in and out of the property. Additional updates and information will be provided by PMA as it becomes available.
Route 110 Resurfacing and Related Work - Summer 2024
Per the Mass DOT, the proposed project consists of improving 6.3 miles along Route 110 corridor in Lowell, Dracut, and Methuen by adding compliant bicycle and pedestrian accommodations along with pavement resurfacing operations. This project will include sidewalk and pedestrian curb ramp reconstruction along most of the north side of the roadway. Shared use accommodations consisting of a 10-foot wide shared use path for the full south side length of the corridor that is buffered by guardrail or flex posts have been provided in accordance with applicable design guides. This project is expected to take 2 1/2 years to complete at a cost of $19 millon dollars.
Cascades Pool - Closed for the season
Continental Pools has been contracted to maintain the Cascades pool and provide lifeguard services this year. The pool will be open for the summer of 2023 beginning Saturday, May 27th through Labor Day on Monday, September 4th.
Pool hours are Monday through Thursday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm. Friday through Sunday 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Cascades Sign replacement - Completed
A beautiful new granite sign has been designed and installed by Hudson Monuments. New lighting has been added around the sign and the stone facade base is now complete. A wonderful representation of our magnificent property!
Parking lot sand removal - Thur, April 27, 2023 - Completed
The landscape contractor will begin the sand cleanup at The Cascades Condominiums on Thursday, April 27th (weather permitting) a rain date is scheduled for Thursday, May 4th. 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.
2023 Annual Condo Meeting - Thursday, May 25th, 2023
This year the Cascades Condominium Association will hold an Annual Meeting virtually, using the Zoom program service. The Annual Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 25, 2023 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.
2023 Annual Fire Alarm Inspection - Completed
The 2023 annual inspection will be held on:
Saturday, April 22, 2023 at 7:30 AM
All residents must provide access to your home during this annual inspection at the Cascades Condos.
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:
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.
For any questions, please contact Property Management of Andover.
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.