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UP Coming Events

2020

UPDATED 8-4-2020
Just click on the notices and that will take you to the Document YOU would like to see

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Turtle Creek's Annual Garage Date this year
September 19th, 2020
From 8:00am till you sell out or 3:00pm


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Please, the dues are now due. 
Please take the time to either drop off or mail your
Check so that the mowing, the lights, the watering can be left on and that any repairs
needed can be done.
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updated 7-19-2020
YOUR NEW 2019/2020 Turtle Creek HOA Statements
have been mail to you and you should have them April 6, 2020
If YOU did not get your statement, Please call or Text
Art Jiles
918.258.2298
or email

artjiles@artjiles.com
just click on the above email address

Your Dues go a long way at getting things done
 here in Turtle Creek!
THANK YOU!

The Following paragraph is from
"The Turtle Creek Homeowners Association Covenants"
Please take time to read and understand that the YOUR Association
has the ability to place a lien upon your property for past due Dues and the
cost to collect those dues
 
   M.     Mandatory Membership.  All lot owners in this Addition shall be subject to mandatory
              membership in the Turtle Creek Homeowners Association, an Oklahoma corporation,
              and shall be bound by the Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws of Turtle Creek
              Homeowners Association, including the payment of mandatory annual dues established
              by said Turtle Creek Homeowners Association.  Turtle Creek Homeowners Association
              and/or any individual property owner may exercise any and all appropriate legal or
              equitable remedies against the real property of any person failing to pay the mandatory
              dues each year, and can maintain a suit in the District Court of Tulsa County for the
              purpose of collection of those mandatory dues.  The prevailing party in any such lawsuit
              shall be entitled to their costs of action, including a reasonable attorney's fee.


Remember, YOUR dues are used to maintain the Entrance,
 Maintain and Pay for the
Sprinkler System, The Electric service, Water Service,
The Plantings and Maintenance of the Entrance,
Christmas Decorating Contest, Entrance Decorating for Christmas,
Halloween Parade and Security, The Annual Garage Sale
 and ads associated with the sale PLUS the Mowing of the Areas
 Along South Aspen Avenue and along West Houston Street,
the Newsletter and YOUR Web site
www.turtlecreekba.com

Want to know whether you have paid or not OR how
MUCH do you owe?


CLICK HERE
(updated 8-4-2020)

The spread Sheet shows ONLY the amount(s) due.
 IF you have paid,
 then the spread sheet will show you as "Paid" or with a "$00.00" balance
and

 a very big THANK YOU for YOUR help!


If you are having a problem, please email
me at artjiles@artjiles.com or call or text me at 918.258.2298 and let
me know.  Anything can be worked out, but we must know the
problem before we can find the solution.
As of November 1st the dues are considered late and become
subject to being turned over to a Collection Agency for Collection.
If that happens, it does, and will, affect your Credit Report,
So Please, take the time to send your Check.

When YOU do not pay your dues, there are repairs and/or maintenance items
that cannot be fixed or replaced.  Your dues go a long way at keeping
Turtle Creek looking great, so

Please make Check out to 
TURTLE CREEK HOA 
 FOR $50.00 
and either mail it or drop it by
1224 South Chestnut Avenue
YOU CAN LEAVE IT IN THE MAIL BOX (NOT CASH, PLEASE)

Want to know whether you have
paid or not OR how
MUCH do you owe?

CLICK HERE
(updated 8-4-2020)

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Please
If you have a boat, an RV, a DEAD Auto or Truck, or a trailer parked in your driveway
Please remove it and do any of the below
  remove them from the driveway and park them "Behind the Fence" on an
all weather surface (not grass, not gravel) completely out of sight.
or move them to a self storage business.

below is the paragraph referred to in the Covenants

J.     Automobiles, Boats and Trailers.  Except as expressly hereinafter provided, no lot or

            parcel shall be used as a parking, display or accommodation area for any type of motor
            vehicle, boat, trailer, camper or motor-driven cycle.  The purpose of parking, display or
            accommodation area is to store or to perform any activity thereon such as, but not
            limited to maintenance, repair, rebuilding, dismantling, repainting, servicing of any kind,
            or storage, except as hereinafter provided.  Such storage or activities may be performed
            within completely enclosed garages or other structures located on the lot which screen
            the sight and sound of the activities from the street and from adjoining property in such
            a manner so as to have the storage or activity out of the public view. The foregoing
            restriction shall not be deemed to prevent the washing or polishing of such motor of such
             motor vehicles, boats, trailers, campers, or motor-driven cycles, together with those  
            activities normally incident or necessary to such washing and polishing.  No boat, trailer,
            camper, truck or commercial vehicles shall be parked at any time on or in front of any lot in
            an area visible from neighboring lots or any public street, except as such parking is
            necessary to make commercial deliveries.  All such motor vehicles, boats, trailers,
            campers, or motor-driven cycles which are stored or parked on any lot or parcel and
            which are not stored or parked in completely enclosed garage or other structure may be
            stored or parked on a side lot area and screened from public view by a fence and located
            on a concrete surface; provided however, in no event shall such storage or parking be
            beyond the front building line of the said lot or parcel.

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NOTE:
This should not even be a point to raise
 
 It is just common sense, these Covenants were voted on and
Approved by a huge majority of 87% of the homeowners here in Turtle Creek in 2000.
  The City of Broken Arrow adopted just about the same language in their city code. 
It is up to us to keep Turtle Creek and Broken Arrow beautiful.  A boat, a trailer, a dead car or truck, an RV has
a special place, but it is not the driveway or the side yard or backyard of your home here in Turtle Creek.

If you don't agree with these Covenants, please consider moving to another area
that is more acceptable to your type of life style.

Without Regrets
Art Jiles
8-4-2020

 

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Art Jiles


 

"TheJilesTeam"

918.258.2298
artjiles@artjiles.com



 

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Just me again, checking in on you. Navigating the days will be sometimes scary, sometimes interesting, and definitely outside the scope of what any of us have been through before.

 
I wanted to send a quick list tips for anyone who now finds themselves working from home and home-schooling kids!

 

1.     Set Realistic Goals and Create a Support System

2.     Wake Up Early

3.     Get Dressed Every Day

4.     Make Time for Exercise, Fresh Air, and Sunshine

5.     Keep the Kids Busy

6.     Take Advantage of Free Internet Resources for Home Schooling

7.     Be VERY Flexible

8.     Make Daily To-Do Lists

9.     Schedule Social Media Time

10. Know That Perfection is Not Necessary at This Time –People Understand That There Might Be Kids, Pets,  
  Commotion in the Background. We’re All in the Same Boat!

 

I hope they help. Feel free to share with anyone you know who might need them!

Thinking of you and wishing health and safety for your family!  

 

                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                              I found one of the coolest resources for children’s activities
                                                                                                                                                                      and I wanted to share it!
                                                                                                                                                        It’s called
https://www.howtosmile.org/.                                                                                                                                                                                

 

update 4-24-2020
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If you’ve been waiting for a sign… this may be it!

I know
that you have heard this next statement for years,
but unlike other times, even I am impressed!
Yesterday(3-10-2020) I met with a few Mortgage lenders
 and every one of them,
without
any excepts,
 said and showed me what
 the interest rates are right now.
2.75% to about 3 1/8% (last year at this time 4%+)

update 4-4-2020
I have already had 4 of my most recent Buyers get an interest of 2.75%
Think about re-financing your present mortgage, don't wait, do it now
!

HOW long this will last? NO ONE KNOWS
Will it go lower?  More than likely, NO!


With the number of homes for sell in the Greater Tulsa area
 DOWN by

almost 32%
and with Buyers trying to find that Perfect Home,
this Real Estate market just might be considered
the strongest
SELLER'S Market
since about 1978.

So, if you have been thinking about selling your present home
and then either upsizing or downsizing
YOU
could not ask for a Better Real Estate Market than
RIGHT NOW!

Stop Thinking!  DO IT NOW!
CALL
Art Jiles
918.258.2298
or

email me at artjiles@artjiles.com

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UPDATED 7-18-2020
brought to you by

Phillip Morrow
Mortgage Loan Officer/AMC Mortgage
Mobile:918.605.0228
NMLS No.492991, AMC Branch NMLS # 182383
7211 South Yale Avenue, Tulsa 74136

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NEW FEATURE
ONLY IN OKLAHOMA!
https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/states/oklahoma/
click on the above link for some surprises about our state
(it is safe site)
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NEW FEATURE!

How does this
 REAL ESTATE Market
 of today(2020) compare to 2019?

JUNE 2019
COMPARED TO
JUNE 2020

click on the above to see the report (PDF file)

updated 7-19-2020

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Click here for UNBELIEVABLE Interest Rates

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Most Affordable Place to Live
You just might be surprised

updated 3-20-2020
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Winter 2020
Turtle Creek

February 5,2020
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Click here for 2019 Christmas Decorating
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TURTLE CREEK'S
ANNUAL
Halloween Parade
OCTOBER 31, 2019
(RAIN OR SHINE)
6:30pm
Line up at the Corner of West Memphis PLACE and South Beech Court
Prizes in Each AGE Category for the "Cutest", Most "Original" and the "Scariest"
PLUS
Everyone gets a bag of Candy!

HOMEOWNERS
Give some thought to just coming to see this event,
It's a fun event!

AND Here at LAST
Click here for 2019 Turtle Creek Halloween Parade (at last)
updated 12-17-2019
     
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Art Jiles
"TheJilesTeam"
918.258.2298
artjiles@artjiles.com

 

 

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Best Movers in the Greater Tulsa Area
report provided by Kelli Miller with KOTV-Channel 6
click here to review
updated 10/2018

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4-4-2020

 

 

 

Becoming a Home Maintenance Pro: Tips for Homeowners

Many homeowners don't think about home maintenance until something breaks, but that's not the best way to take care of your home. Whether you’re a new homeowner or have been settled for years, it’s never too late to cultivate some home maintenance habits. Here are three tips to help you protect your investment and keep your property in good shape for years to come:




Create and Follow a Home Maintenance Schedule
A good place to start is by following a home maintenance schedule. Just as your car needs to have an oil change, your home and yard will need some regular maintenance. Home maintenance schedule apps such as HomeZada and Centriq are an easy way to get yourself on track.

You'll need to mow your lawn, clean your gutters and perhaps even top your trees from time to time. For pest control, you may need to spray or have ground treatment performed a few times a year, too. When it comes to appliances, make sure to send in any warranties and follow the maintenance recommendations in your owner’s manual. For older appliances, many documents can be found online.

Don't be afraid to do some research and speak with professionals about maintenance specific to your location.

Have All of Your Home Systems Checked Regularly
It's important to get your electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems checked annually to keep them in good shape. Some of these tasks can be done yourself; for instance, you might need to clean your air filters, remove debris from the vents and flush out your water heater.

For more technical inspections, check customer reviews on Yelp, Angie's List, Google, Facebook and the BBB when searching for a new company. Always go with one that is experienced, licensed, bonded and insured.

Follow a Cleaning Schedule
Home maintenance often focuses on repair work, but keeping your home clean can be just as important. In addition to once a week tasks such as vacuuming and dusting the shelves, deep cleaning every month or so can save you big in the long run. Moving furniture around, pulling out the washer and dryer to clean behind them and clearing out the garage gives you a chance to inspect for pest problems, water damage and similar issues that can quickly escalate into expensive repairs.

Being a homeowner is very rewarding on many levels, but homeownership comes with a great deal of responsibility. As long as you put in some effort on a regular basis, you should have no problem keeping your home in good repair.


 

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               BE KIND, Please    
                                                                                                                                                        If you have pets and they are barking most of the time and YOU can hear them, so can your neighbors.
                                                                                 So, in the spirit of Kindness, PLEASE do everything possible to limit their barking before your neighbors call the Police
 

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TURTLE CREEK'S (2018)
ANNUAL
Halloween Parade
OCTOBER 31, 2018(RAIN OR SHINE)
6:30pm
Line up at the Corner of West Memphis PLACE and South Beech Court
Prizes in Each AGE Category for the "Cutest", Most "Original" and the "Scariest"
PLUS
Everyone gets a bag of Candy!
Click here for 2018 Turtle Creek Halloween Parade (at last!)
updated 12-11-2018
IF you do nothing else, just come and see some the "spooks" and "stuff"!  You will enjoy the evening!
(go back to "home" page, look on right side for pictures of this great event, below are years 2012 and 2013)

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Thinking about a Buying or Upgrading or Replacing your Present Security System?
Then check these reviews courtesy of KOTV-Channel 6
Security Systems REVIEWS
(updated 10-15-2018)

Personal Note
After a recent break-in here in Turtle Creek, especially just 2 doors north of me, I purchased a 4 Camera, 1080P, Modem, wireless System.  The
views are extremely sharp, clear and in color.  You can access the system via your Smart Phone, You are notified every time there is motion detected by
the Camera(s).  You can subscribe to their services or simply monitor the activity through your phone, lap top, desk top or iPad or other devices.

I purchased the system at Best Buy for about $775.00 and paid $125.00 to have someone install and show me how it works. (well worth it the first time around)
They work on their own Battery System and they are rechargeable BUT I strong suggest that you have the System hard wired (plug into electric outlets)
This avoids trips up the ladder to take down and recharge the Battery.  I did buy an extra Battery just to have it ready when the ONLY one that I have
on a battery dies, this takes about 3 months depending on the amount of activity the camera senses.  The more it sees, the faster the battery dies.  Those over the
garage pickup motion south bound, north bound and in the driveway. The other is located towards the backyard where is watching the side garage door.

I like it and would recommend it strongly.  It is NOT the answer to prevent but rather to catch those that are up to no good or to just see who pulled up into
the driveway.

Next time you walk by the house, look way up over the garage.
 You are being watched and you just tripped the motion
detector
updated 4-1-2019
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Are you doing the little things homebuyers love?

March 14 2019

There’s never been a better time to sell a home.

Millennials are ready for homeownership and renters are seeing consistent rent increases. This means more buyers than ever are on the market for a home like yours. 

Home equity is also at all-time highs, which makes now the perfect time to sell and get more cash to put toward your next home.

Considering listing your home? Let’s start with the proven ways to maximize your returns: 

1. Clear the clutter. Crammed closets and overfilled garages can give buyers the impression your property is short on space. Declutter aggressively to accentuate the storage possibilities buyers get excited about. 

Pro Tip: Buyers love to open cabinets and drawers. Clear those spaces, too.

2. Maximize the possibilities. A potential home should be a blank slate -- a space buyers can imagine making their own. Keep personal items to a minimum and aim for a neutral look. 

Pro Tip: Set the dinner table so buyers can visualize coming home after a long day.

3. Brighten it up. Expose as much natural light as possible. For darker or interior rooms, use high-wattage bulbs in light fixtures.

Pro Tip: A fresh coat of light paint makes a home feel cheerful and shows pride of ownership.

4. Rearrange the furniture. Can people move around without bumping into furniture? Does the layout invite guests to sit down and relax?

Pro Tip: To invite conversation, don’t make a TV the focal point of any room. 

5. Outside views matter. Exteriors make a critical first impression. Ace yours by repainting your entry door and polishing the door handle. Potted plants on patios or balconies also make the outside of your home feel welcoming.

Pro Tip: Colorful flowers on window sills look great indoors and add to the outside appeal.

Do you need help staging your home? Or maybe you have budget concerns about upgrades needed before you list. Reach out today. Let’s make sure we maximize the appeal of your home, simply and cost-effectively.
(Updated 3-17-2019)
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Selecting the Appropriate Level of Care Chart
Click here to view (this is a PDF File)

updated 8-15-2018
I would suggest printing this page for easy reading

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Please Check out this page for actions taken for such things as DEAD Cars, Trailers, RV's, PODS
Homes Reported to the City of Broken Arrow for City Code Violations
updated 1-3-2020
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Click here to see the NEW Signs at our Entrances

While this sign will not prevent Solicitors from coming into
Turtle Creek, now YOU can now tell them this is a
"NO SOLICITING NEIGHBORHOOD" per city Ordinance 3207
If they persist,
call the
"NON EMERGENCY"
phone number at
918-259-8400
They will be happy to send an Officer out to correct the problem
updated 3-17-2018

City of Broken Arrow Phone Numbers

Emergencies                                                                  911

Police Department (non-emergency)                     918.259.8400
City Hall                                                                    918.251.5311
Fire Department                                                      918.259.8360
Animal Control                                                         918.259.8311
Action Center                                                           918.258.3587
Parks and Recreation                                              918. 259.7007
General Services                                                      918.259.8373
Court Clerk                                                               918.451.8558
Utility Payments                                                      918.259.8409
After hours Emergencies for Water and Sewer    918.259.8400

Broken Arrow Public Schools                                 918.259.4300
Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce                   918.251.1518
Emergencies                                                                  911

To see Christmas Decorating Contest Winners Click here
Christmas Decorating Contest Winners

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Wind Chill Chart!  (NEW 1-13-2018)
thought we would add this so that when you go outside on those
cold days, you will wear the proper clothing for that day's weather


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Turtle Creek
2017 Christmas

Click Here for Turtle Creek 2017 Christmas
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The Turtle Creek's Annual

Halloween Parade
Click Here for
 2017 Turtle Creek Halloween Parade

updated 11-7-2017
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Services Provider Page

Have YOU checked out YOUR Service Providers Page?
Just about anything YOU need done around your home is there!
CHECK IT OUT!
(have a service and want to be there?  send me what services you provide with
 references and we will check it out!)
updated 1-8-2018
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update 5/9/2019
Motorcycle Safety Course

ADDITIONAL LINK  http://www.brokenarrowok.gov/494/motorcsafety-course   (click on additional link)

This course is designed to teach experienced riders how to survive riding on our roadways. 
The course is taught by seasoned, police motorcycle officers that know what it takes to stay safe on a motorcycle


Pam and I have taken this course twice and I highly recommend it to anyone that rides a bike.
You might be surprised what you will learn.  We were!

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Turtle Creek's
annual
Halloween Parade 2016
October 31, 2016

TURTLE CREEK'S
Yard of the Week
2019

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TURTLE CREEK'S
Yard of the Week
2018

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TURTLE CREEK'S
Yard of the WEEK
2017


WE are all winners when we have Homeowners that care!
updated 5-31-2017

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       TURTLE CREEK'S
     Yard of the WEEK
2016

Making Turtle Creek Beautiful
Everyone Wins when we Care!
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TURTLE
CREEK'S (2018)
ANNUAL
Halloween Parade
OCTOBER 31, 2018(RAIN OR SHINE)

6:30pm
Line up at the Corner of West Memphis PLACE and South Beech Court
Prizes in Each AGE Category for the "Cutest", Most "Original" and the "Scariest"
PLUS
Everyone gets a bag of Candy!
IF you do nothing else, just come and see some the "spooks" and "stuff"!  You will enjoy the evening!
(go back to "home" page, look on right side for pictures of this great event, below are years 2012 and 2013)

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School THEN and NOW
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Turtle Creek Homeowner's Association has had to implement a new policy.

If you have a problem or concern and want to air it out with any of the Board Members please email them or drop a note by
1224 South Chestnut Avenue with your concern or complaint BUT have the honor of signing and giving your address so
 that your concern or complaint can be properly addressed and corrected. 
Your concerns and complaints are kept private and will not be shared with anyone. 
Unsigned and/or anonymous comments will simply be ignored with no action taken.
 When they are signed with a name, address (email address too) and phone number we will make
certain that you know what action has been taken.
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HAVE YOU Checked the City of Broken Arrow Crime Report Lately?
(Go back to the "HOME" page and scroll down to City of Broken Arrow Crime Report-put in your address, click on search)
https://www.crimereports.com/
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Allergy Reports (this is a "pdf" document)
VERY important INFORMATION YOU should READ! (this is a "PDF" Document) 

 
 

Broken Arrow Phone Numbers

Emergencies                                                                  911

Police Department (non-emergency)                     918.259.8400
City Hall                                                                    918.251.5311
Fire Department                                                      918.259.8360
Animal Control                                                         918.259.8311
Action Center                                                           918.258.3587
Parks and Recreation                                              918. 259.7007
General Services                                                      918.259.8373
Court Clerk                                                               918.451.8558
Utility Payments                                                      918.259.8409
After hours Emergencies for Water and Sewer    918.259.8400

Broken Arrow Public Schools                                 918.259.4300
Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce                   918.251.1518
Emergencies                                                                  911

 


To see Christmas Decorating Contest Winners Click here
Christmas Decorating Contest Winners

Halloween Parade Pictures are on line!
Click here to see them

911

REPORT EVERY SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY AT THE TIME IT IS HAPPENING!

Turtle Creek Homeowners Association

  Officers

President

Art Jiles
1224 South Chestnut Avenue
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 74012
918.258.2298
Email:  ArtJiles@ArtJiles.com

Vice President

Pat Carr
1400 South Chestnut Avenue
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 74012
918.258.8818
Email:  carter.carr@cox.net

Treasurer

Jena Rhea
2300 West Memphis Street
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 74012
Email: rhea@andoefamily.com

Secretary

OPEN


Director

Chris Fields
1308 South Beech Court
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 74012
918.806.2804
chris.l.fields@gmail.com

Director

Carolyn Isbell-Carr

Director

Cliff Johns

Director
Mary Marlow
700 South Chestnut Avenue
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 74012
918.955.1922

Please feel free to call any of these Members to discuss with them any problems or concerns that you might have

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