Country Creek and The Woods
Wrapped in mature trees amid gently rolling hills, the Country Creek development is situated on 290 acres in Oakland Township, Michigan. With almost one quarter of the subdivision devoted to green space, ponds and a meandering brook, its home sites represent the best blend of country living with all of the amenities. Our development has the charm of community walking paths, abundant green space and quiet streets. Conveniently located close to Rochester, Auburn Hills, Lake Orion and Oakland University with easy access to I-75 makes Country Creek a great place to live.
Phragmites – Weather dependent, starting next week (28SEP) PLM will be out in the community treating for Phragmites in common areas. Signs will be posted in the areas of treatment.
Yard Waste and Bulk Item Pickup – Advance Disposal has started their bulk pickup once again. Owners should call Advance Disposal at (888) 443-1717 to schedule bulk item pick up.
Site Maps – Maps of Country Creek and The Woods have been added to the ‘Bylaws, Forms and Communications’ page.
Peacocks – The board has been informed about two nuisance Peacocks in the community. The Board has contacted local and state wildlife / animal control groups for guidance. At this time, homeowners may contact local pest or animal control companies to have them removed. This is not an Association expense. A fellow community member has provide some alternative suggestions on how to deal with the peacocks including banging a bunch of pots together, using an air horn or pressurized air, and in the summer, use a hose. These actions must be done consistently, in order to create and environment that is not conducive to allowing the Peacocks to continue to inhabit our community.
Fences – In line with the by-laws there will be NO FENCES permitted in 2021 without prior Board approval. Letters will be mailed out shortly advising homeowners they have until 30NOV20 to remove the fence.
Road Repair – Paperwork for many of the streets has been submitted to RCOC for free estimates. We are waiting on a response from RCOC regarding the next steps.
Spring News Letter – As mentioned in the Spring News Letter, this will be the last one mailed out to residents. Starting in 2021, all news letter will be sent via email and posted on this website.
Key updates from this year’s letter:
Mailbox Replacement – Does your mailbox look bad? Is it made of plastic? Is it leaning, faded, or falling apart? Upgrade
the curb appeal of your house by purchasing the same mailbox that many residents throughout the
subdivision have installed. We would like to have a uniform mailbox look throughout Country Creek and The
Woods. Unlike many of the subdivisions around us, our Association does not own or maintain the mailboxes.
The mailbox post is available in single, double and triple mailbox configurations. Additional information located HERE.
Road Repair – Requests for pothole or road repairs need to be directed to the
Oakland County Road Commission. Our roads are public roads that are owned by Oakland County. Because
our roads are not private roads, the Association does not have any responsibility to maintain the roads or
curbs within the community. Several of our roads are currently going through the road replacement process
with the Oakland County Road Commission. Please go to our website to read about this initiative to have
our roads replaced. This was an important topic that has been discussed during the last several Annual
Meetings. Please visit the Community Initiatives page for additional information.
A digital copy of this years letter can be found on the Bylaws Forms and Communications page.
Yard Waste and Bulk Item Pickup – Due to the current COVID-19 Pandemic, advance disposal is suspending all yard waste and bulk item pickup until further notice. Our Community contact at Advance Disposal suggests residents sign up for alerts; this will advise residences when they may put out yard waste again or schedule a bulk item pickup. To signup for alerts click HERE and scroll to the bottom of the page and click the blue ‘Sign Me Up For Alerts’ button. It is suggested that residents store yard waste in a dry area until pickup.
Street Sweeping – In early April we will have our streets swept and drainage basins cleaned. We do not yet have an exact date, but when we do we will post the information on this website. We will also send out a community email so you have time to move any cars parked on the road temporarily and be prepared for any loud noise that comes with the sweeper. If you would like to join the email list please send an email to Angela at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Snow Plow Damage – If you have damage to your front lawn please contact Angela Phillips at In Rhodes Management. Our landscape company is obligated under contact to repair any damage to property caused by their services. Please call Angela at (248) 652-8221, ext. 140 or email her at email@example.com. Be sure to include a description of the damage, your address and a picture of the damage would be great, too. To help prevent snow plow damage next year, please use the orange and yellow lawn stakes to mark the edge of the street in front, or on the side, of your house. The stakes help guide the snow plow drivers so they don’t run their plow on your grass.
Waste Disposal – Do you need a new garbage can? Please email Julie Nitowski at Julie.Nitowski@advanceddisposal.com to initiate a can replacement. Be sure to mention ‘Country Creek’ in the email subject line. All information about our contract and community contact at Advance Disposal can be found on the About The Community Page. As a reminder Yard Waste pick-up is included on our contact and runs from the beginning of April through the end of November each year.
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