Notices & Announcements
Tranquil Acres Water Supply, Inc.
WANTED -- To keep our community water system running we are always looking for volunteers, After the departure of several key employees and Board Members, attendance and participation from all members/water users is particularly important this year, as we transition to almost an entirely new staff! This is an URGENT S.O.S. (Save Our System)!! We are currently looking for volunteers to fill the positions of Vice-President and Secretary. We are also looking to hire one additional staff position: Part time Caretaker. If interested, please contact us at 719-216-4159, or email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Attention Tranquil Acres residents: Just a reminder to all water customers - TAWS does not accept credit cards or Paypal to pay for monthly water statements. Please send checks or money orders. There is also a payment drop box on the south side of the meeting room. Check with your bank or credit union - many offer "Bill Pay" at no additional charge to their customers. TAWS is always striving to improve communication with our water customers. If you are interested in receiving your monthly statements via email please forward your email address to TAWS by phone, email or mail and we will send your statements not only by USPS but will also email them to you.
The next regular monthly board meeting is Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at 6pm. Members can attend using Zoom by using the following log in information: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85433553185. The meeting ID is 85433553185. The dial in number is 1-719-359-4580 and the meeting ID is 85433553185. When prompted for a participant code just press #.
ATTENTION: Volunteers needed for leak patrol. Leak patrol occurs on scheduled nights between the hours of 12am and 4am and pays $30.00 per hour. These patrols are coordinated by our ORC Steven Denton. If interested please call 719-216-4159 and leave your contact information.
All Tranquil Acres water users please always remember to check for leaks. And as always - please conserve water. Colorado's severe drought effects all of us.
TAWS is a community water system which relies on volunteer members to run the system. Call 719-216-4159, or email email@example.com, if you might be able to help. The future of the system depends upon each member pitching in and doing their share to make it work. **Additionally, if you are mechanically skilled, if you can run a backhoe , are a licensed electrician or have experience with water grants or the drilling of wells please contact us at 719-216-4159 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Regular meetings of the Board of Directors are scheduled for the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6pm at the tower meeting room. These meetings are open to the public, and all members are invited to attend and provide input on your community water system.
The mailing address to make payments on your account is:
923 Blossom Rd, Woodland Park, CO 80863. A Drop Box at the tower meeting room is also available.
All phone calls regarding the water system should be placed to our voicemail number, 719-216-4159, which is checked frequently throughout the day (and into the evening), 7 days a week.
A copy of our annual drinking water quality report (CCR) for 2020 can be viewed by clicking this link.
PARKING POLICY FOR TRANQUIL ACRES
*VEHICLES SHOULD NOT BE PARKED ON ANY STREETS IN TRANQUIL ACRES FOR ANY REASON
*TELLER COUNTY PLOWS AND GRADES ALL SIDE ROADS OF TRANQUIL ACRES AS A COURTESY. THEY HAVE TOLD TAWS THAT IF THERE ARE VEHICLES PARKED IN THE STREET INTERFERING WITH SNOW REMOVAL OR GRADING, THEY HAVE THE OPTION OF NOT PLOWING OR GRADING.
*THE SIDE STREETS NOT BEING PLOWED IN THE WINTER COULD POSE A LOT OF PROBLEMS FOR RESIDENTS IF THEY ARE UNABLE TO GET OUT AND COULD BE CATASTROPHIC IF EMERGENCY VEHICLES ARE UNABLE TO GET IN.
*PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THAT TAWS HAS THE AUTHORITY TO HAVE VEHICLES PARKED ON ANY TAWS STREET TOWED AT THE OWNER EXPENSE, AND WILL DO SO IF NECESSARY. WE HAVE AN AGREEMENT WITH FRED’S TOWING SERVICE, AND ANY HOMEOWNER CAN CALL TO HAVE A VEHICLE TOWED IF IT IS PARKED ON THE STREET.
*THIS POLICY ALSO PERTAINS TO THE SUMMER MONTHS. WE WILL NOT GET OUR STREETS GRADED IF THE GRADER IS UNABLE TO SAFELY DO THEIR JOB. THIS IS ESPECIALLY CRITICAL AFTER HEAVY RAIN.
*WE APPRECIATE YOUR COOPERATION WITH THIS SO WE CAN CONTINUE TO HAVE THE PRIVILEGE OF HAVE OUR ROADS PLOWED AND GRADED.
FAST FACTS about TRANQUIL ACRES Subdivision
Founder: George Bryson Cloon, Jr., in 1955
TAWS Incorporated (Non-Profit): 1960
Location: parts of Sec. 20, 21, & 29, in T12S, R69W, 6th PM
Subdivision includes all platted properties filed with Teller County, Colorado, in Tranquil Acres, Tranquil Acres Additions #1-3, and Melody Acres; as well as several adjacent unplatted tracts
Size: 230 acres (out of Mr. Cloon's original 470 acres)
Number of Lots: 416 (~300 parcels)
TAWS Current Members: 85
Lots with Taps: 196
Lots with Wells: 77
Lots with Both Taps & Wells: 43
Water Rights/Augmentation Plan filed: 1990
Water Sources: 4 deep wells
Storage Capacity: one 100,000 gallon tank (installed in 2017)