WET WEATHER TRAIL USE

Wet weather conditions often mean muddy trails!  We encourage residents to make responsible decisions when considering hiking and biking community trails.  Using the trails when they are soft and muddy compromises drainage dips that were put in to mediate trail erosion.  When users walk off or to the side of the trail to avoid mud, vegetation is killed and ultimately the trail is widened.  Foot and bike tracks on wet trails create deep holes and grooves making future use unp...

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SEASONAL WILDLIFE TRAIL CLOSURE

Landslide Loop Wildlife Management Seasonal Closure is now in effect from 12/1-3/31. Signs are posted and coincide with Avimor for consistency in the region. Please respect these trail closures.  These closures are agreed upon by all the trail and land managers in our area including: HSTA, Avimor, BLM, Ada Co. IDF&G and R2R and will really help wintering wildlife in our area. Honoring the closures will also help our efforts for future trail corridors through important wildlife areas.

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TOWN DESIGN REVIEW BOARD (TDRB) (Improvements/Exterior Paint) February 19th

Considering a home improvement project (shed, patio, fence, play structure, pool, landscape remodel etc.)? Per the governing documents, improvements require design review as set forth in the Residential Design Guidelines, Section 5.0. TDRB meetings are scheduled monthly and Design Review forms can be found on the website or in the Town Office.  The next scheduled meetings are Wednesday February 19th and March 11th.  Submissions are due the Friday before the Wednesday meeting. If you a...

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HOLIDAY LIGHTS & DECORATIONS

It’s time to get those Holiday Lights and decorations turned off to respect HS dark sky.  February is when we ask that residents have them down and put away for the year.  DO NOT light up the night sky continuously throughout the year or keep holiday lights on your home year round.  Hidden Springs is a “Dark Sky Community” and residents can refer to Section 2.19 Exterior Lighting in the Residential Design Guidelines for details.  CC&R Violation Notices ...

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STREETLIGHTS

The HOA is now utilizing AME Electric for the community’s street light service and repair.  The HSTA conducts a monthly inspection and reports any street lights in need of repair to AME.  If you notice a bulb out or damaged fixture, please email the information and location to hsta@hiddensprings.com.  As a ballast or bulb goes out, AME will be retrofitting the fixtures to LED.  LEDs are up to 50 percent more energy efficient than the high-pressure sodium bulb and are r...

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SPEED STUDY RESULTS (N. Schicks Road and N. Shafter Way)

Following concerns and requests made by residents at the January 2019 Town Meeting dedicated to Speeding and Traffic Safety, the HSTA requested an ACHD Speed Study on N. Schicks Road between W. Hidden Springs Drive and N. Schicks Ridge Road; and on N. Shafter Way between N. Schicks road and W. Hidden Springs Drive. Based on the established criteria for the installation of traffic calming devices on public roads, ACHD determined that neither location is eligible for traffic calming at this time....

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WOOD FENCE STAIN/RE-STAIN SPECIFICATIONS ADDENDUM

Many of the existing wood fences in the Hidden Springs Community are in need of restoration, repair and staining.  CC&R Courtesy Reminders will be issued this spring if your fence needs attention. In an effort to create a consistent and harmonious look, fresh appearance and maintain property values a new wood stain color was approved by the Town Design Review Board (TDRB) for Hidden Springs, Sherwin Williams Deck Shagbark 3001 (or BEHR Cordovan Brown SC 104 same color alternative brand...

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Annual Report 2019

Couldn't make the Annual Meeting?  Here is what you missed! Annual Report 2019

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TOWN HALL MEETING Wednesday August 14th Follow UP

Thank you to all the residents in Hidden Springs, Cartwright Ranch and the surrounding Dry Creek Valley communities that attended last night’s Town Hall Meeting regarding community fire safety, available resources and the Hidden Springs Fire Station.  Speakers included, Chief Dennis Doan, Boise Fire, Deputy Chief Perry Oldenburg, Boise Fire Operations, Deputy Chief Kim Brown, Boise Fire Administration, Jeff Ramey, Commissioner North Ada County Fire & Rescue and Captain Jerry McAd...

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