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Homeowners Association Board

At the August 11 HOA meeting, the five Board members were elected to the following positions:

  • Pati Lytle - President
  • Kelly Wenum - Vice President
  • Dee Orgaz - Secretary
  • Diana Swegman - Treasurer
  • Frank Cicione - Committee Liaison


Special Meeting of the HOA Board of Directors

A special meeting of the Piney-Z HOA Board will be held Monday, Aug 31 at 5:30pm at the Anderson Givens law firm, 1906A Buford Drive, to discuss / consider future relationship and cooperation with the Piney-Z Phase 12 Homeowners Association.

Diving Courses Offered This Summer

Diving courses will be offered June 16-July 14 and August 11-September 13 at Piney-Z Lodge and Pool.  Learn More »

Piney-Z Pool Is Open

Beginning June 2, the pool is now open 7 days a week from 10 am until dusk, through mid-August when school begins. 

Please remember you MUST have a Piney-Z key fob to enter the pool gates.  Lifeguards are not allowed to let people enter who do not have an active key fob to our amenities. 
Other things you need to know:
  • You are not allowed to share you key fob with anyone other than members of the family living in the Piney-Z household
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult and cannot be dropped off at the pool on their own
  • No glass containers,  food or alcohol is allowed inside the pool fence
  • No smoking allowed inside the pool fence
  • Proper behavior and language is expected at all times
  • Children not potty trained must wear approved swimsuit diapers

 We have made some improvements to the pool over the winter months and hope you like what you see this year.  Jump in and enjoy!!!  

Trash Can Storage

The covenants require trash cans to be stored so that they cannot be seen from the street. Many homes are not in compliance. If you store your cans on the side of the house, they must be in an enclosure to prevent viewing from the street.

Street Light Outages

The City of Tallahassee has requested that a person living near the street light outage report it to the city. To report an outage, please call the City at 891-4968.

Doggone It--Your Neighbors Want Consideration

We still get regular complaints from Piney-Z residents about other residents allowing their dogs to leave their droppings in their yards. No one wants dog droppings in their yard or in front of their mailbox. So, what is the proper thing to do when you walk your dog.

  1. Walk your dog on a leash.
  2. Take a plastic bag with you, such as a plastic grocery bag or waste disposal bags from the pet store.
  3. When your dog deposits droppings on the ground, with your hand inside the bag, pick up the droppings and turn the bag inside out trapping the droppings inside. Tie the bag shut. Your hands remain clean. Another option is to bring a scoop with you.
  4. Finish your walk and take the bag home and throw it away in your trash.
  5. Especially do not leave droppings on the CDD amenities grounds or children's playground and gazebo area.

The HOA and CDD staff, Boards, or Committees cannot be involved with concerns or actual disputes between residents over dog droppings, barking dogs, escaped pets and such. We can only advise you to discuss it with your neighbor, call animal control, or perhaps even the health department if you are tired of finding dog waste on your property.

Tree and Limb Issues

Approval for Planting or Removing Trees—The Covenants and Restrictions dictate the rules and conditions related to tree planting or removal. To receive approval for tree planting or removal, contact Architectural Control Committee (ACC). Contact information is on the committee page. The ACC is a committee of the HOA.

Concern about a Tree or Limbs Hanging Over Your Home or Property—The CDD and HOA do not provide tree cutting services for Piney-Z residents or property owners who have concerns about trees or limbs. Trees in HOA Common Areas that have limbs hanging over a resident's property or home will rarely be removed. This was discussed and researched in 2003. It was determined that the owner of the tree does not bear the responsibility for trimming branches that overhang someone else's property, but the homeowner has the right to protect their property by having the tree limbs removed at their cost. Homeowners wishing to cut limbs or remove trees at their expense should consult with the ACC committee to determine if their plan complies with the Covenants and Restrictions, and to ensure that trees are not cut without cause. CDD Board research indicates that this is consistent with Florida law and City of Tallahassee policy.