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JULY AND AUGUST 2022 YARDS OF THE MONTH
Congratulations to Anna Gorman and Matt Kelly, 6828 Dalhart, our August 2022 Yard of the Month.
 
Congratulations to Alise and Mark Platt, 6956 Dalhart, our July 2022 Yard of the Month.
 
North Haven Gardens sponsors our Yard of the Month and winners receive a $50.00 gift certificate and sign to display in their yard for that month. Remember that only members of Lakewood Trails Neighborhood Association are eligible for the Yard of the Month. If you are not yet a member, it's easy to join and dues are only $20 a year. For upcoming classes, newsletters and plant lists from North Haven Gardens, click on the Garden Education tab at nhg.com.
PARTIAL CLOSURE OF SOPAC TRAIL FOR IMPROVEMENTS
On Monday, August 8, 2022, there will be partial closures of the SoPac Trail from Tokalon Dr. to Northwest Highway. 
 
 
Arbor Masters will be raising trees lines over sidewalks, paved trails, and adjacent mowed turf areas along the trail. There will also be a 3-foot cutback from guard rails along the trail. 
 
Localized sections of the trail will be closed while work is occurring during the morning and afternoon but will reopen when work is done each day. Dallas Parks & Recreation anticipates this work will take approximately 3 - 6 days.
 
More details are available in this article: Lakewood/East Dallas Advocate
SOPAC TRAIL UPDATE
LTNA continues to be a strong supporter as well as a founding entity of the Friends of the SoPac Trail. Here is an update from the group:
 
The Friends of the SoPac Trail are excited to introduce the launching of their website: www.friendsofthesopactrail.org. The website will serve to publicize all the work that The Friends are doing in support of the trail as well as providing a vehicle to communicate with all the Friend’s membership. As we strive to be a citizen group in service to the residents of our adjacent neighborhoods and support to our Dallas Park and Recreation Department, we are hopeful that our new website will facilitate this core mission. Please feel free to visit the website, to subscribe to receive future updates, and soon you will be able to donate to the cause from that site. 
 
The “Friends” as an organization is joining the Dallas Trails Coalition which is supporting hike and bike paths around the city. This group is supported by the Circuit Trail Conservancy, informally known as The Loop. Information on the Conservancy can be found at The Loop.  LTNA SoPac Trail Photos
 
CITY OF DALLAS WATERING RESTRICTIONS
Mandatory Watering Restrictions are now in effect through October 31, 2022. No watering is allowed on Mondays, Tuesdays or Fridays. 
  • Residents with even-numbered addresses may water on Sundays and Thursdays only
  • Residents with odd-numbered addresses may water on Wednesdays and Saturdays only
From April 1-October 31, watering is prohibited between 10am and 6pm on allowed watering days. These restrictions apply to automatic or in-ground irrigation systems and hose-end sprinklers only. Watering by hand, drip irrigation or the use of soaker hoses will be permitted at any time. More information and answers to Frequently Asked Questions can be found at: SaveDallasWater.
 
2022 BRUSH AND BULK COLLECTION
The Dallas Sanitation Department provides once-a-month brush and bulk collection for residential customers. Lakewood Trails brush and bulk trash collection is the third week of the Month. For 2022, the weeks are: Jan 16, Feb 20, Mar 20, Apr 17, May 15, Jun 19, Jul 17, Aug 14, Sept 18, Oct 16, Nov 20, and Dec 18. Items must be set out by 7am on the Monday of collection week, but not earlier than the Thursday before our collection week. 
 
More information and answers to FAQs: DallasBrushandBulk.com

Heads Up! New regulations are in effect to keep our city clean a clutter free. A maximum of 10 cubic yards of brush and bulky items may be set out each month. Learn more, including how to claim an annual oversize collection, at CurbsideManners.com