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Fitness Center Now Open!

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the Cross Oak Ranch HOA Fitness Center is now open and ready to challenge your work-out program!  Thank you for your patience as we completed work in readying this important asset for our homeowners.

Cross Oak Ranch HOA - Fireworks SafetyFireworks Safety

Fireworks are synonymous with our celebration of Independence Day. Yet, the thrill of fireworks can also bring pain. 240 people on average go the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday.

Remember, fireworks can be dangerous, causing serious burn and eye injuries. You can help us prevent fireworks-related injuries and deaths. How? By working with a national, state or local organization where you live to promote fireworks safety in your community.

Follow these safety tips when using fireworks:

  • Never allow young children to play with or ignite fireworks.
  • Avoid buying fireworks that are packaged in brown paper because this is often a sign that the fireworks were made for professional displays and that they could pose a danger to consumers.
  • Always have an adult supervise fireworks activities. Parents don't realize that young children suffer injuries from sparklers. Sparklers burn at temperatures of about 2,000 degrees - hot enough to melt some metals.
  • Never place any part of your body directly over a fireworks device when lighting the fuse. Back up to a safe distance immediately after lighting fireworks.
  • Never try to re-light or pick up fireworks that have not ignited fully.
  • Never point or throw fireworks at another person.
  • Keep a bucket of water or a garden hose handy in case of fire or other mishap.
  • Light fireworks one at a time, then move back quickly.
  • Never carry fireworks in a pocket or shoot them off in metal or glass containers.
  • After fireworks complete their burning, douse the spent device with plenty of water from a bucket or hose before discarding it to prevent a trash fire.
  • Make sure fireworks are legal in your area before buying or using them.

Loose Dog Picked Up

Essex HOA just spoke with a homeowner in Cross Oak Ranch. The homeowner said that she had to call animal control because there was a dog on the loose. It was a pit bull with a white bow tie on its chest and white paws. She said that the dog was predominately grey and brown. The shelter picked him up and are in contact with her. The homeowner said that Denton County is a "kill shelter" so they have 10 days to find the owner or someone to adopt him. Please contact Essex HOA or the Denton County animal shelter if you are missing your dog.

Attention Homeowners,

Your Board of Directors has recently negotiated a special deal with Anytime Fitness located in the Paloma Creek Shopping Center near Walgreens on US State Hwy 380. For those who love to work out and like the benefit of 24 hour access, this deal is for you!

Cross Oak Ranch HOA - Fitness
Cross Oak Ranch HOA - Fitness

COR Community Awareness Day

06/28/14 from 3pm to 7pm

Field near main pool

There will be a meet and greet with your friends and neighbors here at Cross Oak Ranch! It’s summer and the weather is great so come on down! We invite allour residents to come out set up table and tell us about yourselves If you:

  • own a business, or provide local services

  • are affiliated with a local church, youth group or sports league

  • Operate a nearby business

There are no tables or slots to purchase so with your approved registration you get a spot. To register we will need to know your name and address, thename of your business, and briefly what you offer. We will not approve any incomplete registration information or inappropriate business or serviceoffering (This is a family event!). Contact Earl Sanders at corsocial12@yahoo.com with this information ormessage us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/CrossOakRanchSocialCommittee.

Please note we will not provide tables or chairs you must supply your own.

We will have music and entertainment for all ages so bring the entire family. Please visit the tables of our resident-run groups here in cross oak ranchwhere you have a voice!

Click here to download and read the flyer


Valley Brook Estates HOA - Seasonal Pool Closing

Friday, May 23th

Cross Oak Ranch Living

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The official Cross Oak Ranch website!

This site will inform residents of Cross Oak Ranch about the developments, activities and upcoming events that will support growth and enhance the community's future. We invite you to check back often so you can stay current with new announcements.

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Cross Oak Ranch HOA - Stop VandalismGym Vandalism

Recently there have been some acts of vandalism at the Association’s work out facility (gym). The Board of Directors is aware of the problem and is currently working on a solution. Should anyone note any further vandalism to the gym or have any information they would like to make available regarding the recent vandalism, please email the Management Company at info@essexhoa.com or call them at

All information received will be kept confidential.


Every home owner should have received the statement for the upcoming six months of dues to the Home Owners Association, which may include any past due accounts. Your prompt payment will ensure that there is sufficient operating funds to take care of the property, irrigation, fall color and other expenses. It also will ensure that a late payment is not applied to your account.


You may pay your assessments and view your account information when you log in to this website. If you are not a registered user, please do so by clicking the "Register" button in the top right corner.

If You Have A Question

You are encouraged to use this website as a source of definitive information that is factual and up-to-date. This site represents an objective and factual avenue to stay abreast of what is occurring or new developments you should know about.

If you have questions or comments about this web site or your association, please click on the "Contact Us" link and fill out the form. Be sure to be specifc in your inquiry so that we may better assist you.

Board of Directors

  • Greg Urech: Lennar Homes, Builder
  • Mike Gavin: Bloomfield Homes, Builder
  • Earl Sanders: Homeowner

February 28, 2014


Dear Cross Oak Ranch Homeowner,

Please note that the 2014 Assessments are due on April 1st.

As of March 1st 2014 we are no longer joint venturing the management of Cross Oak Ranch with CiraConnect, so we are moving our call center back to our main office in Carrollton and we also have changed the association bank to Association Capital.

The new contact information is as follows:

For more information on the changes and other important information please visit the Associations web at www.crossoakranchhoa.com .

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions at 972-428-2030. We look forward to working with you.

Kind Regards,

Danielle Lasclaere /Sr Association Manager
Essex Association Management LP
Dba- EHC Management

Register to Access Homeowner Content

There is so much more content you have access to as a homeowner, but you must be registered in order to access it.  Why do you have to register?  Confidential documents that pertain to homeowner members of the association are made available once a homeowner has registered and signed into the website.

Registration is quick and easy, so register today!

Cross Oak Ranch HOA - Community GardenOak Grove Community Garden

We are informing all homeowners that plots are available at the community garden. Any questions, contact Dwight Hansen 214-914-9970 or Dianne Wohletz 940-367-1540.

Third Influenza-Associated Death Reported in Denton County

DENTON COUNTY, TX … The Denton County Health Department (DCHD) has received a report of an influenza-associated death in Highland Village. The patient was a female in her 80s with underlying health conditions; vaccination status is unknown. For patient confidentiality, no further information will be released. This is the third influenza-associated death in Denton County for 2013-2014 flu season.

“High levels of influenza activity continue to be reported in Denton County,” says Juan Rodriguez, Denton County Health Department Chief Epidemiologist. “The 2009 H1N1 virus has been the predominant circulating influenza strain. If the H1N1 virus continues to circulate widely, illness that disproportionately affects young and middle-aged adults may occur this season.”

All unvaccinated residents are strongly encouraged to get immunized for the flu immediately.

“Residents should remain vigilant to protect themselves from the flu,” says Bing Burton, Denton County Health Department Director. “Remember that it takes about two weeks for the vaccine to fully protect you. Practicing good health habits and frequent handwashing, as well as staying home when you are ill will also help to protect the community’s health.”

Free flu vaccines are still available at both locations of DCHD (see locations and hours below). Visit DCHD’s Immunizations website (www.dentoncounty.com/immunizations) for more information on vaccinations offered. Visit the U.S. Health and Human Services flu website (www.flu.gov), or the CDC flu website (www.cdc.gov/flu) for details about flu symptoms, treatment, prevention tips, vaccination, and other flu topics. You can also get updates though Twitter from both agencies by following @CDCFlu or @FluGov.

DCHD Clinics:
Denton: 535 S. Loop 288, Suite 1003
(940) 349-2900
Lewisville: 190 N. Valley Pkwy., Suite 203
(972) 434-4700

Immunization Hours:
Monday – Thursday
7am – 11am, 1pm – 5pm
7am – 11am, 1pm

Cross Oak Ranch 2013 Meeting

Cross Oak Ranch
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Master Plan Recap

Builder Lots 817

Lennar Homes
Bloomfield Homes
DR Horton
Oynx Homes
tract 1A 118
tract 1B 69
tract 1C 72
tract 2 153
tract 3 164
tract 4 166
tract 5 127
tract 6 197
tract 7A 93
tract 7B 68
tract 8 154
tract 9A 91
tract 9B 61
tract 10A 88
tract 10B 79
tract 11 69
tract 12 83
tract 13 68
tract 14 81





Cross Oak Ranch - Pardon Our DustAugust 29th 2013

Dear Homeowners,

For the next few months, homeowners wanting access to the lake will have to access it from Longhorn Drive ( see DIRECTIONS BELOW). The homeowners will not be able to access the lake on the north side while the new lots are under construction. The access from the end of Wagon Trail including the roadway, parking area and all of that will not have access during construction.

When the lots are complete the sidewalks inside the tract will have access to the existing sidewalk that goes around the lake. Homeowners will not be able to access the lake off of Sagebrush either since this area will also be under construction.

The trail coming from North of the elementary school will also be ending at the property line of the new this new phase. Those using that trail will not be able to get through to the lake either.

The good news is the construction entrance is off of Naylor Road to avoid large trucks and such from coming through the community.


From the main community entryway roads go south on 720,take a right on to Martop rd, pass the church on your right, then right on to Longhorn Drive, go straight pass the island and look for the sign to the lake and path on the right before you get to the 1st home on the right on Longhorn Drive.

We just found out August 29th construction was beginning today. We apology for any inconvenience.

EHC Management

Jake's Place Park

As a young teenager, Jake Mazur loved sports and bass fishing. In 1994, Jake and his father, a former City Council member, were fishing on Lake Fork when a storm unexpectedly arose. Before returning to shore, Jake was struck and killed by lightning. Following this unfortunate accident, Mayor Harold Bowden and the City Council obtained 8.5 acres and named the park "Jake's Place" to honor and remember Jake.

Jake's Place contains two baseball fields, a basketball court, picnic benches and grills, the Duane Olson Pavilion, and playground equipment. During the spring and fall baseball seasons, the baseball fields may be reserved for organized practices by returning a completed Reservation Form and Liability Release Forms. The Duane Olson Pavilion may also be reserved by Oak Point residents.

Cross Oak Ranch HOA - Oak Point

Oak Point Boat Ramp

The Oak Point boat ramp located at the southern terminus of Lakeshore Boulevard may be used to launch boats for a nominal fee. The cost of a boat ramp pass is $2.00/day or $18.00/year. Passes may be purchased at City Hall at 100 Naylor Road. Daily passes can also be purchased using the drop box near the entrance to the boat ramp. Any vehicle parking within the boat ramp area also requires a daily or yearly pass.

Cross Oak Ranch - Emergency ServicesDENTON COUNTY

Fire Marshal  Homeland Security  Emergency Management

Joseph “Jody” A. Gonzalez
Chief / Director
9060 Teasley Lane  Denton, Texas 76210  (940) 349-2840  FAX (940) 349-2841

August 28, 2013
PRESS RELEASE: County Issues Mandatory Burn Ban

Denton County Commissioners Court yesterday instated a Local Disaster Declaration for Threat of Wildland Fire Due to Dry Conditions in Denton County.

Denton County Judge Mary Horn and the Denton County Department of Emergency Services, in the interest of fire safety and fire prevention, are asking for the cooperation of all Denton County residents with respect to outdoor burning. High winds, low humidity, and dead vegetation have contributed to the risk of large and destructive wildfires. At risk are homes, valuable property, and lives. Denton County has experienced an average of 2 wildfires per day since beginning of August with several burning more than 20 acres. Some fires are the result of careless or negligent outdoor burning, some are the result of discarded burning cigarettes from motor vehicles, and some of the fires are intentionally set.

Denton County is again experiencing dry weather with little chance for relief in the immediate future. The summer vegetation is already dying and starting to become very dry with the lack of rainfall through June and July. The early summer weather conditions did not produced adequate soil moisture and will not support vegetative growth which leaves us with a dangerous amount of wildland fire fuel. The Denton County burning ban will continue until drought conditions are alleviated.

The mandatory Burn Ban will ban all outdoor burning, include restrictions on outdoor hot work (welding and cutting torch operations), and the use of combustible materials. Violation of the court ordered burn-ban is a class C misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed $500.00. County Judge Mary Horn stated, “Prevention of potential wildland fires is essential to the safety of County residents. Wildfires can be devastating and difficult on everyone, especially farmers and ranchers; wildfires can destroy not only lives and property, but livelihood as well. With everyone’s help we can make our communities safer places to live and enjoy life.” Denton County Emergency Services Chief Jody Gonzalez stated, “Citizens should take measures to protect their home by removing unwanted combustible debris and vegetation away from their homes and be sure to keep water hoses ready accessible in the event a small fire starts. Always call 911 early to notify your fire department of any fire to assure a faster response and that complete extinguishment has occurred.

Anyone with questions, concerns or complaints about outdoor burning should contact the Denton County Department of Emergency Services at 940/349-2840 or 911 for immediate emergencies.