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Manager’s Report

It’s hard to believe that the summer is almost gone. It has been a very different time with monsoon-type storms and the unusual times they have struck. The humidity arrived much earlier and, combined with the extreme heat, has made it a little uncomfortable at times. Working with various contractors on maintenance and improvement projects…

Manager’s Report

It is extremely hot and humid! In other areas around SunBird, the weekend of the Fourth of July, it poured rain for nearly five hours and then only rained five minutes in SunBird. The following weekend it stormed for two days. Summer maintenance and projects are moving forward. New ADA-compliant handrails have been installed at…

Manager’s Report

Layne Varney We are now right in the middle of summer, and it’s HOT! About 400 common area trees, including mesquite, Palo Verde, and acacia trees are being thinned and access trimmed. The thinning helps keep the trees healthy and open in the middle. When strong gusts of winds blow, it also reduces the risk…

Manager’s Report

Layne Varney, General Manager The weather this spring has been great for enjoying the outdoors and life. During the month of May, the temperature has been in the 90s, for the most part, and on a few occasions, reached the low 100s. In June the temperatures are expected to rise to 110. Although the weather…

Manager’s Report

Layne Varney, General Manager The weather has been great, COVID-19 vaccinations are rolling out, COVID-19 cases in Maricopa County have been decreasing (at this time), and it looks like we have light at the end of what has been a very long tunnel. Although this is all good news, it is strongly recommended by the CDC…

Manager’s Report

Layne Varney, General Manager The State of Arizona is finally on the decline of COVID-19 cases after reaching worldwide record levels of high numbers of positive cases. Although the COVID-19 cases are now declining in Arizona, they still are at concerning high levels. Many SunBird residents have been receiving vaccinations or are in the process…

Manager’s Report

Layne Varney, General Manager SunBird Holiday Golf Cart Express Parade was a great experience, with nearly 200 golf carts participating in both nights of fun. Golf carts were decorated and drivers dressed up, met at the clubhouse, and separated into two groups to drive through the streets of SunBird, spreading holiday cheer. Many people were…

Manager’s Report

Layne Varney, General Manager 2021 is finally here! Many stayed up late New Year’s Eve just to make sure that the clock passed by midnight, leaving 2020 behind and in the past. The year 2020 will go down in the history books forever for posterity to read about some day in the future and wonder…

Manager’s Report

Layne Varney, General Manager It has been an interesting and challenging year with the effects of COVID-19 and how to operate and maintain a thriving SunBird Community. This has been a learning experience for everyone and a reality check on how life can change so quickly. As the weather is finally terrific and reaching ideal…

Manager’s Report

Layne Varney, General Manager It has been one of the hottest summers, breaking records of consecutive days of temperatures over 110 degrees. Still, no monsoon storms, except for the very quick one that passed over several months ago in early June. Regardless, the maintenance work and improvement projects continue onward in SunBird. Last year a…