Fort Leavenworth Frontier Heritage Communities

Assessment inspections have begun for School of Advanced Military Studies and Command and General Staff Officer Course students. The inspection gives inspectors a chance to assess homes for any items that need to be taken care of before the final inspection. It also gives the maintenance staff insight into any items that may need to be attended to before new residents can move in.

The assessment inspections will serve as a pre-move-out inspection, but residents will still need to give Fort Leavenworth Frontier Heritage Communities a copy of their military orders and fill out a “Notice of Intent to Vacate” form at least 30 days before they intend to vacate the property.

Inspections take about 30 minutes and are scheduled by neighborhood from noon to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday with Friday as a make up day. Residents who need to reschedule should contact Lindsey Nauss at (913) 290-1373.

SAMS students’ quarters were inspected this week.

The second week of inspections is in Shawnee Village:
Feb. 3 — Hatch Street
Feb. 4 — Grierson Street
Feb. 5 — 1st Cavalry Road
Feb. 6 — Kansas Avenue and 7th Cavalry Road
Feb. 7 — makeup

The third week focuses on Kickapoo Village:
Feb. 10 — Swift Street, Dragoon Drive and Kansas Avenue
Feb. 11 — 4th Artillery Road, Johnson Drive and Dodge Street
Feb. 12 — 101-145 Hollowell Drive
Feb. 13 — 146+ Hollowell Drive
Feb. 14 — makeup

The fourth week covers the following:
Feb. 17 — Presidents’ Day (no inspections)
Feb. 18 — Infantry Barracks
Feb. 19 — Oregon Village
Feb. 20 — Pottawatomie, Iowa and Kansa Villages
Feb. 21 — Wint Avenue

The fifth week focuses on Santa Fe Village
Feb. 24 — 1-63 6th Infantry Road
Feb. 25 — Biddle Boulevard and 64-99 6th Infantry Road
Feb. 26 — 1-54 Kansas Avenue
Feb. 27 — 55-112 Kansas Avenue
Feb. 28 — makeup

KC Mission donations
FLFHC has partnered with the KC City Thrift Community Donation Center. The second Saturday of each month, items to be donated to the mission can be placed curbside before 10 a.m. For each donation, the mission will give a voucher for tax credit that can be written off income taxes. 

The mission accepts clothing, furniture and other household items but not mattresses. Separate any bulk trash from donations and place clothing and shoes inside plastic bags marked for mission donation. Anything left on the curb Monday will be collected as bulk trash and not a donation.

Valentine treat
Fort Leavenworth residents, don’t forget your Valentine. Stop by the FLFHC office after 9 a.m. Feb. 14 and pick up a treat for your sweetie while supplies last.

Holiday closures
FLFHC offices and the Self-Help Store will be closed Feb. 17 in observance of Presidents’ Day. Normal business hours will resume Feb. 18. To report a maintenance emergency or submit a work order when the offices are closed, call the 24-hour maintenance line at (913) 651-3838.

Birthday drawing
Have a child with a birthday in February? Come by the Fort Leavenworth Frontier Heritage Communities office at 220 Hancock Ave. to enter him or her into the monthly birthday drawing. All submissions must be received in the FLFHC office by Feb. 21.

Coloring contest
Children’s coloring contest sheets are available online at www.ftleavenworthfamilyhousing.com and at the FLFHC office at 220 Hancock Ave. Entries must be received by Feb. 21. Contest winners will receive a prize and have their artwork published in the FLFHC newsletter.

Utilities tip
A faucet that leaks one drip per second wastes 3,000 gallons of water per year. Contact the maintenance department to repair a leaking faucet and prevent excessive water usage.

Watch for more community event announcements on Facebook, followed by a One-Call Now e-mail message with event details, and don’t forget to follow FLFHC on Twitter. Visit the FLFHC website at www.ftleavenworthfamilyhousing.com for downloadable forms and other useful information.

Resources for on-post residents

On-post housing residents should contact these resources about housing concerns:
• The Fort Leavenworth Frontier Heritage Communities Management Office, 220 Hancock Ave., is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call (913) 682-6300.
• The FLFHC Maintenance Office and Self-Help Store, 800 W. Warehouse Road, phone number is (913) 651-3838. Residents can also submit routine maintenance requests via e-mail at fhcmaint@tmo.com.
• Garrison Housing Oversight Office, call 684-5684 or e-mail usarmy.leavenworth.imcom-central.mbx.hso@mail.mil.
• The resident’s military chain of command.
• Garrison Commander’s Office, call 684-2993 or the Commander’s Housing Concern Hotline at 684-3858.

In addition to these resources, residents can attend the monthly community mayors’ forum; attend the quarterly installation stakeholder meetings, a forum for the chain of command to share information and pass on community concerns; or participate in the quarterly Facebook town hall meetings.

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