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Spring Cleanup Scheduled for June 6-9

published: May 2nd, 2024 by

Green Waste Only; No Dumpsters Dumpster Days was conceived as a bonus service for Pinebrook residents. It was historically a joint Pinebrook Master Association and Pinebrook Homeowners Association initiative.  Unfortunately, in recent years the hazards and costs — and visual blight — eclipsed the benefits. The event became a draw for an ever-larger volume of residents from well beyond Pinebrook. It became a magnet for dumpster diving with even small children climbing into the dumpsters walking through broken shards of glass and shrapnel. People were depositing furniture and other discards all over the parking lot when the containers reached their… Read More »

Cash for Homeowner Fire Safety Projects

published: March 7th, 2024 by

Pinebrook has again been awarded grant funds from the Utah Watershed Restoration Initiative (WRI) which are available to Pinebrook residents now through June 15, 2024. This grant provides partial reimbursement to Pinebrook property owner for costs incurred creating defensible space around Pinebrook residences using Firewise Landscaping concepts.  $50,000 in total funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis and must be used by June 15, 2024.  A maximum grant award of $6,000 per property is available and awards will range from 25% to 75% of the cost of each project.  Completion of an application will notify the Pinebrook Fire Safety Committee (PFSC) of a homeowner’s interest in… Read More »

Controlled Pile Burning to Continue

published: November 14th, 2023 by

Nov 20 – After successful burning yesterday along Two Mile Creek below Ecker Hill in Unit 4 and above iDare Trail and around Lower Meeks Trail in Unit 5, work will continue today, November 20, in Unit 3 above and behind Ecker Hill Middle School. Nov 18 – Crews will continue burning tomorrow, November 19, in Unit 5 above the iDare Trail and around Lower Meeks Trails, and in Unit 6 farther up and away from the Stone Steps Trail. Too, burning will begin in Unit 4 along Two Mile Creek below Ecker Hill. Nov 16 – While crews are… Read More »

Community Event – Wildfire Safety & Prevention

published: May 8th, 2023 by

May 20th, 10AM – 1PM Information tables during the entire event will cover the following fire safety topics: Plus, there will be tables hosted by local arborists and tree service companies, as well as Basin Recreation and High Valley Transit. Speakers, too – from 11am to noon including Park City Fire, the Summit County Fire Warden, Summit County Emergency Management and the Pinebrook Fire Safety Committee. Free lunch (up to $10 value) for any Pinebrook resident that comes and participates at the event. We expect that a fire truck will be joining us too! Please email us at pinebrookfiresafety@gmail.com with… Read More »

Controlled Burning Underway

published: November 3rd, 2022 by

Wednesday, Nov 9 – Controlled burning continues behind the Ecker Hill Middle School, and has begun along Two Mile Creek between Buckboard and Big Spruce. The Pinebrook Master Association (PMA) will be performing controlled pile burning in the near future. This work, to be undertaken by local forestry expert Alpine Forestry, should occur in November or December of 2022 and will begin when an approved “burn window” is opened by state and local authorities; see below map with the areas in which burning will occur. We are told it is possible work could begin as soon as this weekend (Nov.… Read More »

Fire Safety Events

published: October 15th, 2022 by

The Fire Safety Committee wishes to make Pinebrook residents aware of a number of upcoming events and activities. A Walk in Pinebrook with one of our Resident Wildland Firefighters – Brad Washa will lead a 90 minute educational hike along the Spring Creek Trail on Saturday, October 29th to share information about the Pinebrook Fire Safety Committee’s professional forestry efforts over the past three years, to talk about the work done already and what’s planned for later in 2022 and early 2023, and to answer your questions. Please plan to meet at the Ecker Hill Park (beneath the old ski… Read More »

Chipper Days, Oct 7th and 8th

published: September 27th, 2022 by

The Pinebrook Master Association and Pinebrook HOA are hosting fall chipping at the Pinebrook Park on Friday, October 7th, and Saturday, October 8th from 7am to 5pm for Pinebrook residents ONLY. This is for trees, branches, brush, and other such debris. Branches may not be larger than 8″ in diameter, and no shorter than 3′ in length as to not clog the chipper. There will be NO dumpsters as in the spring, only wood chipping. If a landscape company is hired to help with your cleanup, please make sure they are only acting on your behalf. They are not allowed… Read More »