Stratford Forest Polar Express Train Ride

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Come join us for the
Stratford Forest Polar Express Train Ride,
Homemade Chili, Cake and Cookie Contest!!

No need to worry about dinner, City Barbeque has us covered!
Stratford Forest Pool House
Sunday, December 22, 2019
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

‘tis the season to be thankful for community”

Please RSVP at boardofdirectors@stratfordforest.com so that we have enough chili, cake, and cookies for attendees to sample. Chili must be hot and ready for sampling. All are invited to enter the contest!

Read the flyer: Stratford Forest Christmas Flyer 2019

2019 Annual HOA Meeting

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Annual HOA Meeting

September 25th at 6:30pm

Registration starts at 6pm with pizza served and the meeting starts at 6:30pm.

Upcoming Events

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Mark Your Calendars for These Upcoming Events

Easter egg Hunt
April 13th, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m
Neighborhood Yard Sale
May 4th, 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m
 Pool Opening –Block Party
May 18th
time to be determined

Stratford Forest Polar Express

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Come join us for the
Stratford Forest Polar Express Train Ride,
Chili and Cookie Contest

Stratford Forest Pool House
 Sunday, December 16, 2018
 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

‘tis the season to be thankful —
especially for homemade cookies and chili!

Please RSVP at boardofdirectors@stratfordforest.com so that we have enough food to serve attendees.

Please sign-up for the chili cook off and/or cookie baking contest when you RSVP. Chili must be hot and ready for sampling. 

Halloween Pre-Trick-or-Treat Meet Up

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Halloween Pre-Trick-or-Treat Meet Up
Wednesday, October 31st
5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Calling All Kids!!!
The Stratford Forest Social Committee
invites you to join friends for an old-fashioned
Halloween Costume Pre-trick-or-treat meet up!
Wednesday, October 31st
5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
The Friendly Ghost Pool House
8801 Boo Street
Bobbing for Apples, Spooky Food,
and Lots of Trick-or-Treat Goodies
Prize for best costume RSVP:

Fall Community Yard Sale

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Fall Community Yard Sale

October 13th
7am to 1pm

Fall Community Yard Sale Information


Clean out the garage, attic, closets, and storage shed! Who knows what treasures lurk in the dark corners of our homes…

On the day of the yard sale, simply place balloons or ribbons on your mailbox or a sign in your yard (please remember to remove them immediately following the sale). We will post our sale on Nextdoor for other neighborhoods to see. Feel free to post to other platforms that you trust. We will place a large sign at the corner of Sam Furr Rd. and Northcross Dr. and additional signs in the community. Please setup on time or shoppers might put our community on the “do not support list”.

Tip: Arrange everything in your garage the night before. If you need to set up on a driveway or yard, have everything near the door so you can set it up quickly the next morning.

Annual Meeting

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Annual Meeting

The Stratford Forest Homeowners Association Annual Meeting will be held on September 19, 2018 at 6:30 pm at the Stratford Forest Pool House, 8801 Forest Shadow Circle.

Stratford Forest Annual Meeting Notice 2018 (1)

Community Survey

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The Board of Directors is completing a study regarding the tennis court and we want to hear from you. Please complete the survey link below to help us better determine where our community needs improvement.

Please click this link to complete the survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Stratford-Forest-Survey

Stratford Forest Board of Directors

2018 Pool Rules

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I-77 Project

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I-77 Project


Please find below the response from NCDOT about the noise walls and the process/possibility of noise walls for Stratford Forest as part of the I-77 project. In addition to the communication below, we were informed that they apply the NCDOT Noise Policy consistently across all projects.  Where no noise impact occurs, as specified by our Policy, we are unable to consider noise abatement.  And although the community may not be pleased with the answer, there is no appeals process for noise walls.  Unless something changes with the project, or new information comes to light that we were not previously aware of, this is the final answer.

Response from NCDOT:
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) established the NCDOT Traffic Noise Abatement Policy to comply with Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) rules regarding traffic noise (found in Title 23 Code of Federal Regulations Part 772 – Procedures for Abatement of Highway Traffic Noise and Construction Noise).  These documents require that traffic noise analyses be performed for all Type I projects, which are essentially all projects involving construction of new highways or widening existing highways.  We use computer models to predict future noise levels along proposed highway projects and, when the predicted traffic noise levels reach certain thresholds, our policy requires that noise reduction methods be considered.  If the noise reduction measures meet feasibility and reasonableness criteria detailed in our policy, they are implemented into highway plans and constructed as part of the highway project.  All noise reduction methods must remain within the constraints of the feasibility and reasonableness criteria defined within our policy.

A detailed traffic noise analysis was completed for the I-77 Express Lanes project which included the section near Mapledale Court, Oakmoor Court, Shadow Bark Drive, and Forest Shadow Circle.  The lack of a noise wall in any particular area indicates that either noise levels did not reach levels high enough to require consideration of a noise wall or the area did not meet the feasibility and reasonableness criteria noted above and, therefore, a noise wall was not justified for construction.

In the case of your community, Stratford Forest, the minimum residential exterior threshold level that requires noise reduction consideration – 66 decibels – would not occur adjacent to the homes along I-77; consequently, no noise reduction was considered for your community and none is proposed. This does not mean that you won’t be bothered by traffic noise, but rather that noise levels weren’t predicted to be high enough as required by our noise policy for a noise wall to be considered.

I hope this information sufficiently answers your questions.  For additional information, please contact me at (919) 707-2728 or teroberts1@ncdot.gov.

Tracy Roberts, AICP
(919) 707-2728