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Dancing Bear Property Owners Association

Association

Board of Directors
Board of Directors The Dancing Bear Property Owners’ Association is a Texas corporation with five persons on its Board of Directors. The board members are elected by the property owners at the annual meeting. Board members are elected for three year terms on a staggered basis so one or two terms expire each year. The annual meetings are held in February of each year. Officers (President, Vice President, Secretary & Treasurer) are reappointed by the Board after each annual meeting.

Gate Access
Gate Access Dancing Bear is a custom home gated community with private streets. When a new home is built, the owner receives 2 remotes at no charge which can be picked up at our Pipe Creek office. Any remotes beyond the initial 2 per household cost $25 each. Lost, malfunctioning or replacement remotes also cost $25 each. Owners of lots without a home can purchase remotes for $25 each. Payments for remotes are made to "Dancing Bear POA". 

There is a telephone entry system at both gates. Guests can locate and call residents from a directory for access to the community. Each owner can have two unique entry codes: one for personal & family use and one for service providers (such as a maid or landscape services). The entry codes can be used on the gate keypad to open the gates.

Services and Utilities

Electricity
Electricity Electric service is provided by the Bandera Electric Cooperative. For connections, questions or bill payments, contact the Co-Op through their website or via email to becweb1@banderaelectric.com or their customer service line at 866-226-3372.

Water Service
Water Service Water in Dancing Bear is provided through a central water system owned and operated by Aqua Texas. The main water well for the community is at the top of the hill on PR 1717. For connections, questions or bill payments, contact Aqua Texas through their website, via email to custserv@aquaamerica.com or their customer service line at 877-987-2782.

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Mail Delivery
Mail Delivery Dancing Bear Ranch is serviced from the Castroville post office which is approximately 27 miles from the community. Since the roads in the community are private, residents receive mail at cluster boxes outside of the north gate to the community on FM 1283. For new homes, mailbox keys are obtained through C.I.A. Services. For existing homes, all mailbox issues are handled by the Castroville post office.

County Line
The majority of Dancing Bear Ranch is located in Medina County. Unit 9 with 11 lots, however is located in Bandera County. All the lots in Unit 9 are on PR 1718.

Street Addresses
Street Addresses So how do you get a street number for your new home? To get a street number you’ll need to call the "Addressing Department" for your county:

  • Medina County Addressing:  830-741-8997
  • Bandera County Addressing:  830-796-8343

Before you call, you will need to have your driveway in place in a permanent fashion or it will need to be delineated using sticks or spray paint on the ground. The County will send someone out to your lot to survey its location. It will take 7-10 days to obtain your address.

Safety & Security

Public Safety
Public Safety Dancing Bear Ranch is in an unincorporated portion of Medina County and is serviced by the Medina County Sheriff’s Department. The 24 hour dispatch number is 830-741-6150.

This is for any public safety agency, Emergency Medical Services, Police Departments/Officers, Sheriff Departments/Officers, Fire Departments/Firefighters, Law Enforcement Officers, and any First Responder. Just give us a call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week toll free 1-800-AIR-MICU (247-6428).

Texas AirLIFE: www.txairlife.com

Fire Safety
Fire Safety Because fire can so easily and rapidly destroy much of what makes our neighborhood beautiful, it is important to take the time to establish good fire safety practices. Keep in mind that besides the need for establishing a 100 ft. defensible area around your structures you could consider installing a 2,500 gallon emergency water supply tank on your Dancing Bear Ranch property. It benefits you and everyone else in the Association.

If you are going to conduct controlled burns, please contact the Medina County Sheriff’s office at (830) 741-6153.

If you have further questions regarding fire safety, please feel free to visit the Mico Volunteer Fire Department website at www.micovfd.org.

Important Contacts

San Antonio Links and Numbers
San Antonio Links and Numbers City of San Antonio
City Building Inspections: 210-207-8220
City Clerk: 210-207-7253
Code Compliance: 210-207-7230 or 311
Municipal Courts: 210-207-8970
City Planning: 210-207-7860
Traffic Enforcement: 210-207-7400
Parks & Recreation: 210-207-8480
SAPD Non-Emergency: 210-207-7273
Request City Services: 311
Animal Control: 210-207-4738
Save a Snake: 210-736-3171

Bexar County
Bexar County Sheriff: 210-335-6000
Bexar County Public Works: 210-335-6700

CPS Energy
Gas or Electric Trouble: 210-353-4357
Billing or Service Questions: 210-353-2222

San Antonio Water Systems (SAWS)
General Office: 210-704-7297
Service Trouble: 210-227-6143

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Schools

School Districts

School Districts

Dancing Bear Ranch is located in two school districts. The majority of the community is located in Medina County and is in:
 
Northside ISD (Bexar County)
 
Students attend the following schools:
 
 
 
 
Disctrict information is available on the Northside ISD website (www.nisd.net).
 
Eleven lots in Unit 9 are in:
 
 
Students attend the following schools:
 
 
 
 
District information is available on the Bandera ISD website (www.banderaisd.net).
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