- Message from the Business Director
- Suicide awareness: Recognize the signs and know the resources
- Resident Energy Conservation Program
- Labor Day Office Hours
- Holiday Lights
- Pet Waste
- If you don’t want to miss a thing… update!
- Green corner
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Winter preparedness is important as we transition into the fall and winter months. At Corvias Military Living, we do our best to improve your quality of life and overall housing experience. To us, this means making your life easier and taking chores off your plate when we can. As part of this, Corvias Military will manage snow for roadways and sidewalk areas located throughout the housing community when there are two or more inches of snow.
Residents are responsible for clearing personal walkways and the driveway at your residence. Sand can be picked up at the Community Office as a self-help item to assist with clearing your personal driveway. By providing a copy of deployment orders to the Community Office, Corvias will manage snow removal for walkways and driveways of deployed, active-duty service members and their families. For proper snow removal from the streets and for emergency vehicle access, we ask that you ensure that your cars are removed from the street. There are several ways to prepare your home and family for freezing winter temperatures. First, never turn off your home’s heating system and ensure that windows and doors remain closed in the winter. Turning off the heat or causing cold air to pass through openings in the home can cause water pipes in the walls to freeze and break. Also make sure you have your car winterized with an engine block heater, oil pan heater, battery blanket and snow tires. These steps will help you safely maximize your winter experience in Alaska.
If you have any questions or concerns, we are here for you. You can call us at 907-372-2300 or stop by the Community Office.
Service Members and their families are strong and face many adventures throughout their military career. Military life can also be stressful at times and some may start to feel isolated, overwhelmed, or angry when dealing with challenging situations. These reactions can be common responses to life events. However, these feelings may be signs of more serious conditions. People coping with challenges may feel like there is no escape from their symptoms, leading them to have thoughts of suicide. If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) – press ‘1’ for the Military Crisis Line or send a text to 838255. You can also visit http://www.militarycrisisline.net.
If you or someone you know is talking about suicide get them assistance immediately with these three steps – Ask, Care, Escort. Ask your loved one if they are thinking of killing themselves. Care for your loved one – actively listen to show understanding, remove any means that could be used for self-injury. Escort your loved one – never leave them alone! Escort them to their chain of command, a chaplain, a behavioral health professional, or primary care provider.
The Resident Energy Conservation Program is an Air Force energy conservation program congressionally supported by a Department of Defense policy which holds residents of privatized housing responsible for their utility usage. This program helps residents “Go Green” by becoming accountable for their gas and electric bills.
This Air Force program places the responsibility for utility consumption on each resident. A monthly energy baseline is calculated by averaging the energy consumption of occupied “like homes” on the installation. The established average baseline is covered by the utility component of the service member’s basic allowance for housing (BAH). This is a rolling average which is recalculated monthly. This average will be used to establish that month’s actual credit or bill. Those who consume energy conservatively may earn a rebate. Those who choose to use energy less conservatively may be billed for their “excess” consumption.
In order to manage this more efficiently, payment of bills and credits will be subject to a minimum trigger point of $50. If the amount owed to you as a credit or by you as a bill is less than $50, that amount will accrue to the next month. Once any amount owed by you or to you is $50 or greater, a bill will be generated or a rebate check will be issued.
Starting Oct. 1, there will be a three-month “mock billing” period in which residents will receive a consumption report, but will not be required to take action. Additionally, refunds will not be distributed at this time. This period will be used to ensure all meters are working properly and the groupings are as fair as possible. The first “live bill” will be distributed in Feb. 2017 for Jan. 2017 utility usage. We encourage you to use the “mock billing” period to monitor your homes utility usage in order to make any necessary adjustments prior to receiving your first “live bill.”
View Frequently Asked Questions here.
View Green Tips on conserving energy here.
For any questions or concerns please call the Community Office at 907-372-2300.
The Corvias Community Office at Eielson Air Force Base will have limited office hours on Labor Day. The office will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Monday September 5th, 2016. Corvias maintenance staff will be on call during the holiday. Please contact 907-372-2302 for all maintenance and emergency issues.
Starting September 1st, Eielson AFB Residents can start putting up their holiday decorations. With the cold weather coming we want to make sure you can hang your lights before the snow falls! Please remember no decorations of any kind can be placed on the roof of the homes and lights should only be used 30 days before the holiday and 15 days after. For more information regarding holiday lights, please refer here to our Resident Responsibility Guide.
We ask all residents to pick up their pet’s waste to ensure the safety and beauty of their yard. If left in the yard, pet feces can cause lawn burn or dead patches. Picking up pet waste before your scheduled lawn care service ensures the safety of landscapers, residents and your pet. If pet waste is not picked up by 0800 on the day of your scheduled lawn care, your yard will not be mowed and you will be responsible.
Please ensure when taking dogs for walks that you pick up their pet waste – help keep our community clean!
Stay up-to-date on resident events, community information and emergency notifications. Please take a moment to update your families contact information here, because we don’t want you to miss a thing that is going on in your community! By providing us with a working phone number and two current e-mail addresses we will be able to contact you in a timely fashion for maintenance requests, event information and more.
Do you know how much water a 4-minute shower uses? 20-40 gallons! Conserve water and take shorter showers or turn the faucet off between soaping and rinsing.
Your community calendar can help you stay up-to-date on trash, recycling, lawn care, resident events and community activities.
You can even sync your community calendar with a personal Google calendar by clicking on the +Google button on the bottom right-hand corner of the calendar.
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Sept 5th – Labor Day – Community Offices open 9am-1pm
Sept 13th – Arctic Nite Lanes Grand Opening 1pm-3pm
Check out Eielson FSS events in the Talon Magazine!