TEXAS – Chalk drawing draws citation from HOA
BUDA, Texas (KXAN) – In many neighborhoods, playful, colorful sidewalk chalk art is a summertime staple. But in one Hays County neighborhood, parents are finding out their kids’ art isn’t a game. A homeowner in the Elm Grove Neighborhood was hit with a citation telling her to remove her children’s “chalk drawings” or risk paying a pretty hefty price. The notice from the homeowner’s association prompted her friends and neighbors to contact KXAN for answers.
Melissa McCrary moved into the Elm Grove neighborhood in Buda four years ago and says it was the kid-friendly atmosphere that drew her in. “We like it a lot,” she said. “There’s a lot of kids here which is pretty much the reason we moved here.” But she says she had no idea that her children’s drawing could draw in a citation. “I didn’t know that you could really get in trouble for that,” McCrary said. Read more: http://www.kxan.com/news/local/hays/chalk-drawing-draws-citation-from-hoa