An Overview of Lake Kiowa
Lake Kiowa is a gated community with a recreational lake, an 18-hole golf course, and community center with dining and tavern facilities. All facilities are for the use of members only and all residents are members. There are many active organizations and other recreational facilities to serve the various interests of residents.
The Lake Kiowa Property Owners Association, Inc. (LKPOA) is a private membership association incorporated under the Texas Non-Profit Corporation Act and is operated under the provisions of this act, restrictive covenants, bylaws, and the rules and policies approved by the Board of Directors. Lot owners are automatically members of the Association.
An elected, nine members Board of Directors governs Lake Kiowa. A Community Manager conducts the community’s daily affairs in accordance with the deed restrictions, bylaws, and the rules and policies approved by the Board of Directors.
A full-time Security Department provides the community 24-hour services. They man the gated front entrance, patrol the lake and grounds, enforce LKPOA rules, provide animal control, and furnish a variety of services to individual residents and the association.
A full-time Maintenance Department maintains the association’s roads, common property, facilities and equipment.
Fire and emergency medical assistance is provided by the Indian Creek Volunteer Fire Department.
Bagged or boxed household trash, garbage, lawn clippings and leaves are collected weekly by an independent contractor. Bulky items are picked up by individual agreement with the contractor. The Association organizes spring and fall cleanups each year and provides special services during these times.
All utility services are primarily underground. Cooke County Electric Co-op provides electric service, and Southwestern Bell provides phone service. The Lake Kiowa Special Utility District (LKSUD) supplies water, and cable TV service is also available.
Common Property / Recreational Facilities
The Lake Kiowa community comprises 1700 acres of which 563 acres comprise the lake itself. The lake is approximately two miles long, 2900 feet wide at its widest point and has a maximum depth of 35 feet with an average depth of 15 feet. Indian Creek and numerous springs feed the lake. The dam is approximately 1800 feet long with a 150-foot wide concrete spillway at an elevation of 700 feet above mean sea level. Several lake access areas and docks are set aside for use by property owners for fishing and boating. There is a total of 20.83 miles of paved roads within the community.
LKPOA owned common properties are for the exclusive use of members, lessees, and their guests. The properties include, but are not limited to, lake, beaches, golf course, parks, tennis/basketball court, campgrounds, picnic areas, community center, roads, and perimeter fencing.
The community has an 18-hole golf course and pro shop as well as a resident PGA golf professional. The course is equipped with USGA regulation greens and a completely automatic sprinkler system using lake water. A full-time greens superintendent and grounds keeping crew maintain the course.
A community center provides restaurant and tavern services as well as several meeting rooms for various sized functions.
Several social organizations are available for interested members and lessees.