Friday Flash
Weekly Community News Bulletin

March 10, 2017

AROUND BRAMBLETON


INSIDE BCA  

Resident Comment Period Open for Parks 3 & 4 - After a year of input, discussions, and study, the Grounds & Facilities Committee has submitted its recommendation for Parks 3 and 4 to the BCA Board of Directors for their consideration and adoption.  During the Resident Comment Period, which runs from March 10th - March 24th at 12:00 PM, Brambleton residents throughout the neighborhood are encouraged to review the recommendation and proposed comprehensive park plans, and provide the Board with comments and feedback on the plans.  Residents may email their comments to CIP@brambleton.org or present their comments in person at a Special Board Meeting to be held on March 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Brambleton Corner Clubhouse.  

Be Notified - While BCA makes every effort to communicate important information to residents via the Friday Flash and Newsletter, some residents may wish to stay up-to-date on certain topics that may not interest or apply to others (pool closures, fertilizer and pesticide application, etc.).  Use the "Notify Me" feature on our website to sign up for our other notifications, and stay informed on all things Brambleton.

Job Openings at BCA - BCA is seeking candidates for the following full-time positions.  To see full job descriptions or to apply, please visit our Careers page.  No phone calls, please.

  • Covenants Advisor - Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 2 years of service-focused work history in community association management or related field, a detailed and organized approach to work, and be professional and self-motivated. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are also a must. 
  • Park & Facilities Attendant - Ideal candidates will have strong communication skills and a friendly, professional demeanor. Customer service background is a plus. Position requires regular evenings and weekends, with the flexibility to work extended hours on short notice.


DEVELOPER NEWS

Birchwood at Brambleton – The Developer has begun construction activity on their active adult community, with blasting scheduled to start on or around March 20th.  Blasts are typically preceded by a series of short warning sounds, and steps will be taken to reduce any negative impact on residents.  Access through or in active construction areas is prohibited.  Be sure not to access the adjacent pond through this area.  Please use caution when traveling Creighton Road between the commuter lot and Loudoun County Parkway.

Brambleton’s Developer Continues to Perform Bond Release Activity Throughout the Community - Work typically begins in the early morning and is complete by the early afternoon.  In addition to the ongoing development in the community, for the week of 3/13/17, bond release activity may occur in the following sections (see site map for locations):

  • Section 18



LIFESTYLES

Scavenger Hunt with Bruno - April 1st - 14th.  It's back!  Kids aged 8-12 will use clues to find spots throughout Brambleton for a chance to win prizes.  More info here.

Bramble-Bunny Egg Hunt - April 8th, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM at Legacy Park.  Registration is required.  Open to Brambleton residents only.  Click here for more info and to sign up!

Spring Yard Sale Coming - April 29th, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM at Brambleton Community Center.  Registration is open, so grab your spot now!

Brew Fest Tickets On Sale Now! - May 20th, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM.  Check out over 25 local breweries, live music, and more!  More info here.

Cotillion, College Prep, and Everything In Between - Check out our Children's Programming page to see what's coming up.

COMMUNITY


Register Now for Step Sisters' Ribbon Run 5k -  Sign-up to run or walk by March 18th to guarantee your race shirt.  To learn more about the race and how it benefits local breast cancer patients, visit the website.

COVENANTS


Highlight on Design Guidelines – At this time of year, the Association receives a high volume of applications for fences, patios, and decks. Please review the guidelines and submission requirements for all modifications prior to applying here. If you have questions please contact designreview@brambleton.org.

Growing Season - With the onset of spring showers, grass maintenance is quickly upon us. Weeds enjoy the spring as well, and now is a great time to add pre-emergent weed control to your lawn. Please contact covenants@brambleton.org with any questions.


Design Review Meeting Scheduled for March 13, 2017

  • Applications may be submitted up to 5:00 PM on March 13, 2017 in the office or in the drop box outside the office door before 9:00 AM, March 13th, or
  • Via email to designreview@brambleton.org up to 5:00 PM March 13, 2017 (please include your property address in the subject line), or
  • You can bring it to the meeting beginning at 7:00 PM.  

For questions regarding the design review process or guidelines, please visit the website or email designreview@brambleton.org, or call 703-542-6263.

TALK OF THE TOWN CENTER


Bella Ballerina -  "Once Upon A Time" Spring Break camp only has a few more spaces left!  Register today!  Full and half day options are available. 

COUNTY CORNER


LoCo Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event - March 25th, 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM at Leesbury Park & Ride.  More info, including a list of accepted materials, can be found here


COMMUNITY RESOURCES


Parks and Recreation Activity Guide - See what camps and programs the County has lined up for kids this spring and summer.

Developmental Services - Information about county services for individuals with developmental disabilities can be found here or by calling 703-777-0377.


MARK YOUR CALENDARS


Monday, March 13

Covenants Committee Meeting, 7:00 PM - BCA Management Office

Tuesday, March 14

Safety & Security Committee Meeting, 7:30 PM - BCA Management Office


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