Friday Flash
Weekly Community News Bulletin

May 11, 2018

AROUND BRAMBLETON


INSIDE BCA

VDOT Street Maintenance - VDOT is actively filling cracks on Brambleton streets in preparation for the future application of slurry seal. Specific dates are not available at this time, but “No Parking” signs with precise dates will be posted at least three business days prior to work starting. Work will take place in the Legacy neighborhoods around the Community Center and “Acorn” Park. Click here for more information from VDOT, including a map of Brambleton streets affected by this work.

Beacon Crest Pool Opens This Weekend - Beacon Crest pool will be open on weekends from 11 AM to 6 PM until Memorial Day weekend. Find all of the Brambleton pool information you need at www.brambletonhoa.com/pools.

Do You Have Your Pool Pass? - New to the community? Changed addresses recently? Brambleton’s pool passes are good for life as long as you haven’t moved or changed addresses. Visit www.brambletonhoa.com/pools and check out the Related Documents section for details on pool pass registration and required documents for tenants. For questions about pool passes, please contact hoa@brambleton.org or 703-542-6263.

Visualize 2045 Public Forum - The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board will be hosting a public forum in Leesburg on Wednesday, May 16th to discuss transportation initiatives with residents in order to obtain feedback for their Visualize 2045 long-range transportation plan. The meeting will take place from 7 PM to 9 PM at the Loudoun County Government Center (1 Harrison Street SE, Leesburg). More information can be found here.

Townhome Ground Maintenance: Section 24 Herbicide NoticeThe Association’s contractor will be applying RoundUp within the next 3-10 days on residential lots participating in the grounds maintenance program. A 2-3” strip of grass will be sprayed to assist with trimming and reduce the potential of damage to property. The herbicide will be sprayed around fences, a/c units, decks/stairs, or other areas that can be damaged by the trimmers. Impacted owners can opt out of this service by completing this form and emailing it to operations@brambleton.org.


DEVELOPER NEWS

New Construction Activity in Birchwood - Clearing activity is underway and will continue for approximately the next two months. Once this phase is complete, blasting operations will begin. Prior to blasting work, pre-blasting survey opportunity notices will be provided as required by the county.

Bond Release Activity - Bond release work is currently being performed in Sections 27 and 33. Section 33 is experiencing concrete break and replacement work; this may impact ingress and egress of driveways. Residents will be notified by the developers contractor if they are affected by this work. The sections map can be found here.

Active Construction Zones Access through or in active construction areas is prohibited.
Please use caution when traveling near these areas.



LIFESTYLES

Bram Brew Fest - Join us for our annual Bram Brew Fest on Saturday, May 19th from 1 PM to 6 PM! New this year, enjoy unlimited pours with your General Admission ticket! Buy your General Admission tickets online before the event to save $5!

Brew Fest Volunteers - Volunteers receive a sweet Bram Brew Fest T-shirt and a General Admission ticket to the festival. Don’t hesitate, spots fill up fast! Click here to sign up.

Red White & BRAM - This year’s Red White & BRAM Tailgate Party will take place on Saturday, June 30th from 6 PM to 10 PM. The festival will include backyard games, live music, and a laser light show! Visit the event page for more details, including tailgating information.


EATLOCO BRAMBLETON MARKETPLACE

What's Happening at the EatLoCo Brambleton Marketplace - Come to the corner of Legacy Park and Olympia Dr every Sunday from 9 AM to 1 PM to support local farmer and artisan vendors! Enjoy great meats, produce, pastries, jewelry, soaps, and more! Visit the Brambleton Marketplace page on the EatLoCo website for vendor and event information. The Loudoun County High School Tri-M group will be performing at the marketplace on this Sunday, May 13th.


COMMUNITY

Touch-a-Truck Event - Head out to Rock Ridge High School for the Rock Ridge Band's Annual Touch-a-Truck Event on Saturday, May 12th from 9 AM to 2 PM. Get behind the wheel, meet the drivers, and enjoy face painting as you help support the Rock Ridge Band! Click here for more information.

Ladies Night Out - Join StoneSprings Hospital Center at Painting with a Twist for Ladies Night Out on Wednesday, May 16th! Grab your gal pals for a fun evening of food, wine, painting, and valuable information about women's health!

Dulles Greenway Drive for Charity - The 11th annual Drive for Charity takes place on Thursday, May 17th. Dulles Greenway tolls collected on this day will be divided among scholarship recipients and local charities, including the Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy and the Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter. Click here for more information.

Global 6K Walk for Water - Brambleton Presbyterian Church is excited to be a host site for the Global 6K Walk for Water on Saturday, May 19th at 8 AM. More information can be found on their website.


COMMUNITY STANDARDS

Time to Mow! - As the grass starts to grow, BCA reminds residents to review the Property Maintenance Standards, which include the requirement that all turf must be maintained at a height not to exceed six (6) inches. Proactive inspections for compliance with these standards are ongoing throughout the community. To report concerns, please contact communitystandards@brambleton.org.

Design Review - The next meeting for Design Review will be on Monday, May 14th. Applications can be submitted via email to designreview@brambleton.org. If you have any questions regarding the design review process or guidelines, please visit the website or call 703-542-6263. 
 
Landscape Bed Maintenance - Turf areas and mulched landscape beds are to be kept as weed-free as reasonable. At no time shall weeds exceed more than 25% of the total turf area or 10% of mulched areas. Mulching landscape beds is one of the best ways to prevent weeds from growing out of control. More information and tips on landscape bed maintenance can be found here. Please contact the Community Standards team with any questions or to report a concern.


TALK OF THE TOWN CENTER

Rhino Chasers Run Club - Our Rhino Chasers Run Club is back! Join us every Tuesday evening at Lost Rhino Retreat starting at 6 PM. Take your pick of a 1-mile, 3-mile, or 5-mile run, then come back to the bar/patio to enjoy beers and dinner. All run club members receive 10% off their check! The next run is scheduled for Tuesday, May 15th.

Brambleton May Blog UpdateGet the scoop on the latest Brambleton news and events in our May update, including fun suggestions for Mother’s Day weekend in Brambleton!

Costa Family & Cosmetic Dentistry - Refer your friends and family to us for a chance to win the Summer-Stuffed Yeti Tundra 45 Cooler - filled with Yeti Cooler Accessories, His/Hers 30 oz Tumblers, a Viva Sol Premium Bocce Ball Set, and more!


COUNTY CORNER


LCSO Sobriety Checkpoint - The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Friday, May 11th, which will begin shortly after 10 PM. Members of the LCSO Auxiliary Unit and volunteers from the Loudoun Chapter of MADD will assist with the checkpoint.

Bike to Work Day - The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed Friday, May 18th as Bike to Work Day in Loudoun County. Registration is underway, and the event is held rain or shine. The County will host two pit stop celebrations adjacent to the W&OD Trail where registrants can pick up free T-shirts, enjoy refreshments, and win prizes. To register and find more information, visit www.loudoun.gov/biketowork.

Waze Connected Citizens Program - Loudoun County is taking steps to help reduce traffic congestion by participating in the Waze Connected Citizens Program. Local incident data from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is being shared with Waze in order to provide motorists with real-time traffic information. Waze also provides traffic data to the county for mapping and analysis. More information can be found here.


COMMUNITY RESOURCES


Lyme Disease Awareness Month - The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has recognized May 2018 as Lyme Disease Awareness Month in an effort to raise awareness about the disease. More information about Lyme disease in Loudoun County, including tips on how to prevent the spread of the disease, is available online at www.loudoun.gov/lyme.


MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Monday, May 14th

Covenants Committee Meeting, 7 PM - BCA Management Office

Tuesday, May 15th

Ad Hoc Technology Committee Meeting, 7 PM - BCA Management Office


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