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Timbers Newsletter -
Winter Sidewalk Maintenance
Residents are required to clear the sidewalks in front of
their homes of snow and ice. Place shoveled snow on the
grass between the sidewalk and you parking space or in
your yard, not on the sidewalk. Clearing ice/snow from
our sidewalks immediately keeps it form being a hazard in
Consider an elderly neighbor, by lending a helping hand.
Prior Approval is Always Needed
Please be aware that you may not alter the exterior look of your home
without first filling out a
request. AECC approval is needed prior to doing anyhome repair
projects i.e. new windows, siding, a new roof or front door, painting
(you must use association approved colors), new deck, fence,
All changes/updates must be submitted in writing and approved by
the AECC (Architectural/Environmental Control Committee). All exterior
home materials such as vinyl, windows, paint color, lighting, etc.
should fall within the AECC guidelines or have an approved variance on
fi le. Download a request form and review the Timbers Rules and
Regulations on our website.
NOTE: White is NOT an approved color in any section of the
Timbers, except for original replacement of white gutter and downspout
on sections 3 & 4. Remember, all requests for variances must be
submitted and approved by the AECC before you start, a process that can
take several weeks.
Timbers Trash Policies & Reminders
You must call American Disposal Services to
of all heavy or large items including but not limited to
appliances and furniture. There may be a disposal fee required
as the HOA does not cover this cost. Certain items such as
tires, paint cans and electronics will not be picked up. To
arrange for a pick up of any large items call 571-292-5510.
• Remember to place trash in heavy duty trash bags or a trash
can. Do not place loose items in open boxes or plastic bags.
• Trash must be placed in front of your individual home - not
in common areas. Those residents in violation are now
• Residents must remove their trash containers from the front
of their house within 24 hours after trash pick-up.
• There will be no make-up schedule for missed service due
to weather. Trash, recycling, and yard debris collections will
resume on the next regularly scheduled service day.
• Yard Debris: American Disposal will not be collecting yard
debris after December 31.
• Set recycled trash out only on Thursday mornings. You
must label your trash can, lid, and recycle container with
your house number clearly marked.
3rd Parking Passes
BLUE passes for 3rd vehicles are only
allowed to park in restricted, designated locations. Th is policy is
enforced to allow your neighbors to use spaces closest to their
townhomes. Please respect this policy and your neighbor’s right to park
their 2nd vehicle near their home.
Third parking passes may be revoked if the vehicle is not parked in a
correct location. A blue 3rd parking pass may only be used in specified
areas of sections 1 and 2. If you have a question about where to park
your 3rd vehicle, call ECM.
American Disposal Services (ADS) invites
you to “Go Green” with them by making available small recyclable bins
for $10 each. And to make recycling even easier and more convenient they
are implementing a new process called “single stream recycling” which
allows you to put all of your recycling into the same
container without having to separate.
You CAN recycle:
• All plastics not contaminated with food (including wide-mouth
• All plastic bags (bounded together)
• Glass food and beverage containers (clean and empty)
• Milk and juice cartons
• Clean aluminum and steel food and beverage cans (including pie plates,
and empty aerosol cans)
• Paper (including drink containers, mixed papers – even if it has
staples, glue, or a plastic window – newspapers, cardboard & pizza
boxes, brown bags)
• Junk mail, phone books, catalogs
• Chip and energy bar wrappers
• Cereal and food boxes
• Paperback and Hardbound books
You CANNOT recycle:
• Glass cookware
• Light bulbs
• Styrofoam cups, plates, bowls or to-go containers
• Paper plates and napkins
• Cookware or utensils (including plastic cutlery)
• Motor oil containers
Remember to set your recycling out for Thursday morning pick-up only.
Regular trash is picked up on Monday and Thursday mornings.
For more information call ADS at 703-368-0500.
Want to join a Timbers Committee?
The Board welcomes resident volunteers who’d like to
serve on Timbers Committees. Our residents can do alot to help keep our
community safe, clean and operating smoothly.
Contact East Coast Management
Recreation: Th is committee is responsible for
any pool concerns and organizing our Annual Community
Parking: This committee is responsible for conducting parking
surveys and determining pass usage.
AECC: The Architectural and Environmental Control
(AECC) Committee meets as needed to discuss and review homeowner
applications for exterior updates.
Neighborhood Watch: Consider volunteering as a
Block Captain for your neighborhood. Your time would help support our
neighborhood watch for any community concerns or violations, as detailed
in the Timbers by-laws, providing helpful information to neighbors, and
feedback to the association. If you are interested, please contact
East Coast Management.
Become a Board Member: The Timbers Board
seven community homeowners in good standing who oversee
a wide variety of community affairs, managing the Timbers
budget, and working with our management company.
There are potential openings coming up this summer, so if you
would like to take an active role in community affairs, you are
welcome to attend our next meeting in April and meet the
Help! My car was towed!
If your car was towed, call Dominion Towing:
703-730-1177 • 8474 Terminal Road, Lorton, VA 22079
for map & Directions)
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Site last updated on February 28th, 2014
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