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TLO-Board Meeting
August 17, 2018

TLO’s board meeting is schedule:

AUGUST–Monday, August 20th, 6:30 p.m. at Greenwood Mill ES Activity Room

OCTOBER-Monday, October 22nd, 6:30 p.m. at Greenwood Mill ES Activity Room

All homeowner’s are welcome to attend.

 

 
Republic Services Trash/Recycling schedule for next week
May 24, 2018

Due to the holiday next week the recycle service for Twin lakes will be sliding one day. 

Recycle pick-up will be on Wednesday, next week only.  Trash services will remain on Thursday.

 
May 22nd board meeting has been scheduled for June 25th
May 23, 2018

My apologies for inconveniencing all the homeowners that showed up for the meeting on Tuesday, May 22nd.

The May 22nd board meeting has been rescheduled: Monday, June 25th

6:30 p.m.

Greenwood Mill Recreation Room.

 
Owner Access Portals
April 25, 2018

Coventry Group is now offering Owner Access portals (see the new link in the sidebar) to allow you to access your association account details. From the portal, you can view your current account balance, check your payment history, pay your assessments online, view pending violations or open work orders, communicate with your association manager and more.

If we have your email address on file, an email was sent to you with your confirmation code. If you need a confirmation code, please email our office manager. Include your name, community name, property address within the community and your email address. We need ALL of this information to verify each homeowner. To learn your way around the new owner access, please see the Owner Access Introduction.

 
Community Newsletter  April 9th, 2018
April 13, 2018

New Year, New Board

At February’s HOA Meeting a new Board of Directors was installed to serve and represent the collective interests of TLO Homeowners.  The new Leadership Team includes:

Joe Reger, President             Steve Arnold, Vice President           Ted Upson, Treasurer
Jocelyn Abbot, Secretary     Brian Harris, Member at Large

We would like to thank Eric Fox for his many years of service to the TLO Homeowners and assistance in aiding the transition process!

Want to know more about what is going on around TLO?

The most up to date information can be found on our website: http://twinlakes.hoa.coventrygrp.com/

Want an e-mail?  Send your e-mail address(es) to Lisa Nokes lnokes@coventrygrp.com to be added to our community email list for news on upcoming meetings, community events, and alerts.

Come to our next HOA meeting at Greenwood Mill Elementary: May 22nd at 6:30pm

Help Wanted!

There are tons of opportunities to lend a hand; Architecture Review Board, Newsletter, and the Social Committee.  Please contact Lisa Nokes if you are able to assist the TLO Community!

First Quarter Update
Lake Maintenance

The Board has put a lot of effort as of late into maintenance around our beautiful lake.  Late winter storms knocked over 5 trees along the path that required removal as they created an unsafe situation.  The issue was first reported by a resident to whom we are very grateful.

We are also undertaking a major clean up along the West shoreline and path of the lake, removing previously cut brush and damaged trees.  The clean up is expected to be complete by mid April.  Residents who frequent the lake will notice that the graffiti has been painted over adjacent to Canyon Road.  Please report vandalism to the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (540) 662-6168.

Unfortunately, the local beaver population enjoys our lake as well.  We have trapped and removed one beaver so far (late March) and are on the lookout for his friends.  Please report any suspected beaver activity!

Richmond American Construction

We are fortunate to have Brian Harris on our Board who is the Director of Land Development for Richmond American Homes.  Brian and Richmond American have been very responsive to the concerns raised by Residents, The Board, and our Community Manager.   There are unavoidable challenges in widespread construction.  We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work through the associated issues.

Reserve Study is Underway

Miller & Dodson has been engaged to provide an analysis of our Financial Reserves.  This is a regularly planned 3rd party audit to ensure that we are accruing enough funds for the long term repair and replacement needs of our community.  The Board is reviewing a preliminary draft.  There will likely be additional conversation at our next Board Meeting and information sharing.

The Way Forward

Community Yard Sale

The TLO Annual Community Yard Sale will be April 13 &14 from 8am to 1pm.  The rain date is the following weekend, April 20 & 21 also 8am to 1pm.

Additional Lake Maintenance

The Board will be evaluating Requests for Proposal (RFP’s) to address some of the water run-off issues on the path that follows the South-West shoreline of the lake.  The RFP seeks to address a combination of soil erosion, obstructive trees and clean out of the storm water discharges.  We will also be reviewing and likely patching or replacing some sections of the lake path due to cracking and separation.

Updated TLO Directory

We are updating our directory last created in 2015.  Only neighbors who participate by sharing their information will be issued a copy of the directory.   Please email Lisa Nokes by the end of April with your information at lnokes@coventrygrp.com or give the below form to one of our board members.

DIRECTORY INFORMATION

Full Homeowner Name(s):  _____________________________

Address:  ___________________________________________

Phone number(s): ____________________________________

OPTIONAL: children’s name(s) and grade(s) entering fall 2018 (or age if not yet in school); or generalize by providing gender & grade (boy, grade 2 and girl, 6 months):________________________

 __________________________________________________

 
ARB VACANCIES
April 5, 2018

ATTENTION ALL HOMEOWNERS:

TLO’s Architectural Review Board has 3 vacancies to fill. Please click on the following link to see what the duties of this committee include:

ArticleVII ARB

If you are interested, please contact Lisa Nokes, lnokes@coventrygrp.com, 540-535-0816.

 
Clean-up around the lake and beavers
March 29, 2018

Advantage Property Management will be starting a clean-up project approved by the board around the lake in the next week or so. This project is expected to take about a week to complete. A majority of the clean-up will be on the left path that leads to the culvert.  Please try to avoid this area between 8-5  as the crew will be using machinery to assist with the clean-up.

The management company also found evidence that a beaver(s) is in the lake during a recent neighborhood inspection.   The board has been notified and a trapper has been hired to locate the beaver(s) and remove it/them from the lake before any more damage is done.  The trapper will begin his search for the beaver at dusk on Friday, March 30th.

Please feel free to contact Lisa Nokes, Community Manager with any questions or concerns you may have.

 
REPUBLIC SERVICES-TRASH WILL BE PICKED UP 3-23-2018
March 22, 2018

Attention all homeowner’s:

Due to the inclement weather, Republic Services is on a one-day delay.  Trash will be picked up Friday, March 23rd.

 
TLO’s ROADS ARE STATE MAINTAINED
March 21, 2018

Please be patient with snow removal.  The roads in TLO are state maintained and VDOT uses subcontractors in Frederick County for snow removal.  If you have questions or issues with snow removal please contact VDOT directly —1-800-FOR-ROAD (1-800-367-7623).

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THE NORTHWESTERN PATH AROUND THE LAKE WILL BE CLOSED FOR A FEW DAYS
March 7, 2018

Last weeks storm resulted in one large tree falling onto the northwestern pathway around the lake near the culvert and there are at least 4 other trees that are leaning.  We ask that all residents avoid using this path until Advanced Property Management deems it safe again.  If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Nokes 540-535-0816 or send an email to lnokes@coventrygrp.com.