Heritage Square Homes Association


Established 1972 ~ Burke, Virginia

News and events




2021 Annual Meeting Cancellation


In the interest of public safety, the HSHA Board of Directors has taken the decision to delay holding an annual meeting until such a time when it can be held normally and safely.  When it becomes possible to safely hold a public annual meeting you will receive proper notice of the time and place of that meeting.  Please see full notice here: Annual Meeting Cancellation Notice (2021)


Pavement Seal Coating And Striping, July 26 through July 29


Brothers Paving & Concrete Corp. has been hired to perform pavement sealing, speed bumps and striping the drive lanes at Heritage Square. The project is scheduled to start Monday July 26, 2021. See flyer here for complete details.

 The project will be completed in 2 phases over 4 days to allow ease for residents parking offsite during this project.  See map here for the phases.

 

AREA A:  will be Monday July 26th through Tuesday July 27th
(Area A Includes Sand Creek Ct/Liberty Bell Ct/Part of Burke Rd)

 AREA B:  will be Wednesday July 28th through Thursday July 29th
(Area B includes all of Ticonderoga Ct/part of Burke Rd)

 **Residents must remove vehicles in the work phase area by 7:00am during the pavement sealing & striping process and may return once the contractor removes traffic cones the following day.

Any vehicles not moved by 7:00 am will be towed at the owner’s expense.

 

Pressure Washing Yellow Curbs, Monday, July 19th


Pressure washing of all yellow curbs is scheduled for Monday July 19th.  The project will start at 9:00AM through 5:00PM or later if needed for completion of the washing work.

 PLEASE park a minimum of three (3) parking spaces away from any yellow curbs. Some parking spaces are directly next to or against the yellow curbs.


For complete details, please see:  Pressure Washing Curbs


New Trash Service and Schedule, effective May 1, 2021


Heritage Square HOA will be changing trash collection companies, effective May 1, 2021. The new company will be Patriot Disposal. New recycle toters will be delivered to the front of each home on the morning of April 30th, 2021. Please mark your container with your house number for easy retrieval. If you do not want a recycle container, please let Management know by April 26.

Trash will be collected on Tuesdays and Fridays. Recycling will be collected on Wednesdays. Please put trash out on Monday evening or Thursday evening AFTER 6:00 p.m. or on the morning of a pickup prior to 7:00 a.m. The same process is expected for recycling pickup. Recycling must be clean and not in plastic bags. Patriot Disposal will begin trash pickup on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

Yard Waste collection is on Friday. Fairfax County customers must use brown paper bags or a personal container for yard waste collection. Plastic bags are not permitted. Containers are not to exceed 50 pounds each. Tree trimmings mush be bundled.


For complete details, please see: New Trash Service Details


Fairfax County Recycling Webinar


On Monday, November 16, 12pm-1:30pm. Fairfax County’s Employees for Environmental Excellence and the Solid Waste Management program are hosting a webinar called How to Recycle Right in Fairfax County. The webinar is an opportunity to learn more about plastics and glass recycling as well as a new pilot program to drop off food scraps for composting.

To register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-recycle-right-in-fairfax-county-tickets-125974295509 


Fairfax County Request For Easement


The Board of Supervisors of Fairfax County has requested Heritage Square Homes Association  to grant the County certain easement rights over a portion of the Association’s Common Area property in relation to the realignment of Burke Road.  Please see the  Fairfax County Easement Request here:  Fairfax County Easement Documents


Car Break-ins in Heritage Square Community


There have been reports of thieves or groups of thieves roaming through area communities overnight recently searching for unlocked vehicles from which they can steal money or personal property.


The police always advise us to make sure you never leave valuables in your vehicles in plain sight or otherwise and make sure it is locked at all times when not in use.


If you should become a victim of one of these thieves it is definitely advisable to inform the West Springfield District Police via their non-emergency number at (703) 691-2131. 

Resumption of Normal Trash Pickup Schedule  4/27/2020


Republic Services has announced that they will resume the normal trash pickup schedule,

including yard waste on Wednesdays, starting the week of 4/27/2020.


Announcement: Resumption of Normal Trash Pickup Schedule


Use of Common Grounds During COVID-19

A reminder to exercise caution or avoid using any Heritage Square HOA community common area or facility such as the tot-lot playground during the coronavirus outbreak:


Use of Common Grounds During COVID-19


Glass Containers No Longer Accepted in Curbside Recycling


Due to a change in Fairfax County recycling policy,  Republic Services will no longer accept glass bottles and jars in curbside recycling bins (effective Oct. 1).

Accordingly,  please do not place glass in recycling bins. There are now two options for recycling glass:

  • Bring to one of 21 purple recycling containers.
  • Place used glass in trash.


See the Fairfax County web site for details:


Change In Policy for Fairfax County Recycling (Glass No Longer Accepted)


Trash Policy Reminder


Please see the following guide regarding trash pick-up.


Heritage Square Trash Removal Guide



Hazardous Household Waste Disposal


Please see the following guide from Fairfax County in reference to disposing of household hazard  waste such as paint, batteries, automotive fluids, etc.


Fairfax County Hazardous Household Waste Guide



PARKING CHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT


The parking spaces in the cutout at the Liberty Bell Court end of the Burke Road service road have been changed to VISITOR PARKING.  These spaces are for visitors only and must display a Heritage Square Visitor Parking hangtag.  Vehicles parked in these spaces without a Visitor Parking hangtag are subject to towing.


See the mailing of 8/16/2018 for details: Heritage Square Parking Change.pdf


POHICK STREAM VALLEY TRAIL CONSTRUCTION


The Fairfax County Park Authority has begun work on the Pohick Stream Valley Trail in Burke Station Park. This project may impact parking and access to trails.


See the Fairfax County Parks website for details:


            https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/park-news/2018/z-ir099


or contact Project Manager Tom McFarland at Thomas.McFarland@fairfaxcounty.gov or 703-324-8688.



NEW ARCHITECTURAL GUIDELINES ADOPTED

The Board of Directors adopted Policy Resolution (PR) 2017-01, "Architectural and Environmental Guidelines and Regulations," at its regular meeting held on 03/21/2017.  The new resolution, which is effective 04/21/2017, replaces PR 10-01 (of the same name) as well as PR 2016-01 (which pertains to storage sheds).  A copy of the new resolution was mailed to all homeowners and is also available from the "Documents" page of this website.