News and events

Heritage Square Homes Association


Established 1972 ~ Burke, Virginia




2022 Annual Meeting


Our Annual Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday evening, October 25th, at 7 p.m.  The meeting location is:

West Springfield High School, Room 2421
6100 Rolling Road
 West Springfield, VA 22152

Sign-in begins at 6:30 PM. 


See 2022 Annual Meeting for complete details.


2022 ARC Inspections Cancelled

The annual architectural review homes inspection scheduled for August did not take place due to unexpected staffing changes at Rosewood Management. We will schedule the next annual architectural review inspection in Spring 2023.   Please see full notice here: ARC Inspections Cancelled (2022)



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 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. 


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.