State of the Harbour 8-27-20

State of the Harbour 8-27-20

Hi Harbour! Here’s what’s doin’

HAZARDOUS WASTE – We’ve had numerous calls about Haz Waste collection. It seems a lot of garages and basements are being cleaned out while everyone is staying safer at home. Well done you! I spoke with the Recycling Manager for the Landfill and she said there will be a regional collection on:

October 10th 9a-3p City Center 1000 Tyler St Fredericksburg 22401

We will also be trying to put together a local collection if possible and will keep you posted on that. One last thing she asked me to pass on – latex based paint is not considered hazardous material.

NOVEMBER ELECTION – All 27 precincts will be open in November, and I don’t (at this time) anticipate a change. You can let your residents know they can go to their normal polling location on election day. Anna Hash, General Registrar 540-658-4000

PLEASE DON’T FEED THE ANIMALS – We have some big-hearted folks in here and I know they think they are doing wild animals a good turn, but actually, not so much according to the Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries and they asked me to pass this along. According to Virginia regulations, it is unlawful to feed wildlife when it attracts any species of wildlife in such numbers or circumstances to cause property damage, endanger any person or wildlife, or create a public health concern (4VAC15-40-286.) Wildlife officials ask that residents stop providing outdoor pet food to wildlife. Feeding foxes can habituate them to people once they learn to associate humans with food. This can create a dangerous situation when animals lose their natural fear of humans.

BRIDLE PATH – The rules/policy for the Bridle Path have not been completed yet but there is a long standing (2001) Board resolution that says in part “no motorcycle, moped or motor vehicle… on the common areas of the Association” yadda yadda.

SHRED EVENT – Mark your calendar! Sept 12th Aquia Park 9a-12 noon Free / AH Residents only

HEC YARD SALE – Sept 12th Briarpatch Park 8a-1p

GM NOTES – The GM notes from the Work Session and Regular Board Meeting have been sent out to the email list and posted on the website aquiaharbour.org

BUSINESSES – Maryanne’s List is up! If you have a business or offer a service and live in the Harbour you can advertise here for free. Https://aquiaharbour.org/maryannes-list-businesses/

POOLS – Country Club pool closes effective 8-30-20. Harbour Inn Pool closes 9-20-20 Hours are changing 8-31-20 Weekdays 4-8 / Weekends 11-8