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Board of Directors Meeting -- July 17, 2018

The next meeting of the PWCA Board of Directors will be held on Tuesday, July 17th at 7:00 P.M. at the Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Conference Room, 5114 Twinbrook Road, Fairfax, VA 22032.

To see the Meeting Agenda please go to the Meeting Minutes and Agendas section of the website.

All members are encouraged to attend.

In an effort to carry out all BOD meetings in a timely manner, the Board asks that you request an item to be added to the agenda. The Board will discuss agenda items first and then open up the floor to general discussion and questions. If you have an item you wish to add to the agenda, please submit a request in writing to:

Park West Community Association
c/o Summit Management Services
Attn: Lori Randall
8405-A Richmond Highway
Alexandria, VA 22039

Or send an e-mail to:

Please have all requests to the board no later than 5:00 P.M. July 10th so an agenda may be compiled.

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Social Events -- 2018

For 2018, please click HERE for a list of planned events throughout the year.

For 2017, please click HERE for the list of events that occurred throughout the year.

Please plan to join us to socialize with your neighbors.

Specific information for each event will be provided closer to the event.

For additional information, contact the lead committee for the event (Social or Pool Committee).

Any help you can provide would be GREATLY appreciated.

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Pool Dance Social - SATURDAY, July 28, 2018

Please join us as we stage our third dance social at the pool on Saturday July 28th from 7 PM till 10 PM. Ryan Irving will be our DeeJay. Please bring some kind of appetizer, entree, or dessert for all to enjoy. We will have raffles for area restaurants and other businesses. Families are welcome. If you have any questions or would like to help with the event, please contact Diane Barnhard at (703) 425-7747.

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Arbor Care Tips for the season

Bartlett Tree Experts publishes a quarterly newsletter on issues of note for trees and shrubs. The current newsletter is available by clicking HERE.

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Pool Information

The Park West Community Association (PWCA) pool is now open. Use of the PWCA pool is restricted to residents of The Park West Community Association and their guests.

Pool passes are required for entry. Pool pass applications are available by clicking HERE.

If you have not completed an application yet, please do so at your convenience and return the application through one of the methods provided for in the application.

If you reside in a rental property, the Pool Committee requests you attach a copy of the current lease agreement for your residence listing all renter names that want to receive pool passes included. Your landlord/property manager may have additional information regarding pool passes for your specific residence.

The Pool hours are:

Opening Day through June 15th:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 1:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
  • Thursday: 1:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
  • Saturday: 11:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.
  • Sunday: 11:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

June 16th through Labor Day:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday and Holidays: 11:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.
  • Thursday and Saturday 11:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.

We will also be open for the weekend immediately after Labor Day (September 8th and September 9th):

  • Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Please remember that all guests MUST be accompanied by a resident and present a guest pass or "Sunshine Dollars" for entry to the pool. Each townhouse will receive 10 free guest passes. After reaching the free guest pass limit of 10, each guest is welcome to use the pool for a fee of $2.00 through the use of Sunshine Dollars.

Sunshine Dollars are purchased through the Pool Committee - lifeguards do not have the ability to sell Sunshine Dollars.

This year's Pool Committee Chair is:

  • Rich Juchnewicz (703) 426-8097

If you have additional questions or concerns regarding the pool, please send an e-mail message to: or contact Rich at the number listed above.

No cash will be accepted at the pool by lifeguards.

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Sundaes on Sunday - July 22nd

Come join us for a cool sundae making on a Sunday afternoon. Plan on ice cream, toppings and whipped cream on Sunday, 22 July starting at 3:00 PM. Please contact Rich Juchnewicz at (703) 426-8097 for more information.

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PWCA Regular Maintenance Assessment -- Payment Information

Each October the Board of Directors sets the annual maintenance assessment for the upcoming year. Notification of the upcoming annual assessment and budget is mailed to all Members no later than December 1st.

For 2018, the annual assessment is $305 per quarter. Payments are due on January 1st, April 1st, July 1st, and October 1st. The Collection of Assessments timeline for 2018 may be found HERE.

For those individuals desiring to initiate an automatic draft for the Annual Maintenance Assessment the form and instructions may be found by clicking HERE.

If you send a physical check in you will receive a quarterly bill shortly before the due date. You may pay your assessment before receiving the letter by sending a physical check mailed to:

  • Summit Management
  • c/o Alliance Bank
  • P.O. Box 95366
  • Las Vegas, NV 89193

The check should be made payable to: Park West Community Association

The check should have your account number listed in the Notes section. Your account number is PWCxxxxS where xxxx is your physical address number and S is the first letter of your street. For example, if your address is 10436 Malone Court, your account number is PWC10436M.

By online payment:

  • Go to the Summit website
  • Click on 'Pay My Assessments'.
  • Click on 'One time echeck payment'

You will need to provide your bank information (routing code/account number) and it will ask for the following: management ID which is 6657, association ID which is PWC, and Unit Account Number which is is your physical address. For example, PWC10436M.

Alternatively if you already use your own bank's Bill Pay feature this can also be used for the payment.

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Architectural Control Committee (ACC) Information

RESIDENCE COLOR SCHEMA: Unless a variance has been granted; only the original paint, siding, and roofing colors, as designated by Richmarr, are acceptable. Click HERE for acceptable colors for each residence.

RESIDENCE TERMS AND PICTURES: The ACC uses specific terms to conduct inspections. These terms are defined in the hyperlinked document. Inspectors reference the following document to determine the correct identification of specific areas of a residence.

RESIDENCE MODIFICATIONS: Exterior alteration or modification of a residence located within the Kings Park West Townhomes is not permitted without prior written approval from the ACC. Requests should be made by clicking HERE to view and print a copy of the Architectural Modification Request Form. The completed form should be mailed or emailed to PWCA Architectural Control Committee, Attn: Lori Randall, Summit Management Services, 8405-A Richmond Highway, Alexandria, Virginia 22309. Approval or disapproval will occur within sixty (60) days of submission of written request. Questions should be e-mailed to

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Fairfax County-sponsored Document Shred Days

During each year, Fairfax County sponsors a document shredding event in each district. Usually the events occur between March and October of each year. Please select the following link for current information.

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Mailbox Key Replacement or Mailbox Maintenance

As part of our effort to provide clarity on questions and concerns the Association receives from residents please see below for the process on how to request maintenance on your specific mailbox or how to replace mailbox keys.

1. For an owner, find proof of ownership of the residence (e.g. mortgage statement). For a renter, find proof of leasehold (your lease document).

2. Go to our post office (3601 Pickett Road).

3. Have both your ownership/rental documentation and U.S. government-issued identification card/passport.

4. For mailbox key replacement, request replacement keys. The cost is $30 payable at that time. Once you pay the post office will provide you with two keys. They will also leave a third key in the mailbox once they change the lock.

5. For mailbox maintenance, fill out the form specifying the maintenance issue you are having.

5. The post office may ask for a contact number to call you once the replacement is accomplished. The replacement of locks and other mailbox maintenance often occurs on Thursday for our community.

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Selling Your Home? How To Get Your Resale Disclosure Package

During the process of selling your home you will need to order the Resale Disclosure Packet for the new purchasers. Summit Management Services has partnered with to meet this requirement. Please go to the HomeWiseDocs website for further information. If you have not done so previously, you will need to create a username and password.

The association is: Park West Community Association

A processing fee will be charged during this process. The fee amount will vary based on the options you select. If you have questions on this process, please contact our Community Manager, Lori Randall, or (703) 945-1425.

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Braddock Road Improvement Project - Final Plans

The final plans for the Braddock Road Improvement Plan have been released.

These improvements will occur from Guinea Road through the 495 interchange and end at Ravensworth Road. Workshops are upcoming for specifics on each intersection if you wish to participate.

Please see the link for a document on the subject. Further information may be found at the Braddock Supervisor's webpage.

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Car Break-ins

If you discover a vehicle break-in, please call the Fairfax County Police non-emergency number (703) 691-2131 to report the incident. As a reminder, consider leaving your porch lights on throughout the night and remember to lock your vehicle doors.

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If Your Vehicle Was Towed...

If you discover that your vehicle has been towed, our towing contractor is Dominion Towing. The main number for Dominion Towing is (703) 339-2400. Alternatively you may also call the Fairfax County Police non-emergency number (703) 691-2131 - they will forward you to the Dominion Towing number if your vehicle has been towed by them.

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New PWCA Corporate Resolution -- November 15, 2017

At the November 2017 PWCA Board of Directors Meeting, a new PWCA Corporate Resolution was enacted: Electronic Communications Consent for Specific Association Documents.

The complete list of current Corporate Resolutions may be found by following the link provided.

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Register for E-Mail Alerts

Please register for e-mail notification of important information or significant website changes by sending a blank e-mail message to with the subject 'Subscribe' without the quotes in the subject line of the message.

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Community Newsletter (Park West Pages)

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Please click HERE for the Spring 2018 Community Newsletter (Park West Pages). For previous issues, click HERE.

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Special College Student Edition of the Community Newsletter

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Please click HERE for a Special College Student Edition of the Community Newsletter. If you have any questions or concerns, please send an e-mail to

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Speed Bumps

The Community speed bumps are 36" wide by 2.75" high. Although they are less than 3" high, they need to be approached at a low speed to prevent damage to your vehicle. Please exercise due caution and drive safely.

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In the News
Protect Your Family at the Pool This Summer
     Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Media Release -->

Home Is Where The Rules Are
   - Love That Private Government
     Washington Post article 12/18/2005

Packing In the Houses, But Not the Parking
   - Dense Developments Skimp on Spaces
     Washington Post article 5/19/2003

Keeping the Peace Among Neighbors
   - Homeowners Associations Help Balance Individual vs. Community Rights
     Washington Post article 4/5/2003

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Please respect the Fairfax County Noise Ordinance (CODE County of FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, Section 108.1-4-1.) This ordinance states that between the hours of 11:00 P.M. and 7:00 A.M. it shall be unlawful for any person to make, continue to make, or cause to be made or continued, a noise disturbance within the County of Fairfax. This law also includes barking dogs and music from motor vehicles.

You may COMPLAIN to Fairfax County or call the Fairfax County Police non-emergency number (703) 691-2131 about a neighbor who is creating a noise disturbance.

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Speed Limit

Please adhere to the posted speed limit (15 MPH). Please keep our neighborhood safe for all residents.

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Pets are not permitted in the common areas unless accompanied by a responsible person and unless they are carried or leashed. Please walk dogs only in the common areas. Front yards are not common areas! We are also reminding all dog owners that they are required by Fairfax County Law to CLEAN UP AFTER THEIR ANIMALS. Failure to do so can result in fines by the Department of Health.

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Your Government Representatives

Click HERE for a list of your local and national government representatives and their contact information.

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Yard Waste Trash Collection: March 21 - December 26, 2018

Yard Waste Pickup: will resume on Wednesday March 21, 2018. Upon resumption of this service, all yard waste will need to be in either paper bags, yard waste designated containers, or secured into bundles with twine. Yard waste in plastic bags or loose piles of yard waste will not be collected.

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Trash Collection Service

Patriot Disposal Services ( provides Trash and Recycling collection within the community. An abbreviated set of information follows.

Containers: Contractor will supply one wheeled, lidded 64-gallon trash container (Toter brand) and one recycling container (64-gallon Toter or 18-gallon bin) to each homeowner. There is a $50 replacement charge for any 64-gallon container and a $10 replacement charge for any recycling bin that is lost, stolen, or damaged by any means other than normal wear and tear. Please put your address (or some identifying mark) on your containers with a marker or paint so that if your containers get mixed up with your neighbor, you will be able to identify which ones belong to your residence.

Collection Locations and Times: Trash and Recycling locations are shown here. Trash collection will occur on TUESDAY and FRIDAY each week. Recycling collection will occur on TUESDAY each week. Yard Debris collection will occur on WEDNESDAY each week from March through December. Items are to be placed curbside no earlier than 6:00 PM the night before collection and no later than 6:00 AM the day of collection. Contracted collection provides service on all holidays that fall on a regularly scheduled collection day with the exception of New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, or any other collection day when the refuse and recycling facilities are closed. If a service day falls on one of these days, collection services will resume on the next regularly scheduled service day, road conditions permitting. Please check the contractor website for updated collection status.

Collection Specifics: Trash may be placed out in dark, heavy-duty plastic bags or in containers. Under NO circumstances may white trash bags be used. Recycling is placed out in clear plastic bags or recycling containers. Yard waste is placed out in containers clearly marked "YARD WASTE", in paper yard waste bags, or tied together in bundles less than two feet in diameter and four feet in length. Yard debris does not include stumps, rocks, dirt, sod, gravel, mulch, whole trees, or cleanup from storm damage. Collection of these items may be provided for an additional charge. Call Patriot Disposal Services at (703) 257-7100 for an estimate. Trash cans/bags or recycle bins should NOT be stored in the front of homes at ANY time. Trash containers and yard debris bundles should not exceed 50 pounds in weight.

Special Items: Special items will be collected at the curb each week. Special items include appliances, small furniture, small electronics, mattresses, or other large items. Advance notice is required for the collection of all special items, with the exception of small furniture and mattresses. Up to two special items per residence will be collected to no additional charge. Additional items, or items that are extremely large or heavy, will be collected for a minimum fee of $25. This includes TVs or monitors larger than 19 inches, tires, construction debris, carpeting, etc. fees for special pickup must be prepaid by the homeowner prior to removal. Special items scheduled for pickup that are not out on the scheduled pickup day will be rescheduled for pickup at the request of the homeowner for an additional $25.00 fee. Call Patriot Disposal Services at (703) 257-7100 to schedule a pickup or for an estimate.

Recycling Specifics: Patriot Disposal will collect the following items for recycling: newspapers (with inserts); mixed paper, magazines, catalogs, junk mail, window envelopes, phone books, etc.; cardboard flattened and no larger than 4' by 4'; glass food and beverage containers; aluminum/metal food and beverage containers; and pastic food and beverage containers,

Items too large or heavy for collection can be taken to these recycling centers: I-66 Citizens' Recycling and Disposal Facility, 4618 West Ox Road, Fairfax or City of Fairfax Recycling Center, 3410 Pickett Road, Fairfax.

Click HERE to see the Patriot Disposal Services Curbside Recycling Chart (PDF) for details of what can and cannot be placed at the curb.

If you have any questions, please send email to the Park West Community manager,, or call her at (703) 945-1428.

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PWCA Community Parking Permit Program


The Board released a letter requesting feedback on our current permit parking program. As of February 5th, thirty responses were received. The Board is reviewing the feedback. The way-ahead will include adjudicating all feedback, assessing the current program, and formulating changes as needed to integrate the lessons learned from the past five years. Your direct participation in this process is greatly appreciated - meetings oriented on this project will occur over the next couple of months to share the results of the effort.

UPDATE - the 2018 Board of Directors meetings starting in April 2018 will include a section of time for the Directors to review and decide on what topics to integrate to the revised program. Residents are welcome to attend - the parking section (to include an open member session) are scheduled to start some time after 8:00 P.M. See the specific monthly 2018 agenda for the specifics.

Original Information:

The Park West Community Association has instituted a Community Parking Permit Program as an addition to its Community parking policies. All residents must display a permit on their vehicle or be towed from the community for illegal parking, Any person who maintains their residence within the PWCA area may apply for one parking permit per motor vehicle, up to three permits per household. Non-resident owners with tenants should apply for permits on behalf of their renters. Only resident owners and renters are eligible to receive Parking Permits. One visitor permit also will be issued per household, with additional temporary visitor permits to be made available. The current two parking space-per-household allotment is not impacted whatsoever by the new system, and all current spaces will remain intact, although permits will be needed for parking in them.

Details of the Parking Permit Program can be found by clicking HERE or HERE. Download an application to obtain parking permits for your residents by clicking HERE.


All non-emergency requests for Temporary Parking Permits are to be made to a PWCA Parking Official between 9:00 AM and 9:00 PM, and with as much advance time as is possible -- preferably, at least one hour ahead of needed time, and at least one day ahead for multiple permits (i.e., parties, etc.). Click HERE for the list of Parking Officials.

A copy of the Park West Community Association Corporate Resolution for the Parking Permit Program can be found by clicking HERE.

Any questions regarding community parking policies and permits should be addressed to Joe Underwood the PWCA Parking Committee Chairman at or at (703) 323-4710.

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Park West Community Association
c/o Summit Management Services
8405-A Richmond Highway
Alexandria, VA 22309