New Towing Company in CountrySide

CountrySide Proprietary engaged Al’s Towing and Storage as the new towing provider. We want to take this opportunity to let residents know that Road Runner is no longer patrolling CountrySide. Also, as a reminder, commercial, recreational, junked and abandoned vehicles, other machinery and/or equipment ARE NOT permitted on CountrySide property.

Due to increased complaints about these vehicles Al’s Towing and Storage has been instructed to strictly enforce CountrySide’s parking restrictions as outlined in Resolutions 233 & 234. This includes towing of commercial, recreational, junked and abandoned vehicles, other machinery and/or equipment illegally parked.

We are hopeful that our new towing company will resolve some of the common concerns and complaints from residents regarding parking.

CountrySide & VDOT Streets

You may download a list & map of streets that are maintained by CountrySide and VDOT here.

The Grounds Committee Needs Volunteers

The Grounds Committee is soliciting volunteers to assist in the planting of native trees, shrubs, and plants around the pond perimeter.  If you are interested in lending a hand, please send your name and e-mail address to John Geiger at: jmg22cs@gmail.com.

For more information, please see the updated article on page 3 in the September Courier.

Townhouse Concrete and Paving Services

Townhouse concrete and street repair services will begin the week of September 19, 2022. 

Sidewalk repairs will be completed in all neighborhoods.  (Click here for more information)

Street repairs will be completed based on the street repair schedule generated by our engineering and reserve contractors.

This year we will be completing services on the following streets:

Paving, Sealcoat and Underdrain Services (Click on a street for more information)

Berkeley Court

Nicholson Court  

Dulany Court

Clinton and Harbert Courts  

Mercer Court  

Huntley Court

Crackfill and Painting Services (Click on a street for more information)

Felsted and Chelmsford Courts

Paxton and Lyndhurst Courts

Sulgrave and Aldridge Courts

Waltham and Haxall Courts

2023 Budget Cycle

Fellow Residents,

The Board is beginning its preparations for the 2023 Budget cycle.  In years past, we have asked for residents’ input on the enhancements you would like to see funded for the following year.  This year, the current economic situation—in particular, the projections of 8-10% inflation—have caused us to alter our approach.  We are asking residents to submit ONLY requests or suggestions of the very highest priority—items that would be REQUIRED based on legal obligations and/or public safety considerations.  It will be a challenge for the Board to develop a budget that covers all requirements and ongoing contracts, balancing those commitments against necessary assessment increases.  In another change this year, the suggestions received will be scored only by the members of the Neighborhood Advisory Councils, rather than the standing committees, in an effort to streamline the evaluation process.

Suggestions should be e-mailed to reception.cside@pmpbiz.com for compilation and submission to the NACs and the Finance Committee.  Residents should feel free to copy their neighborhood NAC representatives, and include any supporting comments for their suggestions.

We ask your understanding and cooperation in submitting suggestions only for those items that you truly believe we cannot defer until better economic times.

Thank you.

CountrySide Board of Directors

The Finance Committee is looking for volunteers!

The primary responsibility of the Finance Committee is to advise and assist the Board of Directors in financial management and oversight of the annual operating budget for the Proprietary. 

Volunteers are needed to represent the Belmont, Foxfield, and Morven neighborhoods.

If you want to get involved with the community and serve on the Finance Committee, please get in touch with the CountrySide office at 703-430-0715. You may email inquiries to reception.cside@pmpbiz.com

Tide Swim Lessons

Our lessons are based on the Red Cross Learn to Swim program. Safety is our main concern. We teach the students how to safely have fun in the water along with basic swimming instruction, floating and water treading skills. Classes are available for children as young as infants, with parental assistance, through twelve years of age. Course levels range from introduction to water to Elementary Level 4 classes. Sessions meet twice a week for 3 weeks. Swim lesson instructors include CountrySide Waves Swim Team coaches along with some of our best, current and graduated swimmers and CountrySide residents. All CountrySide residents in good standing are welcome to participate in our swim lessons. Non- resident children are welcome when they attend as a guest of a CountrySide resident. Guests must arrive at the pool with their hosting resident and all residents must show a current CountrySide amenities pass to enter the pool area.

Online Registration for Session 1 and/or Session 2 opens Wednesday May 11th, 2022

Session 1 June 20 – July 8

Session 2 July 11 – July 29

Please go www.countrysidewaves.org and click on ‘Tide Swim Lessons’ to view class days/times and to register. If you are unsure what class level to sign your child up for please make your best guess. We will switch kids around the 1st week of classes depending on ability. If you have any questions, please email Cristina Koethe and Ashley Koethe at countrysidetides@ gmail.com.

Invasive Species Alert!

The Virginia Legislature designated running bamboo as a noxious weed in 2018, and gave localities the option and authority to control it through the adoption of a local ordinance and civil penalties. An Act to amend and reenact § 15.2-901 of the Code of Virginia and to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 15.2-901.1, relating to running bamboo; local ordinance; civil penalty, passed the General Assembly on March 22, 2022.

The Grounds Committee is bringing this to your attention as several “groves” have been identified in various neighborhoods. Please read the notice in its entirety by downloading the PDF here!