Brandermill Community Association

Another rezoning seeks to build 260 homes on Swift Creek Reservoir

published: December 14th, 2022 by in Articles

By Greg Pearson BCA Board member A sizable infill property fronting on the Swift Creek Reservoir is requesting to become 163 single-family homes and 97 three-story townhouses. That 138.5- acre site on Woolridge Road is known as Celebrations currently, a special events location next to the Highberry Woods neighborhood of Woodlake. Thacker-Woolridge, LLC is represented by Balzer & Associates in its rezoning application. The applicant has proffered $2.1 million for its impact on county services, which would likely be reduced for building turn lanes outside the development. Those points of access will be on Woolridge Road across from the existing… Read More »

Residential Snow and Ice Removal Tips

published: November 18th, 2022 by in Uncategorized

While snow and ice look beautiful from inside your warm and cozy home, they can spell big trouble for homeowners if they’re allowed to accumulate. So, if this year’s winter wonderland isn’t exactly wonderful, here are some important tips that can make snow and ice removal easier, and help your home stay trouble-free. Tip #1: Use the Right Tools…In the Right Way When it comes to snow removal, homeowners essentially have two choices: Snow shovels or snowblowers. But with so many to choose from, the tricky part is finding the right ones for your weather, your yard, and your back! While… Read More »

Maintaining your leaves this Fall/Winter season & other safety tips

published: November 17th, 2022 by in Uncategorized

Safety Reminders This Holiday SeasonAs all Brandermill leaf battlers know, the leaves are falling everywhere in Brandermill. Please remember to be mindful of the following rules:”Heavy accumulations of leaves in front yards, over finished landscaping, or that extend over pavement, curbs, ditches, and/or into the street, are not permitted.” – Residential Design Standards, 11.1.1 (E) “Tree limbs, high weeds, piles of leaves and grass, or other debris are to be properly disposed of in a timely manner.” – Residential Design Standards, 11.1.1 (D) Don’t blow or place debris or leaves in ANY common space! Don’t place leaves in ditches or in the street-… Read More »

Major road changes proposed for 360 Corridor

published: November 10th, 2022 by in Uncategorized

By Greg Pearson BCA Board member The Chesterfield Department of Transportation (CDOT) is proposing nine different projects whose major goal is to speed up east and westbound traffic between Route 288 and Woodlake, a major bottleneck in the county’s road system. While the projects are in various stages of implementation, funding sources for those improvements to the tune of $500 million plus have not yet been identified. Chesterfield itself relies on state revenue with occasional federal support since the county’s road network is owned and must be approved by the Virginia Department of Transportation. CDOT recognizes the traffic counts in… Read More »

County Supervisors expected to approve Cloverleigh rezoning on November 16

published: November 8th, 2022 by in Uncategorized

By Greg Pearson BCA Board member The Cloverleigh rezoning request is likely to receive approval from the Chesterfield Board of Supervisors at its November 16th meeting. Last month, on a 4-1 vote, the Chesterfield Planning Commission recommended approval. Previously, the county Planning Department and Transportation Department also endorsed the rezoning. The 103-acre site off Old Hundred Road next to Market Square includes 450 homes, a seven-story hotel and a 5,000-square-foot restaurant. Entry into the development would be from Old Hundred Road at Market Square Lane and also south of Living Hope Lutheran Church. A traffic light at Market Square Lane… Read More »

Planning Commission gives Cloverleigh the green light to move forward

published: October 19th, 2022 by in Articles

By Greg PearsonBCA Board member At its October 18th meeting, the Chesterfield Planning Commission on a 4-1 vote recommended approval of the Cloverleigh rezoning case to the Board of Supervisors. The Board is expected to hold a public hearing at its November 23 meeting before voting on its decision. In addition to the Commission’s recommendation, the Cloverleigh zoning case for 450 homes, a seven-story hotel, and a 5,000-square-foot restaurant has received positive recommendations from the Chesterfield Planning Department and the county transportation department (CDOT). Rezoning approval by the county board seems assured. Cloverleigh would be built on 103 acres adjacent… Read More »

Brandermill 4th of July Celebration Photo Album

published: July 6th, 2022 by in Uncategorized

WOW! What a fun day it was in Brandermill on the 4th of July. Up bright and early, our 192 7.4k runners and walkers proudly raised money for Connors Heroes which will help children with cancer here in Richmond. It was the biggest race in 7.4k history!The parade went off without a hitch- the BCA staff was overjoyed with the number of community members that participated, cheered, and volunteered. It meant everything to us to see our neighbors smiling! There were great floats, costumes, groups, and county volunteers to be seen.Here are the parade category winners! Best Group-  The Brandermill Church… Read More »

Newly approved residential on Genito Road to impact Swift Creek MS and Clover Hill HS

published: May 17th, 2022 by in Uncategorized

By Greg Pearson BCA Board member The Chesterfield Board of Supervisors approved a residential rezoning on March 9 for The Hamlet at Falling Creek on Genito Road that at buildout will add 22-27 more students to Swift Creek Middle School and 31-38 at Clover Hill High School. Along with Swift Creek Elementary School, that’s where Brandermill children attend public schools. The elementary-aged children of The Hamlet will be bussed to Evergreen Elementary School because SCES will be over its capacity when the new development is built out.  Previously for 2026, county officials had estimated SCMS to be at 95% capacity… Read More »

Garbage Cans, Big Renovation Plans, & Lawns, Oh My!

published: May 9th, 2022 by in Uncategorized

Living in an HOA comes with quite a bit of responsibility for the homeowner. Some rules and regulations can be tough to keep up with- there may even be some you didn’t know! But as a Brandermill homeowner, we hope you take pride in our clean and beautiful neighborhood, which is the ultimate payoff for following the compliance guidelines. So what can you do to assure you’re in compliance? Are you new to the area? What even IS the ARB!? You have questions, and we have answers. Let’s get down to it! Let’s tackle the big one: Garbage Cans. Those… Read More »