Potomac Greens is a stylish and exceptionally situated townhouse community in Alexandria, Virginia. Located minutes away from Washington, D.C., the Potomac River Waterfront, King Street, and many of the area’s finest restaurants and shopping, Potomac Greens offers its residents life within walking distance. Community amenities include a clubhouse, pool, nature trail, tot-lots, and beautiful green spaces.
- Circle Demolition Update
Please note the following announcement from our HOA president, Ron Lafond, regarding the upcoming demolition of our neighborhood’s traffic circle:
“Dear PG HOA Members and Community Residents,
I’ve received an update on the timeline for demolition of the traffic circle from the WMATA Project Manager, Fred Robertson. As discussed in Tuesday’s update (available here), WMATA and its vendor (PYC) finalized the plan and permit application for demolition of the traffic circle, and the City approved the final permit, last Friday, 9/13. Per Mr. Robertson, WMATA expects to begin demolition of the circle next week, although some pre-construction work ...
- 2 Meetings Next Week
Please remember that there are two meetings scheduled for next week. The first is our community’s monthly Board meeting, which this month will be on Tuesday, 9/24, at 7pm in the Clubhouse. The second is a PYMIG meeting, which is set for Wednesday, 9/25, at 7:30pm at the Charles Houston Recreation Center.
- Rose Square Re-Seeding
Last week Rose Square was re-seeded, fertilized, and aerated, and residents and their pets will need to stay off of the grass until October 15 to allow the seeds time to germinate and take proper root.
- September 16, 2019, Potomac Yard Metrorail Station Construction Update
The following is an update from our neighborhood’s PYMIG liaison, Steve Crime:
“The City informed me Friday afternoon that they had approved the Management of Traffic (MOT) plan and the permit for the demolition of our traffic circle. However, there was no additional information provided. I immediately asked for a copy of the MOT from the City and contacted Fred Robertson, WMATA project manager, to find out when demolition would begin. Yesterday I received some incomplete information on both topics. Specifically, I received the MOT visual exhibits for our community, but I did not receive any information for the area between ...
- Metro stations on Blue/Yellow lines to reopen Monday as planned
The six Blue and Yellow line stations south of Reagan National Airport (Braddock Rd, King St-Old Town, Eisenhower Ave, Huntington, Van Dorn St and Franconia-Springfield) will reopen as scheduled Monday, September 9, with completely rebuilt platforms and several customer improvements. For more information, click here.
- State Water Control Board Meeting, 9.6.2019
The following is a recap of today’s State Water Control Board Meeting, courtesy of our neighborhood’s PYMIG liaison, Steve Crime:
“The State Water Control Board (SWCB) met this morning at 10am at the DoubleTree by Hilton Richmond Airport to render a decision on the City’s draft environmental permit. The permit is required to build the new Potomac Yard Metrorail Station at the Alternative B location.
A representative from the VA Department of Environmental Quality (VDEQ) presented background information on the City’s draft environmental permit and discussed issues raised during the public comment period. The DEQ proposed several modifications to the draft environmental ...
- Delayed Trash & Recycling Collection This Week
Due to Labor Day, our neighborhood’s trash and recycling will be collected a day late this week, on Friday, 9/6.
- 2019 Pool Hours Extended
The PG pool will remain open this year for two weekends beyond its original schedule (9/7-9/8 and 9/14-9/15). Hours will be 10am-8pm, and there will be one lifeguard on duty.
- Updated Pocket Park Design
Below is a note courtesy of our neighborhood’s PYMIG liaison, Steve Crime. Also please note that after last Thursday’s informal meeting to discuss Potomac Yard Metro construction, the Board inquired with the City and WMATA about any further updates and have so far not received any. As far as the Board knows, timing of circle demolition is after Labor Day.
“The PG Landscape Committee held its regularly scheduled meeting in the PG Clubhouse on August 12, 2019, at 6:30pm. One of the items on the agenda was the pocket park that will be created in part of the area currently occupied ...
- Unofficial Metro-Related Meeting–tonight!
In lieu of this month’s Board meeting there will be an informal meeting tonight, 8/22, at 6:30pm at the Clubhouse to discuss Potomac Yard Metro Station constructions and related safety issues. It’s open to all PG residents and homeowners. Please join us!