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UPCOMING LYONSWOOD HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION MEETING
THE NEXT COMMUNITY MEETING OF THE LYONSWOOD HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 2016 AT COLONIAL BAPTIST CHURCH AT 7:00 P.M.

 

 
LYONSWOOD HOA COMMUNITY DUMPSTER / CLEANUP DAY
AND COOKOUT IN THE PARK
SATURDAY JUNE 18, 2016
      
Back by Popular Demand!
Dumpsters are coming to Lyonswood
Saturday June 18, 2016  
8:00 am to 12 noon (4 Hrs. only)
 
   
 
Bring items to one of three dumpster truck locations* 
1) Main Entrance on Wynfield Drive
2) Open space near middle of Wynfield Drive 
3) Dead-end on Lyonswood Drive
 
These items can not be disposed in the dumpsters:    
Vehicle Parts / Paint / Soil / Concrete / Propane Tanks / Gas Cans / Tree Trunks / Aerosol Cans / Oil / Electronics
 
All residents are asked to use this COMMUNITY CLEANUP DAY to also sweep the curbs near your home, paint mailboxes,  tend lawns and remove items from sides of homes.
    
Then at 1:00 p.m. come enjoy grilled hot dogs, chips, and drinks at our community park
next to the main entrance to Lyonswood.* (Feel free to bring a blanket or lawn chair)
 
*This event is open to LHOA residents who are current on their assessments. 
         
TO VOLUNTEER YOUR SERVICES AT A DUMPSTER OR AT THE PARK CALL:  
WILLIAM DINGLE, DUMPSTER EVENT COORDINATOR AT 410-978-0610
 
ALL OTHER QUESTIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO:
LINDA DORSEY-WALKER, LYONSWOOD HOA PRESIDENT AT  443-929-0652 hoa@lyonswoodhoa.com
 

 
THE LYONSWOOD HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION, INC. IS NOW ACCEPTING REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS FOR LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE SERVICES FOR THE YEAR 2016.  THE RFP PERIOD WILL EXTEND FROM MARCH 2, 2016 TO MARCH 16, 2016.
 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
LANDSCAPING & MAINTENANCE SERVICES
FOR LYONSWOOD HOMEOWNERS’ ASSOCIATION
Due by: March 16, 2016
Prepared By: Lyonswood Homeowners’ Association
P.O. Box 763
Owings Mills, MD 21117
E-mail: hoa@lyonswoodhoa.com
Date RFP issued: March 2, 2016
Lyonswood Homeowners’ Association is issuing a Request for
Proposal (RFP) for Landscaping and Maintenance Services.
A bid award will be made by March 31, 2016 with services to begin by April 15, 2016. The term of the initial contract is one (1) year, from April 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016. The contract will renew automatically at the end of the first annual term, unless modified or canceled by the Lyonswood Homeowners’ Association or the Landscape Maintenance Contractor by written notice provided 30 days in advance of termination of services.
Proposals: Bids must be received by the Lyonswood Homeowners’ Association no later than March 16, 2016. Bids should be mailed to: Lyonswood Homeowners Association, P.O. Box 763, Owings Mills, MD 21117
Requests for a pre-bid walk-through of each landscaping area to be covered in bidders’ proposal can be made via e-mail to: hoa@lyonswoodhoa.com. A HOA Board member will schedule a meeting with the bidder for the walk through. All bidders making this request will be given a walk-through by one or more members of the Lyonswood Homeowners’ Association Board of Directors and/or Officers. The walk through may be scheduled with more than one bidder at the same time. All bidders are free to ask questions about the scope of work during the walk through.
Please direct questions regarding this RFP to the Homeowners’ Association via e-mail at hoa@lyonswoodhoa.com.
 
CLICK HERE TO REVIEW THE FULL RFP APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS.  
For more information, please contact Ryan Smith at hoa@lyonswoodhoa.com 
 

 
UPCOMING LYONSWOOD HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION MEETING
THE NEXT COMMUNITY MEETING OF THE LYONSWOOD HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY MARCH 2, 2016 AT THE OWINGS MILLS LIBRARY, ROOM 307C AT 7:00 PM.  (LIGHT REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED)
 

LYONSWOOD HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.

"Our Focus is On Building a Community



BECOME A VOLUNTEER AT THE NEW LYONS MILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
 
The school needs volunteers to assist in the Cafeteria, Library, Car loop daily as well as during special events. If any you are or  know of any community members who would be willing to help out during their free time. Please have them contact me and or the school at 410-887-1719.  Retirees are especially encourage to apply as volunteers, as well as members of local organizations.
Volunteers must complete a brief volunteer training prior to volunteering at the school. The first training session is Sept 8 at 6:30pm. Please enter the school Library and proceed to room 103H. They must bring state issued identification.
We appreciate your support and assistance. Also, please like the Lyons Mill Elementary School PTA on Facebook to remain updated.
Contact Chanda Santiago-Williams, Vice President, PTA
 
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The last meeting of the Lyonswood Homeowners Association was February 23, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in Room 307B of the Owings Mills Library.  At that time the special guest speaker was Principal Maralee Clark and one of her newly hired fifth grade teachers for the new Lyons Mill Elementary School, Mr. Broom.  Both provided an information packed section.  Please take time to read below the plans shared with adult and child community members who were in attendance.
 
 

 
NEWSLETTER
 
The Lyonswood Learner Newsletter February 2015 edition is now available on this website.  Please please find it by clicking on Newsletter within the navigation panel on the left side.
 
Please click here to review current and past editions of the Lyonswood Learner Newsletter.
 

WANTED - LYONSWOOD COMMUNITY BLOCK CAPTAINS
A Block Captain structure is presently being instituted within our Lyonswood community.  The Lyonswood Block Captains will serve our community by providing the communications network vital to a safe, happy neighborhood.  Captains will collect and distribute information for all Lyonswood residents.  All Captains will also serve as the backbone of our Neighborhood Watch which keeps Lyonswood a safe place to live.
Block Captains shall participate in maintaining high standards in Lyonswood, helping neighbors understand Baltimore County ordinances and our Covenants established to keep our community looking beautiful. 
While several individuals have volunteered and have already been approved to  serve as Block Captains, more volunteers are needed throughout the Lyonswood Community. 
LHOA Block Captains are males or females who
  1. must reside within the physical boundaries of the Lyonswood Homeowners Association, Inc.,
  2. must be registered on the LHOA Directory,
  3. must be current on their homeowners assessment,
  4. must have a clean criminal record and a valid Maryland license,
  5. must be willing to share their contact information and photograph,
  6. must be a U.S. citizen over the age of 21, and
  7. must be willing to volunteer their time to serve their neighbors compassionately and fairly as required.
If interested, please contact Linda Dorsey-Walker, President of the Lyonswood Homeowners Association for additional information at hoa@lyonswoodhoa.com .
 
 

THANK YOU LETTER TO MARALEE CLARK, PRINCIPAL OF LYONS MILL E.S.

February 24, 2015
Dear Ms. Clark:
 
On behalf of the Lyonswood Homeowners Association, I want to thank you and your 5th grade teacher, Mr. McKinley Broom for attending last night’s meeting of the Lyonswood Homeowners Association.  The two of you gave a power-packed presentation about Lyons Mill Elementary School, which will open its doors for the first time in August 2015.  The former Prinicipal of Woodholme Elementary School for 10 years, you led it to National Blue Ribbon Status within a few short years.  We in the Lyonswood community hope to see a similar accomplishment, as you continue the task of interviewing staff for Lyons Mill  E.S.
 
We at the Lyonswood Homeowners Association have more reason than ever to be excited about this important new addition to our community.  It sounds like the school will offer enriched opportunities for parents and students alike, as well as opportunities for grandparents and retirees to serve as Library and Cafeteria management volunteers.
 
You have stated that you will commence registration for students beginning on 7/1/2015 from you current office location within New Town H.S. and you will hold a special recruitment 4th Grade "round-up" at New Toewn E.S. on 4/29/15 and 4/30/15.
 
Based on the responses given by you and Mr. Broom to questions, the community can expect the following features to at the new school:
  • a newly constructed 700 seat brick elementary school with glazed enamel embellishments 
  • the new school will transfer 418 students currently enrolled at Wooholme Elementary, about 200 will come from Newtown Elementary School, and 80 seats alloted for students from the new townhomes.
  • a robust curriculum with a math / science emphasis and will have a relationship with John Hopkins University and community colleges.
  • each student from Kindergarten through grade 5 will be assigned a HP Elite Book (stays at school)
  • a state of the arts learning envirnoment that will designed in pods with a roof top outdoor lab and a lbrary courtyard
  • the school will offer 5th Grade Student Government, a Chess Club, a MESA Engineering Club for 4th and 5th Grades, a 4th Grade Eggbert program and a LEGO Robotics Club limited to 20 students.
  • a 21st Century academic environment, the new elementaru school will be equiped with Prometheans in every room, and it will own two full scale 3 Dimensional Printers.
  • wearing uniforms will be highly encouraged, but is optional.
  • the school will offer a Free and reduced lunch problem to students who qualify (approximately 43%)
  • additional community meeting space will be in the school Community Room, Library and classrooms.
  •  The school is co-located with the Liberty Road Recreation League Program which will be housed of the grounds of the school site.
 
 
 

TRAVEL INFORMATION 
 
Maryland has an official travel information service provided by Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA). Click here to view the announcement. Visit the website at "www.md511.org".

PET ADOPTIONS AT REDUCED COST PROMOTED ON COUNTY'S ANIMAL SERVICES  FACEBOOK PAGE
 
Baltimore County Animal Services Launches Facebook Page
Page Will Promote Pet Adoption and Low-Cost Spay or Neuter Services
Towson, Maryland (March 12, 2015) – Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced that Baltimore County Animal Services has launched its own Facebook page to help communicate with the public about their programs and services, including pet adoption, low-cost spay or neuter services and rabies clinics, and information about responsible pet ownership. Visit the new Baltimore County Animal Services Facebook page.
New $5 Million Facility Under Construction
The County is constructing a state-of-the-art $5 million Animal Services facility on the 14 acres of land where the current office and kennel are located. The new facility, designed for staff and animals, will include increased kennel space, an adoption meet and greet room, a surgical suite, two separate dog parks – one for shelter use and one for the public – a cat observatory and socialization room, additional parking, and office space for staff and volunteers. Take a virtual tour of the new facility.
Animal Services is the division within the Baltimore County Department of Health that is responsible for enforcing the laws that protect animals, sheltering lost and surrendered pets, locating homes for adoptable pets, returning stray pets to their owners and promoting responsible pet ownership. Animal Services also offers low-cost services such as rabies vaccinations, spay or neuter services and microchipping.
The Baltimore County Animal Services Division and Shelter is located at 13800 Manor Road in Baldwin, Maryland.

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
 
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PERMANENT LHOA PHONE NUMBER
 
The Lyonswood HOA proudly announces a new "NUMBER" phone number.  As officers and staff come and go, this number will remain the same.  This number's automated menu allows you to directly reach any HOA member, as well as, to listen to community news items, alerts, and more.
443-590-3160  or  800-310-LHOA

 

"A New Day and a New Way"
 
 
~ Owings Mills Highlights ~
The Lyonswood Homeowners Association now meets on the 3rd Floor of the Owings Mills Liberary / CCBC, home to the the Hubert Simmons Negro National Baseball League Musuem.
 
 
 
 

GRAND OPENING OF DIGGS - JOHNSON MUSEUM
ON OFFUTT ROAD IN RANDALLSTOWN ON 11/14/15

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~ Community Notices ~
 
Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland
Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland is in great need of volunteers to deliver meals in your community. Please help us continue to end senior hunger.  Are you looking for a fun, easy and rewarding way to serve your community?  Look no further, as Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland is seeking caring, reliable people to help deliver meals to your homebound neighbors. Give us 1 hour of your time to deliver nutritious meals on any weekday (Monday-Friday) between 11am and 1pm. In sharing a smile along with a little of your time you will make a lasting difference in the life of a homebound senior.  To get started please call Volunteer Services at 443-573-0925 or email us at volunteer@mowcm.org.
Visit us at www.mealsonwheelsmd.org to apply online and to view all of our volunteer opportunities.

 
 
FREE HEARING TESTING OFFERED BY BALTIMORE COUNTY
County Residents Encouraged to Get Free Hearing Screening
Of the approximately 28 million Americans with hearing loss, many tend to be older adults. The Baltimore County Department of Health’s Hearing Program encourages residents to take advantage of free screening clinics that will be offered.
 
Signs of hearing impairment include:
  • Frequently asking others to repeat themselves  
  • Pain or ringing in the ears
  • Difficulty hearing conversations 
  • Keeping the TV or radio volume so loud, others ask to lower it
Appointments Available: For free screenings for those living in Baltimore County
Call 410-887-6443 to schedule an appointment. Get more information on the Baltimore County Department of Health’s Hearing Program
 
 

~ Upcoming Events ~


~ Congratulations and Accomplishments ~


~ HOA Leadership ~
Officers (2015-2016):
 
President - Linda Dorsey-Walker, MBA
Vice President - Sylvia Mack
Treasurer - Jerry Westgate
Secretary - Joyce Wilson

Board of Directors (2016-2017):
 
James Alexander
Lavonne Grant
Ryan Smith

Mailing Address:  Lyonswood HOA, Inc.; P.O. Box 763; Owings Mills MD 21117
 
Phone: 443-929-0652   ( Local )
        800-310-LHOA   ( Toll free )

 

 

     
 
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