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Brookwood Place
Homes Association 

PO Box 15372 
Lenexa, Kansas 66285-5372 
Website: www.bwplenexa.com 
Email: bwplenexa@gmail.com 

Newsletter 

April Meeting Highlights 
Hello neighbors!

April 5, 2021, Brookwood Place HOA Board held its Monthly Meeting via socially distanced in-person and also on Zoom for those who could not attend in-person.  In attendance, both in-person and Zoom, were 2021 Board members: Thom Tomlinson, Ron Davis, Michelle Kring, Denise Fast and Ashley Shadel.

Topics of discussion included: 
  • Pool is scheduled to open on Memorial Day and an ice cream truck is scheduled to visit to kick off the summer pool season (see below)
  • Neighborhood garage sale weekend proposed for June 11 & 12 with bulky item pick-up scheduled the following Tuesday, June 15
  • Current neighborhood architecture requests
  • Pool security system
  • No motions were passed during March's meeting on HOA issues and general board operations (full meeting details are in the current minutes; Minutes will be reviewed, corrected and approved at the next board meeting)
  • Treasurer provided an overview of the financials (all dues have been paid)
  • Establishing a BWP Neighborhood Volunteer List for future neighborhood needs; If you are interested, contact Thom Tomlinson
  • Establishing a BWP Vision Committee to help guide the Board in assessing future needs for our neighborhood; If you are interested in serving on this committee, contact Thom Tomlinson for more information 
Next Monthly Meeting

Monday, May 10  |  7:00 p.m.
All residents are encouraged to attend any of the monthly meetings.  The HOA Board holds monthly meetings every second Monday of the month.  See below for Zoom meeting information:
https://us05web.zoom.us/j/6440657607?pwd=bEs0NXF0WWVUSW4raWFMRXkzTVFFQT09
Meeting ID: 644 065 7607
Passcode: xW2kuX


 
Board Position Vacancy

Brookwood Place Board Secretary
Treka Henry has vacated her position as BWP Board Secretary and we thank her for her years of service! We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible. The role of the secretary is to attend board meetings (once per month), take minutes, monitor BWP email account and website and send the monthly newsletter. Contact Thom Tomlinson at thomaswtomlinson@gmail.com for more information! 
 
Social Committee 
THANK YOU for an amazing turnout for this year's Easter Egg Hunt! We had approximately 40 kids participate with over 500 eggs hidden and found! Also, a special thanks to the social committee for that egg hiding and to John Erickson for his photography skills. Check out our neighborhood Facebook page to see those great photos! 

Next up... Summer kick-off! One More Scoop Ice Cream Truck will be visiting our pool parking lot to help us kick off our pool season.
  • Sunday, May 30 from 4-6pm
  • https://www.onemorescoopicecream.com/oms-truck.html
Spring cleaning? Mark your calendar for our neighborhood garage sales Friday, June 11 and Saturday, June 12. We will advertise on social media and post signage the week prior.

Have ideas for future fun activities or just want to help the Social Committee with neighborhood social events?  Contact Ashley Shadel for more information.
Architecture Reminders 
Wanting to make updates to your home?  Great! 
In order to ensure the work aligns with our Bylaws, residents must remember to contact the Architecture Chairperson regarding any exterior changes.  Projects must be approved by the architecture committee before the work begins, EVEN IF YOU'VE OBTAINED APPROVAL FROM THE CITY.  This includes any exterior changes or additions, new roofs, fences, landscape changes, driveways, patios, decks, painting the exterior of your home (even if it is the same color choice) and any project for the outside of your home.  Bylaws can be found here.

 
Wondering what requires a building permit?

According to the City of Lenexa website, any remodeling or construction projects in your home that relate to framing, electrical, mechanical or plumbing require a building permit.  Cosmetic changes such as painting, cabinetry, carpeting, siding, lawn sprinklers and landscaping improvements do not require a permit.  For additional information, please refer to the City's Remodeling Project Permits website. Please keep in mind any permits obtained from the city will also need approval from the board.

Neighborhood & Community
Reminders

Shawnee Mission School District Calendar
Lost & Found Pets
Common Code Violations
Lenexa Ward Lookup Tool
Special Transportation Information
Trash, Recycling, Yard Waste & Composting Information


And as always... 

Advertise With Us
BWP Residents' children can advertise their services in the monthly newsletter free of charge. We will have a section with the child's name, contact info, and services offered (ie: mowing, babysitting, etc.) If a more extensive ad is wanted, a regular ad (see below) can be purchased. Our regular advertising will continue to be offered. If you have a business or service that you wish to advertise to our neighborhood, please consider using our newsletter as the advertising avenue. The BWP resident costs are quite low and will reach all of our BWP residents.

Payments should be made to "Brookwood Place Homes Association" and mailed to our address: PO Box 15372, Lenexa, KS 66285. 

Send the ad to the BWP email address, bwplenexa@gmail.com.
Prices for the ad are as follows: 
1/4 of a page ad $10    |    1/2 page ad $20    |    Full page ad $25  
If there are changes to be made to the following list, please contact the Secretary at bwplenexa@gmail.com.  

HOA Board Members 
HOA President, Thom Tomlinson: thomaswtomlinson@gmail.com
Vice President - Landscaping, Ron Davis: davisfam5@everestkc.net
Vice President - Pool, Michelle Kring: Chelleyo@everestkc.net ​
Treasurer, Denise Fast: Kddjfast1@gmail.com 
Secretary, ​position vacant
Architecture Chair, Kevin Knipp: Kevin.knipp@gmail.com 
Social Chair, Ashley Shadel: Ashleyknight24@hotmail.com
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Brookwood Place HOA
PO Box 15372
Lenexa, KS 66285-5372

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