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We need to volunteers to help spread mulch around the trees in Bell Park to protect them from the damage caused by mowers. Stay for an hour or two or stay for the entire event. Bring tools if you have them!

Saturday, March 21, 2015
8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Details are posted on the sign-up sheet. Please let us know you are coming so we can plan for the correct number of volunteers: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4ca4a722a46-bell

The BCNA Board will hold a regular meeting this Thursday, 3/14/15, at 6:30 pm in the Bell House. All BCNA Board meetings are open to the public and neighbors are always invited to attend.

Neighbors who would like to hear about the Fayette County Public Schools redistricting issues or join in the discussion are invited to a special presentation on this topic by Julia Burnett at 7:15 pm, after the regular Board meeting.

Interested neighbors are encouraged to attend the FCPS Redistricting committee meeting tonight from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm (in boardroom C – at 701 E. Main) and/or Friday at the same time. Comments may be shared at http://www.fcps.net/letstalk.

This morning a Bell Court Neighborhood Association Board Member contacted Streets & Roads, and they’re putting in a work order to plow our neighborhoods. To facilitate adequate snow removal and street clearing please move vehicles into driveways when possible.

Sewer rehabilitation is scheduled to begin on East Bell Court this Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Street parking is not permitted while work is underway. Neighbors should move any cars that are parked on the street before work commences on Tuesday morning. If there are any questions about this work please contact LEX-CALL at 859-425-2255.

Utility Work Updates

Electrical Line Removal

electrical work
burning electrical linesHomes located near the intersection of East Bell Court and Russell Avenue may experience electrical outages as work continues to remove old and damaged electrical lines. This work is weather dependent. Hopefully it will be completed by the end of this week. Utility workers are making a real effort to notify residents of any outages and minimize yard damage from the utility trucks. Workers report that the lines are quite charred from the fire last year.

 

 

 

Sewer Line Replacement

sewer work Delmar
sewer work DelmarUtility workers estimate that the sewer line replacement currently in progress on Delmar will be finished this week, providing the weather cooperates. They plan to begin work on Bell Place next week.

Electrical updates are under way on the second block of East Bell Court. A new transformer has been installed in front of the Smith home at 212 E Bell. Once the transformer is operational, old electrical lines will be taken down close to the intersection of East Bell Court and Russell Avenue. Removing these old lines with the damaged insulation should prevent the electrical problems incurred last year when the lines caught on fire.

transformer

burning electrical lines

The BCNA Board will be joining with the LFUCG Division of Parks & Recreation to conduct a “Mulch-A-Thon” in Bell Park on Saturday, March 7, 2015. In the event of bad weather, the event will be moved to Saturday, March 14, 2015. The tentative schedule is 9:00 am until Noon.

We need volunteers! Please mark your calendars and plan to help protect the trees in Bell Park from mowing damage.

More details and a sign-up for volunteers will be posted when they are available.

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