Getting to Know Eddie Evans with CLC Total Landscape Management (3/1/2021) - Since 2015 Eddie and his dedicated team have been providing the landscape services detailed below to the Twin Lakes of Brandon Community.  The CLC team is usually in the Community on Thursdays so be sure to say hi if you see them! Lawn Maintenance All grass will be maintained at a 4 to 4 inch level.  Cut weekly April through September and biweekly October through March, with adjustments based on the seasonal weather, for a total of 40 visits per year.The retention ponds banks will be mowed to the water's edge. Retention areas, and any other areas too wet for… Read the full post here.
TLOB Renegotiates Insurance Policies for Community (2/23/2021) - TLOB Renegotiates Insurance Policies for Community Result: Better Coverage and Savings In an effort to obtain optimal coverage and pricing for Twin Lakes of Brandon the Board in December of 2020 requested a review of all existing insurance and workman compensation policies.  These policies include coverage for the following structures and equipment that exist in our community Gate HouseClubhouse/Bath HouseFencingSecurity CamerasGazebosSign Board at EntranceSwimming PoolPool EquipmentRecreation CourtPlayground Equipment Based on the results of an appraisal (which verified that the value of the items listed above were both current and accurate) conducted in January of 2021, combined with an extensive review… Read the full post here.
Charity event to support the Lions Club (2/22/2021) - The "hot Shots" basketball tournament will feature contestants of two person teams. Each team will have one minute to score as many points as possible from five different areas of the basketball court. Two teams compete, the winning team advances. One team will be crowned champion at the Chili Cook Off contest later that day. It is a full day of fun, food, music and competition. Enter one or enter both, each is $5.00 entry fee and process are going to Lions Club. Email VP Suzie Baylis for information and to register: all4suzie@gmail.com Read the full post here.
Who You Going to Call? (2/16/2021) - We can all agree that maintaining our community resources and infrastructure is essential to ensuring the continued beauty and value of our community and our individual investment(s). So we can all help by identifying when there is the need for repair of items such as light poles and/or the need to remove dead or dying trees or debris. Below are some examples where we all as residents can provide further assistance in identifying and also request assistance. It was noticed back in November that a light pole on Lake Michaela was leaning and since TECO is responsible for the maintenance… Read the full post here.
February Neighbors of the Month (2/15/2021) - Get to know our February neighbors of the month: Prince King and Diana Queen!! Check them out and comment to say hi or comment what you may have in common or see if your kids are the same age play! Be sure to say hi if you see them around the lake! Howdy Neighbor! Read the full post here.
Maintaining Lakes Michaela and Stearns (2/10/2021) - To keep our community informed regarding ongoing maintenance activities the Lake Management subcommittee is pleased to share the following update. Starting August 1, 2020, Solitude Lake Management now provides pond maintenance to the following 4 sites shown below 2x per month: and provides visual inspection of the pond(s) which include the following: Water levelsWater clarity or qualityTurbidityBeneficial Aquatic VegetationNuisance, Invasive, or Exotic Aquatic VegetationAlgaeErosionVegetated buffersSedimentationNuisance animal activityFish habitatMosquito breeding conditions and habitat In January of 2021, Solitude began collecting water samples in both lakes as part of Twin Lakes of Brandon’s participation in the Florida LAKEWATCH program which will provide… Read the full post here.
Valentines Day in Zena Park (2/4/2021) - Celebrate Valentines Day in Zena Park on 13 February 2021. Children will be able to craft their own Valentine Cards and families can get their photo taken. The fun starts 11AM till 2PM. Read the full post here.
Landscaping Tips for the Month of January & February (1/25/2021) - Prune Fruit Trees to enhance fruit production. Perform maintenance pruning of shade trees and ornamentals. Grind Stumps.Perform woodlot management.Schedule inspection of your tree cables and lighting protection systems. Read the full post here.
January Neighbors of the Month (1/8/2021) - Get to know our January neighbors of the month Chris and Jill Poldervaart!! Read the full post here.
Lake Management Committee to Distribute Door Hangers (1/6/2021) - As one of the many initiatives planned by the Twin Lakes of Brandon Lake Management Committee volunteers will be out in each neighborhood in the next few weeks installing new storm drain markers as well as providing each home a door hanger which provides important information relative to stormwater pollution. We hope you find the door hanger, that was provided free of charge by Hillsborough County, useful and informative as our community furthers the health and viability of Lakes Michaela and Stearns. Read the full post here.