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Documents:

The Bend Covenants & By Laws (OCR)
ARB application The Bend
Inspection Guidelines The Bend

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Manager Information and Real-Time Updates:

  • City of Charleston Hurricane Michael October 11 Update  October 11th, 2018: Neighborhood News Special Bulletin City of Charleston Hurricane Michael October 11 Update  As weather conditions return to normal, the city of Charleston has closed the Municipal Emergency Operations Center and returned to OPCON 5. The Public Safety Operations Center remains open. Emergency crews are standing by to respond to calls as necessary. City offices and recreation programs and facilities ... Read more about this.
  • Post TS Michael Debris Removal October 11th, 2018: Just a quick update: We’re seeing lots of windblown debris in several areas due to TS Michael. Please keep in mind that storm debris removal is second priority for all landscape vendors. It will be as much as 7 to 10 days before everything is tidy and back to normal. Thank you. Read more about this.
  • 9/13/18 Update: City of Charleston to Provide Shuttle Service to Flowertown Elementary School Shelter September 13th, 2018: Updates from the City of Charleston View this email in your browser Neighborhood News Special Bulletin Update: City of Charleston to Provide Shuttle Service to Flowertown Elementary School Shelter Due to logistical considerations, the city’s rolling shuttle service will transport those in need of shelter to the Flowertown Elementary School shelter rather than Cane Bay High School. With CARTA and Charleston County ... Read more about this.
  • Updates from the City of Charleston – Hurricane Florence: Contract Trash Collection September 12th, 2018: Updates from the City of Charleston View this email in your browser Neighborhood News Special Bulletin Hurricane Florence: Contract Trash Collection Please be advised that trash collection by third party contractors (such as Carolina Waste, Republic, etc.) in outer West Ashley (located outside 526) and Johns Island will not occur this week, due to Hurricane Florence. Please secure carts/bins and any yard ... Read more about this.
  • City of Charleston September 11 Hurricane Florence PM Update September 11th, 2018:   Neighborhood News Special Bulletin   City of Charleston September 11 Hurricane Florence PM Update The city emergency operations are at OPCON 1 as officials assist the state with the I-26 lane reversal, continue to monitor Hurricane Florence’s track and prepare for potential impacts to the Charleston area. Consistent with the ongoing evacuation, non-essential City of Charleston services were suspended at ... Read more about this.
  • Phone numbers to know if a hurricane strikes September 10th, 2018: Add these numbers to your phone contacts because they may come in handy if a hurricane drenches the Lowcountry. The S.C. Emergency Management Department recommends fully charging your cell phone and other mobile devices before the hurricane approaches and to limit non-essential calls. And remember, call 911 only for real emergencies. County Resources: Berkeley County Citizen’s Information ... Read more about this.
  • Preparing for Hurricane Florence September 10th, 2018:   Greetings The Bend @  River Road Homeowners, As there is still some uncertainty of the level of impact Florence may have here in the Lowcountry, the Association wanted to mention a few items to keep in mind – hopefully these measures will not be needed, but good items to know. It will be important for all residents ... Read more about this.
  • It’s True! Alligators Enjoy Soaking Up Sunshine – Just Like We Do! May 09th, 2018: Springtime brings in lots of sunshine and warm weather, which means you’ll likely see more alligators out and about throughout the Lowcountry and within your community. You’ll see them sunbathing on pond banks or possibly even crossing a road. It’s also officially alligator mating season. As warm temperatures return, alligators are becoming more active, in search of mates ... Read more about this.
  • Canadian Geese March 29th, 2018: Canadian Geese are a federally protected migratory birds regulated by the USFWS (US Fish and Wildlife Service). As a managed migratory bird, there are specific regulations that must be adhered to when dealing with them.  SCDNR recommends contacting a DNR licensed nuisance wildlife removal technician to help with any goose problem there might be.  Residents should be ... Read more about this.
  • Spring Landscaping & Pruning March 28th, 2018: Spring has “sprung” and landscapers are in full swing mowing, trimming and pruning now that the growing season is upon us. A lot of pruning is occurring and it will, at times, appear to be an eyesore. Below are 5 main benefits to help explain why pruning and hard pruning are imperative in effort to sustain the ... Read more about this.
  • Reminder to help prevent slip and falls on sidewalks and concrete during winter weather January 05th, 2018: Many of us are not used to this weather. It was brought to my attention that a reminder about protecting yourself against falls on sidewalks, etc would be beneficial. These are tips found on the internet (which is all truthful-LOL) Please review these and be careful under our weather warms up. A high percentage of these occur ... Read more about this.
  • Mosquitoes! September 25th, 2017: Recent rains and the slow movement of water through ill-maintained wetlands are creating favorable conditions for mosquitoes.  Dorchester and Charleston counties provide control-spraying. This link provides a summary of Dorchester County’s abatement services and an online form for requesting abatement services. https://www.dorchestercountysc.gov/services/code-enforcement/mosquito-control/request-mosquito-spraying If you live in Charleston County, this link provides an online request for service: http://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/public-works/work-order-request.php Read more about this.
  • Hurricane Irma September 06th, 2017: With the anticipation of Irma possibly visiting the Low Country, the Association wanted to mention a few items to keep in mind – hopefully these measures will not be needed. It will be important for all residents to secure all outside items on the decks, porches, patios, yards, etc.  Unsecured items can become flying missiles causing ... Read more about this.
  • How to Be Safe Around Alligators May 26th, 2017: Alligators are indigenous to South Carolina, their presence in the Lowcountry is constant – even when not seen basking in the sun on pond banks within your community.  Although alligators are no longer listed as a federally endangered species, their status has been upgraded to threatened due to its similarity of appearance to the threatened ... Read more about this.
  • Planned Outage March 24th, 2017: Berkeley Electric Cooperative has 5 (five) substations in the Johns Island District that receive electricity from a lateral 230 KV transmission line owned and operated by Santee Cooper. Due to a severely damaged structure on this transmission line, Berkeley Electric Cooperative will have a brief power outage to allow Santee Cooper to repair this structure ... Read more about this.

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