a. June/2021- application was submitted
b. Fall/2021 counts conducted
c. May/2022- analysis completed
d. August/2022- manual counts completed
e. October/2022- analysis and information sent to GRI
f. Jan/2023- a review meeting was held with GRI
2. To qualify a road must meet the following requirements:
a. 1000 cars a day or
b. 100 cars an hour or
c. 750 cars per day with at least 25% speeding and 10% speeding 10mph or more over.
d. Winchester to Marquesas had a peak hour of 124
e. Bahama to Cayman had a peak hour of 116
3. We would need 26 speed tables spaced at 500 feet around Bahama so this idea was not pursued- property owns carry bulk of cost
4. NTMP signs will be installed at no cost
5. Edge Lines will be applied to roads at no cost- edge lines reduce speeds 5-7mph and move traffic to the center of the road
a. Parking restrictions between Bahama/Bahama and Bahama/Cayman will need to be changed by petition and therefore those edge lines cannot be completed until the petition is completed
i. Will need 51% of resident to sign petition
ii. Edge Lines would be 8ft on sidewalk side, 10ft double yellow line 10 ft and then 2ft or more on non sidewalk side (any area with less than 7ft will then have a no parking sign)
b. Winchester to Briercroft will have Edge lines spaced 8ft, 10ft double yellow line 10 ft, 8 ft
c. 2138 Bahama to Antilles 8ft, 10ft double yellow line 10ft, 8ft
d. There will be no changes to edge lines by the golf cart crossings because if changes are made in those areas, then the golf cart crossings would have to be removed to bring the edge lines up to current requirements
6. Stop bars will be included at all stop signs
7. Questions from GRI
a. What about using chicanes or chokers?
i. Cost is 3-4x speed tables
b. Discussion regarding bulk of problem drivers being from outside GB
i. Years ago a gate was discussed but cannot be added at Cayman due to fire code restrictions
c. Addition of speed readers?
i. When installed, speeding increases
d. Comment- in 10 years there have been 3 reported accidents inside the neighborhood- 1 was an injury accident
e. Could Walnut Grove Lane be widened?
i. Not the purview of Ms. Foley’s office
f. Could we add edge lines on Cayman Lane?
i. Another application would need to be submitted
First: The shred Truck is coming Saturday Oct. 21 from 10 – 12 noon. Find details on the GB FB post.
Second: Our general Business Meeting will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 24th starting at 6pm. in the Flex Room downstairs at the Country Club. This meeting will feature speakers from the KY DOT presenting the plans under consideration for widening Winchester Road. This is our first real opportunity to press for a traffic light at our entry and the so-called Green T intersection which would allow us to make a left turn out of the subdivision. Many special guests are planning to attend this part of our meeting. It’s important we have as many residents as possible show up too. That’s Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 6pm
Finally: Fall is the season many residents celebrate with fun or spooky outside décor. Whether you go for pumpkins or phantoms, we want to recognize your efforts. New this year will be the great pumpkin sign acknowledging some lucky neighbor’s most outstanding yard décor. Judging will take place on Oct. 30th!
The 2023 Directory has been published and delivered to each household in Greenbrier. One correction is in the green intro letter accompanying the Directory which misstates the GRI website address. As you now know -if you have reached this page -our address is gb-ra.com! Hopefully, no further corrections are needed!
The KY American Water map shows ‘flushing’ in Greenbrier to begin this Tuesday, ending sometime on Thursday. The company notes the following;
Customers in Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Owen and Scott counties may notice a stronger smell of chlorine in their tap water from mid-April through late May, regardless of where we are currently flushing, since our water treatment process remains adjusted from using chlorine to using free chlorine throughout the entire flushing program. The water remains safe to consume.
Appropriately enough on Earth Day, the Shred-truck made its first appearance in Greenbrier. For two hours, neighbors could come and bring unwanted and/or sensitive papers and get them shredded for free. Co-sponsored with the Brokerage, the Shred-truck is just another service the GRI is pleased to present to the neighborhood!
This important message, recorded on Thursday, Dec. 29th is from the Chief Neighborhood elf and his anonymous crew who judged this year’s Holiday Lights winners. They are:
Best Overall: The Williams Family at 1788 Bahama Road.
Most Whimsical: The Brooks Family at 2242 Bahama Road.
Best Entryway: The Marrs Family at 2049 Bahama Road.
Chief Elf noted that these triumphant neighbors have never won before, even though there were more lighted properties than ever this year. The Holiday Spirit was certainly alive and well in Greenbrier, and the elves wanted a shout out to the following families for their super showing: The Pogrostskys on Eleuthera; the Ottos on Jamaica; and the GRI Decorating Committee for this year’s front entry with its arrangement of snowmen and deer. As always, the elves appreciated the colorful, gorgeous tree in the Wirth/Wardrop sideyard; and the many other festive figures – the angels, penguins and endearing inflatables dotting our neighborhood.
Again, we elves encourage all our neighbors to deck their halls in 2023 to make our neighborhood the cheefulest, joyfulest and brightest community in Fayette County. Till next year, this is the Chief Elf, signing off.
Every December since 2004, your GRI Board has held a holiday light contest for residents. The competition has three winner categories: BEST OVERALL ; BEST DOOR or ENTRYWAY; BEST WHIMSICAL (ELVES CHOICE).
The judging this year- by an anonymous group who call themselves the Elf Squad – will take place Wednesday evening, December 21st after 11pm. The winners will be announced on our voice mail, on our website, gb-ra.com and our Greenbrier Facebook page. All residents are eligible to win: only GRI members will receive a gift certificate to their favorite restaurant in Hamburg – not to mention an awesome sign designating the home of the prizewinner-placed in the front yard. The elves are very excited about this year’s contest and wish to urge everyone to get busy and light up! Happy Holidays!
The Greenbrier Neighborhood is a member of the Fayette County Neighborhood Association (FCNC) which advocates for neighborhood networking to better understand how our local government works and how development proposals may affect a neighborhood’s unique character. The FCNC offers public workshops, speakers, and educational meetings that support and preserve successful neighborhoods. On the Table is an important element seeking public input into the future growth of our county. Please see the info and meeting times below should you be interested in following up on one of these sessions. Thank you!
The Fayette County Neighborhood Council recommends signing up for On the Table this year, because the results will help Lexington make decisions on planning, zoning and development for the next five years. University of Kentucky faculty are involved in compiling responses which will be confidential but with results available by neighborhood (for online responses) and by zip code (also for online responses).
The FCNC will be hosting On The Table meetings via ZOOM on these dates and times, each session will last from 1 to 1 1/2 hours: