02-02-2020 Meeting Minutes

02/19/2021 7:07 AM | Joe Groh (Administrator)


Oakley Community Council

Virtual Meeting: Zoom

February 2nd, 2021 7:00 PM

oakleycouncil@oakleynow.com 

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  513-533-2039

Until otherwise noted, all Oakley Community Council Meetings will be conducted online, via the Zoom virtual conference tool. You can find full virtual/online meeting details on the homepage of our website, www.oakleynow.com.

MINUTES

Call to Order

Pledge of Allegiance

Trustee Introductions

Present: Colleen, Jason, Joe, Dan, Seth, Kenny, Jon, Troy, Sandy, Paige

Absent: Evan

Guests:

  • Cincinnati Fire Department – Jeff McDonough, Engine 31 Captain
  • o   FD vaccinations started
  • o   Winter weather, please help keep snow cleared from around hydrants
  • Cincinnati Police Department – Capt. Pettis/Officer Brown
  • o   Officer Al Brown is covering for Officer Barry, who is on medical leave
  • o   Past 20 days – 17 thefts, 1 B&E
  • o   Capt. Danita Pettis taking over as Dist. 2 Captain; introduced herself
  • CRC – JaLisa Elkins
  • o   CPS returning, offer all day care when students when not in school; after school care when in school
  • o   Wednesdays, offer take-out meals for seniors
  • o   AARP Tax service for seniors – start Feb 21, details coming. Call 513-549-4775
  • Oakley Library – Chris Oaks
  • o   n/a

City of Cincinnati:

  • Councilmember David Mann/Gerald Checco (Chief of staff)/Kathy Doane (Community Relations & Services)
  • o   City Hall updates
  • §  Mayor’s Reform Panel approved, to review processes to eliminate ethics issues
  • §  Efforts to better define responsibilities/duties of the three components of the city: council, administration, mayor
  • §  Budget year discussions are getting started.
  •  Issue of employees working from outside city – are taxes still collected.
  • ·         COVID impact on revenues

COVID-19:

  • OCC Updates – Colleen Reynolds
  • o   Continue to meet virtual, events for the year still TBD
  • o   Business owners appreciate longer hours, thankful for support from the community
  • o   Passing of Mr. Aglamesis
  • §  Potential of dedicating bench on the Square in his honor?

Real Estate Development:

  • Biggby Coffee Presentation – Mark Ayer, Jonathan Evans [VOTE?]
  • o   n/a

Miscellaneous Announcements:

  • Board 2021 Committees/Projects – Colleen Reynolds
  • o   Discussed the Committees and Major Projects for 2021
  • o   Encouraged residents to get involved.
  • o   Committees:
  • §  Business
  • §  Economic Development & Zoning
  • §  Finance
  • §  Membership
  • §  Beautification
  • §  Major Events
  • §  Education
  • §  Pedestrian/Traffic Safety
  • §  Communications
  • o   Major Projects:
  • §  Three Oaks Tunnel team
  • §  Oakley Housing Inventory
  • §  SOP Completion
  • §  Parking Overlay
  • §  Recreation Center
  • §  Oakley Neighborhood School
  •  Trustee Anthony Isaacs has officially resigned (moved out of Oakley)
  • o   Accepting names of individuals interested in filling the remaining 2 years of his term
  • o   Hope to have position filled NLT end of March
  • 2022 NDBIP Process – Joe Groh
  • o   Time is here to nominate projects for the FY2022 NBDIP Process
  • o   All NBDIP information can be found here: https://oakleynow.com/NBDIP-Process
  • o   Deadlines/Milestones:
  • §  April 2, 2021 – Pre-application due to the city
  • §  May 14, 2021 – Final application due to the city
  • §  May 25/26, 2021 – Neighborhood presentations
  • o   All are encouraged to submit suggestions for potential projects at the link above
  • o   Will be discussing at upcoming Third Thursday and First Tuesday meetings
  • Education – Jason Wilcoxon
  • o   Hyde Park School – need for more outdoor infrastructure, specifically picnic tables
  • o   Possible to have a build party?
  • o   Joe – looking to engage local students in Beautification efforts

Speaker Cards

Approve January 5th Meeting Minutes

  • Motion: Joe
  • Seconded: Seth
  • Vote: 9 yes, 1 abstain (Dan), Evan absent

Approve January 21st Meeting Minutes

  • Motion: Joe
  • Seconded: Seth
  • Vote: 9 Yes, 1 abstain (Jon), Evan absent

Financial Report – Jason Wilcoxon

  •  Motion to approve: Jason
  • Seconded: Sandy
  • Vote: 10 yes, Evan absent

New Business:

·         Next Third Thursday Meeting is on Thursday, February 18th – VIRTUAL

·         Next Tuesday OCC meeting is on Tuesday, March 2nd– VIRTUAL

Adjourn Meeting

  • Motion to approve: Paige
  • Seconded: Sandy
  •  Vote: 10 yes, Evan absent


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