10-5-2021 Approved Minutes

11/03/2021 1:10 PM | Joe Groh (Administrator)

Oakley Community Council

Virtual Meeting: Zoom

October 5th, 2021 7:00 PM

oakleycouncil@oakleynow.com 

www.Facebook.com/Oakley45209

  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

Trustee Introductions/Attendance:

  • ·         Present: Colleen, Evan, Jason, Joe, Dan, Seth, Paige, Sandy
  • ·         Joined late: Jon (7:35), Kenny (7:20)
  • ·         Absent: Troy, Mallory

Community Partners:

  • ·         Cincinnati Fire Department – Capt. Joe Desmond
  • o   Newly promoted Captain
  • o   Check smoke detectors, have backup batteries
  • o   Family emergency meeting places and safety practices
  • §  Be able know who might be missing and where in the house they may be
  • ·         CPD & CRC – Absent for National Night Out
  • ·         Hyde Park Neighborhood School – Jill Sunderman
  • o   n/a
  • ·         Oakley Library – Chris Oaks
  • o   n/a

Guests:

  • ·         Kurt Grossman – Candidate, Cincinnati City Council
  • ·         Stacey Smith – Candidate, Cincinnati City Council

Real Estate Development:

  • ·         3136 Madison Proposed Dental Office – Dr. Blomer, Adam Clark, Bill Baker (MSA Architects)  - [VOTE]
  • ·         Review of the presentation provided in September
  • ·         Motion #1 – Seth: 3136 Madison Rd - Motion to support the variance reducing the parking requirement from 34 spaces (required per the zoning code) to 19 parking spaces
  • o   Seconded: Joe
  • o   Vote:   Yes-  10   No-  0  Abstain- 0    Absent- 2
  • ·         Motion #2 – Seth: 3136 Madison Rd - Motion to support the zoning variance for a 10% reduction in the required ground floor transparency at the primary façade.  Zoning code requires 80%, the plans call to provide 70%.
  • o   Seconded: Joe
  • o   Vote:   Yes-  10   No-  0  Abstain- 0    Absent- 2

OCC Committees/Projects:

  • ·         Beautification:
  • o   Oakley Square Lighting Contract – Sandy [VOTE]
  • o   Motion to approve contract with Xtreme Pressurized Cleaning DBA Curb Appeal Pros, in the amount of $4,500.00, to pay for installation and maintenance of holiday lights on Oakley Square
  • §  Motion by: Sandy
  • §  Seconded: Paige
  • §  Vote: Yes – 10 No – 0 Absent - 2
  • ·         Jason Wilcoxon - Yes
  • ·         Joe Groh - Yes
  • ·         Dan Krohn - Yes
  • ·         Evan Nolan - Yes
  • ·         Sandra Gross - Yes
  • ·         Jon Bernier - Yes
  • ·         Paige Scheidler - Yes
  • ·         Seth Shaifer - Yes
  • ·         Colleen Reynolds - Yes
  • ·         Kenny McNutt - Yes
  • o   Oaktober Cleanup Recap – Paige/Mallory
  • §  29 volunteers
  • §  170+ pounds of trash
  • §  Thanks to Doug Storer (Roher Insurance) for water donation
  • §  Expenses, signs, etc.: $327 (approved up to $500)
  • o   2021 Light Up Oakley Holiday Lights Contest Update & Funding Request – Joe [VOTE]
  • §  Discussed key dates and approved request for funds
  • ·         November 20th thru December 18th for nominations
  • ·         Covers the three major holiday celebrations/seasons:
  • o   Hannukah:  Nov 28th – Dec 6th
  • o   Traditional Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years
  • o   Kwanzaa: Dec 26th – Jan 1st
  • ·         Voting enabled in the app/online – Dec 2nd – 31st
  • ·         Winners Announced at Jan 4th OCC meeting
  • ·         New app link: lights.oakleynow.com
  • ·         Emphasis on participation – target 75% of residences with some display
  • ·         Encourage neighbors to reach out and help others
  • §  Motion text - authorize the lights committee up to $2800 to spent on gifts and prizes.
  • §  Motion by: Joe
  • §  Seconded: Paige
  • §  Vote: Yes – 10 No – 0 Absent - 2
  • ·         Jason Wilcoxon - Yes
  • ·         Joe Groh - Yes
  • ·         Dan Krohn - Yes
  • ·         Evan Nolan - Yes
  • ·         Sandra Gross            - Yes
  • ·         Jon Bernier - Yes
  • ·         Paige Scheidler - Yes
  • ·         Seth Shaifer - Yes
  • ·         Colleen Reynolds - Yes
  • ·         Kenny McNutt - Yes
  • ·         2021 NBDSF Funding – Joe [VOTE]
  • o   Motion to approve the following NBDSF funding request allocation:  1) $50 for CNBDU Membership Fees.  2) $1,450 for Landscaping & Beautification.  3)  $2,000 for membership
  • o   Motion by: Joe
  • o   Seconded: Seth
  • o   Vote:  Yes – 10 No – 0 Absent - 2
  • §  Jason Wilcoxon - Yes
  • §  Joe Groh - Yes
  • §  Dan Krohn - Yes
  • §  Evan Nolan - Yes
  • §  Sandra Gross            - Yes
  • §  Jon Bernier - Yes
  • §  Paige Scheidler - Yes
  • §  Seth Shaifer - Yes
  • §  Colleen Reynolds - Yes
  • §  Kenny McNutt - Yes
  • ·         Tunnel Project Update – Joe/Colleen
  • o   Woolpert selected as firm to do design
  • o   No longer under Non-disclosure
  • o   There will be at least one public meeting where design details be shared.
  • o   Goal is to have ready to submit funding requests in Jun 2022
  • ·         CBR Project Approval Update – Joe
  • o   If you recall, last fall we submitted 3 projects for consideration for funding in the FY 2022-2023 Biennial Budget (Community Budget Request/CBR) cycle.
  • §  1. Sewer line repair (33rd/Eileen)
  • §  2. Install tree well grates
  • §  3. Repair of stairs from end of Kilbourne into Oakley Playground.
  • o   #3 was approved!
  • o   Details around timing will be forthcoming

Approve Meeting Minutes - September 16th

  • ·         Motion – Joe
  • ·         Seconded: Dan
  • ·         Vote:   Yes-  8   No-  0  Abstain- 2    Absent- 2

Financial Report – Jason Wilcoxon

  • ·         Motion – Joe
  • ·         Seconded: Dan
  • ·         Vote:   Yes-  10   No-  0  Abstain- 0    Absent- 2

New Business:

  • ·         OCC ELECTION REMINDER
  • ·         Next Third Thursday Meeting – October 21st
  • o   Discussion about having meeting in person without providing online option
  • o   Meeting format to be forthcoming
  • ·         Next Tuesday OCC meeting is on Tuesday, November 2nd via Zoom

Adjourn Meeting


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