5-1-18 OCC Approved Meeting Minutes

05/18/2018 7:28 AM | Cody Gausvik (Administrator)

Oakley Community Council Meeting

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 – 7 PM

Oakley Recreation Center



Trustees Present: Jes Overley, Chris Mengel, Colleen Reynolds, Cody Gausvik, Stacy Lehman, Evan Nolan, Sean Fausto and Chris Mucha

Trustees Not Present: Jason Wilcoxon, Kenny McNutt, Dave Schaff, Jon Bernier



·         City Hotline – 591-6000

·         Cincinnati District 2 Police Non-Emergency – 949-4400

·         Fix it Cincy! Mobile App


Cincinnati Fire Department – Station 31 Lt. McDonough

Normal runs for March and April; beware of flash flooding this spring – do not drive through high water; “turn around, don’t drown.” If someone is struggling in water, call 911 immediately. Be sure to follow Engine 31 Facebook page. Call 513-357-7585 if you need a smoke detector or need help installing a car seat. If you have rusty clothes from washing machine, email help@mygcww.org or call hotline for cleaner.

Cincinnati Police Department Report – District 2: Shawn Tarvin CPD – Phone 979-4480

Caught three people breaking into cars during the month of April in Oakley. CVS robbed for pharmaceuticals; seeing increased theft at gas stations (purses left in vehicles); Kyle Plush investigation findings to be released 5/2/18.


Oakley Master Plan (OMP) Steering Committee

5/15/18; 6pm – Oakley Recreation Center – next public working group meeting; OMP will include requested map alterations. The 4 Working Groups are: Managing our Future Growth; Investing in our Businesses; Enhancing our Community; and Connecting our Neighborhood

Business – Kenny McNutt & Jon Bernier

Next business happy hour to occur sometime in May.

City Hall Liaison – Chris Mengel, Evan Nolan & Colleen Reynolds

3301 Madison Road (old 5/3 site on Madison)

Rescheduled hearing date: 5-17-18 at 9am for original proposal for apartments and first floor retail; Hearing location: 805 Central Avenue, suite 500, Cincinnati, OH 45202

City of Cincinnati 2019 Budget

6/12/18 6-8pm – you can voice your questions/concerns regarding City of Cincinnati budget for 2019 at Madisonville Recreation Center.

OCC Treasurer Role

Jason Wilcoxon has agreed to step into role; Chris Mucha assisting Jason with transition.

NBD – Dave Schaff

NSP – Jes continues to recruit for position

2018 Oakley “Summer Series” – Stacy Lehman

Final Fridays of June, July; August TBD. If you would like to get involved, contact Stacy Lehman.

Pomme (Allison) has previously handled our marketing, social media, media outlets, sponsorship for Oakley After Hours in the past. (seeking $2700 for 2018 season)

Chris Mucha motions to approve Pomme Communications contract for 2018 Summer Series; seconded by Colleen Reynolds. Unanimous approval; motion passes. 

Cincinnati Neighborhood Games – Dan Krohn

If you live, work and worship in Oakley, you can participate!

6/16 10-2pm @ Oakley Recreation Center for family-friendly qualifier. Dan seeking sponsor for refreshments.

6/19 @ Madtree 7pm (Trivia & Stein-holding contest)

Chris Mengel Open Board Position – Candidates

2 candidates interested and spoke during the meeting; OCC to adjourn into executive session to appoint new board member.

3251 Vandercar Way – Todd Reyling and John Clancy (lot in front of future Planet Fitness)

Proposing drive thru Smoothie King and two retail spaces within one building. Planned Unit Development caps Oakley Station at 3 drive thru’s: Chick-fil-a; Mike’s Car Wash; Kroger Pharmacy are considered drive thru’s.

Chris Mucha motions to send letter to the City of Cincinnati stating Oakley Community Council wants any future development in Oakley Station to follow the Planned Development Agreement guidelines; seconded by Cody Gausvik. 6 approvals; motion passes; Chris Mengel & Colleen Reynolds abstained.

Approve 4/19/18 3rd Thursday Meeting Minutes

Motion to approve 4/19/18 meeting minutes by Chris Mengel; seconded by Evan Nolan. 6 approved; Colleen Reynolds and Chris Mucha abstained. Minutes approved.

April 2018 Financial Report

Motion by Chris Mengel to approve April 2018 financials; seconded by Colleen Reynolds. Unanimous approval; April 2018 financials approved.

Ault Park Fireworks

Seeking $500 donation

Chris Mengel motions to provide $500 to Ault Park Advisory Council for 2018 Ault Park fireworks; seconded by Evan Nolan. Unanimous approval; motion passes.

New Business:

  • ·        Third Thursday Meeting on May 17th at 7PM – Crossroads
  • ·        Next Tuesday OCC Meeting is on Tuesday, June 5th 7PM

Speaker Cards

Brigid Kelly – State Representative encouraging people to vote; discussed current issues on the ballot. Ohhouse.gov – learn more about current issues.

Joe Groh – Metro meeting on 5/10/18 from 4-5:30 @ Oakley Recreation Center.

Chris Mengel motions to adjourn meeting; seconded by Cody Gausvik. Meetings ends at 9:00pm.

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