6-5-18 OCC Approved Meeting Minutes

08/09/2018 8:51 AM | Cody Gausvik (Administrator)

Oakley Community Council Meeting

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 – 7 PM

Oakley Recreation Center



Trustees Present: Jes Overley, Colleen Reynolds, Cody Gausvik, Evan Nolan, Sean Fausto, Jon Bernier, Jason Wilcoxon, Kenny McNutt, Dave Schaff, Dan Krohn

Trustees Not Present: Chris Mucha, Stacy Lehman



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Cincinnati Fire Department – Station 31 

16 fires and 169 EMS runs for May; keep grills outside while using extra caution.

Cincinnati Police Department Report – District 2: Shawn Tarvin CPD & District 2 Capt. Aaron Jones – Phone 513-979-4480

Lower auto thefts for May; people are targeting retail and gym parking lots when cars are left unattended. Cincinnati Police to meet about increased shootings in the City of Cincinnati. If you see something questionable, always call District 2 police immediately.

Jalisa - New (full-time) Oakley CRC Coordinator

Steve Briggs – Department of City Planning

Smoothie King Drive thru approved for Oakley Station. Steve suggested we send OCC agenda to City Planning Department for assistance going forward when we oppose a development.

Follow up with City Planning about Heritage Apartment complex and their responsibilities for nearby landscape (Evan Nolan). Heritage was a planned development and Craig Rozen will look for emails that stated such. Gary Heflin from Courtesy Automotive offering to maintain landscape island in front of former Maribelle’s; Gary to bring landscape proposal to next meeting.

Oakley sign on Paxton was removed and never replaced.


Oakley Master Plan (OMP) Steering Committee

Each working group has put together their goals, actions and strategies.

6/26/18 - 6:30PM next working group meeting.

Business – Kenny McNutt

Nothing to report.

City Hall Liaison – Evan Nolan, Colleen Reynolds, Dan Krohn, Sean Fausto

Drafting SOPs; public hearings for City budget review start next week.

OCC to create list of items OCC supports for the upcoming budget review meetings. (Oakley Rec Center is a priority for OCC – Colleen to send around draft of what OCC will push at budget meetings)

Motion by Dave Schaff for Oakley Community Council to reaffirm our support to fund a new Oakley Recreation Center that serves Hyde Park, Mount Lookout and Oakley, furthermore, that the existing funding that has been earmarked be protected. Seconded by Evan Nolan. 9 approvals; motion passes; Colleen Reynolds abstained.

Motion by Dave Schaff for Oakley Community Council to support prioritizing funding for NSP, NBD and NBDIP. Seconded by Evan Nolan. 9 approvals; motion passes; Colleen Reynolds abstains.

Dave Schaff to draft letter.

Go Local (Crossroads)

Last month, Crossroads weeded/installed new flower beds and cleaned up multiple areas throughout our neighborhood. Special thanks to all volunteers!

Oakley Summer Series – Stacy Lehman

Finalizing sponsors; first event is June 29 on the esplanade. OCC will host a family carnival night with a musician and carnival games. Cincinnati Circus will also be there along with the option to purchase MadTree beer. Volunteers are still needed – Stacy Lehman to send board volunteer needs. 

Cincinnati Neighborhood Games – Dan Krohn & Rob Wetterstroem

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

6/16 10-2pm @ Oakley Recreation Center for family-friendly qualifier. There are individual and team games. Registration is at 9:45am.

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

6/23 Cincinnati Chess Association hosting ‘Chess Tournament’

Oakley Community Council Electronic Newsletter – Dan Krohn

Dan Krohn proposes launching an electronic monthly newsletter as an additional membership benefit to OCC members. Included in the newsletter: upcoming event dates; dates for upcoming OCC meetings. Dan Krohn volunteers to help keep us on time and assist with writing newsletter. 8/1/18 is the planned launch date. Deadline for articles? (send to board 48 hours in advance before posting)

 Dan Krohn motions to implement monthly newsletter for all OCC members starting 8/1/18; seconded by Cody Gausvik. Unanimous approval; motion passes.

Terry Nester – Candidate for Judge, Common Pleas Court

Approve 5/17/18 3rd Thursday Meeting Minutes

Motion to approve 5/17/18 meeting minutes by Evan Nolan. Seconded by Colleen Reynolds. 6 approved; Kenny McNutt, Jon Bernier, Jason Wilcoxon and Dan Krohn abstained; minutes approved.

May 2018 Financial Report

Motion by Evan Nolan to approve May 2018 financials; seconded by Sean Fausto. Unanimous approval; May 2018 financials approved.

Motion by Evan Nolan to combine OCC and OAH funds. Seconded by Colleen Reynolds. Unanimous approval; motion passes.

Motion by Evan Nolan to budget $2600 from NBD funds for landscaping improvements in Oakley and authorizes Jason Wilcoxon and Jes Overly to negotiate landscape contract on behalf of the OCC. Seconded by Sean Fausto. Unanimous approval; motion passes.

Swim Team – Craig Rozen

Oakley pool open from 1-6pm. Swim team starts next week; Craig to send swim team applications to OCC so we can post on social media.

Gini Browsh – “Rails to Trails”

Ribbon cutting for the first section of the Wasson Way bike path – 7/28/18, 9:30-11:30.

New Business:

  • ·        No third Thursday meeting in June
  • ·        OCC Mini-Retreat June 24th 5-9PM (location TBD)
  • ·        No OCC meetings in July

Evan Nolan motions to move to special meeting to discuss OCC Board of Trustee personnel issues.

Colleen Reynolds motions to close special meeting; seconded by Evan Nolan.

Colleen Reynolds motions to adjourn meeting; seconded by Evan Nolan. Meeting ends at 9:40PM

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