2-21-19 Approved OCC Third Thursday Meeting Minutes

03/11/2019 8:05 AM | Cody Gausvik (Administrator)

Oakley Community Council 3rd Thursday Meeting

Brazee Street Studios

2/21/19; 7PM





Trustees Present: Dan Krohn, Cody Gausvik, Colleen Reynolds, Jason Wilcoxon, Joe Groh, Dave Schaff, Evan Nolan, Sean Fausto, Seth Shaifer, Sandy Gross, Kenny McNutt

Trustees Not Present: Jon Bernier


Go Vibrant – Christy Zerges

Go Vibrant creates established walking routes for local neighborhoods. 6-8 month process.

$5,000-$7,000 = three routes; up to fifty signs

$3,500 = up to thirty five signs

Many neighborhoods use money from NSP, grants or community council funds.

Evan Nolan proposed for those board members interested to form a committee and bring proposal to the board for review at a future meeting. East Walnut Hills, Avondale and Madisonville have participated.

OCC Committees

Colleen Reynolds to send out suggested (based on trustee interest) committee assignments soon.

Bees/Beautification – Sandy Gross

Sandy Gross discussed the growing importance of the declining bee population due to over-development. Our hope is to add landscaping conducive to aiding local bee population. Green Plan Cincinnati was referenced. Look for local areas to plant flowers and create prairie(s). More to follow.

NSP – Craig Rozen/Dave Schaff

Our plan has been submitted. $1500 to membership; $2080 to events, $250 to ops; $1000 to beautification.

CPS – Colleen Reynolds/Craig Rozen/Jason Wilcoxon

Colleen, Craig and Jason plan to meet to discuss ‘neighborhood attendance area changes’ to neighborhood schools at a separate meeting.

Neighborhood Summit 3/16, 730AM-4PM– Craig Rozen


CBI Event 3/15. 6-9PM


Development Updates:

Body Alive – may pursue “Notwithstanding Ordinance” with the City. Notwithstanding Ordinance would give Body Alive the authorization to use the house they purchased behind their studio as an office and would expire if they ever left.  

Alamo & Ridge Proposed Billboard – OCC plans to be vocal in opposition.

Neyer/Oakley Yard – plan to attend future OCC meeting and share their proposal/solicit feedback from the community.  

Former Cast Fab site owners – plan to attend future OCC meeting and share their proposal/solicit feedback from the community.  

2/5/19 Meeting Minutes

Dave Schaff motioned to approve 2/5/19 minutes; seconded by Sandy Gross. 8 approved; Cody Gausvik, Colleen Reynolds and Jason Wilcoxon abstained. 2/5/19 Meeting Minutes approved.

Motion to adjourn meeting at 9:00PM by Collen Reynolds; seconded by Cody Gausvik. Meeting Ends at 9:00PM

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