3-5-19 Approved OCC Meeting Minutes

04/03/2019 10:09 AM | Cody Gausvik (Administrator)

Oakley Community Council Meeting

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 – 7 PM

Oakley Recreation Center



Trustees Present: Cody Gausvik, Dan Krohn, Sean Fausto, Kenny McNutt, Joe Groh, Colleen Reynolds, Sandy Gross, Evan Nolan

Trustees Not Present: Jason Wilcoxon, Seth Shaifer, Jon Bernier, Dave Schaff



·         City Hotline – 591-6000

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

·         Fix it Cincy! Mobile App


Cincinnati Fire Department – Station 31 

46 fires and 129 EMS runs for February. Reminder to clean lent filters and dryer pipe. Sign up for Smart 911 – provides first responders with vital information about residents (www.smart911.com). Reminder to change smoke detector batteries this Sunday.

Cincinnati Police Department Report – Sean Tarvin – Phone 513-979-4480

Pretty quiet February; CincyFixIt app is a great way to report abandoned cars, illegal parking, etc.

District 2 has benefited from an 8-year reduction in crime (35% reduction).

Resident shared recent issues with cars going through parking lot near the Hyde Park Ave. dead-end to access to Edwards. Suggestion was to reach out to owner of parking lot to place benches or landscaping to prevent cars from cutting through. 

CRC Report

Easter Egg Hunt 4/6 830AM and 12PM; if rain, it will be rescheduled to 4/13.

$40 per day for after school camps 7AM-7PM.

Summer camp is full for Oakley; Pleasant Ridge and Madisonville still have openings.


Announce 2019 Committees – Colleen Reynolds

Committees will be posted online; not limited to just board members and we would love to have community volunteers!

Sean Fausto motions to adopt 2019 Oakley Community Council Committees; seconded by Evan Nolan. Unanimous approval. Motion passes.

Oakley Master Plan (OMP) Steering Committee

4/2 will be the first look at entire Oakley Master Plan. Public will provide input and approval of the entire master plan will occur in the coming months.

Business Committee

Daddy Daughter Dance Recap – Kenny McNutt – record year with 629 attendees; $2250 profit for OCC.  

1st Tuesday of each month is Business Happy Hour at 8am at RedTree – 9 people showed up this morning.  

Cast-Fab Site – Bill Davin & Tyler Amicon

Audience member requested for the presentation to be posted online. 28-acre property; current plan is for the space to be divided into 8 lots for mixed use (office space, restaurant(s), hotel(s), residential and a storage unit facility). Visited tonight to solicit feedback. Requested a letter of support for subdivision of land. OCC waiting until 4/2 when there is a better idea of what may go on the land to issue any statements. Not clear how this development would impact the proposed Edwards Connector.

Kennedy Connector – Morelia Group, Chris Hildebrant

Wants to acquire city-owned property at the corner of Madison Road and Kennedy Avenue, as well as 7 single-family homes for 25,000-30,000 square feet of retail. Front of buildings would be brought up to the road and parking would be behind the building. Asking if OCC would support zoning change and allow for the tear down of 7 single family homes. Hubbard radio may also be interested in the property and are expected to come back to OCC for final site approval on 4/2. OCC to discuss this topic at the next third Thursday on 3/21.

Darin Bowman (homeowner) – in favor of development plan

Ryan Schwallie (homeowner) – in favor of development plan

Rick Pescovitz (homeowner) – in favor of development plan

Michael Seirolone (homeowner) – in favor of development plan

Approve 2/21/19 Meeting Minutes

Motion to approve 2/21/19 Minutes by Joe Groh; seconded by Dan Krohn. Unanimous approval; 2/21/19 minutes approved.

February OCC financial report – Jason Wilcoxon

Vote for approval at next meeting.

Motion to adjourn meeting by Evan Nolan; seconded by Joe Groh. Meeting ends at 8:45PM.

New Business:

  • ·        Third Thursday meeting on 3/21/19 – Brazee Street Studios 7-9PM
  • ·        Next Tuesday OCC Meeting 4/2/19 – Oakley Recreation Center 7PM

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