Oakley Community Council
Oakley Community Center
February 4th, 2020; 7:00 PM
Call to order - Pledge of Allegiance
- Sign in sheet; Speaker Cards
- Trustee Introductions
- Attendance: Colleen _____ Evan _____Cody __X___Jason __ X ___Dan __ X ___Seth __ X ___Joe___ X __Sandy __ X ___Jon _____Kenny _ X ____Troy _ X ____Anthony ___ X __
- City Hotline-591-6000; Cincinnati District 2 Police Non-Emergency – 949-4400
- Fix it Cincy! Mobile App
Cincinnati Fire Department – Station 31
- · Brandon Green – In January had 210 EMS runs, 5 fire.
- · Fire Safety – Space heaters popular this time of year, use safely – don’t overload outlets, don’t leave on overnight, do not use near furniture/curtains, etc.
- · The water pressure issue that was reported recently on the news has not been a factor in Oakley
District 2 Police report
- · Officer presented the safety report, slight increase in thefts in the typical retail areas.
- · Candidate for Juvenile Judge – Kari Bloom
- o Endorsed Democratic candidate.
- o Background in juvenile and family court
- · Ohioans For Gun Safety – Andrea Dannenberg
- o Presented petition for people to sign, to support expanded background checks in Ohio
- o Target is 103k signatures so can get in front of state government.
- · Issue 7 – Mary Miller
- o SORTA board member
- o Asked for support of Issue 7. The Metro bus/infrastructure levy
- · Three Oaks (Formerly Oakley Yard): Project Update – Neyer Properties (Jeff/Chris)
- o Presented update on the plan to date, had basic renderings
- o Goal is to start demo in June, 18 months to complete senior living and multi-family; single family will be phased in, with all work completed within 3 years
- o Addressed questions about traffic concerns
- § Still ongoing meetings with DOTE and Planning to iron out details
- o Also: Introduction to Senior Housing Developer Omni Senior Living (Tom Finley)
- § Independent living
- § Anticipate costs be $3500-$3800 a month
- · Planned Developments 101: City Planning Department – Jared Ellis
- o Jared presented high level overview of what PD is
- o Is a zone change, minimizes variances a developer must get (more than 1 building per parcel)
- o Still follow normal approval process:
- § Coordinated site review
- § City Planning Commission
- § City Council subcommittee
- § Full City Council
- · Local Oakley: Multifamily Development at CastFab – Greg Dale, Bill Davin, Michael Copfer, Jim Obert
- o Proposed development of plots 1,2,6 in the Local Oakley LLC/cast fab site
- o Hills Development would be builder. Family owned, operated. Manage the properties.
- o Will require a zone change from CG-A to a PD (this development only)
- o Their tenants tend to be older that the average renter, popular with empty nesters.
- o 316 apartment units, spread over 5 buildings
- o 5 story units, 4 will have indoor parking on the first floor.
- o 576 total parking places, including the indoor parking and outside lots
- o All buildings have no stairs, all have elevators
- o Unit sizes:
- § I BR (825 SqFt, $1400)
- § 1 Br w/Den
- § 2 Br (1170 SqFt, $1800)
- § 2 BR w/Den (1486 SqFt, $2100)
- o They are aware of master plan, have studied it, will building in green space, tree cover. Have landscape plan next meeting
- o Working on LEED certification
- o EPA remediation issues prevent single family homes there. Bill Davin committed to sending the full EPA report/documentation.
- o They will meet with Seth, likely back in March to seek approval of zone change.
- o Expressed willingness to not fully develop their planned surface parking unless it's actually needed, and have an interest in obtaining curb parking along Disney and the proposed street.
- · CPD Enforcement – Joe Groh
- On 1/7, Capt Jones asked that we identify top 4/5 locations where enhanced enforcement could be conducted.
- My top 5, based on community feedback:
- Madison Rd, eastern entrance to business district
- Madison Rd, western entrance to business district
- Paxton Ave
- Between Isabella and Hyde Park Plaza Entrance
- Paxton, both directions approaching the Taylor intersection.
- Brotherton, between Ridge & Rosslyn.
- Motion by: __Joe___ 2nd:_Seth____ Vote:_9-0 in favor___
- Motion: I motion that we approve the locations as presented, to be included in the CPD Enhanced Enforcement efforts
- · Invest In Neighborhoods Annual Summit 3/14/20 – Joe Groh
- o Kickoff Dinner Friday March 13
- § There will be no dinner this year
- o Summit Saturday March 14, Cintas Center
- o Theme: My Neighborhood Counts, Everybody Counts
- § We've been only community council with a display table past several years.
- My first year last year, worth it, good exposure for OCC, made good contacts.
- This year could do an updated version of my slideshow, display our census plan, use our new table banner and Oakley flag
- o Table with electric - $160
- IIN says they have no record of us paying last year, so we owe them $135 for last year.
- Anyone wanting to volunteer, we man table from 8:30-Noon. Breakfast & lunch provided
- o Motion: I motion to authorize payment of $295.00 to allow OCC to have a table for the 2020 Invest In Neighborhood Summit.
- Motion by: __Joe___ 2nd:_Cody____ Vote:_9-0 in favor___
- · Oakley Neighborhood School – Craig Rozen
- o Given enrollment/crowding issues, there is interest in potentially building an Oakley school
- o Part of long-term plan
- o OCC putting together committee to promote this action, looking for interested volunteers
- · Events: Reminder of Daddy Daughter Dance 2/16/20
- o First session sold out, tickets remain for 2nd session
Approve January 16th Meeting Minutes
- · Motion to approve by Seth 2nd__Joe___ Vote:__9-0 in favor___
Financial Report – Jason Wilcoxon
- · Motion to approve by Joe 2nd__Sandy___ Vote:__9-0 in favor___
· Next Third Thursday Meeting is on Thursday, February 20th – Brazee Street Studios
· Next Tuesday OCC meeting is on Tuesday, March 3rd
- · Florence Parker, OKI – Spoke of OKI’s mission and requested residents provide their input on the regional transportation survey.
- o Your chance to help shape the region’s transportation needs.
- o www.oki.org
- · Christina Patel – Judicial candidate for Hamilton County Common Pleas Drug Court
- · Fanon Rucker – Hamilton County Prosecutor candidate
- · Nicole Sanders - Judicial candidate for Hamilton County Common Pleas Drug Court
Motion by Joe 2nd__Cody___ Vote:__9-0 in favor___