8-4-2020 OCC Approved Meeting Minutes

10/29/2020 1:10 PM | Joe Groh (Administrator)

Oakley Community Council

Virtual Meeting: Google Meet

August 4, 2020; 7:00 PM




Until otherwise noted, all Oakley Community Council Meetings will be conducted online, via the Google Meet virtual conference tool. You can find full virtual/online meeting details on the homepage of our website, www.oakleynow.com.


Meeting Video

Call to Order

Pledge of Allegiance

Trustee Introductions

  • ·         Present: Colleen, Evan, Dan, Kenny, Joe, Anthony, Seth, Troy, Cody, Jon
  • ·         Absent: Jason, Sandy


  • ·         Cincinnati Police Department– Captain Jones, District 2 Police

Experiencing uptick in violent crime (shootings) across the city. Oakley crime remains low.   

  • ·         CRC – JaLisa Elkins
  • Summer camp still taking place (only 45 kids this year) – two weeks left of camp. Pool is still reservation-based to keep numbers down. Updates for the fall coming soon.
  • ·         Bill Frost – Candidate for City Council 2021


  • ·         OCC Updates – Colleen Reynolds

Real Estate Development:

Will include 12 row houses.

Motion by Seth to support the Cardiff Row plan as shown and presented on 8/4/2020 per the City of Cincinnati Planning Department request for a zoning change from ML to RMX. Further, the OCC supports the front yard setback variances as shown on the plan; seconded by Evan Nolan. Unanimous approval; motion passes.  


  • ·         Three Oaks Tunnel (Dan and Joe):Mayor and City Manager believe this project should move forward. $265k of funding will come from Oakley TIF district. Needs to be approved by City Council. OCC will be integral to the process after approval. Grant applications will need to be submitted.
  • ·         NBDIP (Joe):three projects proposed. 1.GoVibrant Walking Paths and Signage; 2. Allston Street Beautification; 3. Tree grates along Madison. Feedback welcomed at the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1pNO8nJop3IyhY8KaA0_l8LJ13w5Qn0j0m8Ej4RtujrA/viewform?usp=sf_link
  • ·         Discussion around 20Th Century Site: Colleen to research.
  • ·         2020 Census: starting next week, folks will be knocking on your door if you haven’t completed. Friday, 8/14 mobile station at Oakley Square from 6-9 and Saturday 11-3PM.

Approve 7/16/20 Meeting Minutes

Motion by Joe Groh to approve the 7/16/20 Meeting Minutes; seconded by Anthony Isaacs. Unanimous approval; minutes approved.  

New Business:

·         Next Third Thursday Meeting is on Thursday, August 20th – VIRTUAL

·         Next Tuesday OCC meeting is on Tuesday, September 1st – VIRTUAL

Speaker Cards

  • ·         None

Adjourn Meeting

Motion to adjourn meeting by Seth; seconded by Evan. Meeting ends at 8:34PM.

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