All homeowners in Oakbridge are automatically members of the Oakbridge Community Services Association (OCSA), and those homes and lots are subject to both the Oakbridge Declaration of Covenants and Restrictions (DCR) and the Supplementary Declaration of Covenants and Restrictions (SDCR). These documents were put in place by the developer in 1979, when this whole area was just a big open field, and have remained in force, unchanged, for the last 44 years.
An OCSA committee has been working diligently at a proposal to update them, and its recommendation (“Action 44”), along with an explanation of it and a “rendered” version of what the DCR would look like if the changes were adopted, plus the current wording of the DCR and SDCR, may be viewed on line at https://oakbridge.community/documents/
The OCSA Board of Directors wishes to obtain feedback on that proposal from the membership and has scheduled two meetings for public commentary and suggestions. They will be held remotely, via Zoom, at 7:00 PM on Tue. June 6 and at 1:00 PM on Sat. June 10. To obtain a link to either meeting, e-mail email@example.com. You may also send comments on the proposal to that address.
Based on those comments, the Board will finalize the wording on the proposed amendments and submit them to the members (you, the property owners) for ratification. That requires the assent of at least 75% of our 145 households, or 109 homeowners, and will be conducted via a petition drive. More information about that will be forthcoming after the public hearings, but our hope is that we can collect many of them at the annual 4th of July neighborhood picnic.
Please take advantage of this opportunity to be a fully informed and active participant in the affairs of the community in which you live.
An 8-minute video overview of “Action 44”, describing what it does and why, can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/FiC_3jNliZM
The city of Madison is hosting kick-off meetings for the upcoming Sauk Creek Greenway Corridor Plan on Monday, November 6th (in person at Memorial High) and on Thursday, November 9th (virtual via Zoom), both from 6:30-8:30 pm. Everyone is encouraged to attend/participate, as this is a large project that will certainly impact our extended neighborhood. Both meetings will cover the same information. Advance registration is required for the virtual meeting, as well as requested for the in person meeting to ensure enough tables and chairs are available (there has been immense public interest in this project; you may have even noticed yard signs in adjacent neighborhoods). See https://www.cityofmadison.com/engineering/projects/sauk-creek-greenway for registration links and additional details.
During the meetings, the city will overview the corridor and what we can expect during the corridor planning process, focusing on the three main aspects impacting the corridor—water, land and people. There will be an opportunity to share on our values, how we use the corridor, and our goals for the corridor plan as well as more general Q&A on the corridor plan process.
PARADE at 11 am starting at the Oakbridge sign
Your children and grandchildren can show off their decorated bikes and wagons while dressed in their Independence Day colors as they are escorted by a Madison Fire Department Fire Engine for the neighborhood parade around Oakbrook. Bring your patriotic pups too!
PICNIC starting immediately after parade by the Oakbridge sign
Join in the picnic, sponsored and hosted by the Neighborhood Association, that includes prepared foods, chips, lemonade, and freeze pops. If you’d like to bring your own food, please feel free! Have a favorite game? Bring it!
See you there!
You may view the public comments on “Action 44”, the proposed revision of the Oakbridge Declaration of Covenants and Restrictions, at this link: https://youtu.be/M3DpQLM4NAs
The 2nd and final public hearing on the DCR revision will be this Saturday, June 10, at 1:00 PM. You can get a link to it by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The next meeting of the OCSA Board will be at 8:30 PM Tuesday June 13. The sole item of business will be consideration of “Action 44”, the proposed amendments to the Declaration of Covenants and Restrictions, in light of feedback received from our members during the two public hearings on
• Tuesday June 6 at 7:00 PM
• Saturday June 10 at 1:00 PM
The Board meeting and both public hearings will be conducted via Zoom. All Oakbridge residents are welcome to attend. E-mail email@example.com for the link.