OOCCL Grants $14,418.83 to Member Neighborhoods
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At the June General Quarterly Meeting, the following grants were awarded to our OOCCL member neighborhoods with proceeds from the 2010 OOCCL Home Tour;

Kessler Plaza - $810.00 - Neighborhood Communication Letter and Safety Signs
Beckley Club Estates - $678 - Neighborhood Website. Crime Watch hotline voice mail and Crime Watch signs
Kidd Springs - $486.00 - Constable Patrol for July 4th and New Year's Eve. Neighborhood Communication Letters
Beverly Hills - $543.60 - Crime \Watch Banners, Police Patrol for 4th of July and New Year's Eve, Flyers for Neighborhood Communication
West Kessler - $1740 - Revision of green space for the island on the cul-de-sac of Stevens Woods Court. Electricity and stone - Setting and cleaning of flower beds
Wynnewood North - $1848 - Complete street sign topper project, event notification signage and funds for VIP patrol car
Kings Highway Conservation District - $3685 - North Polk Street Corridor Project - Phase One : irrigation and landscape improvements to public right of way median located at Polk Street and Turner Avenue
Stevens Park Village - $1328.23 - Tree trimming in the common spaces (Walter and Barberry, Leander and Barberrys, Stevens Crest Street Closure)
Hampton Hills - $500 - $500 - Purchase of solar powered lights for alleys to deter crime
Lake Cliff Neighborhood - $2800 - Fabrication and installation of 42 sign toppers for Lake Cliff Historic District

Total of Grants for 2011 is $14,418.83.
President's Letter
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On July 11, the Oak Cliff Gateway Committee will release their preliminary ideas for rezoning the Oak Cliff Gateway at Hitt Auditorium at 7:00pm. The Gateway is roughly 800 acres south of I-30, west of I-35, east of Beckly and north of Davis. The same process is being used to rezone this property that was used last year on Bishop Davis. Members of the community were appointed by council to confer with architect Larry Good who was paid for by the development community.

The product created for Bishop Davis rezoned over 300 acres in and around the Bishop Davis corridor. Three, 4 and 5 story buildings are now allowed and, in some cases, new construction is given parking reductions while old buildings like those in Bishop Arts are given even deeper reductions.

Old buildings in Bishop Arts were already given reductions and deservedly so.  Those reductions should include even more old buildings in Oak Cliff. The League is supportive of old buildings getting a break on parking requirements. But the development community wanted more so some new buildings were given reductions and the older ones were given even more. The opening of Gloria‚Äôs demonstrates the potential for problems.
2011 Architecture at Risk List
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Read about our new Architecture at Risk List HERE

2011 OOCCL Home Tour - October 8 and 9, 2011
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Sponsorship rates for the 2011 Home Tour are in.  Click HERE to download a chart with all the particulars.  Remember that advertisers that pay in full by July 31, 2011 will receive a 20% discount~!   

This year's tour promises to be one of our best ever with a record 15 properties and will be the second weekend in October, on the 9th and 10th.


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