These questions and answers are provided to our membership to give current, factual information on projects, policies and other OVA operations. The information is provided by the OVA management team. If you have a question, please email us at email@example.com
It was a simulated emergency that brought Oakmont volunteers out in the neighborhoods and at key locations for an emergency drill Saturday, Oct. 22.
Bright yellow vests set off area volunteers walking their neighborhoods, coordinating with communications volunteers at each of Oakmont’s major venues. It was one of three drills held every year to sharpen volunteers’ readiness to respond to and recover from a major disaster.
If a problem can’t be resolved at the neighborhood level, the problem is relayed to operators in emergency centers. Problems that require further help are transmitted to an emergency operations center at the Berger Center. Volunteers there can request help from Santa Rosa Fire Department Station 7, which is part of the Santa Rosa emergency operations system.
The RFP (Request for Proposal) along with the final plan for the Sports Court project was sent to three Bidders:
- Northwest Engineering
- Siri Grading and Paving
- Cory Hardy Construction
A Reserve Fund basically puts money aside today to pay for replacement of assets in the future. Look at our four largest assets, the Berger Center and the three Recreation Centers. Each of those assets consist of many smaller assets and each has a useful life and will someday be replaced. Continue reading
Q: Where does the OVA get its money to operate?
A: The bulk of the money comes from members’ monthly dues. Continue reading
OVA directors and management get many inquiries from Oakmont members. This web page highlights some of the “frequently asked questions” on a variety of OVA projects, policies and programs of interest to members. The OVA also delivers a twice monthly newspaper to all homes and it is available on this website and includes reports on board meetings and other Oakmont events and initiatives. We hope members will find the posts here of value as a source of information about our community. All content is from OVA directors and management.