Nominees for election at the 2018 AGM

The following nominations have been made for the OCA’s 2018/19 Management Committee. Elections will take place at the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 13 November 2018 (more info here). Nominees for Chairperson Tauriq Jenkins Tauriq Jenkins bio: I have been a resident in Observatory since 2004, and take immense pride and joy in serving the…

AGM – Tuesday 13 November 2018

The Obs Civic Association’s AGM is scheduled for 6pm, Tuesday 13 November 2018 at the Observatory Community Centre. It’s been nearly a year since the community rallied together in response to threats to the Civic; these efforts saw OCA membership grow by nearly 400%, and a renewal of the civic life in our community. Here…

Record Breaking AGM 2018 ushers in new era

On Tuesday, 23rd of January, over a hundred members attended the 2018 OCA’s Annual General Meeting The independent election officer for the meeting was Patrick Melly of the Greater Cape Town Civic Alliance. Meeting was chaired by Tauriq Jenkins. Acclaimed Observatory artist and guest musician Adamu Da Silva graced the Community Centre Hall while members…

AGM Reminder

The OCA’s AGM next week Tuesday 23 January 2018 at the Observatory Community Centre is a culmination of the civic activism that you have been a part of. Please join us as we celebrate democracy in action. Starting time is 6 PM (Registration begins at 4:30 PM) New members are welcome to join at registration….

Announcement of the AGM – 23 January 2018

Dear Observatorians, we are proud to announce that our Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, 23rd of January, 2018. The venue is the Community Centre Hall. Starting at 6 PM. Registration will open from 4:30PM. Please check back here for updates – our website is your primary source of information.

OCA Committee response to Mr Kruger

4 December 2017 The Observatory Civic Association notes the statement released by Mr Theo Kruger to the Cape Times (4/12/17) – article quoted below – regarding the outcome of the Special General Meeting on 28th November at which an overwhelming and unanimous vote was taken by 200 Observatory residents and business owners to annul the…

Report on the SGM

Dear Obs residents Many of you were no doubt present at the OCA Special General Meeting (SGM) held last night on the 28th November and saw Democracy in Action. However, I am writing to give people who were not present feedback on the outcome of the SGM.