Property Valuations, MPT By-Law Amendment proposal, and Water Strategy comments

Dear OCA members The City has recently completed a valuation of all properties that comprise their rates base. The previous valuation was completed in 2015 and this is a new valuation in January 2019. (http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/Residential-property-and-houses/property-valuations/current-and-upcoming-valuations) Observatory residents will have received a notice if your property was valued, indicating the value the City estimates for your…

Cape Town Housing Workshop

On Saturday the 9th of February a workshop was held with presentations from DAG and Ndifuna Ukwazi on affordable housing options. You can download the presentations here: DAG :Affordable Housing options Ndifuna Ukwazi : Obs Presentation If  you have any feedback or queries contact the OCA  

Invitation to attend the Affordable Housing Workshop on Saturday 9 Feb 2019

Please join the Observatory Civic Association (OCA), Development Action Group (DAG), Ndifuna uKwazi(NU), Communicare and Civic Action for Public Participation(CAPP) for a morning workshop.   Date: Saturday, 9 February 2019 Venue: Observatory Community Hall, Station Road, Obs (opposite Spar) Time: 10am(sharp)-1pm The programme includes speakers from the partner organisations, as well as facilitated discussion. Seating is limited. Please…

OBSID AGM – Saturday 24 November, 2018

NOTICE of the OBSID Annual General Meeting Saturday 24 November 2018 10h30 Registration from 09h30 Venue: Woolworths Financial Services Auditorium No. 3 St. Michael’s Road Observatory Notice is hereby given of the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Observatory Improvement District NPC. The AGM will take place on Saturday the 24th November 2018 at…

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…