We will kick off the year with a discussion on Wed 10th at the Observatory Community Centre at 6pm about the Water Crisis in Cape Town and what Civics can do about it. We will also discuss a draft submission on the proposed Drought levy proposed by the City of Cape Town for which comments were…
Draft Submission on the Proposed Drought Levy by the City of Cape Town
The Observatory Civic Association recognizes the enormity of the crisis facing Cape Town as a result of the Severe Water Shortage affecting the City and the province. These are extraordinary times. And extraordinary times require extraordinary measures. For that reason, the OCA is not, in principle, opposed to the idea of a Drought levy being…
Draft manifesto for a new by-law for public participation
Here are some outputs from a workshop held in 2017 Manifesto Afrikaans Manifesto English Manifesto Xhosa New By-Law_pubblic_partecipation Public Meeting Citizen Participation notes_2
Invitation for nominations of the Management Committee – AGM 23 January 2018
Dear Observatorians, Please find linked the OCA Nomination Form for the AGM, Tuesday, January 23rd at 6PM, 2018 at the Observatory Community Hall (registration will open up at 4:30PM). We would like to invite you to place your nominations by filling out the form, and, sending a copy to email@example.com before 5PM, Tuesday the 16th…
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…
Statement delivered to OCA SGM 28 November 2017
I am Olivia Andrews, I’ve lived in Observatory for 10 years and owned a business in Observatory for 1.5 years. I am the business forum coordinator and I sit on the OCA management committee and the Neighbourhood watch committee.
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.
Obs Has Spoken
Tonight over 250 people gathered at the community hall for the Special General Meeting. One motion was proposed which was to agree with the decision to annul the entire AGM of the 31 October and to reinstate the previous committee to organise another AGM within 8 weeks.
SGM 28 November, Obs Community Centre Hall, 6pm
Dear All Members of the Observatory Community The OCA’s Special General Meeting will be held today at the Observatory Community Centre, Main Hall, at 6PM.