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Advocacy News & Notes
Street Sweeping Program & Emergency potholes
If you are interested there will be a report going to the City Council in May on the Street Sweeping Program. This report was written in March. There is a map you can click on to see the schedule for the hills area. I have never seen a street sweeper in our area except when we had […]
What’s in Oakland’s new sweeping 8 year plan for housing
The Oaklandside has prepared a summary of Oakland’s Housing Element plan. Click here to access the article
North Hills Community Associations Testimony on Redistricting for City Council and School Board.
The Oakland Redistricting Commission is tasked with setting new district boundaries for the City Council and School Board by December 31, 2021. The Commission is meeting regularly to decide how the new council districts will be structured. The Commission has asked the community for feedback. The North Hills Community Association has taken a position on […]
What is the Regional Vegetation Mgmt. Joint Powers Agency?
This is the most recent result of North Hills working with other area groups to move toward a safer living environment. In response to the long term drought and growing risk of wildfires caused by climate change, the Oakland City Council passed a resolution authored by Councilmember Dan Kalb and Council President Pro Tempore Sheng Thao authorizing the City of […]
Housing density proposal in high hazard areas
Advocacy letter addressing senator Nancy Skinner, dated March 8 2021
Fourth Bore Coalition (FBC) Overview/Status
Overview In 2005, NHCA joined a coalition of neighborhood groups that worked to ensure construction of the Caldecott Tunnel’s fourth bore was done with the least negative impact and with appropriate mitigations and improvements that are socially, economically, and environmentally beneficial for the entire community. Caltrans opened the new bore to traffic in November 2013 […]
Information about the 4th Bore Mitigation/Projects (Advocacy Materials)
Request to Oakland Mayor (powerpoint slides) Letter to City Auditor Courtney Ruby Letter to Director of Oakland Department of Transportation, march 30 2018
Tunnel Road/Caldecott Lane Project Poised to Break Ground
City of Oakland poised to begin improvements to the Tunnel Road/SR13/Hiller Drive intersection.
Lessons Learned PS Meeting Nov. 20, 2019
Suggestions: Keep your smartphone fully charged. Use an external battery charger that can charge your phone several times. If possible, purchase a more robust battery charger that can charge several devices at a time. Turn your car into an emergency generator by using a power inverter that turns DC current from your vehicle to AC current […]
Public Safety Meeting “Power Outages: Lessons Learned”
North Hills Community Association Quarterly Public Safety Meeting. When: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 @ 7 p.m. Where: Montclair First Presbyterian Church 5701 Thornhill Drive, Oakland This will not be about PG&E! This will be about helping ourselves, our community, our neighbors! Did we have any OPD issues during the Power Outages? OPD crime report […]
Code Compliance: How to file a complaint
Blight, Dumping, Construction Site and Contractor Problems The City of Oakland’s ‘crime and grime’ efforts have put a priority on responding to complaints and tips about illegal dumping, blight, abandoned construction sites or contractors operating unsafely or illegally. Here is the number to call: For construction site blight (trash or debris at a private property […]
City of Oakland Public Works Committee Meeting April 23
Paving Plan for Oakland Item # 7 on Publc Works Agenda Subject: 3Y Paving Plan From: Transportation Department Recommendation: Adopt The Following Pieces Of Legislation; 1) A Resolution Establishing A Three Year Prioritization Plan For The City Of Oakland’s Complete Streets Paving Program (2019-2021); And FOLLOW LINK BELOW FOR INFORMATION https://oakland.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=3918652&GUID=B4EE83A0-2417-4AAB-8DD8-42AF195DEAA8&Options=&Search=
City of Oakland Public Works Committee Meeting February 28, 2019
7 p.m. Montclair Presbyterian Church, 5701 Thornhill Drive, Oakland Quarterly Crime Report – the OPD will discuss the current quarter crime statistics. Mental Health on the Streets: OPD Officer James Garcia will speak about the OPD’s Crisis Intervention Team (CIT), what they do and why. Fire Insurance challenges: United Policyholders Sandy Watts will speak about fire insurance issues and […]
Claremont Hotel Plans
As a public service, NHCA is providing links to resources and articles around the proposed expansion and development plans for the Claremont Hotel. Click on any of the items below. NEWS REPORTS Project as submitted to the City of Oakland Socketsite.com article from November 30, 2016 Berkeley Daily Planet from July 1, 2016 WEBSITES Neighbors […]
Alta Bates Summit Hospital Closing
Links to information about the planned closure of Alta Bates Hospital City of Berkeley assessment of the proposed closure of Alta Bates SF Chronicle article describing planned closure Website of opponents of planned closure