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55+ Community Info
Articles of Incorporation

Bingo Info
By-Laws of ORHA

Coffee Users Policy

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Scheduler, Webmaster
Director on Duty
Directors Workshop
Dog Park, Thatcher
History of the Website

Insurance Info

Meeting Dates

Meeting Minutes
Nbhd Rep Mtg Minutes
Neighborhood Reps List
Officers & Committees
ORHA Elections
ORHA's Mission
Phone Book Updates
Policies & Procedures

Scheduler of Venues
Sound Room & Kitchen
Venue Responsibilities
Misc. Archived Info
HOA or Services Fee

We are NOT a traditional HOA, we are simply a social organization, a non-profit HA. There are no HOA fees. The Oak Run Homeowners Association (ORHA) does not own any of the common areas. They are all owned by Oak Run Associates, Ltd. (ORA-Ltd), previously known as DECCA, the developer. The ORHA Board of Directors and various Officers are in charge of the use and scheduling of all common area venues. The residents pay a "Services Fee" (similar to an Amenities Fee) to ORA-Ltd.

The monthly Services Fee covers weekly garbage and yard waste pick-up, 24-hour security, basic cable TV (36 channels with one free DTA), community Channel-12 TV (info station for clubs, etc.), use of all facilities, maintenance of all recreational and common areas. The average services fee is $132 with the lower numbered neighborhoods being the lowest and the upper numbered neighborhoods the highest.

There are two types of properties in Oak Run, regular homesites and 'maintained' homesites. With a maintained homesite the services (amenities) fee includes these extra services: sprinkler system and the water used; mowing, edging, fertilizing and weed control of the lawn; trimming and mulching of the landscaping (unless you alter something). Villa homesites also include exterior pressure washing once a year and painting every 5 years. With a regular homesite you're on your own to provide the above services.

To know what a particular homesite's Services Fee will be is to contact the listing real estate agent or the ORA-Ltd officesHERE. There are so many variables that go into this fee that it would be extremely difficult to list all possible fee examples. And, the basic fees increase as you select premium services such as internet, phone, extended TV, movie channels, and HD. Fees are adjusted on a yearly basis to reflect the average CPI increase for the most recent 12 months.

Compare our amenitiesHERE
Deed Restrictions HERE 


Our Mission
Our primary purpose is to organize the recreational, social and cultural activities desired by the residents and to facilitate discussion and communication among the Members and Management of Oak Run. 

Directors Workshop
The Workshop Agendas are located on the ORHA Facebook group page HERE.
(Members of the group must be logged in to select the ORHA Workshop Agendas topic)

Meeting Info and Dates
The Neighborhood Rep meetings are held the first Monday of each month in the Island Club at 9AM. The ORHA Board Workshop follows the Neighborhood Rep meetings. From July through September the Neighborhood Rep meeting and the ORHA Board Workshop occur with the regular General meeting.

Regular General meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month in the Orchid Club Auditorium at 9AM. All decisions regarding your Association are discussed and voted on at these meetings. Many other items of interest to all Oak Run residents are also presented at the meetings. Everyone is invited.

Any and all meetings where business is voted upon are open to residents.

(activities are required to follow all ORHA policies and procedures for facility usage)
     
2021  ORHA Meetings (check the Events Schedule to verify)
Nbhd Rep Meeting on first Monday at
9AM in the Island Club (unless noted)
Board Workshop follows
General Meeting on second
Wednesday at 9AM in the Orchid
Club Auditorium (unless noted)
Jan 4
 Jan 20 (3rd Wed)
Feb 1
 Feb 10
 Mar 1
 Mar 10
 Apr 5
Apr 14
 May 3
 May 12
June 7
 Jun 9
July 5
Jul 14
Aug 2
 Aug 11
part of Gen. Mtg. Sep 8
Oct 4
 Oct 13
Nov 1
 Nov 10
Dec 6
 Dec 8

2021 Check Signing
Card Room, 9:00AM to 9:30AM, first and third Tuesday each month, unless noted
Jan 5 & 19
Feb 2 & 16 Mar 2 & 16 Apr 6 & 20
May 4 & 18 Jun 1 & 15 Jul 6 & 20 Aug 3 & 17
Sep 7 & 21 Oct 5 & 19
Nov 2 & 16 Dec 7 & 21


Scheduler of Venues (requesting a venue)
There are various venues in Oak Run that can be reserved for parties, meetings, etc.
 
Find out when and where an event takes place or see if a venue is available
for you to use on a certain date and time. View the calendar of events.     2021
Online form: Use the fast and easy online Room Request form.

Paper form: Download a form to print and drop off or email.
Questions about the schedule of events: orhascheduler@gmail.com
(activities are required to follow all ORHA policies and procedures for facility usage)

Venue Responsibilities
Below is an abbreviated version of the venue responsibilities. Please view and download the complete requirements, policies and procedures HERE.

(activities are required to follow all ORHA policies and procedures for facility usage)

Every Oak Run facility Room Request that a requester signs comes with responsibilities.

1. There is a table and chair placement schematic posted at all of our facilities, Orchid Club, Island Club and Palm Grove. It is the responsibility of the user to place tables and chairs as indicated on the schematic back in place when your activities are over.

2. Trash must be bagged and put in dumpster nearby each facility and the can liner replaced for the next user.

3. Floors must be vacuumed as needed, if for some reason the vacuum cleaner has a problem call your DOD.

4. Kitchen, counter tops and equipment must be cleaned of grease. Damp mop floor as needed.

5. PERK coffee pots, if used, must be cleaned.

6. There is a trash can at the Orchid Club and Palm Grove plainly marked for Aluminum cans so please, no trash.

Groups that have weekly functions sometimes forget to call the DOD (Director on Duty). This should be done at least 5 days in advance, no later than 3 days prior to your function, if the sound room or kitchen is needed. If you choose not to call you may find yourself without a DOD available. If you are not on the DOD's schedule he/she may make their own personal plans and not be available for your call. At that point the only thing to do is to start down the Director list until you find one willing to help you.  


Phone Book Updates
All Phone Book additions, corrections and deletions are handled by the Directory Chairman, Bill Balch. The easiest way to update your information is to use the online form. If you must use a paper form it can be mailed to 10590 SW 71st Circle, Ocala, FL 34476 (Eagles Point) or put it in the Activities Box at the front door, NOT in the cubby.

(the form can also be used to update Club Contact info)

Online form: Use the fast and easy online Update Request form.

Paper form: Download a form to print and drop off or mail.

If you have questions contact Bill at 854-4963 or wgbalch@gmail.com.
 

 
Instructions for selecting "type" of phone book update being requested:

(CCI) Club Contact Info is selected when a club officer needs to update contact info in the Phone Book and on the Website.

(NLG) New Listing is selected when you are not in the current phone book at THIS HOUSE NUMBER. This usually means someone who is new to Oak Run but it also applies to someone who currently lives in Oak Run, but, in a different house.

(CRN) Correction is selected when you are changing the information currently in the phone book, such as a phone number.

(DLN) Deletion is selected when a person has moved and therefore is no longer living at that address in the current phone book.

Thatcher Dog Park
About the Park:

Since April, 2019, the park has offered 1.5 acres of perfect pooch playground. It's divided into 2 sections, one for larger dogs (18 inches or more) and one for smaller dogs (less than 18 inches). All residents are welcome to use the park by registering their dogs (2 per homesite) with the park committee.

Requirements:

Registration requires an annual fee of $36 per dog, a copy of each dog's current DAPP/DHPP and rabies vaccinations and a completed registration form.

Forms are available at any registration event or can be downloaded and printed here
The Rules & Regulations and usage Agreement  are included with the form.

Renewal forms for those already registered can be downloaded and printed here

Registration
:

Covid Update
Due to the closing of our venues, registration for the dog park can be done by contacting Ellen at 914-456-2634 or by email at thatcherparkoakrun@gmail.com. You can obtain a registration form by printing one above or by picking one up at the dog park front gate "blank form box" in the new registration envelope to the left of the gate.
Two registration events are held each month: in the Orchid Club during the Donut Drop-in (2nd Sat) from 8:00AM to 9:30AM and in the Card Room the 4th Wednesday from 1:00PM to 2:30PM.
Note: Overnight guests can also use the park for a weekly fee of $5 per dog with proof of vaccination.

Contact Info:

If you would like to volunteer to help maintain the park call Victor Schaub, 873-6616. For questions or concerns about the park call chairperson Ellen DerBoghossian, 914-456-2634, or email:
thatcherparkoakrun@gmail.com

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Insurance Information
ORHA Bodily Injury Liability Insurance

A copy of the ORHA Insurance Policy declarations pages is at the copy machine in the library for anyone wanting to read it. You may make a copy of this document for your own use at normal copy costs or print it now from the links below.


To view or download the 2-page PDF, click or tap either image below.

    

Coffee Users Policy
For The Use Of New Grindmaster Coffee Brewers

Any organization in Oak Run can use the Coffee Brewers provided they have attended an orientation as to their use and operation.

ORHA will furnish the filters. The organization must furnish the coffee grounds, cups and condiments. (The exceptions are The Veterans Association of Oak Run, Hospice, and mourning services of residents of Oak Run.)


Any Director on Duty will be happy to assist any member of any Oak Run organization on how to operate the new Coffee Brewers.


Upon completion of use, the used coffee grounds must be emptied, the brewing baskets cleaned. The coffee shuttles must be completely emptied, rinsed, and the surrounding areas thoroughly cleaned.
 

Sound Room & Kitchen
Clubs, groups and organizations that need to have the Sound Room and/or Kitchen opened, should contact the Director-on-Duty, NOT SECURITY. Requests must be made at least 3 days before the requested opening. Any request made with less than 3 days notice may not be granted and is at the discretion of the Director on Duty. 

History Of The Website
The website (at the current address) was created by John Baccoli on January 23, 2004 as a personally-owned and personally-paid website. A predecessor site was created by John months earlier as an ISP domain from AT&T.

With very patient and helpful tutoring from Jim Dillman the site began to take shape. John's purpose for the site was to provide Oak Run residents with information such as Board meeting minutes, By-laws, Policies and Procedures and interesting coming events. These two early sites were well received by the community and John continued his service as Oak Run's Webmaster for four years.


In late 2006 after discussions with various Board members John decided to transfer ownership of the website to the Oak Run Homeowners Association (ORHA). With the transfer complete, in January 2007 Bill Pascoe became the ORHA Webmaster. Bill enlisted the help of Bob Sheetz and John McHale to obtain software that would make maintaining and expanding the site easier and less HTML code intensive.


Carrying on John's tradition of providing information to residents Bill began to include new pages for many clubs and organizations in Oak Run. Eventually the Channel-12 notices and links to local websites were added. Bill had many assistants during this time of expansion who provided content and other help with the new web pages. After four successful years Bill decided to step down as Webmaster.


In January 2011 Jim Waddell, ORHA President, began searching for a new Webmaster. In March 2011 Ron Kenyon assumed the role as ORHA Webmaster. Ron began a complete redesign of the website, adding many improvements and enhancements.


The site was reorganized, navigation aids were installed on all pages and new content was introduced. Along with increased content for established residents, content was added for new residents, renters and out of state readers (potential residents).


After more than nine years of community service, Ron officially retired in June, 2020. However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Ron will continue to serve into 2021. ORHA welcomes those who will carry on the volunteer tradition of John Baccoli, Bill Pascoe and Ron Kenyon.

This website continues to be the "Gateway To
Information" for Oak Run.


Website Motto circa 2017:  Communitati  Inserviendi  (Serving the Community)

         Website Logo circa 2013:
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Green: The color of nature. Representing our boulevard, venues and neighborhoods.

Red: The color of energy. Representing our proud and active adult community.

Purple: The color of royalty. Representing the prestige of our fine residents.

Blue: The color of wisdom. Representing the strength of our association.

Yellow: The brightest color. Representing fun, happiness and sunshine.

The above logo is used as a shortcut icon in your web browser's bookmarks or favorites.
You may see it displayed in your browser tab whenever you're looking at one
of our web pages. It's also used in other places throughout the website.
 
Top 15 Pages Visited in 2020
(total website pageviews = 107,353) 
1.
ORA-Ltd (DECCA)
Information

2.
Channel-12
Notices

3.
Oak Run
Information

4.
DECCA (DDS)
Cable Info
5.
ORHA
Information
6.
New Resident
Information
7.
Online
Forms
8.
DECCA Real
Estate Info
9.
Restrictions
& Covenants

10.
Contact Us
11. Yearly Events
Schedule
12. Clubs and
Orgs List
13. ROGC Golf
and Dining
14. ORHA
Personnel
15. Newsletter
Archive
 
Website Terms of Use
The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by numerous sources and while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

This website and all of its original content are the sole property of Oak Run Homeowners Association, Inc. (ORHA) and are, as such, fully protected by the appropriate international copyright and other intellectual property rights laws.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

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