April 2012

Woodstock is Back!

 Woodstock is back on home turf at Rincon Ridge Park after an extended vacation at the local rejuvenation spa!  Thanks to several neighbors with various tools and equipment, it all came together for a final installation. There was only one small mishap in the endeavor, but the bump is easily repaired, and soon Woodstock will be perfect once again. He is now glued, bolted, rebar reinforced and nicely refurbished!

New Weed Abatement Deadline - June 1st, 2012

Because of the rainy weather we've had in April the SR Fire Department has extended its weed abatement compliance deadline to June 1st.  That means you have a few more weeks to start with your maintenance for the season, which usually lasts through summer and into November.  Remember, we live in a very high fire severity zone.  It takes everyone working together to keep us safer from a burning ember becoming an out of control wildfire.

OSMA 2011 "Year in Review" Video is Online

If you'd like to see a shortened version of the informational "Year in Review"  video (without the snappy tunes), click here.  The video explains what OSMA is, what it did in 2011 and what plans are for the future.  We hope you find it very informative.

City Reviews Annual Report - OSMA Is In Compliance

Each year, the OSMA submits an annual report to the City describing its progress throughout the year - whether it's describing the reduction of fuel in open space, the removal of dangerous trees or the propagation and planting of rare native species.  The report is OSMA's proof that it is in compliance with a Conditional Use Permit, which must be approved each year.  Here is the letter from the City of Santa Rosa announcing its approval for renewal - City Letter.