Blogs

Bulletin Posting Box

If you've ever wondered what OSMA discusses at its Board meetings, you can always find our upcoming agenda on the website.  But, if you're walking along Fountaingrove Parkway and find yourself at the corner of Rincon Ridge West, you'll also find our agenda posted in a new bulletin box on the corner.  The law requires that we have one, so there it is!   

SOD Spraying Complete for 2015

Spraying of the immune booster Agrifos onto oak trees that are susceptible to the Sudden Oak Death pathogen has been completed for this year.  In all, a total of 777 Coast Live Oaks and Black Oaks were sprayed in two different areas of Fountaingrove II.  Thank you to all the volunteers who assisted with identifying each and every tree to be sprayed and removing the flagging after the spraying was complete.   

New Board Member

After the unfortunate passing of longtime Board Member Dan Cummins, the remaining OSMA Board Members appointed OSMA volunteer Steve Test to fill the vacancy Dan left.  Steve will fulfill the remainder of Dan's term, which is up at the end of 2016.  Please welcome Steve!

Be Fire Safe! SRFD Encourages Readiness

The tragedy of wildfires can destroy homes quickly and families are often devastated by the losses. Last year, 7,865 fires burned a total of 555,044 acres in California and was considered amongst the worst and driest fire seasons in recorded history.   Wildfire protection for our community home begins with our residents; they are the first line of defense against a Wildfire.

Weed Abatement Deadline Set for May 15, 2015

Weeds and grasses on your property must be cut to 4 inches and below by May 15th and stay that way until sometime in November.  The extended drought has made our neighborhood ev

2014 Annual Report to City

The OSMA Annual Report is available for viewing under "Reports" on this website.  In it you will find everything - yes, everything - that went on in the open space in 2014.  Think your $64 monthly dues aren't a bargain?  After reading these documents, you may feel much differently.  Let this also be a call to all the volunteers out there who are yet to step up!  The work doesn't get done without volunteers who give of their time and talents - and there are too few.  Please consider lending a helping hand now and then.

OSMA Open Space Work - Late 2014

Here's an update on fuel reduction activities that will be taking place in an area near you! Habitat season is officially over (as of mid-August), so this is the time of year that the OSMA can do serious work on trees and shrubs to make our area more fire safe and healthier overall. 

Fire Safety - Firewise Online Workshop

 Fountaingrove II is the only certified Firewise community (go to firewise.org for more info) in Santa Rosa and one of only two in Sonoma County (the other is Sea Ranch).  Here's, in a nutshell, what Firewise is all about: 

USAA Policyholders Can Receive Discounts for Living in Firewise Community

 The California Department of Insurance announced that USAA policyholders living in recognized Firewise Communities/USA® sites in California will receive discounts on their homeowners insurance premiums.

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