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Oakes Estates Neighborhood Association - A Family Neighborhood

Oakes Estates Advisory, Inc.
PO Box 111046
Naples, FL 34108-1146

        "For the Betterment of Our Community"

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Attention Oakes Estates Residences
North Naples Baptist Church will now accept any clothing or household items you would like to donate. These items may be dropped off the first Saturday of the month between 9:00-noon. These items will be donated back into our (Collier) community
NNBC Website

 

 


Securing your Garbage from Bears & How to Retrofit

 

Waste Management Rules for Yard Waste Pickup
"32 gallon or less container will be picked up or the items can be bundled, or in a Kraft bag. (containers or bags must weigh less than 50 lbs. Items cannot stick up more than 12 inches front he top of the can."

 

SAFETY ALERT

The Collier County Sheriff's Office offers the following suggestions to help you create a family safety plan:

- It is important to activate security measures especially when you are home.

  - Lock your doors and window
  - Always set your alarm
  - Keep your outside lights on
  - Close blinds and curtains to prevent your routine from being observed
  - Increase the awareness of your surroundings


- It is important to utilize your video surveillance.

  - Make sure it is on and recording
  - Make sure the lens is clean and well maintained

- Consider placing your valuables in a safety deposit box.
- Get to know your neighbors. If you see someone who appears out of place, call CCSO.
- Be a good witness. If you are a victim of a crime, try to remember as much detail as possible to convey to law enforcement.
- Discuss with your family members possible emergency scenarios and how to respond.

Taking a layered approach to your safety plan will make it undesirable for intruders to target your home.

The Collier County Sheriff's Office has established a special hotline for reporting information about the recent home invasions. That number is 239-252-0300.

Oakes News and Announcements

Current Minutes now posted for the 2019 Annual Meeting

 

Consider what this neighborhood might be without a unified voice with Collier County.

YOUR OENA IS ONE OF THE MOST EFFECTIVE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS IN COLLIER COUNTY.

There is a critical issue now facing all of us and the association desperately needs your input to shape the future of our neighborhood. Do you want commercial uses inside our community boarders? That very well may happen if we don’t have your input and support. Everyone should plan on attending the annual meeting on March 5th.

There is an effort to change the zoning on 13.66 acres inside our neighborhood boundaries to a commercial use. Should this effort succeed, the impact to traffic in and out of our neighborhood is likely to dramatically increase, which could impact our quality of life and property values.

The board has been effective in the past negotiating with developers, county commissioners and zoning officials to maintain residential zoning inside our neighborhood. Without a unified voice telling the commissioners we are against this kind of change, the pressure they feel from these commercial interests may be more than they can resist.

If you would like to hear more about what your neighborhood association is doing and about other threats to your neighborhood, please come to the annual meeting on March 5th and get connected with your neighborhood association. Mark Strain, the Collier County Planning Commission Chairman, will be in attendance to present information on the Collier County Growth Management Plans. We would like to see you there.

Most importantly, we need your support! MAKE A DONATION!

Fill out the form HERE and send in your donation, or bring it with you to our annual meeting. Your contributions help to fund expenses, projects, and legal fees to defend our neighborhood.

We thank the many homeowners who support our continuing efforts to keep Oakes Estates a wonderful place to live, enjoy our independence and lots of space, and raise our kids.

Sincerely,
Tom Ellis - President
 

URGENT changes to our neighborhood and traffic
WE NEED YOUR HELP

Destiny Church, located on the West side of Hidden Oaks Lane, has petitioned to expand to TRIPLE ITS CURRENT SIZE and add hundreds more cars per day to our neighborhood.

Destiny Church, who bought the property from Faith Community Church in 2014, is a fast-growing church with a formal vision of becoming a Mega-Church. They have activities 7 days/nights a week and regularly exceed the current parking and attendance guidelines for their structure and property now.

OAKES BLVD IS THE ONLY
WAY IN OR OUT!

If approved, the intersection at Oakes Blvd. and Hidden Oaks Lane will become similar to Spanish Oaks Lane with turn lanes required in both directions. ALL OAKES RESIDENTS WILL FEEL THE IMPACT OF INCREASED TRAFFIC.

The Standing Oaks PUD will begin soon which will increase traffic substantially already. Approved 10 years ago, this parcel between Standing & Shady Oaks Lanes and I-75 will include up to 164 condos and townhomes. New raised medians with plant vegetation will be added to the middle of three Oakes Blvd intersections adding a natural calming effect. However, the development is only accessible via Oakes Blvd with single turn lanes to be added on Shady Oaks and Standing Oaks.

READ MORE AND HELP US!
FIND OUT WHAT YOU CAN DO HERE &
VIEW OUR SAMPLE LETTER

 

Upcoming Changes & Challenges

  • Southbrooke Medical/Office PUD on Immokalee Road. We negotiated buffers and access restrictions that far surpass minimum zoning requirements.

  • Garden Shoppes on Northeast corner of Immokalee Rd & Logan Blvd. We are making sure our neighborhood is impacted positively by additional services, yet protected from noise as traffic. Check our website for updates and info

  • Closing of the median on westbound Immokalee Road to turn south onto Oakes Blvd. This will occur late 2017 to allow a longer eastbound turn lane onto Valewood Drive north

Oakes Estates Advisory - OEA - Welcomes You

GL Homes Info
 
"Naples Garden Shoppes"

- GL Meeting Letter
- GL Site Plan

Support Our Mission

Welcome to the official website of Oakes Estates Neighborhood Association, Inc. We have put together a place to visit when you need the facts or have any questions or comments for our Board or it's Officers.

Where we meet - North Naples Baptist Churchon Oakes BLVD
OAKES MEETINGS
Meetings are on the First Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm at the North Naples Baptist Church on the corner of Golden Oaks Lane and Oakes Blvd.

Please consider joining Oakes Estates Neighborhood Association, Inc.. A small annual fee of $25.00 will help us get the information out to our residents and to maintain a P.O. Box. Go HERE for more information on joining. 

We welcome any comments or suggestions on making this website useful for all of the residents.

Thank you,

Oakes Estates Neighborhood Association
Closing of North End of Oakes Blvd
The results from the June 24th, Safety Commission Meeting that Bob Walker and Karl Fry attended were that there is no tangible reason to close the north end of Oakes Blvd. The Safety Commission felt there was merit in the proposal to eliminate the left turn lane that allows you to cut through the median to head south on Oakes when traveling westbound on Immokalee Road. The county’s in-house design team will begin conceptual drawings to eliminate the westbound turn lane and subsequent expansion of the eastbound turn lane onto Valewood Drive north. We will be notified of a public meeting for the final plans. (SEE THIS AND MORE IN THE CURRENT OAKES BOARD MINUTES)
Southbrooke PUD (medical/Office Development) Final Negotiated design reviewed: The engineer firm Grady Minor left large scale exhibits used during the NIM which were used to review the proposed Southbrooke project. Karl reviewed many of the design negotiations that have come into play thus far with the developer. These will be posted on the website for anyone to see. After much discussion of the buildings, the type of business use, landscaping and the aesthetics Bob Walker made a motion to approve for the board to vote by email for reconsideration the use of slash pines in the landscaping the south and east walls for an alternative plant list being defined in conjunction with county landscape architects and our local arborist Peter Goodin, former Oakes board member. Mike Vitte seconded the motion and the motion carried. (Southbrooke Documents)


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Mission

Oakes Estates Neighborhood Association, Inc. is a not-for-profit, all volunteer organization that strives to maintain the integrity of our fine neighborhood.

We hope to present a unified approach to dealing with the problems of the Oakes Estates residents by providing a vehicle with which to speak with one voice concerning our problems. Some of our most urgent concerns are:

-  Oakes Boulevard as a four lane road,

-  Connection of the Avenues to Logan Extension
-  New development, Traffic, Speeding, Crime, etc.

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