FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q1. How do I subscribe to Oakdell Ranch email notifications?
A1. If you have given your email address to the Homeowners' Association for the Directory you have already been added to email notifications. We are using the Oakdell Ranch Yahoo Groups service to manage emails and other services including polls, community discussions and our online directory. If you are not a member and are a resident of Oakdell Ranch please sign up using the red box below.
Q2. Is there an Annual dues? If so how much and what is the money used for?
A2. Annual fees are $10 payable to Robin Seaman. Checks should be made out to "Oakdell Ranch Homeowners' Association" or "Oakdell Ranch HOA".
Special thanks to Jack Hislop's printing company. T&J Graphics Inc. subsidized this year's Directory printing cost and Carolyn Miller has graciously covered the cost of reproducing the newsletters.
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Q4. How do I find out what crime is being committed in our area?
A4. Subscribe to emails from the Sheriff's office. Regular announcements are send along with advisories. http://www.cupertino.org/update/hall/ecap/eCAP.htm
Q5. Who do I call about crime prevention and Neighborhood Watch programs?
A5. Neighborhood Watch is a proven crime prevention program. Call (408) 777-3177 or email SHERIFF@Cupertino.org
Q6. Can I advertise on this website? What can't I send out?
A6. There is no advertising on www.oakdellranch.org. Members of the Oakdell Ranch can post information to the community at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/OakdellRanch/messages. If you have any information that is of interest to Oakdell Ranch you are encourage to post it.
You are not entitled to have nonmembers solicit to this group.
Q7. What's going on with school zoning? Why are we being rezoned?
A7. Kennedy a middle school (grade 6 to 9) is over crowded. The capacity is 1,300 and they presently have 1,700. The plan is to turn Collins Middle School into an over flow school. The boundaries to determine which kids go where is being decided by the school district.
Some talk indicates that all of Oakdell Ranch is going to Collins Middle School. Monta Vista would remain our High School.
Please voice your concerns or comments at: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/OakdellRanch/post
Q8. Is my address and phone number safe on the web?
A8. Only members of the Oakdell Ranch can see your address, email and phone information. This is moderated group which means that only homeowners can join. Please refer to Yahoo Group Help for more information.
Q9. I don't like SPAM. How much email is this group going to send me?
A9. You have the ability to configure how much email you will receive. YOu have the option of setting message delivery to one of the following at: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/OakdellRanch/members;
Individual email - gives you emails when any news or
Q10. Who runs this web site? How can I help?
A10. This web site is actually 2 sites. 1) OakdellRanch.org is a simple site designed/built/maintained by a volunteer under the authorization of the board of directors. The total cost of the site is about $15 each year to maintain our Internet address. 2) groups.yahoo.com/group/OakdellRanch is an interactive online community that has the Homeowners Directory, Polls, Email distribution and other features. The advertising from Yahoo keeps these services free.
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