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This Southern Oaks Grove HOA community website provides current information and helpful links for both our residents and interested visitors.  You may click on the links on the left to access important documents, forms, contact information, and other useful resources.
 
~ Community News ~
Homeowners - Trim Trees
Posted on Oct 1st, 2018
Homeowners are reminded the county is now recommending a 16' clearance height of tree branches that hang over the street to accommodate larger trash pickup vehicles. Branches scrape the trucks, damaging their paint, and can break, causing a hazard to pedestrians and drivers. If your oak tree extends over the sidewalk, it should be trimmed up to at least an 8' clearance, and 16' over the street. Violation letters will be sent to properties with trees in need of trimming. 
Your Opinion Needed! Please Respond
Posted on Sep 14th, 2018

The Board would like to gain the opinion of the Southern Oaks Grove owners!  The Association’s attorney has presented the Board with proposed amendment information to allow the collection of assessments at mortgage foreclosure sales.  Recently the Association has not observed many foreclosures in the neighborhood, and currently there is only 1 out of 134 homes.  In order for such an amendment to move forward, the Association would need to spend $350 for the attorney to prepare the proposed amendment.  Then a mailing would need to be sent to all owners, which would cost over $200.  67 owners would need to be present at the vote meeting to reach a quorum and 90 owners would need to vote yes to see the amendment pass. 

Owners, if you believe that the Board should move forward or not move forward with the process, please email management@mcneilmsi.com as follows:  Subject Line:  Southern Oaks Grove – Collection of Assessments at Mortgage Foreclosure Sales.  If your believe that the Association should move forward to spend the $550 to initiate the proposed amendment change, then respond accordingly.  If you believe that the Association should NOT move forward with the proposed amendment change, then please respond accordingly. 

Please note:  if owners agree that the Association should proceed with the proposed amendment change mailing, there is a chance that quorum may not be reached at the meeting, or 90 owners would not vote yes.  If that is the case, then the Association would have spent $550 with no results.  Please let us know what you think prior to December 4, 2018.

Report Cracked Sidewalks
Posted on Sep 6th, 2018
Did you know you can easily report cracks sidewalks and other issues online to Hillsborough County? You can also report potholes, road debris, damaged or missing street signs, malfunctioning traffic signals and other related issues.
Click here to submit your information: https://service.hillsboroughcounty.org/311/roads-sidewalks/
Download tip411 App
Posted on Jan 12th, 2017
You can download the tip411 app to your smartphone or tablet to report crime tips to HCSO. You can find the app through the Apple App store or Google Play. Just type in "HCSOSHERIFF'' (no space). tip411 is simple yet effective. All you have to do is press "New Tip.'' You can also include a photograph or video by touching the camera icon at the bottom. All tips transmit instantly to the HCSO Communications Center where the information is directed to the appropriate area (patrol, narcotics, warrants, etc.). HCSO monitors tip411 24-hours a day, seven days a week. All tips are anonymous.
Submit Form BEFORE Making Changes to your Property
Posted on Jan 11th, 2017
Homeowners are reminded they must submit an Alteration Application (available on the Documents & Forms page) to McNeil Management for review and approval/denial by the board PRIOR TO making any changes to their property. This includes things such as landscape changes, repainting, fences, pools, lanais, etc. You will receive a letter in the mail with your approval/denial from McNeil Management.
Update To Standards for Community Living
Posted on Jun 16th, 2016
Larger outside storage container options have been implemented by the Architectural Committee and the Board of Directors.  Please check the Documents & Forms page of our website for the June 14th, 2016, Amendment to the Southern Oaks Grove Homeowners Association, Inc. Book of Standards for Community Living describing the change.

 
~ Upcoming Events ~
HOA Annual Meeting of the Membership
Wednesday, December 5th
The Annual Membership Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at 6:30 pm at the Brandon Community Center located at 502 E. Sadie Street in Brandon. All homeowners will receive a mailed notice prior to the meeting with a proxy. If you are unable to attend in person to vote for your board members, please sign and return your proxy prior to the meeting. 
(Meeting location and date subject to change with notice.) 

 

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