THE Observatory Improvement District (Obsid) encourages residents to become members of the Observatory Civic Association (OCA). With only 28 members, the OCA “desperately needs people to sign up,” said OCA chair Carol Neville. The OCA aims to act as an interface between residents, property owners, businesses and the City. Hudson McComb, Obsid COO, said the […]View Post
OBSID / SRA Notice
Membership is open to all the property owners who are encouraged to apply for membership so that they exercise their rights to influence the business of the CID. Membership cannot be denied and the property owner is then entitled to attend, participate and vote at the members meetings held under the auspices of the Companies Act.
Should a member be unable to attend they may give another individual their proxy to attend and vote on their behalf. Non-members may attend and participate but cannot vote and as such may thus have limited influence on the CID activities.
IN every edition, we try to answer a question that is frequently directed at the Obsid. This time, we look at a frequent request from residents who want the Obsid’s mobile security kiosk, known as the horsebox, stationed in their street as security for their guests when they have a party. The Obsid’s mobile kiosk, […]View Post
TWO City of Cape Town Law Enforcement Officers are set to start working in Observatory from the beginning of February. The long-awaited officers, who for the first time will add a bit of law-enforcement bite to the Obsid’s bark, will have powers of arrest and will be able to fine people who violate City by-laws. […]View Post