ALTHOUGH the nature and functions of the Observatory Civic Association (OCA) and the Observatory Improvement District (Obsid) differ significantly, there are important synergies between the two organisa- tions, says OCA chair Marc Turok. The Obsid is a semi-municipal body which is paid for by Obs property owners through a levy on the City’s rates bill. […]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.
THE Observatory Improvement District (Obsid) field worker, Kenneth Roman, has placed three more street people into shelters over the past month. He said this is the first step towards getting them off the street and back to their families. The three men are now liv ing at the Cape Town Multi-purpose centre in Pickwick Street […]View Post
THE amount of street waste collected by the Obsid increased from 3 016 municipal rubbish bags in April to 3 340 bags last month. This excludes black rubbish bags collected by the OBSID cleaners. The Obsid’s Environment Committee called on residents to help with the problem of weeds and litter by keeping the stretch of […]View Post