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Here's your Clearview newsletter!

Dear Neighbor,
 
June is here!  See below for information about:
  • Clearview Community Meeting with Mayor Burton and C.O.C.A. Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, June 11th
  • Join the COCA Board of Directors
  • We Love Oakville – Stop Amalgamation Update
  • Mayor’s Picnic in the Park Sunday June 9th 
  • Annual Clearview Clean Up and Barbecue Report
  • Upcoming Oakville Events
COCA Annual General Meeting
Please join us for the COCA Annual General Meeting on Tuesday June 11th at the Hilton Garden Inn starting at 7:30 p.m.

Our special guest will be Mayor Rob Burton, who will update us on recent events and activities in Oakville, and answer questions from Clearview residents.

This is also your opportunity to speak with our Town and Regional Councillors, learn about the We Love Oakville campaign against amalgamation, elect the COCA Board, join the COCA Board, raise neighbourhood concerns with COCA’s Board of Directors and contribute $10 toward COCA’s work supporting Clearview.

RSVP so we can be sure to have enough space: https://forms.gle/NdUc6kSd5dzyB8dz6 We look forward to seeing you! 

Run for COCA Board of Directors
COCA welcomes additional Board members.  Meetings are monthly. Learn about Town and Regional Services. Serve your neighborhood.  Indicate your interest at https://forms.gle/NdUc6kSd5dzyB8dz6
 
WeLoveOakville - Stop Amalgamation - Update 
Only a few weeks remain before the special advisors submit their recommendations. We encourage all Oakville residents who oppose amalgamation and any reduction in the number of elected councilors for Oakville to send an email. For instructions click: https://www.weloveoakville.org/write
 
On May 17th the various community groups representing We Love Oakville - Stop Amalgamation presented their opposition to the Special Advisors conducting the municipal review for the Province. Five presentations covered topics including, Councils and Governance, Service Delivery and Efficiency, and Citizen Engagement. The presentations were followed by a short Q&A session. A video of the presentations can be found at:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0gTnPTq0DE&feature=youtu.be

Oakville’s annual Mayor’s Picnic in the Park is on Sunday June 9th from Noon to 4:30pm – fun for all the family and the St. Paul’s Dixie jazz Band & the Oakville Wind Orchestra playing – all at Lakeside Park on Navy Street & Front Street – Bring a Lawn Chair for a good old fashioned picnic – better bring that too! No food for sale on site.

Annual Clearview Clean Up & Barbecue - Thank you to all who helped make it a success.
Great participation, great weather, and community spirit all contributed to this year’s successful day. Over 250 residents turned up this year to clean up the Clearview neighbourhood, enjoy a free barbecue, and socialize.  A special thank you to our sponsors and supporters who helped make the day possible: 
 
A huge thank you to the Kloet family and the Kloet/Apel Team for organizing and supporting this great day for many years and for sharing COCA news with everyone in Clearview through their newsletter.
 
COCA gratefully recognizes the Hilton Garden Inn as our longstanding community partner, generously hosting COCA monthly meetings and special events.
 
Thanks to our Clean Up & BBQ 2019 Sponsors:
Platinum          Farm Boy
Gold                 Petro-Canada Lubricants Inc.
Silver                CRH Canada Group Inc. -- CWT Travelscope*
                         Regional Councillor Dave Gittings -- Storage City*
                         Town Councillor Janet Haslett-Theall
Bronze             Andrew Heideman Desjardins Insurance Agency*
                         FCT -- Lifetree Healing & Teaching Centre
                         Asiya Khan Law Chamber*
 *Sponsor has a Clearview connection
 
Lost and Found - A child's pale green pair of sunglasses was left behind at the barbecue. Please reply to claim them or come to our AGM on June 11th!

Have a great summer!  
COCA does not hold monthly meetings in July and August. See you in September.
You can reach us at info@ourclearview.org

Upcoming Oakville events

June 6-9: Downtown Oakville Sidewalk Sale
Downtown Oakville will be hosting the 45th annual Sidewalk Sale with six full blocks of incredible deals.
June 15: Veterans Salmon Derby
Support the emotional and physical healing of Canadian Military personnel and family through this fun fishing event on Lake Ontario.
June 15: Battle of the Bands 
Eight Finalists will compete for one spot in Kerrfest in Heritage Square. Enjoy a night of music, refreshments and food vendors.
June 16: Mary Murray’s Strawberry Tea on the Bluffs
Come and enjoy some strawberry tea served with scones and whipped cream. There will be door prizes and a raffle.
June 19: An Evening with Chantal Kreviazuk & Raine Maida 
This documentary captures the heart-wrenching journey of Canadian singer-songwriters Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida finding their way back to each other.
June 20-23: Willson Oakville Film Festival
The Film Festival showcases and promotes excellence in all genres (drama, comedies, documentaries, shorts, animation) by Canadian and international artists.
June 21-23 Oakville Family Ribfest
Indulge in ribs, cold beer and live music and lots of great shopping while the kids take over the PlayZone!
June 22: The West End Jazz Series: Swingin' Standards, Love Songs and Hidden Gems 
This evening features The Ross Wooldridge Quartet with Brenda Brown and Carolyn Credico on vocals. 
June 23: Plein Air Painting Day
Plein Air Painting Day is a day for all you creative painters to get outside and paint in Bronte Creek!  
 
We hope to see you at Tuesday’s AGM!
Best wishes,
COCA Board
Bob Brabers - President 
Susan Alksnis - VP
Carol Deeth - VP
Tracy Chu - Treasurer
Louise Hynds - Secretary
Brenda Apel
Steve Dickie
Abid Khan
Steven Laurie
Maura Morrison
Bob Pleau
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COCA - Clearview Oakville Community Alliance
Your Neighbourhood Residents Association
Website: www.ourclearview.org
Email: info@ourclearview.org
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