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Find additional info in the Oak Run Community Directory (phone book)

HOA Fees
We are NOT a traditional HOA, we are simply a social organization, a non-profit HA. There are no HOA fees. The Oak Run Homeowners Association (ORHA) does not own any of the common areas. They are all owned by Oak Run Associates, Ltd. (ORA-Ltd), previously known as DECCA, the developer. The ORHA Board of Directors and various Officers are in charge of the use and scheduling of all common area venues. The residents pay a "Services Fee" (similar to an Amenities Fee) to ORA-Ltd.

The monthly Services Fee covers weekly garbage and yard waste pick-up, 24-hour security, basic cable TV (36 channels with one free DTA), community Channel-12 TV (info station for clubs, etc.), use of all facilities, maintenance of all recreational and common areas. The average services fee is $132 with the lower numbered neighborhoods being the lowest and the upper numbered neighborhoods the highest.

There are two types of properties in Oak Run, regular homesites and 'Maintained' homesites. With a maintained homesite the services (amenities) fee includes these extra services: sprinkler system and the water used; mowing, edging, fertilizing and weed control of the lawn; trimming and mulching of the landscaping (unless you alter something). Villa homesites also include exterior pressure washing once a year and painting every 5 years. With a regular homesite you're on your own to provide the above services.

The best way to know what a particular homesite's Services Fee will be is to contact the listing real estate agent or the ORA-Ltd offices. There are so many variables that go into this fee that it would be extremely difficult to list all possible fee examples. And, the basic fees increase as you select premium services such as internet, phone, extended TV, movie channels, and HD. Fees are adjusted on a yearly basis to reflect the average CPI increase for the most recent 12 months.

Contact the ORA-Ltd office HERE
Compare our amenities HERE
Deed Restrictions HERE

Oak Run Bus Service

Courtesy Bus provided by Oak Run Associates, Ltd.

9:28AM and 10:10AM
Tuesdays: Publix and Walmart
 Thursdays: Friendship Plaza and Paddock Mall

  Call Community Services, 352-854-6010 X405,
for reservations and pick-up schedules.
Marion Senior Services provides Marion Transit
for residents who are unable to drive and who
do not have family or friends to transport them

Call for eligibility: 352-620-3071
Visit their website HERE
Download a brochure HERE

Book Sale, Donut Drop-In, Library Movie, Name Tags, Pancake Breakfast
(Oak Run activities are required to follow all ORHA policies and procedures for facility usage)

Events located in the Orchid Club Auditorium
 (please check the ORHA Events Schedule or TV Ch-12 for last minute changes
Donut Drop-In & Book Sale: 8:00AM - 9:30AM Pancake Breakfast: 8:00AM - 10:00AM
Name Tags: 8:30AM - 9:30AM Library Movie: 7:00PM
Second Saturday (unless otherwise noted) Fourth Saturday (unless otherwise noted)
Jan 8
Jan 22
Feb 18
Feb 26
Mar 18
Mar 26
Apr 9
Apr 23
May 14
May 28
Jun 11
Jun 25
Jul 9
Jul 23
Aug 13
Aug 27
Sep 10
Sep 24
Oct 8
Oct 22
Nov 12
Nov 19 - Pancakes, Nov 26 - Movie
Dec 10
Dec 17 - Pancakes only, NO Movie

Donut Drop-In
Second Saturday each month from 8:00AM to 9:30AM in the Orchid Club, enjoy some donuts, orange juice, coffee and tea with your neighbors, we hope to see you there.

Book Sale
Second Saturday each month during the Donut Drop-in from 8:00AM to 9:30AM in the Orchid Club. Hardback books, paperback books, DVDs and more at a great price.

Resident Name Tags
Second Saturday each month during the Donut Drop-in from 8:30AM to 9:30AM in the Orchid Club. Order or pick-up your name tags. Checks only, payable to ORHA. For more info call Della, 237-6474.

Pancake Breakfast
Fourth Saturday each month from 8:00AM to 10:00AM in the Orchid Club. Think of it, hotcakes fresh off the griddle and the smell of sausage and maple syrup to fill your senses. Sounds great doesn't it?

Movie Night
Fourth Saturday each month at 7:00PM in the Orchid Club, new releases shown, donations benefit the independent Library.

Facilities Rules
A 3-page PDF of the Recreational Facilities Rules can be viewed or downloaded HERE.
(activities are required to follow all ORHA policies and procedures for facility usage)

Garbage Collection and  Bulk Item Removal
Neighborhood garbage and yard waste pickup schedule HERE
Holiday pickup schedule HERE
Approved screening method for waste barrels HERE

   Bulk Items

Marion County holds monthly furniture collection events at various recycling centers throughout the county to provide convenient locations for citizens to bring their old furniture. Learn more on the Marion County website HERE. Oak Run residents who can't take their bulk items to the Recycle Center must arrange for private removal.

Hurricane Information
National Hurricane Center (storm tracking) www.nhc.noaa.gov
NOAA Preparedness Guide, download the PDF HERE

Lost and Found
Report lost and found ITEMS (only) to: Marilyn Spalter, 352-547-5578
Call any day but ONLY between the hours of 11:00AM - 4:00PM
Lost and Found - ITEMS Facebook group HERE
Report lost and found PETS to: Jim, 518-737-0916;
Sherrie, 352-300-8893; Lynda, 401-704-4824; Phyllis, 503-871-8684
Lost and Found - PETS Facebook page HERE

Medical Equipment Loan
We have the medical equipment you need and can loan it to you at no charge, whether you need it for a day, a week, a month, or a year. We are conveniently located on the Support Services Access Road, adjacent to the RV Storage Lot.
Contacts to borrow, return or donate Medical Equipment:
Chairman Dave Stott 352-282-3444
Associates Jim Winn

Judy Daly
We gratefully accept donations of medical equipment that we can make available to Oak Run residents in need.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors
A Special Request For Volunteers

We need someone who is computer savvy to help Oak Run residents with their computer problems.
We are also looking for a handyman to do minor home repairs needed by Oak Run residents.
Please contact David at 618-204-9399.

Reach Out Services
Neighbors Helping Neighbors
   Please call between 9:00AM and 5:00PM only  
We meet every 4th Monday at 4:00PM in the Card Room

Transport (therapy, medical, dental, eye): Mary Garrepy, 352-322-7377
Transportation is provide for appointments in Ocala only. A donation of $10 for appointments west of I~75 and $20 east of I~75 is appreciated. Monies collected go to local non-profit organizations.

Minor Home Repair: David Unverfehrt, 618-204-9399
Minor repairs such as, but not limited to, leaking faucets, some toilet malfunctions, changing of defective light bulbs, replacing batteries in smoke alarms, sprinkler programing, replacement of sprinkler heads, and numerous other minor repairs. When replacement parts are required it is the home owner’s responsibility to obtain parts.

Call-A-Day: Sue Roney, 508-951-0033
This service is a call to a resident on a daily schedule. This service is mainly for folks that are living alone. We like a second party we can contact in case you do not answer the call. We will investigate if there is no response.

DVD-VHS-TV & Computers: David Unverfehrt, 618-204-9399
No repair that requires opening of the devices are covered. We will Assist in the installation and setup of the device including programming of the remote. We will assist in connecting DVD player, audio Amp and Sound systems. We will assist in selection of replacement equipment and/or selection of repair vendor.

We will help with the installation, download, and setup of new computer programs. We will give guidance on setting passwords and IDs. We check functions of equipment. We will assist in data transfers and virus elimination. Guidance on program start is also offered.

Problems with Alcohol:
Thommy Ilmrud, 352-291-1951
If you think you might have problems with alcohol, you get into trouble every time you drink, or you have to control your drinks, you should get help before you get a DUI, which is very expensive in Florida. Call for help. Trouble with drugs? Call for help.

I also have meeting info for AA, NA, Al-Anon and others. All calls are confidential. Nobody else will know about the call. Also remember, there is NEVER any charge for anything. If you think you might have a problem or have already gotten into trouble and you are ready to stay out of jail, prison, mental hospital or end up six feet below ground, maybe I can help. Your choice.

Volunteer your services:
Your skills will be greatly appreciated by your Oak Run neighbors

President: Mary Garrepy, 352-322-7377
   |   Vice Pres: Mary Stimson, 315-345-3369
Treasurer: Joan O'Brien, 352-216-7582   |   Secretary: Susan Bracken, 786-802-6590

NAP (now Citizen Patrol)
Citizen Patrol is a crime watch program supervised by the Marion County Sheriff's Office. It was organized in late 1997 and early 1998 when a "screwdriver burglar" was busy burglarizing many communities in Marion County.

Citizen Patrol members patrol all of Oak Run and specially assigned areas adjacent, including the Walmart plaza and all the businesses around it, Timber Ridge and the adjacent area across the road as far north as the Shell Station on SR-200.

Members are expected to patrol 2 hours per month and to attend one monthly meeting (1 hr). The patrol car is provided by the Sheriff's Office. To become a member of Citizen Patrol please contact Roger Januchowski at 291-1004.

Oak Run Maps (25 Neighborhoods)
Booklet of our 25 Neighborhoods
(click or tap map to view or download a 27 page PDF)

On The Lighter Side
See how some drivers view the tranquil Boulevard through Oak Run HERE

Phone Book Updates
All Phone Book additions, corrections and deletions are handled by the Directory Chairman, Bill Balch. The easiest way to update your information is to use the online form. If you must use a paper form it can be mailed to 10590 SW 71st Circle, Ocala, FL 34476 (Eagles Point) or put it in the Activities Box at the front door, NOT in the cubby.

(the form can also be used to update Club Contact info)

Online form: Use the fast and easy online Update Request form.

Paper form: Download a form to print and drop off or mail.

If you have questions contact Bill at 854-4963 or wgbalch@gmail.com.

Instructions for selecting "type" of phone book update being requested:

(CCI) Club Contact Info is selected when a club officer needs to update contact info in the Phone Book and on the Website.

(NLG) New Listing is selected when you are not in the current phone book at THIS HOUSE NUMBER. This usually means someone who is new to Oak Run but it also applies to someone who currently lives in Oak Run, but, in a different house.

(CRN) Correction is selected when you are changing the information currently in the phone book, such as a phone number.

(DLN) Deletion is selected when a person has moved and therefore is no longer living at that address in the current phone book.

Pool Rules
(click or tap each Rules image to enlarge, view Recreational Facilities Rules above)

Pool Schedules
Pool HoursAC = 7AM to 10PM;  IC = 7AM to 10PM;  OC = 7AM to 10PM;  PG = 7AM to sundown

  IMPORTANT: View reserved pool usage info on the Events Schedule HERE 

(FYI: The indoor Aquatic Center is the only heated pool. Years ago an Island Club
was heated, however, lack of use during the winter prompted the termination of heating.)

Recycling at Oak Run
There is no longer a recycle center within Oak Run. You can easily take your recycles to the Florida Highlands Recycle Center in Timber Walk (4-½ miles from the South Gate, CR-484).

Info about recycling centers are shown on the Marion County website HERE.

Recycle Old Electronics
Please do not put your old electronics in the garbage. Keep it out of the landfill. The closest places to recycle your old electronics are:

1. Martel Recycling Center, 296 SW 67th Ave Road, near the Ocala airport.
Mon, Wed, Sat: 7AM - 5PM  |  Fri: 7AM - 7PM  |  Sun: 9AM - 5PM  |  Tue, Thu: closed

2. Dunnellon Recycling Center, 4232 S. US-41, 2 mi north of CR-40 junction.
Mon, Wed, Sat: 7AM - 5PM  |  Fri: 7AM - 7PM  |  Sun: 9AM - 5PM  |  Tue, Thu: closed

3. Recycle All Electronics, 3661 South Pine Ave, Ocala. 855-306-8366
Mon - Fri: 9AM - 4PM. They do not accept  CRT monitors, CRT TVs, projection TVs or console TVs.

Learn more: Marion County Special Programs HERE.

Retiring Old American Flag
Always keep the flag clean and safe, never let it become torn, soiled or damaged.
Always dispose of the American flag properly, preferably by burning it.

If you should have any American flags that need to be disposed of properly,
please call Sam Williams at 237-9656 or Steve Routte at 237-0502.

RV Parking Area
There is a designated parking area for RV's, boats, trailers, etc. adjacent to the water treatment plant. This area is secured and lighted to ensure the safety of your property. For space size, pricing, availability and other info contact DECCA Community Services at 854-6010.

Sunshine Lady
Call or email when you know of a friend or neighbor who is ill, has passed away, or just needs a note of cheering up so that a card may be sent from our caring committee.

Carol Heidt, 873-8833, or email ocalaheidts@gmail.com

Watering Schedule
View the St. Johns Water Restrictions web page HERE.

Schedule - Watering is allowed before 10:00AM and after 4:00PM on designated days.

Amount - Watering is limited to no more than 3/4 inch or no longer than 1 hour of run time per zone each allowable day, whichever occurs first.

Exceptions - Hand watering with an automatic shut-off nozzle or use of a micro-irrigation system is allowed at any time. Irrigation of new landscape is allowed at any time of day on any day for the initial 30 days, and every other day for the next 30 days for a total of one 60-day period.
Watering-in of chemicals (fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides), when required, is allowed anytime within 24 hours of application. Watering-in shall not exceed 1/4 inch of water per application.

The following code is used to determine which day of the week you may water.

For Daylight Savings Time  (second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November)

If your house number ends in an:  
even number you may water on Thursday and Sunday
odd number you may water on Wednesday and Saturday

For Eastern Standard Time

If your house number ends in an:  
even number you may water on Sunday
odd number you may water on Saturday

Wildlife Issues
If you are having problems with wildlife you can contact The Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission at 732-1225 or 377-5556 or visit their website myfwc.com.

If you should see a coyote in Oak Run, it is essential that you do not feed them, as it will create a hazard for homeowners and small pets. Do not leave your pet's food outdoors and most importantly, keep your pets on a leash at all times. If you should see anyone feeding coyotes or leaving their pet's food outdoors, please call ORA-Ltd at 352-854-5775-X102 so we can advise them of the dangers of this behavior.

The Law Enforcement Division of FWC says there are no laws protecting coyotes. And, the local (Marion County) animal control officers will usually not respond to calls regarding coyotes. It is up to the property owner to deal with those pests on their property. But, you can pay a local trapper to catch and put down the nuisance animals.

If you have concerns about coyotes or would like more information you can contact the FWC Regional Office here in Ocala or visit their website at myfwc.com.

Shannon Wright, Regional Director
1239 SW 10th Street
Ocala, FL 34471

To report an attack or other encounter call the FWC Law Enforcement Hotline at 888-404-3922.

More coyote tips from humanecontrol.com HERE.

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