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Welcome to the Olde Oaks & Waterford Park CommunityWelcome to the Olde Oaks & Waterford Park CommunityWelcome to the Olde Oaks & Waterford Park CommunityWelcome to the Olde Oaks & Waterford Park Community

Welcome Home!

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Welcome Home!

Welcome to the website of the Olde Oaks Community Improvement Association (OOCIA) in the beautiful community of Olde Oaks & Waterford Park. The OOCIA represents the interests of over 1550 homeowners in this Northwest Houston neighborhood.


The Board Members of the OOCIA have created this website for current and prospective community residents.  You can find everything you need to know about our neighborhood, as well as our local community. Please take time to look around this site for guidance with the rules and restrictions, architectural guidelines and request forms, committee information, community events, links of local interest, and more.


The Board of Directors are elected by the homeowners and manage the daily affairs of the Association with the assistance of our management company, Crest Management, AAMC (Crest). Crest manages the operations and legal affairs of the association. Crest Management's staff are trained to respond to questions from association members and can be directly contacted via email or via phone at (281) 579-0761.


The Board anticipates that you will love our beautiful community as much as we do and we invite you to be involved - whether it be simply attending the monthly meetings, being a part of the Board or Committees, or with our community interest groups.

Holiday Greetings from the Board of Directors

Once again, the holiday season is upon us. During this time, we are often reminded of the diversity that our world is made up of. We celebrate the holidays according to our separate heritages, traditions, and beliefs. But one of the common denominators that bring people of different race, religion, and customs together is a desire to live in peace, harmony, and happiness. It is a desire shared by all and it is best achieved through cooperation, compliance, and respect. Olde Oaks is like a microcosm of the world. We are made up of people of varying differences, but we are all connected by the fact that we share a beautiful community together. And, although we have our differences in opinions, perceptions, and desires, we too can benefit through cooperation, compliance, and respect for our neighbors. During this holiday season as we all celebrate in our own tradition, let's try to hold onto that spirit of unity, harmony, and peace that all traditions embrace and apply it to all of our community neighbors....all year long. The Board of Directors would like to wish everyone a safe and joyous holiday season.

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Harris County Urges Preparedness During Holiday Season

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(Houston, Texas) – Whether you are traveling or staying home for the holidays, the Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) urges residents to take some basic precautions to ensure their safety throughout the season.
 

If Traveling

  • Find out if your neighborhood has a security/patrol service that will keep an  eye on your home while you are away or sign up with one of the following: 
    • Harris County Sherriff’s Office Vacation Watch Program for residents in unincorporated areas of Harris County.
    • Houston Police Department Alert Slip for residents in the city of Houston. 
  • Ask a neighbor or family member to pick up your newspapers and mail. 
  • Before leaving, put your lights on an automatic timer and activate your security system.
  • If you are traveling by car, make sure your vehicle is working properly, has sufficient gas and an emergency kit. 
  • Always monitor the forecast.

 At Home

  • Inspect electrical decorations for damage before use. Replace any lights with frayed wires, broken sockets, and loose connections.o not overload electrical outlets.
  • If not on an automatic timer, turn off all lights prior to going to sleep or leaving home.
  • Large displays of holiday gifts should not be visible through windows and doors of your home.
  • Mount Christmas tree on a sturdy base to keep it from falling.
  • Keep live trees away from heat sources and water them often. Live trees are highly flammable.
  • Never leave burning candles unattended.
  • Be sure your home is equipped with a working carbon monoxide detector, smoke alarm and fire extinguisher.
  • Keep poisonous plants, like poinsettias, out of reach of children and pets.

When Shopping

  • Never leave your car with the motor running or with children or pets inside. 
  • Do not leave packages or valuables on the seat of your vehicle because this creates a temptation for thieves; put your things in the trunk or out of sight. 
  • Stay alert to your surroundings and avoid overloading yourself with packages.
  • Make sure you locate your keys prior to going to your car and always park in well-lit areas.
  • Once in your car, lock the doors.
  • Ensure children know their full name, address, and at least one telephone number to give police officers or mall security if they get lost. 

Finally, if you are attending a holiday celebration, do not drink and drive. Go with a designated driver or arrange for transportation if you plan to consume alcoholic beverages. Law enforcement officials remind vehicle operators that driving under the influence is a serious offense and carries harsh penalties from jail time to heavy fines. Do not risk your life and the lives of others!

 HCOHSEM wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday season. Resolve to be ready in 2019, download the ReadyHarris app and sign up to receive Ready Harris Alerts at www.readyharris.org/Sign-Up.

Call for Candidates

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2020 Election in February at the OOCIA Annual Meeting

The Olde Oaks Community Improvement Association (OOCIA) consists of the Olde Oaks and Waterford Park subdivisions. Affairs are run by a Board of Directors. The Board consists of five directors who are elected by the Association membership at the Annual Members’ Meeting in February. Of the five, three are elected in even numbered years and two are elected in odd numbered years; thus three (3) directors will be elected at the Annual Members’ Meeting to be held in February of 2020 (date, time location to be announced). Official Notice will be mailed out in January of 2020.  

Are You Interested in Becoming a Board Member?

Any member interested in running for one of the three open Board positions should complete the candidate Bio-Form and submit it by contacting Pam Hummel at Crest Management at 281-945-4615 or email her at: pam@crest-management.com. There a link below this article for the 2020 Candidate Bio Form, which can be printed and filled out, and submitted to Pam. All Board of Directors candidate bio forms are due into the Crest Management office, postmarked no later than 5 p.m. on Friday January 3rd to allow time to get your nominations in the upcoming Newsletter and on the OOCIA website. This allows your community time to be able to read about the upcoming candidates. Nominations can also be made from the floor of the annual meeting in February. 

What Qualifications Do I Need to Become a Board Director?

To be a Director, a candidate must be an owner of a home in Olde Oaks or Waterford Park. Thus, tenants living in Olde Oaks or Waterford Park are not eligible to run for the Board. As a result of Texas law, a person who is convicted of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude is automatically disqualified from service and cannot serve on the Board for twenty years from the date of conviction. 


Candidates must be willing to commit to fifteen to twenty hours per month to fulfill the responsibilities of a Director which include, but are not limited to; working together as a team, following directions of the Directors’ final decisions, commitment to the hierarchy order of the Board, follow Roberts Rules of Order, attendance at the monthly Board meetings (held on the third Tuesday of each month from 5:45-9:00 p.m. (approximately), participation on Association Committees; responding to all forms of communications such as emails, texts, and conference calls as required to conduct business. First and foremost your role as a Board of Director is to protect the best interests of homeowners, help preserve the value of the homes in your community, and improve the quality of life of residents.


There are five positions that, after elections, be voted into specific roles of the Board of Directors; President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Director At Large. There are classes offered at Crest Management should you wish to learn in detail what each position is responsible for and what their duties are. Please contact one of the existing Board Members to find out how you can attend one of these upcoming informative seminars.


No matter what your specific role, there are some general guidelines to follow that define a good board member. Remember, you’re part of a team, and no one board member has greater authority than another. Keep your policies, procedures, rules and regulations sacred and follow them at all times. Base your decisions on facts, not emotion or assumptions. Always keep yourself, and your fellow board members, accountable. 


You are responsible to know your Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions (or CCR's), as well as the Resolutions and By Laws of the community. These documents outline the rights and obligations of the homeowners, as well as the Board of Directors. These documents can be found on the OOCIA site here: OOCIA Governing Documents

How To Get In Touch With Us

HOA meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.

We love our neighbors & our community.    

As each of us are an HOA member, 

it is important to understand that committees

are an integral part of the operations of our community.

Committee members help keep a community vibrant.  

Come introduce yourself. We can't wait to meet you!


Open (Member) Session begins at 6:45pm

Executive (Board) Session Begins at 5:45pm

Meeting Location:

Oak Creek Village Clubhouse

3906 Gladeridge Dr

Houston TX  77068


A big THANK YOU to OCV HOA for lending their clubhouse to us. 

Olde Oaks & Waterford Park (OOCIA)

Olde Oaks, Texas, United States

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Volunteers are always necessary and  enthusiastically needed. 

The Board of Directors are five homeowners helping over 1550 homesteads.

We need your help!

To find out how you can help our community, even if only for one day a year,

click on the link below to see the volunteer vacancies and opportunities available for you.

Help us to help everyone to keep our c build a beautiful, strong, and safe community today!

 https://oocia.org/committees