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The following documents and Web sites contain useful guidelines and instructions for organized neighborhoods and emergency preparedness. Some of these documents are PDF files that require Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free download.

MSIC Public Meeting Minutes can be found here.

Organizing Neighborhoods:

  • MON Leaders Guide (updated) - a PDF document that describes basic steps to take to organize a new neighborhood group, gives tips for maintaining a group, and provides information on key resources. This is a joint MSIC/Piedmont Pines Neighborhood Association document revised and condensed from the original.

  • MON Leaders Guide (original) - a PDF document that describes five basic steps to take to organize a new neighborhood group, gives tips for maintaining a group, information on Neighborhood Watch and CORE (Citizens of Oakland Respond to Emergencies) training, and provides information on the specific duties of a MON Leader.

  • MON Brochure - a PDF brochure that outlines why and how to organize for emergency preparedness (or any other area of concern). This is a useful document to hand out to neighbors when starting to organize.

  • Definition of a MON - a PDF summary of why to organize, and what a MON and MON Leader are.

  • Block Party Guide - a 16 page PDF document from the City of Oakland that gives helpful suggestions for organizing a neighborhood event, an excellent first step in getting a neighborhood organized.

  • Example Neighborhood Newsletter - a Word document example of an existing neighborhood newsletter that you can use to create your own. .

Crime and Safety:

Wildfires and Prevention:

Emergency Preparedness:

Communications:

Earthquakes, Mudslides and Seismic Retrofitting:

Traffic and Pedestrian Safety:

  • Traffic Calming Measures - a PDF document that provides examples of traffic engineering, enforcement, education and empowerment measures to help calm traffic and increase public safety.

CORE Information:

Miscellaneous:


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Updated Jan 10, 2017