GOCC Meeting Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 7 pm

Garden Oaks Montessori Magnet (GOMM)

901 Sue Barnett

Come out and meet your neighbors and find out what is going on in the community.  Civic Club meetings are open to anyone, whether you are a member or not.  Membership is open to any resident, whether you own or rent.  Meetings last about an hour.  Pizza is provided by Brother’s Pizzeria.

March's speaker is Bobby Vasek from ARKK Engineering who will give an update on the Alba Drainage Project.

Minutes from January’s meeting can be found here.


The Garden Oaks Civic Club is actively looking for committee members for the 2018 GARDEN OAKS HOME TOUR.  Tour Day is Sunday, April 29th.

No experience necessary.  Each shift is  3 hours.  Positions  available include ticket takers, trolley and house docents, help with set-up, runners, etc. 

Please email 

volunteers@gardenoaks.org for more details.  Thanks!


Garden Oaks Civic Club (GOCC)

The Garden Oaks Civic Club (GOCC) provides a forum for the residents to actively engage, provide input on neighborhood issues, problem solve,  and become more cohesive as a neighborhood. Meetings are held once a month on the first Tuesday of each month (excluding the month that is set aside for "Neighbor's Night Out") at 7 PM. Meetings are currently held at the Garden Oaks Montessori Magnet school (GOMM), 901 Sue Barnett.

Anyone can attend a meeting, member or not.  Membership is open to anyone who lives in the neighborhood regardless of whether they own or rent their home. Standard household memberships are $25 per year; seniors may join for $5 per year and the business rate is $50. Membership in the civic club entitles each household to one vote on issues decided upon during monthly meetings. In 2017, about 20% of the approximate 1430 homes in Garden Oaks were members of the GOCC, contributing some $11,800 to the civic club in membership fees.

Civic club expenses are funded primarily by the annual membership dues and the proceeds of the biennial Garden Oaks Home Tour.  Beautification is the most costly expense incurred by the civic club. We are charged with maintaining the 5 parks that grace our neighborhood.

The civic club sponsors the biennial Home and Garden Tour, the annual Wine Walk Constable Program fundraiser, the Fourth of July parade, and a biennial Spring Fling beautification fundraiser (held in the spring during non-home tour years).   

The benefits of membership include voting privileges, meeting new neighbors, and the opportunity to learn more about how you can participate in neighborhood activities and give back to the community.

The Garden Oaks Civic Club is not the property owners association for the Garden Oaks subdivision and has no deed restriction enforcement authority whatsoever. 

Neighbors Night Out !


To join the civic club, download the Membership Form 2018   and send in your information by snail mail or pay online with

Our current roster of members may be downloaded here:
GOCC Members January 20, 2018

Olimometer 2.52 Olimometer 2.52
2018 Joined 193 2017 Joined 274
2018 Goal 325 2017 Goal 325
2018 Remaining 132 2017 Remaining 51

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