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About Orange Park Acres


Orange Park Acres was established in 1928. Since then, volunteers have served and protected this unique community. The OPA Board and dedicated volunteers have proudly continued that tradition. Through teamwork and partnership, the Board has been involved in, and/or accomplished, the following:

EVENTS
  • Fourth of July Parade
  • Annual Fall Barbeque
  • Denim & Diamonds Dinner Dance
  • Twenty years of successful Horse Shows and Gymkhanas
  • Christmas Caroling & Parade

OPA TRAIL SYSTEM
  • Built, maintains and insures the 20 mile OPA trail system
  • Beautification of Orange Park Boulevard
  • Coordinated the replacement of the Handy Creek Bridge
  • Drainage improvements on Rattlesnake Trail
  • Installed new vinyl fencing on horse trails
  • Added monument signs
  • Helped secure the Cannon staging area
  • Monthly trail committee meetings

  • TRAFFIC ISSUES
  • Halted the increased speed limit on Orange Park Blvd.
  • No parking enforcement and addition of new stop signs on Meads
  • Continued work with authorities on Meads "S" curve to find a safer solution to dangerous curve
  • Installation (Summer 2016) of digital speed sign on Orange Park Blvd. south of Hillside Drive
  • LAND USE
  • The preservation of the 509-acre Barham Ranch
  • Helped saved Orange County Fairgrounds
  • Successful negotiations with Holy Sepulcher Cemetery
  • New median on Santiago Canyon Road
  • Support the Ridgeline referendum
  • Exposed and monitors water pollution in Santiago Creek
  • WATER AND STORM DRAINS
  • Partnered with County on storm drain upgrades in community
  • Merger of OPA Mutual Water Company with Irvine Ranch Water District
  • Improved sewer connections and simplification of the permit process
  • Significant fire protection improvement in 5 areas
  • EDUCATION AND INFORMATION
  • Community website
  • Orange Park Acres Information and Safety Guide (under revision)
  • Orange Park Acres history video series
  • Supported the Orange Public Library
  • Partnered with SJC Large Animal Response Team (LART)
  • Partnered with City of Orange Police Department Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
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