From the OHDS Constitution
- To create a sense of community; to help make neighborhood life
secure and comfortable; to establish an atmosphere in which to live,
work and recreate ourselves. To reaffirm the nineteenth century
qualities of self-reliance and independent action, couple with
interdependent cooperation for civic attainment, that the pioneer
families displayed while establishing and perpetuation the Oregon
neighborhood of Dayton, Ohio.
- To represent and advocate before appropriate governing bodies, the
interest of residents of the Oregon Historic District, as such area is
defined in the Historic Zoning Ordinances of the city of Dayton, and/or
recognized by placement on the National Register of Historical Places by
the Interior Department of the government of the United States of
America; to act on behalf of such residents and other interested persons
for the enhancement and preservation of the area; to encourage others to
do likewise; and to promote interest in the restoration, rehabilitation
and appreciation of historic, aesthetic and human advantages of the
- To act as the catalyst for the rekindling of civic pride; the
strengthening of neighborhood ties; and the improvement of city
services, by drawing public attention to the beauty and utility of the
area's rich architectural heritage.
- To cooperate with, and wherever possible, further the aims and goals
of individuals and organizations with similar objectives.
- To adopt a Constitution and Code of Regulations in conformity to
the non-profit corporation laws of Ohio, and to do all other acts
necessary, proper, and permissible under the laws of Ohio.