Association membership is voluntary, and served by many
member-volunteers. We are proud to continue to offer: a
private boat ramp, night time security patrol, safe school bus
stops, eight well maintained Association properties, a
membership directory--with maps, a web site, picnics, and other
benefits for members at a fee of only $50 per year.
Did you know the
Overbrook Community owns eight properties around the neighborhood?
1. The SR-776 entry wall properties (2) including the wall itself.
2. Lot #12 at the South East corner of Forked Creek, next to the SR-776 bridge.
3. The bus stop at the corner of Forked Creek & Overbrook Rd.
4. The bus stop at Neptune Dr. & Overbrook Rd.
5. The lake lot between Overbrook Rd. and the lake.
6. The Fairview Circle lot.
7. The boat ramp and adjoining lot.
We don’t pay taxes on these properties, but your Association dues pay for
maintenance costs such as mowing, plantings, mulch, painting, work crew supplies, tree trimming
and/or removal, SR 776 wall maintenance, etc. Your dues pay for water and
electricity on some of these properties. We are responsible for several
hundred feet of Mangrove trees that protect our shorelines. Occasional trimming
of the Mangroves is required by a licensed arborist. Your dues pay for this.
Your paid dues allow access to the boat ramp after you attain a key for the ramp lock.
Your dues pay for the web site hosting service, postage costs, printing and copy costs, etc.
Your Association sponsors an annual spring picnic, paying for park pavilion
rent, meat, beverages, etc. There’s a group of volunteers that arrange everything.
The annual Christmas party is available to everyone who wishes to attend.
We have a “Welcome Wagon” committee that makes-up welcome baskets full of
helpful information for our new residents. Basket supplies are paid for by
Payment of dues also provides funds to create a directory of recorded residents
that is updated annually. It is distributed to members in the Spring.
We have community meetings, one in November and a business meeting in February.
These are normally held at the New Hope Baptist Church.
We have one of the best voluntary Citizen's Patrol organization in Sarasota County according to the
The current budget is available on the Community Affairs page
Great neighborhoods and
strong communities start with participation. Join your neighborhood
association today! Dues are only $50 per year. To become a full
member the only requirement is being a property owner in Overbrook Gardens.
To apply for membership
click here to access the required form.
Print the form, fill out the appropriate items, and send it along with
your check to:
Overbrook Gardens Association
PO Box 202
Englewood, FL 34223-202
If you do not own
property in Overbrook Gardens you can join the Association as an affiliate
member. In order to qualify for this level of membership the following
criteria must be met:
You do not own property in Overbrook Gardens
You must be nominated and sponsored by a current Association member, in good standing
You must abide by all rules when accessing Overbrook Gardens' properties
here for additional information on affiliate membership and an application.
New members please note that if you are registering after our
normal enrollment period which is Jan. 1 through Feb. 15 (prior to the new
directory being published), we will list your local information in the Directory
Updates section on the
Association web site, unless you indicate that your preference is NOT to
be listed on the web site. For current residents, if you have changes after the
Directory is published, these will also be listed in Directory Updates on the
web site, with your permission.