Ethics

“Heads will roll if lips aren’t sealed about GM pay”

Or, anyway, that was the threat, before… Contact13’s Darcy Spears highlighted Sun City Anthem’s excessive executive compensation on the “HOA Hall of Shame” on Channel 13 action news last Thursday. Threatened with legal action? Really? Did you catch that report at the end of the video? Neither the GM or the Board would even answer KTNV’s …

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Why SCA now pays so much in unnecessary legal fees

Adam Clarkson trained the Board, and he has convinced them that the budget doesn’t matter when it comes to legal fees. The Board, following Rex’s leadership, foolishly insisted that the 2017 Board training be conducted in secret by Adam Clarkson. Despite the excellent free training programs available through NRED, the Board refused to allow owners …

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SCA Board officer selection orchestrated again

Officer elections over in a flash No competition No owner input No surprise No hope  President            Bob Burch Vice president   Rex Weddle Secretary           Candace Karrow Treasurer           Forrest Quinn Why was last year’s officer election so bitter? Simple answer. I committed the ultimate …

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New SCA Board – New chance to get it right

Congratulations to the newly-elected members of the Board: Candace Karrow, Jim Coleman, Gary Lee. Check below for why no congrats for Bob Burch A message from Gary Lee Nona …. I want to take this opportunity to thank any of your readers who voted for me in this election. I recognize the fact that I …

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Paying attorneys to disappear political opponents

Lesson 3 – Create a false narrative to win or as Chuck Lorre, the creator of Big Bang Theory crudely put it in Vanity Card #586: (Quote redacted) Item 11 E – Quarterly Litigation Reports Now that I have your attention, let’s discuss how item 11 E – quarterly litigation reports – is an example …

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Board meeting as self-serving bully pulpit

Lesson 1 from April 26 BOD meeting “What gets us into trouble is not what we don’t know. It’s what we know for sure that just ain’t so.”                                             -Mark Twain Blame the bloggers At …

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Being accountable for being good neighbors

Is a criminal-to-excellence measuring scale hard to understand? It seems to be hard for the people currently in power here to grasp. But, the association (meaning the membership) faces a very high risk if the Board, GM, and attorney are not held accountable for being ethical and fair. With so much a secret, who can …

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How to make your vote REALLY count!

You must vote. No matter how disenfranchised you feel. This envelope will be in your mailbox today or Monday. No problem recognizing your ballot this time. Do you want to drain the swamp? Well, your vote will ONLY help clean up this place  if you DO NOT vote for Aletta Waterhouse or Bob Burch, the …

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HOA collection practices cost us all more than you think

What makes our property values go down? There has been a lot of concern expressed about how having – or not having – a restaurant lowers property values. There have also been concerns expressed that owners calling for a removal election or complaining about how they were being treated would make this community unattractive to …

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Have you no sense of decency, David Berman?

The frustrated sentiments of the Army Chief Counsel, Joseph Welch, speaking to Senator McCarthy in 1954  (15-second video above) resonate with me as they speak of a man who has simply gone too far. I want to express these same feelings to David Berman. I want him to stop his unwarranted and unprovoked attacks against …

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