Restaurant

At SCA, either you’re “IN” or you’re “OUT”

Why knock them down & then kick them? The Foundation Assisting Seniors (FAS) does not deserve to be treated as dead to SCA, “rubbed out” after being kicked to the curb. After many successful years of partnership between FAS and SCA, What changed… that forced SCA to lose such a valuable amenity? that converted a …

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No restaurant as of June 28 Board meeting

The game goes on…but now they’ve got a scapegoat. I have been dealing with other things this past month, and had not kept up with the last month of the two-year restaurant process. I had heard that the negotiations had broken down with the one vendor left standing. So, I went into the Board meeting …

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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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Big surprise: G2G was picked to run the “closed only 2+years” restaurant

Lesson 4 – Process determines product If you set up a process to be the same as the process that failed in the past, you can expect to fail again. As Edward Deming, world-renowned statistician and management expert, said, Quick re-cap Sandy Seddon and Tom Nissen had a cozy relationship with one of the vendors, G2G, …

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I’m sorry. We weren’t so lucky after all.

I have to take back what I said about the restaurant. I can’t recommend any one of the three bidders. The process being used was so flawed that it virtually guarantees the same failures as SCA earned in the past. To use an SNL metaphor, trusting the GM to get this right is like trusting Stevie …

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January 25 BOD meeting wrapup

Nothing that I think is really important to tell residents about what happened at the January Board meeting is included in the meeting summary on SCA’s official website www.sca-hoa.org: Here’s what I think owners might want to know: Restaurant space decision delayed again Here’s what appeared in the Board book: There was a 17-minute verbal …

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December 7 Board meeting: Part 2 Self-management and the GM

Self-management Status Report Tom Nissen described the management company’s (FSR) deficiencies that motivated the Board in 2015 to decide to go to self-management. He said the decision was not primarily to save money, it was to “get better information to manage the business more effectively”. True, FSR dropped the ball on maintenance projects and bungled …

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