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If you are tired of SCA being ripped off by attorneys, take action!

Apply by 4 PM today, Feb. 9 to be a candidate for the SCA Board I encourage you to apply to sit on the SCA Board if you believe you can help  the Board fulfill its responsibility to: adopt policies that protect the SCA membership  from losses to our property values, amenities or quality of …

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What kind of HOA do we want SCA to be?

And what owners can do to make it that way Taking a cue from Jim Mayfield’s article “Distinctions between Governance and Management” re-published below, here are a few action items. In italics: how I see things are currently being done around here. Encourage owners to run for the Board who are willing to contribute to …

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The cautionary tale of the City of Bell

What we can learn from The City of Bell Scandal The Bell scandal involved the misappropriation of public funds in Bell, California, United States over a period of several years in the first decade of the 21st century. In July 2010, the Los Angeles Times published an investigative article on possible malfeasance in the neighboring …

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Is SCA Board protecting owners from scams?

Owner oversight, the bedrock of good HOA governance, has been decimated by this Board SCA Board has gone a step further than just emasculating owner oversight by committees. It has also developed a self-righteous strategy to delegitimize ALL owner complaints about Board members, the attorney, and the GM (performance, pay, and recall election interference). Their …

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FAQs: Removal election voting procedures

As you’ve no doubt noticed, the instructions on voting are confusing and the normal voting procedures have been changed. Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions. What return address do I put on the envelope if I own multiple properties in Sun City Anthem? Put the address where each ballot was mailed. …

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Action: Put your Complaints on the Record

Contact the HOA Investigator Christina Pitch, assigned to SCA complaints, including election interference, if you want your concerns on the record. I have submitted several complaints to the Ombudsman, including several related to removal election interference. They have all been referred to the HOA Investigations Unit. On September 29, Section Chief Darik Ferguson instructed me to address …

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Action: Report Election Issues to the Ombudsman

Let the Ombudsman hear from you. Lots of people grouse to their friends or post complaints on blog sites, but it’s more effective to let the authorities know if your right to have a fair removal election process is being infringed. Here is the contact information for the Ombudsman and a sample letter that the …

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Alert! Ballots for the Removal Elections Arrived Today!

Surprise!  Contrary to what we were told at the Board meeting that ballots would be mailed out on Oct. 9, they are already showing up in owners’ Saturday, October 7 mail delivery. The ballots have a return address Ovist & Howard, CPAs and have arrived in many owners’ mailboxes in cognito and looking like junk …

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