Unfair BOD actions

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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Being serviced by SCA attorneys is painful and pricey

This is the second blog in a series about lessons learned at the April 26 Board meeting. Lesson 2- When we don’t get what we paid for, we should send it back. This blog is about how it is always “lose-lose” when the SCA Board abdicates to attorneys instead of being guided by: common sense, …

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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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Legal fees beget more legal fees – $80,000 in two months!!!

Giving attorneys a blank check = bad idea In the first two months of the fiscal year, SCA’s spending $79,760 for legal services. Attorneys have burned through 40% of the $195,000 budget for the whole year. Had the 2018 budget not be more than doubled from the 2017 level, the burn rate would have been a …

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SCA deserves better. Lord knows we’re paying for it

Self-management is right. Implementation is wrong. Mr. Fox, Esq., has been hired to watch the chickens. The family dog has been left alone with the owners’ cake. The problems with the implementation of self-management will continue unless the system is changed. Changing Board members won’t make the difference. The system has to be changed to include …

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