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Posts by Bruce Bon

A Fair and Democratic Election?

It has now been over a week since the vote count in one of the most contentious elections in Oakmont history. The result was an overwhelming victory for the OVA Board and for the YES campaign, both of whom campaigned effectively and relentlessly for the 31% dues increase. It was also a shocking disappointment to…

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Sub-Association Needs and Recommendations Report

At today’s OVA Board meeting the Aid for Sub-Associations Committee (ASAC) delivered a major report to the Board and the community. The committee is comprised of four representatives of different sub-associations plus OVA Board liaison Steve Spanier and OVA Management liaison Kevin Hubred, and is chaired by Jeff Young. The ASAC was tasked by the…

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Does a NO Vote Mean No OGC Purchase? NO!!

This is for those of you who may not have decided how to vote yet, and who ask the very good question, “What is going to happen if we say NO to the large dues increase? Aren’t we giving up control of the property forever?” Background: The Oakmont Village Association (OVA) Board of Directors wants…

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The OGC Purchase: Oakmont at a Crossroads

From the outset, let me be crystal clear. I believe that OVA purchase of OGC would be a serious mistake that would ignore the welfare of those who might eventually lose their homes as a result. For this and other reasons elaborated below I urge you to vote NO on the proposed 31% dues increase. Whether or not OVA should buy OGC is the hottest topic…

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Actual Statistics on the NextDoor OVA/BOD Discussion Group

An Oakmont Forum Report On Wednesday, June 12, a President’s Message entitled Social Media Survey was posted on the Oakmont Village website, and an on-line Nextdoor OVA/BOD Discussion Group Survey went live. In order to bring some reality to the discussion of this Nextdoor group, statistics were compiled on all topics originated in that group…

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The OVA “Nextdoor OVA/BOD Discussion Group Survey”

On Wednesday, June 12, a President’s Message entitled Social Media Survey was posted on the Oakmont Village website, and an on-line Nextdoor OVA/BOD Discussion Group Survey went live. To be blunt, this survey, combined with devoting an entire OVA workshop to the topic (scheduled for July 2), is the most embarrassing, amateurish and petty project…

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