This year’s Candidates Night event took place from 6 pm until 7:30 pm on Wednesday, Feb 21. In addition to in-person attendance, members could view the event via Zoom, although Zoom allowed only 100 attendees to log in – many would-be Zoom attendees were thus shut out. 49 questions were submitted, but only 13 were…

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Life seems more stressful now than it did years ago. Everywhere we turn, there are problems, divisiveness and different issues competing for our attention. What can we do to handle the demands of a difficult world? Well, there are many types of exercise you can do in Oakmont to relieve stress, but the one that…

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OVA’s Bylaws haven’t been updated since their inception in 1964. For several reasons they badly needed updating. In 2018 the board, closely overseen by board vice-president Tom Kendrick, created a Bylaws Revision Committee (BRC), consisting of Chairman Dennis Boaz, Joe Henderson, Herm Hermann, Wally Schilpp, Lynda Oneto, and myself. Tom Kendrick was the board liaison,…

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As residents of Oakmont Village, we find ourselves standing at a pivotal moment in the history of our community. Recent developments have illuminated a pressing issue that demands our immediate attention—the escalating Oakmont Village Association (OVA) dues and the potential for costly assessments that could irreparably change the fabric of our neighborhood. According to a…

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Much debate has taken place in Oakmont over the issue of rising dues over the years. This article will look at the objective history of Oakmont dues over the past 21 years and, in the final Commentary section, will offer my opinions on how this history should inform Oakmont Village Association (OVA) members and Board…

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