With OVA member dues rising to $75 starting this month, now may be as good a time as any to explore where this money goes. The 2019 budget was mailed to OVA members in late November.  Total budgeted operating expenses have risen by just under 10% with the largest increases being for payroll expenses (more…

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A perception of privacy, secrecy and opacity was recently described as the atmosphere surrounding the OVA Board Committee charged to deal with the Oakmont Golf Club issue. As we are learning, there are two groups unofficially charged with focusing on the details of a potential OGC deal with OVA.  According to Director Tom Kendrick, herewith are the…

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At the November 13 OVA board meeting the membership was given an update on the ERC construction project.  Two weeks prior to the meeting it had been announced that additional costs of $413,975 by a change order were being added to the budget.  Then at the board meeting this amount was supplemented by an additional…

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By naming Noel Lyons to the seat vacated by Greg Goodwin, the Board appointed a longtime resident with experience and institutional memory. Having served previously as a director, the new member was co-chair of the ad hoc Pickleball committee, promoting the development of playing courts on the vacant lot behind the Berger Center and Central…

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On several occasions the OVA board has stated that no decision has been made with regard to sending funds to the OGC and that no vote has been taken.  However, it appears that preparations are being made to do this. OVA members were informed at the October 9 budget meeting that the “contingency” line item…

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