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Posts Tagged ‘Oakmont Golf Course’

The YES Advocates Have Spoken

YES votes 1,973 to 707 NO votes. The culmination of the August 8th election shows that almost two-thirds of Oakmont’s residents wish to retain golf as an amenity in their village.  The monthlong battle for and against the dues increase was fought on both sides vigorously and at times acrimoniously.  The YES vote warning against…

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Oakmont Golf Club: What is the Appropriate risk for OVA?

Any real estate or business sale is always open for negotiations and changes, but there must be some basic parameters for a buyer to follow.  Primarily, if the OGC sales contract does not require a continuation of golf for a specified duration, control of the land would then be the only reason to vote YES…

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7/31 Oakmont Alliance Membership Meeting on Dues Increase

Oakmont Alliance (OA) will hold an informational meeting on Wednesday, July 31, 2-4 pm, at the East Rec. According to OA’s new release, the purpose of the meeting is to discuss the proposed plan to raise OVA dues by 30.7% for the purpose of financing and future maintenance of the Oakmont Golf Club (OGC) property,…

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Attorney for Oakmont Alliance Sends Letter to OVA Board

Within the past month, representatives of the Oakmont Alliance (OA), concerned that the prospective purchase of OGC by OVA could be a serious financial misstep for the future of Oakmont, have published a flier in the Kenwood Press attempting to correct the claims of supporters of such a purchase, and solicited signatures on a petition…

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OVA Transparency Committee Attempts to Educate Community

The Committee of Education and Transparency (CETC) is trying, but their efforts and recommendations are not supported by the Board Background: this committee was created some months ago by Board President, Steve Spanier, who also serves as the committee’s liaison, to bring Education and Transparency of Community issues to the membership. In February, the CETC…

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It is time to face reality

Dear Editor: Oakmont needs to face the reality of our current lifestyles.   Golf while a core constituent of Oakmont past is unlikely to be important now and into the future.   We need to downsize this feature before it bankrupts the community.   My suggestion is to design and construct a “premium” golf course…

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