Rules should be enforced in a reasonable, fair, and consistent manner.
Rules should be enforced in a reasonable, fair, and consistent manner.
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September 2023: The HOA Executive Board announced they have probed and examined the possibility of researching and investigating pergolas in preliminary meetings held to determine whether they should begin to consider the future likelihood of HOA special meetings pertaining to the hypothetical construction of pergolas…sometime later down the road. 🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄
June 2023: "Special" HOA meeting about pergolas. An interested homeowner presented excellent research and detailed information in favor of pergola installation with support from others in the community. Why the delay in a Board decision? (See Below) ⬇️
Analysis paralysis is an inability to make a decision due to over-thinking a problem. An individual or a group can have too much data. The result is endless wrangling over the upsides and downsides of each option, and an inability to pick one.
Homeowners paid $167,000 for "snow removal" that never happened for the 2022-2023 winter.
Source(s): HOA Financial Statements
What services have we received for $167,000?
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Improper installations by the builder can result in shingles that are compromised, structural damage due to water infiltration, shingles that are loose or missing, and increased vulnerability to storm-related harm.
1. Poor workmanship
2. Insufficient attic ventilation
3. Improper nailing
4, Inclement weather damage
5. Not installing Important components
Professional, independent, and quality property inspections of common and limited elements cost much less than having to perform emergency repairs and then permanent repairs along with replacement of damaged homeowner property and community property.
As time goes on, a lack of proactive, preventive maintenance will lead to an increasing number of reactive repairs. Being proactive in fixing small issues can save a lot of money. Reactive maintenance results in future costly repairs and replacements.
Why be reactive when proactive maintenance not only saves the HOA money, it can pay for itself in many cases?
Selective enforcement occurs when the association enforces specific rules for one homeowner, or a group of homeowners, but not the rest. Essentially, HOA selective enforcement is institutionalized favoritism.
Rules and regulations should be consistently enforced, and all homeowners should be held to the same standards.
Board members must act justly towards all residents, regardless of any personal biases or relationships. Carelessness, favoritism, or outright neglect can lead to selective enforcement, which can result in legal trouble. As such, it is important to get rid of any HOA selective enforcement in the community.
AVOID EXCEPTIONS. Making exceptions can quickly lead to trouble as HOA members may feel that it is not fair that one person got an exception and they did not.
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HISTORY: 4 years ago
JULY 2, 2019 - No productive action from the Asset Management Project Team.
WE'VE BEEN ASKING FOR INSPECTIONS AND PROACTIVE, PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE FOR OVER FOUR YEARS!
MARCH 2019: The board announced (3/28/2019) they formed an "Asset Management Project Team." Not an original idea or timely decision. There has been a lack of action and it is costing homeowners thousands of dollars.
We are long overdue for proper inspections and a proactive, preventive maintenance plan. REACTIVE MAINTENANCE IS NOT WORKING!
7/8/2019 WE'RE STILL WAITING TO HEAR FROM THE BOARD ABOUT OUR OFFER TO HELP.
4/2/2019 WE VOLUNTEERED TO WORK WITH THE BOARD TO HELP THEM IMPLEMENT IDEAS AND SUGGESTIONS! NO RESPONSE YET...
"...the HOA Executive Board felt that it was in the best interest of the Association to take action without a Board meeting..." (2022-2023)
We're still waiting....
The last communication (2/17/2021) from the management company and HOA Board to a homeowner inquiring about questionable items in the HOA financial statements:
"The issues you mention are considered closed. The association nor management will not entertain any communication in the future regarding the subject matter below."
😏 One of the questions asked: What happened to the $35,000 in Deferred Revenue that "disappeared" from 2020 balance sheets?
WHERE IS THE OPEN COMMUNICATION AND TRANSPARENCY WE WERE PROMISED?
Problems cannot be resolved when homeowners' concerns and questions are squelched and ignored as a matter of policy.
Is it fair that some residents serve on multiple committees while another resident is denied -- numerous times -- the opportunity to serve on just one?
Why are some individual homes permitted to have multiple respresentives on numerous committees while other homes are denied representation on even one committee?
As long as the HOA board controls all community communication venues, it has the bully pulpit to obstruct transparency and suppress open communication. This includes dismissing opposing points of view and labeling anyone who questions the board's behavior as a troublemaker.
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