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Urging All DBPOA members to Vote
I read with interest the letter from Bruce McKay, one of three candidates for the DBPOA Board working together with a current Board member to gain control from their stated “same bunch of folks for the past 20 years”. I’m sure Mr McKay is a decent person, but there are three points in his letter that I would like to comment on as well as urge all members to vote.
First he and his group are clearly misguided in thinking that working to get 1640 individual property owners to maintain some uniform compliance with the adopted standards is a job for volunteers. There is substantial administrative support that would overwhelm volunteers.
The second point is that trying to accomplish this effort for the membership with a budget based on an assessment of $25 per year is just not sustainable. Nearly half of that figure is needed to pay the insurance needed for an association of our size.
The third point is that the stated “same bunch of folks” has encompassed more than 50 different individual DBPOA members over that 20 year period. It is hard to believe this group were all working in coordination to cause the problems referred to in Mr. McKays comments. I am sure they all had a positive attitude to see that the Association worked to get CC&R compliance. The unfortunate reality of this sort of task is that you have taken on the job to get folks to fix things that most people do on their own which creates a small group of unhappy campers even though all benefit from the maintenance that has been done.
With this in mind be sure to read the candidate statements that came with your ballot and VOTE. The bottom line is that we get a large number of the DBPOA members to vote to insure that the Board elected, represents the ideals of a majority of the membership.
Bob Lyman, A Concerned DBPOA Member
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