Losers!: Here is a little something to remember me
by - the Estates and the Villages
In a recent CZ Master Association?s newsletter, the president of the board of directors writes about his encounter with various presents left by pet owners in South Coto de Caza, and encourages residents to good citizens and use the doggie bags to remove…
Do not count on the Zipperman/Yocham board to do it!
During the August 9, 2007 CZ Master Association open board meeting, it was disclosed that maintenance cost for the horse trails is $100.000.00 per year, and 90% or so of users are non-CZ residents. Equestrians not only use horse trails, but also use fire trails and side streets, leaving behind Equine Poop Soup as a token of their appreciation. The Zipperman/Yocham board sees nothing wrong, citing an agreement that no one on the board had read!
de Caza Dealing with the Estates and Village
Before the Coto de Caza (CZ) Board of directors raises dues again in 2007 on CZ Members, the Board must deal with the subsidy provided the Estates and Village people to be fair to CZ Members. Since the Estates and Village people pay not one dime to…
Board of Directors and Pat Bates Make a GREAT
TEAM! - The South Orange County Welfare Services
The Coto de Caza subsidizes the Estates and the Villages at the tune of over $1,000,000/year.Pat Bates voted to raise pensions to public employees by a whopping 50% (SB 400). This Bill set the stage for the 3% at 50 benefit package that…
de Caza Supplier Performance Management
Given Keystone’s, private security company and the myriad of consultant’s track record, we repeatedly asked the board to use our supplier performance metrics or come up with their own.
ChaunceyBuzz and the CZ SubsidiesChauncey Bailey, editor of the Oakland Post was gunned down as he walked to work in August of last year. Law enforcement agents believe he was murdered because of his investigation into a business called Your Black Muslim Bakery
Finally the board’s response was: “If…
CZ (Master Association) Lifestyle and the
The October 2007 CZ Master Association’s Newsletter makes the argument that the CZ lifestyle is mostly due to efforts of volunteers and that it is ?very easy to overlook the tireless work and the thousands of hours donated? to benefit CZ residents.
The Wealth of Associations (HOA) - Separation of Chumps and State Responding to ad hominem missiles lobbed by defenders of the various CZ Master Association (CZMA) subsidies, former member of the CZMA board of directors, Joseph Morabito figures that he “.. is upset with me now because I keep hitting the subsidy issue and he apparently is active in the Sports League. At some point, the Board will have to deal with the subsidies going to non-members and even Members who are not paying their fair share of the extra expense they are causing the Association” and our response is encapsulated below:
This may be an explanation as to why his rose-colored glasses yield the following conclusions:
Frequent HOA Complaints?: Dues Increases and
CC&R Changes ? WSJ
So the number of people that lived in associations and complained about them is 69/75 = 92%. This is in stark contrast to Community Association Institute’s (CAI) claim that 95% of the people living in associations love them
Homeowners ? From OCWeekly Perspective-
Disgruntled rich folks wrangle over the question:
?When is a Coto de Caza resident not a Coto de
“?If the board members only used their heads and had no personal agendas to take care of first, they could see where they are going is wrong,? says the 72-year-old security consultant, who splits his time between working in Nevada and his daughter?s home…
Decision-Making Outsourcing for Supervisor John
Moorlach- On your face Association of Orange
County Deputy Sheriffs! - Do As I Say Not as I Do!
- Moorlach et al
Orange County supervisor John Moorlach has been described by local media columnists as the only politician solid enough to have accumulated sufficient political capital to take on the powerful Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs. A few weeks…
resigns from board ? an OCR Paraphrase
According to the September 28, 2007 issue of the CanyonLife, Jerry Mezger?s departure from the CZ Master Association board of directors is attributed to ??recent growth of his company and its increased demands on his time?.
$1000 Fence for the $1 Horse - Or is it the other
way around in your HOA?- $400 FENCE COSTS $83,000
IN HOA BATTLE
An example of what happens when volunteers do so for the wrong reasons??As reported by KING 5 News reporter Jane McCarthy on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 a battle over CC&R enforcement and decision making by volunteers created
Decision Making to Property Management Companies
Arguably, outsourcing can be a manager?s best friend, or worst enemy. It is fair to say that most people get paychecks prepared not by the employer, but by companies such as ADP. Of course, we also know about the call centers in India.
The August 22, 2007 issue of the Wall Street Journal reports that hourly lawyer rates are increasingly hitting what was once considered a taboo level: $1,000 per hour. “A few attorneys crossed into $1,000 per hour billing before this year, but recent moves to the four-figure mark in New York, which sets trends for legal markets around the country, are seen as significant turning point”, writes the WSJ’s Nathan Koppel.