Tag Archives: group

MD: State: Group meeting may be closed to the public

In response to a complaint by Ocean Pines resident Joe Reynolds, the consumer protection division of the Attorney General’s Office said the Facilities Planning Group created by OPA General Manager Bob Thompson was not a board committee, and therefore was not governed by open meeting rules.

Authors: Community Associations Network National

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CA: Manager steals $70K from neighborhood group

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

The former manager of a south Palo Alto neighborhood association has admitted to embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from the group before leaving his position in late January to found a new gym.
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Keeping Watch

The eyes and ears of community volunteers are needed to help keep neighborhoods safe.  But what’s the boards role?   

After finding his home ransacked in 2004, Art Hanson tallied the losses.  Thieves had broken into a basement window and stolen laptops, cameras, even a piggy bank from the family’s home. 

“As upsetting as that was, what really got under my skin was the fact that it was a persistent problem in my neighborhood,” he says.

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