VOTE! Thursday, June 30 is decision day for Crestview’s future.

The Crestview annual shareholders’ meeting will be held in person and online at 4:00 p.m. June 30 at the Hampton Inn (cor. Daily and Las Posas) and via Zoom.  This is a watershed year for making long-term strategic and financial decisions for our mutual company and our personal water rights. Continue reading VOTE! Thursday, June 30 is decision day for Crestview’s future.

Will we shareholders or Sol Chooljian pick our new directors?

The three oldest directors want to retire, but they want to appoint their successors before they go.  Sol Chooljian has exercised a veto power over every director appointment for at least 25 years and wants to do so again.  This is a direct in-your-face challenge to shareholders who think we Continue reading Will we shareholders or Sol Chooljian pick our new directors?

Correcting two untruths in president Chooljian’s recent letter to shareholders

It is not true that any board candidate opposed Well #7.  Crestview was not forced to import water because a County permit for Well #7 was denied in September 2021; the cause was the board’s bad decisions about Well #4, which went dry a month earlier. Mr. Chooljian’s letter, which Continue reading Correcting two untruths in president Chooljian’s recent letter to shareholders

Who will count the votes in our contested election of board members? 

The Crestview annual meeting information says our inspector of election will be an individual in “environmental, engineering, and operations consulting services . . . including water, waste water, recycled water, storm water, water conservation, and hazardous materials projects.”  His only known election experience was doing it for Crestview last year, Continue reading Who will count the votes in our contested election of board members? 

Well #4 is back online, and we again have the two operational wells we need.

The Well #4 pump-lowering project was completed and production started June 14. From 2007 until Well #4 went dry last August, it and Well #6 together pumped all the groundwater to which we were entitled and could easily meet our highest daily demand. They can do so again. Without Well Continue reading Well #4 is back online, and we again have the two operational wells we need.

Interview with board candidate Dave Stephenson

Here is our email interview with Dave Stephenson, a candidate for the Crestview board of directors. All candidates have been invited to answer the same questions.  In order to meet our goal of publishing all responses before shareholders receive their proxies and start voting, we may increase our semi-weekly publication Continue reading Interview with board candidate Dave Stephenson

Interview with board candidate Steven Muro

Here is our email interview with Steven Muro, a candidate for the Crestview board of directors. All candidates have been invited to answer the same questions.  In order meet our goal of publishing all responses before shareholders receive their proxies and start voting, we may increase our semi-weekly publication schedule Continue reading Interview with board candidate Steven Muro

Interview with board candidate Ron Rieger

Here is our email interview with Ron Rieger, a candidate for the Crestview board of directors. All candidates have been invited to answer the same questions.  In order meet our goal of publishing all responses before shareholders receive their proxies and start voting, we may increase our semi-weekly publication schedule Continue reading Interview with board candidate Ron Rieger

Annual meeting plans are behind schedule, as are decisions about the FY2021 financial report and mailings about conservation.

The communications for the annual meeting of shareholders (to be June 30 if nothing has changed) seem to be off schedule.  At the June 2 special meeting, the board decided that self-nominated candidates would be included on the proxy form and their bios mailed to shareholders along with the bios Continue reading Annual meeting plans are behind schedule, as are decisions about the FY2021 financial report and mailings about conservation.

What would you like to ask board candidates before the June 30 election? 

When all board candidates are known (week of June 13), Crestview Watch plans to interview them all by email. Below is our first draft of questions. What else should we ask?  Put your suggestions in comments or email Editor@CrestviewWatch.org. Why are you seeking this unpaid job? Which part of your Continue reading What would you like to ask board candidates before the June 30 election?