Crestview signed a contract today with an independent inspector of elections for our next annual meeting. Crestview can now set the meeting date, schedule the proxy collection and voting deadlines, and start the process. Late July may be the earliest possible meeting date. Having a truly independent inspector of elections Continue reading An Inspector of Elections has been hired, and the Annual Meeting is likely to be in late July.
Consulting General Manager Robert Eranio advised the Board today that he is retiring as of the end of August. He announced this at the end of his General Manager’s report in the public part of today’s Board meeting. There were no announcements about a successor or a transition plan. Mr. Continue reading General Manager announces retirement.
Candidate Katie Teague has announced on Next Door a “Quorum Challenge” for the upcoming election for Directors. The first 350 shareholders to submit proxies or ballots will be eligible for a random selection to win a single cash prize. She seeded a Go Fund Me challenge with $250 with a Continue reading Katie Teague announces a “quorum challenge” prize of at least $850.
Director candidates Steven Muro and Dave Stephenson are demonstrating how information technology could improve Crestview. They held a very smooth online Q&A webinar as part of their campaign and then used artificial intelligence to generate a written summary, which they posted on their website. The webinar was hosted on Zoom, Continue reading Muro and Stephenson using A.I. in their campaign.
We want to interview all candidates for election to our Board, whether they are incumbents or challengers. We plan to do this by email and publish responses with little or no editing. We are eager to have reader comments on the following first draft of our questions. Please post a Continue reading What questions would you like Board candidates to answer?
Last year, insurgents got enough votes to replace two incumbents, but the election failed for lack of a quorum. We expect this year to be similar but with significantly different procedures and bigger turnout. Here is how we plan to cover it. Please forward this to interested friends and neighbors Continue reading Announcing our plans for reporting on the 2023 annual election of directors
GM Robert Eranio reported five independent election inspectors have submitted proposals ranging from $3,900 to $12,500. He could not recommend a winner because he has not had time to vet and compare. To avoid delay, he asked for authority to commit up to $12,500 to hire one. All directors got Continue reading Board decides having an independent inspector is $500 better than a staff-run election.
Candidates who want to be on management’s proxy form must nominate themselves (or be nominated by somebody) by May 18, 2023. A nomination form is included with the April water bills. Completed forms are to be returned, preferably by email, along with a “brief candidate bio and/or statement” for inclusion Continue reading Director nominations due May 18, but no date yet for Annual Meeting of Shareholders.