In the recent election all Board members serving as Officers were reelected, except for Secretary Roger Whitlock. At the August 29 Board meeting, new Director Steven Muro was unanimously elected Secretary. These are now Crestview’s Officers: President: Frank Mezzatesta Vice President: Alma Quezada Secretary: Steven Muro Treasurer: Laurie Bennett Continue reading In only change of Officers, Board elects Steven Muro Secretary. Finances, status of Well #8, and pumping allocations were discussed.
The election results were posted on the Crestview website today. The three newest members of the Board were resoundingly reelected. The two oldest members got essentially no support and were replaced by challengers Steven Muro and Dave Stephenson, who also ran last year. Challenger Katie Teague, who entered the race Continue reading Election results: Chooljian and Whitlock out, Muro and Stephenson in, Bennett, Mezzatesta and Quezada reelected.
Our previous post reported that, as of August 16, the public comment period on the initial environmental study for Well #8 was expected to start “any day now.” Today, the planner assigned to the permit application said he “hopes it will start in a couple of weeks.”
At the Annual Meeting, President Frank Mezzatesta reported that the 30-day comment period on the permit for Well #8 is expected to start “any day now,” and the Board is still studying potential locations for Well #7. Well #8 Mezzatesta reported the Crestview-funded, City-managed initial environmental study is only days Continue reading Update on two slow-moving well projects
President Frank Mezzatesta’s report to the Annual Meeting discussed staffing plans following the retirement of GM Robert Eranio on May 25, to be effective in three months. Mezzatesta emphasized that Mr. Eranio left on his own and has three times turned down offers of a time-and-materials contract to continue contributing Continue reading Highlights of President’s report to Annual Meeting
The long-delayed 2023 Annual Meeting of Shareholders was successfully held August 16. The independent Inspector of Elections determined that about 55% of outstanding shares were present in person and by proxy. Ballots were handed out, marked, and handed to the Inspector as Shareholders departed. No results are expected before next Continue reading There was a quorum at the Annual Meeting, and votes were cast. No results yet.
We may not have enough shares present Wednesday for a valid annual meeting. Too close to call. Last year we failed to get a quorum by only 4% of the outstanding shares. If we want to avoid a second year in a row of directors–not shareholders–filling vacancies, we must get Continue reading Potential failure of quorum for Annual Meeting on Wednesday, August 16.
We requested email interviews with all Board candidates and sent them all the same questions. We are posting them in the order received. Here are Laurie Bennett’s responses, received August 5. Do you plan to serve for at least a full year if you are elected or reelected. Yes If Continue reading Interview with Board candidate Laurie Bennett
As of August 7, the Inspector had received 183 white proxies and 6 green proxies, covering 26.7% of outstanding shares, just over halfway to a quorum. We still do not know how many green proxies have been delivered to Dave Stephenson and Steven Muro or to Katie Teague, or when Continue reading Latest proxy count leaves quorum in doubt.
Proxy Count. As of August 1, the Inspector had received 162 white proxies and 6 green proxies, covering 23.4% of outstanding shares. This is not even halfway to a quorum. We do not know how many green proxies have been delivered to Dave Stephenson and Steven Muro or to Katie Continue reading Election News Roundup