PROVIDING AN INTERACTIVE INVESTIGATIVE NEWS SITE DESIGNED TO INFORM & ELICIT COMMUNICATION FOCUSING ON CROOKED RIVER RANCH MATTERS & BEYOND
August 6, 2017 7:08 PM
by Stevie Lybbert
” sounds like the illegal removal of “Vote No on…”
Signs removed on orders of Judy Lapora late last summer, while leaving other signs.
Under Oregon law, political residential signage is perfectly legal if not constitutionally protected pursuant to Article I, section 8, of the Oregon Constitution.
Oregon is currently deciding similar issues related to this,
see. Karuk Tribe of California v. TriMet, 241 Or App 537, 251 P3d 773 (2011), aff’d by an equally divided court, 355 Or 239, 323 P3d 947 (2014)
CRR treading on serious ground when it comes to Civil rights violations under color of law. They have statutory fiduciary duties to uphold.
When the bylaws require 50% + 1 of all ELIGIBLE voters to affirm proposed Amendment to bylaws, that’s what it means on its face.
In Oregon, Public employees are prohibited from campaigning. Query: Does that extend to Board of special road district? HOAs (quasi-public)? It should if it is the size of CRR (pop. 5,000)
I would think ACLU, Oregon chapter may be interested in a case where HOA governance issues like suppression of Political speech/message, improper collusion between CRR and County officials, voting anomalies (noncompliance with bylaws) theft of signage/malicious mischief, libel & harassment for political and personal gain.”