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GOT A MINUTE?

3/5/23, 2:43 PM

GOT A MINUTE?

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By now, most, if not all of the CRR homeowners should have received their copy of the March 2023 Telegraph.

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ITEM OF INTEREST

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According to the Minutes and listed under “BOARD MEETINGS HIGHLIGHTS” President Kari Vickery adjourned the meeting to Executive Session to discuss “CC&R ISSUES” at 7:46 PM and reconvened the Open meeting at 8:31 PM.

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The Minutes further reflect: “A unanimous vote was made to refer all inquiries regarding Carol Orr to the HOA attorney via the other party’s attorney.”

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REWIND

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At the February 20 Regular Board of Directors Meeting, resident Carol Orr read the following prepared statement for the RECORD:

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“I would like the record to reflect, that I have requested and been denied, the right to present a defense regarding the alleged resolution breach. Additionally, I want the record to reflect that I’ve been forbidden from speaking at Board meetings during public input, again due to said alleged resolution breach.”

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President Kari Vickey asked: “Is that it, Ms. Orr?” Orr: “Yes.”

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Apparently that wasn’t it.

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Rather than OPENLY discuss Ms. Orr’s statement the Board hightailed it into Executive Session stating again, to discuss “CC&R ISSUES.”

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Ms. Orr was present, prepared and planned on publicly discussing the denial of her rights regarding the alleged resolution breach and subsequent FINE.

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However, Vickery apparently had a plan of her own.

In typical fashion, she used the Executive Session process to hide from the membership and Ms. Orr, the Board’s true and honest intentions for the purpose of Executive Session.

The Board’s above statement: “A unanimous vote was made to refer all INQUIRIES regarding Carol Orr to the HOA attorney via the other party’s attorney”, was a deliberate attempt to obfuscate the honest facts behind Orr’s statement by Vickery’s Board.

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Their use of murky, unclear, misleading and convoluted language was no accident.

BRIEF CHRONOLOGY

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Based on a referral, Carol Orr contacted Jennie Anderson, “Area Coordinator” for the CRR Little Group of Patriots-PRO5, on February 14 regarding the alleged resolution breach and free speech issues.

People’s Rights prominently promote the protection of ones rights and advertise contacting them when help is needed.

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“Who would you call RIGHT NOW If you needed help protecting your rights?”

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On February 17 Ranch Matters hand delivered a letter to President Kari Vickery and Ranch Manager Judy Lapora stating the following:

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“Ranch Matters is working on an in-depth report regarding last June’s three resolutions. We’ve reached out to the board and specifically to President Kari Vickery for a comment and to date have only heard from one Director.

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Is it possible to include in Monday Night’s Agenda Packet the following questions:

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Why was resident Carol Orr denied the right to present her defense, as she requested, regarding the alleged resolution breach?

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Additionally, can the board discuss whether there are any lawful prohibitions forbidding Orr to speak during public input, again due to said alleged resolution breach.”

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At the February 20 meeting and as described above, Ms. Orr read her statement for the record, was ignored and the Board then memorialized their disingenuous edict in the Minutes.

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Not hearing back from Jennie Anderson, Orr, on or about February 27, re-contacted Jennie Anderson via text asking for an update from the LGOP.

Anderson’s response, in part, schooled Orr on the application of First Amendment Rights, Ranch Policies and Procedures and further disclosed that she had attended the February 20 Board meeting.

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Interestingly, Jennie Anderson admits attending the Board meeting yet failed to introduce herself or make any attempt to elicit any details from Carol Orr. Jennie Anderson ended her text:

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“However, this particular matter is not something People’s Rights Oregon 5 (which is who the CRR LGOP are members of) will be getting involved with at this time.”

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Ms. Orr would like to know why the Board has implied there might be some kind of litigation involved requiring the Association hiring their attorney.

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She hasn’t hired an attorney or threatened to sue the Ranch.

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As earlier reported, Ranch officials have used their attorney as their private hired gun to go after certain Association members deemed the enemy.

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Former and current Ranch officials have used government entities, the media and their three specious/punitive/retaliatory resolutions as a means to silence, control and intimidate members.

Financial FINES are imposed without the benefit of presenting a statutorily required defense, further denying members Due Process.

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What kind of inquires about Ms. Orr triggered the Board’s need to run to their lawyer?

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Is someone asking uncomfortable questions about Orr’s alleged resolution breach, the denial of her right to present a defense and the suspect FINE?

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Ranch Matters Staff

John Stevens & Dave Stangland

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