11/19/20, 3:30 PM
Editors Note: The attached letter was submitted by Ranch resident Carol Orr in response to statements made at last Monday’ Board Meeting.
Ranch matters Staff
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
By Carol Orr
Last Monday’s CRR/BOD MEETING was more of a magic act than a meeting, at least as it relates to Ranch Director, Stephanie Proffitt.
During Public Input, I weighed in regarding the board, mis-representing to the audience that they are open to answering questions from Association Members. The board’s misleading responses, suggesting they welcome any and all questions from the members, either by email or in-person is not exactly true.
I felt it necessary to point out the rosy picture presented by the board was not entirely true. I explained how the board has dealt with certain members questions, myself included, with utter disrespect along with large doses of intimidation, demonization and even threats of arrest.
In the past, Carl Harbour issued one of his dictates that states, all members questions must first be submitted via email. I obeyed, to no avail. Harbour ignored or refused to answer multiple emails forcing me to address the board personally at a board meeting.
How did that work out for me?
While attempting to speak at that board meeting, Harbour gaveled the meeting down adjourned it and Director Stephanie Proffitt was the first to walk out.
Returning to last Monday’s Board meeting, Director Proffitt in her typical insulting manner said the following: “Carol, you’ve been answered on so many subjects multiple times, that you just don’t like the answers….” Proffitt ended: “I’m done.”
Well, I’m not!
In accordance with Harbour’s edict and as stated above, I emailed Proffitt requesting clarification.
“…YOU DON’T BELIEVE THE TRUTH OR YOU DON’T LISTEN TO THE TRUTH OR YOU DON’T UNDERSTAND THE TRUTH. I’M NOT GOING TO ANSWER YOUR ADDITIONAL COMMENTS CAROL, IT’S FUTILE.”
Proffitt, refused to address any of my comments/questions, so let me clarify.
I specifically asked her about Harbour’s ILLEGAL RV DUMP STATIONS, BUDGET QUESTIONS, the unnecessary EXPENSIVE SURVEILLANCE EQUIPMENT in the Juniper Room, CONDITIONS OF PANORAMA PARK, to name a few.
Proffitt diverted from the above and with sleight of hand-I mean of mouth, magically spun the narrative.
So, according to Proffitt, certain members questions are not only unwelcome, but also “FUTILE.”
POOF, Truth magically disappears in Proffitt’s world.