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“VIOLATED YOUR DUTIES AS DIRECTORS…”

03/11/24, 6:01 PM

“VIOLATED YOUR DUTIES AS DIRECTORS…”

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On March 8, 2024, Redmond attorney Andrew Fitch from the law firm FITCH & NEARY, wrote the Crooked River Ranch Board of Directors the attached ORS 94.630 NOTICE.

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EXCERPT

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” This constitutes formal notice pursuant to ORS 94.630(4) of claims asserted by Ranch Matters CRR, LLC, (Claimant) against Crooked River Ranch Club & Maintenance Association.”

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“CRR, as part of an ongoing pattern, has acted and failed to act, by and through Ranch Board President and Director Kari Vickery, Ranch Manager Judy Lapora, as well as present and former directors, officers, supervisors and employees of CRR, leading to claims which may include but not limited to those based on the following:

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1. Recklessly or knowingly making false statements about claimants, including through media and to government agencies.

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2. Knowingly and wrongfully entering three resolutions that were aimed at specific members of the association that were designed to prohibit certain members of the association from making comments at public meetings expressing their rights under the First Amendment within the Association throughout Crooked River Ranch.

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3. Failure to exercise due diligence and investigate director and management actions, specifically, related to conflict of interest and transactions that benefit directors interests directly.”

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“The Board of Directors also has duties as directors of a non-profit that are delineated in ORS 65.357.7. These included:

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*Discharging your duties in good faith.

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*Discharging your duties with care an ordinarily prudent person in a like position would exercise under similar circumstances.

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*Discharge your duties in a manner that director reasonably believes to be in the best interests of the corporation…”

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RANCH MATTERS CRR, LLC

JOHN STEVENS & DAVE STANGLAND

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