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Golf Course Committee

Serving Your Community - Golf Course Committee
The Board of Directors held a special Board meeting on July 30, 2018 to form a new committee in response to the recent closure of the Carmel Mountain Ranch Golf Course. We are happy to inform you that the committee was formed by a unanimous vote! The purpose of the committee is to explore the potential impacts of the closure and options that HOA may have (if any). The committee will be comprised of up to seven (7) members one of which will be a current CMR-RCA Board Member. 

The Board needs you!

We are seeking volunteers for the committee that can work within the constraint of the charter. Please note: Your name must be listed on the property deed and your account must be in good standing (e.g. no outstanding assessment balance, fines or open violations) to be eligible to serve. Walters will verify this information prior to all appointments.

Current Golf Course Committee Members

Member (Board Member) - Preeti Syal
Member (Chair) - Alan Hahn
Member - Vacant
Member - David Berardelli
Member - Larry Fontaine
Member - Margaret Cameron
Member - Pete Lynch
What Has the Board Done
07/03/2018 - The President of the HOA called an emergency executive meeting of the Board of Directors and met with the HOA attorneys at the offices at Epsten, Grinnell and Howell
07/05/2018 - Walters sent an email blast and letter of concern to the membership acknowledging that the golf course was closing and indicating that a "town hall" meeting would be held
07/07/2018 - The Board members met with the management of the golf course, at the golf course, to see if options were available. No options we available
07/25/2018 - The President of the HOA called for a special meeting of the Board to address the formation of a special committee to address the golf course closure (and other agenda items)
07/30/2018 - The Board met for the special meeting and unanimously voted to approve the special committee
07/30/2018 - The Board decided to have the "town hall" meeting on 08/20/2018 at 5:00 PM at the Golf Course Country Club. The Board, HOA attorney and City representation will be available for questions 
08/01/2018 - Walters sent the special committee charter and candidate form to the membership via USPS
08/14/2018 - Selected new golf course committee members 
08/20/2018 - Help informational meeting with Board, HOA attorney, City 
02/05/2019 - The President called a special executive meeting to review and discuss gold course options presented by the committee.
02/05/2019 - The Board voted unanimously not to pursue options to purchase the golf course. The Board voted to pursue legal options. 

Q: Did the Board know the golf course was closing?

The Board heard that the golf course was closing in the same manner and at the same time as the rest of the community. The Board did not receive any prior notice that the golf course was closing.

Q: Did the golf course management ask the Board for help?

The golf course management did not ask the Board for any financial assistance. On occasion, the golf course management would ask Walters to notify the membership that the golf course was private property.

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