May General Meeting Focused on HOA Income vs. Assessments
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May General Meeting Focused on HOA Income vs. Assessments

General Meeting Friday, May 26, 2017 Laguna Woods Village Performing Arts Center Dining Room 1 A FREE MEETING FOR LAGUNA WOODS VILLAGE RESIDENTS AND THEIR GUESTS ONLY How to Make the Village More Affordable: Potential Revenue Sources Speakers (from left) MARTY LOPATA, Resident with Extensive HOA Experience BOB HATCH, Resident, Friends of the Village Board Member, … Continue reading

VMS Board Reported on Its First Year
Monthly Meetings / Village Governance

VMS Board Reported on Its First Year

Meeting Notes, FOV January 27, 2017, Meeting   Past President Joan Milliman opened the meeting at 2:15 pm with apologies at the delay. She filled in and took several GRF-related questions from an audience numbering 36.  Mike Straziuso (shown below, right) arrived at 2:25 pm and introduced Tony Libatore (below, left), the current President of … Continue reading

Friends of the Village Does Not Endorse Candidates in Any Village Election
Village Governance

Friends of the Village Does Not Endorse Candidates in Any Village Election

From Cathy Brians, President, and Joan Milliman, Past-President Friends of the Village (FOV) does not and has not endorsed specific candidates in any Village election. We do, however, sponsor candidate workshops and Meet the Candidate forums. We are an educational club, presenting information only. We wish the best to all candidates and thank them for … Continue reading

FOV Annual “Meet the Candidates” Event Held August 25
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FOV Annual “Meet the Candidates” Event Held August 25

The Friends of the Village held its annual “Meet the Candidates” event in the Performing Arts Center, Dining Room 1, on Thursday, August 25. Separate sessions introduced candidates for positions on the Boards of United Mutual (at left) and Third Mutual (below).   Candidates shared their qualifications and viewpoints, followed by a series of formal questions … Continue reading

Finding Candidates for Our Boards
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Finding Candidates for Our Boards

BOARD ELECTIONS 2016 — FINDING CANDIDATES FOR OUR BOARDS From Maggie Blackwell The Association of Condos and Coops (ACC) and Friends of the Village (FOV) are planning to sponsor meetings with information formulated by all boards working with Future Sense to explain how boards work and what board members do. Future Sense is an organizational consulting firm … Continue reading

Shared Costs Was Topic of May 27 Meeting
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Shared Costs Was Topic of May 27 Meeting

  Submitted by Mary Lopata, Publicity Chair NOTES FROM: Friday 5/27/16, 2 pm, Meeting of Friends of the Village, Village Green Building, Dining Rooms 2 & 3 SUBJECT: “SHARED COSTS IN THE VILLAGE: Where They Came From and Where They Are Today” GUEST SPEAKERS: Betty Parker, Financial Services Directory, Village Management Services, Inc. (VMS) Margaret Klein (pictured), … Continue reading