A campaign to stop dues increases leads to a recall election

Between 2003 and 2007, monthly dues at Edgewater Isle South increased 68% WITHOUT A VOTE OF HOMEOWNERS. And this is legal.

Edgewater Isle South did not give owners the option of having earthquake insurance and did not investigate other options (such as self-funding) before imposing a "special assessment."

One woman is addressing her conderns to the Edgewater Isle South Board of Directors: Jim Newell, Lynn Hanlon, Barbara Finnegan, Michelle McLaughlin, and Sylvia Morrison. Read her campaign.

August 9

In a letter to other homeowners, a woman writes her dues are over $6,000 a year at Edgewater Isle.

September 11

South Board responds to August 9 letter. Defends their decisions (of course), and borders on threatening legal action against the author.

September 27

Request for roster to begin recall of board. Homeowner makes formal request for homeowner roster to begin removal procedure of board members.

November 7

Sandra Bonato writes a desperate letter, lying about the Association's actions in response to the owner's attempts to get the association roster.

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Moxi Posner's Criminal Past

Moxi Posner, also known as Lois Posner, has been very active within the Edgewater Isle community for years. She has been an outspoken advocate for her own various causes, and has appeared in at least two local newspaper articles.

While describing herself as a "homeowner and realtor advocate," Posner has a more colorful background: Posner has 5 criminal convictions for theft, 2 restraining orders against her, and this event that was previously discussed here.

Posner's five convictions in San Mateo County run from 1992 - 2007. It was between criminal convictions in 2006 that she was issued the first restraining order against her from a next-door neighbor. The facts are here.

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HOA Dues Can Double in 4 Years

HOA dues can increase 20% a year, without a vote of the members. Dues can double in 4 years, triple in 6.

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