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Condo Board Elections this Tuesday!

Board elections are this Tuesday (May 1, 2012)! If you want to cast a vote, please be at the Church of the Atonement before 7pm, as Mrs. Ingold has voting closed before the meeting commences (which is an arbitrary time between 7pm and 7:30pm), and … Continue reading

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Clarified Voting Instructions

The voting instructions and final reminder of the annual meeting were recently published. It seems like the Mrs. Ingold has tried to make them as confusing as possible. Here are some points to keep in mind: 1) Voting in person … Continue reading

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Proxies and the Annual Meeting

If you are available on Tuesday, May 1 2012 at 7pm, please come to the Church of the Atonement (5749 North Kenmore Ave) for our condo’s annual meeting. This is an ideal opportunity to ask our current board about the … Continue reading

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The candidates are in!

The candidates for the four openings on the board have been published. Surprisingly, Mrs. Ingold has chosen to run only three candidates for the open positions, each of whom are incumbents. The fourth, Mr. Sanes, has decided not to run … Continue reading

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Ellis Levin punishes dissenting board member days before his Judicial Election

Eleven bar associations have found Ellis B. Levin (our association lawyer) “not qualified, not recommended” as a Judicial candidate. Most owners who have encountered Levin’s abrasive and aggressive manor would not be at all surprised by this. He is well known to … Continue reading

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Hallelujah – a response from building management!

The 2012 TBN budget has been out for a little over a month. This budget, much like those of years past, contains many inconsistencies and implausible numbers. Two board members, Mr. Bogdan and Ms. McCarty, got together and enumerated these in a letter … Continue reading

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Questions Regarding the 2012 Budget

The 2012 budget was distributed to unit owners on October 20, 2011 and will be voted on by our board during the board meeting on December 1, 2011. Two board members, Mr. Bogdan and Ms. McCarty, have compiled a number … Continue reading

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Condo Education

Understanding how the system works is the first step required to effectively affect change. We have found the following two links to be very handy in this respect: http://www.condobytes.info/ Mark Pearlstein’s Condo Column If you have other useful links, please … Continue reading

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Possibly lower your Property Taxes

For those of you who missed the Property Tax Bill Review meeting last week, fear not. You still have time to submit your application online for free: http://www.CookCountyBoardOfReview.com/ Just follow the “Please Click Here To File A Complaint Online” link from … Continue reading

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Guess who’s running for Judge!

Ellis B. Levin, our building association’s lawyer, is running for Judge! The election date is the 12th of March, 2012. Check out this blog post! He seems to be running largely on his accomplishments from a couple of decades ago, and … Continue reading

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