The strips are noisy, say residents. As with many such disputes the association says it was settled by a vote but residents say they didn't know anything about it. Internal communication in HOAs is often bad, with BODs saying the residents aren't paying attention and residents claiming the BOD operates in secret. The other typical feature is putting social control over other priorities. People have been asking for 30 years why so many HOA and condo boards obsess about controlling people.
"We could have slides, nice playground equipment. We could have barbecues fixed – some are toppled over. We could have landscaping. We could have community events, but we have rumble strips," Karen Frantel said.
The Frantels said they were told the HOA board and residents voted on the strips, but they weren't aware of a vote.
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