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Monthly report of the KCA President

Safety on our streets

May 17, 2017 0

Please, people, let’s be careful out there! Kentlands’ new urbanist design includes a number of “traffic calming” features that include narrow streets, few direct routes, lots of curves, and on-street parking that creates some narrow passages that drivers should treat [more …]

It’s a dog’s life

April 24, 2017 0

Let us begin with an error. My last kentlandstowncrier.com post included a mistake. The story about a dog biting a runner was generally correct except for two important facts: the dog that did the biting was on a leash rather [more …]

Kentlands governance structure

December 15, 2016 0

The Kentlands Citizens Assembly (KCA) has a governance structure, shown above, that is unusual for homeowners associations in that it includes an elected President in addition to the elected Board of Trustees (BoT). Beth Brittingham, our General Manager, has commented several times [more …]

Succession Planning

December 2, 2016 0

My latest great electoral victory, not a single person has ever voted against me for President, is only a month old but it’s already time to begin thinking about the day on which my term will end. This must be my [more …]

So close, so close …

November 17, 2016 0

The landscaping along the Quince Orchard Road retaining wall complex lacked only the southernmost details to reach full completion Tuesday afternoon. The work to be done by human beings along the rest of the wall is effectively complete. Next time [more …]

State of the Kentlands

November 2, 2016 0

It seems appropriate to report on our overall progress after my first two years as your President and at the beginning of my final two years of service. [more …]

Green walk for Student Service Learning (SSL) hours

October 17, 2016 0

The Kentlands Community Foundation’s Go Green initiative invites all those young people who are, or will be, in need of Student Service Learning (SSL) hours to pitch in on Go Green’s continuing efforts to rid Kentlands, Gaithersburg, and central Montgomery [more …]

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