OGC/OVA Town Hall Meeting

  • Staff Report

A Town Hall Meeting with the title “Economic Benefits of the Oakmont Golf Club to the Community of Oakmont” was held Monday evening, February 26, 2018 at the East Recreation Center for a standing room only audience. Many were turned away at the door and several had to view the proceedings from the small room to the side of the main auditorium, where hearing the speakers was difficult.  Continue reading

Board Candidates’ Answers to Candidates Night Questions on Berger and OGC

As reported in the January 1, 2018 issue of the Oakmont News, two of the biggest issues on the agenda for the Board of Directors are the plans for the Berger Center and the OGC appeals to the OVA for financial assistance.  Following are the questions asked of the candidates in the current election on these issues and their answers.

QUESTION ON BERGER PLANS:  Do you believe it is in the best interest of Oakmont to proceed with the Berger remodel, as recently approved?  Would you consider revisiting all the options with cost and design plans in a town hall meeting format with residents able to ask questions and express views? Continue reading

Board Votes to Proceed with Berger Remodel

  • Michael Connolly

The Oakmont Board of Directors voted at the February 6 business meeting to proceed with a $3.6 million remodel of the Berger Center, including full upgrades of the kitchen, stage, storage and audio-visual systems as well as high grade finishes. Directors Goodwin, Bettencourt, Oneto and Oswald voted for the motion, with Director Connelly voting no.  President Young had left the meeting before the vote was taken.  The vote followed a presentation of options and cost estimates by the Berger Action Committee. Continue reading