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  • Carol Anderson Responds to President Teri Nigretto Recently, Teri Nigretto falsely accused me and Ron Claus of violating the law in an email to all EWUA members, on the EWUA website, in the Islands Sounder, and in the Orcasonian. Publishing and falsely accusing someone of a crime opens Teri Nigretto and all EWUA members to…

  • We ask you to sign both the petition and the proxy forms. Each form will let you mark whether you want to have your name made public or if you prefer to keep it private. We already have more than enough petition signatures to cause a Member meeting to be called. We ask you to…

  • Letter to EWUA Members The current Secretary/Treasurer of Eastsound Water Users Association, Carol Anderson, along with fellow Directors, Jim Cook and Ron Claus, are asking the Members to recall Teri Nigretto, Jim Nelson, and Leith Templin for acting in bad faith. The General Manager, Dan Burke, and the majority of the Board, led by Teri…

  • Farm to Market LLC lawsuit against Eastsound Sound Water Association This is not a new lawsuit but a continuation of the lawsuit filed in November 2023 regarding the seriously flawed election process. EWUA vigorously defended the multiple errors in the election. Motion to reset the election Declaration of Mike Parnell Declaration of Joan Pradhan Declaration…

  • The Recall Effort Ends Our efforts to recall Eastsound Water Users Association Board members ends. The recall seems unnecessary now that most of the original list of those to recall are not there. Four of the Board members who we believed were responsible for the many problems at EWUA have departed. Board Members We have…

  • The election instructions and the ballots that are being distributed by EWUA are seriously flawed. The flaws include: Incorrect identification of the seats that are up for election.  The number of seats that are up for election. The instructions state two seats. It should have been three. The ballot states that if a Member votes…

  • You have probably received a ballot and proxy form from EWUA. We have not received ours yet; they seem to like to pretend that we are not Members. Please do complete the ballot yourself. Vote for two. Make sure that your ballot is back in the EWUA offices by November 10. We suggest you do…

  • Eastsound Water Association updates and annual meeting notice

  • The EWUA Board intends to hire a new auditor to do a “full audit of EWUA.” On April 6, 2023, the EWUA Board hired Tiffany Couch of Acuity Forensics to review some of the General Manager’s transactions that looked questionable. Acuity was recommended by the Board attorney and selected by Jim Nelson. She was the…

  • Summary of major changes in the proposed bylaws: It will be much easier to remove Board members – Instead of there being a requirement of a unanimous vote of the Board to remove a Board member, the Board now only requires 5 of the 7 Board members to remove “undesirables” from the Board. The Board…