GUIDELINES FOR WHO MAY SPEAK AT RESIDENT SPEAK OUT

  1. People owning, living or working on property that pays the CA Annual Charge may speak for up to three minutes on any subject during the Resident Speakout portion of Board Meetings and work sessions. If an individual represents a group, he/she may speak for up to five minutes. One minute is allotted for response to Board members’ questions.
  2. Non-resident members of the Sport and Fitness Facilities as well as all non-resident participants in CA programs may speak during the Resident Speakout portion of Board Meetings and work sessions for up to three minutes (or if representing a group, five minutes), but only on agenda items that relate to their participation.
  3. Any other individuals who wish to speak must obtain approval from the Board Chair prior to the Board meeting or work session.

If you are unable to participate in Resident Speakout, please submit your village of residence and written testimony to CA’s Board of Directors at Board.Members.FY21@columbiaassociation.org. Otherwise, fill out the form below. We look forward to hearing from you!

Resident Speak Out

If you would like to participate in the resident speakout, please fill out the following form. You will receive more information via email on how you will join the resident speakout after submitting the form.
  • Please submit this form by 5 pm Wednesday, April 21, 2021, to be reviewed and considered for presentation at the upcoming Board of Directors meeting being held on Thursday April 22, 2021.
  • Your sign-up for resident speakout acknowledges that you:
    • will not conduct any personal attacks while speaking,
    • will not use inappropriate or offensive language, and
    • will respect the time limits set for each speaker (3 minutes if speaking as an individual or 5 minutes if speaking for a group).
    If you violate these rules of conduct, your voice connection to the meeting will be terminated.
    If you are speaking for a group, your sign-up acknowledges that the group recognizes you as its spokesperson and agrees with your comments.