(Please read my follow-up post, explaining certain references)

When I read that our maintenance would be raised 1% I didn’t think much about it. 1% seemed very little but then neighbors and I discussed it. Any increase in addition to sub-metering without insulation – going into another year w/o necessary repairs being made is disheartening. (although I happily report that the new board allowed desperately needed repairs to the 6 skylights this winter).  It was a huge breakthrough after the years of stonewalling.

Then I looked at the budget. OMG. I believe we could cut that budget, LOWER our Continue reading