The Association does not assume any responsibility for the accuracy or assertions contained in these letters, nor do the letters necessarily reflect the views of the Association.

Letters received to date:

Letter 95: September 7, 2021 – From Trudy Nygren, A thank you and shout out for Christina Thayer, Trails Manager

Letter 94: August 27, 2021 – From George Janku, Concern over the cost of building a new downhill ski lodge with a recommendation to abandon the entire downhill amenity in favor of open space

Letter 93: August 26, 2021 – From Jeff Shellito, Calling attention to the “Tahoe Donner Member Voices” survey about the downhill ski lodge and addressing fire safety

Letter 92: August 13, 2021 – From Mary Ann Taylor, Encouraging additional signage with stronger and clearer wording to keep non-golfers from trespassing on the golf course

Letter 91: August 7, 2021 – From Carol Scurria, Commendations for the staff at the Equestrian Center

Letter 90: July 31, 2021 – From John Henry Beyer, Concern that Tahoe Donner and Trout Creek Rec Center should be doing more to enforce mask-wearing for individuals who do not have a COVID-19 vaccine

Letter 89: July 30, 2021 – From Tatiana Beaupre, Recommendation to invest in clean up and new equipment at Beach Club Marina

Letter 88: July 29, 2021 – From Bob Pecora, Comment about the current design renderings of the proposed Downhill Ski Lodge replacement project

Letter 87: July 29, 2021 – From Bob Pecora, Encouraging Tahoe Donner to invest in some more traditional HOA games and recreational activities

Letter 86: July 19, 2021 – From Sophia Andruha, P.O. Box limitations in Tahoe Donner and access expansion possibilities

Letter 85: July 19, 2021 – From Christine Lodge, Questions regarding parking at the Beach Club Marina

Letter 84: June 25, 2021 – From Peter Sawyer, Questions regarding the size and use of the proposed Downhill Ski Lodge

Letter 83: June 24, 2021 – From Bob Mahoney, Opposing proposed rule changes regarding e-bikes

Letter 82: June 23, 2021 – From Jennifer Jennings, Encouraging the board to stop considering a trails rule change to accommodate electric mountain bikes

Letter 81: June 22, 2021 – From Jeff Shellito, Voicing support for Measure T, but with questions about the inclusion of Tahoe Donner members on the oversight committee and the active pursuit of state funding from SB 85

Letter 80: June 18, 2021 – From Peter Sawyer, A list of facts regarding the current and proposed lodges for Tahoe Donner Downhill

Letter 79: June 9, 2021 – From Yunhee Yoo, Questions with a focus on downhill ski lodge costs and annual assessments in response to the recent “Message from the GM” email
Staff Response

Letter 78: June 2, 2021 – From Laura Lindgren, Addressing the parking limits at the Beach Club Marina by encouraging cycling

Letter 77: May 28, 2021 – From Bill Pepoon, Concern that replacement ski lodge project will negatively impact capital project repairs for other amenities

Letter 76: May 27, 2021 – From Laura Lindgren, Urging modification of the summer amenity reopening proposal with respect to the Beach Club Marina

Letter 75: May 27, 2021 – From Rob McCray, It is premature to approve the conceptual design for the Downhill Ski Lodge as it doesn’t certain criteria

Letter 74: May 26, 2021 – From Jeff Shellito, Concern about potential Downhill Ski Lodge build without approved funding and financial plan

Letter 73: May 21, 2021 – From Jeff Shellito, A check on if Member Letters are still being posted to the website

Letter 72: March 14, 2021 – From Jeff Shellito, Request for Tahoe Donner and the board of directors to support fire insurance regulatory reform efforts

Letter 71: February 21, 2021 – From Richard Bernes, A comment appreciating the great service at The Lodge

Letter 70: January 29, 2021 – From Shari George, Comment about association dues

Letter 69: January 24, 2021 – From David Guy, Compliment about grooming at Tahoe Donner Cross Country

Letter 68: November 18, 2020 – From Jeff Shellito, Urging a delay on the issuance of a 45-Day Notice for election rules until a more thorough description of the impacts is made available

Letter 67: October 23, 2020 – From Min Yi, Acceptable to increase recreation pass fee given its relative price point with other area gyms

Letter 66: October 23, 2020 – From Min Yi, Encouraging the board of directors to build a consensus and provide the GM with more cohesive feedback

Letter 65: October 22, 2020 – From Robert French, Discouraging annual assessment increase greater than 5% and promoting a less costly plan to improve the Downhill Ski Resort lodge

Letter 64: October 22, 2020 – From Gary Walker, Not in favor of an annual assessment increase of 8.5% and presenting a 0% increase as an alternative

Letter 63: October 21, 2020 – From Michael Butler, Not in favor of an annual assessment increase greater than 5%

Letter 62: October 10, 2020 – From Judith Scollon, Expressing lack of support for increase in HOA fees for replacement of downhill ski lodge

Letter 61: September 22, 2020 – From Brian Paddock, Encouraging the board of directors and general manager to ensure that upcoming strategic plan surveys only ask neutral questions

Letter 60: August 14, 2020 – From Sharon Vaughan, Curious about Tahoe Donner’s position on the upcoming Truckee STR ordinance

Letter 59: August 6, 2020 – From Alastair Westgarth, In defense of using electric assist bicycles on Tahoe Donner Trails

Letter 58: July 28, 2020 – From Joe Howard, Question about if Tahoe Donner can pressure internet providers to improve service in the area

Letter 57: July 23, 2020 – From Peggy Barbieri, Curious about TART, or another mass transit option, servicing Tahoe Donner

Letter 56: July 20, 2020 – From Courtney Dabney, Comment on the increase in speeding along Northwoods Boulevard

Letter 55: July 7, 2020 – From Suzy Gardner, Questions about traffic, full-time versus part-time residents and STRs, wildlife and COVID-19 awareness

Letter 54: July 6, 2020 – From Suzy Gardner, Comments about traffic, full-time versus part-time residents and STRs, wildlife and COVID-19 awareness

Letter 53: June 15, 2020 – From Carla Elvidge, Recommending that political posters and billboards be banned in Tahoe Donner

Letter 52: June 10, 2020 – From Charles Aunger, Questions about lack of diversity on the Tahoe Donner Board of Directors and management team

Letter 51: May 15, 2020 – From Ron Mullin, A note to Board Director Jim Roth

Letter 50: April 23, 2020 – From Eric Finch, Encouraging the board to consider potential liability issues with re-opening amenities during COVID-19

Letter 49: April 1, 2020 – From Richard Kopytko, Requesting that dog waste throughout Tahoe Donner is addressed

Letter 48: March 17, 2020 – From Bruce Steward, Gratitude for maintaining TDXC trails during coronavirus outbreak

Letter 47: March 9, 2020 – From Derek Gilchrist, Concern over expenditures and costs of the association, including amenity improvements and executive salaries

Letter 46: March 9, 2020 – From Amy Davies, Desire for vehicle speed reduction and enforcement

Letter 45: February 21, 2020 – From Thomas Stokes, Recommending investing in snowmaking capabilities for Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center

Letter 44: February 18, 2020 – From Eric Finch, Request for board to provide policies and procedures on bullying and harassment, as well as a statement of facts and costs, in response to the recent Moonshine Ink article

Letter 43: January 30, 2020 – From Greg Hartwell, Curious about Association-wide alternatives to Suddenlink

Letter 42: January 30, 2020 – From Joachim Wettermark, Recommending investing in snowmaking capabilities for Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski Center

Letter 41: January 28, 2020 – From Jeff Shellito, Strong support for the proposed Accessory Dwelling Unit rules

Letter 40: October 15, 2019 – From Jeff Shellito, Opposed to member assessment increases

Letter 39: October 14, 2019 – From Colby Jensen, Recommending greens and fairways be replaced with public parks

Letter 38: October 14, 2019 – From Victor Gold, Recommending a community referendum for large expenditures

Letter 37: October 14, 2019 – From Dany Huberman, Compensation for poor 2019 golf course conditions

Letter 36: October 14, 2019 – From JP Patkay, Expectations for homeowners during golf course repairs

Letter 35: September 4, 2019 – From Ken Herz, Point system for homeowner food and amenity discounts

Letter 34: August 19, 2019 – From Sasha Gennet and Nathan Sayre, Curious about instituting traffic calming measures on Wolfgang

Letter 33: August 1, 2019 – From Art Goepp, Thoughts on the July 27 Board Meeting, F&B and the golf course

Letter 32: July 29, 2019 – From Mike Mansel, Trash bins left on roadside after pick up

Letter 31: July 22, 2019 – From Miriam Torres, Disappointed with offerings from Pizza on the Hill and limited Bingo Night Menu

Letter 30: July 20, 2019 – From Terry Erhardt, Amenity overcrowding at Beach Club Marina

Letter 29: April 5, 2019 – From Craig Horangic, A proposal traveling Tahoe Donner members offset carbon costs by helping forest acquisition efforts

Letter 28: March 9, 2019 – From Melissa Brendt, Suggestion that Tahoe Donner provide proof of residency for second homeowners

Letter 27: November 14, 2018 – From Chris Auby, Disappointed with the new short term rental rules
Board Response

Letter 26: October 23, 2018 – From Judy DePuy, Curious about why trash and recycling are being put on the street instead of in bear enclosures

Letter 25: August 9, 2018 – From Allan Nadir, Opposed to proposed changes to the by laws
Management Response

Letter 24: April 22, 2018 – From Hal Baxley, Procedure for addressing the board of directors at a meeting
Board Response

Letter 23: Feb. 28, 2018 – From John Nordan, Improvements for online web cams

Letter 22: Feb. 5, 2018 – From Paul Thomas, Members should be allowed to vote on large Capital expenditures

Letter 21: Jan. 26, 2018 – From Doug Anderson, Question regarding whether financial analysis studies are requested by the GPC committee or single individuals

Letter 20: Jan. 23, 2018 – From Greg McDougall, Limit using TD communications to perpetuate committee agendas, especially without including opposing views

Letter 19: Nov. 22, 2017 – From Peter Sawyer, Renewed focus on the Tahoe Donner trail system, with a particular focus on opening and maintaining the Nature Trail
Management Response

Letter 18: Nov. 14, 2017 – From Lee Shattuck, Electric bikes on trails at the Cross Country Ski Center
Board Response

Letter 17: Oct. 10, 2017 – From Barbara Bysiek/Timens, Budget reallocation to forest debris clean up
Board Response

Letter 16: Aug. 10, 2017 – From Courtney Murrell, Board proposal to consolidate powers with board president

Letter 15: Aug. 5, 2016 – From Sue Cauhape, Feedback on trail management

Letter 14: Feb. 4, 2016 – From Joe Bono, Beach Club Marina member survey regarding vessel launching

Letter 13: Nov. 1, 2014 – From Paul Leyton, Candidate signs General Election 2014

Letter 12: May 24, 2013 – From Suzy Knisley, Jim Stang candidate endorsement

Letter 11: July 23, 2012 – From Paul Thomas, Tahoe Donner General Plan survey

Letter 10: March 14, 2012 – From Paul Thomas, Proposal for new ski lodges

Letter 9: March 9, 2012 – From Tom Pratt, Request for Disc Golf Course

Letter 8: July 13, 2011 – From Bruce Brody, New signage

Letter 7: May 23, 2011 – From Paul Thomas, New ski lodges

Letter 6: April 20, 2011 – From Hank and Eileen Lewis, feedback on Development Fund and General Plan implementation process

Letter 5: April 20, 2011 – From Bruce Brody, 2030 General Plan and proposed spending budget

Letter 4: April 19, 2011 – From Paul Thomas, New ski lodges

Letter 3: March 17, 2011 – From Hank and Eileen Lewis, Feedback on 2030 General Plan draft

Letter 2: March 8, 2011 – From Paul Thomas, New ski lodges

Letter 1: March 7, 2011 – From Greg McDougall, General Plan concerns