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September 25, 2013

HOLT: Watching civility and fair negotiation in action

I recently attended both a homeowners’ association meeting and a town hall meeting sponsored by the homeowners’ association. I went expecting bad behavior, shouting matches, and tyranny as described in letters. Instead, I witnessed civil meetings in which the governing board was willing to listen to the pros and cons of the issue before making a judgment.

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