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As Matt Krafft points out, grandfathering existing footprints is not enough. Portions of an existing footprint, particularly steps, may not be in compliance with current Code. If a house was destroyed and had to be rebuilt in compliance with Code, one might lose interior square footage even though the existing rules would allow you to rebuild with the same or even more interior space.
As Miles Weigold points out, we are not going to get changes to the proposal the Board approved. I give the Board credit for responding to some of the criticisms to prior drafts, but I believe that Board approval was inappropriate, given that all the feedback on the proposals to the Board had been negative, that the Board had no compelling explanation for many of the proposed changes and that the Board has never been particularly forthcoming about its rationales for certain proposed changes.
At this point, I would encourage everyone to not give their proxy to the Board and to vote against the proposals. I have no trouble updating the bylaws and covenants to make changes that are necessary or have widespread community support. Many of the Board’s proposals are not necessary and do not have widespread community support.