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The Villages of Marlborough (VOM) Community Association website was developed to serve as an informative resource for VOM homeowners. 
-  Villages of Marlborough Board of Directors
~ Announcements ~
BOD Meeting July 19, 2016
The Board of Directors of the Villages of Marlborough Community Association will hold a BOD Meeting at 7:00 to 9:00 pm, on July 19, 2016, at Trinity Church, 14515 Church Street, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772. This meeting was announced previously as an Election Make Up Meeting. The establishment of a quorum at the Annual Meeting made an Election Make Up Meeting unnecessary.
Villages of Marlborough Community Association, Inc.
Board of Directors
Hi, Neighbors:
Enjoy your 4th of July Holiday, and remember this is a celebration of our country’s adoption of the Declaration of Independence, which heralded the birth of our nation. That event led to the United States Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and eventually a representative government. That means we choose our leaders. Making a good choice is limited by how much we know about the job they are doing.
In Prince George County we can express our appreciation for and take advantage of what our Forefathers and those who fought and died did to make our country a more perfect union.
At 1:30pm on July 5th in the Council Hearing Room (1st Floor), County Administration Bldg., 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772, the County Council will hold a Hearing regarding the implementation of the 1 Day A Week Garbage Collection (1DW). Garbage is put out normally the night before. With 1DW it is normal for the garbage loaded in cans and bags to sit out until 4:30 pm or later or to be missed all together, creating an unhealthy condition.
We need everyone who is displeased with this callous action to pack the Hearing Room. The legislation reducing this essential service took 3 weeks to put into action. As a result of minimal notice only seven residents representing more the 121,000 affected by this reduction attended the open hearing. We demand this reduction be rolled back.
If the recent pass is an indication, this 4th of July Holiday which occurs on Monday, will put all collections back a day later, creating an even more unhealthy condition for our communities. Let’s fill the room and be ready to testify if called upon.
This is an incident we need to keep in the forefront of our minds when comes Prince George County Election Day, 2018.
Let’s not only enjoy the 4th of July, but also exercise our democratic rights on July 5, 2016. Please attend this hearing.
Villages of Marlborough Community Association, Inc.
Robert Bowers, President 
May 2016 Villages of Marlborough (VOM) Newsletter is posted under "Newsletter" 

Candidates for the VOM Board election are found here.

VOM Community Yardsale -- June 4, 2016: To be rescheduled do to flawed mailing.
Spring cleaning is in full swing and what better way to help everyone get rid of unwanted items than to have a yard sale!  This will be the third community yard sale for VOM and we are going to change it up this time and have all of the sellers group in one place rather than have the buyers come find us throughout the community.  We originally had sellers set up at their homes for convenience, but we found that buyers had trouble navigating through the maze of roads in our community to find all the great deals so, this time we will all set up in the open area on Governors Grove at Colonels Choice intersection.   VOM will post signs one week prior and state VOM YARDSALE THIS SATURDAY 8AM-2PM plus some with arrows and I will post ads online in the weeks prior to the event, the rest is up to sellers:  Sellers will provide their own tables, seats, shading, etc. for them to be out all morning and everyone participating must be able to have a space up at the sidewalk for their displays.  The hours are as always 8AM-2PM for the specified Saturday only, so it doesn’t impose on traffic or appearance of the community for more than a few hours.  If anyone has any questions, you can contact me at

Trash, Litter, and Stuff on our Streets
Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T) and Department of Energy (DOE) can provide materials (bags and “grabbers”) for community clean-up. Well-advertised community clean-ups (as opposed to paid contractors) help build community bonds, and influences residents into taking ownership of their own environments.

May 19, 2015 Annual Meeting closed for lack of decorum.
Because of the lack of decorum, disruptions, and the uncontrollable antics of the Cooper/Roberts Group at the May19, 2015 Annual Meeting as well as the August 18, 2014, BOD Meetings, all mee
tings have been suspended until an election can be held. We cannot trust that these same individuals and their supporters won’t act just as unruly at the next meeting as they did at those meetings. We know that homeowners must make special arrangements in most cases to attend a meeting. The antics of that group would result in a colossal waste of everyone’s time.
As you know, we terminated Procom as the VOM Manager and replaced them with Blackstone Management; an action that saves us more than $40,000 a year. Union Bank who operates the Smart Street Division to whom many of our residents paid their assessment, refuses to provide VOM with the list of those who have paid. In order for a vote to count we must verify that the voter is not more than 60 days delinquent. Union Bank says that Procom is their client, even though the account is for Villages of Marlborough, and even though the current Board President is signed on to the account. Without Procom’s direction Union Bank will not release the information.
Procom says they no longer have anything to do with this and refuses to assist. Our attorney his now involved.
A vote count cannot be done without that information. Consequently, an election cannot be held without a count of all the votes. So, not to waste anyone’s time and expose homeowners to the constant bickering, distractions, and disorderly behavior of some who claim power, no meetings will be held until all the information is available and an election can be held.
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Person of Interest
The people in these photographs were seen in the vicinity of recent breaking and entering incidents in our community. Some may be implicated in an assault on one of our residents.  If you know these young men and/or where they can be found, please notify the association through Blackstone Management, 240-349-2117, or the VOM Website,, or the VOM President,
This information will be passed on to the police. 
Villages of Marlborough Community Association, Inc.
Robert Bowers, President 
Hi, Neighbors:
On October 9, 2015, ProCom returned the $170,298.48, that they had taken control of in two of our bank accounts. The estimated $50,000 in a Cash Deposit has yet to be recovered, but the account has been frozen until we sort everything out. 
This happened because of our dogged determination that this would not stand, great lawyering by our attorney, the newsletter we published announcing this incident and the avalanche of emails you sent us protesting this action. There is no doubt in my mind that without these four elements we this would not have happened so quickly after we discovered the raid on our bank accounts. 
Exactly what we will do and how for legal reasons will have to be carefully managed. Rest assured, this is not over.
Villages of Marlborough Community Association, Inc.
Robert Bowers, President 
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URGENT!!! Are you in danger of being labeled as not paying your assessment fees?

Hi, Neighbors:
As you may know we are being sued by ProCom for terminating their contract. Procom and Union Bank in Georgia are being uncooperative in regards to Villages of Marlborough Community Association (VOM)  accessing the remaining account we have at that bank. Even though my name is listed as a signer for that checking account, the bank told me that ProCom is their client; therefore the Association must go through ProCom for access. ProCom informed us through communications with Blackstone that they no longer have anything to do with the account and will not assist.

We are in a predicament. We know that some of you had your bank accounts set up to automatically pay the VOM’s annual assessment. However, without cooperation from the bank and ProCom, we cannot verify those payments. Some of you told us you did receive a coupon from ProCom for the 2015 assessments and paid it. We are aware that some of you paid the assessments without prompting. Eventually, we will gain access to the account, but in order for us to move forward we need to know who paid assessments to Union Bank’s Smart Street. Without that information, we can only verify those who paid assessments to Blackstone, as we requested that you do.
It is very important that you notify us if you received a coupon from ProCom and if you made a payment.
To avoid being cited as delinquent, please let us know if you paid ProCom via Smart Street and provide documentation, a copy of payment transaction, check and or coupon of any payment you made. This information will allow us to bring our records up to date and avoid citing you as delinquent. Please respond by May 20, 2015.


Villages of Marlborough Community Association, Inc.
Robert Bowers, President
Do you have a topic you would like to discuss with your neighbors?  Go to the Message Board and get in on the latest discussions or start a new discussion.

New Management Company
Effective March 31st, Blackstone will replace ProCom as the management company for VOM.  This change will result in significant savings and better services for our community.  Each homeowner will be receiving a welcoming package from Blackstone in the coming weeks.  In the meantime, please continue to contact ProCom.

Earn Community Service Hours
We will be doing litter pick-up along John Rogers Blvd. and Lords Landing Dr. on a weekly basis. We will pick up trash on other streets in the neighborhood as needed and/or requested. We need your help in telling us where the areas are that need litter to be cleaned up. This will be a great opportunity for our young people to earn some community service hours. Please call Maceo Barbosa at (301)-574-0542 to get signed up.
Youth Spotlight on Niya Nelson
Hello neighbors, we are happy to the announce the
Villiages of Marlborough May Youth Spotlight! 
Youth can be recognized for:  perfect attendance in school, making the honor roll, community service, scholarchips, or extracurricular activities. We need you to nominate someone who is attending grade school through college. The nominee must live in the Villages of Marlborough (one of it's twelve sub-divisions). If you know someone you would like to nominate please call Maceo Barbosa at (301)-574-0542.

~ Upcoming Events ~

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~ Neighborhood News ~
Emergency Meeting November 25, 2015
Posted on Nov 25th, 2015
We are facing a serious problem in our community. THUGS!!! This will not stand!!!
We have had several incidents including an assault by a group of six young Black males in VOM. We are holding an emergency meeting at Trinity Episcopal Church, 14519 Church Street, Upper Marlborough, MD 20772, 6-7pm. We have invited police officials as well as our Police Patrols to attend. All who are invited may not be able to attend because of the short notice. However, we must prepare ourselves for whatever comes next.  Setting is limited.
This is a special meeting and the only things to be discussed are the criminal activity that is happening in our neighborhoods. Supporting emails will follow.
Villages of Marlborough Community Association, Inc.
Robert Bowers, President 
Resources and Information
Posted on Nov 10th, 2014
Councilman Derrick Leon Davis - District 6 (constituent areas include South Bowie, Capitol Heights, District Heights, Forestville, Kettering, Largo, Mitchellville, and Upper Marlboro).  On this site you will find information and resources related to our district.
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr. - District 23B, Prince George's County
State Senator Douglas J. J. PetersDistrict 23, Prince George's County
Lyn J. Mundey - District 7 Board of Education

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