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Meeting Moment–Amending Minutes

The first action item on most owners’ meeting agendas is approving the minutes of the last owners’ meeting.  Let’s say that -- as usual -- you have an ambitious agenda, with many action items and a limited time in which to get through them all.  But when the secretary moves to approve last year’s...

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What If Your HOA Can’t Pass Necessary Amendments?

What happens if you really, truly, positively need to amend your HOA governing documents, but your owners are so apathetic you can’t get the supermajority your governing documents require? Can you go to court to get a judge to amend your governing documents? Here, we explain whether that’s possible and, if not, what you can do if you’re stuck in…

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Can we Change our Annual Meeting Date?

By Mike Huntermike_hunter

Attorney Michael Hunter specializes in community and condominium association law for the firm of Horack Talley

Question: Our covenants, conditions and restrictions say that the annual meeting is to be held the first Saturday in October. However our meetings have never been held on that day, due to the fact the board members have never been available that date – even with changing members through the years. Our management company advised that as long as the meeting is held reasonably around that date, and notice is sent properly according to the rules, then the actual date of the meeting doesn’t have to be on the first Saturday of October.

A few homeowners have balked at the Saturday meeting date: They’d rather not waste a Saturday with a HOA meeting. Is the board required to have the meeting on the first Saturday of October, as bylaws require?

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