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Association Answers: Are HOA board members protected from lawsuits?

Mike HunterQ: I am considering running for a seat on my HOA board. We are a community of about 80 homes. I am concerned about my indemnity as a board member. I tried to find a clause in my bylaws, but I can’t seem to locate wording that speaks directly to that. Our HOA property manager directed me to Chapter 47F of the North Carolina General Statutes (the NC Planned Community Act), but I still don’t see any language that would prevent a lawsuit from being directed toward me personally for action I take as a director of the HOA. Can you shed some light on this?

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Meeting Moment – Specific Notice

It is not unusual for owners at an annual homeowners meeting to make motions about issues that aren’t listed on the agenda.  For example, a motion to amend the bylaws.  Or, at a special meeting called to amend the bylaws, an owner might make a motion to recall the board.

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