Q: I live in a townhouse complex. Neither our bylaws nor our Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions mention anything about fines for violations. Now our board of directors has decided to adopt a set of “rules” which they plan to enforce by levying fines for violations. Is this legal?
I live in a single-family community with less than 100 homes and have the following questions:
Q: Can homeowners’ association board members be removed from office for lack of service?
No one likes a board meeting that runs on forever with no end in sight. This article offers ten tips for controlling board meetings to make sure that you both get the job done, and also do so in an efficient manner.
1. Time is a gift given by volunteer Board members. Cut down...
Fall is a busy time for Common Interest Developments. Volunteer homeowner Boards return from vacations ready to make decisions before the end of the year. Budgets and Reserve Studies are due to be mailed to the membership before fiscal years that end on December 31. It seems that time accelerates with Halloween coming up, then Thanksgiving and before you know it decorations begin appearing for Christmas. Pools and pool furniture are sometimes refurbished during the down time before spring. Hopefully, roofs have been inspected and repairs made before the winter rains. It is a good time to volunteer to help the Board or to watch what the Board is doing by attending your monthly community association meeting.