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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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IL: Condo development says $44,000 is missing

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

Versailles Condominium Association, 301 SW Adams St., had charged Reliable Property Management, 3526 W. California Ave., with paying its water, utility and insurance bills, but by early October, the association learned the bills were past due, according to a police report.
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CT: Months Later, Cash-Strapped West Hartford Residents Still Without Roof

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

The roofing contractor working on the building in October lacked the proper insurance, so owners of all 100 units in the Twin Oaks complex — not just the 20 in building 106 — are on the hook for the repair bill. A special $400-plus monthly charge was imposed by the condo association in January to raise $200,000 for emergency roof work, utility safety tests and repairs.
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