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CO: HOA Files: The HOA president

The presiding officer of the association, according to Roberts Rules of Order on parliamentary procedure, takes its name from the “officer’s station in the hall from which he or she presides.” “The chair refers to the person in a meeting who is actually presiding at the time, whether that person is the regular presiding officer or not.”

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Condominium Preventive Maintenance Checklist

Preventive maintenance is the regular inspection and repair of equipment and facilities to prevent extensive, costly damage from occurring over time. Preventive maintenance can go a long way toward reducing the overall cost of your condominiums, as large expenditures for repairs and replacements can often be avoided by a careful attention to detail. Following a thorough condominium preventive maintenance checklist can help you to increase the attractiveness of your properties, boost your tenants’ satisfaction and strengthen your profit margins. 
      
Well-maintained condominiums increase owner satisfaction. 
Inspections 
    Perform regular inspections on all equipment and facilities that are subject to damage or normal wear and tear. Inspect such things as roofs, pools, insulation, ventilation systems and appliances to ensure that they are operating safely and efficiently. Make inspection a priority among your maintenance staff; create thorough checklists that must be marked off and signed by the inspecting employee, and hold inspectors accountable for the thoroughness of their examinations. 

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Newsletters – Regular, Relational, Readable & Right

Newsletters are an important communications vehicle for communities, but they can be difficult for many neighborhood associations to produce consistently.  Newsletters take time and effort.  When done correctly, however, they can be a wonderful way to keep residents informed and to build a stronger sense of community.  Here are some tips on how to create and use newsletters to their fullest potential.  To be effective newsletters must accomplish the 4 “R’s” – Regular, Relational, Readable & Right.

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