HOA Records — Save or Shred?

HOA Records — Save or Shred?

John Richards Many community associations maintain documents and records for many years, even decades. Most state laws require that owners be allowed to inspect records of the association under specific conditions, but the inspection right is broad. In some cases homeowners will request documents in an effort to conduct a witch-hunt against the HOA. So how long do you keep records, and what records need to be kept? Read More... [et_social_share]
Meeting Minutes Matter™ California Open Meeting Act — Setting Homeowner Expectations

Meeting Minutes Matter™ California Open Meeting Act — Setting Homeowner Expectations

Victoria Cohen When an upset homeowner attends a homeowner association (HOA) board meeting, they believe they have the right to speak to the board, and sometimes demand answers or immediate action by the board. Although most of us would like immediate answers from the board, it is important that the board, management, and sometimes experts, like roofers/plumbers/arborists, and so forth, review the homeowner request before an informed decision can be made. Read More... [et_social_share]
Meeting Minutes Matter™ — Hanging on Every Word

Meeting Minutes Matter™ — Hanging on Every Word

Victoria Cohen Many people ask the question, “What is the responsibility of the meeting recorder or secretary to record the homeowner concerns, comments, recommendations, etc. into the meeting minutes?” The answer is simple. Nothing that the homeowner says should be placed into the Board Meeting Minutes. In fact, no comments from the Board members are placed into the Board Meeting Minutes either! Read More... [et_social_share]

Pin It on Pinterest