Condominium Law Group Zoom Q&A - August 11, 2021

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August 11, 2021 Topics:

  • Gil Price celebration of life planned for August 21 at noon on Zoom.
  • CA Day coming up on October 9.
  • COVID-19 updates: CDC mask guidance, King County & Washington State encouraging indoor masking regardless of vaccination status.
  • Snohomish County announced a new mask mandate indoors for everyone age 5 and over on August 10, 2021.
  • Statewide burn ban.
  • Homeowner Assistance Fund, part of American Rescue Plan Act.
  • Whether Snohomish County mask mandate applies to common areas within our communities.
  • Whether Proclamation 20-51 prohibited assessing "admin fees" to delinquent owners. Discussion of admin fees generally.
  • Applicability of WUCIOA.
  • Whether associations can change or even eliminate quorum requirements for association meetings.
  • How to handle it when you can't seat a full board, or have only one board member.
  • Whether board members can vote by proxy.
  • Why associations are required to disclose the per unit reserve deficiency or surplus with budget proposal.
  • How to handle owner challenges to reserve study and/or reserve studies that include components that are owner responsibility.
  • What to do when your reserve study contains/assumes a large repair expense that the association will not do.
  • What owner contact info can/should you share with other owners, and what may be kept private?
  • Lawsuits to enforce unpaid fines (not foreclosure lawsuits).