Condominium Law Group Zoom Q&A - August 4, 2021

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August 4, 2021 Topics:

  • Gil Price remembrance in WSCAI Journal; Celebration of Life planned for August 21 at noon on Zoom.
  • Governor's Proclamation 20-51 - RESCINDED effective July 24 at midnight.
  • Senate Bill 5011 - took effect July 25, 2021.
  • House Bill 1482 - took effect May 10, 2021.
  • Reminders: recording fee took effect July 25, 2021.
  • CDC updated mask guidance, King County Mask Directive - all people, regardless of vaccination status, should wear masks in indoor public places.
  • Statewide burn ban.
  • Homeowner Assistance Fund, part of American Rescue Plan Act.
  • Whether associations can/should limit access to common areas and/or mandate masks again.
  • SB 5011 - types of notices that can be sent electronically, how opt-in must occur, etc.
  • How to handle an owner spreading rumors and causing unrest in a community.
  • Voting percentage required to change voting percentages (not ownership allocation) in a community.
  • Board authority to create rules generally, and architectural guidelines specifically.
  • Document retention discussion.
  • Question about condo earthquake policies.
  • Associations changing their governing documents to keep up with statutory changes.
  • Questions about "zero tolerance" fine policy.