Condominium Law Group Zoom Q&A - December 8, 2021

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DISCLAIMER - The discussions in this Zoom Q&A are not legal advice and cannot be used to advise any particular association (or owner) with any specific question and/or circumstances. The comments in this Zoom Q&A are intended for informational purposes only.

Today's Topics:

  • Is a photo of a signed petition enough for owners to call for an association meeting?
  • How to add agenda items to board and/or association meetings.
  • How a new board can change legal counsel.
  • Can an owner change or revoke their ballot when voting by mail on a declaration amendment?
  • Can a board member hold more than one office?
  • Do the notice provisions of the non-profit corporations act "override" the notice provisions of the community association statute?
  • Can (should?) an association ban electric vehicles due to fear of fires?
  • Consent resolutions.
  • Statutes of limitations re: various claims, including fraud.
  • Can a board override or take action that is contradictory to the governing documents and statutes?
  • If all owners are on the board (small association), must we still hold a budget ratification meeting?
  • E&O (errors and omissions) and D&O (directors and officers' liability) policies.
  • Due process hearings - does the complaint need to be written?
  • Is it fraud (or otherwise unlawful) if a major upcoming repair is not disclosed to a buyer?
  • How many votes per unit if there is more than one owner?
  • Audit requirements for community associations.