Condominium Law Group Zoom Q&A - February 2, 2022

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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:

  • Reminder that Secretary of State will not have electronic filing available for non-profit corporate filings from December 30, 2021 through end of February.
  • Revisiting COVID-related policies and protocols in light of rapid changes in circumstances. Consider adding it standing agenda for board meetings.
  • Seattle eviction moratorium extended through 2/14/22.
  • Anti-harassment policies.
  • Interpreting WUCIOA's provisions re: executive sessions.
  • Management recording of community meetings - do owners have a right to a copy?
  • Enforcing provisions of CC&Rs that have not been previously enforced.
  • Discussion of liens generally.
  • Dealing with smoking in units, and smoke seeping from one unit to another.
  • Current guidance re: fitness rooms & COVID.
  • Discussion of written ballots.
  • How to document a violation (hardwood flooring) within a unit when the owner won't give access.
  • If a community "rolls over" the previous year's budget, must they ratify it again?
  • Discussion of when an association must hire an architect or engineer for work on buildings.
  • Is a board member "threat" to quit (when upset) the same as a resignation?
  • If a manager takes a leave of absence, should a temporary replacement be assigned?