Condominium Law Group Zoom Q&A - September 15, 2021

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September 15, 2021 Topics:

  • CA Day coming up on October 9. Proof of vaccination required to participate.
  • COVID-19 updates: Statewide indoor mask mandate went into effect 8/23/21. Statewide outdoor mask mandate at events with 500+ people went into effect 9/13/21.
  • Statewide burn ban.
  • Homeowner Assistance Fund, part of American Rescue Plan Act.
  • What can be done to collect on delinquencies composed primarily or completely of unpaid fines.
  • Repercussions of mandating a rental restriction in the rules, rather than via Declaration amendment.
  • Drinking (homeowners and/or board members) in virtual meetings.
  • How to handle voting on proposals that change between when the meeting notices are sent and when the meeting takes place.
  • What to do when a management company and/or board member is not responsive to communications.
  • Audit requirements, and when/how they can be waived.
  • Networking with board members from other associations.
  • Discussion of electronic storage for records retention.
  • Can an envelope study be a replacement for a reserve study? And do you still have to follow the proper procedure to opt out of a reserve study when you have an envelope study done?
  • Are new act condos required to have open board meetings?
  • How to handle owner requests to construct and/or display religious symbols or structures during religious holidays.
  • Brief discussion of IRS Ruling 70-604.