Condominium Law Group Zoom Q&A - September 20, 2023

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Today's Topics:

  • Recording fees increasing by $100 on January 1, 2024.
  • CA Day - October 14 (
  • Who can serve on architectural control committees?
  • Factors courts consider when evaluating whether a ban on short-term rentals is enforceable.
  • New child care law; any loopholes for 55+ communities to ban them?
  • Can HOPA communities restrict children from residing in the community?
  • Can volunteer board members charge a "reasonable fee" in responding to a records request?
  • Can we adopt a restriction on use in our Articles of Incorporation?
  • What does the "majority rule" language in Chiwawa v. Wilkinson mean for amendments? (It's "dicta" - not part of the actual holding in the case.)
  • Are proxies required for annual meetings or budget ratification meetings?
  • Does "good standing" matter for budget ratification voting?
  • What actions or decisions can a board delegate to the manager?
  • Reserve account questions
  • Can an association prohibit non-residents from serving on board?

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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.