Condominium Law Group Zoom Q&A - September 22, 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 with any specific question and/or circumstances. The comments in this Zoom Q&A are intended for informational purposes only.

Today's 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.
  • Effective 10/25/21, King County will require proof of vaccination or negative COVID test for outdoor public events with 500+ people and at indoor entertainment and recreation establishments, including bars, restaurants, gyms, etc.
  • Seattle eviction moratorium extended through January 2022.
  • Statewide burn ban in effect though 9/30/21.
  • Homeowner Assistance Fund, part of American Rescue Plan Act.
  • Collections: Review financials and consider how deferring collection action may affect your balance sheet and year end financials. Lenders and buyers always look at end of year balance sheets.
  • Why does an HOA have to use the WUCIOA-compliant reserve disclosure in their budget process?
  • Giving notice (mail or electronic) when there is more than one owner.
  • Fine notices and daily fines.
  • Holding in-person annual meetings, whether you can ban unvaccinated people, providing virtual attendance options.
  • Whether Black Lives Matter sign is protected political speech.
  • Interpreting governing documents that limit signs to those "strictly residential" in nature.
  • Recommendations for vetting a new management company.
  • Who votes on maintenance and repair contracts, the board or all of the owners?
  • How associations can change provisions in their CC&Rs.
  • What to write on your budget summary (sent to owners) if you don't have a reserve study.
  • Changes to the non-profit corporations act.