Annual and special meetings require homeowner votes to elect new board members and make changes in the community. An association should work vigorously to garner proxy votes to achieve quorum—a minimum number of members who must be present for business to be validly transacted.
Chrissy Parker, CMCA, compliance director at Somersett Owners Association in Reno, Nev., became the 20,000th person to obtain the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA®) credential last fall—an essential step for those pursuing a career in community association management.
For the past 25 years, the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA®) credential has provided a level of confidence to community association board members and residents—that a community manager has the necessary skills to oversee their community.
Several California laws that became effective Jan. 1 create new requirements for community associations on how elections are held, limit restrictions on accessory dwelling units (ADUs), and redefine when a contractor is considered an employee.
Gasoline-powered electric generators can emit carbon monoxide when they are not working properly. If you plan to use a generator during a power outage caused by a snowstorm, follow these tips to minimize the risk of carbon monoxide.
The spike in deliveries leading up to the holidays means packages may be vulnerable to theft before they even make it through the front door. Learn how you can deter thieves and ensure packages are kept safe.
If your community is looking to update its holiday and religious display rule or adopt a new one, it should be easy for residents to follow and simple to enforce.
Development patterns across North America have focused on building infrastructure as an indicator of growth without considering impacts to long-term financial resilience and access to affordable housing options, says engineer Chuck Marohn.
As many of us finalize plans to spend Thanksgiving with family and friends, we also should take some time to feel grateful for those who have had an impact on our lives and celebrate this year’s accomplishments, big and small.
Before hosting parties and visitors over the holidays, community associations leaders and residents should brush up on any restrictions on parking, noise, and overnight guests.