A well-crafted welcome packet can help community association leaders make a good first impression, cultivate positive feelings toward the community, and potentially get someone involved as a volunteer down the road.
Despite common areas and amenities being closed due to COVID-19, it’s still necessary for community associations to collect assessments to meet ongoing maintenance requirements and contractual obligations.
The erosion of civility in our society has begun to manifest itself in private residential communities. This comes in many forms—from rudeness and disruptive behavior at meetings to more dangerous and escalating actions. It’s time for community association boards to send a message that uncivil behavior won’t be tolerated.
It can be a tall order to enforce your association’s governing documents. Doing so in a way that promotes community spirit can be even harder, but you can be effective, flexible, and consistent with these steps.