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.