Community association board meetings can be intense. Strong opinions and clashing egos can make it difficult for boards to stick to an agenda and accomplish their objectives. Thankfully, there are ways to navigate these stressful situations and adhere to the business at hand.
With Christmas right around the corner, community associations across the country are coming alive with festive lights and holiday decorations. Guidelines on these displays should be updated, fair, easy to follow, and owner supported.
Electronic voting can provide homeowners a convenient and secure way to vote, increase participation rates, and lead to greater accountability for board members.
When the widespread threat of COVID-19 in the U.S. became evident in late February, community association board members and managers began asking questions and taking necessary actions.
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.