Currently, C.R.S. §38-33.3-106.5(i) of the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act prevents community associations from prohibiting the use of xeriscaping on an owner’s property. While an association can still adopt design or aesthetic guidelines that regulate the type, number, and placement of drought-tolerant plantings and hardscapes, it cannot absolutely ban the use of xeriscaping on theGo to Article

Day two of the CAI Annual Conference and Exposition kicked off with BBC correspondent Katty Kay. Speaking on worldwide issues, Ms. Kay spoke on the state of the world including (1) the rise of China as a superpower, (2) the need to, as consumers, be better at recognizing fake news, and (3) civility with the nation.Go to Article

HB 18-1175 The Sunset Community Association Managers Bill was assigned to the Senate Finance Committee where it failed on a 2-3 vote to get out of committee. The Senate Finance Committee voted on April 10, 2018 to postpone the bill indefinitely. What does this mean for all the CAMs? Generally, it means that without furtherGo to Article

After gaining momentum and clearing the first two votes in committee, the House of Representatives today killed HB18-1126 by a vote of 29 yea’s and 34 no’s.  The bill, as drafted, raised dogs to the same type of protections afforded to political expression, the flag of the United States of America, drought tolerant vegetation and renewableGo to Article

On January 30, 2018, the House Business Affairs and Labor Committee conducted a public hearing on the Community Association Manager Sunset Bill. After hearing public comments from interested parties, the Committee approved the introduction of HB 18-1175, which supports a majority of the recommendations contained in the 2017 Sunset Review Report provided by the DepartmentGo to Article