If done the right way, a homeowner forum can achieve many goals.  It can capture community-wide interests and concerns.  It can give the owners a voice.   It’s great for generating opinions, feedback and new ideas.  It will increase the Board’s awareness of potential problems on the horizon. And, hopefully, it will engage and foster futureGo to Resource
The Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act (“CCIOA”) requires board meetings be open to attendance by owners in the community unless the board goes into executive session.  All owners are therefore allowed to attend any portion of board meetings except when they are excluded from a properly called executive session. CCIOA authorizes boards to go intoGo to Resource
Attorneys representing homeowner associations are often asked about the requirements and procedures for taking meeting minutes and preparing agendas.   This is especially true for self-managed associations with volunteer boards who may have less experience organizing and conducting meetings.  This article discusses some of the legal requirements as well as best practices as they pertain toGo to Resource
Running an association meeting can be stressful, especially if you know a hotly contested issue or election will be on the agenda.  Regardless of what type of meeting you anticipate, here are some tips for running a successful meeting: DO know what kind of meeting you are having.  While this may sound basic, it isGo to Resource
In this day and age, it seems boards are receiving more and more requests from owners for special.  Whether these requests are for the purpose of removing directors, voting in new directors, or just to discuss a particular issue, owners are not shy about making such demands.  Many associations, when in receipt of such demand,Go to Resource