Board Members Guide attorney regarding “wish list” and culture of the Association. Build grass root support within community by owner involvement, education and buy-in. Thoroughly review and understand proposed amendments.   Owners Become educated regarding proposed amendments. Provide feedback and input on drafts, surveys, etc. Provide consents necessary for approval.   Attorney Guide Board ofGo to Resource
Governing documents are often overlooked until a particular issue arises that brings shortcomings, inconsistencies, or problems to light.  When this occurs, it may be too late to amend the governing documents to properly address the issue at hand.  For this reason, associations should periodically review their governing documents to identify potential areas of concern whichGo to Resource
Question:  How can community association boards alter the uses of common areas? Answer:  Very carefully, and with scrupulous attention to the requirements of the community’s governing documents and the wishes of its residents. A recent California appeals court decision illustrates what can happen when a board ignores this common sense advice. The story, which readsGo to Resource