Going Above & Beyond

Usually when the term “Going Above and Beyond” is used, it is being used in a positive and complementary way to apply to someone who has exceeded themselves in helping someone else.  Unfortunately, “Going Above and Beyond” within the framework of an association’s governing documents is rarely a positive affirmation.  From exceeding maintenance responsibilities to…

Board Fiduciary Duty

From time to time you may hear that the board of the association operates in a fiduciary capacity for the homeowners. Or you may read about the board’s fiduciary responsibility in the governing documents. Just exactly what does this mean? Fiduciary duty simply means the board has an ethical and legal obligation to make decisions…