June 19, 2017

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 […]
June 9, 2017

Meeting Minutes

Association Meeting Minutes are a written record of meetings kept by the secretary of the HOA.  Minutes document decisions made during a meeting and also provide […]
June 9, 2017

Changing Governing Documents

As many are aware, amending a condominium association or a homeowner association’s governing documents, be it declarations/master deed or bylaws, can be a trying experience that […]
June 9, 2017

Finding Volunteers

Maybe you’ve been to the meetings where the person who failed to show up for the meeting is “volunteered” to serve on a committee.  Well there […]
June 7, 2017

If You Play You May Have To Pay

Memorial Day 2012 in Bend, Oregon at the Sunriver Owners Association was a festive event celebrated by 350 residents of the 4,200 home association in their […]
June 7, 2017

Board Resolutions

A board resolution is a motion that follows a set format and is formally adopted by the board. Resolutions may enact rules and regulations or formalize […]
June 1, 2017

Meeting with the Association’s Attorney

All association boards of directors at one time or another must meet with the association’s attorney.  These meetings assist the board through the legal maze that […]
June 1, 2017

Board Meeting Tips

Follow the agenda and do not deviate. Any items that come up can be discussed at the end of the meeting or put on the agenda […]
June 1, 2017

Association Governing Documents

Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions Also known as CC & Rs, Declarations, Master Deed, to name just a few.  By whatever name or abbreviation they go by, […]
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