Monthly Archives: March 2016

Can we Use Proxies at Our Annual Meeting?

by Beth Mulcahy, Esq. Our firm represents over 1,000 associations in Arizona. I can tell you with certainty that I have not seen a proxy used in an election or annual meeting in many, many years. Pursuant to Arizona law … Continue reading

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2016 Summary of Pending Arizona Legislation regarding Community Associations: March 28, 2016

Dear Cyber-Followers: It was a busy week last week at the Arizona Legislature!   Many of the committees in the Arizona Legislature finished hearings last week and now it is “game time” for final voting by legislators on community association bills.  … Continue reading

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Agendas and Board Meetings!

By Beth Mulcahy, Esq. Questions: Is our association required by Arizona law to post the agenda prior to the regular board meeting? Are owners entitled under Arizona to receive an agenda if they attend a regular board meeting? Do you … Continue reading

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2016 Summary of Pending Arizona Legislation regarding Community Associations: March 21, 2016

Dear Cyber-Followers: We are 68 days into the 2016 legislative session!   A  typical goal for each legislative session is to have all work finished by the 100th day.  In 2015, the Arizona legislature finished its work surprisingly fast (in 81 … Continue reading

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Help! We have a tenant in our association who is not following the association’s rules. What are our legal remedies?

By Beth Mulcahy, Esq. In my opinion, the best way to get a tenant to comply with the documents is to aggressively pursue the owner for the tenant’s violations. Most association documents state that a landlord/owner is responsible for the … Continue reading

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2016 AZ Legislative Update: March 14, 2016

Dear Cyber-Followers: It has been a quiet two weeks for community association bills at the Arizona Legislature (trust me, this is a good thing!). There have been no community association bills passed by both the House and the Senate and … Continue reading

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What are an Association’s Responsibilities Regarding Record Requests by Owners?

By Beth Mulcahy Esq. Question: Our association has an owner who requests to review records on a monthly basis. This is starting to become a pain and it requires a lot of time. What are our responsibilities under Arizona law … Continue reading

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2016 Arizona Legislative Update: March 8, 2016

Dear Cyber-Followers, Here we are in Week 9 of the Fifty-Third Regular Session of the Arizona Legislature. As you know, we have been closely watching the bills relating to community associations over the last 9 weeks. There were only 3 … Continue reading

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How to be a Superstar Manager

by Beth Mulcahy, Esq I am often asked the following question… “What makes a community manager a superstar?” I have been fortunate to work with numerous exceptional managers in Arizona. Here is a short list of the qualities of a … Continue reading

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