Monthly Archives: August 2016

Help! Our Board Meetings are Getting Out of Control with Conflict. What Can Our Board Do?

By Beth Mulcahy, Esq. Unfortunately, board meeting conflict is becoming a common question that our law firm receives. First, it is important to establish that name calling, interrupting and personal attacks should be prohibited at all board and committee meetings. Sometimes, … Continue reading

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How Do You Feel About Mandatory Board Member Education? Good or Bad?

By Beth Mulcahy, Esq. As you may know, in 2013, the State of Florida adopted a new law that requires board members to follow certain “certification procedures”. Under Florida’s law, within 90 days after being elected or appointed to the … Continue reading

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Our Association Has Trouble Getting Owners to Attend Our Annual Meeting. Do you have any Tips on How to Increase Attendance?

By Beth Mulcahy, Esq. Yes, I do! Here are a few of our firm’s suggestions on how to increase attendance at an Annual Meeting. ♦ Announce the annual meeting date, time, and location in as many places as possible ♦ … Continue reading

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Tips for the Community Association President

• The president must set the example and follow all governing documents and rules and regulations. • You cannot do it all. You are the leader and guide, but you must accept responsibility for getting things done. You have been … Continue reading

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