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No Secretary & More About the Minutes

So who’s going to take the minutes? Below is an article from the Davis-Stirling.com Newsletter by ADAMS | STIRLING PLC regarding the Minutes and missing Secretaries. MINUTE PREP WHEN THE SECRETARY IS ABSENT QUESTION: I am secretary for our HOA. An executive session was held at a time when I could...

The Business of the HOA Board and Emails

Does your Board use emails to make decisions? Below is an article from the Davis-Stirling.com Newsletter by Adams Kessler regarding the business of HOA Board and Emails. CONSULTANT’S EMAIL TO DIRECTORS QUESTION: As a vendor, we email our reports to the manager and copy the entire board. The manager told...

DROUGHT EMERGENCY and Artificial Turf

Water drought issues are a constant in Southern California today. Below is an article from the Davis-Stirling.com Newsletter by Adams Kessler regarding Drought emergency and Artificial turf. “Readers asked if the Davis-Stirling Act or the drought emergency voids existing HOA restrictions on artificial turf. Attorney Curt Sproul of the law firm...

HO-6 Policies

One glaring issue we continually see when reviewing claims for property damage losses to a condominium unit is how few unit owners have homeowners insurance. Statistics have shown that as many as 50% do not have a Condo (HO-6) policy. Some say to us that they thought the Association Master...

HOA Preventative Maintenance

      March Maintain pool equipment Treat & touch-up paint on all iron fencing April Advance time clocks one hour on the 6th! Deep clean pool furniture Check roofs for broken shingles/tiles; replace if necessary Clear brush around complex (fire control) May Check gas/water shutoffs Check & clean drain...