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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...

Useful Links for Condo Communities and Owners

This is information regarding the  useful links for the various agencies. Davis-Stirling.com The Davis–Stirling Common Interest Development Act is the popular name of the portion of the California Civil Code beginning with section 4000, which governs condominium, cooperative, and planned unit development communities in California. California Contractors State License Board...