Getting owners involved in your community association may not be easy. Apathy or indifference is an issue most boards will experience at some point. While increasing owner engagement in the community may seem like a difficult task, the benefits of doing so are worth it. Active and engaged owners...
Dos and Don’ts for Amendment Votes By Janice E. Scotton, Esq.
Amendments to the Declaration and Bylaws will keep the documents current under the law and reflect the actual operation and administration of the community. Despite these positive purposes, rounding up owner votes can sometimes be slow and tedious. Following are some Dos and Don’ts to encourage owners to vote...
Preparing for the Deep Freeze of Winter in Ohio Community Associations
Preserving the Attorney-Client Privilege
As a member of a community association board, it is important for you to preserve the association’s attorney-client privilege. The attorney-client privilege generally prevents the unwanted disclosure of communications between an attorney and their client. For example, if an attorney provides their client an opinion about the strengths and...