Category Archives: Board Elections

New Neighborhoods–Responsibility for Pipe Maintenance and Non-Owners on Board

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New Neighborhoods By Gary A. Poliakoff and Ryan Poliakoff Responsibility for Pipe Maintenance and Non-Owners on Board Dear Poliakoffs, First, let me tell you that your column is always informative, and condo owners appreciate your efforts.  Now it is my … Continue reading

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Back to Basics: What is a Director or Officer of a Condo or HOA, and What Do They Do?

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Hello again!  This week, I wanted to talk a bit about what it means to be a board member of a shared ownership community (a condo, co-op or HOA).  Why do we have boards, and what are officers and directors … Continue reading

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Term Limits for Condo/HOA Board Members–Necessary or Nonsensical?

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I read with interest the linked article by HOAleader.com, a partially free, partially paid website that publishes articles about homeowner’s associations.  Their pros and cons article is for members only, but I’ve certainly heard the arguments for and against SOC … Continue reading

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How To Run a Successful Condo or HOA Board Meeting, Part 4–Trust Your Judgment

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Our last How To Series tip for running a successful SOC board meeting addresses trusting your judgment as a leader. Edmund Burke, a famous Irish politician, once said that “Your representative owes you not his industry only, but his judgment; and … Continue reading

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