Community Update – January 2021

Community Update – January 2021

With 2020 finally in the rearview mirror, we dive into what’s ahead for community associations in the New Year. In addition to enjoying this month’s featured articles, we encourage you to take part in our COVID-19 vaccine survey. We want to hear your thoughts on whether or not your association is considering becoming a vaccine point of distribution (POD).

Associations are often at a loss with how to assist individuals who are unable to adequately care for themselves. Our featured article, “An Association’s Response to those Persons Who May Need Some Additional Care in Living,” provides helpful guidance.

This article is the first of a two-part series on the vital subject of amending community association governing documents. Part I, “Amending Governing Documents– WHY?,” focuses on the common reasons a community association should consider amending its governing documents.

The line between what an association’s board can legally do as a matter of law and what the board should do as a matter of good practice is often blurred. We discuss in, “The Membership Poll – The Pros, Cons and Confusion of Taking a Membership Survey When a Membership Vote is Not Required.”

Lastly, reasonable rules promoting the health and safety of members of a community association are at the heart of “THIS CASE: Hidden Harbour Estates, Inc. v. Norman.”