HOA bans smoking at Naples condominiumCREATED Apr. 12, 2014 NAPLES, Fla.- A Naples man is fuming after his HOA voted to ban smoking at the Laguna in Fiddler’s Creek. Rich Miller has spent the past two years in the community and said he enjoys smoking cigars while sitting out on his lanai.
Community Life: Associations should consider worker’s compQ: I read your blog of April 3, 2014 Volunteers Can Cause Involuntary Liability For Condos and HOAs. Having a background in insurance, I agree with you about the types of jobs that volunteers should never perform. However, I would point out that one layer of protection associations might consider is a workers’ compensation policy, on a minimum premium basis.
Ruling puts boards on notice over business conductOn March 21, the Illinois Appellate Court filed an order in Palm v. 2800 Lake Shore Drive Condominium Association (Palm II) that interprets the open meeting requirements of the Condominium Act and the authority of a condominium board to delegate in a manner that is, practically speaking, inconsistent with how most condominium boards operate.
Bill to Help Homeowners’ AssociationsDel. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-41), working with constituents, has spearheaded legislation aimed at helping many residents of her district and across Virginia. The 41st District contains several self-managed homeowners’ associations, made up of volunteers in the community working in the best interests of their shared neighborhood.
Day care controversy sparks wider debate in BrandermillBan reconsidered in light of number of home businesses Posted: Friday, April 4, 2014 12:00 am | Posted in Chesterfield on Friday, April 4, 2014 12:00 am. Updated: 6:48 am. (%remaining%) Remaining Thanks for reading TimesDispatch.com. You may read a few more articles before you reach a limit of 20 every 30 days.
Court rules in favor of association in assessment caseCondominium owners cannot stop paying their assessments because they are unhappy about how the property is taken care of, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled March 20. Such is the verdict in a long-running dispute between a Highland Park condominium association and one of its owners.
Beacon Hill update: Loudoun homeowners vote to buy shuttered, 330-acre golf courseMembers of the Beacon Hill Homeowner’s Association have voted overwhelmingly to purchase the adjacent, privately-owned, shuttered Loudoun County golf course from its absentee owner. The Beacon Hill Board of Directors reports that of the 191 members voting on the question of whether to annex the 330-acre Golf Club of Virginia at Beacon Hill, 158 submitted a “yes” ballot, 31 voted “no” and two voted to abstain.