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Virginia – Leesburg Public Works Dept. to Offer Forum for Volunteer Leaders and Management Firms

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Leesburg Public Works Dept. to Offer HOA Forum

The Leesburg Department of Public Works and Capital Projects will hold a Public Works Open House for representatives from residential community management companies and officers of HOAs. The open house will be held in the lower level meeting rooms at Ida Lee Park Recreation Center Wednesday, April 6

On Wednesday, April 6, 2016, the Leesburg Department of Public Works and Capital Projects will host an open house for community management firms and community association volunteer leaders.

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Virginia – Proffer Reform Legislation (SB649) Passes House of Delegates

Restrictions on development proffers move closer to becoming law in Va.

Legislation that would restrict what local governments in Virginia can ask of home builders moved a step closer to becoming law Tuesday, despite heated opposition from officials in Fairfax, Prince William and Loudoun counties. In a 72-26 vote, the state House of Delegates approved a version of the reforms to the state’s so-called proffer system that had already passed the Senate.

With some holdouts remaining, proffer bill again passes House

Major changes to the way local governments extract cash and other concessions from residential developers moved closer to becoming law Tuesday as the House of Delegates approved the Senate version of a bill to reform the state’s proffer system.

Proffer debate gets local attention

HANOVER – The Virginia General Assembly is moving forward with its attempt to revamp and revise state regulations on Virginia proffer guidelines.

Maryland – Why Is Ocean Pines Not A Municipality? More Negatives Than Positives, Pines Officials Say

Why Is Ocean Pines Not A Municipality? More Negatives Than Positives, Pines Officials Say

“The issue is half the people that are members don’t live in Ocean Pines. In a municipality they’d not be represented,” said Ocean Pines Association Board of Directors member Dave Stevens. Submitted Photo BERLIN- Ocean Pines.

Illinois – Water issues force multiple shutdowns, boil order at Willow Lake Estates in Elgin

Water issues force multiple shutdowns, boil order at Willow Lake Estates in ElginBy Mike Danahey mdanahey@stmedianetwork.com @DanaheyECN The entry to Willow Lake Estates where residents have seen their share of water shut-offs and boil orders in recent weeks. | Mike Danahey/Sun-Times Media Updated: ELGIN – The mostly elderly residents of the Willow Lake Estates subdivision – which maintains its own water system – have been dealing with sporadic water shutdowns and boil orders since Nov.

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Connecticut – Condo Associations See Reduced Town Rebates for Trash Collection

Condo Associations See Reduced Town Rebates for Trash CollectionCondominium associations in Branford are seeing an impact of the savings the town has seen in the new trash contract, and its coming in the form of reduced rebates from the town. This year, the town of Branford had its trash contract go out to bid, and Waste Tech was the successful bidder and took over the service earlier this year.

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Illinois – Private cops get permission to ticket

High court sides with homeowner association police over residentIllinois Supreme Court rules subdivision police can detain drivers The homeowners associations responsible for managing subdivisions across the state have the power to enforce their own traffic rules through a private security force, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled Friday, overturning a lower-court ruling that found they could be unlawful.

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Illinois – Supreme Court Considers HOA Speeding Tickets

Illinois Supreme Court Considers HOA Speeding TicketsRelated News Illinois Supreme Court Considers HOA Speeding Tickets Canada: Group Blasts Hidden School Zone Signs View Main Topics: Massachusetts Supreme Court Clears Driver Who Hit Homeless Man Indiana: Driving For Miles With Blinker On is Not a Crime Back To Front Page Former Australian Road Safety Official Questions Speed Emphasis Subscribe via RSS or E-Mail Illinois Supreme Court Considers HOA Speeding Tickets High court in Illinois hears oral arguments in dispute over whether homeowners associations may issue speeding tickets.

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Wisconsin – Drunken-driving laws apply in gated community

Court: Drunken-driving laws apply in gated community — GazetteXtraBy KEVIN MURPHY/SPECIAL TO THE GAZETTE Thursday, May 3, 2012 A man who was driving drunk in a golf cart on the streets of a Fontana gated community can be convicted of operating while intoxicated, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday. In a decision issued Wednesday, the District 2 Court of Appeals upheld Michael F.