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Creating Conditions That Lead To A Horrific Accident Does Not Always Create Legal Liability

posted by Jeffrey Rembaum, Esq. of Kaye, Bender, Rembaum, February 1, 2019

From a recent Fourth District Court of Appeal case, Seminole Lakes Homeowner’s Association, Inc. v. Esnard, decided December 19, 2018, we once again learn that application of prior case law sometimes creates strange and convoluted results. Read More


Industry News and Articles

Keep in mind that some of the articles are directed toward HOAs or condos specifically, but most can be applied to all types of community associations. 
 

Negligent Security Case Costs Association and Management Company Significant Money

posted by Donna DiMaggio Berger, Community Association Law Blog, February 5, 2019
 
Over the years, I have heard from many clients decrying owners who harass or verbally abuse the board, staff, vendors, or other residents. Sometimes boards can tune out the rantings of the resident dissident but when does violence become foreseeable? Read more 
 

Competitive Bidding Explained

posted by Joseph Adams, Florida Condo & HOA Law Blog, February 3,2019

People often ask if three bids are required by the statute. I believe the reference to “competitive” bids means that two bids are sufficient, though there is certainly nothing wrong with getting more. It is important that bids be for the same scope of work, however. Read more 

Use of Consumer Reports In Determining Approval For Sales and Leases - Is Your Association In Compliance?  

posted by Jeffrey Rembaum, Esq. of Kaye, Bender, Rembaum, February 25, 2019

Community associations have an interest in the safety and integrity of their communities. Generally speaking, boards of community associations would like to be reasonably certain that potential owners, renters and other occupants have the financial capability to meet their financial obligations. Read more

 

Association Cannot Restrict Board to Florida Residents

posted by Joseph Adams, Florida Condo & HOA Law Blog, February 10 ,2019

Section 718.112(2)(d)4 of the Florida Condominium Act states that every unit owner has the right to serve on the board. There are certain limitations in the statute itself. For example, two people from the same unit cannot serve on the board if there is a contested election. Read more

Fines and Board Eligibility

posted by David G. Muller, Florida Condo & HOA Law Blog, February 12 ,2019

Many times, associations are challenged by owners who believe their names were improperly kept off the election ballot because the owner did not agree that they owed a fine.  The Condominium Act states that a person who is delinquent in the payment of any monetary obligation to the association is not eligible to be a candidate for the board. Read more

New Private Beach Access Law Limits Local Governments, Attempts to Clarify Possession of Real Property

posted by Jeffrey Rembaum, Esq. of Kaye, Bender, Rembaum, February 26, 2019

One of the many perks of living in the Sunshine State is our beaches.  Access to the ocean is often from a public park and has long been viewed as a public amenity and free natural resource for both residents and visitors.  Questions about the assumption of public access arise, however, when reaching the coastline involves crossing private property. Read more

#MeToo – What is Old is New

posted by Jamie B. Dokovna, Florida Condo & HOA Law Blog, February 23,2019

You have to be living under a rock if you have not heard of the #MeToo movement.  Although stories of sexual harassment in the workplace are nothing new and the law prohibiting sexual harassment has been around for almost 30 years, it seems as though stories of sexual harassment in the workplace are being told with ever increasing frequency, and to some extent that is true. Read more

Enforcement Tool Belt – Fining/Suspension

posted by Jennifer Horan, Florida Condo & HOA Law Blog, February 12 ,2019

In the proverbial “tool belt” of enforcement options available to an association for violations of the rules and regulations, the imposition of fines and suspensions is one that we frequently get questions about due to the procedures that must be followed. Read more

Developments Regarding New Term Limit Law

posted by David G. Muller, Florida Condo & HOA Law Blog, February 19 ,2019

The recent amendments to the condominium statute establishing 8-year term limits for directors have raised many questions. As discussed in my September 16, 2018 column, there is a significant legal question as to whether this law should be applied retroactively. Read more​

 

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Upcoming Events


3/8
Maintaining Order: A Discussion On Rules & Regulations, Governing Documents and Fining In Community Association 
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Katzman
South County Civic Center 

3/12
Board Certification Course
9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Campbell 
Embassy Suites Palm Beach Gardens

3/13
Board Certification Course
9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Campbell 
Coral Lakes

3/13
Is a “No Pet” Building a Thing of the Past?
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Becker
Fort Lauderdale

3/13
HOA Board Member Certification Course
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm, KBR
Palm Beach Gardens Office

3/14
Screening Potential Buyers and Renters 
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Katzman
Holiday Springs Clubhouse

3/14
2019 Legal Update
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Becker
Fort Lauderdale

3/19
2019 Legal Update
9:00 am - 11:00 am, Becker
Port St Lucie

3/20
COBWRA Delegate Meeting
9:30 am - 10:30 am, COBWRA
Valencia Lakes

3/20
HOA/CONDO Board Member Certification
10:00 am - 12:00 am, Becker
Fort Lauderdale

3/20
Condo Association Board Member Certification Course
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm, KBR
Palm Beach Gardens Office

3/22
HOA Board Member Certification
9:30 am - 11:30 am, Becker
Port St Lucie

3/26
Broward Hot-Topics Breakfast
7:30 am - 9:30 am, CAI
Jacaranda Country Cub

3/26
HOA Board Member Certification
9:30 am - 11:30 am, Becker
West Palm Beach

3/26
Jumping into The Present: Why Updating Governing Docs of Your Association Is Critically Important
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, KBR
Pompano Office

3/27
2019 Legal Update Course
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm, KBR
Palm Beach Gardens Office

3/28
Condo Board Certification Course
8:30 am - 11:30 am, KBR
DoubleTree by Hilton on PGA

3/28
CONDO Board Member Certification
9:00 am - 11:00 am, Becker
Stuart 

3/28
HOA/CONDO/CO-OP Board Member Certification
9:30 am - 12:30 pm, Becker
Fort Lauderdale

3/28
20 Things To Know When Hiring A Manager Or Management Company
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Katzman
Township of Coconut Creek
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March Tips

Shane's Spot: Hydrate and Fertilize!

In March, make sure to fertilize your lawn if not done so in February. We are still in the dry season, so also make sure to check your plants often for dehydration. A drip irrigation system and a thick layer of mulch will help to keep your plants hydrated. Warmer weather also brings more activity from insects, so consider monitoring your landscape. 

As always, remember to install your sod green side up!

Shane HumblePresident

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