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June 2020 Issue
Florida Association News
brought to you by  Campbell Property Management

FAN's Featured Blog Post

Re-Opening Amenities In Times of Uncertainty

by Jeffrey Rembaum, Esq. of Kaye Bender Rembaum, May 5, 2020

Department of Environmental Health Allows Community Pools to ...The re-opening of amenities is anything but easy due to the local Orders being promulgated by Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade Counties. Please be sure to review your County’s specific order(s) to ensure your association remains in compliance. These Orders have similarities but are also VERY different. 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.

Considering Hosting Virtual Meetings? Look No Further!

by Buddy Tight, Campbell Property Management, May 19, 2020

Watch out Silicon Valley, there is a new group of virtual gatherers in town! From small, collaborative style meetings to large, full-scale board meetings, Associations across all demographics are effectively using virtual meetings to accomplish their goals. Because of this widespread success, many of our Campbell Managed Properties are looking to use virtual meetings as a tool for future use. Read more 

Hurricane Season – Premature Start?

by PJ Biondolillo, Campbell Property Management, May 26, 2020

Hurricane Season in 2020 has gotten off to a premature start. Although the official start to Hurricane Season is June 1, Tropical Storm Arthur formed Saturday, May 16 off the coast of Florida. Arthur then swung along the North Carolina coast before heading back to sea. Arthur did not have any major impact to land, but is this early storm a sign of a more active season for 2020? Read more

Re-Opening Amenities In Times Of Uncertainty, Part 2

by Jeffrey Rembaum, Esq. of Kaye Bender Rembaum, May 8, 2020

In response to our article from May 3rd, 2020, we have received inquiries from readers regarding the ability of an association located in Palm Beach County to use volunteers to provide the pool monitoring as required by Palm  Beach County Emergency Order Number 5. Read more

How to Best Prepare Your Association’s Landscape for Hurricane Season

by Shane Humble, President, Complete Property Maintenance, Inc. May 1, 2020

As most of your association’s common elements are likely closed now due to COVID-19 restrictions, it is a great time to begin preparing your landscape for this year’s hurricane season. Hurricanes can cause serious damage to an association’s landscape and facilities. The following are some tips on how to prepare your association’s landscape for this year’s hurricane season. Read more

URGENT: Oppose Debt Collection Bill that Threatens Community Associations

by Campbell Property Management, May 15, 2020

The U.S. Congress will soon consider legislation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic which may include a national moratorium on debt collection. The proposed Bill would be disastrous for community associations who need to collect dues from their residents to pay their bills that are crucial to operations. Please contact your Member of Congress today and urge them to OPPOSE a nationwide debt collection moratorium. Read more

Electronic Voting in Community Associations

by PJ Biondolillo, Campbell Property Management, May 14, 2020

The current environment has presented many obstacles for Association living. Federal, state, and local governments have placed restrictions on gatherings, which has limited Boards’ options for conducting meetings and getting owner participation. Even when restrictions ease, it is likely that some individuals will remain cautious of gathering in social settings with large groups. Read more

Broward County Emergency Order 20-10: Restricted Opening of Gyms/Exercise Area in Community Associations

by Campbell Property Management, May 15, 2020

Broward County issued Emergency Order 20-10 on Thursday, May 14, 2020, providing for a phased reopening of business activity, beginning on Monday, May 18, with restrictions in accordance with a modified Phase 1 of Governor Ron DeSantis’ statewide reopening plan. Broward’s beaches will remain closed. The primary impact on community associations is on page 8: Read more

Association “Sunshine Laws” Explained

by Joseph Adams, Florida Condo & HOA Law Blog, May 18, 2020

A board “meeting” occurs when a quorum of the board is together (in person or remotely) to conduct association business. Discussing association matters is considered the conduct of association business.Typically, a quorum of a board is a majority, which would be three board members in your case. Two members of the board may meet and conduct association business without notice, as this is not a “meeting” as defined in the statute. Read more‚Äč

10 Ways to Save Money by Hiring a Professional Management Company

by Campbell Property Management, May 11, 2020

As a self-managed association, you may not necessarily be saving money by avoiding paying fees to a management company. Hiring the RIGHT professional South Florida property management company may save money that far exceeds the management fees you pay. Here are some possibilities: Read More

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June Tips

Shane's Spot: Hurricane Season is coming!

June marks the half way mark through this unordinary year. There is much to have in mind at the moment, but make sure you are taking time to prepare for potential storms this upcoming hurricane season. Make sure to inspect your trees, palms and other plants that may need to be pruned. Take care of this before any adverse weather arrives so that you have time to prepare adequately! 

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

Shane HumblePresident

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