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New CEU Requirements For Licensed Community Association Managers

posted by Jeffrey Rembaum, Kaye Bender Rembaum, December 23, 2019

Effective August 15, 2019, the Regulatory Council of Community Association Managers changed the requirements for continuing education for license renewal. The number of hours required have been reduced from 20 to 15 hours each license period. 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. 
 

Considerations for Practical Parking Solutions in Congested Communities

posted by Roberto C. Blanch, Florida HOA Lawyer Blog, December 18, 2019

The topic of parking within community associations is oftentimes a source of much consternation. The limitation of parking spaces in HOA and condominium association communities – whether real or perceived – may result in volatile and contentious situations for community association stakeholders. Read more 

Tech Tuesdays: Are Snowbirds calling in to your Board Meetings? Here is a simple speakerphone you can use!

by Dan Tiernan, COO, Campbell Property Management, December 17, 2019

It’s very common for snowbirds to call in to board meetings when they can’t be there in person. A common way of dealing with this is the easiest, but worst speakerphone solution on the planet: You cell phone on the table with speakerphone turned on. Read more

Elevator Refurbishment - Managing a Major Service Disruption

posted by AJ Sidransky, The Cooperator South Florida, December 2019

No matter how well-constructed and carefully maintained, no mechanical system lasts forever – and that goes for elevator cabs and equipment just as much as it applies to roofs or boilers.  At some point, your building’s vertical transportation comes to the end of its useful life, and the inconvenience of refurbishment and replacement becomes a reality for residents. Read more

Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009: Resurrected and Here to Stay

posted by Jeffrey Rembaum, Kaye Bender Rembaum, December 9, 2019

On May 20 2009, just after the peak of the national foreclosure crisis, a federal statute was enacted to help protect a residential tenant who was renting a unit subject to foreclosure from being evicted without being afforded a reasonable amount of time to find alternative housing. Read more

Defending Sea Turtle Lighting Code Enforcement Actions

posted by Kathleen O. Berkey, Florida Condo & HOA Law Blog, December 16, 2019

Have you or your community association been faced with code enforcement violations related to sea turtle lighting? Even the best intentions can be faced with such an issue in a coastal community. Read more

Community Association Official Records Require Effective Document Management, Storage

posted by Laura Manning-Hudson, Florida HOA Lawyer Blog, December 13, 2019

Image result for Community Association Official Records Require Effective Document Management, StorageCommunity associations in Florida are required to provide owners with access to the association’s official records within 10 working days after receiving a written request from a unit owner or the owner’s authorized representative. Read more

Keeping an Often Digital Paper Trail - Best practices for maintaining community association records

posted by Mike Odenthal, The Cooperator South Florida, December 2019

It is essential that a community association keep thorough records of its financials, rules and regulations, meeting minutes, and so on. Not solely because the law often requires it—although following the law is certainly advisable—but also because an association that fails to maintain a ledger of its history is doomed to repeat its past mistakes. Read more

CAI’s New Public Policy on Assistance Animals Offers Guiding Principles for Associations, Legislators

 


posted by Roberto C. Blanch, Florida HOA Lawyer Blog, December 2, 2019

Image result for CAI’s New Public Policy on Assistance Animals Offers Guiding Principles for Associations, LegislatorsThe Community Associations Institute, the largest organization representing the interests of communities with associations, recently issued a new public policy titled “Assistance Animals and Pets in Community Associations.”  The new policy recommendations, which were adopted by the organization’s Board of Trustees, serve as excellent guiding principles for associations and lawmakers on pet restrictions and assistance animal policies. Read more

Environmental Irritants - Managing Residents’ Chemical Sensitivities

posted by AJ Sidransky, The Cooperator South Florida, December 2019

Home Sweet Home can become un-sweet very quickly indeed when the physical environment you’ve worked hard to create becomes a source of environmental toxicity. Chemicals, smoke, pet dander, and mold, along with other allergens and irritants, can make a person’s life miserable. Read More
 

Tech Tuesdays: Do you have big crowds at your Board Meeting? Don’t have a PA (Public Address) System? Here is a Cheap Solution!

by Dan Tiernan, COO, Campbell Property Management, December 24, 2019

Even if you have a small community, you may occasionally have a big crowd, where it makes sense to have a microphone and speaker.   Traditionally, these have been fairly expensive systems.  When they are part of your clubhouse, they may even be hard to operate. Read More


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August Calendar


Upcoming Events

1/8
Condo Board Member Certification
10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Becker
West Palm Beach

1/9
Ask the Attorneys Town Hall
11:00 am - 12:30 pm, KBR
South County Community Center

1/9
Screening Potential Buyers and Renters 
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Katzman
Township of Coconut Creek

1/9
How to Properly Run an Election
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm, Becker
West Palm Beach

1/14
Navigating Federal Fair Housing Act: Assistance Animal or Pet
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, KBR
Pompano Beach Office

1/15
HOA Board Member Certification
10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Becker
West Palm Beach

1/15
HOA Board Member Certification Course
3:00 pm to 5:30 pm, KBR
Palm Beach Gardens Office

1/16
Construction & Maintaining Your Common Elements
10:30 am - 1:00 pm, Campbell
Courtyard Marriott Miami Downtown/Brickell

1/16
Analysis of Your Community/Infrastructure/Engineer Report
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Katzman
Holiday Springs Clubhouse

1/21
2020 Legal Update
9:00 am - 11:00 am, Becker
Stuart

1/21
Is a "No Pet" Building a Thing of the Past?
10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Becker
Fort Lauderdale

1/21
HOA Board Member Certification Course
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, KBR
Pompano Beach Office

1/22
Condo Board Member Certification
9:00 am - 11:00 pm, Becker
Vero Beach

1/22
Board Member & Officer Liability Insurance Policies: Think You're Covered?
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, KBR
Palm Beach Gardens Office

1/22
2020 Legal Update
3:00 pm to 5:30 pm, KBR
Palm Beach Gardens Office

1/23
2020 Condo Board Certification Course
9:30 am - 12:30 pm, Campbell
Sunrise Lakes Phase 4 Clubhouse

1/23
Anatomy of a Water Leak
10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Becker
Fort Lauderdale

1/23
Maintaining Order: A Discussion on Rules & Regulations, Governing Documents and Fining in Community Associations
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Katzman
South County Civic Center

1/23
Ask the Attorneys Town Hall
6:45 pm - 8:30 pm, KBR
Village Civic Center

1/30
Condo Board Member Certification
10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Becker
West Palm Beach

1/30
Condo Board Member Certification
10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Becker
Fort Lauderdale

2/12 
2020 HOA Board Certification Course
9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Campbell
Parkland Golf & Country Club

2/21
2020 Condo Board Certification Course
11:00 am - 2:00 pm, Campbell
Morton's The Steakhouse, Aventura

2/26
2020 HOA Board Certification Course 
9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Campbell
Jupiter Community Center

3/11
2020 HOA & Condo Board Certification Course
9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Campbell
Coral Lakes Clubhouse

3/18
2020 Condo Board Certification Course
11:30 am - 2:30 pm, Campbell
The Capital Grille, Brickell

3/25
2020 Condo Board Certification Course 
9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Campbell
Embassy Suites in Palm Beach Gardens

4/2
2020 Condo Board Certification Course
9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Campbell
The Delray Sands Resort

4/16
2020 Condo Board Certification Course 
9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Campbell
Fort Lauderdale Beach Community Center

4/21
2020 Condo Board Certification Course
9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Campbell
Herb Skolnick Center

4/28
2020 HOA Board Certification Course 
9:00 am - 11:00 am, Campbell
Port St. Lucie Community Center

4/28
2020 Condo Board Certification Course 
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Campbell
Port St. Lucie Community Center
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January Tips

Shane's Spot: Try to have new blooms!

In January, make sure you deadhead flowers to encourage new blooms and also monitor them for insects and disease. Make sure to keep an eye on moisture levels on new and existing plants. This month is a good time to plant woody shrubs in your lawn. This is still the dry season so water your plants as necessary.

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

Shane HumblePresident

Complete Property Maintenance, Inc.
Corporate Office (954) 973-3333
Jupiter Office (561) 744-3333
Fax (954) 979-1424
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Help Wanted!

We are looking for people to temporarily fill in at properties while Admins or Bookkeepers are away.

If you are interested, please email your resume to Diane Hanke at dhanke@campbellproperty.com.
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