J.C. from outside of Connecticut writes:
Dear Mister Condo,
Can I publish Board Minutes on my personal web page?
Mister Condo replies:
J.C., as a general rule, Minutes from an association meeting are considered property of the association. Just like Minutes from any company’s Board meeting are considered company property. However, once released by the Board to unit owners like yourself, I am not aware of any law that prohibits you from publishing the Minutes. I am not an attorney so I would suggest you speak with an attorney in your area before you take such steps but I have to ask why you would even want to publish Minutes from a Board Meeting on your personal web page? Do you think folks outside of your community would care to view them? What if there is business discussed at the meeting that would put the community at a disadvantage when negotiating with a contractor? By making that information public, could you actually cost your association money? How would that benefit you or your community? My practical advice is for you to NOT publish this potentially sensitive information on your own web page and that you should get a proper legal opinion before you do should you decide to do so.