Assessments Board Communications Condominium Governance

Proper Condo Owner Notification for Passing Special Assessment

K.G. from Fairfield County writes: Dear Mister Condo, in Connecticut, if an association Annual Meeting is held and a Special Assessment is being brought before unit owners to be voted on, does the specific amount need to be disclosed in the notice to unit owners? Our agenda said “discussion of” the project … should it have said “vote on special assessment” for the project? Question 2 – What if the board agreed to a dollar…

Continue reading

Communications Condominium Governance Legal

Condo Owner Wants to Use Association Owner’s List to Mail Other Unit Owners

J.K. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, Is there any condo law against using the owners list of email addresses for personal forum? Such as I don’t think a 25.00 late fee was approximate and I want everyone to know they were wrong. Or, somebody left some trash in the clubhouse and I had to clean it up. I don’t get paid for this and I’m upset. For some reason this action has…

Continue reading

Board Communications Condominium Governance Neighbor Issues

Unit Owners Informally Question Board Members in Condo Corridors

J.L. from outside of Connecticut writes: Dear Mister Condo, The president and I are new to the board. We live in a 12-unit building where the unit owners were used to freely going up to past board members doors and address whatever concerns they had. The president and I feel we have a management company that we pay and that the unit owners should address any issues with the management company instead of us. We’d like…

Continue reading

Board Communications Condominium Governance

Condo Board Executive Session Advance Agenda

E.B. from Tolland County writes: Dear Mister Condo, Does the agenda of condo board executive sessions have to be published prior to the meeting and are they available to unit owners? Mister Condo replies: E.B., “executive sessions” are typically just that, executive, and are for the eyes and ears of the “executives” of the association, that being the members of the Board of Directors. That being said, they are also to be used for very…

Continue reading