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Florida HOA Boards May Appoint an “Election Committee”

Posted in Elections, Voting

Question: Every year our homeowners’ association’s board appoints an “election committee.” The committee makes sure that the meeting notices are sent out, and otherwise runs the election, including counting the ballots. This year, the chairperson of the committee announced immediately before the final self-nomination deadline that he intended to run for the board, and resigned… Continue Reading

Can a Florida HOA Fining Committee Be Anonymous?

Posted in Covenant Enforcement/Violations, Reader Q&A, Suspensions, Fines & Remedies

Question: We live in a small homeowners’ association and everyone knows everyone else. Is it possible for the association to impose fines but have the members of the fining committee remain anonymous? J.P. (via e-mail) Answer: No. Both the Homeowners’ Association Act, Chapter 720, and the Florida Condominium Act, Chapter 718, lay out the process… Continue Reading

Organizational Session Signals Start of 2015 Florida Legislative Session

Posted in Legislation

The 2015 Legislative Session kicks off next week on Tuesday, November 18, when the Legislators come to Tallahassee for their organizational session. The Senate President Andy Gardiner from Orlando and House Speaker Steve Crisafulli from Merritt Island recently announced their leadership appointments and they will soon be announcing Committee Chairs and Committee appointments. Sen. Richter… Continue Reading