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The Association’s Responsibility for Wildlife in the Community

As Floridians, we are familiar with various types of wildlife surrounding our neighborhoods. As new communities develop and expand into natural habitats throughout the state, interactions between residents and wildlife are increasingly common. Most of the time, these interactions are unproblematic, but dangerous incidents can, and do, occur. The tragic alligator attack of the two-year …

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Statutory and Non-Statutory Reserves in Homeowners’ Associations

Given the fiduciary responsibilities of directors and officers to the members of their homeowners’ association, it is important to understand when reserve funding is mandatory under the Florida Homeowners’ Association Act (Chapter 720, Florida Statutes).

Reserve accounts in a Homeowners Association allow the association to set aside funds for deferred or long-term maintenance …

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Electric Vehicle Charging Stations on the Common Elements

Electric vehicles are now commonplace in our society and with the price of gas skyrocketing, more people will consider purchasing them. Condominium association directors should, therefore, expect owners to ask questions about electric vehicle charging stations (EVCS) on the common elements. Specifically, is the board able to install an EVCS on the common elements as …

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“Hope for the Best; Prepare for the Worst: Preparing for the 2022 Hurricane Season” – Naples Daily News

Q: My condominium association just sent all owners a copy of a hurricane plan that lists the actions the association will take if our area is impacted by a hurricane watch or warning. If the association is responsible for protecting the condominium building, what should I do to prepare my Unit for a possible storm? …

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The Worst Storm Is the Storm You Didn’t Prepare For

With hurricane season quickly approaching, it is important that you prepare for the worst (and hope for the best)! Hurricane season is June 1 through November 30. This article will provide tips to help prepare your 2022 hurricane preparedness guide, as well as provide actions that you can take before a hurricane makes landfall. The …

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