Category: Community Associations Miscellaneous

How to Build Community?

Written by: on Tuesday, September, 15th, 2015

Pamela Britton of River Valley Ranch Community spoke at the CAI Mountain Conference about creating community in associations. Her 3 broad recommendations are right on and work for any community no matter what size or location. Create a  Clear Vision. The board needs to know where the community is at currently, but also where it is [Read More...]

Reminder HOA Registration

Written by: on Monday, August, 31st, 2015

DORA recently posted a reminder in its monthly mailing that all associations must list the physical address of the association in online registrations.  If your attorney, manager or management company handles your registration, they cannot use their own address as your association’s address.  DORA is asking that all information be updated at

Statute’s Plain Language Prevails

Written by: on Friday, August, 28th, 2015

Yesterday, this firm posted a blog under my name regarding the recent decision of the Colorado Court of Appeals in Centennial Ranch and Aspen Mountain Ranch Association v. Fuller et al., 14CA1326.  Unfortunately, the blog we posted was not the one I wrote, but rather was written by Ms. Lindsey Smith.  I apologize to her [Read More...]

Security Breaches and Insurance

Written by: on Monday, August, 24th, 2015

Data or security breaches are becoming more and more common in our technology laden world. These security breaches occur from hackers, employees, vendors, competitors and other third parties and can be intentional or accidental. 

Are You Considering Conducting a Vote by Mail?

Written by: on Friday, August, 7th, 2015

Associations routinely conduct votes by mail, rather than at a meeting, for several reasons.  It could be that more homeowners tend to respond to mail queries than voting at a meeting. Or maybe too many homeowners live offsite and wouldn’t be able to show up at the meeting anyway. Or perhaps the association has already [Read More...]