So You Want To Be In Movies, Huh?

Written by: on Monday, May, 19th, 2014

With reality TV continuing to serve up “must-see” programs and cable networks expanding daily, many owners and associations may consider having filming in their community. If you do, a recent CAI article entitled “Lights. Camera. Action!” is a must read.  In this article, the author, Pamela Babcock reviews the agreements that are necessary to protect [Read More...]

2014 – The Year of the Drone

Written by: on Friday, May, 16th, 2014

You may think that drones are only used by the federal government but think again.  Drones are defined as any unmanned aerial vehicle, and privately operated drones are becoming more common and are readily available on the market for a small price ($49-$499). A promoter of personal use drones has declared 2014 the year of [Read More...]

Community Association Residents Don’t Want More Legislation

Written by: on Thursday, May, 15th, 2014

In an independent national survey of community association residents conducted early this year by Public Opinion Strategies on behalf of CAI, 80% of community association residents opposed additional regulation of community associations. I wonder if our Colorado legislators are aware of this number?  This is a staggering statistic given the significant stream of steady legislation [Read More...]

Colorado 10th in Community Associations

Written by: on Monday, May, 12th, 2014

In a release by the Community Association Institute, it is reported that Colorado has approximately 9,000 community associations or 2.8% of all associations in the United States.  Based upon these figures it can be extrapolated that the associations within our state account for: *46,900 board members *16,548 committee members *2,136,400 hours of service performed by [Read More...]

SB 14-220 Runs out of Time

Written by: on Wednesday, May, 7th, 2014

As quick as SB 14-220 was introduced, it was declared dead almost as fast.  After passing out of the Senate Committee on State, Veterans and Military Affairs on a 3-2 vote, it was referred to the Judiciary Committee where, given the lack of time remaining in the session, the Committee declined to schedule the bill [Read More...]