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Colorado Supreme Court Will Consider Community Association Case

The Colorado Supreme Court has accepted certiorari in the case of Pulte Home Corporation v. Countryside Community Association.  Opening briefs as well as a motion to allow an amicus (friend of the court) brief by the Home Builders Association have already been filed. Read Complete Blog Post. Read More...
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New Affirmation of Legal Work Status Form Required as of October 1st

If you have hired a new employee this month or intend to do so make sure you complete the new "Affirmation of Legal Work Status" form within 20 calendar days of hire. Read complete Blog post.   Read More...
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Manager Licensing Update

Today I attended the CAI Rocky Mountain Chapter Mountain Conference in Vail. During an afternoon session it was confirmed that it is "almost" official ... DORA will likely be acknowledging that anyone who holds a CMCA, AMS or PCAM from CAI will only be required to take the state   specific/Colorad Read More...
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Meeting Notices – What Do We Really Have to Provide?

The Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act (“CCIOA”) is the statute common interest communities in the state of Colorado.  One of the topics addressed by CCIOA is meetings, which are required to be open to attendance by its members or their designated agents. This requirement has led to questio Read More...
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Special Meetings of Owners—Must They Be Called Just Because an Owner Asks?

In this day and age, it seems boards are receiving more and more requests from owners for special.  Whether these requests are for the purpose of removing directors, voting in new directors, or just to discuss a particular issue, owners are not shy about making such demands.  Many associations, wh Read More...
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Discussing Delinquencies in Open Meetings

The Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act (“CCIOA”) requires board meetings be open to attendance by owners in the community unless the board goes into executive session.  All owners are therefore allowed to attend any portion of board meetings except when they are excluded from a properly cal Read More...
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Owners’ Access to Records

Most HOA boards have had at least one homeowner request access to and copies of association records.  Many boards have also had requests from many different homeowners, or received many requests from a single homeowner where the requests seem to be invading the privacy of other owners if produced. Read More...
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Directors’ Standards of Conduct—They Do Exist!!

In the HOA industry, we frequently hear certain words tossed around when it comes to board duties.  We hear words such as “fiduciary”, “duty”, and “obligations”.  But rarely does anyone actually reference a specific statute or specific language in a statute addressing board duties. The Read More...
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Ready, Set ... Time's Up!

As the January 1, 2014, deadline for compliance with HB 1276 (the HOA Debt Collection Bill) gets closer and closer, many associations are scrambling to get their updated collection policies adopted before time runs out.  But some boards are wondering what happens if they don’t have their policies Read More...
Topics: State
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Pitfalls of Noncompliance with HB 13-1276

All associations are required to comply with HB13-1276 by January 1, 2014. What happens if you don't comply?You cannot take any action to collect delinquent accounts through a third party;  Read our full blog post. Read More...
Topics: State