Blog

17
Mar

Responding to COVID-19: How to Manage Your Community While Reassuring Your Residents

Responding to COVID- 19: How to Manage Your Community While Reassuring Your Residents By Matt D. Ober, Esq., CCAL                                                                                   

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17
Mar

A message to our members regarding upcoming events and COVID-19

Dear Members, We understand the growing concern surrounding the COVID-19 virus across our communities. Last week, California Governor Gavin Newsome has announced new recommendations aimed at reducing the risk of COVID-19 exposure – including postponing large events. With our members health and safety in mind, the chapter will be postponing the following chapter events: Community Faire & Educational Programs – March

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17
Feb

Boards Must Provide Reasonable Accommodation for People with Disabilities

Channels of Communication “Ask the Expert”                        HOA Boards Must Provide Reasonable Accommodation for People with Disabilities                                                                          By Robert I. Long, Esq. Law Office of Robert I. Long QUESTION:  I have noticed that over the years, and especially recently, many board members become very upset when management suggests they

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16
Jan

Congratulations to our 2019 Award Nominees!

We look forward to recognizing our Award Nominees and announcing the winners at the Chapter’s Annual Awards Dinner & Casino Night on Friday, January 31, 5 pm at the Westlake Hyatt. For more information and to register, go here. 2019 Award Nominations – Excellence in Community Leadership – Debbie Henninger, Northwood Community Association Steve Reineke, Los Robles Estates Randy Stokes,

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14
Jan

Buried in Email

Buried in Email                                                By Julie Adamen Adamen, Inc.   From a management executive:  “Hi Julie! … I’m wondering if you have come across any companies that are having the same problem we are: Too many emails, and not enough time to answer them! Our managers are literally buried in emails! This is a big problem as our contract states

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16
Dec

Read My Lips….Raise My Dues and Spend Them, Too!

Read My Lips – Raise My Assessments… and Spend Them, Too! Richardson|Ober|DeNichilo How many politicians would get elected on a promise to raise taxes every year? Not many, because people want their government to do more for less. And yet that is exactly what we expect from our community leaders: To stand in front of their neighbors and regularly ask

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