Info Bytes 05.26.22
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National Community Association Managers (CAM) Day is coming up June 13. CAMS: we wish you the best!
I haven’t been able to locate a CIC Homeowners and Volunteer Leaders Day. Maybe we should get one on the calendar!
What happens when you interview a CAM? Marvelous insights. There’s a new article coming in the next couple weeks. Stay tuned!
!!! Reserve Study CRITICAL Reminder for Washington State CICs !!!
While 99% of the WUCIOA statute applies only to communities formed after July 1, 2018 and to those that adopt it, RCW 64.90.525 (Budgets and Assessments) and RCW 64.90.545 (Reserve Study) retroactively apply to ALL Washington State CICs.
Some reserve study companies in the Seattle area are still not meeting the minimum requirements of RCW 64.90.525 which in turn jeopardizes your annual budget ratification process.
While not explicit, RCW 64.90.525 effectively includes requirements from RCW 64.90.550.
One year ago, a Seattle-based law firm reviewed between 50 and 100 reserve studies pro bono. Well over half the studies they reviewed were found to be substantially non-compliant with the updated statute.
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CIC State Statute Database Project
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Soliciting Sponsors for Private Events
Does your community solicit businesses to fund private events for your owners?
Keep the Investors OUT! + Keep the Investors Out! - II
There’s an eternal flame keeping this hot topic at the forefront of many discussions...
We believe in enforcement…until there’s an appeal?!
Consistent enforcement of reasonable rules in reasonable circumstances leads to positive outcomes.
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