Meeting minutes are one of the most important of all corporate documents. Nonetheless, more often than not Minutes fail to properly record Board action, or they refer to matters that are a detriment to the Association. When it comes to Minutes, to borrow a phrase from Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, “Less is more”!
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The Snow Removal Service Liability Limitation Act became effective August 25, 2016, and eliminates certain common contractual remedies of associations. As a result, certain indemnity agreements are void.
A provision that is part of or in connection with a snow removal and ice control services contract is against public policy and void if it does any … Read More ›
No city in the world looks better on film than Chicago. This is evidenced by the proliferation of television shows and movies being filmed here. These productions are shot “on location” rather than in a sound stage, and many are filmed at associations throughout Chicagoland.
However, there are many issues that the board of directors needs to … Read More ›
Many a Condominium Association Board finds itself in the position of having to pay for necessary maintenance, repair, or replacement of common elements (e.g., balconies, windows, roofs), but without sufficient monies on hand or income in the annual budget to pay for the work. A decision often has to be made, then, whether to … Read More ›