Articles By Gail Egan
What To Do When Boards and Property Managers Abuse A Law Allowing Decisions By Consent Without A Meeting
It is CCOC’s hope that this article will answer questions you may have regarding the ability of a board of directors to vote without conducting a board meeting . Effective October 1, 2015, Section 47-250 (b)(9) of the Common Interest Ownership Act was amended to allow executive boards to act by not less than two-thirds
“The new management company cannot seem to find all our files – what can we do?” A recent complaint received by CCOC is but one of many echoing the same cry for help. This is a major problem for Associations, but where does the onus lie: the management company or the Association. The answer, unfortunately,
We are pleased to announce, effective May 1, 2015, Judy Doneiko will assume the position of CCOC President. Judy embodies the basic principles of CCOC and her appointment provides the CCOC team an opportunity to reflect on the many accomplishments achieved over the past 3 years and of sustaining the vision set forth by CCOC.
CCOC Submits Testimony Opposing Bill That Would Change Condo Association Liability For Tenants’ Acts
TESTIMONY IN OPPOSITION OF RAISED BILL No. 5588 2015HB-05588-R00-HB AN ACT CONCERNING THE LIABILITY OF UNIT OWNERS FOR CERTAIN COSTS UNDER THE CONDOMINIUM ACT AND THE COMMON INTEREST OWNERSHIP ACT As president of the Connecticut Condo Owners Coalition [CCOC] and on behalf of our Executive and Advisory Board, we submit our strong opposition of Raised
QUESTION 1. Can a board of directors assess a unit owner the cost of the deductible? 2. I was told by my association that I was responsible for the master policy deductible. I cannot find anything in our declaration, bylaws, or rules that supports this. RESPONSE CIOA Sec. 47-257 “the statute dictates the method by
QUERIES 1. We have a management company who has 3 property managers and we can only find 1 registered with the Department of Consumer Protection Should the individual who is not registered but managing our property continue to provide these services. 2. “What is the potential consequences for the Association having management services provided by
The CT Condo Owners Coalition [CCOC] is very pleased that the Legislature passed a bill during the last few days of the session that will benefit unit owners residing in common interest communities throughout Connecticut (Substitute Senate Bill 457 (File 613, as amended by Senate “A”. This legislation is now Public Act 14-215, “An Act
Question: at our recent annual meeting, we had 2 unit owners who each had a proxy from two different owners who could not attend the meeting. But the board had proxies from the very same owners who could not attend. Our property manager said all proxies had to be discarded/held and would not be used
TESTIMONY OF Gail A. Egan TO THE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE ON PROPOSED SENATE BILL 457, “AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO THECOMMON INTEREST OWNERSHIP ACT”. I currently serve as President of the Connecticut Condo Owners Coalition (CCOC). The Connecticut Condo Owners Coalition (CCOC), is an organization, comprised of a volunteer Executive & Advisory Board. We currently have
TESTIMONY OF Gail A. Egan TO THE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE ON PROPOSED HOUSE BILL 5590, “AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE MEDIATION OF CONDOMINIUM-RELATED DISPUTES”. I currently serve as President of the Connecticut Condo Owners Coalition (CCOC). The Connecticut Condo Owners Coalition (CCOC), is an organization, comprised of a volunteer Executive & Advisory Board.