Articles By George Gombossy

Looking For Legislative Suggestions For 2017 General Assembly

As we prepare for the 2017 legislative session we would like to invite suggestions from our members. The CCOC executive committee has discussed potential law changes we would like to initiate. But it is important for us to get your thinking before we finalize our agenda. One thing we can tell you now is that

Plainville Property Manager Arrested On Larceny Charges

The owner of the now defunct D&H Management firm in Plainville has been arrested on larceny charges following an investigation into complaints from more than 20 condo associations in Plainville and Bristol of missing funds, according to Plainville Police Lt. Nicholas Mullins “On March 15, 2015, the Plainville Police Department began receiving complaints from several

Connecticut Revokes Registration of Ennis Property Management

By Ct Consumer Protection Department The Ct Real Estate Commission revoked the community association manager’s registration of Ennis Property Management, Inc., on October 7, 2015. The Commission found that Ennis Property Management Inc. identified a condominium roof as storm damaged and then ordered replacement without the consent of the Condominium Association. The Commission further found

CCOC Elects New Executive Board Member

Lynn Jones of central Connecticut has been elected to  the Connecticut Condo Owners Coalition Executive Board. Lynn is a lifelong resident of Connecticut and, for the past nineteen years, has been a resident of a common interest community. “I am familiar with the challenges faced by unit owners and homeowners associations. I became involved with

CCOC Leadership

EXECUTIVE BOARD   PRESIDENT Gail Egan Gail@ctcondonews.com George Gombossy George@ctcondonews.com Lynn Jones Judy Doneiko, CPA ADVISORY BOARD Atty. George Coppolo Legislative Chair Atty. Pat Ayers Communication Chair Judith Rudikoff Investigation Committee Gail Egan, Chair Legal Consultants Atty. Pat Ayars Atty. George Coppolohttp://www.ctcondonews.com/2015/05/01/ccoc-leadership/

IMPORTANT LINKS Chapter 828 Common Interest Ownership Act http://www.cga.ct.gov/2011/pub/chap828.htm Chapter 825 Condominium Act http://www.cga.ct.gov/current/pub/chap_825.htm FIND YOUR LEGISLATOR http://www.cga.ct.gov/asp/menu/cgafindleg.asp Department Of Consumer Protection http://www.ct.gov/dcp/site/default.asp License Lookup https://www.elicense.ct.gov/

CAI Legal and Legislative Symposium Scheduled For Oct. 23

The Connecticut Community Associations Institute legal and legislative symposium is scheduled for Oct. 23 in Stratford at Oronoque Village, 600 North Trail. Cost is $50 for CAI members and $75 for all others. “Our professionals will present an array of timely topics which include: Our panel of legal experts will cover topics such as: implementing

New Connecticut Condo Laws To Go Into Affect Oct. 1

New Connecticut condo legislation – which was supported by the CT Condo Owners Coalition [CCOC] – will go into affect on Oct. 1 as part of Public Act 14-215. Sections of this bill, focusing on voting by board members, resale certificates and increasing penalties for community association managers who violate the law, were presented by

Milford Resident Admits Embezzling From Ct Condo Associations

 Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that DAVID LIPTAK, 49, of Milford, waived his right to indictment and pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer in Bridgeport to one count of interstate transportation of money obtained by fraud. According to court documents and statements made in

Ask George: Can A Board President Prevent Individual Board Members From Meeting With Auditor?

Hi George I am a board member in a large condo development. Recently, our village was notified of an assessment. The figures being used to justify the assessment are vague and confusing, and are sometimes not the same in every correspondence. I took it upon myself to call the auditor and set up an appointment