To Catch a Criminal: License Plate Readers

Although community associations should not provide security, many are looking for new ways to address criminal activity. One trend gaining popularity is the use of license plate readers. License plate readers are cameras that capture still images of a vehicle's license plate as the vehicle drives by.

2019-11-12T13:27:48-05:00October 2019|

Association Budget FAQs

It’s that time of year again! As associations gear up for annual meeting season, many boards of directors and managers are reviewing account records and projected expenses to create their association’s budget for next year.

2019-09-19T11:57:21-05:00August 2019|

Enforcing Community Covenants—Options and Procedures

Just like a board of directors for any corporation, directors on community association boards owe certain responsibilities to the corporate entity they serve: the association. One of the most important board responsibilities, other than ensuring the association is properly funded, is to enforce the community's covenants.

2019-06-20T01:35:16-05:00March 2019|

Beware of Association Dissolution

There are a number of things that Georgia community associations need to do each year, regardless of whether it is a condominium association, a homeowners association, or even a commercial owners' association.

2019-06-20T01:39:12-05:00February 2019|

Association Document Retention: “Know When to Hold ‘Em”

A community association is organized as a nonprofit corporation, and just like any other corporation, it needs to follow the applicable corporate code and the directors and officers that run it have duties to the corporation. This includes keeping records to show that the directors and officers performed those duties, as well as any obligations imposed on the corporation/association by the declaration.

2019-06-20T01:25:13-05:00January 2019|