[Read more…] about When we contact resident’s about violations we get beat up on, bullied and slandered on social media. Our approach so far has been the “high road” and not respond. We’re starting to feel like we did not give up our rights to defend our reputations when we joined the board. What is our association’s responsibility and our right as a board to use the association’s resources to defend our reputations when attacked in relationship to our volunteer positions?
[Read more…] about One of our residents is installing a generator (against rules) with a doctor’s note that is it a medical requirement because of an undisclosed phobia. The board was provided with a local psychiatrist’s note. Do we allow it and how do we explain it’s allowance to the rest of community with out disclosing a resident’s medical condition?
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[Read more…] about One of our older staff will not work with our younger staff because of what they feel is a lack of respect for coronavirus safeguards. They need to work together. The older staff member is not really working and the lost of productivity is hurting the association. The younger staff member is following basic guidelines as far as we can tell. Can we put the older staff member on notice that this is no longer acceptable? The association can not afford this to continue.
When making decisions, association boards are at risk of upsetting their residents; but, what happens if the court becomes involved? In this case, the business judgment rule may be your best tool as an association. So, what is the business judgment rule and how can it be used?