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Association records: what must be maintained and made available

Section 19 of the Illinois Condominium Act discusses the type of records that the Board must maintain and rules related to what records must be provided to a unit owner upon request. This is a recap of the section of the Act to help clarify what is required. Documents that must be kept by the Board The following must be maintained by the Board or management company: 1) The association's declaration, bylaws, and plats of survey, and all amendments of these. 2) The rules and regulations of the association, if any. 3) If the association is incorporated as a corporation,...
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Copy of the Illinois Condominium Property Act

ILLINOIS CONDOMINIUM PROPERTY ACT Updated through January 1, 2014 This content was taken from the Illinois General Assembly website and may not be the most current version. Title: An Act concerning the ownership in and rights and responsibilities of parties under the condominium form of ownership of property. Section 1. Short title. This Act shall be known and may be cited as the "Condominium Property Act." Section 2. Definitions. As used in this Act, unless the context otherwise requires: (a) "Declaration" means the instrument by which the property is submitted to the provisions of this Act, as hereinafter provided, and...
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Condo Association Board Elections - how to run a proper annual election

Condo Association Board Elections - how to run a proper annual election Our goal for this article is to answer many of the common questions surrounding the election of board members for a condominium association. This is by no means a complete list of questions, but it should provide anyone with a good understanding of how this process should work. As always, if you have questions that were not answered please feel free to email us at blog@connectedmanagement.com. Here is a list of the questions that we’ll answer in this post: At what meeting does the election of board members...
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Sample Meeting minutes & Board member agenda

Sample Meeting minutes & Board member agenda We are making the attached documents available as a reference for board members. You can use these templates as a starting place for crafting meeting minutes and agendas for your association.    Sample Agenda: meeting_agenda_20140309-014852_1.doc Sample Board Meeting MInutes: sample_minutes_20140309-014852_1.doc
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Meeting Minutes - An overview for board members

Meeting Minutes - An overview for board members Since board meeting attendance is commonly low, how can the board keep the unit ownership up-to-date with the latest board decisions? How can the board prove that a measure, such as a special assessment, was adopted and handled legally?  Meeting Minutes.  Minutes are the written record of a condo association meeting.  The Minutes: Confirm any decisions made Record any actions taken Record who has been assigned a task or responsibility Provide information and details about the meeting for anyone who could not attend Minutes should provide an unbiased record of what board...
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