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Virtual Board Meetings
HB29 signed by Governor Northam effective April 24, 2020
Click below to read more about Virtual Board Meeting procedures enacted by Virginia General Assembly.
HB30 signed by Governor Northam effective July 1, 2020
for Community Associations with fewer than 500 employees
Effective April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020, employers with fewer than 500 employees are required to comply with the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The FFCRA is a temporary measure that ensures that employees would be entitled to additional paid sick leave for COVID-19 related reasons. For employers with fewer than 50 employees, there may be an exemption from the requirement to provide leave due to school closings or child care unavailability if the leave requirements “would jeopardize the viability of the business as a going concern.” Additional information should be forthcoming from the Department of Labor to provide additional detail for exemption qualifications. As this situation is changing daily, it is important to regularly visit https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic for important updates. The attached poster is required to be displayed in a conspicuous place on the work premises. In addition, as many workers are working remotely, the poster must also be emailed or directly mailed to remote workers.
How to handle
Because of the rapidly changing environment, including the issuance of the Virginia Governor's Executive Order 55 on March 30th, there are numerous factors that communities must consider that are specific to each Association's governing documents and their circumstances. Therefore, it would be recommended that legal counsel be consulted as issues arise within your Association. To view the Governor's Executive Order 55, click below.
Conference Calling 101
Trying to navigate how to best serve your community remotely? Click below to view a step-by-step breakdown of options, pros/cons, and our recommendations when it comes to using audio/video conference calling for Board Meetings and other Community Association needs.
Supreme Court Case Opinion
Virginia Codification Conversion Resolution
Save time and conveniently get your documents up to date with the new October 1, 2019 renumbering of the Condominium Act, Property Owners’ Association Act, and Common Interest Community Management Recovery Fund. Click below to download and adopt the Virginia Codification Conversion Resolution now!
Make sure you fully understand when the Board can & cannot go into Executive Session, as well as other helpful tips & info you should know with this in-depth PDF presentation by shareholder, Donna M. Mason.
Perfect for your wallet
Printable Executive Session Cards
Just print, cut along the dotted line, and tape/glue back-to-back and never be unsure of when & how you enter executive session again!
Annual Meeting Checklist
Are you prepared?
A few questions every Board should be asking themselves before their Annual Meeting to ensure they are adequately prepared. To view a PDF of the video, please click the button below.
The Collection Process
Legal actions we can take
A breakdown of some of the collection processes & legal actions our firm could undergo in order to resolve a delinquency for your community.
Custom Board Training
Get your Board in-the-know with our educational Board Orientations, where we come out to you with completely customized presentations that keep your community's unique needs in mind.
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