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OPERATING YOUR ASSOCIATIONS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK: EMERGENCY POWERS CONFIRMED BY THE DIVISION; PALM BEACH COUNTY CLOSES PARKS, GOLF COURSES AND COMMUNITY POOLS

By  Steven R. Braten, Shareholder and Paula S. Marra, Senior Associate  On Sunday, March 29, 2020, President Donald Trump extended the national shutdown in response to expert warnings that “no state, no metro area, will be spared” with the latest models showing between 100,000 to 200,000 deaths in the United States from COVID-19. Some of read more…

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OPERATING YOUR ASSOCIATIONS DURING THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK: NAVIGATING THE TURBULENCE

By: Steven R. Braten, Shareholder By: Paula S. Marra, Senior Associate Rosenbaum PLLC The emergency nature of the coronavirus outbreak remains in a state of flux. New information, protocols and recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) are being provided. Dr. Anthony Fauci continues to reiterate on Sunday morning news shows “[t]hings will get read more…

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OPERATING YOUR ASSOCIATIONS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

By  Steven R. Braten, Shareholder and Paula S. Marra, Senior Associate  The President of the United States has now declared a National Emergency to combat the coronavirus outbreak.  On March 10, 2020, Governor DeSantis declared a state of emergency to likewise combat the coronavirus outbreak in Florida.  A number of private and public organizations have read more…

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IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN – PART II – IS YOUR ASSOCIATION FULLY FUNDING RESERVES?

By:  Steven R. Braten, Shareholder Rosenbaum PLLC Under Florida law, condominium associations have a duty to adopt a budget with a statutorily compliant reserve schedule and with reserves fully funded for the applicable fiscal year unless properly waived by the members.  Likewise, if your homeowners’ association has established “statutory” reserves, the board must adopt a read more…

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IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN – FORMULATING A BUDGET AND GRAPPLING WITH WHETHER TO WAIVE OR NOT TO WAIVE RESERVES?

By:  Steven R. Braten, Shareholder Rosenbaum PLLC If you are a board member or manager of a Florida community association, then you are probably familiar with the trepidation surrounding the “dreaded” annual budget meeting.  Section 718.112(2)(e) of Florida’s Condominium Act and Section 720.303(6)(a) of Florida’s Homeowners’ Association Act require condominium and homeowners’ associations to hold read more…

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