Can a board have only one member?

Can a board have only one member?

Bylaws can set the number of board members, the manner in which the board is elected (e.g., by a shareholder vote at an annual meeting), and how often the board meets. While there is no set number of members for a board, most range from 3 to 31 members.

What’s the proper forum for a Florida Hoa dispute?

Determining the correct forum for any given dispute involving a Florida condo association or HOA can be confusing. Often times the board members, licensed managers and unit owners are unsure of where a dispute will be resolved if a party initiates formal legal action.

Who is responsible for enforcing Hoa in Florida?

Florida is extremely lucky as you have a state agency that oversees condo/homeowner boards and can levy fines as well as provide legal opinions. Check the blue pages in your phone book. Please understand FL does not have an agency to enforce HOAs to perform.

Who is the Attorney for South Florida Community Association?

The other South Florida community association attorneysat our firm and I are often called upon by our clients with questions regarding how to more efficiently run their board meetings and control the conduct of members during those meetings.

What happens when HOA board violates the law?

When “called out” in a meeting the board’s response was to have a special meeting to discuss the illegal activities. They then decided amongst themselves not to show up for the special meeting they called – thus wasting all our time showing up.

Determining the correct forum for any given dispute involving a Florida condo association or HOA can be confusing. Often times the board members, licensed managers and unit owners are unsure of where a dispute will be resolved if a party initiates formal legal action.

How does a homeowners association in Florida work?

How Florida Homeowner Associations Work The main concept regarding a homeowners’ association (HOA) is that the residents of the community elect volunteer homeowners to the board of directors of the HOA. The board of director’s act as the governing body that oversees important issues that come up in the community.

Can a condo board member be a HOA board member?

A real-life example isn’t from an HOA but another nonprofit, though a similar situation could easily arise at a condo or HOA. The board is considering a gift of property from a member who is terminally ill.

When does a Florida Hoa turn over control?

When the community is 10% percent from completion as required by Florida law, the developer gives the homeowner association control over to the residents, which is called a turnover. This means that 90% of the homes in the community have been sold and a closing has occurred.