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The Government Shutdown & How it Affects the National Flood Insurance Program

Good News: The National Flood Insurance Program was extended to May 31, 2019. During the government shut down, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) had determined not to sell new or renew flood insurance policies until funding was appropriated by the federal government. On Friday, December 28th, FEMA reversed that decision and will continue to sell…

Holiday Decorations within Community Associations

The holidays are upon us and with it comes the sparkle and shine of holiday decorations. Community associations welcome and appreciate the beauty during the holiday season, but there are restrictions and rules within the community gates. Writing violation letters for holiday decorations is not enjoyable for anyone involved and it’s important that associations follow the bylaws. The…

Storm Water Drain Cleaning to Relieve Flooding in Ocean City

Recently, the Town of Ocean City personnel discussed implementation of a storm-drain cleaning project. The project is currently underway throughout the Town of Ocean City. The focus is help alleviate flooding caused during rainfall occurrences, which is a present concern in many communities throughout Ocean City. The Town of Ocean City has done a great job throughout the years with…

Collection of Delinquent Assessments – Delaware

As the First State continues to thrive with new community associations, the Office of the Ombudsman for common interest communities is working hard to provide best practices on how to run these organizations. To that avail Chris Curtin, Office of the Ombudsman worked with the Community Association Institute and provided homeowner seminars in all three counties…

Talk Disaster Recovery with Your Municipality Before the Storm Hits

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is the support system for many after a disaster strikes, but this doesn’t apply for Community Associations.  While FEMA steps in to clean up debris within an affected area, it will not support disaster recovery within Community Association gates.  This puts the burden on the association residents.  According to the…

CAI Board Leadership Development Workshop – November 2, 2018

The Community Associations Institute will hold the 2018 Board Leadership Development Workshop in Ocean City, MD on Friday, November 2, 2018.  This workshop was formerly known as “The Essentials of Community Association Volunteers Leadership Course.”  It will be held at the Fenwick Inn, 13801 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD. The new CAI Board Leadership Development…

Deeley & Trivedi Hosting Event on 9/24 for Community Associations – Umbrella Coverage

Please join Deeley Insurance Group and Trivedi-Capacity Associates on September 24, 2018 for a light breakfast to learn the benefits of an umbrella policy for community association risks!  Special guest Ezana Asfaw from Trivedi will give a brief presentation on how to enhance coverages and will provide real claim examples. Date: Monday, September 24, 2018 Time: 9:00am Location: Ocean 13, 1301…