Community Association Advisor

Time for a Swim Lesson?

Our communities are lucky to be surrounded by some of the most beautiful waterways. In our backyard we have the Atlantic Ocean, Chesapeake Bay, Delaware Bay, Indian River Inlet, Assawoman Bay, Pocomoke River, St. Martin River and numerous creeks, canals, and estuaries. We’re also amazed by some of the fabulous man-made swim facilities in our…

Maryland Legislative Update 2019

The 2019 General Assembly session is officially over. The Maryland Condominium Act and Homeowner Act were not revised in this session and there are no new regulations to report. The Maryland Legislative Action Committee of the Community Association Institute worked on supporting 19 pieces of legislation and opposing three. Several pieces of legislation revolved around…

Flood Insurance Facts

Flood Facts Property owners and renters should buy flood insurance even if you aren’t in a high-risk area. Your chances of being flooded are much greater than some other risks you face daily. If you live in a 100-year floodplain, there’s more than a 1 in 4 chance that you’ll be flooded during a 30-year…

Proposed Changes to the Pool Operating Codes in Maryland

The Delmarva Condominium Managers Association welcomed Dr. Cliff Mitchell Director of the Environmental Health Bureau, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to the monthly meeting on February 12, 2019. Dr. Mitchell reviewed changes in pool operating procedures and pending updates to COMR  10.17.01 Public Swimming Pools and Spas. As presented, the changes would allow…