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…

Upcoming Condominium Association Educational Opportunities

Attention Community Association Managers, Board Members and Unit Owners! Many educational opportunities upcoming. We hope to see you there! Delmarva Condominium Managers Association Monthly Meeting. Come learn about the new regulations and when they will be implemented. Guest speakers will be in attendance from the Maryland Health Department. Date/Time: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 12:30pm Location:…

Upcoming Community Association Education Seminars

This year the Chesapeake Region Chapter of Community Associations Institute is holding two Breakfast Seminars on the Eastern Shore. We are excited to share these educational opportunities with our Community Association clients. Be sure to register today!   Friday, February 1, 2019 – “Wrestling with Short Term Rentals and the Challenges Community Associations Face” Attend…

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…

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…