Active Shooters – Be Aware, Be Prepared

What would you do in the event where a person randomly opens fire in a public place? According to the PropertyCasualty360.com’s article “Staying Safe: Mitigating active shooter risks”, the number of incidents involving active shooters has steadily increased over the last 15 years. In 2000, there was one active shooter incident versus 20 in 2015.…

Natural Disaster Seminar to be Held in Ocean City in March

Are you prepared when a natural disaster strikes? Join Deeley Group team members, along with local and state experts on March 23rd for the CAI Breakfast Seminar. Don't miss this chance to learn ways to help avoid situations before Mother Nature strikes. Registration link and more info here: http://www.caimdches.org/pdf/18-EasternShoreBreakfastSeminar-March23.pdf Hope to see you there!

Is Fidelity Coverage Required for your Condominium Association?

Maryland and Delaware Condominium Laws require fidelity coverage (sometimes called Crime) for associations over a certain size. This coverage would typically reimburse an association after a Board Member or Management steals or misappropriates the funds. With computer hacking being the fastest growing crime, associations should be proactive in making sure the fidelity policy covers social…

Power is Out – How do you stay warm?

If you are lucky, you have a backup generator, warm fireplace, candles and hand-cranked flashlights that can charge your cell phone. If not, what do you do? FEMA suggests the following: Be ready with these power outage preparedness tips from The Ready Campaign: Build or restock your emergency preparedness kit. Include a flashlight, batteries, water,…

Ocean City Fire Marshal Ryan Whittington visits Delmarva Condominium Managers Association

In the middle of the cold snap, the Ocean City Fire Marshal visited the members of the Delmarva Condo Managers Association. We enjoyed an excellent chicken and dumplings luncheon supplied by the great people at The Princess Royale, while Mr. Whittington asked us to help spread the word on what we all can do to…

2018 Maryland Legislative Issues affecting Community Associations

As the Maryland lawmakers return to work they will revisit the following issues that were debated in prior years: 1. Manager Licensing – Virginia does have manager licensing. Licensing sounds appropriate for the growing industry, but the cost to run the program has been too high for the state to consider. Managers should consider continuing…