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…

National Flood Insurance Program authorized through January 19th

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) was authorized for a five year period that ended on September 30th. Since then there has been three short-term extensions. Currently the program expires on January 19th. Check out the news article from Insurance Business Magazine that reviews the importance of a long term authorization of the National Flood…

Food Safety After a Power Outage

Hurricanes and other natural disasters are frequently accompanied by a power outage. Oftentimes, the lack of power is as great a danger as the storm itself. If the power is out for less than four hours, the food in your refrigerator is most likely fine, provided the door was left shut. After four hours, things…