Zelmanski, Danner & Fioritto, PLLC Presents
The Condo & HOA B.E.A.T.
(Board Education and Training)
2018 Schedule: West Side
All classes held from 6:30-8:00 PM
45800 Hanford Road, Canton
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 – Lee Schofield
Process and Remedies for Correcting Violations
Learn various measures to address infractions of rules and restrictions in your community.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 –
Trends in Community Association Litigation
We will discuss how Associations can use litigation effectively and how the Board can/should determine if litigating a matter is in the best interests of the Association.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 – Richard Wagner
Accommodations and Civil Rights Pt. I
This session will address the nature of “service animals” and Emotional Support Companion Animals under Michigan law. We will discuss the “interactive process” for Association and Boards to follow. Service Animals and Emotional Support Companion Animals are not pets!
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 – Gregory Fioritto
This class will examine recent amendments to the Nonprofit Corporation Act and rulings from the Michigan Court of Appeals to illuminate what value Robert’s Rules of Order or other parliamentary procedure have for Associations and Boards.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 – Richard Wagner
Accommodations and Civil Rights Pt. II
This session will address the proper process for requesting an accommodation, what types of accommodations must be allowed, and who bears the expenses.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 – Stacia Miller
Board Policies and Bylaw Restrictions Guidance
This session will explore the difference between Board policies, bylaws, and rules and regulations. We will discuss the parameters and considerations for creating legal, enforceable and compassionate policies. Additionally, we will discuss the consequences of “bad” policies or “good” policies that are not enforced.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 – Mark Davis
Marijuana (post-election update)
We will discuss the differences between State and Federal laws, their enforcement, and options for associations. We will attempt to clear the haze by discussing the direction the laws are taking, including recent voting results and options for Boards moving forward.