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Sample Meeting Minutes
<name> ASSOCIATION
  Board of Directors
Minutes of Regular <OR Special OR Emergency> Meeting
<meeting date>

<<NOTE: The formatting of minutes varies from association to association and is a matter of personal style. For example, some Secretaries use Roman numerals (I., II., III.) and others do not. The format is useful for readability but not critical. What IS important is the information contained in the minutes.>>

1.   CALL TO ORDER
     President <> called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. at <location>.

2.  ROLL CALL
      A.  Board Members
           <name>, President
           <name>, Vice President
           <name>, Secretary
           <name>, Treasurer (absent)
           <name>, Member at Large participated by telephone

       B.  Others Present
            <name>, Manager
            <name>, Recording Secretary
            <name>, Association attorney         

3.   OPEN FORUM

4.    APPROVAL OF MINUTES
        The minutes of the <date> meeting were approved as submitted.

5.     EXECUTIVE SESSION DISCLOSURE
        A.  Executive Session convened on <date> to discuss legal issues and rules violations.

        B.  Actions (votes) taken in Executive Session of <date> were:
  1. Approved turning over account for APN<> to <name of law firm> for collection.
  2. Approved write-off of uncollectable debt of $<amount> owed on APN<> due to bankruptcy.
  3. Approved foreclosure on APN<>. [NOTE: Failure to include this in the minute summary could be the basis for a legal challenge to a foreclosure action.]
  4. Approved chargeback to homeowner for a plumbing expense paid by the association and determined to be homeowner expense.
  5. Approved fine against homeowner for repeat violation.
  6. Approved fine against homeowner, put into abeyance for six (6) months pending no repeat violation.
6.   FINANCIAL REPORT
Since the Treasurer is on vacation, <name> gave the Treasurer's report as follows:
       A.  Total Assets as of <date>
       B.  Operating $
       C.  Reserves $
       D.  Delinquencies <$>
       E.  Lien on APN <> approved by the Board. [NOTE: Failure to include this in the minutes could be the basis for a legal challenge to a foreclosure action.]

7.   MANAGERS REPORT

        A.  Front Entrance Resurfacing - work is complete.
        B.  Planter Repair - waterproofing complete, painting scheduled for next week.
        C.  Recreation Room Television - a 46” tv and wall mount purchased & installed.            
        E.  Fire Sprinklers - inspected by Fire Department and signed off.
        G.  Plumbing Consultant- 3 firms contacted re investigation of plumbing complaints.
             Currently awaiting responses.

8.  UNFINISHED BUSINESS
         A. Fountain. The Board discussed a revised proposal to install a water fountain in the clubhouse. After discussion, the request was not approved because only two bids were submitted and they exceeded the amount budgeted for the work. The board sent the project back to committee for further review and recommendations.

9.   NEW BUSINESS
         A. Wheel Chair Ramp. A homeowner requested permission to install a temporary wheelchair ramp at his expense to accommodate an upcoming surgery. So as to reasonably accommodate the request and per recommendations of the association's legal counsel, the Board approved the request subject to proof that the owner's contractor is licensed and insured.

        B. Reserve Study. Since annual reserve updates are required by law and since the association's reserve specialist prepared the study now being used by the association, the board reviewed and approved the proposal by <name of reserve specialist> to update last year's study at a cost of <$___>.

10.  NEXT MEETING DATE

     The next monthly Board meeting is scheduled for <date> at 6:30 p.m.

EXECUTIVE SESSION SUMMARY
<Executive Session meetings must be generally noted in the minutes of the next open board meeting.>

      The Board met in Executive Session <date> at <time> to address the following:
      A.  The Board reviewed bids for repairing the Clubhouse roof.
      B.  The Board approved initiating foreclosure against a delinquent owner.
      C.   A disciplinary hearing was held with an owner whose tenant is in violation of the association's nuisance noise restrictions.
8:00 p.m. Meeting adjourned.
NOTE: Meeting minutes may be signed using any of the following methods:

1.  A simple signature line.
_________________________
Secretary
2.  An acknowledgement and signature line:
The foregoing minutes were approved by the Board of Directors on   <date>  .

_________________________
Secretary
3.  A more formal acknowledgment and signature line:
 SECRETARY'S CERTIFICATE

I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the approved minutes of the Board of Director's meeting held on  <date> .

_________________________________                ____________
Secretary                                                               Date

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