QUESTION: At a recent condo meeting it was emphatically mentioned that an agenda item cannot be voted on the first time it is brought up. Can you shed some light on this?
ANSWER: Directors may vote on board agenda items the first time they appear on the agenda, provided the agenda was published. If the matter is not on the agenda or is not reasonably related to an item on the agenda and is raised for the first time during the course of the board meeting, it cannot be voted on. It needs to be scheduled for a subsequent meeting unless it falls into one of the exceptions allowed by the Davis-Stirling Act.
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