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SAMPLE NOTICE OF HEARING

<Date>

<Owner's name>
<Address>

     Re:  Hearing for Reimbursement Assessment

Dear <owner>:

As you know, the Association's common areas suffered damage from water that appears to have originated from your unit. Repairs are in progress and the Board would like to hold a hearing to determine the source of the damage, liability for the loss, and to levy a reimbursement special assessment against the appropriate parties as provided for in <governing documents cite> as well as Section 5725(a) of the Civil Code.

Because a special assessment could be levied against you, you will be given an opportunity to appear before the Board to oppose the assessment. If you have not already done so, you should notify your insurance carrier of a potential claim for which you may be found liable.

In the event the Board determines that you are responsible for the damage, you will be given an opportunity to contest the amount of the assessment. Enclosed for your review is a copy of invoices for clean-up and repairs thus far. Should it be discovered that further repairs are needed or that there are repairs that have been made but the Association hasn't been billed yet, those invoices will be forwarded to you as well.

At the hearing you may submit evidence and witness on your behalf. If you are unable to attend the hearing, you may send a letter presenting your position. The hearing will be held on <date and time> at <location>. Upon timely written request and for worthy cause, you may request a continuance to a new hearing date. 

The Board always regrets taking such measures to enforce the governing documents. However, the restrictions are intended to protect homeowners' rights, enjoyment, and safety and to maintain property values. 

Sincerely,

Board of Directors <or Managing Agent>
<XYZ> Association

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