QUESTION: Can members and tenants form a committee to monitor the board for the enforcement of the governing documents?
ANSWER: Residents always have the right to assemble to discuss issues of mutual interest, to monitor board activities, and to petition the board. However, they should be careful not to adopt a name that would mislead members into thinking the group has some sort of official position in the community. Since only the board may appoint committees, using the word "committee" in your name could mislead members. Make sure you include disclaimers that you are a grassroots committee and not one appointed by the board.
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