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City of Goodyear, Arizona
Public Information Office
For Immediate Release: April 10, 2012
Don’t Miss the Spring HOA Academy
(Goodyear, AZ – April 10) Learn how homeowner associations work, and how yours can operate more efficiently during the Southwest Valley HOA Academy Spring Seminar Series. This two-part Saturday series, taught by attorneys from Mulcahy Law Firm, P.C. is offered from 8:30 a.m. to noon, April 21 and 28, at Goodyear City Hall, Room 117, 190 N. Litchfield Rd. This program, designed for individuals living in an HOA, is presented jointly by Goodyear, Avondale and Buckeye and gives you an opportunity to receive some free HOA legal advice from the attorney instructors.
Each session costs just $5 and includes refreshments. You can sign up for only one or both sessions. Space is limited. For online registration, please visit www.avondale.org/playnow, (Use Session barcodes #4883 and #4884) or for more information, call Paula Swenson at 623-333-2720.
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Session 1: The Nuts and Bolts of HOAs: Top 10 Issues in Community Association Law
The Top 10 things you need to know about community association laws will be discussed including, but not limited to, use of mail-in/absentee ballots, audits, the Arizona Open Meeting Law, removing a board member from office, flags, for sale signs, fines and inspection of association records by members. Additionally, we will discuss HOA insurance. You will gain an understanding of directors and officers insurance, fidelity coverage, workman’s comp, insurance gaps and replacement value. This is a must attend seminar to help boards learn how to protect their association.
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Session 2: Energize Your Community Association Board Plus Review Legislation under consideration at the Arizona Legislature
Participants will learn about board member responsibilities and what boards should do to assure the association’s business is conducted in an efficient, legal and professional manner. We will also discuss how to run board and annual meetings and will share tips on how to reduce apathy and increase homeowner participation. This session will end with a review of the HOA bills in the 2012 Arizona Legislature and a Q&A session.