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    • Community News

    • Being on the board of a community association can be both rewarding and difficult — a minefield for even the most seasoned and well-intentioned mediator. Laws at the federal, state and local levels are changed, passed, or modified; buildings start showing their age; interest rates come and go more than two-celebrity marriages, and that doesn’t even take into account budget constraints, insurance companies and community elections. If you are among the more than 66 million Americans who [...]

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      Understanding the business of community associations starts with knowing the keys to successful governance. We are dedicated to helping you assist board members in building better communities. Download CAI’s new Community Association Living: An Essential Guide for Homeowner Leaders and ensure your association run smoothly with these three resources: Rights and Responsibilities - Principles for association residents that promote responsible citizenship and community involvement. [...]

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      Legal Matters - Richard DeBoest Attorneys at Goede, Adamczyk, DeBoest & Cross respond to questions about Florida community association law. With offices in Naples, Fort Myers, Coral Gables and Boca Raton, the firm represents community associations throughout Florida and focuses on condominium and homeowner association law, real estate law, litigation, estate planning and business law. Q: Our governing documents allow pets but prohibit pit bulls. A person has submitted an application to [...]

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      (UNDATED) – The Indiana Department of Transportation will start installing the first Intersection Conflict Warning Systems (ICWS) next week in various locations across the state.  The systems will improve safety at non-signalized, stop-controlled intersections, reducing severe crashes by up to 20 to 30 percent, according to The Federal Highway Administration. HOW THEY WORK Intersection Conflict Warning Systems are put in place to alert drivers of oncoming traffic at two-way, [...]

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