Important Reminders Before Your Condo’s Annual Meeting
Important Reminders Before Your Condo’s Annual Meeting. As a condo owner in Florida, it’s important to be prepared for your upcoming annual meeting. These meetings are an opportunity for the association’s board of directors to present important information and updates to the community, and for the community members to voice their concerns and ask questions.
Here are some important reminders to keep in mind before your annual meeting:
- Review the agenda: Before the meeting, review the agenda to familiarize yourself with the topics that will be discussed. This will help you to prepare any questions or concerns that you may have.
- Review the financial statements: The financial statements for the association will be presented at the meeting. Review these statements ahead of time to understand the financial health of the association and to ask any questions that you may have.
- Bring your voting proxy: If you are unable to attend the meeting, you can assign your voting proxy to another member of the community. Make sure to bring your voting proxy with you to the meeting.
- Get to know your board members: The board of directors will be leading the meeting, so it’s important to know who they are and what their roles are. Take some time to introduce yourself to the board members and ask any questions that you may have.
- Review the minutes: Before the meeting, review the minutes from the previous year’s annual meeting. This will help you to understand what decisions were made and what actions were taken.
- Also, be prepared to participate: Annual meetings are an opportunity for community members to voice their concerns and ask questions. Be prepared to participate in the discussion and to ask any questions that you may have.
- Be on time: Annual meetings are usually held on a tight schedule, so it’s important to arrive on time. This will help to ensure that all of the important information is covered and that everyone has a chance to participate.
By following these Important Reminders Before Your Condo’s Annual Meeting, you can make the most of your annual meeting and stay informed about the important issues that affect your community. The annual meeting is an important event for condo owners, and it’s essential to be prepared and engaged in the discussions and decision-making processes.
If you have recently moved to Florida, here is a link that will prep you for the meeting. Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s Condominium Governance Form is a very good primer on how Florida COAs work. Here is a direct link to the PDF version that you can download and save for reference:
Author: Rob Johnson, Realtor