Tag Archives: Condominium

Condominium Directors Need to Address Conflicts of Interest

Gerry Hyman has another article for The Toronto Star.  Let’s look at the questions raised: QUESTION:  Our board wants to move our energy services from Toronto Hydro to another energy company that provides services to our building. The president of … Continue reading

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Professional Property Management Services are Well Advised

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss the questions raised: QUESTION:  Is it legal for a small condominium of 24 units not to have a condominium manager? ANSWER:  Yes. A condominium corporation of any size may … Continue reading

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Board Required to Produce Funding Plan for Reserve Fund

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss the questions: QUESTION:  Is it illegal for the board to budget less for contributions to the reserve fund than the amounts specified in the reserve fund study?

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Resigning from the Board isn’t the Best Option

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s look at some of the questions raised: QUESTION:  What are my options other than resigning from the board in regard to racial slurs — which continue to be made at … Continue reading

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Racial Comments should be Dealt with Seriously

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s look at the questions raised: QUESTION:  What are my options, other than resigning from the board, for me to deal with continued racial slurs at board meetings?

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Budget Should be Circulated to Owners

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s discuss some of the questions raised: QUESTION:  When a board issues a budget to the owners for the upcoming year, would it be proper procedure to also send the owners … Continue reading

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Boards Will Not Limit Their Right to Collect Proxies

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  I wish to discuss two of the questions raised: QUESTION:  In a recent column relating to proxies, you wrote: “The purpose would not appear to be to enable someone to collect … Continue reading

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Board Minutes Should be Vetted

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star.  I want to discuss two of the questions raised: QUESTION:  Our board posts minutes of directors meetings on a publicly viewed bulletin board. At a recent meeting, the board discussed our … Continue reading

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Rules can be overturned in Condominiums

Gerry Hyman has a new article for the Toronto Star.  Let’s look at some of the questions raised: QUESTION:  Our board has implemented a rule that bans smoking on the common elements and in the units. The ban will take … Continue reading

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Removing a Board Director is Still Hard

Gerry Hyman has another article for the Toronto Star. I want to discuss one of the questions raised: QUESTION:  Some of the owners in our condominium want to remove the director who serves as the board president. If we cannot … Continue reading

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