Q: Ri based condo association attorney recommending the following by-law changes with respect to quorum.
In anticipation of this year's annual meeting the executive board and
management are recommending the attached amendment to the
Our current quorum requires call for a minimum of 60% of the
community to participate in order for any business to be valid. When
this rule was written, a single party owned the entire property, and for
the majority of our history since, at least two thirds of the property has
been owned by a single entity. This made meeting these quorum
requirements easy to fulfill. While it is likely that meeting the 60%
requirement will not be an issue this year, in the future, a lower
number is much more common both in participation and quorum
We are therefore recommended the quorum requirement be adjusted to
33% or about one third of the community
A: This is not the place to conduct condo association business. Meet with your attorney in private to discuss the impact of this proposed revision. §34-36.1 will likely come up during your consultation http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE34/34-36.1/INDEX.HTM
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