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Annual and Special Corporate Meetings

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  • Board should get expert guidance on roof project

    Q: Our condominium association plans to tear off and replace the roofs of our 12-building complex. Instead of the board retaining an architect to prepare bid specifications, the board gave a set of goals to three contractors and allowed each contractor to...
  • Carl Icahn says stake in Apple is $3 billion as he criticizes board

    Activist investor Carl Icahn took to Twitter on Wednesday morning to rattle his saber at Apple in advance of the company's shareholder meeting next month.  First, Icahn says he's bought an additional $500 million in Apple stock, bringing his total to $3...
  • Use of secret ballot must be authorized by board

    Q: I live in a condominium association and just learned that the ballots for our board elections can be reviewed by any unit owner after the election. I thought the identity of candidate to whom I voted would remain anonymous so that other unit owners...
  • Historic West End House Gets A Modern Makeover

    The history of the oldest house in Hartford's West End is all about the extreme makeover. First, the Elisha Wadsworth House, built in 1828, was an inn facing Albany Avenue. Then, in the early 1900s, it was turned to face Prospect Avenue and converted to...
  • Annual report shows more Virginia inmates diagnosed with serious mental illness

     Annual report shows more Virginia inmates diagnosed with serious mental illness
    More than 3,500 inmates in Virginia jails have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness. "Mental Illness in Jails," a report released this month by the state's Compensation Board, showed a 17 percent increase in the number over last year. On...
  • Closed meetings by board are never a good practice

    Q: I am an owner in a town home association whose budget is below the threshold for the Common Interest Community Association Act to apply to our association. Without binding statutory authority, the board routinely meets and conducts business without...
  • U. of I. president receives $90,000 bonus

    U. of I. president receives $90,000 bonus
    University of Illinois President Robert Easter will receive a $90,000 bonus payment for his performance during the past year, bringing his total compensation this year to $552,375. University of Illinois President Robert Easter will receive a $90,000...
  • Pros and cons of proxies in association elections

    Pros and cons of proxies in association elections
    The annual meeting at a community association can be a giant headache. Some associations can't draw enough owners to vote for board members. Others have so many eager candidates that elections are contentious and sometimes challenged in court. Blame the...
  • Blame the Nook? Barnes & Noble chief executive resigns

    Blame the Nook? Barnes & Noble chief executive resigns
    William Lynch, the chief executive of Barnes & Noble, resigned Monday. The news was announced late in the day Eastern time, effective immediately. Lynch had been CEO since 2010. Should we blame the Nook? Barnes & Noble's efforts to battle the Amazon...
  • NRA pledge on gun rights: 'We will never surrender'

    NRA pledge on gun rights: 'We will never surrender'
    HOUSTON — Vowing that “we will never surrender,” the leader of the National Rifle Assn. claimed victory over recently defeated gun control legislation and denounced “political and media” elites for vilifying gun owners and...
  • Boy Scouts of America lifts ban on gay youth

    Boy Scouts of America lifts ban on gay youth
    GRAPEVINE, Texas — In a highly anticipated vote Thursday, the Boy Scouts of America lifted its ban on gay youth starting next year, the latest sign of a shift in American attitudes toward gays and lesbians. The resolution was adopted with more...
  • Attention businesses: don't respond to solicitation for $125 from Pennsylvania Corporate Compliance Company

     
    I've received a lot of tips lately from alert Lehigh Valley residents about new scams and tricks targeting residents and businesses. I'll be sharing some in a future column, but this one can't wait. This warning comes via the Pennsylvania......