COVID-19 Update Webinar

"COVID-19 Update: Re-Opening Florida and Your Communities”

Vesta Property Services and the law offices of McCabe & Ronsman recently held live educational webinar discussions to provide an update on COVID-19, reopening Florida and community associations.

These webinars took place May, 5, 6 and 7, 2020.

 

Topics discussed included:

Current orders in place

  • Does stay in place order from Gov. DeSantis override local orders?
  • What about areas where counties have shut down community association pools? Ex: Pinellas, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach

Re-opening amenities and community

  • Can they be re-opened? Most likely, yes, but refer to discussion of conflict of state v local orders if local order closed community pools
  • Notice to owners – disclaimer language
  • If association prevented vendors, should they open up again? Discussion of issues regarding denying access to community

Contractual issues

  • Association power in requiring compliance with local, state, and federal recommendations (wearing masks, social distancing, etc.)

Long term effects

  • Collections and financial issues
  • Possible statutory changes allowing completely virtual meetings
  • Electronic voting
  • Additional emergency powers

May 5, 2020 – (North Florida Region)

 

Moderators:

Lea A. Stokes, LCAM Vice President, NE, NC, ORL Regions, Community Management Division | Vesta Property Services

Edward Ronsman, Esq. Board Certified – Condominium & Planned Development Law | Partner, McCabe & Ronsman

James Roche, Esq. Board Certified – Condominium & Planned Development Law | Partner, McCabe & Ronsman

May 6, 2020 – (West Florida Region)

 

Moderators:

Jim O’Donnell, CAM, CMCA, AMS, Regional Vice President, West Coast Community Management Division | Vesta Property Services

Edward Ronsman, Esq. Board Certified – Condominium & Planned Development Law | Partner, McCabe & Ronsman

James Roche, Esq. Board Certified – Condominium & Planned Development Law | Partner, McCabe & Ronsman

May 6, 2020 – (West Florida Region)

 

Moderators:

Robert P. Tauber Jr., LCAM, Vice President, Southeast Region | Community Management Division, Vesta Property Services

Edward Ronsman, Esq. Board Certified – Condominium & Planned Development Law | Partner, McCabe & Ronsman

James Roche, Esq. Board Certified – Condominium & Planned Development Law | Partner, McCabe & Ronsman

"COVID-19 and Your Community"

Vesta Property Services and the law offices of McCabe & Ronsman recently held live educational webinar discussions to discuss the effects of COVID-19 and community associations.

These webinars took place March 30, April 1 and 3, 2020.

 

Topics discussed included:

  • What a community association’s responsibility is when it comes to COVID-19 and operating common areas and facilities
  • Communication with residents
  • Altering, postponing, or cancelling community events and meetings
  • Whether you should consider upgrading your cleaning and maintenance schedules
  • How to plan for the possibility of a shelter-in-place order — What stays open? What must stop?
  • Assessments and financial difficulties – Options for community associations

March 30, 2020 – (North Florida Region)

 

Moderators:

Lea A. Stokes, LCAM Vice President, NE, NC, ORL Regions, Community Management Division | Vesta Property Services

Edward Ronsman, Esq. Board Certified – Condominium & Planned Development Law | Partner, McCabe & Ronsman

James Roche, Esq. Board Certified – Condominium & Planned Development Law | Partner, McCabe & Ronsman

April 1, 2020 – (West Florida Region)

 

Moderators:

Jim O’Donnell, CAM, CMCA, AMS, Regional Vice President, West Coast Community Management Division | Vesta Property Services

Edward Ronsman, Esq. Board Certified – Condominium & Planned Development Law | Partner, McCabe & Ronsman

James Roche, Esq. Board Certified – Condominium & Planned Development Law | Partner, McCabe & Ronsman

April 3, 2020 – (East and South Florida Regions)

 

Moderators:

Robert P. Tauber Jr., LCAM, Vice President, Southeast Region | Community Management Division, Vesta Property Services

Edward Ronsman, Esq. Board Certified – Condominium & Planned Development Law | Partner, McCabe & Ronsman

James Roche, Esq. Board Certified – Condominium & Planned Development Law | Partner, McCabe & Ronsman