Condominium Association Life: What are rules for closed meetings?

Q: I am a director in a condominium and was recently asked to approve a contract that had been negotiated without my knowledge or without notice being given. The contract was for the general maintenance and management of the building.  I have searched the statutes (718 and 617) and can find only two cases where a director(s) can hold a closed meeting. One is where litigation is being discussed with an attorney, the other is where personnel matters are being discussed.  My question is: can the board president (with less than all board members present, and without posting notice) enter into negotiations and agreements for such contracts?    Read the Q&A…………..


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