Condo Smarts: Strata president can’t install cameras without permission

Dear Tony: Our strata council has used money from our annual budget that was left over in our maintenance fund to purchase and install video cameras.  Without any notice to the owners, we suddenly have cameras in our elevators, lobbies, parking areas and our exercise room.  The council president and treasurer made the decision without telling the owners.  Two council members have resigned, and owners are signing a petition for a special general meeting to figure out what to do next.  We hear the mess has cost our strata almost $25,000, but no one will release any information on the costs.  Even if owners have a meeting to raise this issue, what can we do about it?     Read the Q&A…………..


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