New law loosens restrictions on community association board meetings (IL)

For community associations, change is afoot.  New legislation will ease some of the restrictions on how board members conduct their affairs, allowing them to convene privately for an expanded number of reasons starting Jan.1, 2017.  Both the Illinois Condominium Property Act and the Common Interest Community Association Act were amended by Public Act 099-0567 to allow closed meetings to discuss the following: probable or pending litigation, third-party contracts and employment issues, violations of the rules and regulations of the association and an owner’s unpaid share of common expenses. Boards also may interview prospective employees and contractors and consult with the association’s attorney.       Read the article…………..


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