Condo Smarts: Strata not required to obtain three quotes

Dear Tony: Our strata corporation is having our deck surfaces replaced on our external balconies. The owners approved $10,000 for engineering and we are being asked to approve $300,000 to proceed with the repairs. When we asked for information around the process, owners were told: “We are getting a good deal, so stop making trouble and more work for everyone.”  Is it a requirement of the act that our strata obtain at least three quotes for a specific value of project?     Read the Q&A…………..