Any community can become depressed, listless and out of sorts. Good health is often only a prescription away. Here are some that might improve the overall health and happiness of your community.

Limit board meetings to 2 hours, if at all possible, and make real decisions.

Distribute meeting agendas in advance

Track director and owner attendance at meetings

Enact only rules and regulations that are practical, clear and enforceable

Limit the number of consecutive directors terms allowable (if applicable)

Budget for board education (seminars, conferences, books, magazines, videos)

Revise governing documents using plain language (If advised by counsel)

Make board meetings minutes easily and quickly available to unit owners

Encourage seasonal Co-op events.

Activate a Member Orientation Committee

Consider publication of a community newsletter.


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