Saturday, June 25, 2011
ADOPTING RULES FOR HOMEOWNER ASSOCIATIONS,,SURFSIDE HOMES BY THE SEA,,HUNTINGTON BEACH, CAL
Adopting Rules. Boards and committees have the authority to create reasonable rules of conduct for their meetings, such as restrictions on recording, prohibiting foul language, etc. The authority to adopt rules is normally found in the CC&Rs and oftentimes in the Articles of Incorporation and bylaws. The power to adopt rules has been upheld by the courts. Rancho Santa Fe Assn. v. Dolan-King. If boards and committees adopt rules of conduct for their meetings, the rules should be printed on their meeting agendas. Prior to adopting such rules, boards must submit the proposed rules to the membership for review.