SUMMARY OF RULES VIOLATION PROCESS AND FINES
Our basic rights and obligations as Longmeadow residential condominium owners are set forth in the Master Deed/Bylaws, which each member accepted upon purchasing property in Longmeadow. Article V, Section 2 of the Master Deed/Bylaws grant the Longmeadow Board of Directors authorization to enforce the Master Deed/Bylaws and Rules and Regulations duly enacted by the Board of Directors.
To the degree that we as residential condominium owners observe these obligations, our living together in Longmeadow will be harmonious. Members of the Longmeadow Homeowners Association will be able to enjoy peaceful coexisting and can reasonably expect that the value of their …show more content…
Any member or Board member may initiate a perceived violation. This is done with a written notice describing the perceived violation, the applicable By-Law and the evidence of the violation. Photos may be included to clarify the situation. The perceived violation is to be in writing and submitted to the Board by a Board member.
The submitting board member is to circulate the notice promptly to the full Board by Email or other effective method. A vote is to be taken by the Board within seven days.
If the report of violation is confirmed by Board vote, a written Notice of Violation will be sent to the violating member. The first notice of violation will be regarded as a warning, unless and emergency situation exists or otherwise stipulated in the Master Deed/Bylaws.
If the violation continues for more than 7 days or is corrected but repeated within 15 days, an additional Notice of Violation will be issued to the violating member and a fine will be levied against the member as outlined in Appendix A.6. The LHA Board of Directors, will, at its sole discretion, remove any …show more content…
These actions may be done at the violating member’s expense. The LHA, their agents or Board of Directors assume no liability or responsibility for the cost, replacement or other economic consequences as a result of the removal of any material, property, or equipment that is creating an unsafe, hazardous, or dangerous condition.
Depending upon the nature of the violation a cease and desist order in may be appropriate especially for those actions that require prior approval by the Architectural Committee or the LHA Board of Directors Notice of Violation
The Notice of Violation will be in writing and will site the wrongful conduct and reference the Master Deed/Bylaw or Rules and Regulation violated. The board has the authority to levy a fine if the infraction has not been corrected or remains unabated as outlined in Appendix A. If the Board of Directors is considering a fine the following process will be followed:
The member will be sent a formal written Notice of Violation Hearing Date
The Notice of Violation Hearing Date will advise the member of the offense and specify a hearing date before the Board of Director
The member may have an attorney present at the hearing
All Notice of Violation hearings will be in closed