Holding a Virtual Annual Meeting? Hosting an Out-of-School Program? Suggestions for Chicago Condos & Co-ops

In his monthly Condo Advisor column for the Chicago Tribune, Howard S. Dakoff, partner in the community associations practice of Chicago law firm Levenfeld Pearlstein, recently offered some COVID-related suggestions to associations and cooperative corporations looking for some advice on navigating the ongoing pandemic.

For those looking to hold a virtual annual meeting (as many communities are):

  1. The notice of meeting (the timeline of which is prescribed by the association’s or corporations governing documents) will include access information for the virtual video conferencing platform being used, as well as telephone conferencing information if it is being offered. 

  • Except for the voting portion of the meeting, business will be conducted via the video and/or telephone conferencing platform.

  • To greatly reduce the need for any in-person voting, boards should either: 

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