Michigan condominium associations and homeowners associations have been struggling with decisions to open swimming pools and other recreational facilities all summer. Many community associations have kept facilities closed for safety and liability reasons. On September 3, 2020, Governor Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-175 and Executive
“Plan for what it is difficult while it is easy, do what is great while it is small.” Sun Tzu
During this time of economic uncertainty and concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, community associations should take an 'inventory' of the current conditions of the association and have a continuity plan
Kevin Hirzel, Kayleigh Long and Michael McCulloch of Hirzel Law, PLC represented the Cherry Home Association in this case.
In Cherry Home Association v. Keith Barker, et. al., the Leelanau County Circuit Court held that several lot owners violated residential use restrictions by engaging in extensive