This evening [April 27, 2015], the City of Ferndale is considering whether to ban drones or unmanned aerial vehicles from flying within the airspace of the city. There are three proposed exceptions to this rule: 1. if the drone is operated by an authorized law enforcement agency; 2. if the drone is operated with authorization from the Federal Aviation […]Read more
Six Major Revisions to the Michigan Nonprofit Corporation Act: Should your Condominium Association Revise its Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws?
In Michigan, two primary statutes govern the affairs of a condominium association: the Condominium Act and the Nonprofit Corporation Act. The last major revisions to the Nonprofit Corporation Act took place in 2008 through Public Act 9 of 2008, which permitted voting by electronic means, amongst other things. Effective January 15, 2015, Governor Rick Snyder signed into law Michigan Senate […]Read more
Free Speech and your Community Association: Will the New Jersey Supreme Court’s ruling in Dublirer v 2000 Linwood Avenue Owners, Inc impact campaigning in Michigan Condominium Association elections?
In Dublirer v 2000 Linwood Avenue Owners, Inc the New Jersey Supreme Court considered the issue of whether or not an owner in a cooperative had a right to distribute campaign materials in seeking election to the co-op’s board of directors. The Co-Op had a house rule that barred soliciting and distributing any written materials and the Co-Op denied Mr. […]Read more