2016 UCOM Education Series Kickoff:
Speaker: Jeffrey L. Vollmer
Makower Abbate Guerra Wegner Vollmer PLLC
Topic: Understanding and Amending Condominium Documents
Each Condominium complex is governed by a set of Condominium Documents consisting of a project’s Master Deed, Bylaws, Articles of Incorporation and Rules. It is essential that every Board Member have a general awareness of what the community’s governing documents provide. This seminar will summarize the basics tenets of Condominium Documents, and particular provisions Board Members should be aware of in the course of operating and managing the condominium. Aside from translating some of the more challenging provisions, attendees will learn about the process of amending these documents and techniques to help make the amendment process successful.
When: Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Where: City of Troy Community Center
Room 305. 3179 Livernois, Troy, MI 48083
Cost: UCOM Members $10.00 / Non-Members: $20.00
Registration forms: will be available the first week of February, 2016.
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The United Condominium Owners of Michigan (UCOM) is dedicated to the interests of condominium owners in the state of Michigan.
UCOM was founded as a non-profit corporation in 1973 to serve the growing demand for current information, guidance and motivation for those who have adopted the condominium lifestyle.
UCOM, over 36 years after its founding, continues to be the only organization in Michigan devoted to the education and training of condominium leadership – the officers, directors and committee chairpersons who serve their neighbors and co-owners by regular contributions of personal time and study to make their communities wisely and fairly administered, cost efficient, enjoyable – and to maintaining and improving property values.
UCOM provides year-round services to its members on a budget derived from moderate membership dues based on association size (number of units). UCOM by-laws permit and encourage non-voting membership for suppliers and others with professional relationships, including management companies; legal, accounting and insurance firms; developers and realty companies.
UCOM accomplishments benefit condominium owners generally, such as presentation of consumer (owner) views and concerns about the 1978 revision of the Michigan condominium law. With other concerned groups, UCOM aided in getting the Michigan Public Utility Service Commission to modify rate structures of gas utilities – a change which benefited condominium associations and owners.