Are You Ready…What’s YOUR Plan to Evacuate?
As community managers and homeowners, Emergency Preparedness is vital to the safety of everyone in your building(s) and home(s). Unfortunately, Evacuation Plans are one of the most underrated pieces of that puzzle. All too often a “plan” is in place but no one is familiar with it, has not practiced it, or updated it basedRead More
Lessons Learned While Re-Lamping Our Property
The keeping of lights shining in two, five story parking garages and the common area hallways at the Bryson at Woodland Park Condominium has been a maintenance and security concern since the property was constructed. A garage or hallway with burnt out bulbs can be scary. We sought to improve the lighting on the propertyRead More
Safeguarding Association Funds
When it comes to your association’s finances, being a responsible fiduciary is critical. Acting as a fiduciary means protecting the assets of others by putting the association’s needs first. Community association boards can safeguard their funds by focusing on three areas: insurance, auditing, and investing. Insurance Employee dishonesty is costly and inescapable in today’s world.Read More
PCI Compliance/Cybersecurity and The Quest for Candy
There have been many times that two common words, of ordinary import, have been brought together to create a “Superword.” Some quick examples would include “Gumdrop,” “Catfish,” and “Buttercup.” One which is has found a great deal of grammatical friends over the past few years has been “Security.” It’s been attached to “National,” “Homeland,” “Financial,”Read More