meeting procedures

See also Index, quorum, and elections.

Anyone who has been to a meeting and felt that something was "railroaded" or took an interminable amount of time to settle, or that the final decision was unclear, knows the importance of procedures in meetings.

There are very few statutes regarding how meetings are to be conducted, therefore an association's governing documents are the primary source for such requirements.  If the governing documents require that Robert's Rules of Order apply to association business

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Statutes and Cases:

(For reference: 57-8 is the Condo Act, 57-8a is the Community Association Act, 16-6a is the Nonprofit Act)

16-6a-704. Notice of meeting
16-6a-705. Waiver of notice
16-6a-706. Record date -- Determining members entitled to notice and vote
16-6a-708. Meetings by telecommunication
16-6a-710. Members' list for meeting and action by written ballot
16-6a-711. Voting entitlement generally
16-6a-712. Proxies
16-6a-713. Nonprofit corporation's acceptance of votes
16-6a-714. Quorum and voting requirements for voting groups
16-6a-715. Action by single and multiple voting groups
16-6a-717. Voting for directors -- Cumulative voting
16-6a-718. Voting agreements