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Condo Media Magazine Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Condo Media magazine, the official publication of CAI-NE, offers timely information and resources for New England communities. Monthly issues contain articles on association operations and management; national, state and local legislative updates; a classified directory of association service providers; calendar of regional events; frequently asked questions; and much more.

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December 2016
Legislative specialists charged with tracking and blocking measures the condominium industry opposes must feel at times as if they’re playing whack-a-mole.
Nena Groskind

An article in the August issue of Condo Media opened up a discussion regarding the pros and cons of associations considering long-term loans for capital improvement projects at their properties.
Tony Chiarelli

Condominium boards and their property managers are faced once again with the consequence of seemingly ever-increasing utility bills now that colder weather has arrived.
Joseph D. Saurino, Esq.
On May 18, the U.S. Department of Labor published its final rule (“Final Rule”) updating the overtime regulations governing the exemption of executive, administrative, and professional employees from the minimum wage and overtime pay protections.
Douglas A. Troyer, Esq.
It’s that time of year again in Maine when we hang up the leaf blower and oil up the snow blower. Winter is upon us, and we all remember last winter with its snowdrifts, ice dams, and high heating bills.
Jack Carr, P.E., RS, LEED-AP
Most of us don’t even think about how winners are determined in local, state, and federal elections. We assume that the winner is the one receiving the most votes.
Joseph G. Carleton, Jr., Esq., CCAL
Has my title this month conjured up exciting images of Doc Brown, Marty McFly, and really fun adventures? Then let’s proceed and see if we can’t hit 88 (words per minute).
Gary M. Daddario, Esq., CCAL
This month’s topic, preparing for the future, is ripe for so many movie quotes and song lyrics that I just couldn’t make a decision. What struck me, however, is the fact that the “future” is actually ours. We live in an age of such advancement and technology that much of what we take for granted now was the subject of science fiction in years past.
Gary M. Daddario, Esq. CCAL
As lakes and ponds age, they are continually impacted by sedimentation and nutrient enrichment. Eventually, sediment and nutrient overload can lead to poor water quality and increased algae and nuisance aquatic vegetation blooms. It is extremely important to establish maintenance programs for community lakes and ponds, which also function as stormwater management facilities.
Shannon Junior, Aquatic Ecologies/Territory Leader

I ran into a couple of major issues with Rhode Island Resale Certificates last week and I’d like to share the takeaways learned on both.
Frank A. Lombardi, Esq., CCAl
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