On Monday, February 4, 2019 at 7:30 p.m., in the Clubhouse, 2600 NW 49th Ave, Lauderdale Lakes, Florida, the Annual Meeting of the Association will be held for the purpose of electing directors and such other business as may lawfully be conducted. Subsequent to this “FIRST NOTICE” you will receive a “SECOND NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING” that will specify the agenda and advise of other important information concerning the Annual Meeting.
QUALIFYING FOR THE BOARD
At least forty (40) days prior to the date of the election (on or before December 26, 2018), you must give written notice, either by mail or in person, to the Association of your intent to run for the Board, addressed to the Association’s mailing address: Management Office, 2600 NW 49th Ave, Lauderdale Lakes, Florida 33313. The enclosed Notice of Intent to be a Candidate for the Board/Candidate Certification Form may be used for that purpose.
You may submit an Information Sheet, no larger than 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches, containing your qualifications and/or platform for office. This information sheet must be submitted to the Association at least thirty-five (35) days prior to the date of the election (on or before December 31, 2018). Please note that the Chapter 718, Florida Statutes, now requires the following:
“Within 90 days after being elected or appointed to the board of an association in a residential condominium, each newly elected or appointed director shall certify in writing to the secretary of the association that he or she has read the association’s declaration of condominium, articles of incorporation, bylaws, and current written policies; that he or she will work to uphold such documents and policies to the best of his or her ability; and that he or she will faithfully discharge his or her fiduciary responsibility to the association’s members. In lieu of this written certification, the newly elected or appointed director may submit a certificate of having satisfactorily completed the educational curriculum administered by a division-approved condominium education provider within 90 days after being elected or appointed to the board.”
The Information Sheet, Certification Forms and ballots will be mailed to voting members, with the Second Notice of the Annual Meeting, not less than fourteen (14) days prior to the date of the Annual Meeting.