HOA board meetings must be “open and public“ – actions may not be secret.
The HOA Brown Act is the Open Meeting Act, which now is extensively detailed regarding association meetings. The apparent aim of the act is valuable – to make the governance of associations more open and accessible to members.
Many of us have attended meetings and said things which, upon later reflection, we wish we had not said or wish we had said differently. But once the moment has passed, it is hard to come back to the topic. In Lorros, you do have the opportunity to qualify...read more
When comments are made, the date/time is displayed as 'a few minutes ago', or 'a month ago', etc. Now, by hovering over the date/time display the exact date/time is displayed. Start a 30 day Free...read more
We've now made it even easier to change the end date of a Discussion! One of the benefits of using a LORROS Discussion instead of an email thread is that Discussions HAVE AN END DATE, while email threads GO ON FOREVER ... AND EVER. Now, the owner of the Discussion...read more
Sometimes in a meeting, it can be difficult to get your point across. There can be many reasons for this. For example: You might not feel comfortable speaking on the fly. This means that you may not properly articulate your point or you may miss some important...read more
I recently read an article by Don Keelan for the Bennington Banner titled “A case for improved meetings” and he touched on many of the frustrations that led to the development of LORROS. “I found many meetings to be boring and not too productive” - Don Keelan...read more
“Good meetings save time in the long run because everyone is working on the same page together, rather than separately while trying to stay informed about what everyone else is doing.”read more
Have you ever had a problem getting all of the agenda items and reports together and circulated for a meeting? The preparation of a meeting agenda often falls to the chair or one of the organization’s staff members. Other participants often do not see the agenda until...read more