Meetings of lot owners
(1)The homeowners association shall conduct at least one meeting of the owners each calendar year.
(2)Intentionally left blank —Ed.
(a)Special meetings of the association may be called by the president of the board of directors, by a majority of the board of directors or by the president or secretary upon receipt of a written request of a percentage of owners specified in the bylaws of the association. However, the bylaws may not require a percentage greater than 50 percent or less than 10 percent of the votes of the planned community for the purpose of calling a meeting.
(b)If the bylaws do not specify a percentage of owners that may request the calling of a special meeting, a special meeting must be called if 30 percent or more of the owners make the request in writing. Notice of the special meeting must be given as specified in this section.
(c)Business transacted at a special meeting must be confined to the purposes stated in the notice.
(3)If the owners request a special meeting under subsection (2) of this section and the notice is not given within 30 days after the date the written request is delivered to the president or the secretary, an owner who signed the request may set the date, time and place of the meeting and give notice as provided in subsection (4) of this section.
(4)Not less than 10 or more than 50 days before any meeting called under this section, the secretary or other officer specified in the bylaws shall cause the notice to be hand delivered or mailed to the mailing address of each owner, or to the mailing address designated in writing by the owner, and to all mortgagees that have requested the notice.
(5)The notice of a meeting must state the date, time and place of the meeting and the items on the agenda, including the general nature of any proposed amendment to the declaration or bylaws, any budget changes or any proposal to remove a director or, if the officer is elected by the owners, to remove an officer.
(6)Mortgagees may designate a representative to attend a meeting called under this section.
(7)A meeting of owners under this section, including special meetings, may be conducted as an electronic meeting if the electronic meeting:
(a)Allows all owners participating to hear each other simultaneously and to be able to communicate during the meeting.
(b)Provides for the verification that a person participating is an owner or is otherwise authorized to participate in the meeting.
(c)Provides for owners to have access to material necessary to participate or vote during or before the meeting.
(8)A person participating in an electronic meeting is considered present at the meeting for all purposes. [1981 c.782 §40; 1999 c.677 §17; 2001 c.756 §17; 2007 c.409 §10; 2021 c.40 §4]
Section 94.650 — Meetings of lot owners; notice,