What can the COA do for your Board of Management?

Do you know about the services the COA can provide to your Association Board of Management and members?

  1. The COA provides members with workshops throughout the year that supply information on a variety of topics including working with subcontractors, writing contracts, Board of Management Education, and our Annual Meeting with an attorney who provides updates to the AZ Condominium and Nonprofit Corporation Statutes and answers questions dealing with other legal issues.
  2. The office is open four mornings a week Monday-Thursday from 9 AM – 12 PM, October through April for Listening Posts with our experienced Board of Directors to help Boards and unit owners resolve situations causing disruption in their associations. Our summer hours are 9 AM – 12 PM, May through September, Mon, Wed, and Thursday.
  3. Members may reserve our 25-person seating capacity conference/meeting room for $20 to use for association business. This room is equipped with wi-fi and a 32 inch television to enable your online meetings. In addition, we have a website ( that provides a wealth of information.
  4. We will notarize any legal document at no cost to association members and assist you if it needs to be recorded. The recording fee is $30.00 payable to Maricopa County. Please call the office for a notary appointment.
  5. Members may have their documents reviewed and assistance in amending them for a reasonable fee, possibly saving the expense of an attorney. We do not provide legal advice however. Please contact our office for additional information.
  6. The COA will provide you with web site addresses with information from various federal, state, and local agencies dealing with deeds, amendments to CC&R’s, liens, etc.
  7. We can provide you with information and samples for revising your CC&R’s dealing with the following areas as allowed by the Arizona Condominium and other government Statutes, Laws, and agencies.
    A. Residential use of units and common areas.
    B. Pet restrictions.
    C. Deed Restrictions dealing with setbacks, additions, or exterior changes.
  8. All statutes pertaining to:
    Signs, antennas, satellite, dishes, solar panels, flags, and flag poles.
  9. The COA will explain leases, rentals, and provisions that govern hardship leases.
  10. We will provide and explain all statutes, laws and documents pertaining to:
    A. Indemnification and insurance responsibility of owners and association limitations of director liability.
    B. Who is responsible for damage or destruction of common elements or dwellings?
    C. Nonpayment of assessments.
    D. Notice of violation by the Board of Management to record a lien against a unit owner’s property.
    E. Enforcement by the Board of Management for violations.
    F. Suspension of voting rights for association business matters.