|Re: Re: CC&Rs, bylaws, etc||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: ken (gebserspeakeasy.net)|
|Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 12:03:05 -0800 (PST)|
Diane, If you have digital copies of those documents and if it's not too much trouble, you I get copies? I'm with some people who are looking at creating community and it would be good if we had some passable docs to work from. "No sense re-inventing the wheel," they say. I'd appreciate it. ken Dave and Diane wrote: > Hi everyone, > We did the same thing as Rosewind Cohousing. We have a lot of the > typical boilerplate legal jargon in our condo docs but there are also > specific references to cohousing, the consensus process, our Transfer > Fee, the Right of First Refusal, and the process for modifying a unit, > among other things. Bylaws also mention monthly work expectations. > > At the bottom is a little paragraph in our master deed stating: > > "24.Conflicts: > This Master Deed is set forth to comply with the requirements of > Chapter 183A of the Massachusetts General Laws. In case any of the > provisions stated above conflict with the provisions of said > Chapter 183A, the provisions of said Chapter 183A shall control." > > Our condo docs were run past two lawyers to make sure all the language > complied with state law. We are organized as a condominium, so we knew > we had to comply with Chapter 183A, but at the same time we had heard > about the horrible Rosewind experience with the "buyer from hell" so we > wanted to make sure that anyone who bought through a real estate agent > would at least realize what they were getting themselves into when they > saw the the condo docs. > > --Diane(:^| > MARKETING FACILITATOR > JP COHOUSING 617-522-2209 > P.O. BOX 420 BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS > HTTP://WWW.JPCOHOUSING.ORG > > > On Sat, 25 Feb 2006, at 18:55:24, Lynn Nadeau wrote: >> >> Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2006 18:55:24 -0800 >> From: "Lynn Nadeau" <welcome [at] olympus.net> >> Subject: [C-L]_ Re: CC&Rs, bylaws, etc >> To: cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org >> >> "Most CC&R's ... In fact, much of what is in this document will have no >> connection to your day to day life as a community, and this is OK. ..." >> >> It's rare that I differ in opinion from Rob Sandelin, but here I do. >> In the >> case of RoseWind, for example, if someone resells without going >> through the >> community, as can happen, or if someone buys in without getting an >> adequate >> sense of the community, then the only thing we KNOW they have in hand >> is our >> legal documents which "run with the deed." We want there to be enough >> in our >> Bylaws and CC&Rs to aid at least somewhat in the self >> selection/deselection >> process. >> >> Our documents include matters that do affect how we deal with things, >> such >> as decision making, conflict resolution, quorum, use of commons, and >> such. > > > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/ > > -- "This world ain't big enough for the both of us," said the big noema to the little noema.
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