Voting to Amend or Restate HOA Bylaws – Reasons

Voting to amend or restate an association's bylaws requires use of the secret ballot, two envelop process. Homeowner associations commonly amend or restate their bylaws for one or more of the following reasons: (1) To create qualifications for board members, (2) To increase the number of directors, (3) To establish term limits for directors commencing at some future date, (4) To create staggered terms for directors, (5) To reduce the requirement to establish a quorum, and (6) To establish the record date as the date the pre-ballot notices are mailed.

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