KNOWLEDGE IS POWER!
Published November 19, 2021
And you can only get knowledge through
EDUCATION. That’s why it is really important that
Senate Bill SB 394 [Senator Ana Maria Rodriguez (R-Distr.
House Bill HB 547 [State Representative David
Borrero (R-Distr. 105) will end up on the desk of Governor Ron
DeSantis for his signature.
That would finally end the game of
certain board members who in the past just signed a “stupid”
form stating that they know it all.
Owners in community associations
should be able to minimum rely on the fact that their board
members, who have the power to destroy their personal finances,
gain some sort of education before they start working as board
Board members shouldn’t be able to
claim that they acted in good faith when they state that they
acted in “good faith” when violating the Florida
statutes – using the Business Judgment Rule as an excuse for any
Please support this important piece of
legislation by contacting your local legislators and asking them
to support these bills!
||Jan Bergemann is president of Cyber Citizens For Justice,
's largest state-wide property owners' advocacy group.
CCFJ works on legislation to help owners living in
associations. He moved to
in 1995 - hoping to retire. He moved into a HOA, where the
developer cheated the homeowners and used the association dues
for his own purposes. End of retirement!
CCFJ was born in the year 2000, when some owners met in
- finding out that power is only in numbers. Bergemann was a
member of Governor Jeb Bush's HOA Task force in 2003/2004.
The organization has two websites to inform interested
homeowners and condo owners:
News Website: http://www.ccfj.net/.
Educational Website: http://www.ccfjfoundation.net/.
We think that only owners can really represent owners, since all
service providers surely have a different interest! We are
trying to create owner-friendly laws, but the best laws are
useless without enforcement. And enforcement is totally lacking