I, Hank Springer, am in favor of our HOA to hire a professional management team. It had been written in our community Town Crier publication that a professional management company may not allow our HOA board to do what it wants to do. That is an interesting observation which I would like to know more about. I provide an excerpt for your consideration from https://www.grandmanors.com/blog/hoa-management-tips-for-hiring-an-onsite-manager-general-manager
Not all onsite managers will have the same styles. Evaluate the last on-site manager, their duties, and consider changes and updates to the job description. Make sure the roles of the manager and the board are defined. Typical responsibilities of an on-site community manager are:
- Employee management
- Maintenance checks
- Owner issues
- Rules enforcement
- Overseeing collections
The HOA board, on the other hand, makes decisions about policy. The on-site manager manages the community and helps the board. However, the board is the decision maker and policy setter….