The present situation of high conflict in Florida between Boards and owners requires an array of solutions. The field of conflict resolution is developed on the implementation of peaceful processes for preventing, managing and resolving disputes, thus improving cooperation and consensus.
There are several options for resolving conflicts of interests and improving communication in condo boards/owners relationship.
They are scaled from the most easy and non-expensive, on the preventive side to the most expensive: the resource to court, and then upwards to the most time and resource intensive, legislative reform.
|Improving Boards/owners communication
By offering communication skills training, consensus building and meeting management training, and other skills training as necessary
By having a skilled facilitator manage board meetings to assure that meetings comply with laws and condo regulations;
To monitor and review procedures and disputes concerning condominium elections or meetings, including, but not limited to, recommending that the division pursue enforcement action in any manner where there is reasonable cause to believe that election misconduct has occurred. The division shall process the ombudsman’s recommendations and petitions in an expedited manner and defer to his findings.