We are a small self-managed Soho coop looking for a company to inspect and repair our fire escape. Any recommendations?> Join the conversation
A newly elected treasurer wants to see the financial records of the coop for the last 5 years. The board president has denied that request. The treasurer is not a neophyte having been on the board before and serving as a treasurer knows she is entitled to view them. Outside of hiring a lawyer and making a big deal out of it what other steps should she take?> Join the conversation Comments (2)
I will start afresh. If a coop or condo refuses to give eligible units their credits or unilaterally
decides to postpone them for 6 months or more beyond the legally required date, what resources
does an apartment owner have?
Small Claims court? If anyone has an idea it is most welcome. Thank you.
There's been talk of allowing bidets in our co-op. Does anyone have them in their buildings? Can you provide feedback based on your experiences?
Do you need a plumber AND an electrician to install them? I think you do, but I'm not sure.
Do you allow them to any s/h or do you limit them to people who have a medical reason (and can supply documentation) for wanting one?
Do you treat them as a renovation and have the shareholder sign a document agreeing to be responsible for any and all repairs that may result from problems in the future?
If you have them, have you had problems with them or have they worked with few hassles?
Thanks in advance for any feedback you can provide.
By law, credit are supposed to be passed by coops to eligible units within the city's fiscal year when they are given vi a being applied to the coops tax bill.
This is by June 30th of every year. Our coop has been giving them in December - 6 months late.
What can we do about this?
We'd like to know your experience with Standard Construction Corp located in Brooklyn for their quality work and competitive price.
It seems the real automotive, boiler and HVAC mechanics have gone my the wayside... I am looking for a recommendation for a good gas/oil boiler mechanic.
Someone who knows how to repaid a burner rather than just place a computer on it and tell you to replace parts as part of his troubleshooting process..
Added info: I currently use the service provided as part of contract with my fuel provider... new guy every time there's an issue and every one has a different opinion and no one takes the time to actually troubleshoot, diagnose and repair.. or at least see what the last 5 guys did to get a history!
If you have a good recommendation, please drop one here!
Thanks in advance
We are a 6 story building that's been approached by DISH Wireless to install 6 antennas on our roof, in addition to needing 100 sg ft for equipment. Does anyone have experience with DISH and/or these towers and know the answers to the following questions that can affect shareholders (s/h)?
Did you notify all s/h prior to the lease and/or take a survey to see if the s/h wanted it, or did you just leave it to the Board?
Are they noisy (humming noise perhaps) and possibly bother the people on the top floor? Any noise complaints from s/h?
Does their weight adversely affect the roof, possibly making it easier for the roof to leak?
Must the roof be checked out beforehand by a engineer to make sure it's sturdy enough to bear the extra weight?
Do they have any negative effect on parking lot remotes?
Have shareholders complained of feeling sick/nauseous, especially those people on the top floor?
If you do have the towers, have you had an overall good experience and do you feel its been worthwhile?
We want to make an informed decision, so any information/suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for any help.
Do they know everything about electricity, plumbing, heating systems, and construction. But lacks communication skills, leadership skills?
Or are you more open-minded to hiring someone who is passionate, who is continually developing himself, who has a great personality and communication skills? But knows only basic things about electricity, plumbing, heating systems, and construction.
If you had to pick one, which one would it be?
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