The Governor announced today that a number of restrictions will be modified as of May 19. However, he noted that we would be receiving details from the New Jersey Department of Health (DOH) regarding some of these changes. As usual, we will need to see those details before we can take specific actions, especially in regard to swimming pools and gyms. Here are the highlights as they pertain to community associations:
Written by: Ronald L. Perl
With more favorable infection numbers and the increasing number of vaccinated individuals, the Governor is raising the limits on indoor and outdoor gatherings as of Friday, March 19th.
KEEP OFF THE GRASS: New Cannabis Legislation Creates Options for New Jersey Condominiums and Cooperatives
Written by: Jonathan H. Katz, Esq.
On February 22, 2021, Governor Murphy signed into law the long-awaited cannabis legislation, which legalizes the consumption of lawfully possessed cannabis items and provides for the regulation of cannabis use and possession for individuals twenty-one (21) years and older. Many provisions in the law will not become operative until the newly formed Cannabis Regulatory Commission adopts rules and regulations to guide licensing of new businesses, workplace drug testing, and funding for community programs. And until that happens, there will not be legal marijuana sales in New Jersey.
Written by: George C. Greatrex, Jr.
We are now entering our second year of the COVID-19 pandemic and an important question continues to be asked by our community association clients: Should we open our pool and/or clubhouse? And if so, how can we do it safely and without fear of lawsuits? In analyzing those questions and the considerations underlying the answers, it must be acknowledged that while changes have occurred in some of those considerations, much has not changed. For instance, these developments have reduced or will reduce the risk of transmission of the virus:
Congratulations to Hill Wallack LLP‘s Loren Lightman, Esq. and Jonathan H. Katz who will be CAI Chapter Board Presidents in 2021. Loren will guide Community Associations Institute-New Jersey Chapter, while Jon takes over Community Associations Institute • Pennsylvania & Delaware Valley Chapter. Looking forward to a great year!