STATE OF FLORIDA CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATIONS' TOWN HALL MEETING

REPRESENTATIVE FRANKLIN SANDS

Florida House of Representatives

Representative Franklin Sands

District 098

District Office:

16614 Saddle Club Road

Weston, FL. 33326

(954) 424-6800

Tallahassee Office:

Room 1402, The Capitol

402 South Monroe St.

Tallahassee, FL. 32399

(850) 488-0590

franklin.sands@myfloridahouse.com

        MEDIA ADVISORY:                                                                     CONTACT: Vanessa Smith
        January 30, 2004                                                                                          (954) 424-6800

 

SANDS TO HOLD STATE OF FLORIDA CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION’S

TOWN HALL MEETING

DATE: Saturday, February 19, 2005

TIME:   1:00- 5:00 PM  

Lauderdale West Clubhouse

1141 NW 85th Avenue,  Plantation, FL  33322  

WESTON – Rep. Franklin Sands (D-Weston) and Rep. Julio Robaina (R-Miami) will hold a State of Florida Condominium Association town hall meeting with other Florida legislators addressing condominium associations concerns at the Lauderdale West Clubhouse on February 19th at 1 p.m. 

This meeting is being held prior to the legislative session, and its purpose is to provide guidance to the legislators on concerns of condo associations and its residents on a broad array of topics, including insurance, hurricane preparedness, association management, and introducing our new State Condominium Ombudsman.

“This represents a wonderful opportunity for all concerned parties to come together and discuss issues that are causing associations and individuals great concern,” Sands said. The meeting is open to the public, and the agenda will begin with an introduction of the panelists, followed by an open Q & A forum.

Other legislators and specialists participating in the town hall meeting include:

  • Rep. Irv Slosberg (D- Boca Raton)

  • Rep. Julio Robaina (R-Miami)

  • Dr. Virgil Rizzo, Condominium Ombudsman

  • Mark Benson, Vice-Chairman of the Advisory Council on Condominiums

  • Jan Bergemann, President of Cyber Citizens for Justice, Inc.

  • Lisa Miller from the Office of Insurance Regulation

  • Marie Buchanan of Consumer Services Florida Department of Insurance

  • Keri Rayborn of Rayborn Consultants

  • Representative from the offices of the law firm of Becker and Poliakoff

  • Harold Hyman, Regional Manager, Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR), Margate

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