Two neighborhood academies are accepting applications for a series of classes in Chandler designed to promote successful and sustainable neighborhoods by providing information, education, networking and leadership development opportunities.
Recent developments in homeowner association (HOA) law will be among the topics presented at Chandler’s free HOA Academy beginning on Wednesday, Sept. 5 that will offer advice on how to organize neighborhood meetings and sustain a viable neighborhood.
Residents also can learn how to organize the first neighborhood meeting at the city’s Traditional (non-HOA) Neighborhood Academy beginning Sept. 19.
The city is partnering with the law firms of Shaw and Lines, Carpenter Hazelwood and Mulcahy Law to present the HOA Academy which will be held every Wednesday beginning Sept. 5 and running through Oct. 10.
Five of the six classes will be from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Chandler City Hall, 2nd floor Training Room A, 175 S. Arizona Ave. Class number four regarding city resources will be rom 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Council Chambers adjacent to City Hall.
The six-week HOA Academy also will include a class on the legislative process as it relates to planned communities and condominiums and discuss recurring HOA-related issues addressed by the state Legislature.
The series of four weekly classes making up the Traditional Neighborhood Academy will include development of a neighborhood survey and sessions on developing and implementing a neighborhood action plan.
For more information and to register, contact the Neighborhood Programs Office at (480) 782-4320. Applications can be downloaded at www.chandleraz.gov/neighborhoods and enrollment priority will be given to Chandler residents.