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Section 4. President. The President shall be the chief executive officer of the Condominium, shall preside at all meetings of the Unit Owners and of the Board, and shall have all of the general powers and duties which are incident to the office of President of a stock corporation organized under the business corporation law of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, including but not limited to the power to appoint committees from among Unit Owners from time to time as he may in his discretion decide are appropriate to assist in the conduct of the affairs of the Condominium.

Section 5. Vice President. The Vice President, shall take the place of the President and perform his duties whenever the President shall be absent or unable to act. If neither the President nor the Vice President is able to act, the Board shall appoint some other member of the Board to act in the place of the President on an interim basis. The Vice President shall also perform such other duties as shall from time to time be imposed upon him by the Board or by the President.

Section 6. Clerk. The Clerk shall keep the minutes of all meetings of the Unit Owners and of the Board; shall have charge of such books and papers as the Board may direct; and shall perform all the duties incident to the office of Clerk of a stock corporation organized under the business corporation law of the Commonwealth ofMassachusetts. The Clerk shall annually certify in a written instrument recorded in the Worcester Northern District Registry of Deeds the membership of the Board of Trustees.

Section 7. Treasurer. The Treasurer shall have the responsibility for Condominium funds and securities and shall be responsible for keeping full and accurate financial records and books of account showing all receipts and disbursements and for the preparation of all required financial data. He shall be responsible for the deposit of all moneys and other valuable effects in the name of the Board, or the managing agent, in such depositories as may from time to time be designated by the Board, and he shall, in general, perform all the duties incident to the office of Treasurer of a stock corporation organized under the business corporation law of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. No payment vouchers shall be paid unless and until approved by the Treasurer.

Powers and duties of the Board of Trustees shall include, but shall not be limited to, the following:

  • Operation, care, upkeep and maintenance of the Common Elements.
  • Determination of the common expenses required for the affairs of the Condominium, including, without limitation, the operation and maintenance of the Property.
  • Collection of the common charges from the Unit Owners.
  • Employment and dismissal of the personnel necessary or advisable for the maintenance and operation of the Common Elements.
  • Adoption and amendment of the Rules and Regulations covering the details of the operation and use of the Common Elements subject to a right of the Unit Owners to overrule the Board (see Article VI Section 14 of the By-Laws).
  • Opening of bank accounts on behalf of the Condominium and designating the signatories required therefor.
  • Leasing, managing, and otherwise dealing with the Common Elements.
  • Owning, conveying, encumbering, leasing and otherwise dealing with Units conveyed to it or purchased by it as the result of enforcement of the lien for common expenses or otherwise.
  • Obtaining insurance for the Property.
  • Making of repairs, additions, and improvements to, or alteration of, the Property and repairs to and restoration of the Property in accordance with the other provisions of these By-Laws.
  • The Board shall have the power to enforce obligations of the Unit Owners, to allocate income and expenses, and to do anything and everything else necessary and proper for the sound management of the Condominium. The Board shall have the power to levy fines against Unit Owners for violations of these By-Laws, Master Deed or reasonable Rules and Regulations established by it to govern the conduct of the Unit Owners in the Common Elements. No fine may be levied for more then $20.00 for any one violation but for each day a violation continues after notice of it shall be considered a separate violation. Collection of fines may be enforced against Unit Owner or Unit Owners involved as if the fines were common charges owed by the particular Unit Owner or Unit Owners. In the case of persistent violation of the Rules and Regulations by a Unit Owner, the Board shall have the power to require such Unit Owner to post a bond to secure adherence to the Rules and Regulations.
  • Regulation of parking and the unreasonable use of parking spaces in the Common Area including having towed from the Property, at the Unit Owner’s expense, any vehicle in violation of these By-Laws, Master Deed or Rules and Regulations.
  • Purchase of the Units at foreclosure or other judicial sales in the same of the Condominium or its nominee, corporation or otherwise, on behalf of all Unit Owners.
  • Organizing corporations or trusts to act as nominees of the Condominium in acquiring title to or leasing of Units on behalf of all Unit Owners.

History Of Trustees

Board of Trustees (2016-17) — Election (55.1443%)
Steve Stearns – President (term expires at the conclusion of Annual Meeting in November 2019)
Jason Mitchell – Vice President (term expires at the conclusion of Annual Meeting in November 2019)
Nicole Cote – Trustee (term expires at the conclusion of Annual Meeting in November 2019)

Board of Trustees (2015-16) — No Election (31.2702%)
Steve Stearns – President 2
Jason Mitchell – Vice President 2
Nicole Cote – Trustee 2

Board of Trustees (2014-15) — No Election
Bob Castle – Vice President 2 4
James Hutchinson – Treasurer 1 2
Paul Weizer – Clerk 2 4
Steve Stearns – President 2 6 – Appointed on April 1, 2015
Jason Mitchell – Vice President 2 6 – Appointed on April 1, 2015
Nicole Cote – Trustee 2 7 – Appointed on October 26, 2015

Board of Trustees (2013-14) — No Election
John Lind – President 1 2
Bob Castle – Vice President 2 4
James Hutchinson – Treasurer 1 2 3 4
Becky Patella – Treasurer 2 4
Paul Weizer – Clerk 2 4

Board of Trustees (2012-13) — No Election
John Lind – President 2
Bob Castle – Vice President 2
Becky Patella – Treasurer 2 4
Paul Weizer – Clerk 2

Board of Trustees (2011-12) — No Election
Becky Wolfram – President 2
John Lind – Vice President, President 2
Paul Wiezer – Clerk 2
Christine Cordio – Trustee 2
Bob Castle – Trustee, Vice President 2

Board of Trustees (2010-11) — No Election
Paul Wiezer – President 2
John Lind – Vice President 2
Kendra Uusitalo – Treasurer 2
Becky Wolfram – Clerk 2

Board of Trustees (2009-10) — No Election
Paul Wiezer – President 2
Michelle Wood – Vice President 1 2
Becky Patella – Treasurer 2
John Lind – Trustee 2

Board of Trustees (2008-9) — No Election
Paul Wiezer 2
John Lind 2
Michelle Wood 1 2
Becky Patella 2

Board of Trustees (2007-8) — No Election
Paul Wiezer – President 2
Michelle Wood – Vice President 1
Brian Calnan – Treasurer 1 2
Becky Patella – Clerk 2
John Lind – Trustee 2

Board of Trustees (2006-7) — No Election
Michelle Wood 1
Brian Calnan 1 2
Becky Patella 2
Paul Wiezer
John Lind 2

Board of Trustees (2005-6) — No Election
Bob Leone 1
Michelle Wood 1
Brian Calnan 1 2
Becky Patella 2
Paul Wiezer
Maria Micalizzi 1 2 3

Board of Trustees (2004-5) — Election
Bob Leone – President 1
Michelle Wood 1
Lois Vallee 1
David Long 1
Paul Wiezer

Board of Trustees (2003-4) — Election
Steve Stearns – President
David Long – Vice President 1
Dawn-Marie Ayles – Clerk 1
Lois Vallee – Treasurer 1
Clare Norcio – Trustee 1


1 No longer a Unit Owner (resident) at Liberty Commons.
2 Appointed by the Board of Trustees and not elected by the majority of Unit Owners.
3 Replacement for resigning Trustee.
4 Resigned as Trustee.
5 On an interim basis, until a qualified Trustee is appointed or elected by the majority of Unit Owners.
6 Appointed by the Board of Trustees on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, under the provisions of Liberty Commons Condominium Trust’s Declaration of Trust and Bylaws.
7 Appointed by the Board of Trustees on Monday, October 26, 2015, under the provisions of Liberty Commons Condominium Trust’s Declaration of Trust and Bylaws.