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Argo U: Insurance Explained

February 22, 2021

Your building’s coverage matters. Join Wendy Moskowitz and Pat Antonnaci to understand five building insurance concepts all co-op and condo Board members should know. Time Stamps: 2:56 – Current insurance climate and marketplace for renewals 5:40 – How to complete a renewal 11:33 – Types of Insurance to have – Property Insurance 14:48 – Types…

The New PPP Program: What You Need to Know

January 28, 2021

The Paycheck Protection Program, recently unveiled as part of the federal stimulus package, is underway. Coops (although not condos) are eligible. Watch a recap of the Zoom call with Argo’s Controller, Richard Apell for a thorough discussion of the PPP program. Requirements, Eligibility, and Submission: PPP Loan Overview and Submission Document Time Stamp: 1:24 – Intro to…

Argo U: Annual Meetings in the Wake of the Coronavirus

December 3, 2020

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10th Annual Treasurer’s Breakfast

November 12, 2020

10th Annual Treasurer’s Breakfast Click the thumbnail above to watch the entire panel video, and use the time stamps to jump to the parts of the discussion that concern you the most. Video Timestamps: Manhattan real estate market update– 3:18 Queens real estate market update– 7:31 Price points and lower valuations– 10:05 Question: What impact will…

The Coop Application Process

October 15, 2020

How to avoid legal pushback after denying someone? You know someone living in the building, should you mention this in a Board interview? How have things changed because of COVID and what can Boards continue to implement post-COVID? Argo University: The Coop Application Process Full Presentation Click the thumbnail above to watch the entire panel…

What DOH is Looking for in Your Gym Reopening

September 25, 2020

As you know, if you have a gym in your building, you are required to have DOH inspect it within two weeks of reopening. Watch the recap from Monday, September 21st. What DOH is looking for in your gym reopening worksheet NYC and NYS Gym Reopening Documents and Links NYS Interim Guidance for Gyms and Fitness Centers…

4th Annual Board Member 101

June 30, 2020

Now more than ever, your Board’s decisions impact the safety, security, and value of your building. On Tuesday, June 30th, we held our annual primer on sitting on a Board, and discussed best practices for running Board meetings, making financial decisions, handling staff, and more. Led by: Argo’s Chief Operating Officer, Julie Zuraw, Argo’s Controller, Richard Apell, and…

Compliance 2020: Beyond the Green New Deal

May 1, 2020

Click the thumbnail above to watch the entire panel video, and use the time stamps to jump to the parts of the discussion that concern you the most. Video Timestamps: Bright Power at a Glance– 5:46 Energy Efficient Laws Greening NYC Overview– 7:35 Carbon Emission Limits LL97– 14:00 Building Energy Grades and Building a Plan…

Conducting Virtual Board and Annual Meetings

April 24, 2020

  On Friday, April 24th, we discussed how to hold a virtual Annual Meeting as well as the protocols necessary to ensure that decisions made at a virtual monthly Board Meeting are properly recorded. Even if you have already decided to postpone your Annual Meeting to the fall, it’s clear that our world has changed, and…

What You Need To Know About The Tenant Protection Act

March 11, 2020

Did you know that the Tenant Protection Act–ostensibly intended for rental properties–has implications for coops, as well?  It prohibits move-in deposits/fees and pet deposits in your cooperative, and limits your ability to request escrow deposits from potential purchasers, among other things. The implications of the law were explained by Argo’s own Diana Diaz, Esq., Director of…