The administrator must plan for his departure. After all, his is a
short-term court appointed "dictator" that has to yield to an elected
board as quickly as it seems prudent.
In order for this to happen, the administrator needs to work with the
owners to build skill sets among them so when he is replaced by an
elected board, it will have the knowledge and enough experience to be
Administrators usually encourage owner committees and allows the
elections of a "shadow board" under his guidance so that these skills
Removal of an
After an administrator has been appointed, if the owners are unhappy
with his performance, a party may bring an
application to court to have him/her removed and replaced with another
Sometimes a group of owners will
try to persuade the judge that the corporation is ready to return to
However, it is more common that once the necessary repairs have been
completed and the corporation's
finances are back in order, the administrator will advise the court
that the condo corporation
is ready to return to self-governance.
The test for the removal of an administrator is the same as that for
the appointment of an administrator.
The applicants must be able to convince the court that they have a
viable business plan, the necessary skills and the support of enough
owners to be able to successfully manage the condo corporation.
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