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CAI-MN November Seminar 2016
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When: Tuesday, November 8, 2016
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Where: Embassy Suites Minneapolis Airport
7901 34th Ave S
Bloomington, Minnesota  55425
United States

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– $45 for members
– $55 for nonmembers


8:00 am Registration & Networking
8:15 am Welcome
8:30 – 10:30 am

Fire & Life Safety Systems
Lee Daly, Total Fire Alarm & Security | bio
David Jackson, APD (Alarm Products Distributors) | bio
Derek Kovaleski, Total Fire Alarm & Security | bio

During this seminar, we will discuss fire alarm system design and maintenance and will cover a review of the Minnesota State IFC Fire Code and design criteria for residential multi-housing. In addition, it will cover typical system maintenance and annual inspection requirements. We will also cover entry and access control security and how common entry and controlled access systems provide the best security measures for residential multi-housing. Lastly, we will cover video surveillance system security and give attendees an overview of various types of cameras and DVR recorders to provide the best security protection for residential multi-housing.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Basic understanding on fire alarm systems and differentiation on requirements between residential space versus common areas.
  2. Ability for association managers and board members to feel more comfortable and knowledgeable in the area of fire and life-safety management for their properties.
  3. The importance of securing buildings properly while still allowing residents to have convenient access to their residences.
  4. Key activity areas of buildings and why video surveillance is so critical to the residents and local law enforcement.
10:30 am Networking Break
10:45 – 11:15 am

Multiple Dwelling Unit Properties
Rob Hartshorn

During this 30 minute session, Rob Hartshorn will discuss multiple dwelling unit properties. He will discuss how to build systems using just one dish per satellite carrier. He will give an overview of Dish Network and DirecTV details per building that all tenants share.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Show how tenants can save money with this system
  2. Show how to keep the properties looking clean with only one dish per building
11:15 am Networking Break

11:30 – 1:00 pm

Regulation of Satellite Dishes, Antennas & Cable TV in Common Interest Communities
Michael Klemm, Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLC | bio

This seminar will examine the legal basis and limitations on association’s authority to regulate satellite dishes and other antennas in planned communities, condominiums and cooperatives under association governing documents and Minnesota law. This seminar will address the scope and application of the FCC’s over-the-air reception devices (OTARD) rule, which preempts certain restrictions on placement of direct broadcast satellite, broadband radio and TV antennas. This seminar also will cover issues regarding cable TV service contracts, easements for cable communications and bulk billing agreements under association governing documents and state and federal law.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Course participants will learn to identify the key provisions of association governing documents and Minnesota Statutes that determine the scope of an association’s authority to regulate satellite dishes and other antennas.
  2. Course participants will learn what types of satellite dishes and other antennas are covered by the FCC’s OTARD rule.
  3. Course participants will learn what types of restrictions are prohibited by the FCC’s OTARD rule.
  4. Course participants will learn how the OTARD rule applies to specific situations based on the FCC’s implementation guidance.
  5. Course participants will learn to identify and evaluate common issues in bulk cable TV service agreements.
  6. Course participants will learn how to identify existing cable communication easements and comply with requirements for granting new easements.
  7. Course participants will learn common issues in bulk billing agreements for cable TV.
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Adjourn

Speaker Bios

Lee Daly

Lee Daly, Vice President, Total Fire Alarm & Security, Minneapolis

Lee has a business economics degree from North Dakota State University and has been in the fire alarm & security industry for 40 years. He’s been involved with system design, sales, applications, installation, service, & management. Lee is NICET certified in Fire Protection Engineering and a member of the NFPA (National Association of Fire Protection).

David Jackson

David Jackson, Customer Service & Technical Representative, APD (Alarm Products Distributors)

David has been in the fire alarm, security, & communications industry for 14 years. He has been involved with system design, installation, service, sales, and technical support. He is NICET certified in Fire Protection Engineering and factory trained and certified on numerous security system products.

Derek Kovaleski

Derek Kovaleski, Service & Operations Manager, Total Fire Alarm & Security, Minneapolis

Derek has a degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay. He has over 10 years of experience in the construction industry focusing on security, access control, and camera systems. Over the years, he has gained a vast knowledge base on analog and IP camera systems from several industry leading manufacturers that have allowed him to be on the cusp of emerging technologies in the ever changing video surveillance industry.

Michael Klemm

Michael Klemm, Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLC

Michael represents clients in connection with real estate transactions, land use regulation, real estate development and common interest communities. He is an MSBA Board Certified Real Property Law Specialist, and he has repeatedly been recognized as a "Rising Star" in real estate law by Mpls St Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business. A significant portion of Michael's law practice is devoted to condominiums, townhomes and master-planned communities. Michael represents developers, homeowners associations and management companies in connection with drafting and amending governing documents, enforcing rules and covenants, and general corporate and management issues.

Michael is actively involved in the ongoing development of the Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act, Minnesota Statutes Chapter 515B, as a member of the MCIOA Committee of the MSBA Real Property Law Section and as a member of the Minnesota Legislative Action Committee of Community Associations Institute. Michael has served as President of the Minnesota Chapter of Community Associations Institute, and he frequently lectures and writes on homeowners association topics.

Professional Credentials & Real Estate Credits:

Professional Credentials:
All CAI-MN events qualify toward earning and maintaining your professional credentials (CMCA, AMS, PCAM, etc.). These credits will be added to your profiles on the CAI-MN website.

Real Estate Credits:
CAI-MN submits application for Real Estate Credits with the state of Minnesota for each educational program. This program will be filed for 4 Real Estate Credits.

PCI Compliance: Per standard by the Payment Card Industry, CAI-MN has met the requirements of the Payment Card Industry-Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS). Credit card information will not be accepted via email.

Cancellation Policy: With written cancellation notice, received one week prior to the event, you will receive a refund, less a $10 processing fee. Cancellations the week of the event are non-refundable. Notice of cancellation must be faxed to the CAI-MN office. No-shows will not receive a refund.

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