Executive Sessions by HOA for this, not that

(CORONA in sync with ALTACITIES) One of the least understood matters of governance of the typical common interest development (homeowners association or HOA) in California is the topic of executive privilege, or the practice of boards of directors taking matters behind closed doors.  That is, the board is granted authority by the Davis-Stirling Law (DSL) to discuss, debate and pass measures along a narrow line of subjects without the knowledge or presence of homeowner consent.  The following graphic offers detail of how this provision of the DSL actually works.