Editor’s note: Attorneys at Goede, Adamczyk, DeBoest & Cross, PLLC, respond to questions about Florida community association law. The firm represents community associations throughout Florida and focuses on condominium and homeowner association law, real estate law, litigation, estate planning and business law.

Q: I am on the board of directors of a large homeowners association. We directly employ our management and maintenance teams. It is budget season, and the president will only provide the board members with a summary of total wages and salaries. She is refusing to provide us with a breakdown of the various staff members and their individual compensation levels for fear that the community will find out and believes this should be private information. Am I entitled to this information?

— T.R., Treasure Coast

A: The short answer is “yes,” you