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September 1, 2008 - The owners' granddaughter begins all-day pre-school and the owners' grandson returns to school.

January 8, 2009 - Mr. Ploff drafts an email to the owners entitled  A Message From Your Downstairs Neighbors (The Ploffs Apt. 307) in which he complains about noise coming from the owners' unit when their grandcildren are there.

January 12, 2009 - The owners mail a Letter to the Ploffs responding to the allegations in Mr. Ploff's January 8, 2009 email.

March 5, 2009 - A Letter is drafted by Shireen Ambush, the property manager of the owners' condo.  In this letter Ms. Ambush tells the owners that she is in receipt of a complaint from other residents regarding excessive noise from the owners' unit.  She asks the owners to verify that they are in compliance with a carpet and padding requirement.

March 8, 2009 - A Letter responding to Ms. Ambush's March 5, 2009 letter is sent as an attachment to an email to Ms. Ambush.  In the letter to Ms. Ambush, the owners verify that they are in compliance with the carpet and padding requirement.  They also let Ms. Ambush know that they are aware of Mr. Ploff's complaint and that they have already responded to it.  Mr. Ploff's January 8, 2009 email and the owners' letter to the Ploffs dated January 12, 2009 are attached to the letter sent to Ms. Ambush.

March 16, 2009 - Jason Fisher, legal counsel for the owners' condo, drafts and sends a Letter to the owners responding to their March 8, 2009 letter.  In this letter he suggests that the Board of Directors of the owners' condo is following a process according to Section 11-113 of the Maryland Condominium Act.  He also says that the Board accepts the owners' representations regarding the carpet and padding requirement and has decided to take no further action at this time.

 March 24, 2009 - A Letter responding to Mr. Fisher's March 16, 2009 letter is sent as an attachment to an email to Mr. Fisher.  The owners outline the procedural and substantive issues.

July 1, 2009 - A Letter is drafted by Shireen Ambush, the property manager of the owners' condo.  In this letter Ms. Ambush requests a visual inspection of the owner's unit.  She claims that complaints have continued from unit #307

July 6, 2009 - A Letter responding to Ms. Ambush's July 1, 2009 letter is sent as an attachment to an email to Ms. Ambush.  The owners also include a Letter and Power of Attorney appointing Mr. Kasha.

July 8, 2009 - Mr. Kasha and Mr. Fisher discuss the noise issue and the inspection on the telephone.

July 30, 2009 - A Board Member and the Property Manager inspect the #407 unit.

August 3, 2009 - Mr. Kasha sends a Letter to Mr. Fisher describing the inspection. 

August 14, 2009 - Mr. Kasha and Mr. Fisher discuss the July 30, 2009 inspection over the telephone.

August 17, 2009 - Mr. Kasha sends a Letter to Mr. Fisher describing the August 14, 2009 conversation and offering a proposal to resolve the matter.

August 21, 2009 - Mr. Fisher sends a Cease and Desist Letter to Mr. Kasha providing ten days to abate the alleged violation.

August 27, 2009 - The owners of the 407 Unit install rug padding according to a carpeting expert.

August 30, 2009 - Mr. Kasha sends a Letter to Mr. Fisher responding to his August 21, 2009 letter and describing the abatement of the alleged violation.

September 9, 2009 - Mr. Fisher responds to the August 30, 2009 letter by email and asks for another inspection.

September 9, 2009 - Mr. Kasha responds to Mr. Fisher in an email and tells Mr. Fisher that he had ample opportunity to inspect, but will not be given another opportunity.

September 10, 2009 - Mr. Fisher responds by email with an excuse.

September 10, 2009 - Mr. Kasha responds to Mr. Fisher in an email and tells Mr. Fisher that his excuse is inadequate.

September 14, 2009 - Mr. Fisher and Mr. Kasha exchange emails and the hearing is cancelled.