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Creek Neighborhood Association Bylaws
name of this organization shall be the Village Creek Neighborhood Association, a
non-profit organization, hereinafter referred to as the Association.
purpose of the Association is to:
Membership in the Association shall be open to all persons 18 and over
who live or own property in the area bounded by Shawnee Park to the north and
east, by Santa Fe Park and Lilac Street to the south and K Avenue to the west..
This also includes property west of the alley paralleling and east of the
north-south section of Lucas Terrace and extending north to Parker Road and the
properties on the south side of Felix Dr from P Ave east to the first
north-south alley entrance. It also
includes all property on Camelia Dr. extending from N Ave to Lilac Lane.
No fees will be charged for membership in the Association.
3. Honorary Membership
Honorary membership may be awarded to persons who have performed services
which tend to further the purposes of the Association. The election
of honorary members shall be by majority vote of the quorum. Honorary
members shall have no vote.
of the Association 18 years of age and older present at any meeting shall be
entitled to vote.
member shall have one vote, with a maximum of two votes per address represented
within the Association boundaries. In
the event that a homeowner and a renter from a single address are present, the
vote will be split is that the renter receives one vote and the property owner
receives one vote.
quorum shall be necessary for the transaction of Association business. Quorum
shall be defined as a majority of those present at the meeting; at least three
officers must be present to take a vote.
affirmative vote of more than fifty (50) percent of the quorum shall be binding
on the association.
Board of Directors
Duties of Officers: to serve on any special committees as appointed by the
Board of Directors.
a. The President shall preside at all meetings of the Association and of the Board of Directors and shall be an ex-officio member of all Standing and Special Committees.
b. The Vice-President shall fulfill the duties of the President in his absence, shall chair the Membership Committee, and shall serve as Parliamentarian of the Association.
c. The Secretary/ Treasurer shall keep an accurate record of all business of the Association, including regularly scheduled and special called meetings of the Association and the Board of Directors. This officer shall also be responsible for the accumulation and maintenance of the central permanent file of such records. They shall keep an accurate record of all receipts and expenditures, and shall sign all checks drawn on the account of the Association. This officer shall also prepare a year-end report delineating such receipts and expenditures, to be published each September.
d. Chair person
to serve on any special committees as appointed by the Board of Directors.
6. Meeting and Organization
Board of Directors shall transact all business necessary to further the purpose
and objectives of the Association, as specified in Article 2, in the
intervals between regular quarterly meetings, as well as such other business
which may be proposed by the membership. A majority of the Board of
Directors shall constitute a quorum for the conduct of business.
and Special Committees shall be appointed as needed by the President, with their
reports and recommendations to be submitted to the Board of Directors for review
and approval prior to publication in the newsletter or presentation at any
Contracts, Checks, Deposits and Funds
9. Amendment of Bylaws
the dissolution of the Village Creek Neighborhood Association, no class of
member shall have any right nor shall receive any assets of the Association. The
assets of the Association are permanently dedicated to a tax-exempt purpose. In
the event of dissolution, the Association's assets, after payment of debts, will
be distributed to an organization which itself is tax-exempt under the
provisions of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Association shall not endorse any candidates for political office nor shall
discussions extend to matters outside the purpose of the Association as set out
in Article II.
Membership roster and the subscription list to the electronic mail service shall
be confidential and may not be released to non- members without permission of
Board of Directors after careful review of requests made thereof..
member may act as spokesperson or represent the Association without the
permission of the Board of Directors or a majority of the quorum at a duly
called regular or special meeting.
Board of Directors cannot assume debt on behalf of the Association.
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