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Pickett Steam & Gas Engine Club, Inc.

By-Laws

1.      The Annual Meetings shall be held on the 3rd Sunday in February at 2:00 p.m. in the afternoon

2.      Special Meetings may be called by the President or by a petition signed by two-thirds of the Board of Directors or by a petition signed by ten members of the Association. Notice of Special Meetings shall be mailed to each member not less than ten days prior to such meeting and shall state the time, location and purpose of the meeting. No business other than that stated in the notice may be transacted at any Special Meeting.

3.      Directors shall be elected for a term of three years, with the three Directors receiving the most number of votes serving for three years, the two Directors receiving the second highest number of votes serving for two years, the two Directors receiving the third highest number of votes serving for one year, and thereafter one director shall be elected each year for a term of three years. The four officers must be elected to the Board with 3 or more members as directors by ballot vote.  

4.      The officers shall be elected from the Board of Directors and by the Board of Directors for a term of one year. Officers, President and Secretary serve 2 years. Vice President and Treasurer serve opposite 2 years.

5.      Thirty days before the Annual Meeting the Board of Directors shall appoint a nominating committee from among their members, who shall present a slate of candidates at the Annual Meeting. In addition, nominations may be received from the floor.

6.      Any person or family of good character may become a full member upon paying Fifty Dollars ($50.00) for a certificate of membership or annual dues at the rate of $10.00 per year for five consecutive years. The amount paid in will apply for full membership.

7.      Every member of the club is expected to contribute for the good of the organization.

8.      Vacancies in the offices of President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer or Director shall be filled by appointment of the Board of Directors, and officers so appointed shall serve only for the unexpired term.

9.      The Treasurer shall deposit the funds of the Association in a bank convenient to him and shall disburse such funds by checks signed by the treasurer, and the President or Vice-President, if President is unavailable.

10.  The officers of the Association shall serve without pay, except that they may be reimbursed for cash out of pocket upon presentation of a bill for the same and its approval by the Board of Directors.

11.  No officer or any other member shall enter into any contract or cause and work to be done for the Association unless it has been first approved by the Board of Directors.

12.  These By-Laws may be amended by a two-thirds vote of the membership at an Annual Meeting or at a Special Meeting called for that purpose.

13.  The Board of Directors will have the power to put non-participating members on an inactive list.

14.  All members shall be conducted under the Robertís Rules of Order.

15.  Twenty-five percent of the members entitled to vote shall constitute a quorum at all meetings of the members.

 


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