Update: The Proposed Revisions to the LCPOA By-Laws
were approved by the Board of Directors at the December 5th,
2013 meeting. These revisions will be placed on the agenda of the Annual
General Membership Meeting to be held February 11th, 2014
for ratification by the Members of the Association.
required by the By-Laws of the Association the By-Laws shall be reviewed
for possible revision by a committee appointed by the President at least
once every two years.
LCPOA By-Law committee is proposing the following revisions to the
By-Laws of the Associations. These amendments will be
offered at the December 5th, 2013 meeting of the LCPOA Board
of Directors. Suggested changes to the new By-Laws may be e-mailed to the President for consideration at the
next Board Meeting. The new By-Laws shall be ratified at the following
general meeting by a simple majority of those members present.
is a summary of the changes:
Corresponding Secretary as an officer. This function is performed
by the Communication Committee. See Sections 7.04 (deleted), 8.01,
10.02, and Article VI.
set number of directors on the Board to 16. Currently this is
required as a motion each year. See Section 8.01.
Allow the flexibility
to communicate to members by e-mail and/or mail when announcing the
annual general meeting or special meetings of the membership.
Currently the bylaws require those notifications to be mailed. See
Sections 9.01 (a) and (b) and 10.02.
requirement to post a notice of the annual meeting at the Lake Country
Police and Fire Station. Notice is currently mailed, posted on the
web site, and posted on the message board. See Section 9.01 (a).
the capability to enforce the published rules and procedures that have
been approved by the Board for use of the common areas. See Section
consistent in the By-Laws the requirement that a member of the Board of
the LCPOA must reside in Lake Country. Currently board members must
reside in Lake Country to be elected, but not specifically required to do
so once elected. See Article VI.
consistent in the By-Laws that the general membership votes to ratify
changes to the By-Laws. Currently, the intent for this is in the bylaws,
but wording is inconsistent. See Section 9.01 (d).
Security as a standing committee and add Events as a standing
committee. See Section 11.02.
grammar and punctuation. See Article I and Section 14.01.
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