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JOE’S POND ASSOCIATION BYLAWS
ARTICLE I – Name
The name shall be Joe’s Pond Association, Inc.
ARTICLE II – Object
The object of the Association shall be to improve the surroundings of the lake, and to promote the general welfare.
ARTICLE III – Officers
Sec. 1. The Officers and Directors of this Association shall be a President, a Vice President, a Secretary, a Treasurer, and five Directors.
Sec. 2. These officers shall by virtue of their office be members of the Board of Directors.
Sec. 3. Past President will automatically serve as a Director.
Sec. 4. Each Director shall be elected for two (2) year term.
Sec. 5. The Board of Directors will appoint a member to fulfill the term of any vacancy.
ARTICLE IV – Membership
Sec. 1 Members are defined as lakefront property owners and/or those property owners with a deeded right
of way to Joe’s Pond and whose dues are current.
Sec.2. Current members as of 9/1/02 who do not qualify as defined in Sec. 1 above are grandfathered. Their membership will expire when the property is sold. If the property remains within the same family, the membership is retained.
Sec. 3. Each property shall have one (1) vote.
ARTICLE V – Fees
Sec. 1. The membership fee shall be forty dollars ($40.00) per property.
Sec. 2. Dues are due on or before July 7th. Any member falling in arrears for a period of two consecutive years becomes a non-voting member; however, member’s name will not be removed from the Association signs. Membership may be re-instated by paying all back dues.
ARTICLE VI – Meetings
Sec. 1. The annual meeting shall be held at the call of the President during the first two weeks in July.
Sec. 2. Special meetings may be called by the President and Board of Directors.
ARTICLE VII – Duties of Officers
Sec. 1. The President shall preside at all meetings of the Association and Board of Directors.
Sec. 2. In the absence of the President, the Vice President shall exercise all duties of the President.
Sec. 3. The Secretary shall keep all the records of the Association and maintain a list of the members with their addresses. He/she shall give notice to each member of all meetings of the Association and shall conduct the official correspondence of the Association.
Sec. 4. The Treasurer shall receive the income of the Association and deposit same in a bank account, and under the direction of the Board of Directors, shall dispense it. The Treasurer shall keep a full and accurate account of all receipts and disbursements, and at each meeting, shall give a detailed account of same.
Sec. 5. It is the duty of the Treasurer and President to decide on the Association’s bank accounts.
Sec.6. It is the duty of the Treasurer and President to decide on the Association’s bank accounts.
Sec. 7. The Directors shall chair the various committees.
ARTICLE VIII – Committees
Sec. 1. The Board of Directors shall appoint such committees as may be necessary for the promotion of the best interest of the Association and such committees shall serve until successors are appointed. The President will appoint a Nominating Committee of three (3) members for the purpose of selecting a slate of officers to be submitted to the membership at the annual meeting in odd number years..
ARTICLE IX – Quorum
Sec. 1. At an Association meeting, twenty (20) voting members present in person shall constitute a quorum.
ARTICLE X – Changes in Bylaws
Sec. 1. At any meeting of the Association, these Bylaws may be amended, altered, or repealed by a majority vote, provided at least one week’s notice of the proposed change has been given.
JPA Board of Directors