Update to Bylaws

Update to Bylaws

SUMMARY OF THE MOST SIGNIFICANT PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE WESTPOINTE COMMUNITY COUNCIL BYLAWS

  • Adopts a more concise, informal, user-friendly format. Reduced from 11 pages to 5.5 pages.
  • Defines two types of membership— individual (residents) and organizational. Organizational memberships would be open to “any property owner, civic organization, business, service agency, or institution located in the area…”
  • Replaces the Executive Board with a Board of Directors. In doing so keep all elected officers (below) on the Board of Directors. Eliminate neighborhood representatives replacing them with up to 5 other members elected from the general membership. The past chair and the social media director would be ad hoc members.
  • Eliminates the Chair-Elect position. Keep elected Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer positions. Allow for the appointment of a Social Media director. May not be voting board member if not Council member.
  • Elect Officers to staggered two-year terms. Require all officers to reside within Council boundaries. Other Board members need to be Council members but not necessarily residents. Would be elected to one-year terms.
  • Clarify procedures when vacancies develop. Continue current policy allowing Board to appoint up to 3 positions until the next election but only if the Board has fewer than 6 members. If Chair position becomes vacant then Council elects replacement until next election.
  • Grant Board of Directors more flexibility on establishing committees and on where and when to hold membership meetings.
  • Stream-line election procedures and calendar while keeping Nominating & Election Committee.
  • Changes amendment process requiring membership approval not just adoption by Board members.

 

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