2017 Proposed By-Laws Changes – Please VOTE!

25 Jan 2017 Proposed By-Laws Changes – Please VOTE!

Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce
Proposed By-Laws changes as submitted by the
2017 By-Laws Review Committee
Complete By-Laws: www.cfchamber.com

Printable 2017 Proposed By-Laws Changes for Vote
2017 Proposed By-Laws Changes for Vote
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#1 PROPOSED CHANGE – VOTE:
ARTICLE III – Membership

CURRENT
3.4 Termination

  1. a) By Member
  2. Any member may resign from the Chamber of Commerce with communication to the Chamber office.
  3. When a Chamber Member is outstanding in payment of membership dues and/or unpaid invoices by 60 days from the due date of mailed and/or emailed membership dues and/or unpaid invoices, said Member will relinquish all membership rights until payment is made current.

The process of Chamber Membership dues invoicing will be as follows:

A membership dues invoice will be emailed and/or mailed to Chamber Member 30 days prior to anniversary due date of originally joining the Chamber of Commerce.

When a Chamber Member is 31 days past due a past due “notice” letter will be mailed to Member with a phone call from the Chamber of Commerce.

 

PROPOSED
3.4 Termination

  1. a) By Member
  2. Any member may resign from the Chamber of Commerce with communication to the Chamber office.
  3. When a Chamber Member is outstanding in payment of membership dues and/or unpaid invoices by 60 days from the due date of the COMMUNICATED membership dues and/or unpaid invoices, said Member will relinquish all membership rights until payment is made current.

The process of Chamber Membership dues invoicing will be as follows:

A membership dues invoice will be COMMUNICATED to Chamber Member 30 days prior to anniversary due date of originally joining the Chamber of Commerce.

When a Chamber Member is 31 days past due a past due “notice” another COMMUNICATION will be made to the Member from the Chamber of Commerce.

 

VOTE:
__Yes
, I am in favor of the PROPOSED CHANGES – ARTICLE III – Membership 3.4 Termination section of the Chamber of Commerce By-Laws 

__No, I am not in favor of the PROPOSED CHANGES – ARTICLE III – Membership 3.4 Termination section of the Chamber of Commerce By-Laws 

 

#2 PROPOSED CHANGE – VOTE:
ARTICLE IV – Meetings

CURRENT
4.1 Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of the organization shall be held during November of each year.  The time and place shall be fixed by the Board of Directors and notice thereof mailed to each member at least ten (10) days before said meeting.
4.3  Special Meetings
Special meetings of the membership may be called by the President or a majority of the Board of Directors at any time, or upon petition in writing by at least fifteen (15%)  of the members in good standing as determined on January 1st of each year.  Notice of said meetings shall be communicated to each member at least five (5) days prior to the meeting date with the purpose of the meeting stated in the notice.

 

PROPOSED CHANGE
4.1 Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of the organization shall be held during November of each year.  The time and place shall be fixed by the Board of Directors and notice thereof COMMUNICATED to each member at least ten (10) days before said meeting.
4.3  Special Meetings
Special meetings of the membership may be called by the President or a majority of the Board of Directors at any time, or upon petition COMMUNICATED by at least fifteen (15%)  of the members in good standing as determined on January 1st of each year.  Notice of said meetings shall be communicated to each member at least five (5) days prior to the meeting date with the purpose of the meeting stated in the notice.
VOTE:
__Yes, I am in favor of the PROPOSED CHANGE – ARTICLE IV – Meetings 4.1 Annual Meeting section of the Chamber of Commerce By-Laws 

__Yes, I am in favor of the PROPOSED CHANGE – ARTICLE IV – Meetings 4.3 Special Meeting section of the Chamber of Commerce By-Laws 
__No, I am not in favor of the PROPOSED CHANGE – ARTICLE IV – Meetings 4.1 Annual Meeting section of the Chamber of Commerce By-Laws 
__No, I am not in not favor of the PROPOSED CHANGE – ARTICLE IV – Meetings 4.3 Special Meeting section of the Chamber of Commerce By-Laws 

#3 PROPOSED CHANGE – VOTE:
ARTICLE V – Board of Directors

CURRENT

5.11 Meetings

Regular meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held at a time and place as determined by the President.  Special meetings may be called by the President or upon the written request of five (5) Directors.  Notice shall be given to each Director at least five (5) days prior to each meeting and shall state the purpose of the meeting.
PROPOSED CHANGE

5.11 Meetings

Regular meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held at a time and place as determined by the President.  Special meetings may be called by the President with COMMUNICATION to five (5) Directors.  Notice shall be given to each Director at least five (5) days prior to each meeting and shall state the purpose of the meeting.

 

VOTE:
__Yes
, I am in favor of the PROPOSED CHANGE– ARTICLE V – Board of Directors 5.11 Meetings section of the Chamber of Commerce By-Laws 

__No, I am not in favor of the PROPOSED CHANGE – ARTICLE V – Board of Directors 5.11 Meetings section of the Chamber of Commerce By-Laws 

 


#4 PROPOSED CHANGE – VOTE:
ARTICLE X – Amendment of By-Laws

CURRENT

10.1 Members may submit changes/additions to the by-laws at any time.  Submissions shall be reviewed by the Board or a by a committee appointed by the President of the Board.  Subsequent to this review, submissions deemed appropriate to the business of the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce shall be presented to the membership for a vote

 

These by-laws may be amended or altered by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the members at any regular or special meeting at which a quorum is present, providing the notice for the meeting includes the proposals for amendments.  Any proposed amendments to be voted on shall be submitted to the members, in writing, at least ten (10) days in advance of the meeting at which they are to be acted upon.


PROPOSED CHANGE

10.1 Members may submit changes/additions to the by-laws at any time.  Submissions shall be reviewed by the Board or a by a committee appointed by the President of the Board.  Subsequent to this review, submissions deemed appropriate to the business of the Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce shall be presented to the membership for a vote

 

These by-laws may be amended or altered by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the members at any regular or special meeting at which a quorum is present, providing the notice for the meeting includes the proposals for amendments.  Any proposed amendments to be voted on shall be COMMUNICATED to the members at least ten (10) days in advance of the meeting at which they are to be acted upon.

VOTE:
__Yes
, I am in favor of the PROPOSED CHANGE– ARTICLE X – Amendment of By-Laws 10.1 section of the Chamber of Commerce By-Laws 

__No, I am not in favor of the PROPOSED CHANGE– ARTICLE X – Amendment of By-Laws 10.1 section of the Chamber of Commerce By-Laws 

DEADLINE TO VOTE: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 – 5:00 pm – Chamber Office

  • Only 1 vote per Member Company may be submitted.
  • Your Membership Dues must be current to vote.
  • Ballot must be signed when turned in.
  • You may mail, email, fax or drop off your ballot to the Chamber of Commerce.

Name___________________________Company________________________

*Signature_______________________________________________________

 

2017 By-Law Review Meetings

7:30 am – Chamber Office

All current Chamber Members are welcome to submit/attend.

·         Friday, June 9, 2017

·         Friday, December 8, 2017

Cuyahoga Falls Chamber of Commerce
151 Portage Trail, Suite 1
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221
www.cfchamber.com
330.929.6756    FAX 330.929.4278
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