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EAST BATTLE LAKE WATERSHED ASSOCIATION

BYLAWS

Amended 3 Sept 2013

ARTICLE I     MEMBERSHIP

Individuals, families, and operating businesses/organizations owning property in the East Battle Lake watershed are eligible for membership. A membership is activated for the year when the dues, set by the board, are paid and runs from the end of the annual meeting to the end of the next annual meeting.

Each membership has one vote at all meetings of the members.

 

ARTICLE II      BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Board of Directors may consist of two (2) representatives from each of the eight (8) shoreline areas (as defined in ARTICLE III), four officers, and two directors-at-large.

The President, Secretary, and Treasurer must be three separate persons.

There shall be no less than six (6) members on the board.

Section 1: REPRESENTATIVES

There may be two (2) representatives from each shoreline area.

Each representative’s term is to be three years starting and ending at the annual meeting.

The board shall determine the starting year for each representative’s term.

The members elect the representatives at the Annual Meeting of the Members.

Section 2: OFFICERS

The officers are to be president, treasurer, secretary, and vice-president.

The officers may or may not be active representatives or directors-at-large.

The members elect the officers at the Annual Meeting of the Members.

Each officer’s term is one year, beginning at the Annual Meeting of the Members and ending at the next Annual Meeting of the Members.

Section 3: DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE

Members elect the two director-at-large positions with term limits set by the board.


 

ARTICLE III    SHORELINE AREAS DEFINED

Area Number        Shoreline location

1.       West Battle Lake to 450th Street

2.       450th Street to 22419 Chippewa Rd

3.       From 45754 Chippewa Ln to Brandborg Creek

4.       Brandborg Creek to east end of Liberty Lane              

5.       East end of Liberty lane to the public access

6.       The public access to south end of Castle Trail

7.       South end of Castle Trail to south end of Castle Drive               

8.       South end of Castle Drive to West Battle Lake

 

 

ARTICLE IV     FISCAL YEAR

The fiscal year shall commence on January 1st and shall end on December 31st

 

ARTICLE V     MEETINGS OF THE MEMBERS

The Annual Meeting of the Members shall normally be held in the Community Center of Vining, Minnesota, between June 1st and September 10th of each year. Ten percent of the voting members shall constitute a quorum.

ARTICLE VI     MEETINGS OF THE BOARD

One-third of the directors shall constitute a quorum.

ARTICLE VII     INDEBTEDNESS

 This Corporation shall incur no debts.