EAST BATTLE LAKE WATERSHED ASSOCIATION
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.