The bylaws review committee would like to thank all of the members who returned our questionnaires. The answers you provided helped restructure our club bylaws. Here is a summary of the major changes.
Article I The Credo: It was expanded to include additional activities.
Article II Incorporation: Unchanged
Article III Board of Directors: Hall of Fame removed from Section 1. Section 5 containing the concept of Active Status removed completely.
Article IV Officers: Removal and replacement of an Officer must be done according to Florida statutes.
Article V: Any Board member may nominate Appointed Board members.
Article VI Hall of Fame: Hall of Fame members are given lifetime membership in the Club (those that held a Board position prior to 1/1/2017), not the Board of Directors.
Article VII Membership: The answers to the question we received regarding membership requirements are referenced to be in the Club Rules which will be considered at a later date. Problems regarding revoking membership have been cleared up.
Article VIII Amending the Club Bylaws and Club Rules: Adopting new bylaws requires a two-thirds vote by the Board of Directors and majority vote by the membership. Adopting new club rules requires a two-thirds vote by the Board of Directors.
Article IX Dissolution of the Club: A suggested environmental organization that no longer exists was removed.
Article X Acceptance: This was deleted because it was unnecessary.