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Two Bylaw changes will be voted on at the CSA 2024 Annual Meeting.
Both amendments were unanimously approved by the Board of Trustees and were presented to the membership at the 2023 Annual Meeting. There were no outstanding questions or issues. The amendments are to be voted on by Lot-Owning Members.You will also have another opportunity to ask questions at the July 17th, 2024 Open Forum.
Proposed amendment one change – see crossed out and red lettering below:
MOTION: The Bylaws Committee and Board of Trustees moves changing SECTION II. MEETINGS A. Annual Meeting from seven (7) proxies to five (5) proxies in order to be in compliance with the MI NON-PROFIT CORPORATION ACT, Act 162 of 1982.
“A. Annual Meeting. The Annual Meeting of the Assembly shall be held in the month of July or August at such time and place as may be designated by the Board of Trustees. The call for the meeting shall be mailed to the membership not less than 21 days before such meeting. It shall contain specific mention of any unusual items of business expected to come before the meeting. If any amendments to the bylaws are being proposed for consideration, the call for the meeting shall describe the nature and purpose of such amendment in accordance with Section IX, Article C. Provision shall be made for Members unable to attend to file a proxy with the Secretary at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to the meeting. No more than seven (7) five (5) proxies shall be held by one person.”
Proposed amendment two change – see crossed out and red lettering below:
MOTION: The Bylaws Committee and Board of Trustees moves to increase the financial obligation amount, in SECTION IV. OFFICERS AND COMMITTEES F. Executive Committee, that the Executive Committee can incur up to $20,000 per fiscal year without express authority from the Board of Trustees.
F. Executive Committee. The Executive Committee shall consist of seven elected members of the Board of Trustees, including the President and Vice President. The Executive Committee shall also include the Treasurer and the Secretary as ex-officio, non-voting members. Not fewer than four elected members of the Executive Committee shall consist of Members, a spouse of a Member, or an adult child of a Member. The principal function of the Executive Committee shall be to act for the Board of Trustees between meetings of the Board of Trustees. It shall not incur any financial obligation in excess of $1,000 $20,000 per fiscal year without express authority from the Board of Trustees. Four elected members shall constitute a quorum of the Executive Committee.