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  • Montalvo Community Council Bylaws

    Rev-08/26/14

    ARTICLE 1 - CREATION, PURPOSE, AND POWERS

    Section 1 Creation: The name of this organization will be The Council will be established and governed by the provisions set forth in these Bylaws. The Council is intended to qualify as tax Code.

    Section 2: Purpose The Council's purposes are:

    A. To encourage members of the community to identif and expectations of the Montalvo

    B. To involve community members in programs addressing their needs, problems, and expectations.

    C. To make government agencies aware of the expectations.

    Section 3: Powers The powers of the Council will be:

    A. To facilitate communications between the

    B. To state the positions of the Council to the community and to government representatives

    C. To initiate and oversee the programs to accomplish the purposes in Section 2.

    ARTICLE 2 - MEMBERSHIP

    Section 1: Eligibility All residents, property owners and business owners of the membership. The Montalvo area includes properties bounded by

    (Full Streets) 8th St.; Alameda Ave. / Bell Ct. / Bell St. / Clara St. / Geneva St. / Grand Ave. / Inez St. / James Ave. / Katherine Ave. / Montalvo Dr. /Moon Dr. /Seahawk St. (Partial Streets) Alameda Ave. (8th St. - Ventura Blvd.) / Bristol Rd. (Grand Ave. Victoria Ave. - Grand Ave.) / Ventura Blvd. (S. Victoria Ave. (East side)(8th St. - Ventura Blvd.)

    Montalvo Community Council Bylaws

    CREATION, PURPOSE, AND POWERS

    The name of this organization will be The Montalvo Community Council (the "Council"). The governed by the provisions set forth in these Bylaws. The

    Council is intended to qualify as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue

    To encourage members of the community to identify and understand the needs, problems, Montalvo Community.

    To involve community members in programs addressing their needs, problems, and

    To make government agencies aware of the Montalvo Community's needs, proble

    The powers of the Council will be:

    To facilitate communications between the Montalvo Community and government agencies.

    To state the positions of the Council to the community and to government representatives

    To initiate and oversee the programs to accomplish the purposes in Section 2.

    All residents, property owners and business owners of the Montalvo area are eligible for area includes properties bounded by, including or adjacent to:

    8th St.; Alameda Ave. / Bell Ct. / Bell St. / Clara St. / Geneva St. / Grand Ave. / Inez St. / James Ave. / Katherine Ave. / Montalvo Dr. /Moon Dr. /Seahawk St. (see Fig. 1)

    Ventura Blvd.) / Bristol Rd. (Grand Ave. - Katherine Ave.) / Moon Dr. (S. Grand Ave.) / Ventura Blvd. (S. Victoria Ave. -Railroad Tracks) /S. Victoria Ave.

    Ventura Blvd.) (see Fig. 1)

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    (the "Council"). The governed by the provisions set forth in these Bylaws. The

    exempt under Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue

    y and understand the needs, problems,

    To involve community members in programs addressing their needs, problems, and

    Community's needs, problems, and

    Community and government agencies.

    To state the positions of the Council to the community and to government representatives.

    To initiate and oversee the programs to accomplish the purposes in Section 2.

    area are eligible for or adjacent to:

    8th St.; Alameda Ave. / Bell Ct. / Bell St. / Clara St. / Geneva St. / Grand Ave. / Inez St. / James

    Katherine Ave.) / Moon Dr. (S. Railroad Tracks) /S. Victoria Ave.

  • Montalvo Community Council Bylaws

    Rev-08/26/14

    Section 2: Application Application for membership will require the completion of an application form providing the following information:

    Name(s)

    Property Address

    Mailing Address (if different)

    Phone Number

    e-mail address (if available)

    Resident: Copy of Legal Picture ID Business Owner: Copy of Business

    Signature and Date

    Receipt of completed form showing compliance with Sections 1 and 2 of this Article, or a facsimile thereof, by the Membership membership.

    Section 3: Number of Members There shall be no limit on the number of

    Section 4: Transferability of Membership Neither the membership nor any rights in the membership value or otherwise.

    Section 5: Termination A member’s membership will terminate when the member ceases to qualify under Section 1 of this Article.

    ARTICLE 3 - ORGANIZATION AND ELECTIONS

    Section 1: Organization The organization of the Council will include the General Membership, the Executive Board (the "Board"), and Committees.

    A. General Membership includes all those individuals whose admissible membership form is on file with the Council Secretary.

    B. The Executive Board includes Member At-Large.

    Montalvo Community Council Bylaws

    Application for membership will require the completion of an application form providing the

    : Copy of Legal Picture ID Business Lic.

    Receipt of completed form showing compliance with Sections 1 and 2 of this Article, or a Membership Outreach Liaison will constitute acceptance for general

    Number of Members There shall be no limit on the number of memberships allowed.

    Transferability of Membership Neither the membership nor any rights in the membership may be transferred or

    A member’s membership will terminate when the member ceases to qualify under Section 1 of

    ORGANIZATION AND ELECTIONS

    organization of the Council will include the General Membership, the Executive Board (the

    General Membership includes all those individuals whose admissible membership form is on

    includes the Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, and

    Figure 1. Membership

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    Application for membership will require the completion of an application form providing the

    Receipt of completed form showing compliance with Sections 1 and 2 of this Article, or a will constitute acceptance for general

    may be transferred or assigned for

    A member’s membership will terminate when the member ceases to qualify under Section 1 of

    organization of the Council will include the General Membership, the Executive Board (the

    General Membership includes all those individuals whose admissible membership form is on

    , and Board

    embership Boundaries

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    C. Each Executive Board Member must be a member of the Council. Members who hold, or are candidates for, elective public offices may not serve on the Executive

    Section 2: Elections Each Council Officer will be elected by a majority vote of the General Membership at the Annual Meeting of the Council. In the event no nominee receives a majority of the votes cast, there shall be a run-off election between t votes. Nominees will consist of a slate of nominees selected by a nominating committee together with persons nominated from the floor during the Annual Meeting. A person nominated from the floor must be present to accept the nomination. No absentee or proxy voting will be permitted. There shall be a limit of

    A. In the case of an owner occupied property, no more than two resident adults (18 years old or older) may vote for each property

    B. If the property is occupied by a single person count as one.

    C. In the case of a renter occupied property, the property owner may cast one vote renter adult (18 years old or older) may

    D. In the case of a property owner who possesses a may cast one vote.

    E. In the case of a business property, the property owner may cast one vote individual business tenant may cast one vote.

    F. Regardless of the number of separate units owned and/or leased by an individual and/or spouse, including, but not limited to businesses, single family free standing dwelling residences, duplexes, apartments or other configuration, an individual and/or spouse together may not exceed a total of 4 votes based on multiple ownership, on any matter to come before the council.

    G. Any residential or business parcel shall not exceed a maximum of four votes how many owned.

    Reasonable notice in such manner as determined by the Executive Board will be given at least fourteen days in advance of the Annual Meeting indicating that elected at the meeting.

    Section 3: Term Each Council Officer will serve for a term of approximately Annual Meeting, with a limit of three consecutive terms. If a Council Officer's position is open at the time of the Annual election, the newly elected Offic

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    Each Executive Board Member must be a member of the Council. Members who hold, or are candidates for, elective public offices may not serve on the Executive Board.

    Each Council Officer will be elected by a majority vote of the General Membership at the Annual Meeting of the Council. In the event no nominee receives a majority of the votes cast, there

    off election between the two nominees who have received the greatest number of votes. Nominees will consist of a slate of nominees selected by a nominating committee together with persons nominated from the floor during the Annual Meeting. A person nominated

    be present to accept the nomination. No absentee or pro