WNC Bylaws

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BYLAWS
January 26, 2014 (Download pdf)

Table of Contents
Article I NAME……………………………………………………… 4
Article II PURPOSE………………………………………………… 4
Article III BOUNDARIES……………………………………………. 5
Section 1: Boundary Description
Section 2: Internal Boundaries
Article IV STAKEHOLDER…………………………………………. 6
Article V GOVERNING BOARD…………………………………… 7
Section 1: Composition
Section 2: Quorum
Section 3: Official Actions
Section 4: Terms and Term Limits
Section 5: Duties and Powers
Section 6: Vacancies
Section 7: Absences
Section 8: Censure
Section 9: Removal
Section 10: Resignation
Section 11: Community Outreach
Article VI OFFICERS………………………………………………… 11
Section 1: Officers of the Board
Section 2: Duties and Powers
Section 3: Selection of Officers
Section 4: Officer Terms
Article VII COMMITTEES AND THEIR DUTIES……….……….… 12
Section 1: Standing
Section 2: Ad Hoc
Section 3: Committee Creation and Authorization
Article VIII MEETINGS……………….……………………………. 16
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Section 1: Meeting Time and Place
Section 2: Agenda Setting
Section 3: Notifications/Postings
Section 4: Reconsideration
Article IX FINANCES……….……….…………………………..… 18
Article X ELECTIONS……….……….…………………………… 18
Section 1: Administration of Election
Section 2: Governing Board Structure and Voting
Section 3: Minimum Voting Age
Section 4: Method of Verifying Stakeholder Status
Section 5: Restrictions on Candidates Running for Multiple Seats
Section 6: Other Election Related Language
Article XI GRIEVANCE PROCESS….………………………… 19
Article XII PARLIAMENTARY AUTHORITY…….…………..… 19
Article XIII AMENDMENTS……………………………………… 20
Article XIV COMPLIANCE…………………………….………… 20
Section 1: Code of Civility
Section 2: Training
Section 3: Self Assessment
ATTACHMENT A – Map of Neighborhood Council………….…… 21
ATTACHMENT B – Governing Board Structure and Voting…22