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ARLINGTON MILL CIVIC ASSOCIATION

CONSTITUTION

 

ARTICLE 1        NAME, TERRITORY, PURPOSE, MEETINGS

 Section 1          Arlington Mill Civic Association will be the name of this Association.

 Section 2          The territorial limits of this Association will be:                 

                                    Northern:           7th Road S.

                                    Eastern:            S. Arlington Mill Drive

                                    Southern:          Columbia Pike

                                    Western:           S. Carlin Springs Road

 Section 3          The purpose of this Association will be to promote the welfare of the residents and

Community in the territory and in civic matter before Arlington County, Virginia.

 Section 4          The Association will meet every other month, beginning with January 2003.  Meetings will

be held on the third Tuesday  of each month.  Meeting dates may be changed due to

holiday schedules.  Subcommittees may meet on the third Tuesday when regular

Association meetings are not held.  Members will be notified of meetings using postal

mail, e-mail, telephone, or other means, at least five days in advance of all meetings. **

 Section 5          Special meetings may be called by the President.  Notification, specifying the purpose

                        of the meeting, shall be distributed to the Association members by means specified in

                        Section 4, at least five (5) days prior to the special Association meeting. **

 

 ARTICLE II       MEMBERSHIP

Section 1          Any person residing in or owning property within the territorial limits of the Association is

                        eligible for membership.

 Section 2          Members who are 18 years or older are entitled to vote on any matter before the

                        Association.

 Section 3          Members to the Association will be free.  Costs related to any activity of the

                        Association will be paid by the members suggesting such activity, by donation, or by the

                        Arlington County Development Office.


ARTICLE III      OFFICERS AND ELECTIONS

Section 1          The officers of the Association will be:  President, Vice President/Program Director,

                        Secretary, and Membership Director

Section 2          Officers shall be nominated and elected by a majority of the voting members present at

                        the May meeting.

Section 3          Terms of office will be two years. *  Officers will be limited to two consecutive two year

                        terms in the same office. *

 Section 4          The elections of the President and the Secretary shall be held in the odd numbered

                        years and the election of the Vice President/Program Director and the Membership

                        Director shall be held in the even numbered years.*

Section 5          Any vacancy in any office will be filled by election at the next regular meeting and the

                        officer will serve for the balance of the unexpired term.


ARTICLE IV      RESPONSIBILITIES OF OFFICERS

Section 1          The President will preside at all meetings of the Association and will represent the

                        Association at activities and meetings regarding civic matters.

Section 2          The Vice President/Program Director will perform the responsibilities of the President in

the absence or request of the President.  This officer will choose the Association’s main

monthly topic and arrange appropriate speakers and activities.

Section 3          The Secretary will keep the minutes of the proceedings of the Association and will

                        provide copies of these minutes for approval at the following Association meeting.  The

                        Secretary will keep an official copy of the Association’s Constitution and any By-Laws.

Section 4          The Membership Director will recruit new members to the Association and will maintain a

                        list of Association members.  The Membership Director will present new members at the

                        Association meetings.

 

ARTICLE V       RATIFICATION

Section 1          This constitution will be considered valid following the approval of a two-thirds majority of

                        voting members present at two consecutive monthly meetings. 

ARTICLE VI      AMENDMENTS

Section 1          This constitution may be amended at any monthly meeting by a two-thirds’ majority of

                        voting members present.  The amendment must have been proposed at the previous

                        monthly meeting.

  

*[EXCEPTION TO ARTICLE III SECTION 4]

 EXCEPTION:     May 1997 election of ALL officers; President and Secretary for TWO year terms and

                        Vice President/Program Director and Membership Director for ONE year terms.

 REGULAR:        May 1998 elections of Vice President/Program Director and Membership Director for

                        two year terms.

                        May 1999 elections of President and Secretary for two year terms

                        May 2000 elections of Vice President/Program Director and Membership Director for

                        two year terms.  ETC…]

 

Constitution Proposed:             11/27/90

Constitution Ratified:               01/22/91

*          Constitution Amendments:         04/29/97

**         Constitution Amendments:         05/21/02

***        Association Name Changed:       03/30/15

 

 

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