Section 1. MEMBERSHIP: Application for membership shall be submitted at a regular meeting. Each application must express a willingness of the applicant to abide by the Constitution and by-laws and such rules adopted by the Club. Two-thirds of the members present at the meeting shall approve the application before the applicant shall be considered elected to membership.
Section 2. MEMBERSHIP CERTIFICATE: As provided by law, each member of the Club shall be entitled to a membership certificate signed by the President, and issued by the Secretary/Treasurer, stating that he/she is a member of the Corporation and other information required by law. New member ship certificates shall be issued each year.
Subpart A. ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP: Shall not have voting privileges.
Section 3. DUES: In order to obtain and continue membership in the Club, each member shall pay dues each year according to the schedule below. Dues will be collected on an annual basis with yearly assessments being twenty (20) dollars, with associate membership being one half of the annual dues.
Subpart A. Dues must be paid on an annual basis for the period from January 1
to December 31.
Subpart B. New members joining after March 31, will be assessed two (2)
dollars per month for the remainder of the year with full membership starting
* A new member is any person not a member for two years in succession.
Subpart C: Participants in various classes and short term projects will be
required to join the Club as an associate member.
Subpart D: The dependent of a paid up member may become a member of the
Club upon payment of two (2) dollars per year. The assessment shall remain
constant throughout the year.
Section 4. MEETINGS: Regular meetings shall be held as directed by the Board of Directors each calendar month at such place as the President shall order. Special meetings may be called by the President upon written request of any five (5) members of the Club. Notices shall be sent to all members informing them of the special meetings and the business to be transacted. Such notices shall be sent so that the ordinary postal service shall make delivery at least twenty-four (24) hours before the time of the meeting. Only such business as is designated in the said notice shall be transacted at the special meeting..
Subpart A. The regular monthly meeting shall be held the first Monday of each
month at 7 PM at the Madison County Emergency Management Agency Center
at Linwood, Indiana.
Subpart B. The annual meeting of the Corporation for the election of officers
shall be the first Monday in December, by the members present and by absentee
ballots. Voting shall be by secret ballot.
Subpart C. The annual meeting of the Corporation for the nominations of
officers shall be the first regular meeting in October and November. Nominations
shall be taken both from the floor and by absentee.
Section 5. FISCAL YEAR: The fiscal year will be from January 1 to December 31, of each year.