Bylaws

Historic Ybor Neighborhood Civic Association Bylaws

ARTICLE I MEMBERSHIP

Section 1. Membership in H.Y.N.C.A. shall consist of active and associate members. Active members shall reside in the Historic District. Associate members shall be defined as property owners and business owners within the Historic District.

Section 2. Residents who wish to become members of the H.Y.N.C.A. must attend regular meetings and make their wishes known. The membership will exercise its power to approve or disapprove new members by vote.

Section 3.
Associate members who wish to support the H.Y.N.C.A. must choose to make their wishes known in writing or verbally to the President and/or secretary and presented by a member and seconded by another. The membership and or executive board shall have the power to approve or disapprove of new members by vote.

Section 4. Active and Associate Members shall be approved or disapproved based on their support of the purposes and goals of the H.Y.N.C.A. as defined by Article 5 of the H.Y.N.C.A. Articles of Incorporation.

 

ARTICLE II OFFICERS

Section 1. The Board of Directors of the H.Y.N.C.A. shall perform the duties prescribed for their office in the parliamentary authority adopted by this organization.

Section 2. The Board of Directors shall be elected at an annual meeting and shall hold office for one year or until their successors are elected or appointed. Executive Officers shall be appointed by the Board of Directors.  The officers shall consist of the President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and such other officers with such powers and duties not inconsistent with these By-Laws as may be determined by the Board of Directors. Any two offices, except those of President and Vice-President, may be held by the same person.

 

ARTICLE III: EXECUTIVE BOARD

Section 1. The Board of Directors shall consist of the officers and the Chairpersons of standing committees.

Section 2.
The Executive Officers at regular meetings shall exercise general supervision of the business of the H.Y.N.C.A and shall authorize the payment of all bills. The Board of Directors shall fill vacancies arising between elections in the various offices of the Association and if desired in its own membership.

 

ARTICLE IV: COMMITTEES

Section 1. Chairpersons of committees shall be appointed by the President and shall be members of the H.Y.N.C.A. All Members of committees shall act in accordance with the goals, Bylaws and Articles of the H.Y.N.C.A.

 

ARTICLE V: DUES

Section 1. Annual dues of active members shall be twenty-five dollars per year or four dollars per bimonthly meeting and associate members shall pay forty dollars per year. Waiver may be granted according to the members’ ability to pay.

 

ARTICLE VI: MEETINGS

Section 1. Regular meetings of the H.Y.N.C.A. shall be held on the last Thursday of even months at six-thirty p.m. from January to December, or on an as needed basis. Advance notice must be given to each member regarding special meetings either by mail, telephone, electronic message, etc.

 

ARTICLE VII: QUORUM

Section 1. Those members present at a regular meeting of the H.Y.N.C.A. shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

ARTICLE VIII: PARLIAMENTARY AUTHORITY

Section 1. All meetings of the H.Y.N.C.A. shall be governed by parliamentary as set forth in Roberts Rules of Order Revised.

ARTICLE IX: AMENDMENT

Section 1. These Bylaws may be amended at any regular meeting of the H.Y.N.C.A. by the affirmative vote of a majority of those present provided that the notice of the proposed amendment was submitted at a previous regular or annual meeting.