FOON HAY SENIORS GOLF CLUB
Duration. The duration of membership shall
be continued for all members in good standing.
Limitation. The membership shall be
limited to eighty (80) members.
Officers. The officers of this Club shall
include President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer,
Tournament Chair, Director(s) at Large, and Webmaster. The
number of officers shall be determined in order to fill the
Executive Board with to a maximum of nine (9) members total.
Salary. All officers shall serve without
compensation or salary of whatever nature with the following
Webmaster. The Webmaster shall have
annual dues paid by the Club in recognition of the size and
importance of the job.
Term of Office. Each officer shall serve for two
years in an individual position.
Tournament Chair. The monthly Tournament Chair
shall have his/her tournament fee paid by the club except
for the prize fund and any extra competitions.
Executive Board Vacancy. A vacancy in the Executive
Board shall be filled by appointment by the remaining members
of the Board. A member so appointed shall have all the rights,
privileges and obligations of a regularly elected member to
such office. The appointment will be in effect until the end
of the term for the position the appointee is filling.
Duties of Officers. Duties of the officers are
spelled out in the Foon Hay Policies and Procedures,
and are subject to change over time.
General and Special Meetings. General or
special meetings of the Club may be called by the President at
any time. Members of the Executive Board or the general
membership may request meetings for variety of reasons for the
general good of the club.
Budget, Dues and Assessments
Meeting Notices. Due notice of all meetings shall be
given by the Secretary and/or the Webmaster, and such notice
shall state the purpose and objectives of the meeting.
Quorum. For all meetings, general or special, 40% of
the total membership shall constitute a quorum for the conduct
of business. A quorum for a meeting of the Executive Board
shall be a majority of the members of the board.
Majority Vote. A majority vote of the members
present is required for the passage or adoption of all
questions and resolutions.
Conduct of Meetings. In the absence of rules in the
Constitution and By-Laws of this Club, the proceedings of any
and all meetings of the Club, whether of the Executive Board
or of the general membership, shall be conducted in accordance
with established parliamentary procedure, and for that purpose
shall be governed by Robert's Rules of Order.
Budget. The President shall develop the
annual budget in cooperation with the Treasurer subject to
approval of the Executive Board.
Membership Dues. Members shall pay annual dues that
shall cover individual dues for NCGA as well as projected
operating expenses of the club. The dues level shall be
determined by the Executive Board prior to the renewal period
and communicated to the membership.
Payment of Dues. All payments for dues, assessments,
indebtedness, or any other payments must be made to the Keeper
of the Roster who shall forward the payments to the Treasurer.
Delinquency. All dues shall be payable and due on
the first day of November of each year, and shall be
delinquent if not paid by the last day of November of each
Initiation Fee. An initiation fee shall be levied on
each new member. The Executive Board shall determine the
amount of the initiation fee. The initiation fee shall include
$1 to the Hole-in-One Fund.
Assessments. Any additional assessments shall be
levied by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the club members voting.
Such assessments shall be levied on all Club members equally.
Voting may be conducted at a special meeting called for this
purpose or through electronic means.
Expenditures. The President shall have the power to
authorize any and all expenditures not specified in the yearly
budget up to one hundred dollars ($100.00). Where the proposed
expenditure is in excess of one hundred dollars ($100.00), the
additional approval of the Executive Board shall also be
Limitations. At no time may the Treasurer or any
other member of the Club borrow, pledge, loan out, or
speculate with Club funds. The Treasurer or member so doing
shall be held personally responsible. Exception: Monies paid
to courses as deposits for future tournaments shall be part of
the normal operation of this club and not subject to this
Specific rules and procedures governing
tournaments are spelled out in the Foon Hay Policies &
Amendments to these By-Laws may be made at any
regular or special meeting called for that purpose, by a
two-thirds (2/3) vote of the membership present provided that
due notice of such proposed amendment shall have been mailed
or posted to the club web site at least ten (10) days before
such meeting. Such vote may also be conducted using electronic
means following posting of proposed amendments on the club
Amended by vote of the membership on 8/31/15.