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JUDY DRIVE CIVIC ASSOCIATION BY-LAW

 

By-Laws Amended 8/05/07

 

 

 

ORDER OF ARTICLES

 

Article I Name

Article II Objectives

Article III Eligibility

Article IV Nomination and Election of Officers of the Association

Article V Election of Officers of the Association

Article VI Duties of the Officers of the Association

Article VII Meetings

Article VIII Fees and Dues

Article IX Amendments

 

 

 

 

 

ARTICLE I

 

NAME

 

This organization shall be known as the Judy Drive Civic Association, Inc a non-profit organization incorporated and existing under the laws of the State of Louisiana.

 

ARTICLE II

 

OBJECTIVES

 

The objective of this association shall be:

 

Section 1:  To implement through joint efforts of all owners of single family dwellings on Judy Drive, St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, an exemplary community which will combine change with tradition and beauty and functional advancement, while preserving the natural beauty and serenity of our neighborhood.

 

Section 2:  To achieve a high quality of life for those residing on Judy Drive through joint effort.

 

Section 3:  To foster and maintain, through joint effort, the beautification of individual property, community property, the safety and security of homeowners, children and property; effective traffic safety measures to protect pedestrians, vehicle users of public roadways and personal property  adjacent to such roadways.

 

Section 4:  To foster effective measures to improve common services including fire protection and garbage collection, and the improvement of the furnishing of water, gas, telephone, electricity service, cable service and police protection .

 

Section 5: To foster and maintain effective lines of communication with local community leaders and elected officials within the State and Parish.

 

ARTICLE III

ELIGIBILITY

 

Any resident or property owner on Judy Drive is eligible for membership in the Association.

 

ARTICIAL IV

 

NOMINATION AND ELECTION OF OFFICERS OF THE ASSOCIATION

 

Section 1:  The term of office shall be one year commencing on January 1st.

 

Section 2: Officers positions are on a voluntary basis.

 

ARTICLE V

 

OFFICERS OF THE ASSOCIATION

 

The officers of the Association shall consist of a: President, Vice-President, and a Secretary and any other offices deemed by a vote of the association.

 

 

ARTICLE VI

 

DUTIES OF THE OFFICERS OF THE ASSOCIATION

 

Section 1:  The President shall be the chief executive officer and the official spokesperson of the Association and shall have general supervision of the affairs of the Association.  The President shall preside at all meetings the General Membership Meetings of the Association.  The President shall see that orders and resolutions of the Leaders are carried out.  The President and Secretary/Treasurer shall sign all notes and checks and all other written instruments.

 

Section 2:  In absence or inability of the President the Vice President will assume the duties listed in Section 2.

 

Section 3: The Secretary

 

  • Shall record votes and keep documentation on preceedings of all meetings of the Association.
  • Shall maintain an active roster of all members of the Association.
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ARTICLE VII

 

MEETINGS

 

Section 1:   The regular meetings of the Association shall be for the purpose of receiving reports from the officers and any special activities.   Meetings shall be held quarterly, and scheduled at the preceeding meeting.

 

 

ARTICLE VIII

 

FEES AND DUES

 

Section 1:  Fees or Dues will only be collected when the Association expense arise.

 

ARTICLE IX

 

AMENDMENTS

 

Section 1:  These By-Laws may be amended at any special meeting of the Association.  Notice of change shall be made available to the members one week in advance of the meeting.  A two-thirds majority of the voting members present at this meeting is required to amend the By-Laws.

President: Karen Brown
Co-Vice President: Brandi Landwehr
Co-Vice President: Cecile Jenevein
Secretary: Donna Nichols
Co-Treasurer:  Lisa Perry
Co-Treasuer:  Danielle Perry
Social Coordinator: Peggy Messina