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Proposals to be Considered in November

Current:

Article III, Section 6. Duties and Powers of Officers

President

The President shall:

  • Sign and make all contracts and agreements in the name of the Association.
  • Sign all notes, drafts or bills of exchange, warrants or other orders for the payment of money duly drawn by the Treasurer.
  • Enforce these by-laws
  • Perform all the duties incidental to the position and office as found in the parliamentary authority and required by law.

The Vice President shall:

  • During the absence or inability of the President to perform his/her duties, the Vice-President shall have all the powers and responsibilities hereby given to or imposed upon the President.

Recording Secretary shall:

  • Keep the minutes of all meetings of the Association and the Board,
  • Be the custodian of the records,
  • Keep the member ledger
  • Give or serve notice of the Association.

The Corresponding Secretary shall:

  • The Corresponding shall present to the Board all communications addressed to him/her by the President of any officer of the Association member. He/she shall attend at all correspondence he/she is instructed to follow.

The Treasure shall:

  • Have the care and custody of and be responsible for the funds and securities of the Association and
  • Deposit all such funds in the name of the Association in such financial institutions as the Board may designate.
  • Sign, make and endorse in the name of he Association all checks, drafts, drafts, warrants, and orders for the payment of money and pay out and dispose of same and receipt thereof under the direction of the President and the Board.
  • Keep the books of accounts,
  • Render a statement of the conditions of finance of the Association at each meeting and at such
    other times as shall be required or requested,
  • Annually present in writing the members of the Association a statement of all financial transactions of the Association.
  • Sign all notes, drafts or bills of exchange, warrants or other orders for payment on money duly drawn by the Treasurer.

Proposal 1:

Amend Article III, Section 6 (to the end of the existing text add the following):

Moderator:

  • The moderator shall query members and the community for agenda items.
  • The moderator shall set the agenda after consultation with the Board.
  • The moderator shall distribute the agenda to the members.
  • The moderator shall facilitate the regular meetings of the members, as defined in Article IV,

Section 1.

In the absence of the moderator at the meeting, the president shall fill the roles of the moderator.

In the absence of both the president and the moderator, any available board member shall fill these roles.

Proposal 2:

Amend Article III, Section 6 (to the end of the existing text add the following):

Development Coordinator:

  • The development coordinator shall regularly provide the board with available grants.
  • The development coordinator shall create and keep a language bank available for grant applications.
  • The development coordinator shall assure that all grants received by the organization are fulfilled and grant reports submitted pursuant to the parameters of said grant.
  • The development coordinator may chair a development committee, to achieve the above duties.

Current:

Article III, Section 1, Officers

The officers of the Association shall be as follows:

  • President
  • Vice-President
  • Secretary, Recording,
  • Secretary, Corresponding,
  • Treasurer

Proposed:

Amend Article III, Section I, Officers:

The officers of the Association shall be as follows:

  •  President
  • Vice-President
  • Secretary, Recording,
  • Secretary, Corresponding,
  • Treasurer
  • Moderator
  • Development Coordinator

Current:

Article VI

Amendments

Article VI, Section 1. How Amended

These by-laws may be amended by an affirmative vote of 2/3 of the members present at a
meeting at which the amendments are proposed, providing that prior meeting notice
requirements have been completed.
Written notice shall have been sent to each member of record which notice shall have stated the
amendments proposed to be made to the by-laws. Only such amendments as have been specified
in the notice shall be acted upon.

Proposed:

Article VI

Amendments

Article VI, Section 1. How Amended

Bylaws may be amended provided the proposed bylaws amendments meet the following procedure.
Any bylaw amendment may be presented at a regular meeting. It will require a motion, a second
and a vote at same meeting the motion is made. A simple majority allows the proposed
amendment to move forward.

This approved proposed bylaw amendment shall be submitted by the corresponding secretary or
duly appointed officer of HRH, Inc in case there is no corresponding secretary to the US Post
Office for mailing to the general membership no less than 20 days prior to the following general
membership meeting.

At the following general membership meeting the agenda (under old business) will provide time
for the proposed bylaw change vote.

The bylaws will be amended provided the motion receives 2/3 majority of the eligible voting
members present. The change will be effective immediately.

Current:

Article VIII, Section 1. Composition of Board

A Board of Directors (hereafter known as the Board) shall be established consisting of the five
executive officers (president, vice-president, treasurer, recording secretary) and corresponding
secretary and three (3) “at large” members of the general membership.

Proposed:

Amend Article VIII, Section 1. Composition of Board

A Board of Directors (hereafter known as the Board) shall be established consisting of the seven executive officers (president, vice-president, treasurer, recording secretary, corresponding secretary, moderator, and development coordinator) and three (3) “at large” members of the general membership.

Current:

Article III, Section 2, Nominations

Candidates for each office shall be nominated by a nominating committee or from the floor at the annual election meeting.

Note: Election procedures will be discussed at the November Meeting

Proposed Bylaw Amendments

Below are the proposed amendments to the bylaws discussed at October’s meeting (the bylaws can be found under the resources section):

PROPOSED:

Pursuant to Article VI of the Hollins Roundhouse Neighborhood Association bylaws, which says as follows:

Article VI
Amendments
Article VI, Section 1. How Amended
These by-laws may be amended by an affirmative vote of 2/3 of the members present at a meeting at which the amendments are proposed, providing that prior meeting notice requirements have been completed.
Written notice shall have been sent to each member of record which notice shall have stated the amendments proposed to be made to the by-laws. Only such amendments as have been specified in the notice shall be acted upon.

I hereby propose an amendment to Article III, Section 6, at the end of the existing text adding the following:

Moderator:
The moderator shall query members and the community for agenda items.
The moderator shall set the agenda after consultation with the Board.
The moderator shall distribute the agenda to the members.
The moderator shall facilitate the regular meetings of the members, as defined in Article IV, Section 1.
In the absence of the moderator at the meeting, the president shall fill the roles of the moderator. In the absence of both the president and the moderator, any available board member shall fill these roles.

Development Coordinator:
The development coordinator shall regularly provide the board with available grants.
The development coordinator shall create and keep a language bank available for grant applications.
The development coordinator shall assure that all grants received by the organization are fulfilled and grant reports submitted pursuant to the parameters of said grant.
The development coordinator may chair a development committee, to achieve the above duties.

I hereby propose an amendment to Article III, Section I, Officers:
The officers of the Association shall be as follows:

President
Vice-President
Secretary, Recording,
Secretary, Corresponding,
Treasurer
Moderator
Development Coordinator

I hereby propose an amendment to Article VIII, Section 1. Composition of Board
A Board of Directors (hereafter known as the Board) shall be established consisting of the seven executive officers (president, vice-president, treasurer, recording secretary, corresponding secretary, moderator, and development coordinator) and three (3) “at large” members of the general membership.

Back to School and Hollins Hoops Tournament

Hollins Roundhouse Back to school Poster Hollins Hoops Basketball Flyer

Here is the schedule of events for the week before the Festival.

Looking forward to seeing everyone there!

AUGUST is full of Fun and opportunities in Hollins Market

Tuesday 8/19 7pm – Poe Homes Block Party – Fremont St.

Tuesday 8/19 7pm – Healthy Relationships discussion, this is going to be an amazing event for our community.  Event will be at Claypots (1635 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore MD 21223

Thursday 8/21 5-8pm Foreclosure Workshop – Urban Business Center – This is a wonderful event that will have pro bono attorneys available to assist residents with their foreclosure issues.

Thursday 8/21 2-5pm BBQ at James McHenry Recreation Center. Located at 911 Hollins Street.

Friday 8/22 – Volunteers needed in the evening for set up from 5-7pm

Saturday 8/23- 12-5pm BACK TO SCHOOL Festival on 1100 Hollins Street and James McHenry School

Saturday 8/23- Hollins Hoops 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament (free)  Registration Starts at Noon and Tournment at 1:30pm.

July Neighborhood Meeting Agenda

Here’s the agenda for this month’s meeting at 7pm, Monday 7/14/14 at 1115 Hollins Street:

Agenda: 

1.  Officer Milburn – Police Report

2.  Cailin Benson – Council President Jack Young’s Office

3.  Amber Collins – Retrofit Baltimore

4.  Daniel Atzmon – Mayor’s Office on Criminal Justice

5.  Kirstin Ramsay – Fall Festival

6.  Cassandra Kapsos – Mosquito Research Project

7. Cassandra Kapsos – We Are Sowebo

8.  Pot Luck Supper – August 23rd

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July Board Meeting

 

The Hollins Roundhouse Association Board of Directors will meet at the Black Cherry Puppet Theater on Monday, July 7th at 7pm.

Directors will discuss July General Meeting agenda, and any issues raised by community members.

For more information, contact President Jane Buccheri at hollinsroundhouse@gmail.com