#03: Board meeting quorum issues
taral at taral.net
Sat May 31 06:37:10 UTC 2003
On Fri, May 30, 2003 at 08:38:00PM -0400, Jimmy Kaplowitz wrote:
> The presence of not less than two-thirds of the board members shall
> constitute a quorum and shall be necessary to conduct the business of
> this organization, but a lesser number may adjourn the meeting for a
> period of not more than two weeks from the date scheduled by these
> by-laws and the Secretary shall cause a notice of this scheduled meeting
> to be sent to all those members who were not present at the meeting
> originally called. A quorum as hereinbefore set forth shall be required
> at any adjourned meeting.
> Replace with:
> There shall be no quorum requirement for a meeting to take place.
> However, no individual vote taken by the board may be binding without
> the participation of at least half the board members. If two-thirds of
> the board members participate, then a simple majority shall be required
> for passage, unless the item being voted on sets a higher requirement.
> If fewer than two-thirds of the board members participate, then
> unanimous approval of the members present with no abstentions shall be
Well, it has this interesting cusp effect where one more person can
reduce the required number of votes, but it's something. My vote is FOR.
Taral <taral at taral.net>
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