#03: Board meeting quorum issues

Taral 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:
> Strike:
> 	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
> 	required.

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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