Bylaws

Bylaws

Section 42 – Audit Committee

AUDIT COMMITTEE: The Audit Committee shall be composed of three (3) to five (5) 42.4A  The President shall consider the qualifications of those desiring to serve on the                               Audit Committee prior to appointing them.  However, the past Treasurer shall not  serve on the Audit Committee. 42.4A(i)  If there is no one qualified to serve on the Audit Committee, the BOD  shall initiate and outside audit for each year of the Treasurer’s term. 42.4A(ii)  No BOD’s or immediate family…

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Section 42 – Committees – Standing

42.1     All committees, both standing and provisional, shall be required to have all of their meetings public and in a public club location.  All committee meeting dates shall be posted on the bulletin board or in the BOD minutes at least (1) week prior to the meeting date.  No committee meetings, with the exception of the Audit committee, will meet from the cessation of the last year’s meeting until two (2) weeks prior to the first meeting of the next…

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Section 33 – 41 Duties and Responsibilities of Officers

33.1     President – In addition to specific duties outlined in these by-laws, the President shall be the principal executive officer of the Club and shall, in general, supervise all of the business and affairs of the Club. He shall preside at all meetings of the members and of the BOD and shall be an ex-officio member of all committees.  The President shall sign all deeds, leases, mortgages, contracts, or other instruments which the BOD or voting membership have authorized to…

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Section 32 – Board of Directors (BOD)

32.1     Except as may otherwise be provided herein, the BOD shall have the general supervisory, regulatory, and administrative control of the Club and shall be responsible for obligating the Club for normal operating expenses which shall not exceed that amount allotted thereto by the approved budget or otherwise.  The business and affairs of the Club shall be managed by the BOD who shall derive their authority from the voting membership. 32.2     There shall be nine (9) directors on the BOD. …

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Section 31 – Closed Meetings

31.1     Closed meetings shall be allowed in the following cases: 31.1A  To avoid embarrassment to a particular member or to the Club itself – this shall include pleas before the BOD for the purpose of staying monies; 31.1B  To act on items which shall only concern the BOD itself – this shall include the appropriate voting or appointment for officers of the BOD; and 31.1C  To conduct affairs of the Club which require a closed meeting as determined by the…

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Section 30 – Special Meetings

30.1     A special meeting of the membership may be called: 30.1A  At the sole discretion of the President, but must be called; 30.1B  Upon request of five (5) or more members of the BOD; 30.1C  Upon written request of at least (l/4th) of the voting members.  An individual wishing to have a special meeting for a specific purpose can induce said special meeting, if and only if, he can convince all of the person(s) in any of the sub-items of…

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Section 29 – Meetings (Miscellaneous)

29.1     The voting members present shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at all membership meetings unless otherwise stated in these by-laws. 29.2     No voting member shall be allowed to vote by proxy at any membership meeting. 29.3     Robert’s Rules of Order, Revised 1915 shall govern the conduct of the meetings when it is not in conflict with the Articles of Incorporation, these by-laws, or the laws of the State of Missouri. 29.4     All BOD meetings, regular, semi-annual…

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Section 28 – Semi-Annual Meetings

28.1     There shall be two semi-annual meetings of the voting membership of this Club on: (1) The third Sunday in April each year, and (2) The third Sunday in September each year; both to be held at the Club site. 28.2     The semi-annual business meeting shall be held during the September semi-annual meeting.  The agenda shall include in the following order: (1)        The first order of new business at the September semi-annual meeting is to have the current President call…

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Section 27 – Regular Meetings

27.1     The BOD by resolution shall set the time and place of its regular meetings, however, the BOD may by resolution at any regular meeting or if a notice is mailed or furnished 10 days in advance to all members, change the time and place of any regular meeting.  All meetings must be held within 100 miles (by air) of the Club site.

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Forty Acre Club

Email:facmous@fortyacreclub.com
Telephone: (636) 629-0050
104 Ridge Acres Loop Rd.
Lonedell, Missouri 63060United States

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The Forty Acre Club, nicknamed “America’s Gateway Family Nudist Club” for its proximity to the famous Gateway Arch, is a friendly club for couples and families located on 80 acres of Missouri woodlands approximately 45 miles southwest of St. Louis