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LCOC By-Laws - Article III

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Article III

Meetings

Section 1: Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of the corporation, in compliance with state law, shall be held during

June of each year. The time and place shall be fixed by the governing body and notice,

thereof, mailed to each member at least 10 days before said meeting.

Section 2: Additional Meetings (general membership, board, and committee

meetings)

The president or chairman of the board may call general meetings of the chamber at any

time, or upon petition in writing by 25% of members in good standing.

(a) Notice of special meetings shall be mailed to each member at least 5 days prior

to such meetings.

(b) Board meetings may be called by the president/chairman of the board or by the

officers/board of directors upon written application of 3 members of the governing

body. Notice including the purpose of the meetings shall be given to each

member of the governing body at least 1 day prior to said meeting.

(c) Committee meetings may be called at any time by the president/chairman of the

board, respective department vice president/chairmen, or by the committee’s

president/chairman.

Section 3: Quorums

At any duly called general meeting of the chamber, 51% of members shall constitute a

quorum; at a governing board meeting, a majority of officers/directors present shall

constitute a quorum; at committee meetings, a majority shall constitute a quorum except

when a committee consists of more than 9 members. In that case, 5 shall constitute a

quorum.

Section 4: Notices, Agendas, and Minutes

Written notice of all chamber meetings must be given at least 7 days in advance unless

otherwise stated. An advance agenda and minutes must be prepared for all meetings. A

detailed outline for preparation of both shall be a part of this organization’s procedures

manual.