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By-Laws:

ARTICLE I

Name and Location

 

Section 1. The name of the corporation is Park City Pride Committee, Inc.

 

Section 2. The principal office of the corporation in the state of Kansas shall be in the city of Park City, county of Sedgwick.  The organization may have such other offices, either within or without the State of incorporation as the Board of Officers may designate or as the business of the organization may from time to time require.

 

ARTICLE II

Members

 

Section 1. Membership: Membership shall consist of community volunteers.

 

Section 2. Voting Rights: Each member in good standing shall be entitled to one vote on each matter submitted to a vote of the members.

 

Section 3. Transfer of Membership: Membership in this corporation is not transferable or assignable.

 

Section 4. Anti-discrimination: Park City Pride is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination on the basis of race, creed, age, sex, national origin, disability or other prohibited matters in all activities and conditions of membership.

 

ARTICLE III

Meeting of Members

 

Section 1. Monthly Meeting: Monthly meetings of the members shall be held at the principal office of the corporation on the second Saturday of each month, at 9 o’clock a.m. for the purpose of transacting such business as may come before the meeting. If the day fixed for the monthly meeting is a legal holiday in the State of Kansas, or if the members agree there is reason to change a meeting, the meeting shall be held on a date to be determined.

 

Section 2. Special meetings may be called by the Chairperson, and must be announced to all members prior to the meeting.

 

Section 3. Meetings shall begin with invocation and salute to the American flag.

 

ARTICLE IV

Officers

 

Section 1. Officers: The officers of the organization shall be a Chairperson, 1st Co-Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer, and Member at Large each of whom shall be elected by the members of the organization, with the exception of the 1st Co-Chairperson.  The position of 1st Co-Chairperson shall be filled by the immediate past Chairperson. Such other officers and assistant officers as may be deemed necessary may be elected or appointed by the Board of Officers.

 

Section 2. Elections: The Officers of the organization to be elected by the members of the organization shall be elected annually at the regular November monthly meeting with the newly elected officers assuming their respective offices at the January meeting. Each officer shall hold office until his/her successor has been duly elected and shall have qualified or until his/her death or until he/she shall resign.    

 

Section 3. Vacancies: A vacancy in any office because of death, resignation, disqualification or otherwise, may be filled by the Board of Officers for the unexpired portion of the term.

 

Section 4. Duties of Chairperson: The chairperson shall be the principal executive officer of the organization, and shall in general supervise and control all the business affairs of the organization. He/she shall, when present, preside at all meetings of the organization and of the officers in accordance with Roberts Rules of Order. His/her duties shall include appointing committees.

 

Section 5. Duties of 1st Co-Chairperson: In the absence of the chairperson as in the event of his death, inability, or refusal to act, the 1st co-chairperson shall perform the duties of the chairperson, and when so acting, shall have all of the authority, of and be subject to all the restrictions upon the chairperson.  The 1st Co-Chairperson shall perform other such duties as from time to time may be assigned to him by the chairperson. Additionally, 1st Co-Chairperson shall perform short-term duties of the secretary in their absence. 

 

Section 6. Duties of Secretary: The secretary shall keep the minutes of the committee and Board of Officers meetings in one or more books provided for that purpose, see that all notices are duly given in accordance with the provisions of these bylaws, be custodian of  the corporate records and keep a register of the post office address  of each committee member which shall be furnished to the  secretary by such committee member, and in general perform all  duties incident to the office of secretary and such other duties as  may be assigned to him or her by the chairperson.

 

Section 7. Duties of the Treasurer: If required by the organization, the treasurer shall give a bond for the faithful discharge of his/her duties in such sum and with such surety or sureties as the members shall determine.  He/she shall have charge and custody of and be responsible for all funds and securities of the organization, receive and give receipts for monies due and payable to the organization from any source whatsoever, and deposit all such monies in the name of the organization in the bank, trust company or other depository as shall be selected in accordance with these bylaws and in general perform all of the duties incident to the office of treasurer and such other duties as from time to time may be assigned to him/her by the chairperson.

 

Section 8. Duties of the Member at Large: The Member at Large shall assist the Treasurer and stands prepared to assume his/her duties if necessary.

 

Section 9. Removal from Office: Any officer who fails to attend three consecutive meetings without cause may be asked to resign and a new officer may be elected or appointed by the organization.

 

ARTICLE V 

Contracts, Checks, Deposits, and Gifts

 

Section 1. Contracts: The Board of Officers collectively may authorize any officer or officers, agent or agents, to enter into a contract or execute and deliver any instrument in the name of and on behalf of  the good of the Pride Corporation statement of purpose, to which the business and purpose of this corporation shall be to make the community of Park City, Kansas, a better place to live and work  through worthwhile projects.  Full knowledge of such contracts shall be made available to volunteer committee members prior to final agreements with voting privileges.

 

Section 2. Checks, Drafts, or Orders: All checks, drafts or orders for the payment of money, notes or other evidence of indebtedness incurred in the name of the organization shall be signed by such officer or officers, agent or agents of the organization and in such manner as shall from time to time be determined by resolution of the Board of Officers.  In the absence of such determination by the Board of Officers, such instruments shall be signed by the treasurer and countersigned by the chairperson or 1st co-chairperson of the organization.

 

Section 3. Deposits: All funds of the corporation shall be deposited from time to time to the credit of the corporation in such bank, trust company, or other depository as the Board of Officers may select.

 

Section 4. Gifts: The Board of Officers or its agents may accept on behalf of the corporation any contribution, gift, bequest or device for good and the statement of purpose intended for the Pride Corporation.

 

ARTICLE VI

Fiscal Year

 

Section 1. Fiscal Year: The fiscal year of the corporation shall begin on the 1st day of January at 12:00 a.m. and end on the last day of December at 11:59 p.m.

 

ARTICLE VII

Amendments

 

Section 1. These bylaws may be altered, amended or repealed and new bylaws may adopted by a vote of the members annual organization meeting or at any special organization meeting when the proposed amendment has been set out in the notice of such meeting.