ARTICLE III - MEMBERSHIP DUES, VOTING, QUORUM
1. Membership shall be limited to:
a. The corporate units owning, operating, or otherwise
representing the condominium and cooperative apartment buildings,
the rental apartment buildings, the hotels and apartment hotel(s) on
the eastern side of Galt Ocean Drive extending from Oakland Park
Boulevard northward to Palm Drive on Route A1A, and
b. The four
cooperative apartment buildings comprising the Coral Ridge Towers.
2. Each corporate unit member of the Galt Mile Community
Association, Inc. shall be entitled to have five (5) delegates as
representatives to the Association, one of whom shall be the
President of the corporate unit or his designee.
3. Membership dues shall be determined by the membership and be
paid annually on November 1st. In the event of unusual
circumstances, assessments may be levied by unanimous vote of the
members at a special meeting called for the purpose.
4. Members shall vote as a single unit, each member casting one
5. A quorum at any regular or special meeting shall consist of
members entitled to cast a majority of the votes of the entire
ARTICLE IV - EXECUTIVE BOARD
1. Nominations of candidates for election to the Executive Board
shall be made from the floor at the regular meeting in October. Only
Delegates of Record representing the member units shall be eligible
for nomination. A member of the Board cannot be a candidate for
re-election should he no longer be a Delegate of Record when
nominations are in progress.
2. Elections to the Executive Board shall be held at the reguler
meeting in November. The Board shall consist of seven persons. They
shall be elected by plurality of the votes cast, each member unit
casting one ballot.
3. At the first election, the four (4) persons receiving the
highest number of votes shall serve for two years and the other
three shall serve for one year. Thereafter members of the Executive
Board shall be elected for a term of two years.
4. It shall be the responsibility of the Executive Board to carry
out and implement the policies as determined by the Membership and
to direct the day to day operations of the Association.
5. Any one or more of the members of the Executive Board may be
removed, either with or without cause, at any time by a two-thirds
vote of the entire membership at a special meeting called for the
6. Vacancies shall be filled by a majority vote of the Executive
Board for the unexpired term.
ARTICLE V - OFFICERS - DUTIES
1. The Executive Board shall elect, within ten days following its
election, a President, a Vice President, a Secretary, and a
2. a. The President shall be the chief executive officer of the
Association. He shall have all of the powers and duties which are
usually vested in the office of President of an Association,
including the power to appoint committees as he may deem necessary.
b. The Vice President shall, in the absense of the President,
exercise the powers and perform the duties of the President.
The Secretary shall keep the minutes of all proceedings, and shall
attend to the serving of all notices to the Board and members. The
Secretary shall heve custody of the seal of the Association and
affix same to instruments requiring a seal when duly signed; shall
keep the records of the Association, and shall perform all other
duties incident to the office of Secretary of an Association.
The Treasurer shall have custody of all of the property of the
Association, including funds, securities, and evidences of
indebtedness; shall keep the books of the Association in accordance
with good accounting practices; and shall perform all other duties
incident to the office of the Treasurer. All checks shall be signed
by the Treasurer and one other officer. In the absense of the
Treasurer, any two officers may sign.
ARTICLE VI - REGULAR AND SPECIAL MEETINGS OF
1. Regular members' meetings for the purpose of transacting any
business authorized to be transacted by the members, shall be held
on the fourth Thursday of the month at 7:30 in the evening,
commencing with the meeting in the month of September and
terminating with the meeting in the month of May. There shall be no
regular meetings in the months of June, July, and August. If the day
of the meeting should fall on a holiday, then the meeting shall be
held at the same time on the following Thursday.
2. Special members' meetings shall be held whenever called by the
President of by a majority of the members of the Executive Board,
and must be called by the President upon receipt of a written
request from a majority of the members of the Association within
seven (7) days after receipt of such request.
3. Notice of all members' meetings, regular or special, shall be
given by the Secretary to each delegate, such notice to be written
or printed and to state the place, the time and in the event of a
special meeting, the purpose for which the meeting is called. Such
notice shall be given to each member not less than seven (7) days
prior to the date set for each meeting. If any members' meeting
cannot be organized because a quorum has not attended (see Article
III, section 5) the members who are present may adjourn the meeting
until such time as a quorum, or the required percentage of
attendance if greater than a quorum, should be necessary.
ARTICLE VII - PARLIAMENTARY RULES
Robert's Rules of Order shall govern the conduct of Association
proceedings when not in conflict with the Articles of Incorporation
and these Bylaws or with the Statutes of the State of Florida.
ARTICLE VIII - ADVISORY BOARD
1. Advisory Board is created to consist of active delegates from
each member building. The goal of the Advisory Board is to have
active delegates from the member buildings.
2. Powers of the Advisory Board: members of the Advisory Board
may attend all meetings of the Executive Board. They may participate
in all discussions of the Executive Board and shall be entitled to
present and vote on all motions, except those contained in Article
ARTICLE IX - AMENDMENTS TO BYLAWS
Amendments to these Bylaws shall be proposed and adopted in the
1. Amendments to these Bylaws may be proposed by the Executive
Board acting upon vote of the majority of its members, or by a
majority of all the members of the Association whether meeting as
members or by instrument in writing signed by them.
2. Upon any amendment(s) to these Bylaws proposed by the
Executive Board or by the members of the Association, such proposed
amendment(s) shall be transmitted to the President, who shall submit
them at the next regular meeting for reading and discussion. Voting
by the members on the proposed amendment(s) shall not take place
until the following meeting.
3. In order for such amendment(s) to become effective, the same
must be approved by an affirmative of vote two-thirds of all the
members of the Association. Thereupon such amendments shall be
transcribed and certified by the President and the Secretary.
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