The Villages Classic Automobile Club
Bylaws

ARTICLE I - NAME AND PURPOSE
Section 1. The name of this organization shall be The Villages Classic Automobile Club.
For simplification purposes, it shall be herein referred to as the Club.

Section 2. The purpose of the Club shall be to provide activities for its members, the opportunity to promote antique and classic automobiles and to provide mutual enjoyment for its members.

ARTICLE II - EXECUTIVE BOARD
Section 1. The Executive Board shall consist of the four (4) Officers and three (3) elected Directors. The immediate Past President shall be an ex-officio non-voting member.

Section 2. The Executive Board shall have the power to proceed in any manner, consistent within our by-laws, that serves the stated interests of the Club. The decision of a majority of the Executive Board on any question shall be binding until the next regular or special meeting of the Club, when such decisions may be nullified or amended, as provided for hereinafter.

ARTICLE III - OFFICERS
Section 1. The elected officers of the Club shall be a President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer and three (3) Directors.
Section 2. The officers of this Club shall be elected by secret ballot at the Annual Meeting for the office which is up for election.
ARTICLE IV - DUTIES OF OFFICERS

Section 1. President shall: Section 2. Vice President shall: Section 3. Secretary shall: Section 4. Treasurer shall: Section 5. The Directors:
ARTICLE V - MEMBERS

Section 1. Members must be a resident or a spouse, domestic partner of a resident of the community known as "The Villages, Florida". Non-Village residents who do not meet the above requirement may not be a member of this club.

Section 2. Upon receipt of properly executed application, new members shall be accepted or rejected by the Executive Board upon recommendation of the Membership Committee.

Section 3. Dues - The amount of annual dues shall be fixed by the Executive Board from time to time at its discretion. All payments of dues shall be made to the Treasurer in person or by mail no later than the first day of February to be held in good standing within the Club. Dues for a single or household membership, resident, spouse or domestic partner paid after July 1st of each year will be reduced by 50% for the balance of the year. All dues paid by check must be made payable to "Villages Classic Automobile Club"

Section 4. Termination of membership - The membership of any club member may be terminated only by unanimous vote of the Executive Board for conduct unbecoming a member or other cause, upon a written recommendation of the Membership Committee. The member in question shall be granted full opportunity to hear and to reply to the charges or reasons for such action prior to a vote by the Executive Board. Any member whose dues are more than 30 days in arrears shall be dropped from the Club's membership roll.

Section 5. Resignation of Membership - Any member may resign by tendering his resignation in writing to the Executive Board. Such resignation of membership does not entitle the member to any refund of dues paid.

Section 6. The members of this club shall not be entitled to any individual or collective interest, participation, share, right and/or property right in and to the assets of the Club; but such assets shall be the indivisible property of the Club thereof; no dividends, pecuniary profits, stock dividends or payments of like manner shall ever be declared or paid to the members of this Club.

ARTICLE VI - MEETING OF THE MEMBERS

Section 1. Club members shall hold no less than one meeting annually for the election of officers and the transaction of the business of the Club and monthly meetings as practicable. Special meetings may be called by the President or upon signed request of three members of the Executive Board or 20% of the general membership. Notice by general membership requesting a special meeting must be in writing and signed by appropriate members. At least two weeks written notice with reason/purpose must be given to all members prior to meeting date.

Section 2. For purposes of conducting business at regular or special meetings of the Club, 20% of the clubs membership shall constitute a quorum. A vote of a majority of such quorum shall be sufficient to approve, nullify or amend Executive Board decisions, to elect officers, and to deal with such other items of business as may come before such meeting

ARTICLE VII - Standing Committees

Section 1. The Executive Board may create Standing Committees as needed. The responsibilities of each committee shall be assigned by the Executive Committee.

ARTICLE VIII - Amendments or Additions to By-laws

Section 1. The By-laws committee shall meet prior to the Annual Meeting to recommend changes to the by-laws if appropriate at each scheduled Annual Meeting.

ARTICLE IX - Dissolution of Club

Section 1. If at any time the Club should be dissolved, any outstanding obligations shall be paid and any remaining funds or assets shall be distributed to a charity selected by the remaining members. For this purpose, the same 20% quorum will apply with a majority vote of qualified members present.

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