East Texas Model Railroad Club (ETMRC)
HO and N Scale Model Railroading in Commerce, Texas
|ETMRC||1512 Pecan Street, Commerce, Texas||(903) 217-5844||28 Jan 2018|
SECTION 1. The principle office shall be in the CITY OF COMMERCE, COUNTY OF HUNT, STATE OF TEXAS and the name of the resident agent in charge thereof is PRESIDENT OF THE CLUB, 1512 PECAN STREET, COMMERCE, Tx 75428. The mailing address will be that of the Treasurer,
SECTION 1. The authority for the within By-Laws is derived from the Constitution of the ETMRC under Article VI entitled By-Laws and further by the statutes of the state of Texas.
SECTION 2. The purpose of the By-Laws is:
To set down rules which are to be followed in regulating the general affairs of the Corporation;
To advise the rights, duties and powers of the membership and officers in relation to the Corporation and among themselves; and
To make legal provisions for a ballot on any matter which in the judgment of the membership may be necessary and proper,
SECTION 1. A regular Business meeting shall be held once a month at 9:00 A.M. The place of the meeting shall be at the club house, named "The Junction." The date of the Business Meeting shall be set at the previous month's meeting and published in the newsletter.
SECTION 2. Special meetings for the membership may be held as decided by the officers.
SECTION 3. Meetings will be held at the "The Junction." In the event a clubhouse is not available, meetings will be held at member's homes in a round robin approach until such time as a permanent meeting place is acquired. The date of the meeting shall be at the selection of the member hosting the meeting.
SECTION 4. The order of business at each meeting of the membership shall be as follows:
SECTION 1. At the meeting in March of each year, nominations for officers for the coming one-year period will be made from the floor
SECTION 2. At the meeting in April, each member present will prepare a written ballot, make their choice and present the folded ballot to the Secretary.
SECTION 3. The presiding officers will count the votes and announce the results.
SECTION 4. Voting on any other matters coming before the membership shall be handled by voice vote. However, any member can request a secret ballot on any matter coming before the membership
SECTION 1. The President shall perform the usual duties of such Officer and shall preside at all meetings.
SECTION 2. The Vice-President shall aid and assist the President in any way possible and shall act as President when the President is absent. The Treasurer shall conduct business if the President and Vice-President are unavailable. The Secretary shall conduct business if the President, Vice-President, and Treasurer are unavailable.
SECTION 3. The duties of the Secretary shall be as follows:
SECTION 4. The duties of the Treasurer shall be as follows:
SECTION 4. The duties of the Metroplex Council Representative as follows:
SECTION 5. The duties of the Board of Directors shall be as noted in the ETMRC constitution.
SECTION l. Committees may be appointed by the President as required for the particular tasks that may arise. The duties of the respective person or persons under this article shall be determined by the Officers of the Corporation.
SECTION 1. The above By-Laws may be changed as provided by the Article VI, Section 2, of the ETMRC Constitution. However, the amendment of the By-Laws must be:
SECTION 1. All personal equipment shall be marked with the color code selected by the member when they joined ETMRC. All equipment left at The Junction not marked shall become the property of ETMRC. The ETMRC colors are Black/Black.