Club Alcohol and Safety Policy
In an effort to ensure the safety and enjoyment of our Club members at all of our events, each Club member who participates in a Club activity does so at their own discretion and risk. It is expected that all Club members and their guests will act responsibly in their consumption of alcohol and will either assign a designated driver or make other transportation arrangements when needed. Redding Neighbors & Newcomers, Inc. will not be held liable for any injuries which may occur as a result of intoxication and each Club member and guest expressly holds Redding Neighbors & Newcomers, Inc. harmless and shall indemnify same from all damages, claims, expenses, of any nature caused as a result of acts by said Club member or guest.
ARTICLE ONE - ORGANIZATION
The name of this organization shall be Redding Neighbors & Newcomers.
ARTICLE TWO - PURPOSE
The purpose of this organization is to provide the residents of Redding and the surrounding area an opportunity to socialize, meet new people, and become a more active part of the Redding community through social activities, interest groups, special events and community service opportunities.
ARTICLE THREE - MEMBERSHIP
Membership is open to any resident of Redding or the surrounding area who is over 18 years of age. Membership includes immediate family members.
ARTICLE FOUR - MEETINGS
ARTICLE FIVE – ORDER OF BUSINESS
The Order of Business may be suspended at any meeting by a majority vote for that meeting and it may be amended or rescinded by a 2/3 vote without previous notice.
ARTICLE SIX – BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The business of this organization shall be managed by a Board of Directors consisting of the elected officers, the chairmen of the standing committees and the Immediate Past President.
ARTICLE SEVEN – OFFICERS
The officers of this organization shall be:
ARTICLE EIGHT – DUTIES OF OFFICERS
Section A. President
Section B. Vice President of Interest Groups
Section C. Vice President of Special Events
Section D. Vice President of Membership
Section E. Vice President of Communications
Section F. Secretary
Section G. Treasurer
ARTICLE NINE – COMMITTEES
Section B. Standing Committees
The Standing Committees shall be as follows:
The chairmen of the standing committees may at their discretion choose as many coordinators as they may need to fulfill the duties of the position. The position of Immediate Past President is a non-voting position.
Section C. Special Committees
The Special Committees shall be as follows:
ARTICLE TEN – NOMINATION AND ELECTION OF OFFICERS
Section A. Nominations
Section B. Elections
Section C. Term of Office
ARTICLE ELEVEN – FINANCE
Section A. Fiscal Year
Section B. Dues
For the Membership Year of September 1st – August 31st , yearly dues of thirty-five dollars ($45.00) are payable by September 1st. New families joining between March 1st and August 31st may pay $22.50. Notice of dues will be published in the July/August Newsletter.
Section C. Finance
Section D. Audit Committee
Section E. Authority
The Treasurer or the President shall sign all checks; however, any check for the amount of $1500 (fifteen hundred dollars) or more will require the signatures of both the Treasurer and the President.
Section F. Final Disbursement
If this organization should be dissolved, its assets shall be distributed evenly between 3 (three) non-profit Social Service organizations in Redding.
ARTICLE TWELVE – AMENDMENTS
These By-laws may be amended, repealed or added to by an affirmative vote of no less than 2/3 of the board members at a board meeting.
The by-laws shall be reviewed at least every four years.
Roberts Rules of Order, Revised, shall govern in all cases to which they are applicable and in which they are inconsistent with the By-laws of the organization.
Revised and adopted at July 23, 2007 Board Meeting.