The Bellevue Terrace Neighborhood Association was formed, by our neighbors
and for our neighbors
, for the purpose described in Article 2
of our bylaws.
It is a volunteer organization consisting of those neighbors who wish to preserve & improve the high quality of living in our neighborhood.
Anyone can become a member if they reside, own property or operate a business in the neighborhood. There is no cost to become a member which makes it affordable to all. There are no mandantory dues required.
Our funding consists of special grants from various governmental agencies, when available and voluntary 'pass the hat' contibutions from our members at the meetings.
We welcome (and need) comments, ideas & suggestions
about our neighborhood from all our neighbors.
Our forming of the association and the input we received helped to 'force
' the completion of the Berm Project to prevent further flooding of our neighborhood and we are now working on getting the Park area completed and solving the traffic problems.
Have questions? email Mickey
BELLEVUE TERRACE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION BYLAWS
§ ARTICLE 1: Name & Boundaries
The organization is called Bellevue Terrace Neighborhood Association. (Hereafter referred to as the "association") The boundaries of the neighborhood are Bahia Vista St. on the South, Brink Ave. on the West, Lockwood Ridge on the East, and Novus Ct. on the North, with the addition of Colt Lane and Wood Lane east of Lockwood Ridge Road. (Hereafter referred to as the "neighborhood.")
§ ARTICLE 2: The purpose of the association
§ ARTICLE 3: Powers of the Association
- Foster the improvement and preservation of the neighborhood and a high quality-of-life for all residents.
- Educate members about the decisions and decision-making processes of local government.
- Encourage member involvement in issues that affect the neighborhood.
- Work with other associations, groups and individuals to improve the city and quality-of-life of all city residents
To further the purposes described above, the association may make and execute contracts and engage in fundraising activities.
§ ARTICLE 4: General Membership
The general membership in the association consists of all persons who reside, own property or operate a business in the neighborhood.
§ ARTICLE 5: Meetings of the General Membership
Members meetings will be held on the 2nd Tuesday in January, March, May, September and November or at other such times as determined by at least ten (10) general members or board of directors. There will be no General Membership meetings scheduled in February, April, June, July, August, October and December. The annual members meeting will be held on the 2nd Tuesday in
November. All meetings will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will be held at a place designated by the board of directors. The president, vice-president or their appointee will run all members meetings according to Robert's Rules of Order.
§ ARTICLE 6: Officers/Board of Directors of the Association
At least five (5) and as many as seven (7) officers serve as the board of directors: a president, vice-president, secretary/treasurer and up to three (3) additional directors. During the year, the president may appoint directors to fill vacant board positions. The appointment must be approved by a majority vote of a quorum of the board.
§ ARTICLE 7: Meetings and Board of Directors
Board meetings are typically held prior to each member meeting A board meeting must have a quorum of not less than four (4) members of the seven (7) member board. Members are invited to attend all board meetings, although they may not participate in the proceedings unless and until invited by the board. All board decisions or actions will be discussed and voted upon at a regular board meeting, all board meetings will be run according to Robert's Rules of Order, and a majority vote will prevail.
§ ARTICLE 8: Committees
The board of directors can create committees and appoint committee members. A committee chairperson may be either a director or a general member.
§ ARTICLE 9: Financial
The association is non-profit and may be incorporated as a non-profit organization, if so desired.
§ ARTICLE 10: Amending the Bylaws
Amendments to these bylaws must be voted on at the annual members meeting. To be adopted, a majority of the member's present mush approve an amendment.