GENERAL MEMBERSHIP NOTICE AND PROPOSED BYLAWS AMENDMENTS

FOLB GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING 2011

SEE PROPOSED BYLAWS AMENDMENTS BELOW.  CURRENT BYLAW IN RED.  PROPOSED BYLAW IN GREEN

TUESDAY JANUARY 25, 2011      7 PM

CARDINAL ROOM, LADY BIRD JOHNSON GOLF CLUB

GUEST SPEAKER:  ALAN WOOLEY, PGA, DIRECTOR OF GOLF

AGENDA:

CALL TO ORDER

READING OF MINUTES GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING MARCH 11, 2010

TREASURER’S REPORT

GUEST SPEAKER:

ALAN WOOLEY, PGA, DIRECTOR OF GOLF:  “PLANS FOR LADY BIRD, WITH TIME FOR QUESTIONS”

INTRODUCED BY GARY NEFFENDORF, CITY MANAGER

FOLB OVERVIEW: POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

OLD BUSINESS

FOLB FOUNDATION

RATIFY FOLB FOUNDATION BYLAWS

CONSIDER AMENDMENTS TO BYLAWS

FOLB

CONSIDER AMENDMENTS TO BYLAWS

ELECTION OF BOARD MEMBERS (4)

NOMINATED:  ANNA MARIE KLUBER, JIM DREWITZ, JOE KAMMLAH

NEW BUSINESS

PARTNERSHIP WITH LGA/MGA/SSMGA

DUES STRUCTURE ($5 FOR FOLB BAG TAG, THE REMAINDER INTO FOUNDATION)

SINGLE    $20

COUPLE  $30

IF MEMBER OF LGA/MGA/SSMGA    $10

FUTURE OF FOLB

ADVISORY/RECOMMENDATIONS/OVERSIGHT

ANNUAL REPORT TO CITY COUNCIL

VOLUNTEER WORK

FUND RAISING

FOCUS?

PROGRAMS

EQUIPMENT

EDUCATION

OTHER

OTHER BUSINESS

ADJOURNMENT

FOLB PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE BYLAWS:

FOLB FOUNDATION:

  1. Article III:  Board of Directors
    1. Section 3.1:  Number, Election, and Term:  The Board of Directors shall consist of 5 persons.    The term for each Director shall be 3 years.  A Director may serve for 3 successive terms.  The Directors shall be elected by the members at the annual general membership meeting.
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Proposed Amendment:

Section 3.1:  Number, Election, and Term:  The Board of Directors of FOLB will serve as the Board of Directors of FOLB Foundation.  At such time is determined by the Board of Directors, and ratified by the General Membership, the General Membership of FOLB FOUNDATION may elect a Board of Directors specific to FOLB FOUNDATION, which will then assume all the responsibilities and authority for operating FOLB FOUNDATION.

  1. Article IV:  Officers
    1. Section 4.1 Number, Election and Term.  The officers of the corporation shall be President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.  These officers shall be chosen by the Board of Directors.  The Board of Directors may elect such other officers with such titles and duties as it may determine are appropriate.  The term of office shall be two years.

Proposed amendment:

Section 4.1:  Number, Election, and Term.  The duly elected officers of FOLB will also serve as officers of FOLB Foundation.  These officers shall be President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.  The Board of Directors may elect such other officers with such titles and duties as it may determine are appropriate.  The term of office shall be two years.  At the time that FOLB FOUNDATION elects its own Board of Directors, these Directors shall elect the officers as set forth in the bylaws.

  1. Section 4.7 Treasurer.  The Treasurer shall have the custody of the corporate funds and securities, shall keep full and accurate accounts of receipts and disbursements in books belonging to the Corporation, shall deposit all moneys in the name and to the credit of the Corporation in such depositories as may be designated by the Board of Directors and shall perform such other duties as the Board of Directors may prescribe.  The Treasurer shall disburse the funds of the Corporation as may be ordered by the Board, taking proper vouchers for such disbursements and shall render to the President and Directors, at the regular meetings of the Board, or whenever they may require it, an account of all his transactions as treasurer and of the financial condition of the Corporation.
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PROPOSED AMENDMENT:

Section 4.7 Treasurer.  The Treasurer shall have the custody of the corporate funds and securities, shall keep full and accurate accounts of receipts and disbursements in books belonging to the Corporation, shall deposit all moneys in the name and to the credit of the Corporation in such depositories as may be designated by the Board of Directors and shall perform such other duties as the Board of Directors may prescribe.  The Treasurer shall disburse the funds of the Corporation as may be ordered by the Board, taking proper vouchers for such disbursements and shall render to the President and Directors, at the regular meetings of the Board, or whenever they may require it, an account of all his transactions as treasurer and of the financial condition of the Corporation.  Further, the Treasurer will maintain a general ledger and create financial statements as is required specific for FOLB FOUNDATION so that no monies, accounts, assets, or payables of FOLB FOUNDATION will become comingled with the monies, accounts, assets, or payables of FOLB, INC.

FOLB

  1. Article IV:  Board of Directors

Section 4.1:  Number, election, and term:   Number, Election, and Term:  The Board of Directors shall consist of at least 7 but no more than 10 persons.  Directors shall be elected each year at the annual meeting of the Active Members.  The term for each Director shall be 3 years.  One third of the Directors shall be elected each year.  A Director may serve for 3 successive terms.

Proposed amendment:

Section 4.1 Number, election, and term:  In addition to the Board of Directors elected by the General Membership, the President of each of the organized golf associations (Men’s Golf Association, Ladies Golf Association, and Super Seniors Men’s Golf Association) or his/her representative shall serve as a member of the Board of Directors with all the privileges and responsibilities of the other members of the Board of Directors including the right to vote.

  1. Section 4.9 Ex-officio Members.  The following persons shall be designated Ex-officio members of the Board of Directors:  Director of City Parks and Recreation, Head Golf Professional at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Golf course, Golf Course Superintendent, Director of the CVB, President of the Chamber of Commerce and the Presidents of Men’s Golf Association, Super Senior Men’s Golf Association, and the Ladies’ Golf Association.  Ex-officio members shall participate in all discussions and have access to all documents of the Board of Directors, but shall not vote, unless the person occupying the Ex-officio position is elected to the Board of Directors by the General Membership.
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Proposed Amendment:

Section 4.9:  Ex-Officio Members.  The following persons shall be designated Ex-officio members of the Board of Directors:  Director of Golf, Head Golf Professional at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Golf Course, Golf Course Superintendent, Director of the CVB and President of the Chamber of Commerce.  Ex-officio members shall participate in all discussions and have access to all documents of the Board of Directors, but shall not vote.

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