Special Meeting


Monday, June 5, 2017 
7:00 pm – Special Meeting 

PS 91 – 68-10 Central Avenue,

Glendale, New York 11385 
 

 
Agenda 
Resolution #117 – Amending CEC24 Bylaws 

  
 

RESOLUTION 117 RESOLUTION CALLING FOR AMENDMENTS TO COMMUNITY EDUCATION COUNCIL 24 BYLAWS 

 


WHEREAS, members of the Community Education Council 24 hereby requests amendment of Bylaws.   
 
WHEREAS, District 24’s Bylaws Article II Section 1 – Officers, would change from current provision  President, First Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer  to new provision President or two Co-Presidents, First Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer; and 
 
WHEREAS, District 24’s Bylaws Article II Section 3.1 Duties of Officers: President would change from current provision: 
 
The President shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the Council. The President shall call and preside at all meetings, execute all documents on behalf of the Councils authorized by them, and exercise all other powers and perform all other duties pertaining to the office of President. The President shall have a vote upon all questions before the Council and shall have the right to take part in the debate on any questions under consideration. The President shall be an ex-officio member of all committees. 
 
The Council by majority vote may delegate the power to execute documents to such other officers or employees as it designates 
 
To new provision 3.1 President (or Co-Presidents) 
 
The President(s) shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the Council. The President(s) shall call and preside at all meetings, and execute all documents on behalf of the Councils authorized by them.  The President(s) shall have a vote upon all questions before the Council and shall have the right to take part in the debate on any question under consideration.  The President(s) shall be an ex-officio member of all committees.  In the event that the Council elects Co-Presidents, unless alternate arrangements are agreed upon by both Co-Presidents, the remaining Council members will determine which Co-President will serve on District and city-wide committees.  
 
In the event of Co-Presidents, the monthly reimbursement to cover expenses [for President’s] would alternate monthly between the Co-Presidents, beginning in July, alphabetically by surname, unless alternate arrangements are agreed upon by both Co-Presidents.   
 
Correspondence regarding District or Council business which is sent to the attention of the President will be shared with all Council Members in a timely fashion, unless marked “Personal and Confidential”.  The Council by majority vote /and or agreement, may delegate the power to execute documents to such other officers or employees as it designates; and  
 
WHEREAS, District 24’s Bylaws Article III Section 2 – Annual Meeting would change from current provision    The Annual Meeting of the Council shall be held on the 4th Tuesday in July, unless said date falls on a legal holiday, in which event the meeting shall be scheduled for the next business day, provided that all rules for notification of meetings are adhered to. 
 
To new provision The Annual Meeting of the Council shall be held on the 4th Tuesday in July, unless said date falls on a legal holiday, in which event a majority of the Council may vote to schedule the meeting on an alternate day, provided that it observes the rules for notification of meeting. 
 
 
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Community Education Council 24 is requesting District 24 Bylaws be amended to reflect the above mentioned changes.  
 

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