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board directors picThe HCCF Board of Directors announces that the annual Membership Meeting will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday January 17, 2020 in the Main Dining Room.  Among the regular issues to be considered, including the election of four new Directors, the Board is proposing a few minor changes in the Bylaws in order to reflect their spirit and meaning.  All members are encouraged to attend.  


     
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                  NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
The meeting will be held at 10:00AM on Friday January 17, 2020 in the Main Dining Room.  An election will be held to select four new Directors for 3-year terms and consider a few bylaw changes. 

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                    HCCF PROPOSED BY-LAW CHANGES

*Added or Changed Language is in Italics

                 Article IV - Board of Directors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
     Current language:
 The governance and administration of the affairs of the Foundation shall be vested in its Board of Directors. Such Board of Directors will consist of 12 Directors elected from the Foundation membership, each with a staggered 3-year term (i.e., four seats filled each year per the provisions of Terms of Office below). The members in good standing (i.e., up to date with annual contributions) of the Foundation shall elect all Board members, by simple majority, to fill each of the 12 seats at an annual or special meeting. In addition, the Board of Directors shall include, as a 13th member, the current Heron Creek Community Association Neighborhood Chairperson. The Board shall also include, as a non-voting member, the General Manager of the Heron Creek Golf and Country Club.

      Proposed language:
The governance and administration of the affairs of the Foundation shall be vested in its Board of Directors. Such Board of Directors will consist of 12 Directors elected from the Foundation membership, each with a staggered 3-year term (i.e., four seats filled each year per the provisions of Terms of Office below). The members in good standing (i.e., up to date with annual contributions) of the Foundation shall elect all Board members, by simple majority, to fill each of the 12 seats at an annual or special meeting. The Board shall also include, as non-voting members, the current Heron Creek Community Association Neighborhood Chairperson and the General Manager of the Heron Creek Golf and Country Club.

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REMOVAL OF A DIRECTOR:
      Current language:
A Director may be removed for any reason by a two-thirds vote of the members at the annual meeting or at a special meeting of the membership called for that purpose for by two-thirds vote of the Board of Directors (e.g., 9 or more of the 13 voting seats.)

      Proposed language:
A Director may be removed for any reason by a two-thirds vote of the members at the annual meeting or at a special meeting of the membership called for that purpose for by two-thirds vote of the Board of Directors (e.g. 8 or more of the 12 voting seats.)

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               Article VI - REMOVAL OF OFFICERS:

      Current language:
Any officer may be removed from office by a two-thirds vote of the Board of Directors (e.g., 9 or more of the 13 voting seats).

      Proposed language:
Any officer may be removed from office by a two-thirds vote of the Board of Directors (e.g., 8 or more of the 12 voting seats).

               Article VII - COMMITTEES

      Current language:
(the current language does not have the nominating committee listed under committees. It is currently mentioned in Article IV Board of Directors under the Nominations section. If it is listed under committees, it is proposed to read as follows)


      Proposed language:
Nominating Committee: This committee shall be made up of at least three members who shall be appointed by the Board of Directors and will make nominations to fill all expiring Director seats. The committee should bring the names and qualifications of those nominated to the Board no later than the November Board meeting.