Canoas Garden Neighborhood Association







Bylaws of
The Canoas Garden Neighborhood Association

Amended August 16, 2011

Article I

Name and Purpose

Section 1: Name.

The name of this association shall be "The Canoas Garden Neighborhood Association".

Section 2: Purpose.

The purpose of this association shall be to represent, promote and protect the interests of the Canoas Garden neighborhood.


Article II

Membership and Membership Rights

Section 1: Membership.

The membership of The Association shall consist of the residents, 18 years of age or older, of legal single family dwellings and duplexes located in the city of San Jose, California, on Nightingale Drive, Thrush Drive and Court, Skylark Drive, Rinconada Drive, Apple Valley Drive, Pebble Beach Drive and Court, Ironwood Drive, Redbird Drive, Hummingbird Drive, Kingfisher Drive, Wren Drive, Bobolink Drive, Lanewood Drive and Court and Blue Jay Drive, excluding residents of "Board and Care" homes.

Section 2: Membership Rights.

Members of The Association shall have the right to nominate officers and Board members of The Association and to vote in Association elections.


Article III

Board of Directors

Section 1: Members, Powers and Duties of The Board.

Section 2: Qualifications of Officers and Board Members

Officers and Board Members must be members of The Association.

Section 3: Election and Term of Office of Board Members.

Members of the Board of Directors shall be nominated and elected at the annual meeting in January for a two-year term. Their terms of office shall commence at the end of the annual January meeting and conclude at the end of the annual January meeting in two years. No person may hold a specific office for more than two (2) successive terms.

Section 4: Meetings of The Board.

Section 5: Political Endorsements.

Section 6: Vacancies on The Board.

Section 7: Removal from The Board.

Section 8: Duties of The Members of The Board of Directors.


Article IV

General Membership Meetings

Section 1: The Annual Meeting.

There shall be at least one annual general membership meeting in January.

Section 2: Other General Membership Meetings.

The President may call a general membership meeting at any time with the approval of The Board.

Section 3: Notification

The President shall notify the membership of the time and place of a general membership meeting at least one (1) week before the meeting.


Article V

Amendments to the Bylaws

Section 1: Amendment by The Board.

These Bylaws may be amended by a unanimous vote of all of the members of The Board of Directors at a duly called meeting of The Board.

Section 2: Amendment by the Membership.

These Bylaws may be amended by a majority vote of the membership present at a duly called general membership meeting of The Association, if there are at least twenty-five (25) votes in favor of the amendment.


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