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Article I Name
Name: The name of this organization shall be StarLite Speedway.
Article II Purpose
Purpose: The purpose of this club is to race in a safe and responsible manner that is to be family orientated, and in compliance with current Track Rules and ALL current Class Rules.
Article III Membership
Membership: Anyone who pays the annual fee, which will be determined by the Board of this Club, can and will become a member of this Club. The annual fee can be waived at the driver’s first showing at the track, but will be paid on the second showing at the track. Any member may be expelled from the club for cause by a two thirds (2/3) vote of the entire Executive Board and Directors.
VOLUNTEERS: This club’s success is based on member’s volunteering of their time. During each year of operation numerous list’s will be posted at the track indicating the number of volunteers required and the time of completion for each project or work party. Volunteering on at least project or work party will assure the smooth and successful running of our track.
Article IV Officers
President: The President shall:
Vice President: The Vice President Shall:
Secretary: The Secretary shall:
Treasurer: The Treasurer shall:
Executive Board: The Executive Board will consist of:
President Vice President
Directors: The directors will consist of two members from the Go Kart Class and Hurricane Class, and two members from one of the following classes - Ninjas, Rebels, Champion Outlaws, 600’s
Those individuals who have been voted into said positions immediately mentioned above by the General Member’s of the club will have voting privileges for the decision making of the club. For voting purposes there will be 6 members from the small cars (Go Karts) and 6 members from the big cars. Any and all those serving as part of the Executive Board or Directors must be at least 18 years of age.
Committee: The Committee will consist of:
Six active club members in good standing from any current class at StarLite Speedway. No individual on the committee will have voting privileges at Board Meetings.
Past President: The outgoing President will serve one year after his or her term as president as an advisor to the newly elected Executive Board and Directors. His or her duties will be determined by the Board.
Term of Office:
Article V Meetings
Meetings: All meetings of the Board of Directors will be the third Saturday of each month during the off season of the racing (November thru April) schedule at 10 a.m., location to be determined, and all Executive Board and Directors will be notified of such. The president may call an Executive Board and Directors meeting during his term of office as needed.
Article VI Committees
Committees: All Committees as so needed shall be appointed by the President with approval of the Executive Board and Directors.
Article VII Amendments
Amending Procedure: These by-laws may be altered, amended or repealed at any regular or special meeting of this club, at which a quorum is present, by the vote of the majority of the members present in person and voting.
Notice: No amendment shall be put to vote, unless written notice, stating the purpose of the amendment shall have been mailed, posted or delivered personally to each member of this club at least fourteen (14) calendar days prior to the meeting at which the vote on the proposed amendment is to be taken.
ARTICLE V111 VOTING
Voting: Open nominations will be taken upon the date so designated by the Executive Board preferably the first available race in August. Nomination will be open for the following three (3) weeks. The top three (3) for each office will become the slate of officers to be voted on at the general meeting in the month of October. Those eligible to vote must be Member in good standing and be 18 years of age. There will be no absentee ballots accepted.
Article IX Vacancies
Vacancies: In the event any officer- elect, before his or her term of office commences, is unable or refuses for any reason to serve therein, the president may call a special nomination and election meeting to elect a replacement for such officer-elect. Two (2) weeks prior notice of such meeting, setting forth the purpose, time and place thereof, shall be given to each member by mail, personal delivery or posted. The election shall be held immediately after nominations have been closed and a plurality vote shall be necessary for election. In the event of a vacancy within the Directors or Committee the Board may appoint a member to fill the unexpired term. All resignations MUST be in writing and presented to an Executive Board member only.
ARTICLE X Code of Ethics
Code of ethics: Actions (verbal or physical) detrimental to the StarLite Speedway Club, whether at the track located at 5287 Searsburg Road in Trumansburg, NY, visiting another track, or representing StarLite Speedway,(examples; parades ,car show or Face book) the individual(s) can and will be penalized by the Code of Ethics Committee. This committee will be appointed by the residing President and approved by two-thirds (2/3) vote of the Executive Board and Directors. The penalty, fine or sanction will be determined by the majority of the Executive Board and Directors.