Genesee County Democratic Committee
RULES OF THE GENESEE COUNTY DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE
OF GENESEE COUNTY
1. The meetings of the County Committee shall be held at such times and places as may be named by law, designated by a resolution of the County Committee, or at the call of the Chair.
2. The County Committee shall meet quarterly for business, to include a meeting in late spring for petitions and one in the fall for re-organization. Any other meetings (such as endorsements and petitions for Congressional candidates, endorsements for state senate and assembly, endorsements of gubernatorial candidates) may be called at the discretion of the Chair with a 10-day notice, or by a quorum of ten members.
3. A meeting of the County Committee shall be called only by notice, either by post card or email sent to the member’s place of residence or to the email address provided by the member to the Secretary. A phone call can also serve as notice.
Any vacancy which may occur on the County Committee shall be filled by the appointment of the County Chair and a majority vote of the members present upon the recommendation of the committee chair from the town or district where a vacancy exists. All resignations from the County Committee must be filed in writing with the County Committee Secretary
The agenda of each meeting shall include, but not limited to the following;
1. Call to order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Reading of Minutes or Dispensing of minutes
4. Treasurer’s report
6. Old Business
7. New Business
8. Membership comments
SECTION VII AMENDMENTS
The rules and regulations of the County Committee may be amended by a majority vote of the members present at any general Genesee County Democratic Committee meeting, a quorum must be present, once the below procedures have been followed.
10. Anyone submitting a proposed amendment must first submit it to the Chair of the By-Laws Committee with a copy to the Secretary
11. The submitter has the right to appear before the By-Laws Committee to explain and defend the proposed amendment
12. The submitter also has the right to appear before the Executive Committee with it discusses the proposed amendment to explain and defend it
1. Any amendment presented to the Secretary by letter, and by the By-Laws and Executive Committees, must be presented to the next regularly scheduled meeting of the County Committee and be acted upon. A motion and a second is necessary to introduce the amendment for consideration