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Amenities

Gated Access
Swimming Pool – overlooking beautiful Lake Allatoona (seasonal)
Clubhouse with concession stand (seasonal)
Children’s Playground
Wi-Fi available throughout the park
Bathroom and Shower Facilities

 

Leased Boat Storage

Wet

    • Boat Slips
    • Jet Ski Ports

 

Dry

    • Single
    • Double
    • Shed
    • Open

 

Docks

  • Boat
  • Fishing
  • Ramps

 

Lakeside Lodging

  • Cabins (sleep 6)
  • Overnight Campsites with full hookup and barbecue grill

 

Leased Lots

  • Trailer
  • Campsite

 

Lakeside Pavilions

  • Large
  • Small
  • Picnic tables and Barbeque grills are located throughout the park

 

Day Use

  • Boat Slips
  • Jet Ski Slips
  • Boat Trailer Parking
  • Storage Racks for Canoes & Kayaks

 

Apply for Membership

A limited number of memberships are currently available.
If you would like to join the Cushing Park family, then …
Membership is as simple as 1-2-3.

  1. Print the membership application form.
  2. Fill it out.
  3. Mail it along with the $300 to the address below.
    ($100 Non-Refundable Application Fee + $200 Initiation Fee which is refundable if denied membership)

Please note if membership is approved, then the additional fees for Day Use membership are a $20 one-time fee for 2 gate cards + $700 annual assessment (Total fees for first year membership are $1020)

Cushing Memorial Park
P.O. Box 528
Lebanon, GA  30146-0528

The Cushing Park Membership committee will review your application and if approved will contact you for a tour of Cushing Park.

If you are assigned an amenity by the Park, then you must print, complete, sign and return a Cushing Park Amenity Rental Agreement.

Rates

Application Fee – $300

Gate Card Fee – $10 each (for each eligible dependent; maximum 5)
Remote Gate Opener – $30 each (maximum 2, counts toward gate card limit)

 

Membership Fee:

  • Annual Membership – $700

 

Leased Amenity Fees:

Wet Storage

  • Dock Slip – $525
  • Jet Ski Port – $300

Dry Storage

  • Boat House:
    • Single – $340
    • Double – $605
  • Boat Shed – $290
  • Open Boat Storage – $190

Leased Lots

  • Campsite – $210
  • Trailer:
    • Small Lot – $445
    • Large Lot – $650

 

Boat House Utility Fees:

  • Electric:
    • Air Conditioner – $265 each
    • Space Heater – $165
    • Stove – $100
    • Refrigerator – $75
    • Water Heater – $75
  • Water:
    • Bath Room Add On - $20

 

Rental Rates:

  • Cabin – $40 / night
    •      $50 / night with one small pet
  • Overnight Campsite – 30 or 50-amp $15 / night
  • Clubhouse
  • Weekday (Mon-Thu) - $75
  • Weekend (Fri-Sun) & Holiday – $125
  • Pavilion – $25

Rules

CUSHING MEMORIAL PARK, INC.
Rules and Regulations

The Board of Governors, in an effort to make our park safe and enjoyable for all, unanimously approved the following rules and regulations. They are incorporated as part of your membership agreement with Cushing Memorial Park (hereinafter referred to as “the Park”) and written in accordance with county laws and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Title 36 Code of Federal Regulations. The Board of Governors will be responsible for tracking compliance among Park attendees.

Violation of rules and regulations by any member, family or guest of a member may result in the termination of membership.

  1. The Park will not be responsible for fire, theft, storm damage or any other damage or loss to any member’s personal property.
  2. The Park speed limit is 10 mph. This speed applies to all vehicles including golf carts, mule type carts and motorized bikes.
  3. Skateboarding and razor type scooters are not permitted in any area of the Park.
  4. A valid state driver’s license is required to operate motorized vehicles including golf carts, electric scooters and mini bikes in the Park.
    1. Go-carts and multi-wheeled all terrain vehicles (ATVs) are prohibited.
    2. All vehicles except golf carts & mule type carts must be street legal and operated on Park roads. Off-roading is prohibited in the Park.
    3. Motorized bikes must be street legal with stock mufflers and all standard safety equipment.
    4. A fine of $25 may be issued to those operating a motorized vehicle (including golf carts) without a valid state driver’s license.
  5. All posted signs should be obeyed. Members are responsible for holding each other accountable in a respectable manner and reminding others to obey posted signs.
  6. Swimming at boat launching ramps is prohibited. Swimming is only allowed at the END of docks 6 & 7.
  7. Radios, TVs and other general noise are to be lowered to a level that is not disturbing to others at 10:00 p.m.
  8. Profanity and drunken behavior is not permitted. Disorderly conduct could result in a ban up to two years from the Park on the first offense.
  9. Underage drinking is not permitted in the Park and parents/members will be held responsible for actions of their children.
    1. If the first offense occurs with a dependent child and the parent is not present in the Park and the incident cannot be resolved within the Park, local authorities will be contacted and the parent will be notified. The offense will be documented with the Board of Governors. Upon the second offense, the membership will be canceled and gate cards deactivated. The member will be given 30 days to remove their personal property from the Park. The member will be instructed by letter to contact the Park office to gain access into the Park in order to obtain their personal belongings.
    2. In addition, if the member owns a trailer, the member will have until the end of their lease agreement to sell said trailer.
    3. If the offense occurs with a guest of a Park member and cannot be resolved within the Park, local authorities will be contacted. The member will receive a letter documenting the offense and the guest will be banned from the Park.
  10. Alcohol is not permitted to be consumed on the docks, in the clubhouse, the swimming pool area or other public areas.
    1. Members and/or guests who give the appearance of intoxication will be asked respectfully to return to their boat house/trailer/campsite/cabin.
    2. If the member/guest refuses to return to their boat house/trailer/campsite/cabin local authorities may be contacted and a warning letter will be issued to the member on the first offense. Park membership will be terminated upon the second offense. A Board member should be notified in these instances and document the information for the member’s file.
  11. Possession, distribution or the use of illegal substances is not tolerated in the Park.
    1. There is a no tolerance policy for possession of illegal substances. Local authorities will be contacted, membership canceled and gate cards deactivated.
    2. The member will be given 30 days to remove their personal property from the Park. The member will be instructed by letter to contact the Park office to gain access into the Park in order to obtain their personal belongings.
    3. In addition, if the member owns a trailer, the member will have until the end of their lease agreement to sell said trailer.
  12. Parents are responsible for their dependent children and their activities at all times.
  13. Pets are permitted only if they are leashed and do not disturb other members. Pets shall be toileted only on grass/wooded areas. Please clean up after your pet if an accident happens. Pets are not allowed in the cabins, clubhouse, swimming pool, or eating areas of the clubhouse or pavilions.
  14. Firearms are prohibited in the Park. This includes pellet rifles, BB guns, air rifles, paintball guns, sling shots, bows & arrows or any type of device that fires projectiles. Hunting of any kind on Park property is illegal. Consequently state carry permits issued to non law enforcement officers are not valid on Corps property. USACE will be contacted if a member or guest is found to be in violation of this rule.
  15. Property cannot be altered without Cushing Memorial Park, Inc. and the USACE written approval. Those found in violation will be required to place the property back in its original configuration at their own expense.
    1. Member will be notified with a certified return receipt letter requesting property returned to its original state within 45 days of receipt of the letter.
    2. If the property is not returned to its original state within said time frame, the member’s gate cards will be deactivated.
    3. If the Park is forced to return the property back to its original state, the cost will be charged to the member to include labor and expenses.
    4. The member’s gate cards will be re-activated when payment is made for the Park’s services.
    5. If payment is not made within 30 days of services rendered, the member will be notified to remove their personal belongings immediately by contacting the Park office. The member will have until the end of their lease agreement to sell their trailer at which time membership will be canceled
  16. It is the responsibility of the lessee to maintain the leased property in habitable conditions. Repairs are to be made with proper materials that comply with Cherokee county building codes and USACE and do not affect the surrounding property.
    1. Failure to maintain the leased property up to the standards deemed appropriate by the Park and USACE will result in the Park conducting repairs/clean-up at the lessee’s expense.
    2. All boat house, trailer and campsite lessees must maintain a neat and clean appearance as deemed appropriate by the Park and USACE.
    3. All campers, travel trailers, mobile homes and appurtenant structures must be structurally sound and maintained in a safe and usable condition
  17. Dumpsters are for use of trash generated in the Park only. Hazardous materials, refrigerators, freezers or air conditioners are not to be dumped in the Park trashcans, dumpsters or left in any area of the Park.
    1. Members/guests found in violation of this rule will be fined $350 per item to cover the cost for the Park to remove said items
  18. Permission from the USACE needs to be obtained to cut down any trees in the Park.
    1. The Board and maintenance committee should be notified of any dead trees. Removal of dead trees will be the responsibility of the Park.
    2. The USACE does not permit anything to be attached to the trees in the Park.
  19. Prior to any leased property in the Park being advertised for sale, owner shall notify the Board. The Board is responsible for ensuring the new owner is a member of the Park, aware of the Rules & Regulations and provided with a lease.
  20. Occupying any lands, buildings, vessels or other facilities within the premises for the purpose of maintaining a full-time residence is prohibited except for employees residing on the premise for security and maintenance purposes as authorized by the USACE.
  21. Family members of a member must be at least 16-years-old to enter the Park unattended. The member will be held responsible for the conduct of family members and guests according to the Rules & Regulations listed.
  22. Members will be limited to 10 guests at one time, unless prior written approval is obtained from the Park President.
  23. Automobile parking in front of individual boathouses is permitted as long as other boat house lessees are not hindered.
    1. Removal of any vehicle may be towed at owner’s expense if the vehicle hinders access to other lessees’ property. The Park will assume no liability if damage, loss or theft is incurred.
  24. For the safety of everyone, all lights, fans and appliances must be turned off when leaving the Park for more than 24 hours. Members will be billed $25/day after notification.
  25. Members must meet guests at the front gate for entry and exit. Gate cards are not to be loaned to anyone.
  26. Canopies allowed only on docks 6 & 7 with the following stipulations:
    1. Cannot be left up overnight
    2. Available on a first-come first-served basis (no reserving)
    3. Do not secure to dock with screws or use dock screws
    4. Walkway MUST be available to swim ladders at all times

While in the Park area, these boating regulations must be observed by members:

  1. Boat trailers must be parked in designated boat trailer parking areas only while member remains in the park.
    1. Trailer must bear owner’s name and boat registration number.
    2. Dock slip lessees cannot park boat trailers in such areas for an extended period of time.
    3. Boat trailers in a non-designated/unassigned area will be towed at owner’s expense.
    4. Trailers must be disconnected from vehicles.
    5. Automobiles cannot park in trailer parking areas.
  2. Damage to docks due to fire, improper tying or handling of vessels will be charged to the violator or vessel owner. Vessels should be adequately moored with appropriate lines and bumpers to prevent damage to the docks and other vessels.
  3. All vessels will be operated and equipped as required by federal, state, and local boating regulations for Lake Allatoona or Department of Natural Resources will be contacted.
    1. Members not in compliance with federal, state and local boating regulations will be notified by mail requesting compliance immediately upon receipt of the letter.
    2. Members’ gate cards will be de-activated until such time member can show proof that they have applied for registration. Member will need to contact the Park office to gain entry into the Park to present boat registration information prior to gate cards being re-activated.
    3. Information on members who remain in non-compliance with no proof of having applied for registration will be forwarded to the Department of Natural Resources to manage the situation further.
  4. Upon payment of lease agreement, vessels belonging to Park members may be parked in leased dock slips or in designated leased on-land storage.
  5. Vessels parked in any area of the Park or tied to a dock in the Park are parked at the owner’s risk and the Park will assume no liability for damage, loss or theft of such vessels or its contents while in the Park.
  6. All vessels must maintain idle speed in “No Wake” areas.
  7. All vessels will follow water-ski traffic patterns even though no skier is being pulled.
  8. Vessels may not enter dock areas while trailing towrope of any description.
  9. Vessels pulling skiers have right-of-way over powerboats operating in ski pattern.
  10. Inbound boats have right-of-way over powerboats operating in ski pattern.
  11. Launching ramps and day use docks 5, 6, 7 and 8 are available to all members on a first come first serve basis.
  12. Boats belonging to members may be stored in the water or in a land lease space under the following conditions:
    1. In the event it is necessary to move a vessel to another parking area, the Park as a result of the movement of the vessel will assume no liability.
    2. Members are allowed to leave their vessels in the Park if the member pays for a space at a leased dock or land space.
    3. Members who are absent from the Park and leave their vessel(s) in the water at day-use dock 5, 6, 7 or 8 will be contacted and asked to remove their vessel immediately.
    4. Members who are absent from the Park and leave their vessel parked in front of their boat house will be contacted and asked to remove their vessel in order to maintain a neat and clean appearance in the Park.
    5. A $25/day fee will be incurred during a grace period determined by the Board for each day a vessel is left unattended at day-use docks 5, 6, 7 or 8. After such grace period, the Board will turn the matter of removing said vessel over to the Department of Natural Resources.
    6. Vessels stored in a land lease space are to maintain a neat and clean appearance
    7. The Park will assume no liability for loss, damage or theft of such vessels or contents stored on the dock.
  13. Except leased docks, members cannot reserve docking locations for in-water storage. Repetitious use of a parking space does not constitute further claim to that space.

Revised June 27, 2013

By Laws

(By Laws – Cushing Park) Revised March 9, 2013

BYLAWS OF:

Cushing Memorial Park

 

Section 1, CUSHING MEMORIAL PARK, Inc – Description

Cushing Memorial Park Inc. is located on lakefront property of Allatoona Reservoir in Cherokee County, 6 1/2 miles west of Canton on Bells Ferry Road. The Park was built and is operated by members in good standing of Cushing Memorial Park. It is a recreational area offering such facilities as cabins, boating, swimming, picnicking and many other recreational activities.

The Park was designed for the recreation and enjoyment of all members in good standing, their families and friends and is incorporated as a self-supporting non-profit corporation under the laws of the state of Georgia.

Section 2, Organization

The officers of this club consist of a President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer who are elected by a majority vote of the club or represented by proxy at the regular annual meeting and will serve for a period of twelve (12) months.

A. Duties of the Officers:

  1. President – The duty of the president is to preside at all club meetings and to fill a vacancy in any office of the club until an election can be held. Appoint all committees (except such as are otherwise provided for) and to enforce the rules and regulations. He shall be an ex-officio member of all committees.
  2. First Vice President- the duty of the First Vice President is to assist the President in the discharge of his duties and, in his absence, act as president.
  3. Second Vice President – The duty of the Second Vice President is to assist the President and First Vice President in the discharge of their duties and in their absence act as President.
  4. Secretary – The duty of the Secretary is to keep a correct roll of all members and the votes of the club, to keep full records of the proceedings of each meeting, to have custody of all records, documents connected with the minutes of the club, give all notices of meetings and, in the case of special meetings, designate the business intended, notify the members of their election to office and their appointment, to serve on committees, to notify each member-elect of his election, notify the treasurer of the election of new members, and to conduct correspondence for the club.
  5. Treasurer – The duty of the Treasurer is to have custody of the funds of the club and collect all the fees and pay all bills contracted by the club when approved by the Board of Governors. Park maintenance expenses do not require board approval. He shall deposit all funds belonging to the club in such bank or other depository as may be approved by the Board of Governors.
  6. Board of Governors – The Board of Governors controls and manages all Park property and funds and is responsible for all duties related to this function.

B. Meetings:

The Officers and Board of Governors will meet at the President’s discretion. Any Officer or Governor who has two unexcused absences from meetings will be automatically removed from the board. The President will, in these cases, appoint a replacement to serve the remainder of the term. A general membership meeting must be held annually. Officers and Governors will be elected at this meeting. The President calls the annual meeting and a written notice will be circulated at least two weeks prior to this meeting.

The President may call special meetings, either of the Board of Governors or the general membership, at any time. Two weeks notice is required prior to a called meeting of the general membership. Meetings may be called on immediate notice for the Board of Governors.

C. Committees:

The majority of all maintenance and expansion projects are handled through committees to provide greater efficiency. The President shall appoint all committee members. The President or the Committee Chairman at the option of the President may appoint committee members. Committees report all funding and recommendations to the board of Governors, through the Chairman.

The president from the Board of Governors will appoint:

  1. Standing Committees -Certain committees basic to the operation and maintenance of Cushing Memorial Park. These committees must be appointed by the second Board of Governors meeting and will remain in effect until reappointment of the committees the following year; however, the President may replace any member (s) of these committees if he deems such replacement is necessary.Standing Committees are as follows:
    a) Boat Dock Committee – Construction & Maintenance
    b) Boat House
    c) Boat Shed
    d) Campsite (leased)
    e) Concessions, Club House & Pool
    f) Finance
    g) General Utilities (Electrical, Water)
    h) Boat Parking (land)
    i) Membership and Promotion
    j) Park Security and Safety
    k) Planning
    l) Trailer Lots
    m) Cabins
    n) Entertainment
  2. Special Committees – Will be responsible for only the areas of business authorized by the president at the time of the appointment and the members may be appointed from the officers, Board of Governors or general membership. In all cases they shall be responsible in their action to the President and the Board of Governors. At the completion of the assigned business the president will dissolve these committees.

Elections

Election of Officers and Governors will be held at the Annual meeting and only members in good standing are eligible to vote. Officers are elected to hold office for one year from the annual meeting until a successor is elected. Out-of-town members will be advised by mail.

Section 3 – Membership

A. Eligibility:

Membership in Cushing Memorial Park, Inc. is open to all US Citizens and legal residents subject to the approval of the Board of Governors and limitations listed below. Membership in Cushing Memorial Park is capped at 350 members. Each year the Board of Governors shall evaluate the park membership and recommend to the annual meeting of the Park any changes in the membership level. At any time the membership level is below 350 then the President and Treasurer of the Park will accept applications for membership upon completion of an application and payment of the required fees and acceptance. All applications should include payment of all applicable fees with the application. Membership is vested in an individual. Membership privileges only extend to the member, their spouse and dependent children between age 16 through 19 (26 with proof of full time student status) Children under the age of 16 are not permitted in the Park without the member or spouse present. Membership does not extend to parents, adult children, grand-children, siblings, or other relatives. They may only be in the Park as a guest of a member or member’s spouse who is present at the time. Dependent children are required to be listed on the parent’s membership form of Cushing Memorial Park in order to be able to use the facilities and are bound by the same rules, by-laws and constitution as members.

B. Fees and Dues:

Payment of Dues and Fees – Membership dues may be paid by cash, check, Money Order, or charge card. Make checks and money orders payable to Cushing Memorial Park, Inc.

C. Termination of membership:

If membership in the Park is ceased due to action the Board of Governors or voluntary withdrawal, then no refund of membership fees will be made. Gate cards will be deactivated at the time of termination.

D. Inactive membership – the respective committee chairman must be advised when a member wishes to go on inactive status. Inactive members cannot lease property.

E. Classes of membership.  Membership classes are defined as follows:

Member – Pays full assessments and dues by the first of the fiscal year and may be entitled to one vote at the annual meeting.

Out-Station Member – is defined as a member who maintains a full time residence outside of the state of Georgia and may not rent or lease amenities.  They pay a reduced assessment but are entitled to a vote at the annual meeting.  This position is “grandfathered” and no new Out-Station Members will be granted.

Non-Dependent Member – is a “grandfathered” position and has no voting rights and must be associated with a fully paid membership.  No new Non-Dependent memberships will be granted.

Social Membership – is defined as a short time member with no voting rights.  The Board of Governors will establish policies and procedures for applying for Social Membership and the fees and lengths of said memberships.

Section 4 – Leasing Facilities

All facilities leased from Cushing Memorial Park must be maintained in accordance with the lease, Park Rules, Corp of Engineer rules, and all applicable laws.
Any Modifications to leased property requires the approval of the Board of Governors, the Corp of engineers, and Cherokee County. Request must be submitted in writing to the Board of Governors and approvals received before beginning work. Work done without approval of the Board of Governors is subject to removal at the lessor’s expense. Members desiring to transfer leases must notify the appropriate committee chairman before transferring any lease. Leases may only be transferred to members in good standing.

A. Land Lot Leases

Land Lots may be leased from Cushing Memorial Park on an annual basis with renewal privileges for the following purposes.

  1. House Trailers, which require permanent installation.
  2. Overnight or camping trailers, which do not require permanent installation.

B. Boat Houses

Boat Houses may be leased from Cushing Memorial Park on an annual basis. All boat houses and their permanent fixtures are property of Cushing Memorial Park however; members leasing such boathouses have a renewal option.

Section 5 -Rental Facilities

A. Cabin Units

Cabin units may be rented by the day, week, or month by active members only. The Board of Governors will determine rental rates.
All cabin reservations must be made through the Reservations Office or designee.
All reservations require payment in advance (either by cash, check or credit card) before the reservation will be confirmed.
Cabin rental fees will not be refunded unless cancellation of reservations is made at least one week (5 working days) prior to the scheduled starting date of the rental period.

B. Non-member Groups – $1.00 per person, $25.00 Maximum during regular season. Approval must be obtained through the Treasurers Office at least two weeks in advance of the scheduled visit.

C. Campsites

Overnight campsites are available for rent at fees set by the Board of Governors.

Constitution

ADOPTED AT THE ANNUAL MEETING APRIL 28, 2007

CUSHING MEMORIAL PARK, INC

ARTICLE I – Name and Residence

The Name of this Corporation shall be Cushing Memorial Park, Inc., organized and existing under a charter filed with the Superior Court of Fulton County, Atlanta, Georgia

ARTICLE II – SEAL

The corporate seal of this Corporation shall be circular with the words “Cushing Memorial Park” in the upper periphery and “Atlanta, Georgia” in the lower portion with the word “Seal” in the center.

ARTICLE III – Objects and Purposes

The principal purpose of this club shall be to form a social and recreational facility for its members. These recreational pursuits shall include such activities such as boating and all its branches, promotion of water safety and code of ethics for the waterways, development of an active relationship with similar organizations and promotions activities tending to foster a spirit of helpfulness and good fellowship. This Club is not – and shall not be – maintained nor shall any of the subjects be pursued or undertaken for pecuniary profits.

ARTICLE IV – Burgee

Burgee shall consist of a winged delta in red superimposed on a white disk, same diameter as delta on the blue pennant.

ARTICLE V – Membership

Section I-Application Membership

Any US Citizen or legal resident shall be eligible to apply for membership in this club up to limits established by the By Laws.

Section II-Initiation Fee

There shall be an initiation fee collected from each member. The Board of Governors shall determine the amount of the initiation fee.

Section III- Assessment

There may be an annual assessment collectable from each member. The Board of Governors shall determine the amount of such assessment.

Section IV – Termination of membership

Membership in this club shall be terminated (1) by expulsion from the club for cause, (2) by voluntary resignation from the club.

Section V – Rights of Members

Members of this club upon payment of the membership fee, the initiation fee, and the annual assessment, if any, shall be entitled to all of the rights and privileges of the facilities maintained by the club but shall have no right or title or interest in any of the property or assets of the club except a right to vote at the meetings.

Section VI – Eligibility and Limits of Membership

Membership will consist of paid members as more particularly detailed in the By Laws. The membership will be capped at 350.

ARTICLE VI – OFFICERS AND BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Section I

The Officers of this club shall consist of a President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer who shall be elected by a majority of the club membership present or represented by ballot at the annual meeting and shall serve for a period of 12 months, or until their successors have been duly elected.

Section II

The Board of Governors shall consist of the officers and nine other members of the club. Three members will be elected at each annual meeting.

Section III

Officers shall rank in the order designated and must be active members of the club in good standing.

Section IV

The Board of Governors shall be elected from the active members in good standing.

ARTICLE VII – ELECTION OF OFFICERS AND BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Section I

Election of officers shall take place at the annual meeting to be held within approximately 60 days of the beginning of the fiscal year. Only members in good standing shall be eligible to vote. Officers shall hold office for 1 year or until their successors are elected or qualified. Vacancies on the Board of Governors (including officer vacancies) may be filled by the Board of Governors, at any regular or special meeting of the Board of Governors, notice of such meeting having been given to the members of the Board of Governors at least 10 days prior to such meeting.

Section II

Three members shall be elected to the Board of Governors annually to serve three years or until their successors have been duly elected.

Section III

Officers and/or Board of Governors shall be nominated by recommendation of the nominating committee or by an individual member and elected by majority vote or by authorized proxy. The nominee must agree on having his name in nomination. Any individual wishing to nominate an Officer or Board member must present the nomination in writing to the President or Secretary at least 60 days prior to the Annual Meeting and include a letter of consent from the nominee in order to ascertain that the nominee is eligible and willing to serve and to allow printing and distribution of the ballots.

ARTICLE VIII – DUTIES OF OFFICERS AND BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Section I

It shall be the duty of the President to act as Chief Executive Officer of the club, to preside at all Club meetings, to appoint all committee chairman and members (except such as are otherwise provided for), and to enforce the rules and regulations. He/She shall be an ex-officio member of all committees.

Section II

It shall be the duty of the First Vice President to assist the President in the discharge of his duties and, in his/her absence to act as President.

Section III

It shall be the duty of the Second Vice President to assist the President and the First Vice President in the discharge of their duties and in their absence to act as President.

Section IV

In the absence of the above- mentioned officers, then the Secretary then the Treasurer then a member of the Board of Governors as designed by the President shall act as President.

Section V

It shall be the duty of the Secretary to keep a correct roll of all members and the votes of the club, to keep full records of the proceedings of each meeting, to have custody of all reports, documents connected with the minutes of the club, give all notices of meetings and, in the case of special meetings, designate the business intended, notify the members of their election to office and their appointment to serve on a committee, to notify each member-elect of his election, furnish him with a book of the current year, notify the treasurer of the election of new members and to conduct correspondence of the club.

Section VI

It shall be the duty of the Treasurer to have custody of the funds of the club and collect all the fees and pay all bills contracted by the club when approved by the Board of Governors. He shall deposit all funds belonging to the club in such bank or other depository as may be approved by the Board of Governors. The Treasurer shall be bonded in the amount to be determined by the Board of Governors, premium of such bond to be paid by the club.

Section VII

The Board of Governors shall have control and management of all club property and funds. They shall also perform such duties as are hereafter specified. A quorum of the Board for the transaction of business shall consist of a majority.

ARTICLE IX – MEETINGS

Section 1

There shall be one membership meeting a year, which shall be held in the spring. This meeting shall be known as the annual meeting.

Section II

Special meetings shall be held as provided for in the By-Laws.

Section III

A quorum shall consist of 10 per cent of the membership for the transaction of business at any meeting of the club.

Section IV

Place of meetings shall be designated by the Board of Governors, one such meeting to be held annually within the State of Georgia.

Section V

Meetings of the Board of Governors will be held at the option of the President but no less than one meeting each quarter. The Board of Governors shall automatically remove any officer or governor who fails to attend four successive meetings.

ARTICLE X – VOTING

Section I

All active members in good standing may vote at all elections and upon all questions except such matters as pertain peculiarly to boat owners; such matters being voted upon only by owners of boats enrolled in the club.

ARTICLE XI – DEBTS

Section I

No indebtedness shall be incurred on behalf of the club unless approved by the Board of Governors.

ARTICLE XII – DISCIPLINE

Section 1

Any member – or members – having a complaint to make against another member or members of an infraction of the rules of the club or for conduct prejudicial to the welfare of the club shall report this claim in writing to the Board of Governors.

Section II

After receiving such complaint which must be set forth the facts of the case together with the names of witnesses, a meeting of the Board of Governors shall be held to investigate this claim and at such meeting, the party or parties charged with the offense shall receive at least 15 days notice of such meeting and may be heard in their own defense.

Section III

No member may be expelled from this club unless the Board of Governors approves such expulsion, provided that when such expulsion is approved, the aggrieved member shall have the right to appeal for reinstatement by majority vote in person or by proxy of the club membership. The President shall call a special meeting of the club membership for the purpose of voting on such appeal to be held not later than 30 days from the date of filing of the appeal.

ARTICLE XIII – By-Laws

Section I

The Board of Governors will adopt bylaws for executing the provisions of this constitution and to regulate its proceedings.

ARTICLE XIV – Amendments

Section I

This Constitution may be amended at any meeting of this club by two-thirds vote of the members in person or by proxy – the proxy constituting a quorum, provided notice of any such amendment be given to members of the club at least 30 days prior to the date of such meeting.

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