BY­-LAWS OF LILBURN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION, INC.

A NON-PROFIT CORPORATION

ARTICLE I

These By­-Laws constitute code rules adopted by LILBURN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION INC. for the regulation and management of its affairs.

Purpose and Powers

The purpose of this LILBURN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION, INC.  shall be to promote local businesses, to provide an opportunity to business leaders to network with each other, educate business leaders, and encourage community involvement.

ARTICLE II

Principal Office

The principal place of business of this Corporation is in Lilburn, Georgia.

Location of Registered Agent

The location of the registered agent of this Corporation is the location of the current

Treasurer. The Board of Directors may from time to time change the address of its

registered agent by duly adopting and filing the appropriate statement with the Secretary of State.

ARTICLE III

Membership

REGULAR MEMBERS: The membership of this Corporation shall be a representative of a business, a representative of an organization or any citizen in good standing wherever located who agrees with the purpose of this Corporation.  A member is considered “in good standing” if current on annual dues.

HONORARY MEMBERS: Those persons who have been approved by the Board of Directors and have demonstrated a great interest or who have contributed to the development and/or continued success of the Corporation or the community.

ARTICLE IV

Officers

The Officers of the Corporation shall be the President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Membership Director, Program Director and the Community Outreach Director.

At the regular monthly meeting held in January, a nominating committee Chairman shall be appointed by the Board of Directors. The Chairman shall appoint four additional nominating committee members. The nominating committee shall nominate candidates for the offices to be filled at the annual meeting in March. Before the election in March, additional nominations from the floor shall be permitted.

The Officers shall be elected by a paper ballot and count to serve for one year. Their term of office shall begin at the close of the meeting at which they are elected by a majority of votes by current paid Lilburn Business Association members in attendance.

Any Member “in good standing” is eligible to serve as an Officer.

ARTICLE V

Meetings

The regular meeting of the Corporation shall be held on the third Tuesday of each month.

The Annual Business Meeting of the Corporation is to be held on the 3rd Tuesday of March.

Special meetings may be called by the President and shall be called upon the written request of ten members of the Corporation. The purpose of the meeting shall be stated in the call. Except in cases of emergency, at least three days’ notice shall be given.

Members of the Corporation in attendance at any meeting shall constitute a quorum.

ARTICLE VI

Directors

The Officers of the Corporation shall constitute the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors shall have general supervision of the affairs of the Corporation between its business meetings, fix the hour and place of meetings, make recommendations to the Corporation, and shall perform such other duties as are specified in these by­-laws.

The Board shall be subject to the order of the Corporation and none of its acts shall conflict with action taken by the Corporation.

ARTICLES VII

Parliamentary Authority

The rules contained in the current edition of Roberts Rules of Order Newly Revised shall govern the Corporation in all cases to which they are applicable and in which they are not inconsistent with these by­-laws and any special rules of order the Corporation may adopt.

ARTICLE VIII

Amendment of By­-Laws

These By­-Laws may be amended at any regular meeting of the Corporation by a two­-thirds vote of those present, provided the amendment has been submitted in writing at the previous meeting.

BY­-LAWS OF LILBURN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION, INC.

History of Amendments

* Amendment to Article III Effective August 19, 2003, it was agreed upon by the members of this Corporation that the By-­Laws of this Corporation have been amended as attached and amendments to Articles I and II that became effective March 21, 1995, have been updated in the By-­Laws and reflected in this amendments.

*Effective as of March 18th 2008, amendments were made to Articles III and IV of the Lilburn Business Association by-­laws.

*Effective 4/22/2015 the following Articles were approved for amendment.

    • Article I: Restated Purpose and Powers
    • Article II was made more general.
    • Article III:  Redefined "Regular Member" and "Honorary Member".
    • Article IV:  "At-Large Members" was changed to be people with specific duties: Membership Director, Program Director and Community Outreach Director 


Mailing Address: Lilburn Business Association, P.O. Box 1537, Lilburn, GA 30047


Email: LilburnBusinessAssoc@gmail.com

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