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ARTICLE I. NAME
The name of this organization shall be the Northeast Wisconsin Intertype Libraries, Inc. hereafter referred to as "NEWIL." NEWIL shall be established as a non-stock, nonprofit corporation in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 181 of the Wisconsin Statutes.
ARTICLE II. PURPOSE
To promote and implement programs of cooperation among and communication between all libraries and other information sources in Northeast Wisconsin in order to:
No asset or any part of the new earnings of the corporation, whether upon dissolution or otherwise, shall inure to the benefit of any individual.
ARTICLE III. MEMBERSHIP
Any library, information source, cooperative agency and school district coordinating or representing such institutions may become a member.A.
B. Membership in NEWIL shall not imply obligation to participate in all specific programs and activities. Participation in NEWIL programs and activities is not limited to one voting member of the library.
C. Membership dues and expenses:
D. Membership in NEWIL shall be for the fiscal year of the organization.
E. The fiscal year for NEWIL is January-December.
ARTICLE IV. GENERAL MEMBERSHIP
The Board of Directors (Officers) will consist of the President, Vice-President/President, Secretary, Treasurer and four members-at-large that shall conduct the business of the organization. They shall also be empowered with running affairs of the organization on a daily basis should that need develop.
A. Members-at-large shall:
B. Ex-officio and non-voting members of the Board of Directors include the Director of the Nicolet Federated Library System and the NEWIL Coordinator.
ARTICLE VI. MEETINGS
The President shall call a General Membership meeting during the fall months to receive reports of the outgoing officers, to act on proposed amendments to the Bylaws, to determine policies of the organization, to vote on and to install the newly elected Board of Directors. There will be an additional Membership meeting in the spring months to conduct organizational business. Email notice shall be sent to the membership at least 10 days prior to any meeting indicating the matters to be considered. A simple majority of members present at any NEWIL meeting of general membership shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.
The Board of Directors shall meet bimonthly beginning in February or upon written request of 10 or more regular members.
ARTICLE VII. COMMITTEES
A. The Board of Directors shall authorize Standing Committees to carry out the continuing activities of the organization.
B. Special Committees to perform duties authorized by the organization or to study and report on special problems may be authorized by the Board of Directors.
C. The NEWIL President shall appoint the Chairperson and members of all committees subject to approval of the Board of Directors. Unless challenged by motion made and seconded and carried, appointments shall be considered approved.
ARTICLE VIII. AMENDMENTS
These bylaws may be amended or revised by action of a majority vote of members present and voting at the annual or regularly scheduled meeting, provided that the notice of any such meeting contains a summary of the proposed amendment or amendments.
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Green Bay, WI 54301
Checked 21 October 2009