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29Re: Section VI

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  • joscelyn70
    May 12, 2008
      Don't forget to add residency wordage in there like we did for
      election of officer and voting. Can the letter or whatever is posted
      contain the reason for the removal? Just a thought.


      --- In caeradamant_bylaws@yahoogroups.com, Hedewigis Ockenfüß
      <SilverLoon2001@...> wrote:
      > Greetings!
      > We seem to have gotten through the first five sections. The reworked
      > sections IV and V are in the "files" section of this group. I will
      > put together a new "in-progress" file shortly that takes into account
      > the changes we have made to the entire document.
      > Next is Section VI - Removal of Officers. I have done a cut-and-paste
      > below -- please take a look and make any suggestions.
      > Thank you!
      > ~ Hedewigis
      > Any elected officer can be removed from office by a vote of removal,
      > as proposed by either the officers or the populace. Such proposal must
      > take the form of either
      > 1. A decision by two-thirds of the officers, or
      > 2. A petition signed by one-third of the paid members of the Shire,
      > presented to the officers during a business meeting.
      > The vote of removal will be published in the newsletter in the same
      > manner used for the election of officers, as described in IV.
      > Elections. The vote of removal will be taken from the paid members of
      > the Populace.
      > The vote of removal will be a closed ballot format. Each paid member
      > must show proof of membership to receive a ballot. Proxy ballots will
      > be allowed as long as the required information is included. Proxy
      > ballots will be due the day of the election. In the case of an officer
      > being removed from office, or stepping down prior to the end of
      > his/her term, the deputy, if one exists, will assume the office until
      > a new election is conducted.
      > An election will be conducted three months following the removal or
      > the stepping down of the officer. If there are fewer than three months
      > remaining until the next general election, the deputy may hold the
      > position until the next general election. In the event that there is
      > not a deputy, the position will remain vacant, and the Seneschal will
      > see to the performance of the duties of that office required by
      > Kingdom Law and Corpora are performed.
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