BY-LAWS FOR THE SNYDER COUNTY TRACTOR PULLERS

Snyder County Tractor Pullers Association, Inc.

By-Laws, Articles of organization and Constitution

Articles of Organization

Article 1

The name of the Corporation shall be: Snyder County Tractor Pullers Association, Inc.

Article 2

The Post Office address for the Corporation shall be:  P.O. Box 103 Selinsgrove, Pa 17870

Article 3

The business and purpose of this Corporation is to enter, sponsor, promote, and organize the recreational activity of Tractor and Truck pulling; make rules for competition and safety. 

Article 4

No part of the net earnings of the organization shall endure to benefit of, or be distributable to its members, officers or other private persons, except to make payment and distributions in furtherance of its stated purposes.

Article 5

Upon dissolution of the organization, the Board of Directors shall after paying or making provisions for the payment of all liabilities of the organization, dispose of all assets of the organization exclusively for the purpose of the organization in such a manner or to such organizations organized and operated exclusively for the sole purpose of promoting the sport of Tractor and Truck Pulling.  If an individual should donate an item or article to the club, that item or article cannot be sold upon dissolution, but must be donated to the Middlecreek Valley Antique Association.

Article 6

The Corporation reserves the right to buy, sell, hold, and manage real and personal property and to engage in any lawful activities in the furtherance of its goals and purpose.

  Article 7

The Board of Directors, consisting of the elected officers and three elected members, have been delegated the authority to conduct all official business of the organization.  The President has the right to call a special meeting to conduct official business of the organization. Officers and Directors will serve a one year term beginning November 1 and Ending October 31. Officers will serve a one year term and directors will serve a three year term.

Article 8

All By-Laws of the Corporation may be implemented, modified, or repealed, and new by-laws may be passes by two-thirds majority vote of the voting members in good standing at a special meeting of the members called for such purpose or at any meeting with prior notice.  By-Law change must be read and passed by two meetings before going into effect.

Article 9

Membership

a.       Eligibility for membership is unrestricted.

b.       The rights, privileges, and interests of each member shall be equal.

c.       A member in good standing is one whose dues are current and attends 2/3 of the meetings for that year.

d.       The period of membership shall be for one year, beginning on January 1 and ending on December 31. Such member shall be a member until the end of that membership period.

e.       Membership shall be for individuals only.  Company names or family group names are not acceptable.

f.        Any member may have their membership revoked if that member is found to be detrimental to the purpose of the club and be voted on and passed to 2/3 vote at a meeting.