BY-LAWS

MADISON LUTHERAN SCHOOL
July 1, 1946

ARTICLE I - MEETINGS

Section 1. Regular meetings of the members of the corporation shall be held at the school house beginning at 7:45 p.m. on the last Monday of each month. If the last Monday falls on a legal holiday the meeting shall be held on the previous Monday.

Section 2. Special meetings of the corporation may be called by the president and shall be called on request of at least twenty-five percent (25%) of the members of the corporation.

Section 3. Regular meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held at the school house beginning at 7:45 p.m. on the last Monday of each month. If the last Monday falls on a legal holiday the meeting shall be held on the previous Monday.

Section 4. Special meetings of the Board of Directors may be called by the president and shall be called on request of at least twenty-five percent (25%) of the Board of Directors.

Section 5. Notice of all meetings of both members of the corporation and Board of Directors shall be given by the secretary, in writing, and shall be mailed not later than three days before the date of the meeting. Failure to give notice of regular meetings shall not invalidate such meeting. Notice of any special meeting shall state the nature of the business to be considered.

ARTICLE II - ELECTION OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Section 1. The Board of Directors shall consist of 21 members to be elected at the regular July meeting of the members of the corporation. The term of each shall commence at the close of the meeting following his election and shall terminate at the close of the regular July meeting the following year. In the case of a vacancy occurring on the Board of Directors, the Directors shall elect a successor to fill the same, and the Director elected shall take his seat immediately after such election.

section 2. All elections of Directors shall be by ballot and shall be determined by the majority of the votes cast.

ARTICLE III - ELECTION OF OFFICERS

Section 1. The officers of the corporation shall be elected by the Board of Directors at its July meeting. The term of each shall commence at the close of the meeting following his election and shall terminate at the close of the regular July meeting the following year. In the case of a vacancy occurring in any office, the Board of Directors shall elect a successor to fill the same, and the officer elected shall take his seat immediately after such election.

Section 2. All elections of officers shall be by ballot and shall be determined by a majority of the votes cast.

Section 3. The Board of Directors at their discretion may declare any office vacant.

ARTICLE IV - MEMBERSHIP

Each congregation shall certify to the Board of Directors at its regular June meeting or at any time a vacancy occurs prior to the June meeting, the name of its representatives.

ARTICLE V - AMENDMENTS TO THE BY-LAWS

The by-laws shall be amended as follows:

  1. By resolution at a regular or special meeting of the members of the corporation and if passed submitted by the corporation members to their respective church councils or congregations for approval.
  2. The amendments shall become effective upon approval of the majority of the church councils or congregations.
ARTICLE VI - ORDER OF BUSINESS

Roberts' Rules of Order Revised shall be observed.

ARTICLE VII - SUSPENSION OF BY-LAWS

A by-law or rule of order may be suspended in case of an emergency by a majority of members present.

ARTICLE VIII - TREASURER

Section 1. The treasurer shall be bonded, the premium on said bond to be paid for from school funds. The amount of the bond shall be $5,000.00.

Section 2. The funds of the corporation shall be deposited in the First National Bank and the treasurer shall not be liable for any loss of funds deposited in said band.

Section 3. Funds shall be paid out by check countersigned by the treasurer.

Section 4. The treasurer, following the close of the fiscal year, shall prepare a detailed report showing the fiscal transactions for the preceding year, and present same at the regular annual meeting.

ARTICLE IX - FISCAL YEAR

The fiscal year shall begin on July 1 and end on June 30.

ARTICLE X - COMMITTEES

The president shall appoint such committees as he may see fit and assign their duties.