SRVD – Standing Rules


  1. Principal Office: The principal office of this organization shall be located at the residence of the current district director.


  1. Standing Rules: Standing rules may be adopted at any meeting without the necessity for previous notice being given. A standing rule may be amended or rescinded by a two-thirds (2/3) vote without notice. If notice of the proposed action was given at the previous meeting, or in the call for that meeting, it may be amended or rescinded by a majority vote.


  1. Fiscal Year: The organization’s fiscal year shall be from July 1 through June 30 in the following year.


  1. Club’s Standing: A club in good standing shall have paid

current dues in SRVD and CGCI.


  1. Reimbursement: All individuals and garden clubs who expect reimbursement for money spent must have received prior approval and turned in a SRVD request payment form and receipt to the treasurer.


  1. Majority Vote: Unless otherwise provided by the bylaws and standing rules, or rules relating to motions requiring two-thirds

vote in Robert’s Rules of Order, Newly Revised, 12th edition, any motion or resolution can be adopted by the affirmative vote of a majority of the voting body present at any meeting at which there is a quorum present.                  


  1. The incoming district director shall represent SRVD at the CGCI Convention. The voting body shall determine financial support to CGCI meetings, per the approved budget.


  1. Cell phones and electronic devices are to be silenced during

SRVD meetings.


  1. Storage Keys: The district director will have possession of the keys to the storage unit(s) at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center; the keys may be assigned to another district officer.



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