January Board Meeting – Bylaw Change

Event Details

Event Date

Description of Event

January 26, 2021 Board Meeting

Conference Call
4:00 p.m.

+1 906-256-0474,   United States, Sault Ste Marie
Phone Conference ID: 660 931 409#

Cloverland Electric Cooperative will amend the bylaws to allow for electronic petition circulation at the January 26, 2021 Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors.

SECTION 8. Petitions

Bylaw current language: 

Petitions by the membership authorized under these Bylaws shall be on forms prepared and
available from the Cooperative.

(a) All members signing such petitions shall include their service address;

(b) Each member’s signature appearing thereon shall be dated as of the date of signing;

(c) The person circulating the petition shall be a member of the Cooperative and shall
include at the end of each petition sheet his or her service address and attest that
he or she circulated the petition and is acquainted with the persons who signed the
petition in his or her presence.

(d) A petition to remove a director is subject to Board approval as to form and clarity
prior to circulation pursuant to Article III, Section 7.

Bylaw Revised Language with Revision to Section C:

Petitions by the membership authorized under these Bylaws shall be on forms prepared and
available from the Cooperative.

(a) All members signing such petitions shall include their service address;

(b) Each member’s signature appearing thereon shall be dated as of the date of signing;

(c) The circulator of the petition must be a member of the Cooperative, acquainted with the persons who signed the petition, and all signatures shall be obtained in the following manner:

  1. In the presence of the circulator, and to the best of the circulator’s knowledge and belief, each signature is the genuine signature of the person purporting to sign the petition; or
  2. Through a secure self-service electronic portal, of the Cooperative’s choice and direction, using the security requirements provided by the Cooperative.

(d) A petition to remove a director is subject to Board approval as to form and clarity
prior to circulation pursuant to Article III, Section 7.