ROYAL HARBOR ASSOCIATION, INC
ARTICLES AND BY-LAWS
(AS AMENDED THROUGH JANUARY 18, 1999
This corporation shall be known as the ROYAL HARBOR ASSOCIATION, INC., a non-profit membership Florida corporation, and shall maintain its offices in the city of Naples. Florida, at such locations and addresses as the Board of Directors shall determine from time to time
Section I—-To promote the best interests of the property owners of the area known as Royal Harbor, City of Naples, Collier County, Florida, for the purpose of maintaining and/or enhancing the value of all property in the area; to foster, further, advocate and protect the best interests of the area as a single family residential section; to encourage all propositions that may be deemed beneficial to the area; to discourage and oppose all propositions that may be detrimental to the property owners and residents of the area.
Section II—–To procure the construction of public improvements and/or utilities, and insure their proper maintenance within the area; to promote all other civic and other Improvements in Royal Harbor, the City of Naples and Collier County; to cooperate with other civic associations and public officials in serving the best interests of the community.
Section III–—To own, hold, lease, sell or convey any real or personal property now or hereafter held by the corporation for its own use or acquired and held for the sole benefit and/or pleasure of its entire membership.
Section I—–Any person, or persons, owning property in the community known as Royal Harbor, City of Naples, Collier County, Florida is eligible for membership in the corporation, providing such person, or persons, submits an application for membership and pays the annual dues for the calendar year for which said dues are due.
Any person, or persons, renting property in the community known as Royal Harbor, City of Naples, Collier County, Florida is eligible for associate membership in the corporation, providing such person, or persons, submits an application for membership and pays the annual dues for the calendar year for which said dues are due. Associate members shall have no voting rights, nor shall they be eligible for membership on the Board of Directors or the holding of any office
Section II—-The annual dues per family, shall be determined annually by the Board of Directors and shall be due and payable on or before January I. New applicants who apply for membership and pay the current annual dues amount between October I and December 31 of the year, shall be considered as having paid the current annual dues, in full, for the fractional part of the application year plus the entire next fiscal year.
Section III—-The membership of any person shall terminate when he, or she, resigns or no longer meets the qualifications for membership as set forth in Section I and Section II hereof.
Section IV—-Special assessments to cover extraordinary costs and expenses may be levied when approved by the Board of Directors and by a majority of the membership present, in person or by proxy, at any duly called annual or special meeting, provided, however, that such majority of the membership present, in person or by proxy, at such meeting, shall also constitute a majority of the total membership of the corporation.
ARTICLE IV—-MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS
Section I , Annual Meeting—-The annual meeting of the membership of this corporation shall be held during the month of January of each year at a date , time and place selected by the President
Section II , Special Meetings——Special meetings of the membership shall be held at such date, time and place as requested by the President, or the Board of Directors, or by petition signed by not less than fifty members in good standing.
|Section III , Notice——Members of the corporation shall receive notice of each annual or special meeting at least fifteen days prior to the day set for such meeting. In addition thereto, notice of special meeting must set forth the specific purposes of such meeting. The foregoing requirements may be met by publishing the date, time, place and purposes of such meeting in the corporation’s newsletter “The Pilot”.
Section IV , Quorums——Those members in good standing, in person or by proxy, at each annual or special meeting shall constitute a quorum to act upon all matters which may come before the meeting, providing, however, that not less than five percent of the total membership is represented at such meeting.
Section V— – – Voting privileges shall be restricted to members in good standing, in person or by proxy. Each member shall be entitled to one vote but shall be limited to not more than two votes per family. Both husband and wife are deemed to be members, each entitled to one vote, even though legal title to the property may only be in one name. The Secretary shall have present at each meeting a current listing of all members in good standing to determine eligibility to vote.