- CONSTITUTION -
OF
FLY CREEK AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
(Established July 26, 1989)





ARTICLE ONE: NAME

The name of this Society shall be The Fly Creek Area Historical Society.



ARTICLE TWO: PURPOSES

The purposes of this Society shall be:

1. To promote and encourage original historical research;

2. To disseminate and encourage a greater knowledge of the history of New York and particularly of Fly Creek and its environs;

3. To research, record, retain, preserve, and make available for study, artifacts, relics, books, manuscripts, papers, photographs, and other records from the late 18th century to the present, items relating to the history of New York and particularly tc Fly Creek and the surrounding area;

4. To encourage the suitable marking of places of historic interest.




ARTICLE THREE: MEMBERSHIP

Members shall be of three classes:

1. Individual Active Members: Any person interested in the purposes of the Society shall be eligible.

2. Family Members: Any family group living in one domicile, interested in the purposes of the Society shall be eligible.

3. Contributing and Sustaining Members: Any person, group, or firm offering support to the objectives of the Society shall be eligible.




ARTICLE FOUR: ANNUAL MEETING

The Annual Meeting shall be held during the month of August.



ARTICLE FIVE: OFFICERS AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES

1. The officers shall be a president, a vice-president, and a secretary, who shall be elected for a term of one year; and a treasurer and three trustees who shall be elected for a term of three years. At the first election, the three trustees shall be elected for a term of one, two, and three years, respectively. Each year thereafter, one trustee shall be elected to fill the vacancy of the one whose term expires.

2. The officers and trustees shall constitute the Board of Trustees.




ARTICLE SIX: ELECTION OF OFFICERS AND TRUSTEES

1. All officers and trustees shall be elected by a plurality of votes cast at the Annual Meeting by a show of hands.

2. Not less than two months prior to the Annual Meeting, the Board of Trustees shall appoint a nominating committee to select a candidate for each office to be filled at the Annual Meeting.