POLICY: Amending the Constitution and By-laws
Applies to: Our Congregation’s Membership
Introduction: To amend Our Congregation’s Constitution and By-laws the following requirements need to be met. (Constitution& By-laws paragraph 7.0)
General: Anyone may propose amending Our Congregation’s Constitution and By-laws. Good practice is for the Council or a sub-committee to review or initiate the proposal(s).
A) The Meeting Warrant shall have a specific article to adopt the proposed amendment.
B) Proposed amendment(s) shall be available for distribution when the Warrant for the meeting is posted.
When and Where: The Constitution and By-laws may be amended at any Annual or Special meeting of Our Congregation.
Required Vote: A two-thirds or more majority vote of those present and voting is required for the amendment(s) to be adopted.
Amendment of this Policy: Since this is a By-law of Our Congregation’s Constitution & By-laws it may only be amended by vote of Our Congregation’s membership.