LCRA Constitution

Article I

Name:  The name of this Association shall be the LEGACY COMMUNITY RATEPAYERS' ASSOCIATION

Article II

Mandate: 

The mandate of this Association shall be to provide unity of purpose with respect to such issues as safety, security, schooling and the general maintenance of the community in the best interest of its residents. The Association shall seek to be a vehicle through which residents and homeowner families can make suggestions and voice concerns with a view to sustaining the well-being of the neighbourhood, and to promote friendship and understanding among all its members.

(Revised on January 16, 2019)

Article III

Membership: 

Membership in this Association shall be open to all residents of the Legacy enclave who have paid annual household membership dues.

Article IV

Meetings: 

The fiscal year shall be January 1 to December 31, with the Annual General Meeting (AGM) being held no later than March 31. Each household membership shall be entitled to one vote at the AGM. In addition, special meetings of the Association may be called by the Executive.

Article V

Executive Team:

The Executive Team shall consist of:

To be elected to an officer position, a member must have served in an elected position on the LCRA Executive Team for at least one previous year. Should an officer position not be filled at the AGM, or if a vacancy arises in one of the officer positions, the Executive shall appoint an interim officer from within the Executive Team.

The Executive Team shall consist of the following positions:

The Executive Team shall meet at the call of one Co-Chairperson or the written request of three Executive Team members. The attendance of 50% of the Executives will constitute a quorum.

The Executive Team shall administer the Association on behalf of its members, and shall report to the AGM on its activities.

The Executive Team shall represent the Association in the presentation of briefs and in meetings with the Region of York, City of Markham, Boards of Education or officials of other organizations.

The Executive Team may set up such sub-committees as it deems necessary for the effective work of the Association. Such sub-committees shall be drawn from the membership.

Article VI

Finances:

Article VII

Amendments: 

Proposed amendments to the Constitution shall be presented, in writing, to the membership at least seven calendar days prior to a scheduled General or Special Membership meeting, and shall be voted on at that meeting. The system of member notification shall be determined by the Executive.