Diamond Bar Friends of the Library

BYLAWS

DIAMOND BAR FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

ARTICLE I: NAME

The name of this association shall be the Diamond Bar Friends of the Library, hereafter, “the Association.”

ARTICLE II: PURPOSE

The purpose of this Association shall be to maintain an association of persons interested in books and libraries; to focus attention on library services, facilities and needs; and to stimulate gifts of monies, books, magazines, desirable collections, endowments and bequests and to encourage literacy in partnership with the Diamond Bar Library and the community.

ARTICLE III: LIMITATIONS

Any and all property, monies, or other items of value, whether tangible or intangible, that belong to this Association or hereafter acquired is and shall be irrevocably dedicated to the purposes of the Association, and no individual shall be entitled at any time, including dissolution, to receive benefits from the property or accounts of the Association. In the event of dissolution or the impossibility of performing the purposes, herein described, such as the closing of the Diamond Bar Library, the assets, including, but not limited to, the assets of the Book and Technology Endowment Fund (BTEF), assets of Basically BOOKS, monies and purchased items such as books, and media will be distributed to the libraries of Diamond Bar High School and Diamond Ranch High School.

ARTICLE IV: MEMBERSHIP AND DUES
ARTICLE V: OFFICERS AND COMMITTEES
ARTICLE VI: BOARD OFFICER RESPONSIBILITIES
ARTICLE VII: STANDING COMMITTEES

All Committee Chairpersons shall be voting members of the Board of the Association.

ARTICLE VIII: MEETINGS
ARTICLE IX: AMENDMENTS

The Bylaws may be amended with a proposal for Amendment at one meeting and action by a two-thirds vote of the majority of Board members present at the following meeting.

ARTICLE X: FUNDS
ARTICLE XI: PARLIAMENTARY AUTHORITY

All meetings shall be conducted according to Robert's Rules of Order Revised, except when in conflict with the Bylaws of the Diamond Bar Friends of the Library or with the laws of the State of California.

STANDING RULES:
BYLAWS REVISED

04/1994

05/02/1994

06/16/1994

01/14/1998 (Standing Rule)

12/03/2002

06/07/2003 (add Finance Chair)

02/26/2005 (Standing Rule)

08/02/2006 (Revised)

12/27/2007 (Revised)

01/31/2008 (Revised)

02/23/2013 (Revised)

11/21/2013 (Revised)

12/14/2014 (Conflict Rule)

10/28/2017 (Email Voting)

12/8/2018 (Revised)

02/9/2019 (Revised)

09/14/2019 (Revised-review/audit)