Council

UC-AFT Council Agenda, Fall 2006

Saturday, October 7, 2006

Oakland Airport Hilton Hotel
1 Hegenberger Road, Oakland
510-635-5000

10-12 (Without Staff)
President's Report on the State of the Union
a. AFT/CFT Per Caps
b. Long-Term Projections

ARTICLE XI. AMENDMENTS TO BYLAWS

The Bylaws may be amended at any regular or special meeting of the Council by a two-thirds vote of those Council delegates present and voting, providing that a quorum is present, and the text of the proposed change has been placed in the notice of the agenda or by a majority vote of the Council, followed by a vote of the locals, which shall be conducted in manner specified in Article XI, provided that the text of the proposed change has been placed in the notice of the agenda. Germane amendments to proposed changes may be made at the Council meeting.

ARTICLE IX. COMMITTEES

The Council shall establish such standing or ad hoc committees as deemed useful for the work of the Council.

ARTICLE VIII. GENERAL CONDITIONS

Section 1. Organizational Status. The Council shall be a non-profit organization.

Section 2. Liability of Delegates. No delegates to the Council or officer of UC-AFT shall be personally liable to its creditors or for any indebtedness or liability incurred on behalf of UC-AFT, and any and all creditors shall look only to UC-AFT assets for payment.

Section 3. Property Interest. If any member local shall cease to be such, any interest it shall have in and to the property, assets and privileges of UC-AFT shall cease and revert to UC-AFT, and such cessation of membership shall operate as a release of such member local in and to the property, assets and privileges of UC-AFT, provided, however, that any cessation of membership shall not affect any indebtedness of UC-AFT to such member local, or any indebtedness of such member local to UC-AFT.

ARTICLE VII. COUNCIL MEETINGS

Section 1. Meeting Times. The Council shall hold at least four (4) meetings during the year, including at least one summer meeting to adopt the next year's budget. These meetings shall convene at times and places established by the Council, and it shall hold special meetings at the call of the President.

Section 2. Quorum. The presence of at least one delegate from a majority of all the affiliated locals shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at all Council meetings. In the absence of a quorum, the Council may make recommendations for approval by the locals. Pursuant to a Council meeting where a quorum is not present, the President shall inform the highest officer from each local of the business transacted at the meeting and of any recommendations adopted by the locals present. Each local, whether present or not at the Council meeting, shall vote on the recommendations, and the votes of the locals shall be weighted in accordance with the provisions of Article III, section 2.

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