Bylaws: March 2002
Updated: August, 2015

Article I - Purpose
Section 1: The purpose of the club shall be to promote the preservation and enjoyment of 1964 through 1987 models of Chevrolet Chevelle, El Caminos and their derivatives including the 70-72 Monte Carlo.
Section 2: The club shall strive to develop family involvement in the hobby of automobile related activities.

Article II - Amendments
Section 1: These bylaws shall remain unaltered except by a two-thirds (2/3) majority vote of the entire membership or simple majority vote of a quorum, as defined in Article VII, Section 1. Votes may take place at a meeting or by mail or by e-mail or a combination.
Section 2: Amendments to these bylaws may be added to by a two-thirds (2/3) majority vote or of the entire membership or a simple majority vote of a quorum, as defined in Article VII, Section 1. Votes may take place at a meeting or by mail or by e-mail or a combination.
Section 3: Proposed Amendments to the Bylaws must be communicated to the membership not less than 10 days prior to being called for a vote.
Section 4: Proxy votes are allowed and must be received by an officer.

Article III - Membership
Section 1: A Member can be any person who is genuinely enthusiastic about the preservation of classic automobiles.
Section 2: All members must pay to the Treasurer annual dues to maintain the status of a Current Member. Dues shall be collected from each member each January.
Section 3: Paid annual dues provides one membership. A membership includes the main member, their spouse and minor children. Each member and their spouse will have an individual vote for club decisions and officer elections.
Section 4: Effective January 1st 2016, dues shall be Thirty dollars ($30) per year. The first year dues will be prorated at the rate of $2.50 per month for the number of months from the date of membership to the end of that calendar year.
Section 5: The privileges of holding office, making motions or nominations, and voting shall be limited to Current Members.
Section 6: The club reserves the right to revoke the membership of anyone who acts in a way which conflicts with club policy; engages in illegal, dishonest, or unethical behavior; or otherwise jeopardizes the good name and reputation that the club strives to maintain. Revocation may occur only after a motion has been presented, discussed, and passed by a majority vote of a quorum at a regular club meeting. Upon revocation of membership, the Treasurer will remit any prorated portion of the members yearly dues to the member within 30 days of the meeting at which the revocation vote was taken.

Article IV - Meetings
Section 1: The club will hold its regular meetings at such time as recommended by its officers and approved by its members.
Section 2: The location of regular meetings will be recommended by its officers and approved by its members.
Section 3: The procedures of all meetings shall be informal, but held in an orderly manner.
Section 4: Regular business decisions at meeting shall be passed by a majority vote of those attending the meeting. The topics for discussion shall be provided in an agenda prior to the next scheduled meeting. Proxy votes will be accepted if received by an officer at least 24 hours prior to the meeting and the officer must submit documentation of votes received by proxy or email.

Article V - Officers
Section 1: The officers of this club shall consist of a President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.
Section 2: All elected officers must be Current Members, U.S. citizens and eighteen (18) years or older.
Section 3: Officers may appoint as needed persons to fill Chair-positions deemed necessary by simple majority vote of a quorum, as defined in Article VII, Section 1.

Article VI - Term of Office
Section 1: Each officer shall serve for one year.
Section 2: The length of service for officers is not limited.

Article VII - Elections
Section 1: A quorum shall be defined as a minimum of 15% of the membership, which would include at least 2 Club Officers.
Section 2: Election of all officers and board members shall be in October of each year at a regular meeting.
Section 3: Nominations shall be made from the floor at the regular August and September meetings.
Section 4: All elections shall be by ballot.
Section 5: The new officers shall take office at the first meeting of the following year.

Article VIII - Duties of Officers and Board Members
Section 1: It shall be the duty of the President to preside at all meetings of the club, decide all questions of order, call all special meetings and perform such other duties as the office may require and those required by these bylaws. He/she shall not vote on any motion or amendment except elections or unless the club is equally divided, then he/she shall cast the deciding vote.
Section 2: It shall be the duty of the Vice President to act as per activities of the President outlined in Section 1 in the absence of the President and any other duties as determined by the presiding Officers.
Section 3: It shall be the duty of the Secretary to keep full and complete minutes of all proceedings of the club. Also, he/she shall keep a record of names, mailing addresses, membership status and other information pertaining to members of the club.
Section 4: It shall be the duty of the Treasurer to collect all dues and funds of the club. He/she shall make bank deposits and keep records of deposits. All bills are to be paid by check. His/her books shall be at all times open for examination and audit by the Membership.
Section 5: It shall be the duty of an appointed Chairperson to provide reports on the activities and accomplishments for which they have been empowered.

Article IX - All Officers
Section 1: All officers elected or appointed shall deliver to his successor all monies, books, records and other property of the club with proper accounting thereof.
Section 2: All officers of the club shall perform the duties which are delegated or which may hereafter be delegated to them, respectfully, by the bylaws of the club or an amendment to the same.

Article X - Vacancy and Removal
Section 1: In case of the inability to serve as an officer, the remaining officers and board members shall appoint a member to serve the remainder of the term of that office.
Section 2: An officer may be removed by a two-thirds (2/3) majority vote or of a quorum, as defined in Article VII, Section 1.

Article XI - Alcohol and Drugs
Section 1: Club funds shall not be used for the purchase of any alcoholic beverages or drugs.
Section 2: The club does not condone alcohol or drug use at meetings and functions which it promotes or attends.

Article XII - Club Monies
Section 1: Dues and other such monies collected by the club shall be kept on deposit, in a regular checking account, at a local bank, or financial institution, recommended by the officers of the club and approved by the members.
Section 2: The club checking account shall have two members names on record. The first being the Treasurer and the second being the President. The Treasurer and President shall both hold a club checkbook.
Section 3: Club money shall not be used for any personal purposes whatsoever, with the one and only exception being money identified in Amendment #1 regarding World of Wheels fund distribution.
Section 4: Officers are authorized to purchase up to $100.00 for incidental club expenses (for example: postage, paper, envelopes, ink cartridges, etc.) without prior authorization of the members. All purchases to be supported by receipts presented to and filed with club records by the Treasurer. These expenses are to be included in the Treasurer's report at the next scheduled club meeting. Purchases totaling greater than $50 within any 30 day time period shall require majority approval of members at a regularly scheduled meeting prior to such expenditure.

Amendment #1 - World of Wheels fund distribution (amendment proposal passed on 8/28/2010)
The club will earmark any cash awards won through participation at cars shows throughout the year as, "World of Wheels Fund". The amounts earmarked to this fund will be announced at each club meeting by the Club President and entered into the minutes by the Secretary. A running record of this fund will be maintained by the Treasurer and included in their monthly reports.
The club will contribute a matching dollar amount to this W.O.W. Fund from its general fund at the end of this one show only, once each year, providing that this contribution will leave no less $1500 in the club's account to insure the club sufficient money to maintain normal activities throughout the year. If the club's matching contribution would leave less than $1500 in the general fund, the club will contribute only the amount exceeding $1500 at the end of the W.O.W. Show.
Each year at the next regular club meeting following the W.O.W. Show, the President will present a check for an equal share of this fund to each of the members who participated. This share will not exceed the cost of the entry fee paid by the members of the HCC for the show. Participation will be defined as members in good standing (dues paid) who enter and show a car, or members who help with both the set-up and take-down of the club display.

By Law Changes - Approved on 5/22/11
The following were changed: New section 6 to Article 3; Article IV, Section 4; Article V, Section 2; Article VII, Section 1; Article VII, Section 5; Article XII, Section 4; and Amendment #1 modification.
By Law Changes - Approved on 8/2/15
The following were changed: Article III, Section 4.