HWI Bylaws Amendment

Amendments to Historic Waxahachie, Inc. BYLAWS

Proposed to HWI Membership December, 3, 2023 for Approval


Change 1 – Add section 5 (in italics and bolded) to Article VIII – Meetings of the Membership:



Section 1. There shall be held an Annual Meeting of the voting membership of the Corporation each year at which time the officers shall submit their reports. Vacancies among the Board of Trustees shall be filled by election from the membership of the corporation, and any other necessary business of the Corporation shall be transacted.

Section 2. A simple majority (that is, more than half) of the current Trustees, and those voting members present shall constitute a quorum at any membership meeting of the Corporation.

Section 3. All members shall be notified of the Annual Meeting at least ten (10) days prior to the meeting.

Section 4. Called Meetings. Meetings of the membership may be called at such time and place and for such purposes as may be designated by the Trustees. At least ten (10) days notice must be given for any such meeting.

  Section 5. In the event the Annual Meeting or any Called Meeting of the membership of the Corporation cannot be held in a physical location, or a physical meeting is not feasible, the Corporation’s business may be conducted using electronic means or by postal mail.  All members shall be notified at least ten (10) days prior to any member response deadline.   A quorum shall be constituted as defined in Article VIII, Section 2 except that the “voting members present” shall be the voting members providing responses by the stated deadline for responses.



Change 2 – Correction of Typographical Error in Section 4 of Article XIII (in italics and bolded):


Section 4. Standing Committees. There shall be an Investment Committee, a Property Management Committee, a Publicity Committee, a Development Committee, a Façade Easement and covenant committee and such other committees as may from time to time be designated by resolution of the Trustees. Each such committee shall consist of members of the Corporation, at least on one of whom is a Trustee. In the event the Trustees by resolution, designate a committee that shall be given the authority of the Board of Trustees in the management of the Corporation, then a majority of the members of any such committee shall be Trustees as required by Art 2.18A of the Act.