Section 1.†††††††† The name of this organization shall be:† Peachtree City BMX
Parents Association Inc. and shall be referred to as the Association in the
Section 1.†††††††† The Association is a branch of the National Bicycle League
(NBL) and will act in such a manner as to further the policies and purposes of
Section 2.†††††††† The Association will promote the sport of BMX (Bicycle
Motocross).† This shall include teaching youth good sportsmanship and respect
for other competitors, to teach proper bicycle safety, and to make BMX a family
activity that involves youth and parents in a well-organized program.
Section 3.††††† †††The Association will establish, at its regularly scheduled
meetings, the manner in which William L Davis BMX track will be conducted.
Section 4.†††††††† The Association will meet and render decisions which it deems
necessary to operate an organized program
no member of the Association, either voting or otherwise, shall be personally or
otherwise liable for any of the debts, liabilities and/or obligations of the
Section 1.†††††††† An Association member shall be defined as follows: Any person
who is active in BMX, without regard to race, color, sex, creed or national
Section 1.†††††††† An Association voting member shall be defined as follows:†
Any Association member age eighteen (18)
or older from the state of
However, to become a voting member, one must attend two consecutive meetings.†
To maintain voting status, a member shall not be absent for more than one
Section 2.†††††††† Each voting member will be entitled to cast one vote at all
Section 1.†††††††† The Association Officers shall be defined as follows:† A
President,† a Secretary, a Treasurer, and a Track Director,
Election of Officers
Section 1.†††††††† The Association will hold the election of officers at the
Section 2.†††††††† Nominations shall be accepted from the floor at the September
Section 3.†††††††† Candidates must be present or have a written letter with
their desire in order to be nominated.
Section 4.†††††††† Candidates who have been nominated shall be given the
opportunity at the election meeting to present their qualifications to the
Section 5.†††††††† The election of Officers shall be by secret ballot with the
office going to the candidate receiving 50% plus 1 of the votes from the voting
Section 6.†††††††† Vacancies in office shall be filled by nomination from the
floor.† The candidate receiving 50% plus 1 of the votes from the voting members
present at a meeting held by a quorum shall assume the vacant office
Section 7.†††††††† Any Officer may be removed from office by a two-thirds vote
of the voting members at a regular or special meeting in which a quorum has been
Duties of Officers
As a requirement by the Peachtree City Recreational Department, all elected officials must complete and pass† a yearly background check. This is a volunteer background check conducted by the Fayette Sheriffís office and there is no fee for this service.
Section 1.†††††††† The President shall be elected to a term of one (1) year,
which shall run from January 1 to December 31.† The President shall preside at
any and all regular and special meetings, be a liaison for the Association to
the Peachtree City Recreation Department, be a liaison for the Association to
the Georgia NBL State Association, appoint temporary committees, and be
responsible for interpretation of all NBL rules and policies of the Association.
Section 2.†††††††† The Secretary shall be elected to a term of one (1) year,
which shall run from January 1 to December 31.† The Secretary shall record the
roll call and the minutes of all Association meetings..
Section 3.†††††††† The Treasurer shall be elected to a term of one (1) year,
which shall run from January 1 to December 31.† The Treasurer shall be
responsible for registration and concession start up cash.† The Treasurer along
with one other Officer of the Association shall count, record and signoff on all
monies immediately following the event.† The Treasurer shall collect and
disburse all funds, ensure that all checks are signed by two (2) authorized
Officers (the signing Officers cannot be from the same family).†† The Treasurer
shall maintain good order of financial records, and present a financial report
at all regular meetings. The financial report must be available to the webmaster no later than the 5th of every month for publication on the website.
††††††††††††††††††††††††† The treasurer shall deposit all monies in the bank the first business day after each race.† Should the treasurer be unable to do so any elected board member may make the deposit.† The treasurer must have the Profit and Loss Statement, budget and proposed expenses for each year ready by January 04 for presentation to the Peachtree City Parks and Recreation Department the second week of January.
Section 4.†††††††† The Track Director shall be elected to a term of one (1)
year, which shall run from January 1 to December 31.† The Track Director shall
be responsible for the maintenance of William L Davis BMX track, the workings of
the starting gate and the placement of all the sponsor banners.† The Track
Director shall also be responsible for the yearís race schedule and be the
Associationís liaison to the NBL. The Track Director is expected to attend the
NBL's Competition Congress and will be re-imbursed for their acommodation and
conference registration fee. If the track Director is unable to attend, he may
nominate a representative who would be entitled to claim the same expenses.
Section 5. ††Board Members must attend 80% of all meetings. Any excused absence must be given to the Track President 24 hours prior to the meeting.
Section 1.†††††††† Regular meetings of the Association will be held at the meeting room adjacent to the concession stand at the BMX track.
Section 2.†††††††† There shall be at least twelve (12) regular meetings of the
Association during a calendar year, preferably once a month. During the local
race season, the regular meeting will be held 30 minutes after the first race of
every month. In December, January and February, the regular meeting will be held
at on the third Saturday of the month.
Section 3.†††††††† Special meetings of the Association may be called by any one
Association Officer with at least three (3) days notice being given to the
Associationís voting members.
Section 4.†††††††† The regular meetings of the Association must consist of the
a.†††††††††††††††††† Roll Call
b.††††††††††††††††† Minutes of the previous meeting
c.†††††††††††††††††† Financial report
d.††††††††††††††††† Old business
e.†††††††††††††††††† Committee reports if applicable
f.††††††††††††††††††† New business
Section 1.†††††††† Committees shall be formed as necessary, but not limited to
the safety of NBL members, the improvement of William L Davis BMX track, the
promotion of NBL BMX at large as well as Peachtree City BMX, and the sponsorship
of Peachtree City BMX.
Section 2.†††††††† Committees shall consist of Association members.
Section 3.†††††††† Committees shall be approved by the Association and must
present progress reports at all regular meetings of the Association.
Section 1.†††††††† These By-Laws may be amended by the following procedures:
a.†††††††††††††††††† Thirty (30) days written notification of the proposed
changes given to the Officers of the Association and the Associationís voting
b.††††††††††††††††† Proposed changes can be accepted with the approval of 50%
plus 1 of the Associationís voting members present at a properly called meeting
in which a quorum is present.