Article I: name
The name of the organization shall be: Milan Concerns.
Article II: purpose
The objective of Milan Concerns is to give a voice to Milan citizens
who believe in the following issues and principles in such a way
as to educate and inform all Milan citizens
1. Constructive citizen participation in town matters from Milan
's varied citizens.
2. An up-to-date and thoughtful Comprehensive Plan and corresponding
3. Smart financial planning and management to keep Milan affordable
for everyone. State and county budget cuts and sprawl put more burdens
on towns. We need new ideas.
4. Enjoying the town! We want to create a greater respect for and
appreciation of our entire town.
These goals were first published by Milan Concerns in March 2003.
Article III: Membership
There is no formal membership like some organizations which require
dues. There will be no membership fees.
Article IV: Officers
There shall be a three to five member steering committee depending
on willingness and availability of volunteers and they will elect
Article V: Meetings
There are no regular meetings of Milan Concerns but the steering
committee may call them as they see fit.
Given that Milan Concerns is comprised of citizens with limited
time and money, the website will be the primary way of communicating.
Newsletters or letters may be appropriate from time to time.
Article VI: Board
There shall be a board of three to five members who effectively
make the basic decisions who will be known as the "steering
committee." Duties: Because Milan Concerns is a primarily a
vehicle to provide public information in a cost-effective way, Milan
Concerns' primary decisions consist of what information to put on
its website. If a board member resigns, then that vacancy is filled
with a vote of the remaining board.
Article VII: Committees
The board may select a committee from time to time to address certain
Article VII: Amendments
These by-laws may be amended by vote of the steering committee.