Annual Meeting and Nomination Information:
The Greater Belhaven Foundation Board of Directors would like to announce the date of the Annual Business Meeting as Tuesday, October 24th at 6:00pm at Rickhouse by The Manship located at 717 Poplar Blvd, all residents and property owners located within Greater Belhaven are invited to attend. At this meeting, new board members will be voted on. The vote will be done by paper ballot. Each parcel gets one vote in the election.
There is one Board position available to be filled. Nominations must be received by midnight on Tuesday, October 10. Nominations must be in writing and must include a statement in writing from the nominee consenting to the nomination and stating that they will fulfill their expected duties. Nominations can be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the Greater Belhaven Foundation office located at 954 E. Fortification Street.
Qualifications and responsibilities of a director are as follows:
All directors must be individuals and must be at least 21 years of age as of the time that they are elected. Directors must be registered to vote, own land or a business, or be the authorized representative of a corporation that owns land or a business, in Greater Belhaven. Provided, however, that at least two-thirds of the total number of directors must reside in Greater Belhaven. Each director is expected to support the Foundation financially, by donating at least the minimum giving level of three hundred dollars ($300.00) annually, or by securing donations in at least that amount from other individuals or organizations. Directors shall be elected annually for three-year terms beginning on October 1 of the year fiscal following their election. Directors may be re-elected for a second term at the end of their first. Directors may not serve more than two (2) consecutive terms. Directors are expected to be present at quarterly board meetings and to serve on committees.
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