By-Laws Of Huttonsville Public Service District

Approved February 23, 2011

ARTICLE I

IDENTIFICATION

Section I. The name of the corporation is the Huttonsville Public Service District.
Section II. The address of the office of the corporation is Post Office 277 Mill Creek WV 26280, Randolph County West Virginia.
Section III. The fiscal year of the corporation shall begin the 1st day of July in each year and end on the last day of June in the following year, unless the Public Service District Board determines that it shall end on some other day.

ARTICLE II

PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

Section I. The business and affairs of the corporation shall be managed by a Public Service Board of not less than three (3) members, who shall be appointed and who shall serve as prescribed by statue. The number of members may be increased or decreased to not less than three (3), from time to time by amendment of this section; but no decrease shall have the affect of shortening of the term of any incumbent member.
Section II. Members of the Board shall hold office until their successors shall have been appointed and qualified.
Section III. Any vacancy occurring in the Board shall be filled as prescribed by statute.
Section IV. Meetings of the Public Service Board, annual, regular, or special, may be held either within or without the State of West Virginia. The regular monthly meetings shall be held on the last Tuesday of each month at 2:30 p.m. However, meeting dates may be changed to accommodate state and federal holidays or other conflicts as necessary.
Section V. At its first meeting in January after the first day of January each year, the Public Service Board shall elect one of its members to serve as chair and appoint a secretary and treasurer.
Section VI. Other meetings of the Public Service Board may be held upon notice by letter, telegram, email, cable or radiogram, delivered for transmission not later than during the third day immediately preceding before the meeting, or by word of mouth, telephone email or radiophone received not later than during the second day immediately preceding the day for the meeting, upon the call of the Chairman of the Board at any place within or without the State of West Virginia. Notice of any meeting of the Board may be waived in writing signed by the person or persons entitled to the notice, whether before or after the time of the meeting. Neither the business to be transacted at, not the purpose of, any meeting of the Board need be specified in the notice of waiver of notice of the meeting.
Section VII

Pursuant to Section 3, Article 9A, Chapter 6, of the West Virginia Code, as amended, the Board of the Huttonsville Public Service District does hereby adopt the following rules and made available, in advance, the time and place of all regularly scheduled meetings of the Public Service District Board, and the time, place and purpose of all special meetings of the Public Service District Board to the public and news media:

  1. A notice shall be posted by the Secretary at the front door of the offices of the Huttonsville Public Service District stating the time and place fixed and entered of record by the Board for the holding of regular meetings. If a particular regularly scheduled meeting is cancelled, a notice of such cancellation shall be posted at the front door of the offices of the Public Service District.
  2. A notice shall be posted by the Secretary of the Public Service District Board at the front door of the offices of the Public Service District at least two (2) days before a special meeting is to be held, stating the time, place and purpose for which such a special meeting shall be held. If the special meeting is cancelled, a notice of such cancellation shall be posted at the front door of the offices of the Public Service District.
Section VIII. A majority of the number of members of the Public Service Board fixed by the by-laws shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. The act of the majority of members of the Board present at a meeting at which a quorum is present shall be the act of the Board unless the act of a greater number is required by statute, the Articles of Incorporation, or the by-laws.
Section IX. Any action that may be taken at a meeting of the Public Service District Board or of a committee, may be taken without a meeting if a consent in writing, setting forth the actions so to be taken, shall be signed before the action by all the members of the Public Service District Board or of the committee, as the case may be.

ARTICLE III

OFFICERS

Section I. The officers of the corporation shall consist of a secretary and a treasurer, and such other officers and assistant officers and agents as may be deemed necessary by the Public Service Board, each of whom shall be appointed by the Public Service Board at its annual meeting. Each of the officers shall serve at the pleasure of the Board for such compensation as may be fixed by such Board. Any two or more offices may be held by the same person. Officers need not be members of the Public Service District Board of the corporation.
Section II. All officers shall hold their offices at the will and pleasure of the Public Service Board and any officer may be removed from office at any time by the affirmative vote of a majority of the members of the Board.
Section III. Whenever any vacancy shall occur in any office by death, resignation, increase the number of offices of the corporation, or otherwise, the same shall be filled by the Public Service Board, and the officer so appointed shall hold office until the successor is chosen and qualified or until removed from office.
Section IV. The Secretary shall attend all meetings of the Public Service Board, and shall keep, or cause to be kept in a book provided for the purpose, a true and complete record of proceedings of these meetings. He shall be the custodian of the records and the seal of the corporation and shall see that the seal is affixed to all documents, the execution of which on behalf of the corporation under its seal is duly authorized. He shall attend to the giving of all notices and shall perform such other duties as the by-laws may provide or by the Board may prescribe.
Section V. The Treasure shall keep correct and complete records of account, showing accurately at all times, the financial condition of the corporation. He shall be the legal custodian of all monies, notes, securities, and other valuables that may from time to time come into possession of the corporation. He shall immediately deposit all funds of the corporation coming into his hands in some reliable or other depository to be designated by the Public Service Board, and shall keep these bank accounts in the name of the corporation. He shall furnish at meetings of the Board, or whenever requested, a statement of financial condition of the corporation and shall perform such other duties as the by-laws may provide or the Board may provide.
Section VI. In case of the absence of any officer of the corporation or for any other reason that the Public Service Board may deem sufficient, the Board may transfer the power or duties of that officer to any other employee of the corporation, provided that a majority of the Board concurs.

ARTICLE IV

CORPORATE BOOKS

The books of the corporation, except as otherwise provided by law, may be kept outside of the State of West Virginia, at such place or places as the Public Service Board may from time to time determine.

ARTICLE V

AMENDMENT OF BY-LAWS

The by-laws of this corporation may be altered, amended, or replaced, or new by-laws may be adopted, by vote of two-thirds (2/3) of the members of the Public Service Board.


 
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