PEEL NON-PROFIT HOUSING CORPORATION

BY-LAW NUMBER 1-94

A by-law to amend By-law Number 1 as amended, relating generally to the transaction of the business affairs of the Corporation.

 


BE IT ENACTED as a by-law of Peel Non-Profit Housing Corporation (hereinafter called _Corporation_) as follows:

1.That By-law Number 1 of the Corporation, as amended, being a by-law relating generally to the transaction of the business and affairs of the Corporation is amended by the deletion of Section Two-A and insertion in its place of the following:

SECTION 2A MEMBERS

2A.01 Classes of Membership - The membership of the Corporation shall consist of two classes. The first class of members of the Corporation shall consist of members from time to time of the Council of the Regional Municipality of Peel and shall be referred to as the Non-Resident Member Class. The second class of members of the Corporation shall consist of lease holders in good standing of accommodations owned by the Corporation who have been duly appointed by the Residents in accommodations owned by the Corporation, and are of the age of majority and shall be referred to as the Resident Member Class.

2A.02 Election of Resident Member Class - Resident Members will be elected from each development by Residents. All Residents residing in each unit within a development will be restricted to one (1) vote per unit. Residents residing in group homes will be restricted to one (1) vote per bed. Residents from developments with one to ninety-nine units may elect not more than one (1) resident member determined by the highest number of votes cast. Residents from developments with one hundred to one hundred ninety-nine units may elect not more than two (2) resident members determined by the two highest number of votes cast. Residents from developments of two hundred or more units may elect not more than three (3) resident members determined by the three highest number of votes cast. Each Resident who has been elected by the Residents shall become a member of the Resident Member Class by resolution of the Board of Directors appointing him/her to the membership.

2A.03 Voting Powers by Members

(a) Each member of the Non-Resident Member Class has twenty (20) votes.

(b) Each member of the Resident Member Class has one (1) vote.

2A.04 Termination of Membership from the Non-Resident Class - The membership of a member of the Non-Resident Member Class shall be terminated upon the termination of that person's membership of the Council of the Regional Municipality of Peel.

2A.05 Termination of Membership from the Resident Member Class - The membership of a member of the Resident Member Class shall be terminated upon that member ceasing to reside in accommodations owned by the Corporation, at the request of the member or on expiry of three (3) years from the date of resolution appointing him/her to the membership and on resolution of the Board of Directors appointing the new members of the Corporation as elected by the Residents residing in accommodations owned by the Corporation.

2.Section 3.01 of By-law Number 1 of the Corporation is amended as follows:

"3.01 Quorum - Majority of the Directors with a representative of each of the area municipalities being present is necessary to constitute a quorum of a meeting of the Board of Directors."

3. By-law Number 1 of the Corporation is further amended by the insertion of the following paragraphs following paragraph 3.01:

"3.01A Non Resident Class Directors - Non Resident Class Directors will consist of the members of the Council of the Regional Municipality of Peel as designated by the Chairman of the Regional Municipality of Peel from time to time.

3.01B Resident Class Directors - Effective December 31, 1995, the members consisting of the Resident Member Class shall elect not less than one-third and not more than forty percent of the Directors of the Corporation from the Resident Member Class.

3.01C Election of Resident Class Directors - Each member of the Resident Member Class will have one (1) vote for purposes of electing Directors from the Resident Member Class to the Board of Directors. Directors will be elected from the Resident Member Class based on highest number of votes ensuring minimum allocations are achieved in the following priority: firstly, one (1) Director from each area municipality and secondly, two (2) Directors from developments classified as family developments and two (2) Directors from developments classified as senior developments. The remaining Directors elected from the Resident Member Class will be chosen based on the highest number of votes.

Overlap between the minimum allocations is permissible. Developments will be classified as family developments or senior developments as determined by resolution of the Board of Directors. Resident members are entitled to exercise their vote for Directors without regard to the classification of development within which they reside.

3.01D Term of Office of Resident Class Directors - Directors elected by the Resident Member Class will serve for a term of office of three (3) years in duration. Vacancies occurring from within the Board of Directors elected by the Resident Member Class will be replaced by the next Director nominee from the previous election (satisfying minimum allocation requirements) for the balance of the three-year (3) term remaining. If no Director nominees are available a by-election will be held with nominations restricted to those meeting minimum allocation requirements."

4. By-law Number 1 of the Corporation is further amended by inserting the following section 7.01A after section 7.01:

"7.01AQuorum - A quorum for the meeting of the members of the Corporation shall be a majority of the members of the Non-Resident Class with a representative of each of the area municipalities being present."

5. By-law Number 1 of the Corporation is further amended by the deletion of the following from section 7.02:

"If the notice is given by being delivered personally or by being left at the Director's or member's residence or place of their business it shall be delivered at least forty-eight (48) hours before the hour set for such meeting. If the notice is mailed, the time required shall be sixty (60) hours and Saturdays and Sundays and public holidays shall not be counted as part of the sixty (60) hours.And insertion of the following in its place:

"If notice is by ordinary mail, it shall be effective if mailed ten days or more before the meeting. If notice is delivered personally or by being left at the Director's or member's place of residence or business it shall be effective if delivered ten (10) days or more before the date of the meeting."

 

DULY PASSED AND ENACTED at a meeting of the Directors of the Corporation duly held on the 17th day of May, 1994.

Secretary, President

 

DULY CONFIRMED by unanimous vote of the Members of the Corporation, duly held on the 26th day of May, 1994.

Secretary, Chair