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Chapter 393

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  393.921.  Members must use services of nonprofit water company if available — membership not transferable, exception — meetings, how called, notice, procedure. — 1.  No person shall become a member of a nonprofit water company unless such person shall agree to use services furnished by the company when such shall be available through its facilities.  The bylaws of a company shall provide that any person, including an incorporator, shall cease to be a member of such company if such person shall fail or refuse to use services made available by the company or if services shall not be made available to such person by the company within a specified time after such person shall have become a member of such company.  Membership in the company shall not be transferable, except as provided in the bylaws.  The bylaws may prescribe additional qualifications and limitations with respect to membership.

  2.  An annual meeting of the members shall be held at such time as shall be provided in the bylaws.

  3.  Special meetings of the members may be called by the board of directors, by any three directors, by not less than ten percent of the members or by the president.

  4.  Meetings of members shall be held at such place as may be provided in the bylaws.  In the absence of any such provisions, all meetings shall be held in the city or town in which the principal office of the company is located.

  5.  Except as otherwise provided in sections 393.900 to 393.951, written or printed notice stating the time and place of each meeting of members and, in the case of a special meeting, the purpose or purposes for which the meeting is called, shall be given to each member, either personally or by mail, not less than ten nor more than twenty-five days before the date of the meeting.

  6.  Two percent of the members, present in person or by mail or proxy shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at all meetings of the members, unless the bylaws prescribe the presence of a greater percentage of the members for a quorum.  If less than a quorum is present at any meeting, a majority of those present in person may adjourn the meeting from time to time without further notice.

  7.  Each member shall be entitled to one vote on each matter submitted to a vote at a meeting.  Voting shall be in person, but, if the bylaws so provide, may also be by proxy or by mail, or both.  If the bylaws provide for voting by proxy or by mail, they shall also prescribe the conditions under which proxy or mail voting shall be exercised.


(L. 1999 H.B. 450 § 8 and L. 1999 S.B. 160 & 82 § 8, A.L. 2011 H.B. 315)

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