SECTION 1 - The President
shall have the authority to establish committees in the best interest of
the Lehigh Valley Area Local. The President shall allocate the necessary
funds to perform the duties of any such committees established.
SECTION 2 - BUDGET COMMITTEE: The Budget Committee shall consist of the
Vice President as Chairperson, the Treasurer, and no more than two other
persons as appointed by the President. The Budget Committee shall
present a budget as outlined in Article 4, Section 5.
SECTION 3 - PUBLICATION
COMMITTEE: (a) It will be the responsibility of this Committee to
publish at least bi-monthly newsletters, for distribution to all dues
paying members and retirees. Adequate LWOP will be allocated by the
President to perform these duties.
(b) This Committee shall consist of the President as Editor and at least
one Associate Editors.
(c) The salary of the associate editor(s) shall be fifty ($50.00)
dollars per month
SECTION 4 - ELECTION COMMITTEE: The Election Committee shall be
established in accordance with Article 7 of this Constitution. It shall
be the duty of the Committee to safeguard the secrecy and honesty of the
election, to count and announce the results of the election in a signed
statement and decide all controversies arising out of the election. The
Election Committee shall seal the ballots from the election and place
them in trust with the union Secretary to be preserved for a period of
one (1) year. If for any reason the ballots must be opened, the
Secretary shall turn over the sealed packet to the Election Committee
for disposal of the question.
SECTION 5 - CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS SCREENING COMMITTEE: The
Constitution and Bylaws Screening Committee shall consist of one
Chairperson and at least two (2) other members. This committee will meet
after the March meeting where all submitted proposals are read without
discussion but prior to the April Meeting where proposed amendments are
voted on for adoption.
The purpose of this committee will be to facilitate the amending of the
Constitution and Bylaws. It shall screen all resolutions submitted in an
effort to consolidate identical resolutions and identify similar
resolutions. This committee will be responsible for clarifying
resolution language but may not alter any resolution from it's original
intent. A Full report must be given at the April meeting of the
committee's action regarding consolidation, identifying similar
resolutions and clarifying language of any resolution.
The committee will be responsible for the posting of the proposal(s), in
original form, in all stations and/or branches. If necessary, this
committee will be responsible for posting any amended proposal(s) where
the change proposed increases the original posting.
The Executive Vice-President will be responsible for the inserting of
changes in the Constitution and Bylaws and maintaining an up-to-date
copy of same. Adequate LWOP will be allocated by the President to
perform all duties listed in this section.