Rules & Bylaws

The ANCs conduct their business under Robert’s Rules of Order. In addition, ANC 3/4G must follow its Bylaws, which are adopted each year and may only be amended following a duly noticed meeting and a majority vote of the Commission. Our ANC also follows a number of Standing Rules that generally govern the conduct of our meetings but may be waived or modified at any time by a majority vote of the Commission.

BYLAWS 2018

CHEVY CHASE ADVISORY NEIGHBORHOOD COMMISSION

(ANC 3/4G)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ARTICLE 1.             NAME

ARTICLE II.                        DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Section 1.        Purpose

Section 2.        Scope

ARTICLE III.           MEMBERSHIP

Section 1.        Composition of Commission

Section 2.        Compensation of Commissioners

Section 3.        In Absentia Vote

Section 4.        Quorum Requirements

ARTICLE IV.           OFFICERS

Section 1.        Election of Officers

Section 2.        Time of Election

Section 3.        Nominations

Section 4.        Voting

Section 5.        Tie-Vote

Section 6.        Assuming Office

Section 7.        Removal for Cause

Section 8.        Vacancies

Section 9.        Duties of the Chairperson

Section 10.      Duties of Vice-Chairperson

Section 11.      Duties of Secretary

Section 12.      Maintenance of Records

Section 13.      Duties of Treasurer

Section 14.      Development of FY Budget

Section 15.      Quarterly Report

Section 16.      Cosigners of Checks

Section 17.      Bonding Chairperson and Treasurer

Section 18.      Depositories

Section 19.      Emergency Action

SECTION V.             MEETINGS

Section 1.        Public Meetings

Section 2.        Special Meetings

Section 3.        Agenda

Section 4.        Procedure

Section 5.        Citizen Comments

ARTICLE VI.           COMMITTEES

 

Section 1.        Special Committees

Section 2.        Commission Representation

Section 3.        Community Representation and Officers

Section 4.        Committee Chairpersons

ARTICLE VII.         PROCEDURES

Section 1.        Record of Official Action

Section 2.        Recommendations by Committees

Section 3.        Publication of Official Actions of Commission

  1. Signatures and Commission Stationery
  2. Minority Reports

Section 4.        Other Communications

Section 5.        Dissemination of Information

Section 6.        Community Involvement

Section 7.        Commissioner’s Rights/Responsibilities

  1. Office Access
  2. Records and Files
  3. Review of Financial Information
  4. Review of Checkbook and Bank Statements
  5. Majority, Concurring and Minority Reports

SECTION VIII         AMENDMENTS

Section 1.        Required Procedure and Voting

BY-LAWS approved by a vote of  6 to 0, a quorum being 4, at a public meeting held on January 8, 2018.