Notice of Proposed Bylaws Amendments

The San Antonio Board of REALTORS® (“SABOR”) will hold a Special General Membership Meeting on October 5, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at the SABOR Main Offices. Register hereSABOR will submit for a vote the following proposed bylaws amendments.The recommended changes are:

Recommendation 1: Recommend that the “Audit language” in the Bylaws be changed from “accounts of the Treasurer” to “accounts of the Association.” The proposed change would be to Part X, Section 9 of the bylaws and be amended as follows:

At the end of each fiscal year, and at any other time that the Directors may determine, the accounts of the Treasurer Association shall be audited by such committee or Certified Public Accountants as may be designated by the Directors.

Recommendation 2: Recommend that the language under Article XIII Section 1 and Section 2 of the Bylaws be amended to provide that Committees of the Association will be proposed by the Chairman of the Board, the Chair-Elect, and the President and CEO. The proposed language for these changes would be amended as follows:

Section 1: The Chairman of the Board, the Chairman–Elect, and the President and CEO shall appoint, subject to confirmation by the Board of Directors, the following standing Committees: Professional Standards and Multiple Listing. All others shall be defined in the SABOR Operations and Standing Rules Manual (Policies and Procedures).

Section 2: The Chairman of the Board, the Chairman-Elect, and the President and CEO shall appoint committees, subcommittees, and task forces, subject to confirmation by the Board of Directors, as deemed necessary.

Recommendation 3: Recommend that the bylaws be amended to provide that votes of the general membership shall be allowed to be conducted in person or by mail ballot, or electronic message ballot. The proposed change would be to Part XII, adding a new Section 10 and written as follows:

SECTION 10 – VOTING OF THE GENERAL MEMBERSHIP A membership vote on any matter may be conducted in person, by mail, by electronic message, or by any combination of these methods.

To attend the Special Membership Meeting where these changes will be presented for a vote, click here.

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