When Are the Meetings?

In accordance with ARTICLE IV Meetings of the AFGE Local 704 By-Laws, Section 1. Meetings (a):

Regular meetings of the local shall be held bimonthly (every other month) on the third Tuesday of the month (February, April, June, August, October, and December).  Where regular meetings fall on a holiday, the meeting will be held on the next full work day.  The Executive Board is empowered to change the day and date of a regular meeting when necessary, should it be in the best interest of the Local and its membership, provided that the membership is given five (5) working days written notice.

In accordance with Section 2 of Article IV Meetings, the regular order of business will be:

(a) Roll call of Executive Board Officers;

(b) Reading and approval by majority of the minutes of the previous meeting;

(c) Report of financial condition by local Treasurer;

(d) Reports of committees;

(e)  Unfinished business;

(f) New business;

(g) Comments for the good of the local; and

(h) Adjournment.

All questions before the local will be decided by a simple majority vote of the members present first by voice vote, then by a showing of hands, if necessary. (Section 4, Article IV)

Special meetings may be called as necessary, either by the President, by a two-thirds vote of the Executive Board or upon written petition of at least ten percent (10%) of the membership.  Five (5) working days written notice of the specific purpose of the meeting must be given to the membership.  No business other than that specified in the notice will be discussed. (Section 7, Article IV)

For a complete copy of the AFGE Local 704 By-Laws and Standard Local Constitution, please click here:

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