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PLUM CREEK NORTH MASTER HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.
POLICY REGARDING CONDUCT OF MEETINGS

Adopted December 12, 2005

The following procedures have been adopted by the Plum Creek North Master Homeowners Association, Inc. ("Association") pursuant to the provisions of C.R.S. 38-33.3-209.5, at a regular meeting of the Board of Directors.

WHEREAS, the Board of Directors believe it to be in the best interest of the Association to establish a uniform and systematic protocol for conducting meetings of the Association, for both Member's meetings and Board meetings, which will ensure equitable participation by the Members, while permitting the Board to conduct the business of the Association. 

WHEREAS, a policy regarding the conduct of meetings will also memorialize the circumstances under which the Board may convene into executive session.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Association does hereby adopt the following policy governing the conduct of meetings of the Members and meetings of the Board:

1               All meetings of the Association are open to every Member, or to any person designated by a Member in writing as the Member's representative, and Members or designated representatives so desiring shall be permitted to attend, listen, and speak at an appropriate time during the deliberations and proceedings; except that, for regular and special meetings of the Board, Members who are not Board members may not participate in any deliberation or discussion unless expressly so authorized by a vote of the majority of a quorum of the Board.

2               The Board may place reasonable time restrictions on those persons speaking during the meeting but shall permit a Member or a Member's designated representative to speak before the Board takes formal action on an item under discussion, in addition to any other opportunities to speak. The Board shall provide for a reasonable number of persons to speak on each side of an issue.

3               Upon the final resolution of any matter for which the Board received legal advice or that concerned pending or contemplated litigation, the Board may elect to preserve the attorney-client privilege in any appropriate manner, or it may elect to disclose such information, as it deems appropriate, about such matter in an open meeting.

4               All regular and special meetings of the Board, or any committee thereto, shall be open to attendance by all Members or to any person designated by a Member in writing.  At regular and special meetings of the Board, Members who are not members of the Board may not participate in any deliberation or discussion unless expressly so authorized by a vote of the majority of a quorum of the Board.

5               The Board may place reasonable time restrictions on those persons speaking during the Board meeting but shall permit Members or their designated representatives to speak before the Board takes formal action on an item under discussion, in addition to any other opportunities to speak. The Board shall provide for a reasonable number of persons to speak on each side of an issue.

6               The agenda for all meetings shall follow the order of business specified by the Association's Bylaws, and if none, in accordance with the order of business determined by the Board, which shall include a Member Open Forum during which any Member or Member's designated representative who wishes to speak will have the opportunity to do so, subject to the remaining provisions of this policy.

7               The Board shall have the right to determine the length of time of the Open Forum. The President or acting chair of the meeting may place reasonable limitations upon the time given to each member seeking to comment to allow sufficient time for as many members as possible to comment within the time permitted. Unless otherwise determined by the President or acting chair, the time limit will be three (3) minutes per member. Members will only be allowed to speak more than once during Open Forum at the discretion of the Board. No member may speak a second time until all members wishing to speak have had an opportunity to speak once.

8               Sign-Up Sheets. A sign-up sheet will be made available to members immediately prior to the meeting. Any Member wishing to comment at the ensuing meeting may add his/her name to the sign-up sheet.  Members will be recognized for comment at the meeting in the same order as their names appear on the sign-up sheet.  All Members wishing to comment who have not placed their names on the sign-up sheet will nonetheless be permitted to speak, time permitting. The President of the Board or acting chair shall, to the best of his/her ability, allocate time to each Member for comment so as to allow as many Members as possible to speak.

9               Curtailment of Member Conduct.  Should the President or acting chair determine that any Member has spoken for the allocated amount of time or longer, the President or acting chair shall have the authority to instruct that member to yield the floor, and that member will be obligated to comply with the President's or acting chair's instruction.

10            Executive Session. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Board or a committee thereof may hold an executive or closed door session and may restrict attendance to Board members and other persons specified by the Board; provided that any such executive or closed door session may only be held in accordance with the provisions and requirements of the Act, as amended from time to time, or other applicable law.  The matters to be discussed at such an executive session are limited to:

a. Matters pertaining to employees of the association or the managing agent's contract or involving the employment, promotion, discipline, or dismissal of an officer, agent, or employee of the association;

b.

Consultation with legal counsel concerning disputes that are the subject of pending or imminent court proceedings or matters that are privileged or confidential between attorney and client;

c.

Investigative proceedings concerning possible or actual criminal misconduct;

d.

Matters subject to specific constitutional, statutory, or judicially imposed requirements protecting particular proceedings or matters from public disclosure;

e.

Any matter the disclosure of which would constitute an unwarranted invasion of individual privacy;

f.

Review of or discussion relating to any written or oral communication from legal counsel.

Prior to the time the members of the Board convene in executive session, the President or acting chair shall announce the general matter of discussion as enumerated in paragraphs (a) to (f) above. No rule or regulation of the Board shall be adopted during an executive session. A rule or regulation may be validly adopted only during a regular or special meeting or after the Board goes back into regular session following an executive session.

11. Disruptive or Unruly Behavior. If a member refuses to stop talking after his/her allotted time has ended or otherwise disrupts the meeting, the following procedure will be followed:

                  a.             The President or acting chair will issue an oral warning that if the member continues to speak or disrupt the meeting, either the meeting will be adjourned or law enforcement/security will be called to remove the individual.

                  b.             If the member continues to speak or disrupt the meeting, the President or acting chair will call a recess and speak directly to the member, reiterating that either the meeting will be adjourned or  law enforcement/security will be called to remove the individual.

                  c.             If the member still refuses to cooperate, the President or acting chair may choose whether to adjourn the meeting to another time or to call law enforcement/ security.

The undersigned hereby certify that the foregoing resolution was adopted and made a part of the minutes of the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Association conducted on the 12th day of December 2005.

Plum Creek North Master Homeowners Association, Inc.

By:

Peter Rinehart
President

Attest:

This policy regarding conduct of meetings was adopted by the Board of Directors at a regular meeting held on the 12th  day of December 2005, and is effective the 12th  day of December 2005, and is attested to by the Secretary of the Plum Creek North Master Homeowners Association, Inc.

Curt Maddock
Secretary

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