The Board has decided that the 2021 Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at the new Y-W Headquarters, Akron, Colorado.
Following is a summary of some of the bylaw requirements pertaining to annual meetings and election of directors:
Voting for Directors shall be by mail ballot or in person at the meeting. At least seven per centum (7%) of the members voting shall constitute a quorum for the election, providing at least 100 members shall attend the annual meeting in person. At least 100 members must be present at the meeting to conduct other business.
At the 2021 meeting, three directors shall be up for election:
District No. 2
Original 2nd Commissioner District – Yuma County
District No. 5
2nd Commissioner District – Washington County
Chester (Chet) Gebauer
District No. 9
Town of Otis
Nominations shall be by petition only (The Form of Petition is available at Y-W’s office in Akron or will be mailed upon request). The petitions must be filed with the Executive Administrative Assistant by delivering to Y-W’s office not less than 45 days before the meeting (no later than February 1st). A minimum of 15 members must sign each petition and the members signing must be residents of the District in which the nomination for vacancy occurs.
The nominee must be eligible to be a Director as outlined in the bylaws, including being a member and a resident of the Director District which he/she is to represent. However, the operating or chief executive of a member that is not a natural person, such as a corporation, church, etc. may become a Director although not receiving service from Y-W at their primary residence, if the nominee, is in substantial permanent occupancy, direction, or use of the premises served by Y-W. Such nominee must reside within or in close proximity to an area served by Y-W.
Any member who wishes the Board to consider placing any bylaw amendment or other item on the Annual Meeting Agenda should notify the office by January 11th, 2021.
Please contact our office if you have any questions or suggestions.
Y-W Electric Association, Inc.