City of Salisbury, MO
Chariton County
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[Ord. No. 19-11-02, 11-14-2019[1]]
It is hereby established as a municipal activity of the City of Salisbury, Missouri, a "Salisbury Municipal Golf Course" to be organized and administered as provided herein.
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Editor's Note: Former Chapter 145, Municipal Golf Course, containing Sections 145.010 through 145.170, was repealed 11-14-2019 by Ord. No. 19-11-02.
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The Golf Course, consisting of sixty-five (65) acres, more or less, is located on the southwest corner of Potts Park in Salisbury, Missouri.
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The purposes for which this organization is formed are: to manage and improve the said real estate; to operate a golf course; to encourage the social association of its community and surrounding areas by providing reasonable facilities, athletic events, and social events for them to attend.
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The Salisbury Municipal Golf Course shall be directed by a Board of Directors, which shall derive its authority from the City of Salisbury, Missouri, and which shall be responsible to the Salisbury Board of Aldermen. The Directors shall be nominated from the membership of the Golf Course, subject to the approval of the Mayor, and ratification by the Board of Aldermen. Annual reports shall be submitted to the Board of Aldermen in April of each year.
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The Board of Directors shall not have the authority to borrow money at the credit of the City of Salisbury, Missouri, without the express consent of the Board of Aldermen.
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A. 
Anyone is eligible to join the Golf Course and obtain membership. A regular member is anyone who has paid their yearly dues. Anyone can play golf on the course by paying daily green fees.
B. 
The memberships in the Golf Course shall be divided into the following classes:
1. 
Family memberships.
2. 
Single memberships.
3. 
Student memberships.
C. 
Memberships shall not be restricted by reason of residency in the City of Salisbury. Membership to the Golf Course shall be open to all persons.
1. 
Family memberships include everyone in the immediate family who is living in the same household until eighteen (18) years of age, except for full-time college students who are eligible until twenty-two (22) years of age.
2. 
A single membership is any individual who pays the yearly dues.
3. 
A student membership is for full-time high school and college students whose family does not have a membership.
D. 
The regular members shall be the only members of the Golf Course that shall be entitled to vote at any meeting of the Golf Course. Each classification of membership shall be entitled to one (1) vote.
E. 
Any member wishing to make a comment or complaint shall do so, in writing, to the Secretary of the Board of Directors.
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The Board of Directors shall be comprised of nine (9) members, one-third (1/3) of the Board of Directors shall be presented to the membership by ballot for election in November. The ballot will consist of nominations and shall also be open to write-in votes (said write-in votes will only be open to members of the Salisbury Municipal Golf Course). Said ballots will be included with membership invoices, to be mailed in December, and returned on or by the last date in February. Upon selection of members of the Board of Directors by the general membership, the same shall be presented to the Board of Aldermen at the March meeting of the City of Salisbury, Missouri. The selection shall be presented to the Board of Aldermen for ratification at said meeting. The Golf Board will reorganize the Board of Directors at the April meeting.
B. 
Membership of the Board of Directors shall not be restricted to residents of the City of Salisbury, but may consist of any of the regular members of the Salisbury Municipal Golf Course.
C. 
Five (5) Board members will constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.
D. 
The Board of Directors shall have the power to set membership charges, green fees, and cart shed fees. The Board of Directors shall have general charge of club buildings, grounds and property, and shall have the power to hire and discharge all employees with Board of Aldermen approval. The Board shall approve the purchase of all major supplies and equipment and shall approve all contracts made on behalf of the Golf Course. The Board shall manage and supervise the financial and other affairs of the Golf Course. The Board shall make and enforce rules and regulations by disciplinary actions, if necessary, for the use of the golf course, club house, and grounds. The Board shall do all things to effectively carry out the business of the Golf Course and it may delegate such powers as it may see fit.
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The officers of the Golf Course shall consist of President, Vice President, and Secretary/Treasurer. The positions of officers will be voted on by the Board of Directors annually at the March meeting. If any suggested motion should come to a tie, the President shall vote for majority rule.
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The President shall preside at the meeting of the Board of Directors and all special meetings.
B. 
He/she shall call special meetings of the members of the Board of Directors.
C. 
The President shall make annual reports to the members, Board of Aldermen and give quarterly updates of the Golf Board accomplishments and challenges.
D. 
The President, with the Secretary, shall sign all written contracts and obligations and shall have charge of the general supervision and control of the property and its management.
E. 
The President shall appoint someone from the general membership to fill a vacancy on the Board of Directors caused by death or resignation.
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In the absence of the President, the Vice President shall hold the office of President as well as Vice President until the next election.
B. 
The Vice President shall be an ex officio member of all committees.
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The Secretary/Treasurer shall keep full and accurate minutes of all meetings of the Golf Course and the proceedings of the Board of Directors in books provided for that purpose.
B. 
The Secretary/Treasurer shall attend to all correspondence of the club unless otherwise instructed.
C. 
The Secretary/Treasurer shall promptly present to the Board of Directors or the President all written complaints or comments made to him/her.
D. 
The Secretary/Treasurer shall establish and maintain a set of books to account for all fiscal activities of the Golf Course and produce a financial statement each month for the Golf Board and to submit said statement to the Board of Aldermen as well as the monthly meeting minutes.
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The Board of Directors may from time to time prescribe other or different duties for the officers and employees of the club.
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The President shall appoint the following standing committees. Each committee shall consist of up to five (5) members of which at least two (2) are members of the Board of Directors. Those two (2) members shall serve as Co-Chair. All committee appointments are subject to ratification by the Board and are for one (1) year terms. Committees shall prepare and present at the regular monthly meeting of the Board of Directors their committees' activities.
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Grounds And Greens Committee. The Grounds and Greens Committee shall have general charge of the maintenance of the fairways, greens, driving range, water system and maintenance equipment. They shall work closely with the Groundskeeper. It is the duty of the Co-Chairmen to supervise the Groundskeeper. They shall also check with the Groundskeeper on the machinery and make recommendations to the Board on the purchase and repair of machinery. They shall also study and make to the Board recommendations on improving the Golf Course grounds.
2. 
Tournament Committee. The Tournament Committee shall make all arrangements for the local golf tournaments. It is their responsibility to learn how to run tournaments in an appropriate way.
3. 
Other Committees. The Board of Directors shall be authorized to create any other committee and define the functions thereof as the Board deems necessary.
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It is the responsibility of the Board of Directors to help enforce the rules and regulations of the Golf Course.
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Members have first chance to rent the cart sheds. There are two (2) types of golf cart sheds available.
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Special meetings may be called at any time by the President or application of ten (10) members in writing. The President shall duly notify the membership by public notice, posted twenty-four (24) hours in advance at the office of City Hall and at the Golf Course.
B. 
The Board of Directors shall meet on the first Wednesday of each month at the Golf Course, or other meeting site as directed by the Board of Directors. The meeting shall start at 7:00 p.m. and notice of the meeting shall be posted twenty-four (24) hours in advance at the office of City Hall and at the Golf Course.
C. 
The President shall meet quarterly with the Board of Aldermen and report the Golf Course's successes and challenges, as well as submit and present an annual report to the Board of Aldermen at the April meeting.
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All employees of the Salisbury Municipal Golf Course shall be employees of the City of Salisbury, Missouri. All employee expenses including payroll, payroll taxes, employee benefits packages, or any other general employment expense shall be reimbursed by the Salisbury Municipal Golf Course to the City of Salisbury, Missouri, on a monthly basis.
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The City of Salisbury, Missouri, shall be responsible for the provision and costs of all property insurance coverage for the operation of the Salisbury Municipal Golf Course.
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The property upon which the Salisbury Municipal Golf Course is operated shall be solely owned by the City of Salisbury, Missouri.