GCA Membership Form

Please return this form with your payment.  Any new sign-ups for 4th quarter 2016 carry their membership through December 2017.  To make sure you are included in the directory, please get your renewal or membership application in by January 5th.  Thank you.

Please copy and paste the form to a word document or download the membership form as a PDF file.

2017 New Member or Renewal Membership Form

If you have questions, please contact Sandy Carlson at 275-5024, theteacher@wavecable.com.

Printed from the www.grapeviewwa.com website.

 GCA Membership Form

Grapeview Community Association’s
2017 New Member or Renewal Membership Form
MAIL TO: Grapeview Community Association ~ P.O. Box 355 ~ Grapeview, WA 98546
The goal is to have the directories printed and ready for mailing in early February. Your prompt attention is appreciated.
            ___   Household Membership: $25.00      or     ___  Individual Membership: $20.00
As we approach the end of another membership year, your Grapeview Community Association Board would like to thank you for your support of GCA and its many community-oriented activities. We ask for your continued support by renewing your GCA Membership. Your membership dues do not quite cover GCA’s administrative costs for insurance, the directory, supplies and our social activities, allowing us to use our fund raising efforts for community outreach.
                         ____ New Member    or    ____ Renewal  

                         Has your information changed since 2016?   ___ yes   ___ no
Please provide your current information below:
Name(s): _____________________________________________________
Physical address: ______________________________________________
Mailing Address: ______________________________________________
City/State: ___________________________________________________
Phone: ______________________________________________________
*Email: ______________________________________________________
***If you do not want the above information listed in the directory, please check ______***
***Please check those areas for which you are willing to volunteer. ***
Second Fridays’ Potlucks: _____ Water Festival: _____ Crab Feed: _____ Mexican Fiesta:______
Snacks with Santa: ______ Irish Stew:______ Grapeview Loop Rd. Cleanup: ____ Oktoberfest: _____
Chili Cook-off: _____ Annual Summer Barbeque: ____ New Year’s Eve Party: ____
*If you have an email address, you will receive the GCA newsletter and activity reminders at your email address from: gcawanews@hotmail.com.

Again, thank you for your support.
If you have questions, please contact Sandy Carlson at 275-5024, theteacher@wavecable.com.

GCA Standing Rules

Revised September 9th 2011

1.   The Dues Year shall be from January 1 to December 31.  Dues Schedule:  Individual - $20.00/Household - $25.00.

2.     The President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer shall be authorized to sign checks.  
One signature is required on each check.

3.    The business address of the Grapeview Community Association is  P.O. Box 355, Grapeview, WA 98546 .

4.    The times of the Association meetings shall be determined by the Executive Board.

5.    Agenda items should be called in to the President seven days prior to the scheduled meeting.

6.   The offices of Secretary and Treasurer may be combined by action of the Executive Board.
However, the person serving in the combined capacity shall have only one (1) vote in any deliberations.

7.   The President shall appoint the Chairpersons of the Standing Committees from among the voting membership of the Association.

8.   Grapeview Community Association equipment may be loaned to current members of the organization.  
The Executive Board  shall establish a check out procedure and policy (see below).



As a Grapeview Community Association member you have been given the right to check out equipment that is owned by the Community Association.
Equipment for loan: tables, chairs, coffee pot, roasters, canopies, propane cooker
It is your responsibility to protect and care for this equipment during the period you have it checked out. All equipment shall be returned in the same condition in which you received it. Any damages that occurs  during the time you have the equipment shall be your responsibility to repair or replace. 
The Community Association and its members are not responsible for any injuries or damage which may be caused through the use of this equipment. The Community Association and its members shall be held harmless in any legal actions that may be forthcoming.
To reserve equipment, call either of the current GCA trustees. That contact information is in the Membership Directory.
1.___________________________     4.__________________________
2.___________________________     5.__________________________
3.___________________________    6.___________________________
DATE CHECKED OUT:      ______________________
DATE RETURNED:   ___________________________
I have read, understand and agree to comply with the conditions as stated in this document.
Telephone number_____________________________________


GCA By-Laws

By-Laws of the Grapeview Community Association
Revised January 9, 2015
The name of this organization shall be the Grapeview Community Association.
The object of this Association shall be to promote the material and social welfare of the community; to encourage community spirit; and to cooperate with other civic organizations for mutual benefit.
Section 1.
This Association shall be non-political, non-partisan and non-sectarian.
Section 2.
This Association shall be an equal opportunity Association. Persons will be welcome to join regardless of race, color, creed, sex, or age.
Section 3.

This Association shall be organized as a non-profit corporation.

Section 1.       

In general, any person ten (10) years of age or over, living in Grapeview or the immediate adjacent territory, or whose interests are logically vested in this community, may become a member of the Association. 

Section 2.       

The Association will offer two types of membership: Voting and Non-voting.
Section 3.       

Voting Members shall be 18 years of age or older and shall have paid the appropriate dues as set forth in the Standing Rules.

Section 4.       Non-voting Members

                        A. Associate Members. Shall be ten (10) years through 17 years of age. 
                        B. Honorary Members. Shall be elected by the membership
                              upon recommendation by the Executive Board.

Section 1.       

Regular meetings of the Association shall be held on the second Friday of odd numbered months unless otherwise determined by the Executive Board.

Section 2.      

The election of officers for the coming year will be held at the regular November meeting.
Section 3.       

An annual meeting shall be held in January to hear reports of the last year's work, to install officers, and to consider any other business which shall properly be presented.
Section 4.      

Special meetings may be called by the Executive Board; or by petition, in writing, of ten (10) members of the Association. Notice of such a meeting, including the purpose, shall be given two weeks in advance of the meeting.
Section 5.      

Notice of any meeting, including the purpose, shall be given two weeks in advance of the meeting.

Section 6.      

A quorum shall consist of thirty (30)-voting members of the Association.

Section 1.       

The officers of the Association shall be a President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and two (2) Trustees.
Section 2.       

The President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer shall serve for a term of one (1) year. The Trustees shall serve a two- (2) year term, with one (1) trustee elected every year. Trustees, if properly nominated and elected may serve more than one term.

Duties of Officers
 Section 1.      

The President shall preside at all meetings of the Association and Executive Board; appoint Committees, subject to the approval of the Executive Board; and perform all other duties pertaining to the office.
Section 2.       
The Vice-President shall, in the absence of the President, preside at meetings of the Association and Executive Board; and if the President is not able to perform his/her duties, the Vice-President shall perform those functions. 
Section 3.       
The Secretary shall keep an accurate record of all meetings, carry on all correspondence of the Association, be the custodian of the Association files, and perform all other duties pertaining to the office.
Section 4.       
The Treasurer shall receive all funds of the Association; pay all bills authorized by the Association or the Executive Board; keep an accurate record of all receipts and disbursements; and issue a bimonthly financial report for all Association accounts.
Section 5.       
The Trustees- shall be the legal representatives of the Association and shall sign any legal documents relating to any transactions approved by the membership.

 Section 1.      
The annual election of officers shall be held at the November meeting. New officers will take office at the January meeting. 
Section 2.       
By October 15, the President shall appoint a Nominating Committee of three (3), which shall nominate candidates for office at the November meeting. Nominations may be made from the floor, provided that the person nominated has agreed to serve in the office if elected.
Section 3.       
Vacancies in office shall be filled by appointment of the Executive Board until the next regular election.
Executive Board
Section 1.       
The Executive Board shall consist of the President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, the two (2) Trustees, the immediate Past President, and the five (5) Chairpersons of the Standing Committees:  Fundraising, Membership, Member Events, Community Outreach, and Communications. 
Section 2.
The Executive Board shall carry on the routine business of the Association. A vote of the membership is required in order for the Executive Board to sell or purchase property; to encumber the association beyond the limits of its current financial resources; to amend the By-Laws; or to dissolve the corporation.
Section 3.       
A quorum shall consist of a majority of the members of the Board.
Section 4.       
The Board shall meet at the call of the President, or by petition of any member of the Board. All meetings shall be routinely announced and shall be open to the membership.
Fiscal Year
 The fiscal year shall be January 1 through December 31.
 All meetings shall be conducted in accordance with Robert's Rules of Order - using the most recent revised edition.
In the event of the Dissolution of the Grapeview Community Association, any and all monies and assets shall be turned over to a local community non-profit charitable organization to be determined by the membership.
Section 1.       
These By-Laws may be amended by a two-thirds vote of the members in attendance and voting at any regular meeting of the Association, provided that a copy of such proposed amendment or change shall have been filed with the Secretary and read to the Association at the previous regular meeting, The membership shall be notified of the meeting at which the contemplated change is to be read and of the meeting at which it will be voted on.
Section 2.       
The Standing Rules may be amended by a majority vote of the membership at any meeting of the Association provided that the membership has been notified in writing of the proposed change in the Standing Rules and the date and time of the meeting at which the vote will be taken. 

GCA Contacts

Grapeview Community Association Contacts
President - Steve Hecht  360 552-2868   steve@longtermfinancial.com

Vice President - Stephanie Paulson 360 275-6764  paulsonscv@wavecable.com
Secretary - Sherry van Dijk  360 275-8338   msbvanddijk@wavecable.com
Past President - Patty Hansen 360 275-6221  hansenreach@wavecable.com