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Constitution – Article Four

Membership

a) The membership will be open to all residents of the City of Barrie, regardless of race, creed or colour, who must abide by the Constitution and Bylaws of the Club. Membership is on an annual basis and the membership year shall be from May15th to May15th of the following year.
Residents outside these boundaries may be admitted at the discretion of the Executive, if openings are available. Existing members in good standing shall have priority for readmission as members for the following year (s).

b) Membership is by way of payment of an annual fee. The amount of fees shall be determined by the
Executive, which may designate types of membership, with fees to be adjusted accordingly.
Only members, in good standing shall be eligible to serve on any committee of the BCTC.

c) The Executive shall from time to time set and determine, as it deems appropriate, any additional
rights or obligations as the case may be, attaching to the different types of membership.

d) The membership of the Organization shall be limited as determined by resolution of the Executive.

e) An adult member means a person who is 18 years of age or older at the commencement of the
calendar year that such person is admitted as a member or renews his membership. A senior is a
member 60 years of age at the commencement of the calendar year that such person is admitted as
a member. The Family plan is defined as a husband and wife (common-law included) and their
dependants up to age 17.

f) A junior member means a person who is 17 years of age or younger (but not less than 12 years of
age) at the commencement of the calendar year that such person is admitted as a member or renews his membership.

g) Junior members do not have voting rights at the Annual General Meetings of the members.
Juniors members shall not be entitled to sit as Executive members on the Executive Board. The cost of junior membership shall in all cases be less than that of adult membership, as determined by the executive.

h) A Juvenile member means a person who is 11 years of age or younger (but not less than 6 years
of age) at the commencement of the calendar year that such person is admitted as a member of the
Juvenile program. At the discretion of the Executive, persons younger than 12 years of age may be
considered for regular Club activities based on their skill level. Juvenile members shall not be entitled to sit as Executive members on the Executive Board. The cost of the Juvenile program shall in all cases be less than that of adult membership, as determined by the Executive.

Revocation or Suspension of Membership

The Executive may by resolution revoke or suspend the membership of a Member for cause which
shall include severe transgressions of the Barrie Community Tennis Club's Code of Conduct.

a) The Secretary shall give at least 48 hours notice to such member that a meeting will be held at which the executive will consider the revocation or suspension of his/her membership.

b) The Secretary will further advise the member that he is entitled to attend the Meeting and give the
reasons why he/she opposes the proposed revocation or suspension of membership.

c) Immediately after the meeting, the President shall verbally inform the member of the executive's
decision and within one week after such meeting, the President, and/or executive member designated by the President, shall inform the member, in writing, as to whether or not his membership has been revoked or suspended and the reasons for such decision.

d) The decision of the Executive is final.

e) A member whose membership has been suspended will again be eligible for membership to BCTC
the following season.

f) Membership fee's are non-refundable.

Resignation

a) Members may submit their resignation in writing which shall be effective upon acceptance thereof by the Executive.

b) In case of resignation, a member shall remain liable for payment of any assessment or other sum levied or which became payable by him to the BCTC prior to acceptance of his resignation.

c) If a member fails to pay the required fee in any year, he shall be removed from membership in the BCTC, and he/she shall have to re-apply for membership in the normal fashion.

Solicitation

a) No member shall canvass, solicit or exhibit any service or product of any kind whatsoever on BCTC
premises or at any meeting, activity or event of BCTC unless previously authorized by resolution of the Executive with the exception of BCTC fundraising programs.

b) No member shall utilize the membership telephone directory for solicitation or canvassing for any product or service whatsoever with the exception of BCTC fundraising programs.