Join us for Cobb EMC's Annual Meeting!
Saturday, September 19
8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
North Georgia State Fair at Jim R. Miller Park
Cobb EMC members are invited to attend the meeting. Learn about Cobb EMC’s progress, ways to save on your electric bill and exercise your right to vote. Each Cobb EMC member who registers will receive four free North Georgia State Fair tickets with unlimited rides and free parking to use when the fair is in town. You can also win door prizes including tablets, Visa® gift cards, bill credits, Big Green Egg® grills and a refurbished Cobb EMC truck!
Member registration begins at 8 a.m. and closes at 9:30 a.m.
Board of directors election in 2015
The following districts and directors' terms are expiring in 2015 (Sec. 3.06):
- District 2 – Rudy Underwood
- District 3 – Kelly Bodner
- District 9 – Eric Broadwell
SECTION 3.08. Notice of Nominees. The Secretary shall be responsible for posting at the Cooperative’s headquarters and on its website the nominees for the election, and if received on or before the fourth Friday in May, shall include same in the notice to the Members for the meeting at which the election is to be held.
Key dates and deadlines:
- May 22: Terms for directors of districts 2, 3 and 9 will be expiring at the Annual Meeting. Nomination petitions for Director elections must be submitted (Sec. 3.07).
- June 11: Member sponsored bylaw amendments must be submitted (Sec. 10.01).
- August 14: Notice must be received from any member desiring to exceed the 5 minute speaking limitation for the Annual Meeting (Sec. 2.12).
*There are several other deadlines and requirements applicable to the Annual Meeting that are contained in the Bylaws. Members are encouraged to review Cobb EMC’s Bylaws and to contact Kevan Espy at firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have any questions about the Annual Meeting, or any deadline or requirement related to the Annual Meeting.
Specific bylaw requirements associated with director elections are listed below:
SECTION 3.05. Director Term Limits. Directors shall not be eligible to be nominated or elected to serve for more than four (4) full terms as a Director.
SECTION 3.06. Notice of Expiring Director Terms. The Cooperative shall ensure that a notice is delivered to all Members not later than the second Friday in April notifying Members of the name of all Directors whose term of office will expire at the Annual Meeting. Such notice shall also include a description of these Directors’ Districts, and direct such Members to information about the requirements for nominating petitions and related deadlines.
SECTION 3.07. Nominations. Members (including those serving as incumbent Directors) seeking to be nominated for election to the Board must submit a written petition of at least thirty-five (35) or more Members of the Cooperative whose service address is in the same District as the petitioner’s service address (the “Nominating Petition”). Nominating Petitions must be submitted to the Secretary on or before the fourth Friday in May, and ... [See full Bylaw section for the remaining information.]