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These are the current official documents governing i3 Detroit.  Most members only need to be familiar with the standing rules.
:Organizations Governance. In this document 'Members' refers to voting members as apposed to all 'key holders'.  
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;'''[[501c3 Application]]'''
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==Standing Rules==
:IRS form 1023 and supporting materials, as filed with the IRS.
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;View online: [[Standing Rules]].
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;Purpose: Defines the rules governing members.
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;Original: None currently exists.
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;To change: requires a resolution of the members.
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==Member resolutions==
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;View online: [[Category:Resolutions]].
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;Purpose: Record of proposals passed by the membership.
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;Original: None currently exists.
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;To change: New resolutions can be passed by the membership.  Old resolutions can never be changed, but can be superceded by newer ones.
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==Bylaws==
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;View online: [[Bylaws|Bylaws]].
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;Purpose: Defines the rules
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;Original: held by the Secretary.
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;To change: requires a resolution of the board with 2/3 majority of '''all directors''' and a resolution of the members with a 2/3 majority.  The bylaws should not be changed without a firm understanding of how changes affect the answers to questions on the Form 1023.
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==Director resolutions==
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;View online: [[Category:Resolutions]].
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;Purpose: Record of proposals passed by the directors.
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;To change: New resolutions can be passed by the directors.  Old resolutions can never be changed, but can be superceded by newer ones.
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==Articles of Incorporation==
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;View online: [[Articles of Incorporation]].
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;Purpose: Filed with Michigan to create the i3 Detroit corporation and describe the structure of the corporation.
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;Original: held by the Secretary.
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;To change: requires a board resolution and filing an amendment with the state.
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==Form 1023==
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;View online: [[501c3 Application]].
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;Purpose: Filed with the IRS to establish 501(c)3 status.
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;Original: Filed with IRS.
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;To change: If any information changes, it should be noted on the annual 990 return.

Revision as of 18:23, 24 June 2013

These are the current official documents governing i3 Detroit. Most members only need to be familiar with the standing rules.

Contents

Standing Rules

View online
Standing Rules.
Purpose
Defines the rules governing members.
Original
None currently exists.
To change
requires a resolution of the members.

Member resolutions

View online
.
Purpose
Record of proposals passed by the membership.
Original
None currently exists.
To change
New resolutions can be passed by the membership. Old resolutions can never be changed, but can be superceded by newer ones.

Bylaws

View online
Bylaws.
Purpose
Defines the rules
Original
held by the Secretary.
To change
requires a resolution of the board with 2/3 majority of all directors and a resolution of the members with a 2/3 majority. The bylaws should not be changed without a firm understanding of how changes affect the answers to questions on the Form 1023.

Director resolutions

View online
.
Purpose
Record of proposals passed by the directors.
To change
New resolutions can be passed by the directors. Old resolutions can never be changed, but can be superceded by newer ones.

Articles of Incorporation

View online
Articles of Incorporation.
Purpose
Filed with Michigan to create the i3 Detroit corporation and describe the structure of the corporation.
Original
held by the Secretary.
To change
requires a board resolution and filing an amendment with the state.

Form 1023

View online
501c3 Application.
Purpose
Filed with the IRS to establish 501(c)3 status.
Original
Filed with IRS.
To change
If any information changes, it should be noted on the annual 990 return.