I, ________in the presence of the members assembled here at North Dayton Anglers and Conservation Club Inc.
Do solemnly swear that I will support The Constitution of the United States of America, The laws of the State of Ohio,
And the By-Laws of this club.
I promise to abide by all state laws Covering the taking of fish and wildlife, and to never knowingly violate these laws or permit other to do so If within my power to stop or prevent.
I promise to give aid in all matters of legislation For the saving and defending from waste the natural resources of our country.
I promise to be faithful in my obligation to the club and willingly abide by its by-laws And the official directives of the executive officers.
I promise to conduct myself in a sportsman-like manner at all times and failing to do so, I will accept my dismissal from this club and the cancelation of my membership.
To the faithful observation of this obligation I pledge my sacred word of honor.
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Obligation Pledge for New Members
of the North Dayton Anglers and Conservation Club, Inc
North Dayton Anglers
Conservation Club, Inc
Constitution, By-Laws and Rules
Founded in 1936
SECTION 1.0 NAME
This organization shall be known as the NORTH DAYTON ANGLERS AND CONSERVATION CLUB, INC., 1924 Valley Street, Dayton, Ohio 45404
SECTION 2.0 PURPOSE
The objectives and purposes of this club shall be; to encourage sportsmanship and teach techniques in angling and hunting; to conserve and restore wildlife; to promote the interests of sportsmen of the Miami Valley and do all things incidental thereto, including the holding, leasing and owning of real estate, also to give aid in the matter of legislation and enforcement and assist in restoration and conservation affairs.
SECTION 3.0 RULES OF CONDUCT
The Rules of Conduct shall apply as set forth in the Oath of Obligation that is sworn to by all members of the Club.
SECTION 4.0 DEFINITIONS
In good standing – Member who has dues paid up to date and is not on any kind of disciplinary probation or suspension
Probation – One year period of time that new member has to meet requirements of membership
SECTION 1.0 OFFICERS AND TRUSTEES
The officers shall be President, Vice-President, General Secretary and Treasurer. In addition, there shall be eight (8) Trustees.
SECTION 1.1 ASSUMING OFFICE
The Officers and Trustees shall be sworn in and assume duties of the office at the first meeting of the following calendar year
SECTION 1.2 TERM OF OFFICE FOR OFFICERS
The officers shall serve for a period of one (1) year or until their successors are elected and sworn in to office.
SECTION 1.3 TERM OF OFFICE FOR TRUSTEES
The term of office for Trustees shall be (3) year, or to fulfill an unexpiring term.
SECTION 2.0 NOMINATIONS
· At the October meeting each year there shall be one nominating committee appointed by the President of the Executive Committee and one nominating committee from the floor.
· These committees shall consist of up to five (5) members in good standing. This committee shall report their list of candidates for respective offices at the November meeting.
· In addition to the above nominations for office, nominations may be made from the floor at the November meeting by a member in good standing.
· Members who have accepted a nomination to a Club office must be at the November meeting to formally accept the nomination.
· In an emergency situation, this may be done in writing in lieu of personal attendance.
· An individual must be a member in good standing for one (1) year prior to the November nomination to accept a nomination.
SECTION 3.0 VACANCY
Nomination and elections to fill a vacancy in office shall be held at the first regular meeting following notification of membership through the Angler's Newsletter or by mail.
SECTION 4.0 DURATION OF TERM WHERE VACANCY IS FILLED
Any election held to fill any vacancy shall be only to fill the unexpired term of office.
SECTION 5.0 NOTIFICATION OF ELECTIONS
All members must be notified of any election through the Club publication.
SECTION 1.0 DUTIES OF PRESIDENT
· Shall be Chief Executive of the Club
· Shall appoint the chairman for all committees
· May dismiss and replace the chairman of any committee who is not contributing their efforts toward advancement of the Club
· Shall preside at all meetings that may be necessary, in addition to all regular meetings
· Cannot make a motion or vote on any motion unless the motion ends in a tie. If the vote results in a tie, the President may cast a vote to decide the motion or they may table the motion until the next regular meeting.
SECTION 2.0 DUTIES OF THE VICE PRESIDENT
· The Vice President shall assume all duties of the President in the event of the President's absence.
SECTION 3.0 DUTIES OF THE GENERAL SECRETARY
The General Secretary:
· Shall be the Chief Secretary of the Club
· Shall take the minutes of all Executive meetings and attend all regular meetings.
· Shall handle all the general and special correspondence of the Club.
· May have four ($) assistants appointed by the President and approved by the Executive Committee. The Assistants can be;
o Recording Secretary
o Membership Secretary
o Assistant Membership Secretary
o Publication Secretary
· Shall see that the Membership Secretary makes a report and turns in all membership fees and dues collected to the Treasurer and ensure that all the membership files and mailing lists are kept up to date.
· Orders new membership cards yearly and spousal cards as needed.
· Create ballots for annual election.
SECTION 3.1 DUTIES OF THE RECORDING SECRETARY
· The Recording Secretary shall keep a correct record (in minutes) of the membership meetings, both regular and special and shall be supervised by the General Secretary.
SECTION 3.2 DUTIES OF THE MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY
The Membership Secretary;
· Shall keep the membership file updated.
· Shall collect all monies from membership fees and dues, issue all membership cards, make a report of all initiation fees and dues collected.
· Will receive a receipt from the Treasurer when all of the monies and report is turned in to the Treasurer.
· Shall be supervised by the General Secretary.
SECTION 3.3 DUTIES OF THE ASSISTANT MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY
The Assistant Membership Secretary;
· Shall assist the Membership Secretary and take over the duties when the Membership Secretary is absent
· Shall be supervised by the General Secretary
SECTION 3.4 DUTIES OF THE PUBLICATION SECRETARY
The Publication Secretary;
· Shall be Editor and handle the business management of the Club's newsletter
· Shall be supervised by the General Secretary.
SECTION 4.0 DUTIES OF THE TREASURER
· Shall be custodian of all funds of the Club and shall deposit all monies received into the bank within ten (10) days, as designated by the Executive Committee.
· Shall be furnished by the Club, all books and files necessary to keep accurate record and shall be furnished with a voucher check system which all disbursements shall be made.
· Shall keep individual records of all financial accounts set up by Club.
· Shall receive the report and all monies collected from the Membership Secretary and give the Membership Secretary a receipt for the money.
· Shall receive and pay all bills as authorized by the Executive Committee.
· Shall furnish the Bookkeeper with all the information on Club assets and liabilities, both real and personal.
· Shall make a report to the Executive Committee and to the Membership at the regular meetings, giving the balance carried forward, amount received, bills paid, balance in bank and all assets, less depreciation and liabilities.
· Shall sign all the bank withdrawals and have them counter-signed by the appropriate officer.
· May have an assistant appointed by the President and approved by the Executive Committee, who will be authorized to sign checks in their absence. All checks must be signed at the time of issuance.
· May be provided a Bookkeeper…to be appointed by the President and approved by the Executive Committee.
· Shall produce all Club records on demand of the President or the Executive Committee.
SECTION 4.1 DUTIES OF THE ASSISTANT TREASURER
The Assistant Treasurer;
· Shall assistant the Treasurer and take over the duties when the Treasurer is absent.
· Shall be supervised by the Treasurer.
SECTION 5.0 DUTIES OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
· The Executive Committee is made up of all the elected Officers and Trustees and shall meet as a legislative committee at the discretion of the President; to review and formulate any plans or legislation for the good of the Club; or for any discussion related to the good of the Club.
· Any decision approved by the Executive Committee must be submitted to the members at the regular meeting for approval before any action is taken, unless it is deemed an emergency by the President and Executive Committee or unless time will not permit prudent action.
SECTION 6.0 APPOINTING A PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT
The Executive Committee may hire a Public Accountant. The Accountant will audit all the financial transactions of the Club and shall be a non-member of the Club. The Club shall furnish the Accountant all necessary financial information.
SECTION 7.0 ELIGIBILITY FOR HOLDING OFFICE
To be eligible to be nominated and elected for office in this Club, it is necessary;
1. To be a fully paid member for one (1) year prior to the nomination, and
2. To be a member in good standing, and
3. To have signified in advance of his/her willingness to serve if elected.
SECTION 8.0 ATTENDANCE OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
If any member of the Executive Committee is not present for three (3) consecutive meetings and does not have a reasonable excuse, the Executive Committee can ask for their resignation.
SECTION 9.0 DUTIES OF BUILDING MAINTENANCE CHAIRMAN
The Building Maintenance Chairman;
· Shall be appointed by the President and approved by the Executive Committee
· Will be allotted $50.00 for minor repairs and maintenance for any one (1) month.
· Will report all repairs to the President and Executive Committee
· Cannot serve as Bar Chairman.
SECTION 10.0 DUTIES OF BAR CHAIRMAN
The Bar Chairman;
· Shall be appointed by the President and approved by the Executive Committee.
· Will be responsible for all bar employees, inventory and ordering all bar supplies.
· May have a committee of up to three (3) members for inventory.
· Will inventory all supplies each week and at the end of each month turn the inventory of supplies over to Treasurer and President.
· Will follow the Club rules for inventory procedures.
· Will inform the Executive Committee of any suggested changes for ordering supplies.
· Cannot serve as Building Chairman
SECTION 1.0 MEMBERSHIP
· Any resident of the United States, twenty-one (21) years of age or older may make application for membership in this organization.
· The applicant must be sponsored by an individual who has been a member for six (6) months and is in good standing. Their application must be signed by the sponsor and counter-signed by a member of the Executive Committee to be considered for review by the Executive Committee.
· The application must be accompanied by an initiation fee of seventy-five ($75.00) and a prorated portion of one year's dues as set forth in Section 3 of this Article.
· The applicant will then be notified by the Membership Secretary of when to appear before the Executive Committee for interview. In event the applicant is unable to be at the meeting on the date assigned, they will be given the opportunity to be at the next month's Executive Board meeting. Failure to be at second meeting will automatically disqualify the applicant and their money will be returned.
· A three-fourth's (3/4) majority vote of the Executive Committee members present shall constitute approval. The applicant will then be notified to attend the next regular membership meeting to be introduced to the membership.
· At the next regular membership meeting, barring any objections, the applicant will take the Oath of Obligation.
SECTION 1.1 ASSUMING A MEMBERSHIP DUE TO DEATH
A husband or wife may have the option of taking over the membership created by the death of a husband or wife by making application to the Club within 90 days. The deceased must have been a member in good standing and the spouse's application must be approved by the Executive Committee.
SECTION 2.0 PROBATIONARY PERIOD FOR NEW MEMBERS
· All new members will be on probation for one (1) year.
· During this probationary period an individual must attend four (4) membership meetings unless work schedule or illness prohibits them from attending.
· A minimum of twenty-four (24) hours of time must be donated to the NDA in the form of work or attendance of additional meetings beyond the required number of meetings.
· Failure to comply will be cause for forfeiture of probationary membership.
SECTION 3.0 DUES TO BE PAID
The dues shall be sixty dollars ($60.00) annually, except that a member in good standing, having belonged to the Club for a period of five (5) years immediately preceding the age of sixty (60) or older may pay fifty-four dollars ($54.00) dues annually with proper notice to the Membership Secretary.
SECTION 3.1 DUES
The annual membership dues shall be due in August each year. Failure to pay will place member in delinquent status.
SECTION 3.2 DELINQUENT MEMBERS
Failure to pay dues by September 30 will result in your name being removed from mailing list and membership will be terminated.
SECTION 4.0 MEMBERS ELIGIBILITY TO VOTE IN ELECTIONS
Any member may challenge another member's right to vote in any election for Officers, providing there is some doubt as to the member's right to vote.
To be eligible to vote in any election, a member must be;
· In good standing and
· Have successfully completed the year's probationary period
SECTION 5.0 MEMBER PRIZES
A member must be in good standing to be eligible for any prizes.
SECTION 6.0 CANCELLED MEMBERSHIP
It shall be the right of the Executive Committee to cancel the membership of any member for conduct unbecoming to a lady or gentleman, for any conviction of any game or criminal law, or otherwise deemed necessary for the proper operation of the organization. Any individual whose membership has been cancelled cannot apply for membership until after a hearing and approval by the Executive Committee, nor can they at any time return to the NDA premises. It will be necessary to reapply for membership, including a sponsorship, paying initiation fees, attending meetings and donating service time.
SECTION 1.0 RULES OF ORDER
The Robert's Rules of Order shall govern all procedures not provided for herein.
SECTION 2.0 ORDER OF BUSINESS
The Order of Business shall be as follows;
1. Calling to Order
2. Reading of minutes
3. Treasurer's report
4. Special Committee's report
5. Unfinished business
6. New business
7. General discussion
SECTION 3.0 MEMBERS QUORUM
Ten percent (10%) of the members in good standing shall constitute a Quorum of the Club membership to have a regular monthly meeting. Six (6) members of the Executive Committee shall constitute a Quorum for the transaction of business at an Executive Committee meeting.
SECTION 4.0 MEMBERS ADDRESSING MEMBERSHIP
All members must stand when addressing the membership and discussing a motion from the floor.
SECTION 5.0 MEMBER'S REMARKS
Members must make their remarks and motions under the proper order of business or be declared out of order.
SECTION 6.0 PERSONAL ATTACKS
Personal attacks and/or remarks are always out of order.
SECTION 7.0 OFFICER OR TRUSTEE IMPEACHMENT
Any Officer or Trustee who violates his/her Oath of Office, or willingly and knowingly disobeys the By-Laws of this Club, shall upon recommendation of the Executive Committee be impeached with two-thirds (2/3) vote of the membership quorum, at any regular meeting.
SECTION 8.0 PROPERTY RETURN AFTER IMPEACHMENT
All records and property of the Club must be returned to the Club.
SECTION 1.0 AMENDMENTS TO THIS CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS
Any proposed amendments shall be read at three (3) consecutive membership meetings and shall be voted on at the third (3rd) membership meeting. A majority vote by the members present at that meeting shall be necessary to adopt the proposed amendment. If adopted, the amendment shall become effectively immediately.
SECTION 1.0 BONDING OF OFFICERS OR APPOINTEES
Any Officer of the Club or any appointee of the Executive Committee shall be bonded at the discretion of the Executive Committee.
SECTION 1.0 CHAIRMAN OF COMMITTEES
A chairman of any club activity must be in good standing in the club, shall be appointed by the President and/or approved by the Executive Committee and be responsible to the same. The Chairman may appoint their own Co-Chairman and Sub-Committee such as food, entertainment or clean-up.
SECTION 2.0 CHAIRMAN HANDLING MONEY
A chairman handling money of any committee shall give the Treasurer a report of expenses and money each week or as the Executive Committee seems necessary, so that bills can be paid. The Treasurer will give a receipt for all monies received.
SECTION 3.0 CONTRACTS
All contracted work, in order to be legal, must be submitted in writing for approval before the Executive Committee before work is begun except in cases of emergency.
SECTION 1.0 CLUB GROUNDS IN MIAMI COUNTY
The Club grounds in Miami County will be referred to as the “Farm” throughout this document. There will be a Farm Chairman, Assistant to the Farm Chairman/Camping Chairman, Conservation Chairman, and a Range Chairman appointed by the President and approved by the Executive Committee.
SECTION 2.0 DUTIES OF THE FARM CHAIRMAN
The Farm Chairman;
· Shall be in charge of the buildings and farm grounds and do all things necessary for the upkeep and protection of Club property.
· Shall enforce the rules for the use of buildings and grounds, including lake, as approved by the membership.
· Shall report to the Executive Committee any and all actions by members and their guests of improper conduct or destruction of property.
· Shall make recommendations to the Executive Committee for any needed improvement.
· Shall have an operating allowance as approved by the Executive Committee.
· Shall form committees to accomplish their duties—as necessary.
· Shall have an Assistant…known as Camping Chairman
o Shall assist Farm Chairman in all duties related to camping.
o Shall be responsible for keeping records of campers at Farm, managing waiting list and transfer list, keeping records of camping fees paid.
o Shall be responsible for checking that campers have up to date licenses.
o Shall notate and bring to Executive Committee any violations of Article XI, Section 1.0…camping at Farm.
SECTION 2.1 DUTIES OF CONSERVATION CHAIRMAN
The Conservation Chairman;
· Shall take charge of the grounds, except recreation area, and do all things necessary for the improvement of wildlife habitat and propagation of fish and game.
· Shall present programs and recommendations to the Executive Committee for their approval
· Shall make recommendations on leasing of land, stocking of lake, releasing of game, hunting on grounds and conservation education.
· Shall govern the activities of any groups who visit the grounds for purpose of outdoor education.
· Shall form committees to accomplish their duties, as necessary.
SECTION 2.20 DUTIES OF THE RANGE CHAIRMAN
The Range Chairman;
· Shall be in charge of the range grounds and do all things necessary for the upkeep and protection of Club property, including mowing the grass, maintaining the shooting benches and safety signs.
· Shall report to the Executive Committee any and all actions by members and their guests of improper conduct, destruction of property or any safety violations.
· Shall make recommendations to the Executive Committee for any needed improvements.
· Shall form committees to accomplish their duties, as necessary.
SECTION 3.0 USE OF EQUIPMENT, TRACTORS, MOWERS, ETC
All equipment shall be used jointly by all the Chairman at Farm. It shall be their responsibility to ensure the equipment is used safely and is protected at all times.
SECTION 1.0 CAMPING AT THE FARM
· Member shall only be permitted to camp in designated areas. Guest of members may not camp without the sponsoring member.
· Temporary campers will be charged a camping fee. The fee should be paid at the Club and a receipt issued. Fees do not apply to approved youth groups.
· Seasonal camping shall be limited to trailers that meet the legal requirements for a license as a camper. Motor homes, fifth wheel units, truck campers and tents shall be permitted as temporary camping.
· Only one (1) seasonal camping unit per family shall be allowed. Vehicles used for personal transportation or towing excluded.
· Only one (1) vehicle shall be permitted at each campsite. Visitors must park in parking lot.
· The Farm Chairman will have a committee to inspect all camping sites on a regular basis. Any member not maintaining the grounds around their campsite will have the camping unit removed.
· Camping fees shall be collected by the Camping Chairman. All monies collected shall be turned in to the Club Treasurer in accordance with provisions set forth in ARTICLE IX, section 2 of the Club By-Laws.
· All members not using their camping units must remove them from Farm grounds. Storage of camping units at the Farm is not permitted.
· The Club shall not be liable at any time for lost or stolen articles, or any member's personal property.
· Temporary camping shall be two (2) weeks maximum stay in the designated temporary areas after which the camping unit must exit the grounds for two (2) weeks.
· Farm property cannot be used for seasonal living or what may be considered by the Executive Committee to be a living quarters.
· Camping vehicles shall be measured from the center of the hitch-ball socket to the rearmost point of unit and shall not exceed twenty-seven (27) feet in length. Any exceptions to length including units with one or more slide-outs must be approved by the Executive Committee on a site by site basis.
SECTION 2.0 CLEANING OF GROUNDS
Each member shall be responsible for cleaning and policing the area used by their party before leaving the grounds. All waste shall be deposited in containers provided.
SECTION 3.0 SAFETY
Members shall be responsible for their own conduct and that of their guests. Parents shall be responsible at all times for the safety well-being of their children. The Club shall not be liable for any accidents or incidents.
SECTION 4.0 FISHING AND SHOOTING
Fishing in the lakes and use of the range shall be limited to members and their family (husband, wife and children living at home, under the age of 21) except that 2 youths under the age of 16 may fish or shoot if accompanied by a member. Members of the Junior Organization can fish or shoot when accompanied by an adult member. There shall be no boats permitted in the lakes except equipment necessary for maintenance purposes. With a written release from their parents, organized youth groups of limited size, with the approval of the Executive Committee and proper supervision may fish in the lakes.
· Farm pass for guests shooting and fishing may be purchased at Club.
· One (1) and two (2) day passes are available at Club.
· Dates of use must be on temporary membership card.
· Member must be present at farm with guests at all times.
SECTION 5.0 FIREARMS
Firearms will only be permitted as specified in the Club By-Laws for the Farm and Range. The Farm and Conservation Chairmen shall be permiited to use firearms if necessary, for predator control.
1. Bass will not be removed from NDA waters from May 1 to June 15. There will be a 12” keeper size. Bass caught between the sizes of 15”-20” shall be returned to the lake. There is a limit of two (2) keeper size bass per family member per week. Catfish will be restricted to 10” keeper size and a limit of four (4) keepers per family member per week. There is no frog or turtle season at the Farm, Please do not leave fish in live boxes or on stringer to die in lakes. If fish are not to be used, return them to the lake. No restricted fish will be removed from the NDA waters.
2. No fireworks of any kind are to be used on the grounds at any time. Special permission will be required for an official display.
3. Motorized pleasure vehicles are not to be ridden on Farm grounds at any time, except to park in approved areas. These vehicles would include but are not limited to; motorcycles, mini bikes, snowmobiles and golf carts. Motorcycles ridden to Farm as transportation can be parked at camping site following the vehicle rules.
4. The noise at the Farm will be toned down at 12:30 AM.
5. Air conditioners are not to be used at Farm.
6. No hunting is permitted on NDA property unless approved by the Executive Committee.
7. All dogs at Farm shall be kept on a leash.
8. All fire rings should be kept clean. Do not dispose of bottles and cans in fire ring.
9. No junk or unsightly items should be brought or left at the Farm.
10. The Farm gate shall be locked at all times except during approved scheduled club activities.
11. No fires are to be built around the lakes except in the provided fire rings.
12. All vehicles, other than maintenance or farming are to stay on the existing roadways at all times.
13. Turkey shoot and A-frame buildings are to be locked with the same lock/key as on the front gate.
14. Speed limit at Farm is 10 MPH.
15. Do not remove firewood from the Farm. Do not cut any timber without permission from the Farm Chairman.
16. Between the months of November 1 and May 1…all personal transportation vehicles can be loaded/unloaded at camping unit and then returned to parking lot.
17. Members must be in good standing for one (1) year to apply for seasonal camping site. In the absence of having a member with one (1) or more years on the list and having open sites available, then and only then will probationary members be permitted to sign up for a seasonal site. The probationary members must have attended the four (4) required meetings, completed their 24 hours of donated time and been a member for 6 months in order to put their name on the seasonal site list. If there are only probationary members on the list for a site and a regular member signs up, the regular member would go to the top of the list...always.
18. Permitted temporary camping area to be designated by the Farm Chairman.
19. When there are no vacancies in the seasonal camping sites, a waiting list will be established and controlled by the Farm Chairman or the Camping Chairman. Camping sites will be offered to the first (1st) person on the waiting list as sites become available. Declining an available site will move your name to the bottom of the list.
20. Anyone on the waiting list has 30 days from the date they are notified of the site's availability to show ownership of a camping unit to the Farm Chairman or Camping Chairman. Failure to show ownership in the 30 day time frame will result in their name being moved to the bottom of the list. Camping fees are assessed when notified that the site is available.
21. The names of the members on the waiting list must be reported to the Executive Committee monthly.
22. There shall be a charge of twenty dollars ($20) per month for a seasonal camping site at the Farm. Monthly fees are to be paid semi-annually by January 1 and July 1 of each year or annually at the same times. Camping fees are to be collected by the Camping Chairman. There will be no grace period given.
23. Members who camp on a daily basis must pay a five dollar ($5.00) per day fee at the Club and display the receipt in camping unit window.
24. Anyone purchasing a camping unit located at the Farm must move the unit off the premises unless they are the next person on the waiting list.
25. Anyone removing their unit from the Farm for vacation or repair must contact the Farm/Camping Chairman to secure their campsite.
26. Members cannot switch camping sites without the approval of the Farm/Camping Chairman. There could be a waiting list for the sites.
27. In order to retain a camping site, a current phone number must be provided. Failure to comply will be just cause for removal of the camping unit from the Farm.
28. From November 1 to April 1, all camping units will be unplugged from electric at the pole when the unit is not in use.
29. Any member whose camping unit has been removed for a Club violation, including non-payment of fees may not re-apply for a seasonal camp site for one (1) year from the time of removal from Farm grounds.
30. Any member that has their unit removed for camping unit violations twice is ineligible for future seasonal camping privileges.
31. When a camping unit is permanently removed from Farm ground, all debris and/or personal belongs must also be removed. Failure of such clean-up will result in member being assessed a $25.00 clean-up fee to be paid to Club before membership can be renewed.
32. License plates must be changed/updated according to State Law or the camping unit may be removed.
33. Outside refrigerators, private fences, patios and doorsteps exceeding 4' x 6' are prohibited at camp sites unless approved by the Executive Committee. No permanent structures are permitted.
34. Small tents will be permitted on seasonal camp sites at special events for immediate family only.
35. Temporary dining flies or canopies may be used while campsite is occupied. Dining flies and canopies will need to be removed when site is unoccupied.
36. Use of Farm and range by Junior Club members without adult member supervising is not permitted.
37. Only members and their spouses are permitted to have Farm keys. Junior Club members are not permitted to have or use keys.
Protective coverings, aka tarps are permitted and encouraged during the winter months from November 1 to April 30. Covering/tarps must blend in with the environment and be natural in color; black, brown, dark green (no orange or bright blue). Coverings must be removed between May 1 and October 31. Coverings needed outside these times should be brought to the attention of the Executive Committee.
1. Duties of a sponsor should not be taken lightly. Sponsors should encourage participation and fulfillment of their obligation to the Club.
2. There will be no gambling on the Club premises at any time.
3. All children must be accompanied by a card carrying member when attending the Children's Christmas Party.
4. Members of the Junior's Club who want to join the big Club at the age of twenty-one (21) will have the same priority as a spouse of a deceased member, provided they apply within three (3) months after their twenty-first (21) birthday and provided they have been a member in good standing for one (1) year in the Junior Club.
5. If there are no patrons in the club, the bartender has permission to close the Club at 10 pm or after, with the exception of Friday and Saturday.
6. Club property is not to leave the NDA premises, Valley Street or the Farm without permission of President or Executive Committee. See bartender for equipment sign out sheet.
7. Prospective new members that come before the Executive Committee for interview are encouraged to bring their spouse.
8. A member who holds an office in the NDA must resign that office to accept nomination for another office.
9. All entertainment will be paid by check.
10. Members must be present at membership meetings to receive door prizes,
11. All motorcycles must park in the designated area.
12. Small children are not to be on dance floor unless accompanied by an adult, except at Family Fish Fries.
13. Only authorized personnel are permitted behind the bar.
14. At Club functions where a bartender is present, they are in charge of the Club and have the authority to bar a member for an incident “unbecoming a member” from all Club privileges until a Board meeting can be held. A special Board meeting will be held within 7 days of date of incident to determine any actions.
15. Barstools are to be removed from the south side of the horseshoe area of bar on Fish Fry nights and at other Club functions.
16. When a dependent of the immediate family, living at home, becomes 21 (21) they must become a member of the Club to be eligible to enjoy the Club and Farm privileges.
17. Children are not permitted on the stage at any time unless the nature of the function requires them to be there.
18. Individuals under age twenty-one (21) are not permitted to be at bar unless ordering food or non-alcoholic beverages.
19. Guests in the Club must have sponsor present and sign into guest book at each visit.
1. All firearms must be placed on the benches or racks provided and the action must be open while targets are being checked or anyone is down range.
2. Positively NO TRACER or ARMOR PIERCING ammunition can be fired on the premises.
3. Anyone under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be refused permission to shoot.
4. When using the range, there are two (2) signs that must be posted. One is at the outside display case and the other is on the pole provided at the Range. The area must be properly checked for safety of both people and animals.
5. No fully automatic firearms are permitted.
6. Anyone destroying equipment or littering will be brought before the Executive Board.
7. All individuals under age 21 must have an adult member present to shoot.
8. The Range will be closed all day on days of scheduled Club/Farm activities, with the exception of Special Organized Shoots and Sanctioned Turkey Shoots.
9. Shooting hours are from 9 am until sunset.
10. Non-members shall not be permitted to use the shooting range unless written permission is obtained from the President, Executive Board or Range Chairman for special use…police, youth groups, etc.