Missouri   Waste 
Control  Coalition




1.01        Definitions.  In these By-Laws, unless the context otherwise requires:

“Coalition” – means the non-profit membership corporation incorporated in the State of Missouri and named the Missouri Waste Control Coalition.

“Board” – means the members of the Board of the Coalition.

“Officers” – means the officers of the Coalition as specified in Section 5.01 herein.

“Regular Members” – means those individuals who meet the membership criteria in Section 3.02 herein who have made application to become Regular Members of the Coalition and have paid such dues as the Board may from time to time determine.

“Sustaining Members” – means those entities which meet the membership criteria for Sustaining Members found in Section 3.04 herein who have made application to become Sustaining Members of the Coalition and have paid such dues as the Board may from time to time determine.

“Chair” – means those individuals, acting individually or jointly, who lead the Coalition’s Committees, and Task Forces.

1.02        Law to Apply.  In the event of any dispute as to the meaning of any term or phrase contained herein, Missouri law shall be held to apply.

1.03        Severability.  If any paragraph hereof shall be held to be invalid, all other paragraphs hereof shall continue in force and effect.





2.01        Purposes.  The purposes of the Coalition are:

A.            To promote safe, effective and economically sound waste control and environmental-related practices in the State of Missouri;

B.             To offer all organizations and individuals interested in waste control and environmental-related practices an opportunity to communicate with each other in a constructive atmosphere;

C.             To supply balanced information to the membership and general public on waste control and environmental-related issues;

D.            To provide technical and non-technical forums for the discussion of waste treatment, reclamation, disposal practices and other environmental related practices.

E.             To sponsor an annual meeting and such other meetings needed to accomplish these objectives; and

F.             To encourage education in the waste control  and environmental-related practices field through scholarships, grants, seminars and other activities.

2.02        Principal Office.  The principal office of the Coalition is P.O. Box 7055, Kansas City, Missouri 64113 or such other place as the Board shall from time to time determine.

2.03        Fiscal Year.  The fiscal year of the Coalition shall begin on the 1st of January and end on the 31st of December in each year.

2.04        Dues Year.  The dues of the Coalition shall be paid in July of each year in conjunction with the annual meeting.  Membership shall be for a period of one year, from July 1 through June 30.  Dues for each membership category shall be determined by the Board of Directors.

2.05        Execution of Instruments.  All contracts, agreements and other instruments authorized by the Board and all checks, drafts, or other orders for the payment of money issued in the name of the Coalition shall be signed by such person or persons and in such manner as may from time to time be designated by the Board; and unless so designated by the Board or in these By-Laws, no person shall have authority to bind the Coalition by any contract or engagement or to render it liable pecuniarily for any purpose or for any amount.

2.06        Banking Arrangements.  The banking business of the Coalition shall be transacted with such banks, trust companies or other firms or corporations as may from time to time be designated by or under authority of the Board.  Such banking business or any part thereof shall be transacted under such agreements, instructions and delegations of powers as the Board may from time to time prescribe or authorize.

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