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  • 11 Aug 2022 8:34 AM | Anonymous

    The OCCMA Board of Directors met on July 22, 2022 to review proposed changes to the OCCMA Bylaws and Policy Annex.

    The proposed changes to the bylaws include:

    • Article 4, Section 2 – Modifies the definition of active members
    • Article 9, Section 1 – Adds the Scholarship Committee to the list of standing committees

    The proposed changes to the policy annex include:

    • Article 5, Section 2 – Adds a new section regarding the membership in ICMA for the President-Elect, President, and Past President
    • Article 5, Section 4 – Modifies who has authorization to approve payments from the OCCMA
    • Article 8, Section 5 – Adds attendance to the LOC and AOC Conferences as an eligible expense for Senior Advisors
    • Article 8, Section 5 – Makes it clear that reimbursement for attendance at any event by a senior advisor is subject to adequate funding
    • New Article 12 – Creates an OCCMA Scholarship Program

    The complete changes to the bylaws can be viewed here.

    The board unanimously approved the changes proposed. The membership will be asked to vote on the proposed changes to the bylaws during the annual membership meeting at the Riverhouse in Bend on October 5, 2022.

    Per the OCCMA bylaws, the board can amend the policy annex with a two-thirds vote of members present at a regular meeting after introduction at a previous meeting, provided 30-days notice has been given via the OCCMA listserv, website, and newsletter. The board will act on the proposed changes to the policy annex at its October 4, 2022, meeting. Members are welcome to provide comments for the Board’s consideration.

  • 23 Feb 2022 10:16 AM | Anonymous

    On January 28, 2022, the OCCMA Board of Directors reviewed the draft policy outlining OCCMA's Rules for Enforcement of the ICMA Code of Ethics. The policy was developed by the OCCMA Ethics Committee. It has been reviewed by LOC legal counsel and ICMA. Under the OCCMA’s bylaws, the Board can enact a new policy by vote of two thirds of the members of the Board present at a regular meeting after introduction at a previous Board meeting, and after at least 30-days’ notice has been provided on the OCCMA listserv, website, and newsletter. The OCCMA Board will be considering approval of this policy during their next meeting scheduled on March 25, 2022 at 10am. Members are welcome to provide comments for the Board’s consideration.

    OCCMA Board of Director Meetings are currently being held on zoom and are open to OCCMA members.


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