ROTARY – D5110 Annual Business Meeting and Call for Resolutions

I hereby set the District Annual Business & Resolution Committee Meeting to be via Zoom on Saturday June 17th at 9:00 AM
DG Aimee Walsh

DG Aimee Walsh

Aimee Walsh, 5110 District Governor 2022-23

Dear Rotarians:

Pursuant to Article VI of our District 5110 policy, I hereby set the District Annual Business & Resolution Committee Meeting to be via Zoom on Saturday June 17th at 9:00 AM. A registration and zoom link will be sent soon to allow you to register for attending.

As part of our annual meeting, we are required to consider any proposed resolutions. I have asked PDG/Vice Governor Rick Olson to chair the resolution committee. We will hold our resolution committee meeting during the annual business meeting on June 17th.

If you have proposed resolutions, they need to be submitted by May 3, 2023. Please submit them to DGRick1920@gmail.com

Thank you,

DG Aimee Walsh

ARTICLE II — POLICY PROCESS

In order to regulate District Procedures and to provide an orderly and useful system of maintaining records of District actions and resolutions, this District 5110 Policy Manual is established and shall be used as a guide for District Governors, District Committees and Clubs of the District.

Modifications or additions to the District policies shall be by Resolutions adopted at the Annual District Conference and District Resolutions Committee Meeting.

a.  Resolutions proposing a District Policy may be initiated by any Rotary Club in the District, acting at a regular meeting thereof; by the District Governor; District Governor Elect; District Governor Nominee; any Past District Governor; any Club President; any Club Secretary; any Club President-Elect; any Club Secretary-Elect; the District Advisory Committee; or the District Resolutions Committee (acting as a committee).

b. Resolutions initiated as provided above, except for resolutions initiated by the District Governor or by the District Resolutions Committee, shall be delivered to the District Governor not less than 45 days prior to the opening day of the District Conference and District Resolutions Committee Meeting at which such resolutions shall be considered. Resolutions received by the District Governor, along with resolutions initiated by the District Governor, shall be delivered to each member of the District Resolutions Committee not less than 40 days prior to the opening day of the District Conference and District Resolutions Committee Meeting at which such resolutions shall be considered.

c. Rotary Clubs will follow the procedures of RI Bylaws ARTICLE 7 when proposing Resolutions or Enactments for consideration by the RI Council on Legislation and will include a statement of purpose and effect, not to exceed 300 words, identifying the issue or problem that the legislation seeks to address and explaining how the proposal addresses or resolves such problem or issue.  (Per Resolution No.1, adopted at the April 2011 District Conference.)

d.  Resolutions received by the District Resolutions Committee, along with resolutions initiated by the Committee shall be forwarded to each Rotary Club President in the District, and to the District Governor, District Governor Elect, District Governor Nominee, and to each Past District Governor of District 5110, not less than 30 days prior to the opening of the District Conference and District Resolutions Committee Meeting at which such resolutions shall be considered.

e.  At a time and place during the Annual District Conference and District Resolutions Committee Meeting designated by the District Governor, each resolution proposing a District policy received by the District Resolutions Committee shall be presented by its Chair with its recommendation for Conference action.

f.  Votes shall be cast at the Annual District Conference and District Resolutions Committee Meeting in accordance with Article XV, Section 15.050 of the By-Laws of Rotary International.

Reference to “Manual of Procedure” indicates Manual of Procedure, Rotary International pamphlet 035-EN (1992), and subsequent issues.

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