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MISCELLANEOUS
ARTICLE  X.  MISCELLANEOUS

Section  A.  Conflicts.  If there are any conflicts or inconsistencies between the provisions of the applicable law, the Covenants, the Articles of Incorporation, the Bylaws and the Rules, the terms of the document listed first in this section shall prevail, in that order, over a more junior document.

Section  B. Invalidity.  The invalidity of any section or portion of a section shall not invalidate the balance of these Bylaws.

Section  C.  Amendments.  All proposals to amend the Bylaws shall be noticed to all members in compliance with state law and shall be introduced only at the annual members meeting in July.  Adoption of the amendment requires a favorable vote by two-thirds (2/3) of the members voting by mailed ballot. The proposals shall be made in writing, either by the Board after a favorable vote of two-thirds of its members or by a petition signed by no fewer than two hundred (200) members in good standing.  The motion shall contain the full text of the amendment, accompanied by an explanation of its' need made in 1,500 words or less. The amendment materials must be filed with the Secretary no later than ninety (90) days before the July members meeting.  The Secretary shall include copies of the materials and the resolution on the ballot to be mailed with the notice of the July meeting.