Constitution of the Hamilton County Historical Alliance

The Hamilton County Historical Alliance group (her after referred to as the Alliance) is composed of residents of each town  interested in the history of their town and Hamilton County.

Article I

The mission of the Alliance is to aid in answering questions, solving problems and giving helpful ideas on topics related to the history of Hamilton County and it's constituents.

Article II

The Alliance shall be operated as a nonprofit organization.

Article III

The Alliance shall meet at 10:00 AM on the third Saturday of the months of January, April, July, and October.  The meetings will be hosted by the towns in alphabetical order.  Conflicts in dates may change any meeting to a date one week before or after the set date.  Place of meeting to be determined by the host.

* Blairsburg   
*  Ellsworth    
* Jewell          
* Kamrar       
* Randall        
* Stanhope     
* Stratford    
* Williams     
* Webster City

Article IV

The Alliance will have as Officers, a Chairperson and Secretary, elected at the October meeting for the coming year.   Officers will take over at the January meeting.   The Chairperson will conduct the meetings and be a spokesman for the Alliance.  The Secretary will alert everyone to the coming meetings by email, send agendas asking for additions, and write the minutes of each meeting.  Dates of upcoming meetings will be published in the South Hamilton Record News, the Webster City Freeman Journal, and the Stratford Courier.

Article V

The host for the month will suggest a historical theme for roll call.  One representative from each town will be asked to tell historical facts.  Introductions and roll call answers should not last over five minutes for each town.   Guest speakers at the discretion of the host or chairperson.

Article VI

This constitution may be amended at any regular meeting of the Alliance by a quarum of towns, the proposed amendment being read at a regular business meeting and voted on at the next regular meeting.  The rules contained in Robert's Rules of Order Revised shall govern the Alliance in all cases not provided for in this Constitution.

Adopted on April 22, 2017

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