est. February 6, 1993

 

When members go to the IFBF Convention as representatives of the Canyon County Farm Bureau, they are to keep the receipts and be reimbursed at a following meeting.

(2-24-86)

The Canyon County Farm Bureau shall hold its annual business meeting in October of each year.

(10-19-04)

Only applicants from who are, or whose parents are, members of the Canyon County Farm Bureau are qualified to compete for the Canyon County Farm Bureau scholarships. Scholarship applications from children of Board members will be allowed. In the event of a scholarship application from a Board memberís child, outside judges will be sought and all identifying information on the applications will be removed during consideration.

(10-19-04)

The Board shall be authorized to reimburse qualifying senior members in the amount of the annual membership. The qualifications are to be determined by the Executive Committee and are limited to 10 people each year.

(10-19-04)

Unexcused absence by a director two meetings in a row shall be followed by a letter from the president and if needed, a vote by the Board shall be taken at the 4th meeting as to whether to retain the director in absence.

(1-15-91)

The office agreement shall be reviewed in March of every year.

(10-15-96)

The Womenís Committee name shall be changed to Farm Bureau Agri-business Women.

(1-14-97)

Vacant

Upon traveling on Canyon County Farm Bureau business, the following policies will apply: If the county makes the reservations and the board member fails to attend the function and does not cancel, the board member reimburses the county for the costs incurred. If the board member makes his/her own reservations but fails to attend, then they may not ask for reimbursement on any costs incurred. If the board member does attend, all travel expenses will be reimbursed upon presentation of the receipts.

(7-11-00)

Elections:  A member of the Board of the Canyon County Fair Bureau Federation may run for election to any local, state or federal office, and retain their seat on the board. If elected, the Board member must resign upon taking the political office to which they were elected or appointed to. The Board may invite candidates to attend meetings or forums to present their points of view.

(10-19-04)

Political Endorsements:  The Canyon County Farm Bureau Federation Board shall not endorse any candidate running for any political office either at the local, state or federal levels. The Board may take positions on initiatives and other ballot measures.

(10-19-04)

Purchase of Fair Animals:  Up to 25% of the CCFB funds budgeted for the fair could be designated to board memberís children as add-ons only, leaving the rest of the funds for other membersí children.

(10-19-04)

CANYON COUNTY FARM BUREAU ELECTION PROCEDURES

  • Shall be elected at the Annual Business Meeting.

  • Shall be elected by ballot.

  • Shall be listed on a ballot, with written nomination signed by two (2) members submitted one week in advance of the announced election.

  • To be added to the ballot, verbal nomination by a member can come from the floor at the time of the Nomination Committee report.

  • Shall be elected by a majority (one-half plus one) of the votes cast.  If necessary second and third ballots will be cast.

  • Shall be elected at a County Board meeting following the Annual Business Meeting.

  • Shall be elected by ballot.

  • Shall be listed on a ballot, with written nomination signed by two (2) members submitted one week in advance of the announced election.

  • To be added to the ballot, verbal nomination by a member can come from the floor at the time of the Nomination Committee report.

  • Shall be elected by a majority (one-half plus one) of the votes cast.  If necessary second and third ballots will be cast.

 

  • Shall be nominated for expiring State Board positions.

  • Shall be listed on a ballot, upon written request from all candidates, providing the candidates meet IFBF By-Laws requirements.

  • Shall be nominated by a majority (one-half plus one) of the County Board. Shall be voted to rankings of first and second.  If the two nominees run against one another for one position at the District Caucus, the President shall inform the County Voting Delegates of the Countyís preference.

  • Shall consist of Board members whose terms are not expiring.

  • Shall elect their Chairman from within the Committee.

  • Shall have the Chairman read their report at the Annual Business Meeting, naming the nominees for the County Board and State Delegate positions.

  • Shall have the Chairman read their report at the County Board Meeting which follows the Annual Business Meeting naming the nominees for the offices of President, Vice-President, Treasurer and the IFBF State Board.

  • Shall have the Chairman open nominations and conduct the elections at both the Annual Business Meeting and at the following County Board Meeting.

  • Shall prepare all ballots, listing multiple nominations for one position alphabetically using their last names.

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