By Laws


West Bamet, Vermont




Section 1.    Any person who owns or leases real estate within the region of Lake Harvey

and/or is interested in the well being of Harvey's Lake, Vermont, may become a member of this


Section 2.    The annual meeting of the members of this association shall be held in July or

August of each year at such time and place as the Trustees shall fix and determine.

Section 3.    A special meeting of the members may be called by the President, or by majority

of the Trustees, and the President shall call a special meeting when he is requested in writing to

do so, by members numbering at least 10 of the membership.

Section 4.     Members of the association may vote in person, or if out of town and unable to

attend the meeting, vote by proxy or email. There shall be ONE (1) vote per cottage


Section 5.    Notice of the Annual Meeting or any Special Meeting shall be given in writing,

by mail or email, addressed to the members at least five (5) days before such meeting and the

members present shall constitute a quorum.


Section 1.    The Officers of the Association shall be a President, Vice President, Secretary,

and Treasurer and a Board of up to seven additional Trustees, and such other officers as the

Board of Trustees may from time to time to appoint.

Section 2.     The Trustees shall be elected by the Members. The President, Vice President,

Secretary and Treasurer shall be Members of the Board of Trustees and elected by the Trustees.

All other officers shall be appointed by the Board of Trustees.

Section 3.    Each officer of the Association shall hold office for one year and thereafter until

his/her successor is elected and qualified, except Officers chosen by the Board of Trustees whose

tenure of Office shall be at the will of the trustees. Three to four Trustees shall be elected each

year to serve for a term of three years.


Section 1.    The Trustees shall have and take general charge and supervision of the business

and affairs of the Association and may exercise all such.powers and do all such acts and things as

may be exercised and done by corporation, subject only to the provisions of the law, of the

Charter of this Association, and of the by-laws.

Section 2.    Notice of a meeting of the Trustees other than the Annual Meeting, which shall be

held without notice, shall be given orally, by telephone, email or writing, and the majority of the

Board of Trustees shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.


Section 1.    The President shall preside at all meetings of the Members and the Board of


Section 2.   In the absence of the President, or his inability to act, the Vice President shall

have power to perform all duties of the President.

Section 3.    The Secretary shall make full and faithful record of all meetings of the Members

and trustees, and given all necessary notices of meetings of the members of the Corporation, and

also of all Trustee Meetings of the Association. In his/her absence, a Secretary Pro-Term, may

be chosen.          .                                                                               

Section 4.    The Treasurer shall have the custody of and be responsible for all money of the

Association and keep a full, regular and accurate account of all the receipts and disbursements

and shall render and account of all his/her transactions and report the condition of the treasury at  such

times as may be required by the Board of Trustees and at each Annual Meeting of the members,

he/she shall submit a written statement showing the condition and standing of the Association.


Section 1.   The By-laws may be altered, amended or repealed at any Meeting of the Members, provided

that notice of such meeting shall specify the nature of such proposed addition, amendment or repeal.

What's Going On…. 7/1/2018

This Year's Loon Story!

Hi everyone: 
A year ago,  on June 28, we had a newly hatched loon chick on the lake. This year is very different. After building and abandoning two nests in the Channel this Spring, the Harvey’s Lake breeding loon pair are no longer nesting, and seem to have decided against renesting again.

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Eye On The Night Sky 7/21/2018

Daily Forecast: July 21, 2018

Mostly sunny all day north; increasing PM clouds south. Highs 85-90 in the Champlain, Hudson, and St. Lawrence Valleys; otherwise 75-85 from ridgelines to valley floors. South to southeast wind 5-10 mph....

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