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The Lake Shore Club
Lakeshore Club Inc Charter
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR PINELLAS
COUNTY IN RE: ) NON- PROFIT
LAKE SHORE CLUB ) CORPORATION CHARTER
TO THE HONORABLE JUDGES OF THE ABOVE STYLED COURT:
Come now your petitioners, who’s signature are herein after affixed, and
respectfully represent to the Court that they wish to form a non-profit
corporation and represent unto the Court as follows:
I. The name of the proposed corporation shall be LAKE SHORE CLUB and
the place where it is to be located is Lake Shore Estates Subdivision on
the West Shore of Lake Tarpon, Pinellas County, Florida.
The general nature of the object of the corporation shall be the
protection and the advancement of the mutual interests of the members;
the encouragement of friendly relations between the members; to preserve
and improve fishing and boating conditions and to assist in all ways
the adoption and enforcement of reasonable regulations regarding
recreation in the area of the club and in the area of Lake Tarpon. The
club shall have the right to assess and collect annual membership dues
for all members of the club and projects sponsored by the club.
III. Membership in this organization shall be limited to owners and
spouses of owners of real property in Lake Shore Estates and Fresh Water
Estates Subdivisions. The right of members to vote on any matter
pertaining to the Club’s business or affairs shall be limited solely to
owners and spouses of owners within the said subdivisions. The Board of
Directors shall have the right to establish non-voting associate
memberships or honorary memberships and to define the rights and
IV. The corporation shall have perpetual existence.
V. The names and addresses of the subscribers are as follows:
A. R. Meyer, RFD #1, Lake Shore Estates, Palm Harbor, Fla.
Patrick Callahan, RFD #1, Lake Shore Estates, Palm Harbor, Fla.
Ruth Sidenspinner, RFD #1, Lake Shore Estates, Palm Harbor, Fla.
Irwin Tilton, RFD #1, Lake Shore Estates, Palm Harbor, Fla.
Spurgon Clark, RFD #1, Lake Shore Estates, Palm Harbor, Fla.
W. J. King, RFD #1, Lake Shore Estates, Palm Harbor, Fla.
A. L. Pearce, RFD #1, Lake Shore Estates, Palm Harbor, Fla.
W. A. Roberts, RFD #1, Lake Shore Estates, Palm Harbor, Fla.
Dr. W. Ivan King, RFD #1, Lake Shore Estates, Palm Harbor, Fla.
K, Anthony, RFD #1, Lake Shore Estates, Palm Harbor, Fla.
Owen Rardon, RFD #1, Lake Shore Estates, Palm Harbor, Fla.
B. E. Whemsett, RFD #1, Lake Shore Estates, Palm Harbor, Fla.
F. L. Fulmer, RFD #1, Lake Shore Estates, Palm Harbor, Fla.
G. Howard Davol, RFD #1, Lake Shore Estates, Palm Harbor, Fla.
Guy Miller, RFD #1, Lake Shore Estates, Palm Harbor, Fla.
Dortha E. Griffiths, RFD #1, Lake Shore Estates, Palm Harbor, Fla.
Louis Heuffel, RFD #1, Lake Shore Estates, Palm Harbor, Fla.
Curtis Clayton, 800 Willow Branch, Clearwater, Florida
Dr. F. S. Morgan 500 Beach Dr. N., St. St. Petersburg, Florida
VI. The affairs of the Club are to be managed by a Board of Directors,
which shall be composed of the officers of the Club and three additional
members. The officers of the corporation shall be a President,
Vice-President, Secretary and a Treasurer. The officers, including
additional members of the Board of Directors, shall be elected by a
majority vote of the members present and voting at the annual meeting of
the Club, and shall hold office for one year and until their successors
have been elected and qualified.
VII. Until the first election under this charter, the affairs of the
corporation shall be managed by the following officers and directors:
President, Owen S. Rardon
Vice-President, A. R. Meyer
Secretary, Mrs. D. E. Griffiths
Treasurer, A. L. Pearce
Member of the Board, T. J. Miller
Member of the Board, W. J. King
Member of the Board, Lou Heuffel
VIII. The by-laws of the Club shall be adopted, altered or rescinded at
any duly called meeting of the club by a two-thirds vote of members
present and voting.
IX. The corporation shall never incur indebtedness or liability in
excess of $50,000.00.
X. The corporation shall have the right to hold title to real estate
and shall be authorized and empowered from time to time to sell, at
public or private sale, assign, pledge, mortgage, exchange, option, lease
for terms not exceeding 99 years, improve, repair, subdivide, vacate
any subdivision of, partition, dispose of, enforce, compromise, defend,
transfer or deliver all or any part of such real estate, upon such terms
as the directors in their discretion my deem for the bet interest of
said club and the officers and directors may operate, manager, protect,
repair, and improve with any improvement which they deem advisable, any
real estate held by the club and may pay all liens, taxes or assessments
on such real estate, and the officers and directors shall further have
full power and authority to deliver all deeds, leases, mortgages,
conveyances or other instruments, sealed or unsealed, which may be
necessary or proper for the accomplishment of the general nature of the
object of the corporation and furthermore, all of the powers and
authorities granted in this paragraph shall be exercised and will be
valid only when in conformity with and in furtherance of the general
nature of the object of the corporation.
NAMES OF SUBSCRIBERS
Signed by the following:
A. L. Pearce
Owen A Rardon
H. R Mayer
B. E. Whimsett
W. J. King
Gary J. Miller
F. L Fulmer
Dr F. S. Morgan
William A. Roberts
Dr. W. Ivan King
STATE OF FLORIDA
COUNTY OF PINELLAS
Before me, the undersigned authority, personally appeared OWEN S. RARDON
who, being first duly sworn deposes and says that he is one of the
subscribers of the foregoing proposed Charter for a Non-Profit
Corporation to be known as LAKE SHORE CLUB and that he affixed his name
to the said Charter.
Affiant further states it is intended in good faith to carry out the
purposes and objects set forth herein.
Owen S. Rardon
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal at Clearwater,
Pinellas County, Flordia, this 14 day of April 1958.
My commission expires:
Jan 6, 1962
The above and foregoing proposed Charter having been presented for
approval, and, upon inspection thereof, the same having been found to be
in proper form and for an object authorized by the statues of the State
of Florida in that behalf made and provided, the same is hereby approved
at Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida this 1st day of May.
Alfred P. Marshall
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