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Lakeshore Club Inc Charter

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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 privileges thereof.

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
Irwin Tilton
Howard Davol
W. J. King
Spurgon Clark
Patrick Callahan
Kenneth Anthony
Dortha Griffiths
Louis Heuffel
Gary J. Miller
F. L Fulmer
Ruth Seidenspinner
Dr F. S. Morgan
William A. Roberts
Dr. W. Ivan King
Curtis Clayton

AFFIDAVIT
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.
Myrteel MacNeal
My commission expires:
Jan 6, 1962

APPROVAL
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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CIRCUIT JUDGE
 

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