Constitution and By-Laws
American Legion Post 2
The American Legion, Department of Arizona
Approved by vote of membership
12 April 1971
Revised 8 May 1972
Amended 18 February 1987
For God and country, we associate ourselves together for the following purposes: To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order; to foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism; to preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in the great wars; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state, and nation, to combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and good will on earth; to sage-guard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom, and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.
ARTICLE I – Name
Section 1. The name of this organization shall be William Bloys Post No. 2 of the American Legion, Department of Arizona.
ARTICLE II – Objects
Section 1. The objects and purpose of this Post shall be to promote the principles and policies as set forth in the foregoing preamble and the national and departmental constitution of The American Legion.
Article III – Nature
Section 1. This Post is a civilian organization and membership therein does not effect or increase liability for military or police service.
Section 2. This organization shall be absolutely non-political and non-sectarian, and shall not be used for the dissemination of partisan principles nor for the promotion of the candidacy of any person seeking public office or preferment. No candidate for or incumbent of a salaried elective public office shall hold any office in this Post of The American Legion, and the declaration of candidacy for an elective public office by any person who is an officer of this Post of The American Legion shall operate automatically to vacate his office in this Post, and the same shall be filled as hereinafter provided.
Section 3. Rank does not exist in The American Legion; no member shall be addressed by his military or naval title in any meeting of this Post.
ARTICLE IV – Membership
Section 1. Eligibility to membership in this post shall be as prescribed by the national constitution of The American Legion.
“That no person shall be a member of this corporation unless he served in the naval or military services of the United States at some time during any of the following periods: April 6, 1917, to November 11, 1918: December 7, 1941, to December 31, 1946: June 25, 1950, to January 31, 1955: December 22, 1961 to May 7, 1975; or any other future dates approved by the Congress of the United States of America; all dates inclusive, or, who being citizens of the United States at the time of entry therein, served in the military or naval services of any of the governments associated with the United States during said wars or hostilities; Provided, however, that such person shall have an honorable discharge or separation from such service or continues to serve honorably after any of the aforesaid terminal date.”
Section 2. Applications for membership shall be made in writing, under such regulations as may be in effect at that time, according to the Constitution and By-Laws of this Post.
Section 3. All applications for membership shall be acted upon at the next regular Post meeting following the making of said application, and shall, at such meeting be accepted, rejected, or referred for investigation and further considerations. If the majority of members present vote against said application then said application shall not again be considered until after the expiration of six months from the date of rejection.
Section 4. An applicant for membership to this Post who has been suspended from another Post in the American Legion for misconduct or misrepresentation, shall not be admitted to this Post until a thorough investigation has been made by the Executive Committee made at the next regular Post meeting, where it shall be voted upon and passed by a majority of the members present.
Section 5. A member may be reprimanded, suspended or expelled for cause, by vote of two-thirds of all members of the Executive Committee, but only after such member shall have had an opportunity to present his defense to the Executive Committee. One week’s written notice of the time and place when the Executive Committee will consider the charges against him, accompanied by a written specification of the charges against him shall be considered as according to such member sufficient opportunity to present his defense. The cause for such reprimand, suspension or expulsion may be such conduct or character upon the part of the member in his actions within or outside of his Post as cause the Executive Committee to deem him to be unfit to be a member of this Post. At any time within thirty days after a sentence of dismissal or expulsion, a meeting of the Post to consider same shall be called upon the written request of twenty members. At such meeting of the Executive Committee, a member expelled may be restored by the vote of two-thirds of the members present.
Section 6. A member who has been expelled from this Post for any cause may be reinstated to membership by a two-thirds vote of the Executive Committee: Provided, however, that he shall make payment of any arrears in his dues or any debts owed to the Post or its related activities at the time of the expulsion, and also other regular dues or debts which have been payable in the interval between his expulsion and his reinstatement.
Section 7. The resignation of a member indebted to the Post shall take effect only when accepted by the Executive Committee. All interest of resigning members in the property or assets of the Post, and of members ceasing to be such by dismissal, shall be vested in the Post, and such resignation or dismissal shall operate as a release or assignment to the Post of all right, title, and interest of such member or members in and to the property and assets of the Post.
ARTICLE V – Officers
Section 1. The administrative affairs of this Post of The American Legion shall, except as may be otherwise provided by the by-laws, be under the supervision of an Executive Committee which shall consist of six members in addition to those officers of the Post specified by the by-laws. This Post by its by-laws may provide for such other standing committees as the business of the organization may require.
Section 2. The officers of this Post shall be such as are specified in the by-laws.
Section 3. All officers shall be elected annually and they shall hold office for one year or until their successors are duly installed or as otherwise provided by the by-laws.
Section 4. Every member of this Post in good standing shall be eligible to vote and to hold office in this Post unless otherwise provided herein.
Section 4b. Every member in good standing is welcome to attend the Executive Committee and Board of Trustees meeting as a non-voting guest. There will be no secret meetings in this Post.
Section 5. The duties of officers and the Executive Committee shall be those usually appertaining to such officers or committee members and as further provided in the by-laws.
ARTICLE VI – Finance
Section 1. The revenue of this Post shall be derived from membership or initiation fees or from such other source as may be approved by the Post Executive Committee.
Section 2. The amount of such membership or initiation fees and the amount of such annual Post dues shall be fixed and determined by this Post.
Section 3. The Post shall pay to departmental headquarters the national, departmental, and to district annual membership dues for every member of the Post, and such other assessments as may be levied by the National, Departmental, and District Headquarters.
ARTICLE VII – Women’s Auxiliary
Section 1. This Post recognizes an auxiliary organization to be known as the Women’s Auxiliary of William Bloys Post No. 2, The American Legion.
Section 2. Membership in the Auxiliary shall be as prescribed by the national constitution of The American Legion Auxiliary.
Article VIII – Amendments
Section 1. This constitution is adopted subject to the provisions of the National Constitution of The American Legion, and of the Department Constitution of the Department of Arizona, The American Legion. Any amendment to said National Constitution or Department Constitution which is in conflict with any provisions hereof shall be regarded as automatically repealing or modifying the provisions of this constitution to the extent of such conflict.
Section 2. This constitution may be amended at any regular Post meeting by a vote of two-thirds of the members of said Post attending such regular meeting, provided that the proposed amendment shall have been submitted in writing and read at a preceding regular meeting of said Post, and providing further that written notice shall have been given to all members at least seven days in advance of the date when such amendment is to be voted upon, notifying said members that at such meeting a proposal to amend the constitution is to be voted upon.
BY-LAWS OF WILLIAM BLOYS POST NO. 2 OF THE AMERICAN LEGION DEPARTMENT OF ARIZONA
Section 1. The Post existing under these by-laws is to be known as William Bloys Post No. 2 of The American Legion, Department of Arizona.
Section 2. The objects of this Post are as set forth in the constitution.
Section 1. The officers of this Post shall be Commander, Senior Vice-Commander, Junior Vice-Commander, Adjutant, Service Officer, Finance Officer, Historian, Chaplain, Sergeant-at-Arms, Judge Advocate, and five Trustees. The Commander, Senior Vice-Commander, Junior Vice-Commander shall be elected annually by the members from among their number. Two Trustees shall be elected annually for a two year term; Except that upon adoption of these by-laws; At the first ensuing election, two shall be elected for a two year term each and two shall be elected for a one year term each. The fifth trustee shall be appointed annually, for a one year term, by the Commander elect. The Adjutant, Service Officer, Historian, Chaplain, Sergeant-at-Arms, Judge Advocate, and Finance Officer shall be appointed by the Commander with the approval and consent of the majority of the Executive Committee.
Section 2. Nominations and elections shall be as follows: Nominations for officers shall be made from the floor at a meeting of the Post at the second regular meeting in April of each year. The name of each person nominated for an elective Post office shall be placed on a ballot. Any nominee for office must be present at this meeting or submit a letter of acceptance for the nomination of said office. Nominations for officers shall be closed at this meeting, but a blank space shall be provided on the ballot so that any name of any member may be written in. Voting of officers shall take place at the first regular meeting in May of each year. Each member of the Post in good standing shall be given a ballot upon request at the Post Hall, which after voting shall be turned in to the Executive Committee acting as an election committee. The Executive Committee shall canvass the votes in the presence of the Post, and announce the results the same evening. The person receiving the most votes for any office, shall be declared elected.
In the event of a tie among candidates receiving the highest number of votes for an office, a runoff between those so tied shall be held on the next regular meeting day.
The officers so elected shall be installed at the first regular meeting in July.
Section 3. All officers of the Post shall hold office for one year or until their successors are elected and have been installed, except as otherwise provided in the by-laws.
ARTICLE III – Management
Section 1. The government and management of the Post is entrusted to an Executive Committee of eleven members, to be known as the “Executive Committee,” except as hereinafter provided.
Section 2. The Executive Committee shall consist of eleven members, six of whom shall constitute a quorum. The Commander, Senior Vice-Commander, Junior Vice-Commander, Adjutant and Finance Officer shall be ex-officio members of the Executive Committee, with the same powers as other members of the Executive Committee. The other six members of the Executive Committee shall be elected by the members of the Post from among their numbers; Two each to be nominated and elected each year for three year terms, each in the same manner as other Post officers are elected. The results for members of the Executive Committee shall be canvassed in the same manner and at the same time as provided in Article II of these by-laws, provided that the two men receiving the highest number of votes shall be declared elected. Members of the Executive Committee so elected shall serve for three years, or until their successors are chosen.
Section 3. Any vacancies existed on the Executive Committee or in any other office in the Post, from any cause other than the expiration of the term of office, shall be filled by appointment, by the Commander, with the approval of the majority of the members so appointed shall hold office only until the next regular Post election, when a member shall be elected to serve for the balance of the unexpired term created by the vacancy. A Vacancy shall exist when an officer misses three (3) consecutive meetings without a valid reason, and said officer shall be replaced according to this section.
Section 4. The Executive Committee shall have general charge of all the affairs and business of the Post; shall adopt all rules and regulations necessary for the affairs and conduct of this post; shall authorize all expenditures and contracts necessary in the conduct of the affairs of the Post, and in general shall constitute the ruling and governing power of the Post for the purpose aforesaid, as well as in all matters affecting its policy, finances, discipline, decorum and harmony, except as hereinafter provided.
Section 5. The Board of Trustees shall consist of five voting members elected or appointed as herein before provided. The chairman shall be appointed by the Commander, with the consent of the Executive Committee, from among the voting members of the Board for a one year term to coincide with the Commander’s term of office. The Commander, Post Finance Officer and Post Adjutant shall be non-voting ex-officio members of the Board, the Post adjutant serving also as secretary.
The Board of Trustees shall have shall have complete charge of any and all real and personal property belonging to the Post or in custody of the Post, They shall execute and sign all contracts, subleases and shall handle any other transactions pertaining to the real and personal property owned and held or controlled by the Post and the improvements theron, subject to the approval of the Executive Committee. The Board of Trustees shall deposit all moneys received from leases, subleases, rents or sales of real or personal properties of the Post with Finance Officer within 30 days.
The Board of Trustees shall have complete charge of the Clubroom and all activities therein deemed necessary not excluding the employment of needed personnel. The Board of Trustees shall have complete charge of and responsibility for all financial operations and records of the Clubroom activities. The Board shall make a monthly financial report to the Executive Committee, submitting such payments or profits agreed upon or not necessary for the current operation of the Clubroom to the Post Finance Officer. The Board may authorize such individuals as necessary for the purpose of transacting daily financial activities as may be necessary for the operation of its activities provided; however, that such individuals shall be bonded.
The Board of Trustees shall meet at least once each month and at such other times as may be deemed necessary by the chairman or by a majority of the voting members of the Board. Three voting members of the Board shall constitute a quorum.
ARTICLE IV – Post Executive Committee
Section 1. The Post Executive Committee shall meet for organization and such other business as may come before it at the call of the Post Commander within ten days after the installation of the new officers. Thereafter the Post Executive Committee shall meet at the call of the Commander at least every month and as often as said Commander may deem necessary. The Commander shall call a meeting of the Post Executive Committee upon the joint written request of three or more members of said Post Executive Committee.
Section 2. The Post Executive Committee may from time to time, as needs of the Post require, appoint such assistants to the officers named herein as they may deem necessary. And shall hire such employees as may be necessary; shall authorize and approve all expenditures, except as otherwise provided in these by-laws; shall require adequate bonds from all persons having custody of Post funds; and generally shall have charge of and be responsible for the management of the affairs of this Post, except as otherwise provided in these by-laws.
ARTICLE V – Duties of Officers
Section 1. Duties of Post Commander. It shall be the duty of the Post Commander to preside at all meetings of the Post, of the Post Executive Committee, to have general supervision over the business and affairs of the Post, and such officer shall be the chief executive officer of the Post. He may approve all orders directing the disbursement of funds and may make an annual report covering the business of the Post for the year and recommendations for the ensuing year, which may be read at the second meeting in June. He shall perform such other duties as directed by the Post; shall execute jointly with the Post Adjutant without personal liability, all contract, bonds, and other instruments in writing provided and required by the Executive Committee or the Board of Trustees.
Section 3. Duties of the Senior Vice-Commander. The Senior Vice-Commander shall assume and discharge the duties of the office of Commander in the absence or disability of, or when called upon by the Post Commander.
Section 3. Duties of the Junior Vice-Commander. The Junior Vice-Commander shall assume and discharge the duties of the office of the Commander in the absence or disability of the Commander and Senior Vice-Commander or when called upon by the Post Commander.
Section 4. Duties of Post Adjutant. The Adjutant shall have charge of and keep a full and correct record of all proceedings of all meetings, keep such records as the department and national organizations may require, render reports of membership annually or when called upon at a meeting; shall have general charge of all books and accounts of the Post, save those in the custody of the Post Finance Officer and Boards of Trustees; shall submit a statement of his accounts and proceedings monthly to the Executive Committee; shall render an annual account to the Post; and shall perform such other duties and acts as shall be required by the Executive Committee and the Board of Trustees, and under direction of the Commander handle all correspondence of the Post.
Section 5. Duties of the Service Officer. The Service Officer shall supervise all matters pertaining to the needs of ex-service persons in their dealings with the United States Veterans Administration or any other bureau or department of the United States Government, or any agency created by the State of Arizona affecting, or any dealing with ex-service persons. He shall also have supervision over the employment of needy Legion members in outside work, and shall supervise the giving of relief to indigents, the funerals of members, and care of the families of ex-service men.
Section 6. Duties of the Finance Officer. The Finance Officer of the Post shall have charge of all finance, except as otherwise provided in these by-laws, and see that all funds are safely deposited in local bank or banks which are members of the Federal Reserve System and shall report once a month to the Executive Committee the conditions of the finances of the Post, with such recommendations as he may deem expedient or necessary for raising funds with which to carry on the activities of the Post. He shall sign all checks disbursing the moneys of the Post, except as otherwise provided in these by-laws. He shall furnish such surety bond in such sum as shall be fixed by the Post Executive Committee.
Section 7. Duties of the Post Historian. He shall record all incidents of interest to the Post and Post members; and shall perform such other duties as may properly pertain to the office as may be determined by the Post or the Executive Committee.
Section 8. Duties of the Post Chaplain. The Post Chaplain shall be charged with the spiritual welfare of the Post comrades and will offer divine but nonsectarian service in the event of dedications, funerals, public functions, etc., and adhere to such ceremonial rituals as are recommended by the National or Departmental Headquarters from time to time.
Section 9. Duties of Sergeant-at-Arms. The Sergeant-at-Arms shall preserve order at all meetings and shall perform such other duties as may be from time to time assigned to him by the Post Executive Committee.
Section 10. Duties of the Judge Advocate. The Judge Advocate shall be the legal adviser of all officers and committees of the Post, and of the Post itself.
Section 11. No elected official, member of the Executive Committee or the appointed members of the Board of Trustees of the Post may serve in any capacity for remuneration, however, they may be reimbursed for expenses incurred.
Section 12. No person shall hold two elective offices simultaneously in this post.
ARTICLE VI – Removal from Office
Section 1. The Post shall have the power of vacating the place of any member of the Executive Committee or of any officer, for good cause shown, by the vote of three-fourths of the members present at a special meeting of the Post called for that purpose.
ARTICLE VII – Delegates
Section 1. Appointments. The Post Commander, immediately upon taking office each year, shall appoint the following standing committees: Americanism, Relief, Educational, Health and Sanitation, Membership, Program and Entertainment, Finance, Public Affairs and Sports. The Commander, with the consent of the Executive Committee, may appoint such other committees deemed necessary: Except that, any committee already appointed and acting on a meet or seasonable, rather than an annual basis, shall be retained for the period necessary to complete such meet or seasonable activity plus two weeks of reporting purposes.
Section 2. Membership. Such standing committee shall consist of such members, and the Chairman thereof, as may be designated by the Post Commander.
Section 3. Americanism Committee. The Americanism Committee shall have jurisdiction over the counteracting of Anti-American activities and the education of both native and foreign born as pertaining to the community, state and nation; and to attend to the enforcement of all laws, national and state, and of city ordinances in anyway affecting ex-service men.
Section 4. Relief Committee. The Relief Committee shall supervise the giving of relief to indigents, the employment of needy and worthy Legion members and care of the families of ex-service men. This committee shall function under the Service Officer.
Section 5. Service Committee. The Service Committee shall work with and under the direction of the Service Officer in all matters within his jurisdiction except as prescribed for the relief committee.
Section 6. Educational Committee. The Educational Committee shall have supervision over the preparation, procurement, and dissemination of educational materials, both oral and written, relating to wars and the participants therein, and to the historical events observed by the Legion, and shall have liaison with the Boy Scouts of America.
Section 7. Health and Sanitation Committee. The Health and Sanitation Committee shal cooperate with the Health and Sanitation Commissions of other Public Bodies relative to the health and sanitary conditions of the community and of the property belonging to the Post.
Section 8. Membership Committee. The Membership Committee shall have supervision over the procurement of new members, reinstatement of members, and eligibility of members.
Section 9. Program and Entertainment Committee. The Program and Entertainment Committee shall have charge of all entertainment, dances, club shows and performances, and shall supervise the activities of all other entertainment.
Section 10. Finance Committee. The Finance Committee may have general supervision over the finances of the Post, may devise way and means of raising finances and shall arrange for the authorization thereof, may audit the accounts of the Finance Officer, supervise expenditures, and prepare budget, provided, however, that none of the before stated provisions shall in any way effect the actions of the Board of Trustees.
The Finance Officer shall keep a set of books showing distribution of receipts and disbursements of the Post.
Nothing contained herein shall prevent the Post from engaging in any proper activities to raise funds for a special purpose.
Section 11. Public Affairs Committee. The Public Affairs Committee shall have supervision of all public affairs not within the jurisdiction of the other committees which may effect the interest of The American Legion, and shall have charge of all matters relating to and dealing with the relationship of The American Legion with other civic bodies and organizations.
Section 12. Sports Committee. The Sports Committee shall organize, direct and manage all of the Post activities relating to baseball, basketball, football, and any other athletics, including boxing and wrestling matches.
Section 1. All resolutions of state or national scope presented to this Post by a member or reported to this Post by a committee, shall merely embody the opinion of this Post on the subject and copy of same shall be forwarded to the Department Headquarters for its approval before any publicity is given or action other than mere passage by the Post is taken.
ARTICLE XI – Meetings
Section 1. The regular meetings of the Post shall be held at the Post Home on the first Wednesday of each month. The Board of Trustees and Executive Committee meetings of the Post shall be held at the Post Home on the third Wednesday of each month. Such business as may properly be brought up for action may be converted into entertainment meetings, if deemed advisable by the officers of the Post.
Section 2. The Post Commander or a majority of the Exeuctive Committee shall have the power to call a special meeting of the Post at any time.
Section 3. Upon the written request of thirty members, the Executive Committee shall call a special meeting of the Post.
Section 4. Fifteen members shall constitute a quorum.
ARTICLE X – Notices
Section 1. Every member shall furnish the Post Adjutant with his or her current mailing address.
ARTICLE XI – Rules of Order
Section 1. All proceedings of this Post shall be conducted under and pursuant to Robert’s Rules of Order, except as herein otherwise provided.
ARTICLE XII – Limitations of Liability
Section 1. This Post shall incur, or cause to be incurred, no liability or obligations whatever which shall subject to liability any other Post, subdivision, group of men, members of the American Legion (members of this Post or otherwise) or other individuals, corporations or organization.
ARTICLE XIII – Amendments
Section 1. These by-laws may be amended at any regular Post meeting by a vote of two-thirds of the members of said Post attending such regular meeting; Provided that the proposed amendment shall have been submitted in writing and read at a preceding regular meeting of said Post; and provided further, that written notice shall have been given to all members at least seven days in advance of the date when such amendment is to be voted upon, notifying said members that at such meeting a proposal to amend the by-laws is to be voted upon.
The following members are incorporators of William Bloys Post No. 2, The American Legion, Department of Arizona: D.W. Albert, Walter Ehrhardt, Charles Getz, and T.A. Anderson.
The following members comprise the Executive Committee of William Bloys Post No. 2, The American Legion, Department of Arizona, for the year 1935/36, all of whom have been duly elected and officially installed: D.W. Albert, Walter Ehrhardt, George M. Bateman, T.A. Anderson, John J Curry, Harry Pearl, and George I. Gibson.
The following members are Trustees for handling real estate of William Bloys Post No. 2, The American Legion, Department of Arizona: Ralph Fowler, on year term; Charles Getz, two year term; and Preston Ollerton, three year term.
The foregoing Constitution and by-laws of William Bloys Post No. 2, The American Legion, Department of Arizona, are hereby approved and adopted this 18 February, 1987.
We also approve the dissolution of the declaration of trust entered into under date of the 22nd of September, 1930, between William Bloys Post No. 2, The American Legion, Department of Arizona, and the persons whose names are subscribed thereto.
The foregoing Constitution and by-laws of William Bloys Post No. 2 of the American Legion, Department of Arizona, are hereby amended, and adopted this 18th day of February, 1987.
Members of the 1987 Constitution and By-Laws Committee:
Joseph A. De Jesus
Post Commander 1970/1971
Chairman, Constitution & By-Laws Committee
Samuel E. Miller
Past Commander 1983/84
Thomas W. Godbehere, Jr.
Past Commander 1968/69 and 1976/66
Past Commander 1984/54
Peter A. Gillespie
Past Commander 1977/78
Special thanks to the members of the 1982 Constitution & By-Laws Committee:
Samuel E. Miller
Member PPC 83/84
Member PPC 82/83
Allan B. Haws
Member PPC 57/58
Robert O. Bauman
Also thanks to the following members of Post 2 for their assistance and cooperation:
- Wesley Ehrhardt
Norbert E. Speth
Donald B. Parry
PPC 72/73 and 75/76
James A. Kitts
PPC 73/74 and 80/81
Mary E. Thompson
Marvin A. Rozell
Gregg L. Potter
DECLARATION OF TRUST
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:
THAT, WHEREAS, Lots 12 and 13, Block 3, TOWN OF TEMPE (WEST), according to the plot of record in the office of the County Recorder of Maricopa county, Arizona, in Book 2 of Maps, page 26 thereof, has been or is about to be conveyed to T.A. Anderson, Trustee for William Bloys Post No. 2, The American Legion, Department of Arizona; and
WHEREAS, the said TRUSTEE has paid no part of the purchase price for said property but all thereof was paid by the said William Bloys Post No. 2, The American Legion, Department of Arizona;
NOW, THEREFORE, SAID T.A. Anderson, does hereby certify and declare that he holds the above described property in trust for the said William Bloys Post No. 2, The American Legion, Department of Arizona, as Beneficiary, for the following purposes, to-wit:
- To hold the said property until such time as the said Beneficiary shall have fully qualified under the laws of the State of Arizona to receive legal title thereto or until by resolution duly passed in open meeting the members of said Post shall have directed conveyance of said property.
- For the purpose of conveying the said property to the said Beneficiary when the same shall have qualified under the laws of the State of Arizona to hold title to real property or of conveying the property to such person, firm, or corporation as the members of said William Bloys Post No. 2 shall direct by resolution passed in open meeting of said Post.
There will be no liability whatsoever on the said Trustee in connection with the holding of said property except for his own willful misconduct in connection therewith.
This Declaration of Trust shall be binding upon theheirs, administrators, executors, and assigned of the said Trustee and upon the successors and assigns of the said Beneficiary.
The Trustee shall receive for his services in connection herewith the sum of One Dollar ($1.00), receipt of which is hereby acknowledged.
IN WITNESS HEREOF, the said Trustee has hereunto set his hand this 13th day of Febryary, A.D. 1930.
In compliance with the terms of the above Declaration of Trust, I hereby offer the following resolution in an open meeting of the Said Post, a quorum being present and voting:
RESOLVED, THAT T.A. ANDERSON, trustee of William Bloys Post No. 2, The American Legion, Department of Arizona, be instructed to transfer title to Lots 12 and 13, Block 3, TOWN OF TEMPE (WEST), as described in the above Declaration of Trust, to William Bloys Post No. 2, The American Legion, Department of Arizona, Incorporated August 12, 1935.
Upon Roll Call, the following members voted for the resolution:
The following members voted against the resolution:
The above resolution being adopted by the Post, T.A. Anderson, Trustee, executed and delivered to D.W. Albert, Commander of William Bloys Post No. 2, The American Legion, Department of Arizona, Incorporated August 12, 1935