by Richard R. Hammar, J.D., LL.M., CPA

Minutes

§ 6.12.02
Key point 6-12.02. Written minutes should be maintained for every church membership meeting. Minutes should reference (1) the date of the meeting, (2) the number of members present, (3) the progression of every action from motion to final action, (4) some statement that each adopted action was approved by the necessary number of votes, and (5) a verbatim transcript of each approved action.

The church secretary should prepare written minutes of every church membership meeting, being careful to note (1) the date of the meeting, (2) the number of members present, (3) the progression of every action from motion to final action, (4) some statement that each adopted action was approved by the necessary number of votes (a tally of the votes for and against a particular action should be inserted in the minutes if the vote is close or the action is of an extraordinary nature), and (5) a verbatim transcript ...

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