League Bylaws

League Bylaws 2021

MISSION STATEMENT

This corporation has been organized under the guidelines of the Virginia State Corporation Commission and is so organized solely as a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) corporation, according to federal IRS guidelines. The mission and purpose of Boys Baseball of Lynnhaven (BBL) is to foster international amateur sports competition, through an organized baseball program for all qualified youth living within the organization's designated boundaries. In addition to teaching the fundamentals of baseball and providing an opportunity for youngsters to participate, BBL shall also be dedicated to fostering in them the ideals of sportsmanship, teamwork, loyalty, and perseverance. All coaches, managers, umpires, parents and league officials must be constantly mindful of their responsibility to act in a manner consistent with these objectives.

  • Section 1
  • Meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held during the third Monday of every month at the league building. These meetings shall be open to the general membership. A member is defined as any adult who is the parent/guardian of a registered and active BBL participant in the last 12 month period. In case of Holidays or other conflicts, the President shall reschedule the meeting for a more convenient time during the month. Meetings of the Board of Directors may also be held whenever the Board deems it necessary and appropriate. Any person belonging to the general membership may request a meeting to address the Executive Board by submitting a written request to the President stating the purpose of such meeting. The President shall determine the validity of the request and schedule an Executive Board meeting accordingly. Should a member's request be denied, he/she may override the President's decision by presenting a petition signed by at least twenty (20) individuals from the general membership to the Board of Directors.

  • Section 2
  • Meetings of the League's Executive Board shall be held at the discretion of the President. The primary duties of the Executive Board shall include: discuss specific league policy matters and issues; resolve grievances and disciplinary actions against league members; and review budgeted and unbudgeted expenditures and funding requests for recommendation to the Board of Directors. Minutes of these meetings shall be read at the next regularly scheduled Board of Directors meeting. With the exception of disciplinary actions (see Article IV, Section 3), Executive Board deliberations and recommendations shall be presented to the entire Board for discussion and vote as appropriate. See Article V for further detail concerning the Executive Board.