"A private association is essential. To be effective, such an organization should include in its membership all families of the community."--Radburn Designer Clarence Stein, from the "Radburn" chapter in his classic book Toward New Towns For America.


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Radburn Citizens Association




(a) Place of Meetings - The meetings of the Citizens' Association shall be held in the Radburn Grange, Fair Lawn Avenue, Fair Lawn, New Jersey or such other place as the Executive Committee may designate from time to time.

(b) Regular Meetings - There shall be held regular meeting of the Citizens' Association each year namely on the first Monday of January, April, June, September, October and November. The meeting date may be changed by a majority vote of the Executive Committee.

(c) Special Meetings - Special Meetings of the Citizens' Association may be called by the President.

(d) Notice of Meetings - Notice of all Citizens' Association Meetings shall be posted on the bulletin board of the Radburn Association in the Grange at least five days prior to such meeting, and announced in the regular issue of the Radburn Bulletin preceding such meeting, or by special bulletin distributed to the homes of all members at least five day prior to such meeting, whichever is the earlier.

(e) Quorum - At all Citizens' Association meetings, a quorum shall consist of not less than (20) members.

(f) Order of Business - The order of business shall be:

Calling to Order and Pledge of Allegiance
Reading of Minutes and Communications
Old Business including President's report
Committee Reports
New Business

(g) Rules of Order - The Rules contained in "Roberts Rules of Order Revised" shall govern the deliberations of the Citizens' Association in all cases to which they are applicable, when not inconsistent with these Bylaws.


(a) Nominations - A nominating committee of at least 2 members appointed by the President at the June meeting to present at the October meeting a roster of candidates for officers of the Citizens' Association. Nominations may also be made from the floor at the October meeting. No name may be placed in nomination without the consent of that person.

(b) Election of Officers - The names of all candidates nominated at the October meeting in the manner provided above shall be placed on a ballot and voted on at the regular meeting in November. Those receiving a plurality shall be declared elected and shall thereupon take office January 1, and hold office until their successors are duly elected, and have assumed office.


(a) Expenditures by the Citizens' Association up to One Hundred dollars ($100.00) may be authorized by the President with the concurrence of the Treasurer. From One hundred ($100.00) to Five hundred ($500.00) must be approved by the Executive Committee; amounts over Five hundred ($500.00) must be approved by a majority of the members present at any regular or special meeting of the Citizens' Association.

(b) Any committee engaged in projects is authorized to handle their own receipts and expenditures with any funds remaining turned over to the Citizens' Association Treasurer. A complete audit shall be performed by the Executive Committee at the discharge of the committee or on an annual basis if the committee exists for over one year.


Proposal to amend these Bylaws may be made at any meeting of the Citizens' Association. Such proposal to amend must be presented in writing, a copy of same to be transmitted to all members of the Citizens' Association by the Secretary in two issues of the Radburn Bulletin, subsequently to be voted on at the following meeting of the Citizens' Association. Adoption may be had by a majority vote of the members present.












Radburn Citizens' Association | Fair Lawn, NJ 07410