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PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE MAG BY-LAWS

On May 22, 2019, the MAG Regional Council approved initiating the 15-day review period for the following four amendments: (Proposed language in bold font.)

  • Prohibit Majority Abstention for Numerical and Weighted Votes
    Article XIII, Section 1:
    A) The Regional Council and Management Committee shall vote on all motions on the basis of one vote per member, except that two Arizona Department of Transportation board members for District I and the Regional Council shall have one vote, the numerical vote shall have no force or effect unless concurred in by the weighted vote. The affirmative vote of the majority of members present is required for a valid outcome of a numerical or weighted vote.
     
  • Executive Committee At-Large Vacancies
    Article VII, Section 2:
    In case the office of Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, or At-Large seat becomes vacant, the remaining Regional Council members, by affirmative vote of the majority thereof, may elect a successor to hold office for the unexpired term of the officer whose position shall be vacant.
     
  • Ascension of Officers
    Article VII, Section 2:
    In case the office of Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, or At-Large seat becomes vacant, the remaining Regional Council members, by affirmative vote of the majority thereof, may elect a successor to hold office for the unexpired term of the officer whose position shall be vacant, and while maintaining a succession of positions occurring through the ascending order of officers.
     
  • Create a Phoenix Standing Seat on MAG Executive Committee
    Article IX, Section 7
    The largest incorporated city (based on population) shall have a standing seat on the Executive Committee.
     

The MAG By-Laws require that the MAG member agencies be notified 15 days in advance regarding amendments to the By-Laws. The Regional Council is anticipated to take action to amend the By-Laws at the June 26, 2019, Regional Council meeting, following the 15-day review period.

Please contact MAG at (602) 254-6300 or email mag@azmag.gov if you have any questions.

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The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) is a Council of Governments (COG) that serves as the regional planning agency for the metropolitan Phoenix area.

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