Articles of Incorporation

D299188 DOMESTIC File Number
STATE OF WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF STATE
I, BRUCE K. CHAPMAN, Secretary of State of the State of Washington and Custodian of its seal, hereby certify that
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION Of
BRIDGEHAVEN COMMUNITY CLUB ASSOCIATION
a domestic corporation of Chimacum, WA, was filed for record in this office on this date, and I further certify that such Articles remain on file in this office.
In witness whereof I have signed and affixed the seal of the State of Washington to this certificate at Olympia, the State Capitol, May 5, 1980.
Bruce K. Chapman Secretary of State
Corrected November 1981, November 1982 November 1983, November 1986 Reprinted November 1986, September 1999
Modified September 15, 2001


ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF BRIDGEHAVEN COMMUNITY CLUB ASSOCIATION


KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:
That I, the undersigned person of the age of eighteen years or more, as incorporator of a corporation under RCW 24.03, adopt the following Articles of Incorporation for such corporation:


ARTICLE I
The name of the corporation shall be BRIDGEHAVEN COMMUNITY CLUB ASSOCIATION.


ARTICLE II
The period of existence shall be perpetual.


ARTICLE III
The business and purposes of such corporation shall be: 

  • 1. To purchase, acquire, improve, develop, establish, operate and maintain suitable streets, roads, sewers, drainage systems and facilities, parkways, planting areas, and recreational areas; to construct and maintain community buildings, clubhouses, bathhouses, swimming pools, boat landings, floats and piers; and to acquire, construct, and maintain such recreational facilities and equipment as the corporation may deem desirable or necessary for the use and benefit of its members.
  • 2. To care for any vacant, unimproved or unkept lots within the sub-divisions, hereinafter described, and to remove therefrom grass, weeds, unsightly vegetation, underbrush, structures, or objects; and to take any action with reference to such lots as the corporation may deem necessary or desirable to maintain the same in a clean and presentable condition.
  • 3. To determine the rate per lot of the general annual assessment to which each lot shall be subject, and to levy and collect such assessments from the lot owners.
  • 4. To operate and maintain the community water system and to determine the rate per lot for the water assessment which each lot shall be subject, and to levy and collect such assessment from the lot owners.
  • 5. To take such action as the corporation may deem necessary, desirable or incidental to the promotion of the health, comfort, safety, or general welfare of its members, and to the improvement and proper maintenance of Bridgehaven Tracts Addition, Jefferson County, Washington.
  • 6. To take such action as the corporation may deem necessary, desirable, or proper to enforce, carry out, and fulfill the specific provisions as well as the general intent of all conditions, covenants, restrictions, and easements now existing or which may hereafter be imposed upon the real estate hereafter described.
  • 7. To issue bonds, notes, mortgages or other evidences of indebtedness and to secure the same at the option of the directors and/or trustees of this corporation by mortgage or pledge of any property owned by the corporation.
  • 8. To exercise such powers as are prescribed in RCW 24.03, Washington Statutes, and to effect any or all of the purposes for which this corporation if organized, as hereinbefore enumerated; such powers shall be exercised in connection with the following described real estate: Divisions 1-8, BRIDGEHAVEN TRACTS ADDITION, JEFFERSON COUNTY, WASHINGTON

ARTICLE IV

  • The number of directors of this corporation shall be fixed by the bylaws and may be increased or decreased from time to time in the manner specified therein. The initial Board of Directors shall consist of 3 directors, and the names and addresses of the persons who shall serve as directors until the first annual meeting of shareholders and until their successors are elected and qualify unless they resign or are removed are:
    • John W. Barber, 9625 N.E. 27th Street Street Bellevue, WA, 98004
    • F. Byron Swigart 14105 S.E. 144th Renton, WA 98056
    • Robert W. Rombery Route 1, Box 375 F Chimacum, WA 98325

ARTICLE V
The eligibility for the rights and privileges of membership, as well as the method of expulsion, shall be prescribed by the Bylaws. No membership shall be transferred or assigned except in the manner prescribed in the Bylaws.


ARTICLE VI
The corporation is a non-profit corporation formed under RCW 24.03 Washington Statutes, and shall not have or issue shares of stock. No dividend shall be paid and no part of the income of the corporation shall be contributed to its members, directors and/or trustees, or officers. The corporation may pay compensation in a reasonable amount to members, directors and/or trustees, or officers for services rendered and may confer benefits upon its members in conformity with its purposes.


ARTICLE VII
The Board of Directors and/or Trustees of this corporation shall be empowered to amend Bylaws and the same may be changed, modified or amended by the Board of Directors and/or Trustees, subject, however, to the power of the members of change or repeal such Bylaws as fixed by the Bylaws.


ARTICLE VIII
This corporation reserves the right to amend or repeal, by affirmative vote of the holders of two-thirds of the shares entitled to vote thereon, any of the provisions contained in these Articles of Incorporation, and the rights of the shareholders of this corporation are granted subject to this reservation.


ARTICLE IX
Upon dissolution of the Association, assets, if any, will be distributed among the members of the Association.


ARTICLE X
In addition to the provision hereof, the qualifications for the members of this corporation, the interest in the property of the corporation, voting and other rights and privileges, liabilities for changes and assessments for the members, and any other matters which may be included, as provided by stature, shall be set forth in the Bylaws of the corporation.


ARTICLE XI
The name and address of the incorporator is: John W. Barber, 9625 N.E. 27th Street, Bellevue, WA 98004


ARTICLE XII
The name and address of the Registered Agent is: Robert W. Romberg, Route 1, Box 375 F, Chimacum, WA 98325
DATED this 17th day of April, 1980
John W. Barber, Incorporator
STATE OF WASHINGTON)
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COUNTY OF JEFFERSON)
On this day personally appeared before me JOHN W. BARBER, to me known to be the incorporator of the corporation that executed the within and foregoing instrument, and acknowledged the said instrument to be the free and voluntary act and deed of said corporation for the uses and purposes there mentioned, and on oath stated that he was authorized to execute said instrument. GIVEN UNDER my hand and official seal this 17th Day of April 1980.


Suzan D. Majhan
Notary Public in and for the
State of Washington
Residing at Port Townsend.

 

 

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