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Burlington Library Association

Restatement of Articles of Incorporation

The undersigned, all which are citizens of the United States, desire to restate the Articles of Incorporation of August 1964 which formed a Non-Profit Corporation under the law of Connecticut, do hereby certify:

 

First: The Name of the Corporation shall be The Burlington Library Association, Inc.

Second: The place in this state where the principal office of the Corporation is to be located is the Town of Burlington, Hartford County.

Third: Said corporation is organized exclusively for charitable, religious, educational, and scientific purposes, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501 C)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future tax code.

 

Fourth: The names and addresses of the current officers of the corporation are as follows:

                President: Betsy Francischelli, Burlington, CT 06013

                Vice President: Kim Robinson, Burlington, CT 06013

Treasurer: Sanford Mazeau, Burlington, CT 06013

Secretary: Eileen Rubino, Burlington, CT 06013

Fifth: No part of the net earnings of the corporation shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributable to its members. trustees, officers. or other private persons, except that the corporation shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and to make payments and distributions in furtherance of the purpose set forth in Article Third hereof. No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be the carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the corporation shall not participate in, or intervene in (including the publishing or distribution of statements,) any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office. Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles, the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from federal income tax under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future tax code, or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future tax code.

Sixth: Upon dissolution of the corporation, assets shall be distributed for one or more exempt purposes within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or shall be distributed to the federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose. Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by a Court of Competent Jurisdiction of the county in which the principal office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, as such Court shall determine, which are organized and operated exclusively for such purposes.

Seventh: The Corporation may from time-to-time pass bylaws, which further define and limit its specific purpose, but which may in no way alter or amend articles First thru Sixth and shall be null and void if they affect the exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future tax code.

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