Registered under the Society Act of British Columbia
November 24, 1971
Constitution of the Creston & District Historical & Museum Society
1. The name of the Society is the Creston & District Historical & Museum Society.
2. The purposes of the Society are:
a) to provide a central source of information respecting the history of Creston and the outlying area;
b) to maintain and develop a museum for the collection, preservation, and exhibition of objects of historic interest and value to the Creston area;
c) to collect and preserve information, documents, and other worthwhile material of historical value to the Creston area;
d) to collect and compile scattered references in newspapers, magazines, and other sources;
e) to record and preserve the recollections of old-timers;
f) to identify, mark, or document places of historical interest in the Creston area;
g) to provide assistance, information, and guidance to Government, business, or other agencies in identifying and preserving items and sites of historical interest;
h) to ensure that the facilities, collections, and programs of the Historical Society are accessible to the public, within the limitations of Historical Society resources and its goal of preservation;
i) to maintain cordial relations and to interchange information with historical societies in the neighbouring areas and at provincial and federal levels.
As adopted 29 April 2017
- Part 1 - Definitions
- Part 2 - Members
- Part 3 - General Meetings
- Part 4 - Directors
- Part 5 - Directors' Meetings
- Part 6 - Directors' Roles
- Part 7 - Remuneration and Signing Authority
- Part 8 - Operation and Administration
- Part 9 - Special Provisions
By-Laws of the Creston & District Historical & Museum Society
PART 1 – DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION
1.1 In these Bylaws:
“Act” means the Societies Act of British Columbia as amended from time to time;
“Society” means the Creston & District Historical & Museum Society;
“Board” means the Board of Trustees of the Society;
“By-Laws” means these By-Laws as altered from time to time;
“Executive Officer” means a member of the Board’s Executive.
“Active Member” means an Individual, Family, Patron or Life Member with paid current dues.
Definitions in Act apply
1.2 The definitions in the Act apply to these By-Laws.
Conflict with Act or regulations
1.3 If there is a conflict between these By-Laws and the Act or the regulations under the Act, the Act or the regulations, as the case may be, prevail.
Financial Report: 2022 Financial Statements
Creston & District Historical & Museum Society
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