(A) An association shall have two or more members. However, an association may have one member if that member is a cooperative that has two or more members.
(B) Each association shall hold an annual meeting of its members. The board may call a special meeting of the members at any time. Any meeting of the members may be held at one time or in a series of meetings at one or more locations.
(C) Twenty per cent of the members entitled to vote may file with the board a petition stating the specific business to be brought before the association and demanding a special meeting at any time for consideration of such business. Upon compliance with this division, the meeting shall be called by the board.
(D) Notice of every meeting, together with a statement of the purpose of the meeting, shall be sent to each member who is entitled to vote at the meeting and any affected stockholder at the member's or stockholder's current address, as shown in the records of the association, at least ten days prior to the meeting, in accordance with section 1729.20 of the Revised Code. The bylaws may provide that the notice be given by publication in a newspaper or newspapers of general circulation in the trade area of the association if notice to individual members and affected shareholders is impracticable.
Effective Date: 08-05-1998; 09-03-2004 .