We have two sets of by-laws only one of which is on file at the court house.
By-laws on file with the court house only states that an elected director can be removed according to GA Law.
The by-laws not on file state - "Any Director may be removed by a vote of the other Association Directors if: 1. Absent from board meetings, 2. in arrears for fines or assesments, 3. was appointed by the directors to fill a vacancy, 4. or files a legal action against another board memebr or the association.
The 2nd "Not on file By-law" Does state "The President shall have all the general powers and duties that are incident to the office of the president of a coprporation organized under the Georgia Nonprofit Corporation Code.
The removal of a board member is going to be governed by the bylaws. It is unusual for a board to be able to remove another board member, although not unheard of. If a director is delinquent, sometimes the other board members can vote the board member out of office. Normally they cannot do so because they disagree with the board member's position. If a board member is elected by the membership, normally only the members can remove him or her from office..
The other issue is the two set of bylaws. If one set is recorded at the courthouse, they probably provide that the recorded bylaws can only be changed by recording an amendment on the same court records. If that is the case, the second set of bylaws that is not recorded probably are not valid. The only way to tell for sure is to have someone review the two sets of bylaws. Then a determination can be made of whether the board is acting properly within its authority. Talk to a community association lawyer about where to go next.
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To add to the other answer, a President would not normally have the power to remove an elected board member.
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