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ARTICLE I - NAME

This organization shall be known as Milford International Little League, Inc., of Milford Connecticut, hereinafter referred to as "MILL."

ARTICLE II - OBJECTIVE

SECTION 1

Objective

The objective of MILL shall be to implant firmly in the children of the community the ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty, 

courage and respect for authority, so that they may be well adjusted, stronger and happier children and will grow to be good, decent, healthy 

and trustworthy citizens.

 

SECTION 2

Achieving the Objective

To achieve this objective, MILL will provide a supervised program under the Rules and Regulations of Little League Baseball, 

Incorporated.  All Directors, Officers and Members shall bear in mind that the attainment of exceptional athletic skill or the winning of games 

is secondary, and the molding of future citizens is of prime importance. 

 

SECTION 3

Non-profit Organization

In accordance with Section 501(c)(3) of the Federal Internal Revenue Code, MILL shall operate exclusively as a non-profit educational 

organization providing a supervised program of competitive baseball and softball games. No part of the net earnings shall inure to the benefit 

of any private shareholder or individual; no substantial part of the activities of which is carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to 

influence legislation, and which does not participate in or intervene in any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office.

ARTICLE III - MEMBERSHIP

SECTION 1

Eligibility

Any person sincerely interested in active participation to further the objective of MILL may apply to become a Member.

 

SECTION 2

Classes

There shall be the following classes of Members:

(a) Player Members.  Any player candidate meeting the requirements of Little League Regulation IV shall be eligible to compete for 

participation.  Player Members shall have no rights, duties or obligations in the management or in the property of MILL.

(b) Regular Members.  Any adult person actively interested in furthering the objectives of MILL may become a Regular Member upon 

election and payment of dues as hereinafter provided. Regular Members may be issued a card numbered in sequential order annually. The 

secretary shall maintain the roll of membership to qualify voting members.  Only Regular Members in good standing are eligible to vote at 

General Membership Meetings.  All Officers, Board Members, Committee Members, Managers, Assistant Coaches, Volunteer Umpires and 

other elected or appointed officials must be active Regular Members in good standing.  Note: Regular Members of the league automatically 

include all current Managers, Assistant Coaches, Volunteer Umpires, Board Members, Officers of the Board and any other person who is 

recognized by the Board as a volunteer in MILL.

(c) Honorary Members.  Any person may be elected as Honorary Member by the unanimous vote of all Directors present at any duly held 

meeting of the Board of Directors but shall have no rights, duties or obligations in the management or in the property of MILL.

(d) Sustaining Members.  Any person not a Regular Member who makes significant financial or other significant contribution to MILL may, 

by a majority vote of the Board of Directors, become a Sustaining Member, but such person shall have no rights, duties or obligations in the 

management or in the property of MILL.

(e) As used hereinafter, the word "Member" shall mean a Regular Member unless otherwise stated.

SECTION 3

Other Affiliations

(a) Members, whether Regular or Player, shall not be required to be affiliated with another organization or group to qualify as members of 

MILL.

(b) Regular Members should not be actively engaged in the promotion and/or operation of any other baseball/softball program.

 

SECTION 4

Suspension or Termination

Membership may be terminated by resignation or action of the Board of Directors as follows:

(a) The Board of Directors, by a two-thirds vote of those present at any duly constituted Board meeting, shall have the authority to discipline 

or suspend or terminate the membership of any Member of any class, including managers and coaches, when the conduct of such person is 

considered detrimental to the best interests of MILL and/or Little League Baseball. The Member involved shall be notified of such meeting, 

informed of the general nature of the charges and given an opportunity to appear at the meeting to answer such charges.

(b) The Board of Directors shall, in case of a Player Member, give notice to the manager of the team for which the player is a Player Member. 

Said manager shall appear, in the capacity of an adviser, with the player before the Board of Directors or a duly appointed committee of the 

Board of Directors. The player’s parent(s) or legal guardian(s) may also be present. The Board of Directors shall have full power to suspend 

or revoke such player's right to future participation by two-thirds vote of those present at any duly constituted meeting (quorum is required).

 

ARTICLE IV - DUES FOR REGULAR MEMBERS (NOT PLAYERS)

SECTION 1

Dues

Dues for Regular Members may be fixed at such amounts as the Board of Directors shall determine for a particular fiscal year. (See Article 

XI, Section 7 for fiscal year of this league.) Note: Dues for Regular Members are separate from registration fees for Player Members, which 

are determined annually by the Board of Directors in accordance with Regulation XIII (c). If no dues for Regular Membership are collected, 

Section 2 below does not apply. 

 

SECTION 2

Failure to Pay Dues

Regular Members who fail to pay their fixed dues within twenty one (21) days of application to become a member may, by majority vote of 

the Board present at a Board meeting, be dropped from the rolls and shall forfeit all rights and privileges of membership.

 

ARTICLE V - GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS

SECTION 1

Definition

A General Membership Meeting is any meeting of the membership of the league (including Special General Membership Meetings, Section 

7).  A minimum of one per year (Annual Meeting, see Section 6) is required.

 

SECTION 2

Notice of Meeting

Notice of each General Membership Meeting shall be delivered personally, electronically or by mail to each Member at the last recorded 

address at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting, setting forth the place, time and purpose of the meeting. In lieu of the above 

methods, notice may be given in such form as may be authorized by the Members, from time to time, at a regularly convened General 

Membership Meeting.

 

SECTION 3

Quorum

At any General Membership Meeting, the presence in person or representation by absentee ballot of one fourth (1/4) of the members shall be 

necessary to constitute a quorum. If a quorum is not present, no business shall be conducted.

 

SECTION 4

Voting

Only Regular Members shall be entitled to make motions and vote at General Membership Meetings. However, the Board of Directors may 

invite, admit and recognize guests for presentations or comments during General Membership Meetings. (Those eligible to take part at 

meetings of the Board of Directors are described in Article VI, Section 4).

 

SECTION 5

Absentee Ballot

For the expressed purpose of accommodating a Regular Member in good standing who cannot be in attendance at the Annual Meeting, or any 

General Membership Meeting at which new Board members will be elected, an absentee ballot may be requested and obtained from the 

Secretary of the League. The absentee ballot shall be properly completed, signed and returned in a sealed envelope to the Secretary prior to 

the date of the election. The Secretary shall present all absentee ballots to the Election Chairman (appointed at the meeting) on the date of the 

meeting, prior to the voting portion of the election process.

SECTION 6

Annual Meeting of the Members

The Annual Meeting of the Members of MILL shall be held the third Thursday of September.

each year for the purpose of electing new Members, electing the Board of Directors, receiving reports, reviewing the Constitution, appointing 

committees, and for the transaction of such business as may properly come before the meeting.

(a) The Membership shall receive at the Annual Meeting of the Members of MILL a report, verified by the President and Treasurer, or by a 

majority of the Directors, showing:

(1) The condition of MILL, to be presented by the President or his/her designate;

(2) A general summary of funds received and expended by MILL for the previous year, the amount of funds currently in possession of 

MILL, and the name of the financial institution in which such funds are maintained;

(3) The whole amount of real and personal property owned by MILL, where located, and where and how invested;

(4) For the year immediately preceding, the amount and nature of the property acquired, with the date of the report and the manner of 

the acquisition, the amount applied, appropriated or expended, and the purposes, objects or persons to or for which such applications, 

appropriations or expenditures have been made;

(5) The names of the persons who have been admitted to regular membership in MILL during such year.  This report shall be filed 

with the records of MILL and entered in the minutes of the proceedings of the Annual Meeting.  A copy of such report shall be 

forwarded to Little League Headquarters.

(b) At the Annual Meeting, the Members shall determine the number of Directors to be elected for the ensuing year and shall elect such 

number of Directors. The number of Directors elected shall be not less than six (6).

(b) The Officers of the Board of Directors may include the President, Vice President Baseball, Vice President Softball, Treasurer, Secretary, 

Player Agent Baseball, Player Agent Softball, and a Safety Officer.

(c) The Nominating Committee shall present to the membership its slate of Officers for consideration. The President shall then ask for 

nominations from the floor. If there are none, the Secretary shall cast one ballot for Officers selected by the Nominating Committee.

(d) If there are nominations from the floor, and they are seconded, then all Regular Members (refer to Article III) present or represented by a 

properly executed and signed absentee ballot filed with the Secretary prior to the election meeting, shall cast one (1) vote for each Board 

position by secret ballot.  Each ballot shall be read verbally and counted by the Secretary. If there is a tie for any one Board position, the 

President shall cast the deciding vote.

(e) After the Board of Directors is elected, the newly elected Board shall be known as the President-elect, Vice President Baseball-elect, Vice 

President Softball-elect, Treasurer-elect, Secretary-elect, Player Agent Baseball-elect, Player Agent Softball-elect, and the Safety Officer-

elect.

(f) Board of Directors shall assume the performance of its duties on October 1.  The Board’s term of office shall be one (1) year and continue 

until its successors are elected and qualified under this section.  All Officers are eligible for re-election, with no term limits.

(g) It is the duty of the outgoing officers to turn over all particulars of the office to the newly-elected officers and to aid them in every way 

possible.

 

SECTION 7

Special General Membership Meetings 

Special General Membership Meetings of the Members may be called by the Board of Directors or by the Secretary or President at their 

discretion. Upon the written request of twenty (20) Members, the President or Secretary shall call a Special General Membership Meeting to 

consider the subject specified in the request. No business other than that specified in the notice of the meeting shall be transacted at any 

Special General Membership Meeting. Such Special General Membership Meeting shall be scheduled to take place not less than fourteen 

(14) days after the request is received by the President or Secretary.

 

SECTION 8

Rules of Order for General Membership Meetings

Robert’s Rules of Order shall govern the proceedings of all General Membership Meetings, except where same conflicts with this 

Constitution of MILL.

 

ARTICLE VI - BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SECTION 1

Authority

The management of the property and affairs of MILL shall be vested in the Board of Directors.

SECTION 2

Increase in Number

The number of Board of Directors so fixed at the Annual Meeting may be increased at any General Membership Meeting or Special Meeting 

of the Members. If the number is increased, the additional Directors may be elected at the meeting at which the increase is voted, or at any 

subsequent General Membership Meeting. All elections of additional Directors shall be by majority vote of all Regular Members present or 

represented by a properly executed and signed absentee ballot filed with the Secretary prior to the election meeting.

SECTION 3

Vacancies

If any vacancy occurs in the Board of Directors, by death, resignation or otherwise, it may be filled by a majority vote of the remaining 

Directors at any regular Board meeting or at any Special Board Meeting called for that purpose.

SECTION 4

Board of Director Meetings, Notice and Quorum

Regular meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held immediately following the Annual Meeting and on such days thereafter as shall be 

determined by the Board.

(a) The President or the Secretary may, whenever they deem it advisable, or the Secretary shall at the request in writing of four (4) Directors, 

issue a call for a Special Board Meeting.  In the case of Special Board Meetings, such notice shall include the purpose of the meeting and no 

matters not so stated may be acted upon at the meeting.

(b) Notice of each Board meeting shall be given by the Secretary personally, electronically or by mail to each Director at least ten (10) days 

before the time appointed for the meeting to the last recorded address of each Director.

(c) Six (6) members of the Board of Directors shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. If a quorum is not present, no business 

shall be conducted.

(d) Only members of the Board of Directors may make motions and vote at meetings of the Board of Directors. However, the Board of 

Directors may invite, admit and recognize guests for presentations or comments during Board meetings.

SECTION 5

Duties and Powers

The Board of Directors shall have the power to appoint such standing committees as it shall determine appropriate and to delegate such 

powers to them as the Board shall deem advisable and which it may properly delegate. The Board may adopt such rules and regulations for 

the conduct of its meetings and the management of MILL as it may deem proper, provided such rules and regulations do not conflict with this 

Constitution.  The Board shall have the power by a two-thirds vote of those present at any regular Board or Special Board Meeting to 

discipline, suspend or remove any Director or Officer or Executive Board Member or Committee Member of MILL in accordance with the 

procedure set forth in Article III, Section 4 (a,b).

SECTION 6

Rules of Order for Board Meetings

Robert’s Rules of Order shall govern the proceedings of all Board of Directors meetings, except where same conflicts with this Constitution 

of MILL.

ARTICLE VII - DUTIES AND POWERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SECTION 1

Appointments

The Board of Directors may appoint such other officers or agents as it may deem necessary or desirable, and may prescribe the powers and 

duties of each. Appointed officers or agents shall have no vote on actions taken by the Board of Directors unless such individuals have been 

elected to the Board by the membership or have been elected to fill a vacancy on the Board.

SECTION 2

President

The President shall:

(a) Conduct the affairs of MILL and execute the policies established by the Board of Directors.

(b) Present a report of the condition of MILL at the Annual Meeting.

(c) Communicate to the Board of Directors such matters as deemed appropriate, and make such suggestions as may tend to promote the 

welfare of MILL.

(d) Be responsible for the conduct of MILL in strict conformity to the policies, principles, Rules and Regulations of Little League Baseball, 

Incorporated, as agreed to under the conditions of charter issued to the Local League by that organization.

(e) Designate in writing other officers, if necessary, to have power to make and execute for/and in the name of the Local League such 

contracts and leases they may receive and which have had prior approval of the Board.

(f) Investigate complaints, irregularities and conditions detrimental to MILL and report thereon to the Board or Executive Board as 

circumstances warrant.

(g) Prepare and submit an annual budget to the Board of Directors and be responsible for the proper execution thereof.

(h) With the assistance of the Player Agent, examine the application and support proof-of age documents of every player candidate and 

certify to residence and age eligibility before the player may be accepted for tryouts and selection.

SECTION 3

Vice President(s)

The Vice President(s) shall:

(a) Perform the duties of the President in the absence or disability of the President, provided he or she is authorized by the President or Board 

so to act. When so acting, the Vice President shall have all the powers of that office.

(b) Perform such duties as from time to time may be assigned by the Board of Directors or by the President.

SECTION 4

Secretary

The Secretary shall:

(a) Be responsible for recording the activities of MILL and maintain appropriate files, mailing lists and necessary records.

(b) Perform such duties as are herein specifically set forth, in addition to such other duties as are customarily incident to the office of 

Secretary or as may be assigned by the Board of Directors.

(c) Maintain a list of all Regular, Sustaining and Honorary Members, Directors and committee members and give notice of all meetings of 

MILL, the Board of Directors and Committees

(d) Keep the minutes of the meetings of the Members, the Board of Directors and the Executive Board, and cause them to be recorded in a 

book kept for that purpose.

(e) Conduct all correspondence not otherwise specifically delegated in connection with said meeting and shall be responsible for carrying out 

all orders, votes and resolutions not otherwise committed.

(f) Notify Members, Directors, Officers and committee members of their election or appointment.

SECTION 5

Treasurer

The Treasurer shall:

(a) Perform such duties as are herein set forth and such other duties as are customarily incident to the Office of Treasurer or may be assigned 

by the Board of Directors.

(b) Receive all monies and securities, and deposit same in a depository approved by the Board of Directors.

(c) Keep records for the receipt and disbursement of all monies and securities of MILL, including the Auxiliary, approve all payments from 

allotted funds and draw checks therefore in agreement with policies established in advance of such actions by the Board of Directors. All 

disbursements by check over the sum of $1500.00 must have dual signatures.

(d) Prepare an annual budget, under the direction of the President, for submission to the Board of Directors at the Annual Meeting.

(e) Prepare an annual financial report, under the direction of the President, for submission to the Membership and Board of Directors at the 

Annual Meeting, and to Little League Headquarters.

SECTION 6

Player Agent(s)

The Player Agent(s) shall:

(a) Record all player transactions and maintain an accurate and up-to-date record thereof.

(b) Receive and review applications for player candidates and assist the President in verifying residence and age eligibility.

(c) Conduct the tryouts, the player draft and all other player transaction or selection meetings.

(d) Prepare the Player Agent's list.

(e) Prepare for the President's signature and submission to Little League Headquarters, team rosters, including players' claimed, and the 

tournament team eligibility affidavit.

(f) Notify Little League Headquarters of any subsequent player replacements or trades.

SECTION 7

Safety Officer

The Safety Officer shall:

(a) Be responsible to create awareness, through education and information, of the opportunities to provide a safer environment for youngsters 

and all participants of Little League Baseball.

(b) Develop and implement a plan for increasing safety of activities, equipment and facilities through education, compliance and reporting.

NOTE: In order to implement a safety plan using education, compliance and reporting, the following suggestions may be utilized by the 

Safety Officer:

(1) Education - Should facilitate meetings and distribute information among participants including players, managers, coaches, 

umpires, league officials, parents, guardians and other volunteers.

(2) Compliance - Should promote safety compliance leadership by increasing awareness of the safety opportunities that arise from 

these responsibilities.

(3) Reporting - Define a process to assure that incidents are recorded, information is sent to league/district and national offices, and follow-up 

information on medical and other data is forwarded as available.

(5) Perform background checks on all individuals applying for membership.

(6) Issue membership cards to Regular Members, provided that the member has passed the required background check.

ARTICLE VIII - EXECUTIVE BOARD

SECTION 1

Appointment

The Board of Directors may appoint, with the approval of a majority vote of the Regular Members (refer to Article III), an Executive Board 

which shall consist of not less than ten (10) and no more than thirty (30) members. 

.

SECTION 2

Authority

The Executive Board shall advise with and assist the Officers of MILL in all matters concerning its interests and the management of its 

affairs, and shall have such other powers as may be delegated to it by the Board of Directors.

SECTION 3

Quorum

At any meeting of the Executive Board, a majority of the total number of members then in office shall constitute a quorum for the transaction 

of business, and the act of a majority present at any meeting at which there is a quorum shall be the act of the Executive Board.

 

SECTION 4

Increase in Number

The number of Executive Board Members may be increased at any General Membership Meeting or Special Meeting of the Members. If the 

number is increased, the additional Executive Board Members may be appointed at the meeting at which the increase is adopted, or at any 

subsequent General Membership Meeting.  All appointments of additional Executive Board Members shall be by majority vote of all 

Executive Board Members present.

SECTION 5

Vacancies

If any vacancy occurs in the Executive Board Members, by death, resignation or otherwise, it may be filled by a majority vote of the 

remaining Executive Board Members at any regular Executive Board meeting or at any Special Executive Board Meeting called for that 

purpose.

SECTION 6

Executive Board Meetings, Notice and Quorum

Regular meetings of the Executive Board shall be convened as of December and on such days thereafter as shall be determined by the Board.

(a) The President or the Secretary may, whenever they deem it advisable, or the Secretary shall at the request in writing of half (50 percent) 

Executive Board Members, issue a call for a Special Board Meeting.  In the case of Special Executive Board Meetings, such notice shall 

include the purpose of the meeting and no matters not so stated may be acted upon at the meeting.

(b) Notice of each Executive Board meeting shall be given by the Secretary personally, electronically or by mail to each Executive Board 

Member at least ten (10) days before the time appointed for the meeting to the last recorded address of each Executive Board Member.

(c) Half (50 percent) members of the Executive Board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. If a quorum is not present, no 

business shall be conducted.

(d) Only members of the Executive Board may make motions and vote at meetings of the Executive Board. However, the Executive Board 

may invite, admit and recognize guests for presentations or comments during Board meetings.

SECTION 7

Duties and Powers

The Executive Board shall have the power to appoint such standing committees as it shall determine appropriate and to delegate such powers 

to them as the Board shall deem advisable and which it may properly delegate. The Executive Board may adopt such rules and regulations for 

the conduct of its meetings and the management of MILL as it may deem proper, provided such rules and regulations do not conflict with this 

Constitution or those of the Board of Directors.  The Executive Board shall have the power by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of those present at any 

regular Executive Board or Special Executive Board Meeting to discipline, suspend or remove any Executive Board Member of MILL in 

accordance with the procedure set forth in Article III, Section 4 (a,b).

 

SECTION 8

Executive Board Members

 

Umpire-in-Chief BB/SB – is responsible for organizing and conducting clinics and training all potential umpires.  He/she shall select the 

umpiring staff and make up a roster showing names, addresses, and telephone numbers.   This roster shall be submitted to the President.  A 

copy shall also be submitted to the stand coordinator for proper representation in the stand. Before the start of the season, the Umpire-In-

Chief shall make out an umpiring schedule.  This schedule could be for the entire season or any part of it, but must be for at least one (1) 

week in advance.  The Umpire-In-Chief has full authority, with regard to scheduling of umpire personnel.  Such scheduling shall be 

conducted in as equitable a manner as is possible.  All complaints about umpires must be directed in writing to the Umpire-In-Chief and the 

President.  The UMPIRE-IN-CHIEF shall be responsible for completing all vouchers for payment of the umpires.  To ensure prompt 

payment, vouchers will be submitted to the League Treasurer once a week.

 

 

Equipment Manager BB/SB – will be responsible for upkeep and organization of all League equipment. They will maintain records of all 

equipment inventories and will assess all equipment for proper operation and safety prior to the start of, and during the season. They will 

assist the Purchasing Agent in equipment evaluation and ordering, will distribute the proper equipment, and will coordinate and schedule all 

equipment pick-up and drop-off times. They will collect and return equipment deposit checks.

 

Field Engineer – is responsible for upkeep of the fields, buildings and surrounding areas, and the scheduling of mandatory work and clean-up 

parties.  He/she will also work with the City regarding proper maintenance of utilities and supplies, and assist Division/Scheduling 

Commissioners with coordinating rain outs.

 

Master Scheduler BB/SB – is responsible for scheduling all regular season games, as well rescheduling all rain outs.  He/she shall provide all 

Managers and Executive Board members with a copy of the schedule before the start of League play.  Dates for Post-Season Playoffs to be 

determined by the Scheduling Commissioner and Division Commissioners.

 

Stand Coordinator – is responsible for ordering supplies and has overall responsibility for the operation of the stand activities.  A monthly 

treasury report will be submitted to the membership.

 

Fundraising & Sponsorships Coordinator – is responsible for coordinating and running fundraisers sanctioned by the League.  He/she is also 

responsible for soliciting and coordinating Sponsor activities.

 

Coaching Coordinator – shall help improve the quality of coaching at MILL by identify and organizing training opportunities for coaches. 

Maintain a catalog of resources available to coaches and organizing a forum for coaches to share techniques and ideas. Represent coaches at 

committee meetings. Work to recruit new and retain existing coaches.

 

Division Commissioner – are responsible for holding a pre-season meeting with all managers, to review all rules for their respective 

divisions.  They will help determine dates for playoffs within their division and must notify the Executive Board of any protest(s).  In 

addition, they are also responsible for the conduct of all Managers, Coaches, and Players within their respective divisions.  The division 

commissioners are: Juniors SB Commissioner, Majors BB Commissioner, Majors SB Commissioner, Farms BB Commissioner, Farms SB 

Commissioner, Coach Pitch BB Commissioner, Coach Pitch SB Commissioner, T-Ball Commissioner, Challenger Commissioner.

SECTION 9

Rules of Order for Board Meetings

Robert’s Rules of Order shall govern the proceedings of all Executive Board meetings, except where same conflicts with this Constitution of 

MILL.

ARTICLE IX - COMMITTEES

SECTION I

Nominating Committee

At the August meeting, the Board of Directors will appoint a Nominating Committee consisting of a minimum of three (3) and maximum of 

five (5) members. The Committee shall investigate and consider eligible candidates and submit at the Annual Meeting a slate of candidates 

for the Board of Directors. The Committee may also submit for consideration by the Board of Directors a slate of interested parties for 

Executive Board Member and Committee Member positions.

ARTICLE X - AFFILIATION

SECTION 1

Charter

MILL shall annually apply for a charter from Little League Baseball, Incorporated, and shall do all things necessary to obtain and maintain 

such charter. MILL shall devote its entire energies to the activities authorized by such charter and it shall not be affiliated with any other 

program or organization or operate any other program.

 

SECTION 2

Rules and Regulations

The Official Playing Rules and Regulations as published by Little League Baseball, Incorporated, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, shall be 

binding on MILL.

 

SECTION 3

Local Rules, Ground Rules and/or Bylaws

The local rules, ground rules and/or bylaws of MILL shall be adopted by the Board of Directors at a meeting to be held not less than one 

month previous to the first scheduled game of the season, but shall in no way conflict with the Rules, Regulations and Policies of Little 

League Baseball, Incorporated, nor shall they conflict with this Constitution. The local rules, ground rules and/or bylaws of MILL shall 

expire at the end of each fiscal year, and are not considered part of this Constitution. (See Article XI, Section 7 for fiscal year of this league.)

ARTICLE XI - FINANCIAL AND ACCOUNTING

SECTION 1

Authority

The Board of Directors shall decide all matters pertaining to the finances of MILL and it shall place all income including Auxiliary funds, in 

a common league treasury, directing the expenditure of funds in such manner as will give no individual or team an advantage over those in 

competition with such individual or team.  The internal controls regarding expenditures shall be such that:

(a)   An expenditure over seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00), must be approved by the Executive Board, by vote, at any meeting.

(b)   Any check in excess of fifteen hundred dollars ($1500.00) shall require any two signatures from the Board of Directors (as specified in 

(c)   In the case of immediate/emergency situation, the President may authorize an expenditure up to twenty five hundred dollars ($2500.00), 

Article V, Section 6(d)).

but must notify the Treasurer and the Board of Directors within twenty four (24) hours, and the Executive Board at the next scheduled 

Board meeting.

SECTION 2

Contributions

The Board shall not permit the contribution of funds or property to individual teams but shall solicit funds for the common treasury of MILL, 

thereby to discourage favoritism among teams and to endeavor to equalize the benefits of MILL.

SECTION 3

Solicitations

The Board shall not permit the solicitation of funds in the name of Little League Baseball unless all of the funds so raised be placed in the 

MILL treasury.

SECTION 4

Disbursement of Funds

The Board shall not permit the disbursement of MILL funds for other than the conduct of Little League activities in accordance with the 

rules, regulations and policies of Little League Baseball, Incorporated.  All disbursements shall be made by check.  All checks shall be signed 

by the MILL Treasurer and such other officer or officers or person or persons as the Board of Directors shall determine.

SECTION 5

Compensation

No Director, Officer or Member of MILL shall receive, directly or indirectly any salary, compensation or emolument from MILL for services 

rendered as Director, Officer or Member.

SECTION 6

Deposits

All monies received, including Auxiliary Funds, shall be deposited to the credit of MILL in a bank approved by the Board of Directors 

(currently Webster Bank).

SECTION 7

Fiscal year

The fiscal year of MILL shall begin on October 1 and shall end on September 30.

SECTION 8

Distribution of Property upon Dissolution

Upon dissolution of MILL and after all outstanding debts and claims have been satisfied, the Members shall direct the remaining property of 

MILL to another Federally Incorporated entity which maintains the same objectives as set forth in Article II of this Constitution, which are or 

may be entitled to exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or any future corresponding provision.

ARTICLE XII - AMENDMENTS

This Constitution may be amended, repealed or altered in whole or in part by a majority vote at any duly organized meeting of the Members 

provided notice of the proposed change is included in the notice of such meeting.  Draft of all proposed amendments shall be submitted to 

Little League Baseball, Incorporated, for approval before implementation.

 

This Constitution was approved by the Milford International Little League

Membership on 10 December 2014.

Scott Griffin

President

Scott Griffin

Date:  14 Feb. 2015

Little League ID No. 2070402

Federal ID No.                       06-1630501

State ID No.                           0514528