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shall state the name of the individual and the committee’s corresponding recommendation. If the committee has not met during the year or if it has taken no action, it shall so report. ARTICLE 6. GRAND LODGE OFFICE Section 6.010. LOCATION. The office of the Grand Lodge shall be located in a suitable facility, either under lease or with legal title of ownership held in the name of the Grand Lodge, within Ten (10) miles of the City Limits of the City of Columbia. (Added 2002-64) Section 6.020. COMPOSITION. The office of the Grand Lodge shall be the place at which, unless temporarily prevented by casualty or other emergency, (a) the Grand Secretary and his clerical and secretarial assistants perform their principal duties, (b) the accounts and records of the Grand Secretary are maintained, and (c) such other functions of the Grand Lodge or any of its officers or committees may, with the approval of the Grand Lodge Office Building Oversight Committee, are be performed. (Added 1980-133) Section 6.030. OFFICE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE. The maintenance and operation of the Grand Lodge Office Building shall be administered by the Grand Lodge Office Building Committee, which The Committee on Grand Lodge Office Oversight shall be composed of the Grand Master, the Deputy Grand Master, the Senior and Junior Wardens, and the Grand Secretary and three other persons appointed by the Grand Master. It shall: (a) Be responsible for overseeing the purchase, sale, lease, or maintenance of any Grand Lodge office facility, including any contractual negotiations related thereto that might from time to time arise. Upon majority approval by the Committee and subject to subsection (b) below, the Grand Master shall be authorized and empowered, with the concurrence by the signatures thereon of the Deputy Grand Master, the Senior Grand Warden and the Junior Grand Warden, or any two of them, to execute by written instruments and deliver deeds of conveyance, contracts, leases, bills of sale, stipulations, and any and all other instruments necessary or required to effectuate such purposes. (b) Review in advance of execution any contract with a duration of one year or more or any contract obligating the Grand Lodge to expend three thousand dollars or more in the aggregate. Upon written approval by a majority of the Committee, the Grand Secretary shall be authorized and empowered to execute and deliver such contracts on behalf of the Grand Lodge. The review and execution of any contract with duration of less than one year and obligating the Grand Lodge to expend less than three thousand dollars in the aggregate need not be brought before the Committee and shall be left in the sound discretion of the Grand Secretary. (c) Have the authority to select and employ, at the expense of the Grand Lodge, legal counsel to represent the Grand Lodge in connection with, and shall exercise sound business judgment in carrying out, its duties under this section. (Added 1980-133)

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Official Proceedings - Grand Lodge MO Communication 2015  

Official proceedings of the One Hundred Ninety-Fourth Annual Communication Columbia Sept 28-29 A.D. 2015 A.L. 6015

Official Proceedings - Grand Lodge MO Communication 2015  

Official proceedings of the One Hundred Ninety-Fourth Annual Communication Columbia Sept 28-29 A.D. 2015 A.L. 6015

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