Civic Association of Hollin Hills
Restated Articles of Incorporation
Adopted April 10, 2007
FIRST: The name of this corporation shall be the "Civic Association of Hollin Hills," hereinafter
referred to as the Association.
SECOND: The purposes for which the Association is formed are:
(a) To promote the common good and welfare of the people of the community of Hollin
Hills, including the provision of swimming, tennis and other recreation facilities for the
(b) To acquire and pay for, on such terms and conditions as it may choose, the assets and
properties of and to undertake or assume the whole or part of the obligations or liabilities of any
person, firm, association, or corporation engaged in the same or similar or some of the same or
similar activities and to indemnify any person or persons in connection with such acquisitions and
(c) To have one or more offices, to carry on all or any of its operations, and without
restriction as to amount to purchase or otherwise acquire, hold, own, mortgage, sell, convey, or
otherwise dispose of real and personal property of every class or description.
THIRD: The Association shall have such powers as may be lawful under the laws of Virginia for a
non-stock corporation [Virginia Non Stock Corporation Act, Chapter 10 § 13.801 et seq.] and
consistent with all of the provisions of these Articles of Incorporation, and may exercise such
powers and do any or all of the things heretofore set forth to the same extent as natural persons
might or could do.
FOURTH: The Association shall be operated on a nonprofit basis. In the event of dissolution of the
Association, the assets shall not be distributed to the members but shall be transferred to another
nonprofit organization having the same general purposes as the Association. No part of the net
earnings of the Association shall inure to the benefit of any member or individual. No substantial
part of the activities of the Association shall consist of attempting to influence legislation. The
Association shall not participate in or intervene in any political campaign on behalf of any
candidate for public office.
FIFTH: The duration of the Association shall be perpetual.
SIXTH: Voting membership in the Association shall be open to owners and resident tenants in
houses in the Hollin Hills Community in Fairfax County, Virginia, as outlined in the map attached
to and made a part of the bylaws of the Association, subject to the payment of such fees and
charges as may be prescribed in the bylaws or otherwise determined by the Association
membership. Owners and residents houses located in areas contiguous to the Hollin Hills Community may be admitted to voting membership on the vote of two-thirds of the members
present at a special meeting called for this purpose. Where there is more than one owner or more
than one resident tenant of a house, one voting membership shall be held jointly by such owners or
by such tenants, as the case may be. A resident tenant shall be a tenant of a house who, or whose
immediate family, lives therein and who either has entered into a contract with the owner having a
duration of one year or more or has lived in the eligible area six months or more immediately
preceding application for membership. If the owner of a house does not reside there, both the
owner and any resident tenant shall be entitled to be voting members of the Association. The
Board of Directors may designate such classes of non-voting members as it deems appropriate and
the bylaws of the Association may provide for additional classes of members who shall be entitled
to vote on matters relating to their interests.
SEVENTH: Voting membership in the Association shall entitle the holder thereof to the right to
vote on all matters that may properly come before the membership and, except as provided herein,
to all the rights and privileges of membership, including priority of eligibility in respect to the use
of the swimming, tennis and other recreation facilities provided by or through the Association or on
land belonging to the Association..
EIGHTH: The power to alter, amend or repeal the bylaws or adopt new bylaws shall be vested in
the voting membership. The bylaws may contain any provisions for the regulation and
management of the affairs of the Association not inconsistent with law or the Articles of
NINTH: Each voting membership in the Association which is maintained in good standing shall be
entitled to one vote on each matter which may properly come before the membership.
TENTH: The affairs of the Association shall be managed by a Board of Directors which shall
consist of nine persons, inclusive of the Association officers, subject to increase or decrease as the
bylaws may from time to time hereinafter provide, but in no event shall there be fewer than three
directors. Directors of the Association shall be selected from among the voting members.
Directors for each calendar year shall be selected at or prior to the annual membership meeting held
in the previous calendar year in the following manner: At such membership meeting the voting
members of the Association in even number years shall elect five and in odd numbered years shall
elect four directors to serve for the succeeding two calendar years, and such directors shall be
elected for two calendar years. Each director shall hold office for the term for which he or she is
elected or designated and until his or her successor shall have been elected or designated. A
director may be removed from office for cause by affirmative vote of two-thirds of the voting
members present in person, by proxy or by absentee ballet at a meeting called for such purpose.
When it shall become necessary to fill any vacancy or vacancies on the Board due to death,
resignation, or inability to perform the office, the remaining members of the Board may, by
affirmative vote of a majority thereof, appoint a successor, who shall serve until an election at the
next membership meeting to fill the unexpired term of the vacancy.
ELEVENTH: The officers of the Association shall, subject to a change as the bylaws may hereafter
provide, consist of a President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Recording Secretary and Membership Secretary, with seniority in that order. Officers shall be elected at the Fall membership meeting, in
accordance with a schedule established in the bylaws, to serve for the succeeding two calendar
years. Each officer shall hold office for the term for which he or she is elected and until his or her
successor shall have been designated. All officers of the Association shall be directors and shall be
elected in both capacities from among the Association members. The provisions of Article TEN
governing removal of directors and filling of vacancies on the Board of Directors shall apply
likewise to removal of officers and filling of vacancies in officer positions. The duties of officers
shall be as prescribed in the bylaws.
Note: Articles of Incorporation amended by General Membership December 13, 1990 and April 10,