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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 15: Regular and special meetings of board of trustees of mutual bank

Section 15. A regular meeting of the board of trustees of a mutual bank shall be held at least once every 3 months, for the purposes set forth in this section and for the transaction of other business. Special meetings may be called by the president or shall be called by the clerk, if requested in writing by at least 3 trustees. Notices of meetings shall be given in the manner and to the extent provided in the by-laws. Unless the articles of incorporation, the by-laws or a resolution of the board otherwise provide, members of the board of trustees or any committee designated thereby may participate in a meeting of such board or committee by means of a conference telephone or similar communications equipment by means of which all persons participating in the meeting may simultaneously hear each other and participation by such means shall constitute presence in person at a meeting. Members may transmit any written authorizations that may be required during the meeting by electronic facsimile or other commercially acceptable transmission. A quorum shall consist of not less than a majority of the trustees, and if there be less than a quorum then a majority of those present may adjourn the meeting until the next regular meeting or until another time or times prior thereto.

A record shall be made by the clerk at each meeting of the transactions of the trustees and of the names of those present and a copy of the report of the board of investment shall be filed and preserved with the records of the corporation.