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 ====Article VIII: Specific Powers of the Membership==== ====Article VIII: Specific Powers of the Membership====
  
-The membership is empowered to determine the work obligation of members and to establish the rating system for each given job. +  - **A.** The membership is empowered to determine the work obligation of members and to establish the rating system for each given job. 
-The membership is empowered to impose sanctions as outlined in this constitution in the event of non-performance of work duty on the part of a member or a consistent delinquency of payments. +  - **B.** The membership is empowered to impose sanctions as outlined in this constitution in the event of non-performance of work duty on the part of a member or a consistent delinquency of payments. 
-The membership is empowered to recall a house officer by a 2/3 vote of those present at a Regular House Meeting, in the event that said officer has been  +  - **C.** The membership is empowered to recall a house officer by a 2/3 vote of those present at a Regular House Meeting, in the event that said officer has been negligent in their duties. 
-negligent in their duties. +  - **D.** The membership is empowered to evict a member as outlined in the SHC Code of Operations.
-The membership is empowered to evict a member as outlined in the SHC Code of Operations.+
  
 ====Article IX: Responsibilities of the Membership==== ====Article IX: Responsibilities of the Membership====
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       - **iii.** Shall update the house members at the house meetings on all GUFF related issues.       - **iii.** Shall update the house members at the house meetings on all GUFF related issues.
  
 +====Article XI: House Events====
 +
 +  - **A.** Work Weekend
 +    - **1.** The purpose of Work Weekend will be to clean Bower House and to complete projects that add value to Bower House.
 +    - **2.** Will be held by the sixth weekend of the semester.
 +    - **3.** The Maintenance Officer and Work Manager will be in charge of organizing, facilitating, and supervising Work Weekend.
 +    - **4.** The following items must occur prior to Work Weekend:
 +      - **i.** List of jobs will be completed and receive approval during a Regular House Meeting by a vote.
 +      - **ii.** House members will choose the jobs they will complete from the approved list with facilitation from the
 +      - **iii.** Maintenance Officer and Work Manager.
 +      - **iv.** Times and dates for the work to be completed will be established and approved during a Regular House Meeting by a vote.
 +      - **v.** House members unable to attend Work Weekend must notify the Maintenance Officer and negotiate a project to make up for that house member’s absence.
 +      - **vi.** The Maintenance Officer will acquire all tools, supplies, and permits necessary to complete work weekend.
 +    - **5.** This event is mandatory for all house members.
 +  - **B.** Tour de Chambre
 +    - **1.** The purpose of Tour de Chambre will be to introduce new house members to other house members and to bring awareness to where each house member resides.
 +    - **2.** This event will occur each semester with times and dates selected during the first house meeting of each semester.
 +    - **3.** This event will be planned and organized by the House Scholar.
 +    - **4.** Active members, former house members, and significant others of members are allowed to attend this event.
 +    - **5.** This event is not mandatory. 
 +  - **C.** House Parties
 +    - **1.** The purpose of a house party is to allow for the social outlet of the active members.
 +    - **2.** This event will require the following:
 +      - **i.** A sober active member to facilitate the party.
 +      - **ii.** House money will not be used for any party or damages/fines that result from the party.
 +      - **iii.** A written plan that addresses all concerns the active membership must be brought up at the Regular House Meeting prior to the date of the party.
 +      - **iv.** A vote of consensus of the active membership is required for any party to occur.
 +    - **3.** All members that approve/attend the party will be responsible for the damages/fines, as well as cleanup, that result from the party.
 +
 +====Article XII: Amendments====
 +
 +  - **A.** This constitution may be amended by the following procedure:
 +    - **1.** A committee or house member writes the amendment.
 +    - **2.** The house approves the amendment by minimum vote requirements/restrictions described in Section B of Article XII during a Regular House Meeting.
 +    - **3.** The House Scholar adds it to the constitution at the SHC office.
 +  - **B.** Vote Requirements/Restrictions
 +    - **1.** Article XII: Amendments cannot be amended.
 +    - **2.** Article VII: Standing House Rules requires an 80% vote of the active membership.
 +    - **3.** All other articles require ⅔ of those present at the Regular House Meeting.
 +
 +====Addendum====
 +
 +  - **A.** It is hereby decided that all grandparents, before visiting Bower, must be made aware of the steep staircases and bike racks. 
 +  - **B.** The following bulk food items must be kept at all times:
 +    - **1.** Black beans
 +    - **2.** Lentils
 +    - **3.** Oats
 +    - **4.** Onions
 +    - **5.** Potatoes
 +    - **6.** Rice
 +    - **7.** Sugar
 +    - **8.** Flour
 +    - **9.** Spices
 +  - **C.** The heat will be kept at 66º Fahrenheit during the winter months.
 +  - **D.** Quiet hours will henceforth be:
 +    - **1.** Sunday-Thursday, 12:00 AM to 9:00 AM
 +    - **2.** Friday and Saturday 2:00 AM to 9:00 AM
 +  - **E.** Quiet hours for playing instruments:
 +    - **1.** 10:00 PM to 9:00 AM, everyday
 +  - **F.** 
 +    - **1.** All active members must have 2 work hours of jobs. The following jobs will be offered as house job:
 +    - **2.** All jobs written into our constitution must be filled before any other jobs can be taken.
 +
 +^Job                    ^ Description       ^ Work Hours   
 +^ Maintenance           | See Article IX                                                       | 2            | 
 +^ Guardian of the Vault | See Article IX                                                       | 2            |
 +^ Keeper of the Keys    | See Article IX                                                       | 2            |
 +^ House Scholar         | See Article IX                                                       | 1            |
 +^ Physical Development  | See Article IX                                                       | 1            |
 +^ House Scribe          | See Article IX                                                       | 1            |
 +^ Steward               | See Article IX                                                       | 1            |
 +^ Shopper (2)           | Purchases the house goods per request of the Steward                 | 1            |
 +^ Work Manager          | See Article IX                                                       | 1            |
 +^ Groundskeeper (2)     | See Article IX                                                       | 1            |
 +^ Guff Manager          | See Article IX                                                       | 1            |
 +^ Dumpster Diver        | Gets food stuffs from dumpster for guff                              | 1            |
 +^ Cook (10)             | Cooks with another cook once a week                                  | 1            |
 +^ Board Representative  | See Article IX                                                       | 1            |
 +^ Room Cleaner          | Cleans a designated room once a week                                 | 1            |
 +^ Office Labor (3)      | See Article IX                                                       | 1            |
 +^ Recycling (2)         | Manages the recyclables                                              | 1            |
 +^ Rag Cleaner           | Washes all dirty rags once a week                                    | 1            |
 +^ Odd Jobber            | Has 2 chores assigned at every house meeting for the next 2 weeks    | 1            |
 +^ Baker                 | Bakes homemade bread once a week for a dinner                        | 1            |
  
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