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First Organizational Meeting Minutes

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					This document provides the minutes for the first shareholder meeting of a newly formed
corporation. Many important tasks occur at the first shareholder meeting, including
election of directors and officers, the identity of the incorporator, certification of the filing
of the articles of incorporation, adoption of corporate bylaws, and principal office
location. This document is ideal for a newly formed corporation to ensure the necessary
objectives and goals are achieved in the first shareholder meeting.
                 MINUTES OF FIRST ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
                               OF INCORPORATOR OF
         ________________ [Instruction: Insert In All Caps the Name of Corporation]

The undersigned, being the Incorporator named in the Articles of Incorporation of ___________
[Instruction: Insert Name of Corporation] (the “Corporation”), duly formed by the filing of
said Articles of Incorporation in the office of the ________________ [Instruction: Insert State]
Secretary of State on the ________________ [Instruction: Insert Incorporation Date], and
desiring to hold the first organizational meeting for the purpose of completing the organization of
its affairs, in accordance with the powers conferred upon Incorporators by [[Comment and
Instruction: Choose one: [the laws of the State of _____________] or [Section 210 of the
California Corporations Code]. This Statute is particular to the laws of the State of
California as pertains to corporations. If you have formed or are forming a corporation in
another State you might want to strike the portion specifying the law particular to
California and use the first option, or determine the statute that is particular to the state of
your corporation. Or better yet, you should review whether a similar document for
another state is available for purchase on Docstoc, because it might have other or
additional particular provisions that are specific and applicable to the laws of that state.],
held such meeting at ________________ [Instruction: Insert Corporation Address], on
________________ [Instruction: Insert Date], at ________________ [Instruction: Insert
Time].

Present at this session of the meeting is ________________ [Instruction: Insert Name of
Incorporator], being the Incorporator named in the Articles of Incorporation of the Corporation.
Also present, is ________________ [Instruction: Insert Names of Directors].

On motion and by unanimous vote, ________________ [Instruction: Insert Name of
Temporary Chairman] was elected temporary Chairman, and     ________________
[Instruction: Insert Name of Temporary Secretary] was elected temporary Secretary of the
meeting.

                         ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION FILED

The temporary Chairman stated that the original Article of the Incorporation of the Corporation
has been filed in the office of the Secretary of the State of ________________ [Instruction:
Insert State] and had been assigned the following filing date and State Corporation filing
number:

       Official Filing Date:          ________________ [Instruction: Insert Date]

       Official Filing Number:        ________________ [Instruction: Insert Filing Number]

The temporary Chairman presented to the meeting a certified copy of said Articles of
Incorporation, showing filings as stated and the temporary Secretary was directed to insert said
copy in the Book of Minutes of the Corporation.
                                           BYLAWS

The matter of the adoption of By-Laws for the regulation of the affairs of the Corporation was
next considered. The temporary Secretary presented to the meeting a form of By-Laws which
were duly considered and discussed. On motion duly made and unanimously carried, the
following resolutions were adopted:

       RESOLVED, that the By-laws of the Corporation, which have been presented to this
meeting and reviewed and discussed thereat, be, and hereby are adopted and approved as the By-
laws of the Corporation.

        RESOLVED FURTHER: That the temporary Secretary of this Corporation be and
hereby is authorized and directed to execute a certified copy of the adoption of said By-Laws and
to insert said By-Laws as so certified in the Book of Minutes of this Corporation, and to see that
a copy of said By-Laws, similarly certified, is kept at the principal office for the transaction of
business of this Corporation, in accordance with [[Comment and Instruction: Choose one: [the
laws of the State of _____________] or [Section 213 of the California Corporations Code].
This Statute is particular to the laws of the State of California as pertains to corporations.
If you have formed or are forming a corporation in another State you might want to strike
the portion specifying the law particular to California and use the first option, or
determine the statute that is particular to the state of your corporation. Or better yet, you
should review whether a similar document for another state is available for purchase on
Docstoc, because it might have other or additional particular provisions that are specific
an
				
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Description: This document provides the minutes for the first shareholder meeting of a newly formed corporation. Many important tasks occur at the first shareholder meeting, including election of directors and officers, the identity of the incorporator, certification of the filing of the articles of incorporation, adoption of corporate bylaws, and principal office location. This document is ideal for a newly formed corporation to ensure the necessary objectives and goals are achieved in the first shareholder meeting.
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