Article 3

Membership

Section I--Eligibility

All persons owning any real property or interest therein within the platted and designated areas known as Shorewood Number 1, Shorewood Addition Number 2, Shorewood Addition Number 3, Shoremont Addition, situated in the County of King, State of Washington, shall be eligible to become members in the Shorewood on the Sound Community Club by virtue of their ownership of real property. In addition, persons owning any real property or interest therein outside of said areas and within the following boundaries shall also be eligible for membership in the Shorewood on the Sound Community Club:

"Starting 430 ft north of the center of Section 12, Township 23N, Range 3, in the City of Burien, County of King, State of Washington, the center of Section 12 being also the intersection of the projected centerlines of 26th Avenue Southwest and Southwest 120th St, thence east along the northern boundary of parcel 69 to the eastern boundary of parcel 69, thence south along the eastern boundary of parcel 69 to the northern boundary of parcel 125, thence east along the north boundary of parcel 125 and parcel 229 and parcel 230 and parcel 231 to the projected west boundary of parcel 215, thence south along the western boundary of parcel 215 to the northern boundary of parcel 92, thence east along the northern boundary of parcel 92 to the eastern boundary of parcel 92, thence south along the eastern boundaries of parcel 92 and parcel 239 to the southeast corner of parcel 239, thence east along the northern boundary of Southwest 120th Street and the northern boundary of lot 5, block N, of Shoremont Addition Number 2 to the northeast corner of said lot 5, thence south through the Salmon Creek Greenbelt to the northeast corner of lot 15, block A, Shoreview Addition, thence southeasterly along the east boundary of Shoreview Addition to the intersection of the projected center line of 16th Avenue Southwest, thence south to the northern boundary of Seahurst Park, thence west along the northern boundary of Seahurst Park to the shore of Puget Sound, thence along the shore of Puget Sound in a northwesterly direction to the northern boundary of parcel 84, thence east along the northern boundaries of parcel 84 and parcel 143 to the extreme southeast corner of parcel 16, thence northwest along the southwest boundary of parcel 16 and parcel 5 to the southeastern boundary of parcel 28, thence westerly along the southeastern boundary of parcel 28 to the southwestern boundary to parcel 28, thence northerly to the northwest boundary of parcel 28, thence northeasterly along the northwestern boundary of parcel 28 and parcel 31 to the southwestern boundary of Higgens Addition, thence northwesterly along the southwestern boundary of Higgens Addition to the southern boundary of Southwest 118th Street, hence east along the southern boundary of Southwest 118th Street, across 30th Avenue Southwest and 29th Avenue Southwest, along the northern boundaries of lots 8 and 3, block 6, and lot 2, block 5, of Ocean Beach Heights Addition to the projected centerline of 28th Avenue Southwest, thence northeasterly to the north boundary of parcel 168, thence east along the northern boundary of parcel 168 and parcel 135 and parcel 21 to the projected centerline of 26th Ave Southwest, thence south to the point of beginning."

(For informational purposes only, the boundaries set forth above are highlighted on the map attached hereto as Exhibit "A.")

Section II --Dues

The Board of Directors shall from time to time designate the amount of the annual membership dues to be levied equally upon each residential parcel of real property within the area designated in Section I of this Article III. Upon payment of said annual dues, all persons owning any present interest in the residential parcel for which the dues have been paid shall be a member of the Shorewood on the Sound Community Club.

Section III--Voting Privileges

In connection with all matters coming before the membership for a vote, there shall be one vote assigned to each residential unit of real property within the Shorewood on the Sound area for which the annual membership dues have been paid. In the event of community ownership, joint tenancy, tenancy in common or any other form of co-ownership of the present interest of any residential parcel of property, it shall be the responsibility of the owners thereof to determine the manner in which their one vote shall be exercised. In the event the co-owners of property are not able to determine the manner in which the vote shall be exercised, the club shall not be required to recognize any vote from said parcel.

Section IV--Automatic Termination of Membership

Membership in this club may be terminated by resignation at any time and shall terminate automatically upon death of the member or by sale of all interest in all real property owned by the member in the area designated in Article III, Section I.

Section V--Termination for Cause

Membership in this club may be terminated by the Board of Directors at any time for:

  1. Conduct prejudicial or detrimental to the best interests of the club;
  2. Conduct unbecoming a member;
  3. Other conduct or activity which, in the opinion of the Board of directors, is contrary to the best interests or welfare of the organization;
  4. Failure to pay the annual membership dues.

Section VI--Effect of Termination

In the event of termination of membership of any member by reason of death, resignation, disqualification or removal, no portion of the property or assets of the club shall pass to the member or to the estate of any deceased member, nor shall any former member have any claim or right, title or interest in or to any of the property or assets of the organization.

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