ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF EUREKA VALLEY
I. The name of this
corporation shall be Eureka Valley Promotion Association.
II. The specific and primary purposes for which this corporation
is formed are educational and charitable, specifically the study and
dissemination of information concerning planning issues affecting the Eureka
Valley of San Francisco. This shall include the instruction of the public
on subjects useful and beneficial to the community as they relate to the
purposes mentioned above, the lessening of the burdens of government, the
combating of community deterioration, lessening of neighborhood tensions,
the elimination of prejudice and discrimination, defense of human and civil
rights secured by law, and the erection or maintenance of public buildings,
monuments, or works.
III. Notwithstanding any of the above statements of purposes and
powers, this corporation shall not, except to an insubstantial degree,
engage in any activities or exercise any powers that are not in furtherance
of the primary purpose. of this corporation.
IV. This corporation is organized pursuant to the General
Non-Profit Corporation Law of the State of California and does not
contemplate pecuniary gain or profit to the members thereof and it is
organized for nonprofit purposes.
V. No substantial part of the activities of this corporation shall
consist of carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence
legislation, and the corporation shall not participate or intervene in any
political campaign (including the publishing or distribution of statements)
on behalf of any candidate for public office.
The property of this
corporation is irrevocably dedicated to educational and charitable purposes
meeting the requirements for exemption provided by Section 214 of the
Revenue and Taxation Code of the State of California and no part of the net
income or assets of this organization shall ever inure to the benefit of any
director, officer, or member thereof or to the benefit of any private
persons, except that the corporation shall be authorized and empowered to
pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and to make payments and
distributions in furtherance of the purposes set forth in Article Two
hereof. Upon the dissolution or winding up of the corporation, its assets
remaining after payment of, or provision for payment of, all debts and
liabilities of the corporation, shall be distributed to a nonprofit fund,
foundation, or corporation which is organized and operated exclusively for
educational and charitable purposes and which has at the time established
its tax exempt status under Section 5oi(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
of 1954 (or the corresponding provision of any future United State Internal
Revenue Law). if this corporation holds any assets in trust, or the
corporation is formed for charitable purposes, such assets shall be disposed
of in such a manner as may be directed by decree of the superior court of
the county in which the corporation has its principal office, upon petition
therefore by the Attorney General or by any person concerned in the
liquidation, in a proceeding' to which the Attorney General is a party.
VII . The number of members
of the board of directors shall be twelve. The number of members of the
board of directors herein provided for may be changed by a bylaw duly
adopted by the members of the corporation. The names and addresses of the
persons who are to be the initial members of the board of directors are as
follows: Sue Hestor, 4536 20th Street; Jude Laspa, 4426 19th Street; Elsa
Strait, 204 Grandview; Dorice Murphy, 175 Yukon; Sidney F. Gage, Jr., 4637
18th Street; Bert Schwarzschild, 363 Douglass; Dan Sullivan, 564 Liberty;
Jeff Shopoff, 318 Caselli; Frank Fitch, 544 Noe; Charles Rozema, 560 Noe;
Tom Karnes, 4529 18th Street; and one vacancy, all of San Francisco,
VIII. The county in this State where the principal office for the
transaction of the business of the corporation is San Francisco.
IX. The name of the unincoporated association which is being
incorporated is Eureka Valley Promotion Association.
In witness whereof, the undersigned, being the president and the secretary,
respectively, of Eureka Valley Promotion Association, the unincorporated
association which is being incorporated hereby, have
executed these Articles of Incorporation this
24th day of January, 1975.
Sue C. Hestor
STATE OF CALIFORNIA )§
COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO)
On this 24th
day of January, 1975, before me, B.J.Paciorettyy, a Notary Public for the
State of California, personally appeared Sue C.Hestor and Elsa Strait, known
to me to be the persons whose names are subscribed to the within Articles of
Incorporation, and acknowledged to me that they executed the same.
In witness whereof, I have
hereunto set my hand and
affixed my official seal on
the day and year first above written.
STATE OF CALIFORNIA ) §.
COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO )
Sue C. Hestor and Elsa
Strait it, being first duly sworn, each for herself, deposes and says:
That Sue C. Hestor is the president and that Elsa Strait is the
secretary of Eureka Valley Promotion Association, the unincorporated
association mentioned in the foregoing Articles of Incorporation; that said
association has duly authorized its incorporation and has authorized the
undersigned, as said officers, to execute the Articles of Incorporation.
Sue C. Hestor
Subscribed and sworn to before
me this 24th day of