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what would you advise to be the best way to force this person to abide by the by laws of our Temple? He is a member of the masonic lodge but has been intimidating fellow members to the point that they vote for whatever he proposes. The man who was treasurer has been expelled from the Temple for being arrested on a felon count. Now we don't know who is paying the bill or just where the funds our organizations are being assessed are going. We been told that actions are being looked into by the Grand Master of Iowa but we have seen nothing happening and the situation is getting worse.
Are there rules in the 501c3 that say we have to give goods, services, space and availability to our building without cost or at very little charge? Would the 501c3 over ride by laws, rules, and regulations that have always governed said corporation?
When the 501c3 was applied for all rules, regulations and law required by the IRS were complied with. So there should be not problem with that but we have one man who seems to think he can interrupt all these things as he wishes and and is threatening us with the sale of our building and expulsion from the building so we have a committee meetings this week again to set forth review our options. I just needed the advise of a lawyer to help us with the 501c3 as that is what is being touted as the almighty rule over and above the Masonic Temple Association by laws. I will have your replies to present to the committee. Thank you very much. Beverly XXXXXXX
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