ARTICLE IX: COMMITTEES
The Association shall appoint an Architectural Control Committee, as provided in the Declaration, and a Nominating Committee, as provided in these By-Laws. In addition, the Board of Directors shall appoint other committees as deemed appropriate in carrying out its purpose.
ARTICLE X: BOOKS AND RECORDS
The books, records and papers of the Association shall at all times during reasonable business hours, be subject to inspection by any membe The Declaration, the Articles of Incorporation and the By-Laws of the Association shall be available for inspection by any member at the principal office of the Association, where copies may be purchased at reasonable cost.
ARTICLE XI: ASSESSMENTS
As more fully provided ln the Declaration, each member is obligated to pay to the Association annual and special assessments which are secured by a continuing lien upon the property against which the assessments made. Any assessments which are not paid when due shall be delinquent. If the assessment is not paid within thirty (30) days after the due date, the assessment shall bear interest from the date of delinquency at the rate of 12 percent per annum, and the Association my bring an action at law against the owner personally obligated to pay the same or foreclose the lien against the property, and interest cost, and reasonable attorney's fees of any such action shall be added to the amount of such assessment. No Owner may waiver or otherwise escape liability for the assessments provided for herein by nonuse of the Common Area or abandonment of his Lot.
ARTICLE XII: CORPORATE SEAL
The Association shall have a seal in a circular form having within its circumference the words: Riverpark Estates Homeowners Association.
ARTICLE XIII: AMENDMENTS
Section 1. These By-Laws may be amended, at a regular or special meeting of the members, by a vote of a majority of a quorum of members present in person or by proxy, except that the Federal Housing Administration or the Veterans Administration shall have the right to veto amendments while there is Class B membership.
Section 2. In case of any conflict between the Articles of Incorporation and these By-Laws, the Articles shall control; and in the case of any conflict between the Declaration and these By-Laws, the Declaration shall control.
ARTICLE XIV: MISCELLANEOUS
The fiscal year of the Association shall begin on the first day of January and end on the 31st day of December of every Year, except that the first fiscal year shall begin on the date of incorporation.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we, being all of the directors of the Riverpark Estates Homeowners Association, have hereunto set our hands this 15th day of October, 1982.
I, the undersigned, do hereby certify: That I am the duly elected and acting secretary of the Riverpark Estates Homeowners Association, a Washington Corporation, and that the foregoing By-Laws constitute the original By-Laws of said Association, as duly adopted at a meeting of the Board of Directors thereof, held on the 15th day of October, 1982.
State of Washington County of King
On this day personally appeared before me Marilynn D. Keene to me known to be the secretary of the corporation that executed the within and foregoing instrument, and acknowledged said instrument to be the free and voluntary act and deed of said corporation, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned, and on oath stated that she was authorized to execute said instrument.
In Witness Thereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my official seal on this 15th day of October, 1982.