About Us: Articles Of Incorporation


THAT WE, the undersigned, HARLEY L. DENK, BETTY COUSER, JEANNETTE L. TETEN, ALBERT H. ACOSTA, HARVEY A. MILLER, WAYNE E. TARVIN, AND MILBURN R. HUTCHISON, have this day voluntarily associated ourselves together for the purpose of forming a non-profit corporation under the laws of the State of California.


FIRST: That the name of this corporation is: COLONY OF OLIVENHAIN TOWN COUNCIL.

SECOND: That the specific and primary purpose for which the corporation is formed is the:

Planning, promoting and conducting community events, promoting cultural and civic endeavors within the Community of Olivenhain.

The general purposes and powers of this corporation shall include the following:

(a) To provide a vehicle to secure action of volunteer workers and directors, to plan, promote and conduct community events promoting the Community of Olivenhain.(b) To provide, raise, receive and disperse funds, and to hold property, both real and personal, for the purpose of, and relative to the planning, promotion and conducting of community events for the purpose of carrying out the objectives hereinbefore and hereinafter set forth.


(c) To receive gifts and contributions of real and personal property, from the United States of America or any agency thereof, from the State of California or any subdivision or agency thereof, or from any charitable organization, or any other person, firm or corporation.

(d) To purchase, acquire, own, hold, lease, sell, exchange, mortgage, deed in trust, maintain, and operate any and all property of any and every kind, real and personal, and wheresoever situated.

(e) To enter into, make, perform and carry out contracts of every kind, for every lawful purpose, without limit as to amount, with any person, firm, association, corporation, municipality, state, territory, government, or government sub-divisions.

(f) To borrow money and to issue bonds, notes, debentures, or other obligations of this corporation from time to time for any of the objectives of this corporation, and to secure the same by mortgage, pledge, deed of trust, or otherwise, or to issue the same unsecured.

(g) To do any and all things necessary, suitable, convenient, or proper for or in connection with, or incidental to the accomplishment of any of the purposes or attainment of any one or more of the objectives herein enumerated, or designed, directly or indirectly, to promote the interest of this corporation.

(h) This corporation shall have and exercise all rights and powers conferred on non-profit corporations under the laws of California, provided, however, that 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 purposes of this corporation.

Third: That this corporation is organized pursuant to Part I, of Division II, of Title I, of the Corporations Code of the State of California, generally referred to as The General non-profit Corporation Law.

FOURTH: The principal office for the transaction of the business of this corporation shall be located in the County of San Diego, State of California.

FIFTH: The number of directors of this corporation shall be seven (7); that the number of said directors may be changed from time to time by amending the Bylaws of this corporation.

The names and addresses of the persons who are appointed to act as the first directors of this corporation are as follows:

Harley L. Denk 4329 Manchester Avenue Encinitas, California 92024
Betty Couser 4245 Colony Terrace Encinitas, California 92024
Jeannette L. Teton 264 Rancho Santa Fe Road Encinitas, California 92024
Albert H. Acosta 4159 Manchester Avenue Encinitas, California 92024
Harvey A. Miller 211 Rancho Santa Fe Road Encinitas, California 92024
Wayne E. Tarvin 442 Rancho Santa Fe Road Encinitas, California 92024
Milburn R. Hutchison 4241 Colony Terrace Encinitas, California 92024

SIXTH: The directors of this corporation shall not be personally liable for the debts, liabilities or obligations of the corporation.

SEVENTH: This corporation has not previously existed as an unincorporated association, or in any other form.

EIGHTH: The authorized number and qualifications of members of the corporation, the different classes of membership, if any, the property, voting and other rights and privileges of members, and their liability to dues and assessments and the method of collection thereof, shall be as set forth in the Bylaws.

NINTH: This corporation is one which does not contemplate pecuniary gain or profit to the members thereof and it is organized solely for non-profit purposes. Upon the winding up and dissolution of this corporation, after paying or adequately providing for the debts and obligations of the corporation, the remaining assets shall be distributed to a non-profit fund, foundation or corporation, which is organized and operated exclusively for charitable, religious and/or scientific purposes and which has established its tax-exempt status under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue code.

If this corporation holds any assets in trust, such assets shall be disposed of in such manner as may be directed by decree of the superior court of the county in which this corporation’s principal office is located, upon petition therefore by the Attorney General or by any person concerned in the liquidation.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have hereunto set our hands and seals this 26 day of May, 1967.

Harley L. Denk
Betty Couser
Jeannette L. Teten
Albert H. Acosta
Harvey A. Miller
Wayne E. Tarvin
Milburn R. Hutchison