Arkansas Secre t a ry of State
State Capitol · Little Rock, Arkansas 72201-1094 501-682-3409 · www.sos.arkansas.gov
Business & Commercial Services, 250 Victory Building, 1401 W. Capitol, Little Rock
Instructions: File with the Arkansas Secretary of State's Business Services Division, State Capitol, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201-1094 with payment of fee. A copy will be returned to the Corporation at the listed address.
PLEASE TYPE OR CLEARLY PRINT IN INK
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION of TELECOMMUNICATION COOPERATIVE
The undersigned acting as incorporator of a cooperative under the Rural Telephone Cooperative Act (Act 51 of 1951), adopt the following Articles of Incorporation of such Cooperative: First: The name of the Cooperative is: Must contain the words "Telephone Cooperative," "Telecommunications Cooperative," or the abbreviation "Inc." Second: The purpose for which the Cooperative is formed is:
Third: The name and address of each Incorporator who shall serve as director and manage the affairs of the cooperative until its first meeting or until successors are elected and qualified:
Fourth: The number of directors to be elected at the annual meeting: Fifth: The address of the principal office and name and address of agent for service:
Sixth: The terms and conditions upon which persons shall be admitted to membership in the cooperative:
Seventh: If a cooperative desires to issue nonvoting shares of stock it shall state: (A) Total number of shares which may be issued and par value of each share:
(B) Fixed or maximum rates of dividends or the par value of stocks, and whether dividends will be cumulative:
(C) Whether shares of stock may be issued to members only or to nonmembers and members:
(D) Maximum number of shares which may be owned by any one person and terms of ownership:
Eighth: EXECUTED this ____________ day of _______________________________ , ____________.
I understand that knowingly signing a false document with the intent to file with the Arkansas Secretary of State is a Class C misdemeanor and is punishable by a fine up to $100.00 and/or imprisonment up to 30 days.
Signature of incorporator(s)
CERTIFICATE OF ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
County of _____________________________ State of ______________________________ Acknowledged before me, this ____________ day of _______________________________ , ____________.
My commission expires: ______________________________
Filing Fee: $10.00 payable to Arkansas Secretary of State