To be considered for membership and residence at Chautauqua Co-op, applicants must complete the prescribed application form with full information as indicated, pay a fee of $20.00 per adult household member and participate in a membership interview. Acceptance will be by a resolution of the Board of Directors.
Chautauqua Co-op has a mandate to serve the needs of the people who are not adequately serviced by the commercial housing market and/or who would benefit from and contribute to a community that has its basis In the principles of co-operation. The main objective of the membership selection process of Chautauqua Co-op is to choose the best possible members for the Co-op, taking in account the needs of the community and the needs of the individual.
Therefore, the criteria for membership selection shall include: