January - Special General Meeting

A special general meeting has been called. Members will be asked to vote on 4 changes to the club constitution and also on the adoption of the new club logo. 

It is vital that at least 23 members are present for the meeting to meet the requirement for a quorum.

Members will be asked to vote on 5 questions;

1. Amendment to section 11 of the constitution.

from

11.  Quorum at general meetings,
(1) The quorum for a general meeting is 60% of the member present in person.

to

11.  Quorum at general meetings,
(1) The quorum for a general meeting is 20% of the member present in person.

2.Amend sections 3 and 4 of the constitution

From 

3. Membership, (4) A person ceases to be a member if he or she -
(b) fails to pay the annual membership from 1 June in any year;

To

3. Membership, (4) A person ceases to be a member if he or she -
(b) fails to pay the annual membership from 1 February in any year;

From 

4.  Membership fees,
(2) The annual membership fee is payable 1 May each year

To

4.  Membership fees,
(2) The annual membership fee is payable 1 January

3. Amend section 8 of the constitution

addition of the following text to section 8

(6) Communication of Committee meetings minutes to the general membership to be performed in a timely manner.

4. Amendement to section 12 of the constitution
From
(3) At a general meeting
(a) each member present has one vote; and
(b) subject to the Associations Incorporation Act 1987, a question is passed if more than
50% of the votes cast are in favour.

To;

(3) At a general meeting
(a) each member present has one vote; and
(b) a member (in this rule called “the appointing member”) may appoint in writing another member who is a natural person to be the proxy of the appointing member and to attend, and vote on behalf of the appointing member at, any general meeting; and
(c) subject to the Associations Incorporation Act 1987, a question is passed if more than 50% of the votes cast are in favour.

5. Club logo

a three way vote;

1.Retain old logo
2.Adopt new logo
3.Revisit logo again