Minutes of Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Grange to be held at Clarinda Community Centre, 58 Viney St Clarinda on Wednesday 6th July 2016 at 7:30pm.
On entry please sign attendance sheet.
Payment of subscription fees accepted
Present…. Thelma Spice, Gloria Fleming, Christine Stone, Barry Stone, Penny McGuire-White, Theresa Battaglia, Lee James, Louise Dorr, Skye Boyd-Gerny, Norm Seaton, Marj Seaton, Mick Connolly, Robert Bender.
Apologies…. Claire O’Neil, Mayor Tamsin Bearsley, Rosemary West, Tony Collins.
Meeting commenced at… 7:30 pm
Welcome from President Thelma Spice
Minutes of Previous A.G.M
Moved Penny McGuire-White Seconded Chris StoneMatters arising from previous minutes of 2015 AGM
NilCorrespondence Nil Reports to be accepted
President’s report on the year 2015/2016
Acceptance Moved Norm Seaton
Seconded Mick Connolly
Treasurer’s report Financial year 2015-2016
Acceptance Moved Theresa Battaglia
Seconded Mick Connolly
Election of Office bearers for 2016/2017
All committee positions will be declared vacant. Mr. Matt Kovac will take the chair to hold an election for office bearers for the year 2016/2017.
Nomination for President Thelma Spice
nominated by Penny McGuire-White
seconded by Chris Stone Elected Thelma Spice
Nomination for Vice-President Barry Stone
nominated by Chris stone
seconded by Thelma Spice Elected Barry Stone
Nomination for Treasurer Gloria Fleming
nominated by Marj Seaton
seconded by Penny McGuire-White Elected Gloria Fleming
Nomination for Committee members Chris Stone
nominated by Theresa Battaglia seconded by Barry Stone Elected Chris Stone
Nomination Mick Connolly
nominated by Gloria Fleming seconded by Chris Stone Elected Mick Connolly
Matters arising from previous meeting.
Lee James spoke about matters arising from recent Community Support meeting
Changes to groups mail out of newsletters, the group will take on mail outs via email and postage. Training opportunities for members for setting up My Community Life for the group.
Setup of Facebook page for Friends groups
Discussing all Friends groups getting together with natural resources groups once or twice a year for an informal chat.
Robert Bender our guest speaker gave an excellent presentation on Bats in general then on Microbats in Urban Melbourne.
Followed by supper and a friendly chat.