The Dulwich Society Annual General Meeting 2016
Notice is hereby given that the 53rd Annual General Meeting of The Dulwich Society will be held at 7.30pm on Monday 25th April 2016 at St Barnabas Church Community Lounge, Calton Avenue, SE21 7DG.
1. Minutes of the 52nd Annual General Meeting held on 27th April 2015 to be approved.
2. Chairman’s Report.
3. Secretary’s Report.
4. Treasurer’s Report and presentation of accounts for the year ended 31st December 2015.
5. Appointment of Honorary Auditor.
6. Reports from Sub-Committee Chairs.
7. Elections for 2016-2017. President, Vice-Presidents, Officers, Executive Committee.
8. The following motion to update the Society’s subscription rules is proposed to the meeting:
“This meeting resolves that Rule 4 of the Constitution of the Society be deleted and replaced with the following revised Rule 4:
(a) Unless otherwise determined by the members at an Annual General Meeting or Special General Meeting, an individual or household shall pay an annual subscription of £10.00. The subscription shall be paid when a person/household becomes a member and thereafter shall become due and payable on the first day of January in every year. Any member joining the Society in the last three calendar months of the year and paying the subscription, shall not be required to pay another subscription until the first day of the January of the next but one year.
(b) If any Member shall be three months or more in arrears with his subscription (ie on April 1st of the year that membership is due) he shall cease to be a member on the day after the next Executive Committee Meeting.”
Proposed: Diana McInnes (Membership) Seconded: Sue Badman (Secretary)
9. Any Other Business.
Note: Nomination forms for election as an Officer or Member of the Executive Committee can be obtained from the Secretary. Nominations must be submitted in writing to the Secretary by two members not later than fourteen days before 25th April 2016 and must be endorsed by the candidate in writing. (Rule 9).
Minutes of the Annual General Meeting 2015, the Chairman’s report and reports of the Sub-Committee Chairmen for 2015 may be viewed on the Dulwich Society web site www.dulwichsociety.com . The Rules of the Society may be viewed at http://www.dulwichsociety.com/about-the-dulwich-society. The 2015 minutes and the Rules may also be obtained by application to the Secretary.
There will be a short talk on a Society theme after the meeting. Wine and nibbles will be served.