A Special General Meeting of the Dulwich Society will be held at 8pm on 28th June 2021 via Zoom. The meeting has been called by the Executive Committee to discuss resolutions submitted to the Executive Committee of the Society.
1. Introduction - the Chairman.
2. Resolutions: The following resolutions have been proposed for consideration at the meeting. A vote will be taken after each resolution using the Zoom polling facility. The votes will be verified by the scrutineers after the meeting using Zoom facilities to ensure the votes comply with Society Rule 3, “Membership will normally be for a household i.e. all adults living at the same address. In the event of a vote being needed at an Annual General Meeting or a Special General Meeting only one vote is permitted per household.” The results will be placed on the Society’s website www.dulwichsociety.com as soon as possible.
The Rules of the Society are available at: https://www.dulwichsociety.com/about-the-dulwich-society
Your Executive Committee’s views on each resolution are set out further below.
Motion 1: Proposed by a group of Dulwich Society members
That the process for appointment of members of the Society’s sub-committees and all minutes of their meetings must be published on the Society’s website, including declarations of interest.
[Note: minutes, including declarations of interest, are already published for the Executive Committee]
Motion 2: Proposed by a group of Dulwich Society members
The Society must undertake a formal, independent and impartial survey of its Membership about the remit the Membership wishes the Society to adopt with regard to the Society’s long term policy position on Travel and Environment. The findings of this consultation with Members to be published in full on the Society’s website and available on request to all members.
[For clarity, the current remit of the Travel and Environment Sub-Committee is to foster safe and healthy streets in Dulwich by:
- Advocating clean air.
- Supporting improvements in public transport.
- Considering the requirements of those with protected characteristics* and vulnerable road users.
- Developing safe active travel networks and reducing vehicle traffic.
- Supporting low traffic neighbourhoods. **
*The Equality Act lists the characteristics that it protects as age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.
**Note: “supporting low traffic neighbourhoods” does NOT refer to or mean supporting the Low Traffic Neighbourhoods imposed by Southwark Council without prior consultation.]
3. Close of Meeting
The Zoom meeting will be open from 7.30pm to enable the Zoom host to verify attendees as they logon.
Meeting ID: 946 1781 0285
Please ensure your full name (eg Joan Smith) is shown on your Zoom video screen.
Details of the Zoom link are set out above and will also be sent to members in the June eNewsletter (published at the end of May), and will also be available on the web site. If you do not receive the eNewsletter please send your email address to
Never used Zoom before? First-time Zoom users will find the following video useful: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kh50kVaIdAY
For full details of the AGENDA, PROPOSERS' ARGUMENTS and RESPONSE from the EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE please see this document [PDF]