Annual AGM, Malton and Norton- Business in Action

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Dear All. On Wednesday 4 March, we are holding our AGM followed by an open meeting to which all businesses in Malton and Norton are invited. Following the AGM we will be given a short presentation on 'Helping business to beat the recession'. This will introduce a Free seminar style Evening meeting to be held at the end of March. A plan for events throughout 2009 will also be unveiled.

Refreshments will be available from 6.00pm so please make a note in your diaries and join us on 4 March.

Notice of the Annual General Meeting of the Business in Action to be held on Wednesday 4 March 2009 at 6.15pm at the Old Lodge Hotel, Malton


1 Apologies for absence
2 Reports from Officers
a. Chairman
b. Treasurer
c. Membership
3 Presentation and adoption of the accounts for the group for the year ended 31 December 2008
4 Nominations for the committee. Max 10
(The retiring committee is : Denys Townsend, Malcolm Chalk, Sylvia Milson, John Marshall, Roddy Bushell (Ms Z Plummer and T Sinclair resigned in December 2008) a. All members of the committee stand down at the meeting and all have been nominated for re-election and have expressed their willingness to continue. Nominations for committee members are invited and should reach the secretary or chairman before the start of the meeting.
b. In the event of the nominations being less than ten, those nominated will be deemed elected under the group's constitution.
5 Election of officers from the committee members:
a. Chairman
b. Deputy Chairman
c. Secretary
d. Note. The treasurer is a director of Business in Action Ltd who manage the groups finances.
6 Ordinary resolution. (The constitution can be amended by an AGM by a 75% (Seventy Five per cent) majority vote of members present and voting by proxy.) a. That the following clause/s be deleted i. Paragraph 4.2 b. That the following changes be made to the constitution i. Renumber Paragraph 3.2 , 3.3 as 3.4, 3.5 ii. Add '3.2 Manager Membership is open to businesses in the Malton and Norton Area who are branches of regional or national firms and who submit a completed application form and subscription.'
iii. Add '3.3 Honorary membership may be granted by the committee at their discretion.'
iv. Amend 7.1.7, 7.2.5 and 7.3.5 to read 'The chairperson will have a second and casting vote.'
v. Amend 4.1 to read 'Subscriptions are payable on 1st April each year and will be fixed at the AGM. For 2008 the subscription is £40'.
vi. Add '4.2 Manager Membership is £1 p.a. payable on 1st April each year.'
c. That all references to 'Full Members' in the constitution after paragraph 4 be changed to ' Full and Manager Members'
7 To fix the subscription for 2009 at £5 per full member.

Author:Malcolm Chalk