Minutes of the 121st Annual General Meeting held at Bounds Green Bowls Club on Sunday 26th February 2017 at 11.05 am.

PRESENT

EXECUTIVE

L.ASHBY, J.LYNCH, I.HARVEY, H.SKERRATT. P.LEETE, S.GRIFFITHS, R.PURSSORD

DELEGATES

T.ASKEW & P.HICKS EDMONTON B.C - L.RICKARDS DESBOROUGH IBC - J.SKERRATT SELBORNE B.C - G.MORRE BUSH HILL PK.,P.TIMMS & D.TIMMS FLITWICK B.C. D.RUTT

WELCOME

The President welcomed the Officers and Delegates to the meeting.

NOTICE OF MEETING

The Hon. General Secretary read the Notice convening the meeting.

APOLOGIES

EXECUTIVE

T.PLATER, J.HARRIYOTT, C.HART, F.DOHERTY, M.ALLMOND, C.SMITH, H.FRANKLIN

CLUBS: ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND, SOUTHEY & ARUN I.B.C.

MINUTES

The minutes of the 120th AGM held on the 20th March 2016 were approved and signed as a true record. Moved from the chair seconded I.Harvey. Carried.

No matters arising.

ANNUAL REPORTS

Hon. General Secretary’s Report

Attached. Moved from the Chair, seconded I. Harvey; Ian said that John Fox
had been missed from the report this was added. Passed.

Hon. Treasurer Report and Balance Sheet.

The treasurer went through the Balance Sheet, explaining the figures . The Balance Sheet showed a deficit of £2,903.00. Action was taking place on this figure. Moved J. Lynch seconded P.Leete that the report and Balance Sheet be accepted ; passed.

Hon. Outdoor Competition Secretary’s Report

Attached. Report accepted.

Hon. Indoor Competition Secretary’s Report

The President read the report. Attached. Report accepted

Election of Officers for 2017-2018


President I.J.Harvey Marlow B.C

Senior Vice President No.Nomination

Hon. General Secretary R.Purssord Huntingdon IBC.

Hon. Treasurer R.Purssord Huntingdon IBC

Hon Outdoor Comp. Secretary J.Lynch Bournemouth Pk., B.C

Hon Indoor Comp. Secretary T.Plater Wealden IBC

The President moved from the Chair that the above should be elected on block seconded P.Hicks. Elected.

The new Secretary introduced himself to the meeting

Election of Executive Committee Members

No Outdoor Nominations

Indoor Clubs, J. Harriyott Wealden IBC, S. Griffiths Bounds Green IBC Elected.

Executive Committee recommendations for Area Secretaries.

I.Harvey. l.Ashby, J.Lynch

Change to Constitution

Page 26 item 9 after Hon. Publicity officer, add Web Master Moved from the Chair seconded I.Harvey. Passed

Page 29 item 12 Delete fifteen delegates replace with ten delegates, Moved from the Chair seconded I.Harvey Passed.

Annual Affiliation Fee

Proposed to change from £15.00 to £25.00. Accepted

Hon. Examiner of the Accounts

Jim Bates Huntingdon IBC was accepted.

President Len installed Incoming President Ian with the chain of office, lapel badge and blazer badge. President Ian, then presented Past President Len with his Past President Badge and lapel badge. Secretary Roger was presented with his lapel badge. President Len said a few words, thanking the association electing him to this position. He then closed the meeting with a vote of thanks to the Chair and Bounds Green B.C.

The meeting closed at 11.25