Minutes of the 124th Annual General Meeting held at Bounds Green Bowls Club on Sunday23rd February 2019 at 11.00 am


PRESENT – EXECUTIVE– C.A.Plater (Vice President),R.Purssord, J.Lynch, L.Ashby,F.Doherty,M.Allmond, S.Griffiths, DELEGATES–G.Lawrence-Bounds Green,R.Smith-Holtwhites,U.Harman- Bounds Green, A.Harman-Bounds Green,Y.Allmond – Southwater.


WELCOME

In the absence of The President our Vice President welcomed the Officers and Delegates to the meeting and asked for a minutes silence in memory of bowlers who have passed away since the last AGM; especially Harry Skeratt and Henry Franklin from Oxford City.


NOTICE OF MEETING

The Hon. General Secretary read the Notice convening the meeting


APOLOGIES –EXECUTIVEJ.Harriyott, R.Young, I.Harvey (President)

APOLOGIES – CLUBS- AdurIBC, Sandy BC,Hazells BC, Herts BC, Bletchley St Martins BC, Selborne BC, Atherley BC, Rochford BC, Wolverton BC, Mote Park IBC, WealdenIBC, Essex County BC, Grattons IBC and Windsor And Eton BC.



MINUTES

The minutes of the 123rd AGM held on the 24thFebruary 2019 were approved and signed as a true record.

Moved L.Ashby seconded F.Doherty; Carried


No matters arising






ANNUAL REPORTS

Hon. General Secretary’s Report

Attached;

Moved S.Griffiths seconded L.Ashby that the report be accepted; passed.

The Vice President gave a vote of thanks to the General Secretary for all the work done in the year.


Hon. Treasurer Report and Balance Sheet.

The treasurer went through the Balance Sheet, explaining the figures The Balance Sheet showed a reduction of our cash reserves of £1,674.70.

Moved M.Allmond seconded S.Griffiths that the report and Balance Sheet be accepted; passed.

J Lynch gave a vote of thanks to the Treasurer.


Hon. Outdoor Competition Secretary’s Report

The report is on our web site and attached to record copy.

Moved S.Griffiths seconded F.Doherty that the report be accepted; passed.

The Vice President gave a vote of thanks to the Outdoor Competition Secretary for all the work done in the year.


Hon. Indoor Competition Secretary’s Report

The report is on our web site and attached to record copy.

Moved R.Purssord seconded F.Doherty that the report be accepted; passed.

R.Purssord gave a vote of thanks to the Indoor Competition Secretary for all the work done in the year.







Election of Officers for 2020-2021


President .A.Plater Felbridge BC

Senior Vice President J.Harryiott Wealden IBC

Hon. General Secretary R.Purssord Huntingdon IBC

Hon. Treasurer R.Purssord Huntingdon IBC

Hon. Outdoor Comp. Secretary L.Ashby Preston IBC

Hon. Indoor Comp. Secretary C.A.Plater Felbridge BC

Hon. Webmaster J.Harryiott Wealden IBC

Moved by J.Lynch that the above should be elected on block; seconded F.Doherty; All duly elected.

ExecutiveCommittee recommendationsfor Competition

Administrators

Outdoors - I.Harvey,L.AshbyandR.Purssord.

Indoor – C.A.Plater

moved by F.Doherty, seconded by J.Lynch; Duly elected


Election of Executive Committee Members

S.Griffths and R.Young;

moved by J.Lynch seconded by F.Doherty; Duly elected.


Hon. Examiner of the Accounts

Jim Bates Huntingdon IBC was accepted.


Annual Affiliation Fee

Should be increased to £27.50; Accepted.


ExecutiveCommittee recommendation

That our Constitution be updated - as detailed below - and once agreed to become immediately effective.

After some discussion and amendments put forward by J. Lynch (Bournemouth Park BC) the amended Constitution was agreed

Copy Attached to record copy



Any other competent business

L. Ashby asked that as next year was our 125th anniversary should we make some celebrations – agreed to discuss in next committee meeting.


L.Ashby presented C.A.Plater with his Presidents Badge and the Chain Of Office


C.A.Plater thanked everybody for coming to the meeting and Bounds Green for making their club available to us.


With no further business the meeting closed at 12.31