AGM - Thu 1 Dec

Free beer for all members!

Postponed from 3 Nov.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Held at the Dyneley Arms, Otley Road, Otley, North Yorkshire LS21 1ET at 8.00pm on Thursday the 1st of December 2011


AGENDA
1) Apologies for absence.
2) Chairman's opening address.
3) Minutes from the previous meeting.
4) Matters arising from the minutes.
5) Reports from officials.

a) Newsletter editor
b) Membership secretary
c) Treasurer
d) Chief club coach
e) Safety officer
f) Librarian
g) Sites officer(s)
h) Paragliding competitions secretary
i) Hang gliding competitions secretary
j) Club secretary
k) Social secretary
l) Web site officer
m) Chairman

6) Nominations are invited for all of the above posts - some existing post holders will be standing down but if you have an interest in being involved in the running of your club, then please put your name up for election; the precise post can be sorted out later.
7) Election of officers
8) Debate of proposals
9) Any other business
10) Date of next meeting


PROPOSALS
1. Proposer: Peter Logan, seconded: Trevor Birkbeck
Competitions
That the DHPC offers the use of club sites for competition purposes to the BPCup, BOS
(HG), and other inter-club competitions as appropriate.

Background
The use of club sites for competitions is infrequent but, since it affects members, it has become a
tradition to seek approval at the AGM.


2. Proposer: Dave Bradwell seconded: Peter Balmforth
Flying Fund
That the money held within the DHPC Flying Fund can only be spent with the agreement of two thirds
of the members present at a properly constituted AGM or EGM.

Background
At the 2005 AGM James Goldsborough proposed that a membership increase of £10 (£15 for joint membership) to be ring fenced into a fighting fund for future sites purchase. Following much discussion (see 2005 AGM minutes) covering site ownership, cost, membership fees, ring fencing and reciprocal rights, James amended the proposal to increase the membership fee by £10 (£15 for joint) to setup a fund for ensuring the future of flying in the Dales. The term 'ring fenced' was dropped. The committee would like to clarify whether they have the authority to dip into this money (not ring fenced) or whether the membership would like to be consulted (ring fenced).



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