Minutes of Annual General Meeting (2015) held at Kings Head, Bexley
Chairman: Mark Palmer
Secretary: Allan Mair
Members in Attendance: 22
Minutes of Previous Meeting
Read and accepted
No matters arising
Woolwich Cycling Club: The Treasurer presented his report and a copy of the Income and Expenditure Statement. Members raised what the Club’s intentions are for the cash balances held on the respective bank accounts. It was proposed that this be investigated further throughout the next year at monthly meetings. Michael Bridges tendered his resignation from the role of the Club Treasurer. He was thanked warmly by the Club Chairman for all the invaluable service that he has given the Club over the years in this role.
Go-Ride Section: Apologies received from Treasurer. An income and expenditure statement was presented and the details were brought to the attention of members by the Club Secretary. Treasurer Carol Cozens has tendered her resignation from the role. Carol was warmly thanked for the all the invaluable work that she has undertaken in this role since the creation of the Go-Ride section.
Secretaries ReportsSecretaries reports (General Secretary and Racing Secretary) presented to members (see individual reports for details.)
Go-Ride section: It was highlighted that the Go-Ride section is short of a Welfare Officer following a resignation and a plea went out to members to take on the role. It was highlighted that for 2016 British Cycling will look to enforce its requirement that affiliated Go-Ride clubs must have an appointed Welfare Officer or they will not be permitted to retain a Go-Ride section. A plea to go out to all members with details of the role.
Propositions & Rule ChangesNo propositions or rule changes presented
Election of a PresidentNot applicable at this time
Election of Vice PresidentsNo names put forward.
Election of Officers
The undernoted agreed to act in the roles as follows:
Chairman: Mark Palmer
General Secretary: Allan Mair
Treasurer: Sam Lower
Racing Secretary: Martin Messer
Trophies Custodian: Bob Younger.
Vice Chairman: Mick McLaughlin
Historian: Martin Messer
Welfare Officer: Vacant
Go-Ride Treasurer: Vacant
Members agree that the Club would assist with the Cyclopark 2016 summer evening youth series. To run and promote one or perhaps two of the evening events.
Members voted to re-affiliate to the Associations as follows:
British Cycling, Cycling Time Trials, S.E. Road Racing League, Kent Cycling Association, Eastern Counties Cycling Association, Southern Counties CU,
Southern Road Records Association, British Schools Cycling Association, Sustrans and the London Cyclo Cross League. Plus a Donation to the Battle of Britain Museum Shoreham.
Subscriptions Subscriptions are to remain as follows: £20 per annum for all members over the age of 18. Youth and Junior members £5 and £10 respectively. Second Category £10
General MeetingsGeneral meetings will continue to be held on the 1st Thursday of every month.
Meeting Close10 pm