Notice of Special General Meeting of The Victoria Point Sharks Sporting Club Inc

Sunday 16th December 2018  10.30am

(register from 9.30am)

Victoria Point Sharks Sporting Club

325 Colburn Ave Victoria Point

 

A requisition has been received from the required number of members to call for a Special General Meeting. The following motions will be put to the members.

The requisition asks:

That the following members of the Management Committee be removed from the Management Committee.

Colin (Jeff) Middenway                                   President

Karen Griffith                                                    Treasurer

Rob Lovett                                                          Vice President

Pauline Eadie                                                     Committee Member

Merrin McCulloch                                            Committee Member

Peter Dowling                                                   Committee Member

Bevan Clulow                                                     Committee Member

Susan Edwards                                                  Committee Member

 

A separate motion (and separate vote) will be put for each person.

For time considerations and efficiency one ballot paper will be used to vote on all eight motions.

In the event that, as a result of the abovenamed motion, the number of persons on the management committee is reduced to less than 5, an election shall be held for those positions. Those persons shall hold the position on the management committee for the balance of the term of the person they replace. Pursuant to clause 12.3(2) only those persons who have served on the management committee on the previous year are eligible for offices of President, Vice President and Treasurer.

 Note:

 

  1. The special general meeting will occur immediately prior to the annual general meeting and accordingly in compliance with the provisions of the Constitution, nominations will be called for the elections due to be held at the annual general meeting in 2018.

 If there is an election to be held at the special general meeting, nominations will be required to be taken from the floor and candidates must be present to enable them to indicate their consent to such nomination.

Addendum to Notice of Special General Meeting of
The Victoria Point Sharks Sporting Club Inc

Sunday 16th December 2018
10.30 AM
(register from 9.30am)

Victoria Point Sharks Sporting Club
325 Colburn Ave Victoria Point

Notice has previously been given of a special meeting of members of the Club to be held at the abovementioned time and location (the Notice).

The Notice included the following statement (the Statement):

“Pursuant to clause 12.3.2 [of the Club Rules] only those persons who have served on the management committee on the previous year are eligible for offices of President, Vice President and Treasurer.

For the avoidance of doubt, clause 12.3.2 of the Club Rules provides that:

“12. MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

12.3 Eligibility for Election

12.3.2 Only Management Committee members who have served in that capacity for the previous year are eligible to nominate themselves for the offices of President, Vice-President and Treasurer.

Clause 12.7.1.2 of the Club Rules provides that:

“12. MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

12.7 Functions

12.7.1 Except as otherwise provided by these rules and subject to resolutions of the members of the Club carried at any general meeting, the Management Committee –
…..

12.7.1.2. shall have authority to interpret the meaning of these rules and any matter relating to the Club on which these rules are silent.

Consistent with the practice adopted by the Club historically (as applied by the management committee in recent years) the management committee has interpreted clause 12.3.2 of the Club Rules in accordance with the Statement.

Date: 1st November 2018

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