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Notice of the Annual General Meeting – Friday 23rd February 2018

 The Annual General Meeting of Liverpool Yacht Club and Tranmere Sailing Club will be held at 19.30 on 23rd February 2018 in Liverpool Marina.

Important Documents Notices and AGM minutes from las year. You can also download the following by clicking here

Agenda

  1. Formal Notice of Business
  2. Welcome by Chairman
  3. Apologies for Absence
  4. Minutes of AGM for 2017
  5. Matters arising
  6. Reports from the Flag Officers
  7. Report by the President
  8. Financial Report
  9. Adoption of the Accounts
  10. Amendments to the Constitution and Rules and Bye-laws
  11. Election of Officers
    Recess
  12. Announcement of election Results
  13. Acceptance by Commodore-Elect
  14. Any other business


Proposed Amendments to the Constitution, Rules and Bye-Laws

The following amendment to the constitution is proposed.

  1. The following proposal to not increase the members fees was passed by the Management Committee during the year and need ratification at the AGM

 
Bye-Law 1 Subscription Fees – No change to last year.
Subscription fees for the year beginning 2017 as follows
Category                                   Subscription
Honorary Member                     Nil
Ordinary Member                      £80.00
Family Member Unit                  £120.00
Family Cadet Member                Nil
Outport Member                        £40.00
Social Member                          £30.00
Cadet Member                          £30.00
Junior Member                          £30.00
Day Membership                       £5.00

Nominations for Election of Officers

Post

Candidate

Proposer

Seconder

Commodore

Paul Pratt

Richard Jarman

Susie Quinn

Vice Commodore (sailing)

Andrew Napper

Beverley Portlock

Karen Hale

Vice Commodore (Tranmere)

Vinny Reynolds

Ian Butler

Susie Quinn

Rear Commodore

Karen Hale

Beverley Portlock

Gaynor Portlock

Honorary Secretary

Susie Quinn

Ian Butler

Paul Pratt

Honorary Treasurer

Beverley Portlock

Gaynor Portlock

Neil Thomas

Membership Secretary

Susie Quinn

Karen Hale

Paul Pratt

Racing Captain

Matt Heald

Susie Quinn

Ian Butler

Cruising Captain

Stephen Caunter

Karen Hale

Richard Jarman

Dinghy Captain

Ste Peers

Sharon Peers

Sarah Walsh

6 Elected Members

Jimmy Morris

Vinny Reynolds

Tony Valentine

 

Ian Butler

Paul Pratt

Susie Quinn

 

Tony Valentine

Vinny Reynolds

Ian Butler

 

James Bland

Paul Pratt

Richard Jarman

 

Gaynor Portlock

Beverley Portlock

Neil Thomas

 

Vacancy

 

 


Please note the meeting will commence promptly and members who cannot attend are asked to send their apologies, in writing, to the Honorary Secretary prior to the meeting.
 
The accounts will be available in the Marina prior to the meeting. Any questions about the accounts should be sent to the Honorary Treasurer in writing to arrive by Wednesday 21st February.

Some copies of the accounts will be available on the night but any person requiring a copy of the accounts before the night must provide an email address to the Hon Sec at least a week before the AGM and a set of accounts will be sent by email.
 
Members’ change of particulars may be notified to the Membership Secretary at the Meeting

Members who have yet to renew their subscription are not entitled to participate
 
Best Wishes
Susie
Honorary Secretary – 22 January, 2018

23rd February, 2018 7.30pm at Liverpool Marina.

The management of your club is undertaken by members, nominated and voted for at the AGM by members.
All positions are available for election each year. These positions are:

  • Commodore
  • Vice Commodore (Sailing)
  • Vice Commodore (Tranmere)
  • Rear Commodore
  • Hon Treasurer
  • Hon Secretary
  • Membership Secretary
  • Racing Captain
  • Dinghy Captain
  • Cruising Captain
  • 6 General Members


I would ask you as members to consider volunteering for these roles within the  Management team. If you feel you can volunteer, for any position, you will be made very welcome and help from themore experienced members will be given to any one elected.

Nomination forms can be found on our website. I will also have some with me at the club on Wednesday evenings and you can email me directly for a form.
Remember, you will need two other signatures from a proposer and a seconder.

Members are also reminded that nominations, and notice of any matters to be discussed at the Annual General Meeting, must be received by the Honorary Secretary by 21.30 on 31st January 2018. You may email me at membership@LYC.org.uk

There are some other positions that we need to fill to ensure the club runs smoothly. These positions include:

  • Cup Bearer
  • Regalia Officer
  • Publicity Officer
  • Training Officer
  • Safety Officer

The Race Control team would welcome some new members to the sub-committee.
So if you can hep out, please contact the Hon. Secretary.

Voting is only permitted by full members,

So, don’t hide your talents, come and help guide the club to a successful future.

Susie Quinn
Honorary  Secretary.

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