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REMINDER – BRASA General Meeting SUNDAY 17 February 2019 from 2pm at the Lower Beechmont Fire Shed
All BRASA members are requested to attend the General Meeting on the above date.
Remember this is an important meeting. It is the first General Meeting for the new CommitteeContinue reading
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The BRASA AGM was successfully completed on 25/11/18 at Hall on Graceleigh.
The names of the successful candidates for positions on the management committee and the resolutions passed by members are as follows: Continue reading
Dear BRASA Member
Re: NOMINATIONS FOR POSITIONS ON BRASA MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
The following nominations have been received:
President Boris Zoubakin, Janis Rossiter, Greg McKenzie
Vice–President Boris Zoubakin, Victoria Edmond, Nick Gistitin
Secretary Janis Rossiter, Danielle Robb-Whithead
Treasurer Irene Zoubakin, Peter Clark
Committee Member Victoria Edmond, Dan McKenzie, Peter Clark, Danielle Robb-Whithead
BRASA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The Meeting adjourned on 27 October 2018 has been rescheduled to:
Time:9am – 2pm
Venue: Hall on Graceleigh, Beechmont Road, Beechmont
The BRASA AGM will be held at Hall on Graceleigh this coming Saturday 27/10/18, commencing at 9am.
For those members unable to be present at 9am, the polling booth will be open for registration of votes until 1pm on Saturday.
Members are asked to go to the Returning Officer, show identification, if requested to have your name ruled off the membership roll, collect the voting paper, vote and place your vote in the ballot box before you leave.
This process is to allow as many members as possible to vote, not just those who are able to attend at 9am.
There are a number of resolutions (as previously advised) to be decided; some of which will change the way BRASA operates. The Committee would appreciate ALL members having their say – BRASA seeks to be as truly democratic as possible.
I look forward to seeing you at some time this Saturday (27/10/18).
Beechmont Recreation, Arts and Sports Association Inc.
Dear BRASA Members
Due to the recent cancellation of the AGM, all BRASA business is now closed.
No new business will be conducted until after the announcement of the new BRASA committee following the re-scheduled AGM on 27 October 2018.
Basic day to day business will continue but no executive committee decisions will be made. Continue reading
Please find more information to help you make an informed decision at the BRASA Annual General Meeting on 1 September 2018:
- Nominations for BRASA Committee Information
- Proxy Voting Form
- Membership Fees Information
- Disbursement of Assets Information
- Auditors Report Year Ending 30 June 2018
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
All BRASA members are invited to attend our Annual General Meeting
DATE: Saturday 1 September 2018
VENUE: The Hall on Graceleigh, Beechmont Rd, Beechmont
There are currently over 300 members of BRASA. BRASA is a democratic, volunteer based organization. The Committee is aware that many members, for various reasons, may be unable to attend the meeting. To ensure as many members as possible are able to participate in the voting process, the polling booth will open at 9am and close at 1pm.
Currently, the BRASA Executive Committee is very busy with ensuring grant monies are spent as expeditiously as possible, ensuring that Graceleigh Park is kept in pristine condition and working with the affiliated clubs to help them grow and develop to the extent where they are largely self-sufficient. It is therefore vitally important that applicants to positions on the BRASA Executive Committee are good communicators, able to work as a member of a team (the Committee) and are prepared to work hard, ie have the time and will necessary to attend to the work required by a large organisation.
All positions will be declared vacant and current committee members will need to re-stand for election. Voting for all positions and for the Motions on the Ballot Paper will be by secret ballot commencing from 9am on 1 September 2018.
There will be a number of motions on the Ballot paper for members to consider and vote upon. To enable members to have as much knowledge as possible of current matters, jnformation has previously been forwarded to members by email; more will follow over the time leading up to 1 September 2018. Options will be provided on the ballot slip.
One matter to be considered is a decision on a possible increase to the current membership fee of $2 for Ordinary members. Another matter is expenditure of the latest grant monies. As members would be aware, BRASA has received $34,000 from one grant, while $10,000 from another grant is to be spent expressly on a cricket fence around the Oval. Extra funds will be required to complete the cricket fence. Members will be asked to decide if the extra monies come from the larger grant or the fence is to be partially erected and completed at a later date.
When the polls close at 1pm, votes will be counted by a Justice of the Peace. It is anticipated that that the results will be announced by 2pm and the meeting will then be declared closed.
Refreshments will be available from 10am.
The Agenda, Minutes of the previous AGM, the Request for nominations and Committee position nomination form are available to download at the links below:
The Returning Officer will be available from 9am on 1 September 2018 at the Hall on Graceleigh.
- Signs will indicate entry to the polling booth
- The Returning officer will check members names off the Membership Roll and provide the voting material; to ensure one vote per member. The nominated representative of each BRASA affiliated (sustaining) club has one vote on behalf of the members of their club
- Please complete the voting material and drop in the locked ballot box provided
- For those who cannot wait for the results to be declared, the information will be posted on www.brasainc.com the next day
Beechmont Recreation, Arts & Sports Assoc Inc. (BRASA)