[H-GEN] Fwd: AGM date

Arjen Lentz arjen at lentz.com.au
Fri Jul 24 18:57:46 EDT 2009


Hi Robert,

On 25/07/2009, at 8:14 AM, Robert Brockway wrote:
> On Sat, 25 Jul 2009, Arjen Lentz wrote:
>> If, as in some orgs, 6 weeks notice is required, then the  
>> prospective date of Sep 5th is already no longer feasible. If it's  
>> 4 weeks notice, then please get your collective exec into gear and  
>> make it happen - I presume you'll need some venue confirmation,  
>> which requires communication and response from third parties... by  
>> the time you get that done, you'll be cutting it fine.
>
> Revelevant parts of the Constitution:
> Section 5: General Meetings
> ...
> e. Notice of at least two weeks must be given for any Special  
> General Meeting.
> ...
> m.  The Annual General Meeting shall be held in the month of  
> September.
> n.  The Annual General Meeting shall be considered a Special General  
> Meeting.
> So the AGM must be held in September and at least 2 weeks notice  
> needs to be given.
> Perhaps the membership may wish to increase the notice period.  This  
> would require a 2/3 majority vote at the AGM or an SGM (Section 10 b).


Good'o, thanks for that info.

But regardless of the minimum notice period or possible changes to the  
constitution, the exec *can* announce it further in advance, and given  
that people have a life and other commitments, that would be great and  
make people cheer.


Cheers,
Arjen.




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