Auckland Bridge Club AGM

Auckland Bridge Club AGM



AGM 11 am 4 November 2018 in the Clubrooms.




  1. Attendance and quorum
  2. Apologies
  3. Confirmation of minutes
    1. AGM 3 November 2017
    2. SGM 2 March 2018
  4. Matters arising not elsewhere on the Agenda
  5. Presidents report
  6. Adoption of Annual Accounts
  7. Amendments to the Constitution (proposed  by Committee)
    1. THAT the word “Committee” be replaced by the word “Board” wherever it appears.

Explanation – this terminology better reflects that the Club has a Governance Board rather than a Management Committee

  1. THAT clause 27 be amended by adding the words “at an Annual General meeting or”               immediately before the words “at a special general meeting called for that purpose

Explanation – this resolution is to make clear that Constitutional changes can be made at any general meeting, whether the mandatory Annual General Meeting or at a Special General Meeting called for that purpose.

  1. Elections

(a)    President – the only nomination received Murray Weatherston will be declared elected

(b)    Treasurer – the only nomination received Sharon Marryatt will be declared elected

(c)     Committee – Sue Reed was the Committee Member required to retire by rotation; she            elected not to stand for re-election.  No other nominations were received. *

Note * Under clause 13 (d) of the Constitution, the Committee is empowered to appoint a Member in this event. Given the elected Committee is above the minimum five members, the Committee is not required to make such an appointment. Nominations cannot be made from the floor.

  1. General business
    1. Education/Coaching
    2. How to encourage more advanced players to team up with less advanced players from time to time.


Posted: Sat 20 Oct 2018