ABERNYTE COMMUNITY COMPANY
SIXTH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Tuesday 29th November 2011.
Present : 27 Members
Chairperson Helen Richardson
Apologies were received from Mark Petrie,John McLeod and Dennis Bethel.
2 REPORT BY THE CHAIRPERSON
Helen reviewed the activities of the Company over the past year and answered a number of questions from members. A copy of her report is attached to these minutes
The community web site continues to be very popular and Gordon Nicoll gave a brief report(also attached).
Helen finished by thanking the Directors and all the helpers from the community for the progress made in the past year.
3. ANNUAL REPORT AND ACCOUNTS.
Malcolm McSwan reported that an interim set of accounts were available for the meeting and the formal audited accounts will be completed shortly and posted on the web site. The interim statement was approved by the meeting.
4. APPOINTMENT OF THE AUDITOR
Alan Vardy has agreed to continue as auditor and will audit the final accounts shortly when they are available.
5. ELECTION OF DIRECTORS
Helen Richardson and Malcolm McSwan retire by rotation but have indicated they are available for re-election. Their re-election was approved.
Mark Petrie has advised that due to work pressures he was retiring from the Board, but Helen was pleased to announce that Sarah Petrie was prepared to stand for election. Sarah’s appointment was unanimously approved.
The meeting was advised that there are vacancies for further directors to be appointed and that anyone interested should approach the Secretary.
6. OTHER BUSINESS
The possible acquisition of the red Phone Box in Knapp on behalf of the Community is proving difficult but action is continuing.
The Community will be surveyed to determine the views on the possible saving by curtailing the timing of street lighting .
The membership list of the Company needs updating and this will be carried out early in 2012.
The Chairperson thanked members for attending, closed the meeting, and advised that the AGM of the Heritage Group would follow.