OGM 2016 Agenda

Notice is hereby given that an Ordinary General Meeting of the Society will be held on Monday, 3 October 2016 at Panorama Suite, Hamilton Park Racecourse, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, ML3 0DW and the Red House Hotel, Station Road, Coupar Angus, PH13 9AL and on Monday 10 October 2016 in the President Suite, BT Murrayfield Stadium, 110 Roseburn Street, Edinburgh, EH12 5PH.

Agenda of business

  1. Synopsis of Minutes of Annual General Meeting held on 25 and 26 April 2016.
  2. Appointment of Scrutineers.
  3. Nominations for Regional Committees:

East Regional Committee: 4 Members to serve for 3 years

Lakes & Dales (Seaton Valley): 1 Member to serve for 3 years;

and 1 Member to serve for 2 years

North Regional Committee: 4 Members to serve for 3 years

West Regional Committee: 4 Members to serve for 3 years;

Lakes & Dales (Penrith): 1 Member to serve for 3 years

  1. Elections to the Board:

East: 2 Regional Committee Members to serve for 3 years

North: 1 Regional Committee Member to serve for 3 years

West: 2 Regional Committee Members to serve for 3 years

  1. Directors’ Report/Interim Accounts.
  2. Share Capital: Interest rate.
  3. Appointment of KPMG LLP to replace Deloitte LLP as Auditors.
  4. Membership and Community Development Report.
  5. General business.

Admission to general meeting

If you have been a Member for 6 months or more and wish to attend the meeting please complete the registration form on the Society’s website or telephone 0131 335 4433. If you plan on attending the meeting and would prefer the Chairman to ask a question on your behalf, you may submit your question in advance of the meeting in writing, by telephone or via the Society’s website.

The deadline for registration for West and North meetings is at 4pm on Monday 26 September 2016 and at 4pm on Monday 3 October 2016 for registration to attend the East meeting.

Members will be admitted to the General Meeting by presenting their admission ticket and share book. With the exception of Members living in West Lothian, who may attend and vote at the meetings in either Edinburgh or Hamilton, all other Members whose principle residential address lies within the geographic boundaries of that region will only be entitled to vote for individuals to represent that region unless approval is granted by the Secretary in advance of the meeting.

The meeting will start at 7.00pm prompt.

The next General Meeting (Annual General Meeting) will be held on Monday 24 April 2017 at Edinburgh and Hamilton and on Tuesday 25 April 2017 in the North region.