|MINUTES OF THE 7TH ANNUAL GENERAL
MEETING OF THE BEAUMARIS TREE PRESERVATION SOCIETY
HELD AT 51 DALGETTY RD, BEAUMARIS,
AT 8.45 PM ON WEDNESDAY 18TH NOVEMBER 1959
|Present||Mr (Edward) Hassett in the Chair. Mesdames (Catherine) Carroll, (Edith [Bea]) Hosking, (Susan) McDougall, (Sheila) Ridland, Stock & Weate; Messrs (John) Carroll, (William) Elliott, (William) Leech, Scott, Stephenson, (Colin) Macrae, Weate & (Maurice) Wilson|
|Apologies||Mesdames Rodger, Russell, Simons & (Patricia) Sinclair|
previous Annual meeting
|The minutes of the previous
Annual General Meeting held on 12th November 1958 were
Proposed by Mrs (Edith [Bea]) Hosking and seconded by Mrs (Sheila) Ridland that Minutes be accepted as correct. The Chairman then signed the minutes.
|The Treasurer presented a statement of Receipts and
expenditure for the year which showed a Credit Balance as
at 18th November 1959 of £285-15-9. The surplus of
receipts over expenditure for the year amounted to
Proposed by Mr (Maurice) Wilson and seconded by Mr (John) Carroll and resolved that the financial statement as presented be accepted.
|Cheque for £1/13/- payable to Mr R Heberle Albany W.A. being freight on specimens forwarded for our Annual Plant display was passed for payment.|
|The Chairman (Mr (Edward) Hassett) read his
Annual Report as President of this Society. He outlined
the Society's activities of the year, which embraced the
Foreshore, Gramatan Ave Reserve, Street Tree Planting,
Lectures, Native Plant Display and reported progress in
all these fields and hoped that more would be accomplished
next year. Finally he thanked the Committee for their
support and activity during the year.
Proposed by Mr (William) Elliott and seconded by Mr (Colin) Macrae and resolved that Presidents Report be received.
of Office Bearers
|The following Office Bearers were elected for the year
ending 31st August 1960
Mrs (Sheila) Ridland
Assistant Secretary Mrs Rodger
Publicity Officer Mr (John) Carroll
|Proposed by Mrs (Edith [Bea]) Hosking and seconded by Mrs (Susan) McDougall and resolved "That Annual Subscription of members be raised to 5/- per annum".|
Carroll and (Edward)
Hassett reported that they had recently discussed the lease with
The Mayor of Sandringham (Councillor (Jack) Martin), which the
Council desire the Trustees of this Society to sign.
However decision on the Society's action in relation to
this proposed lease was deferred pending further
clarification of certain clauses in the lease.
Mrs (Edith [Bea]) Hosking was requested to obtain the opinion of Miss (Winifred) Waddell of at what intervals should a census be taken of Flora on the Reserve.
|Correspondence||Letters from Kuranga Festival Committee, Red Cross, and Sandringham Council were read and proposed by Mr (William) Leech seconded by Mr (John) Carroll and resolved the correspondence be received.|
|It was proposed that 1st Committee meeting be held on Wednesday 2nd December 1959 at 51 Dalgetty Rd.|
|The Meeting closed at 10:30 PM.|
|A True Record|
|Chairman E. Hassett|
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