MINUTES OF THE 9TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE BEAUMARIS TREE PRESERVATION SOCIETY, HELD AT 27 DALGETTY ROAD, BEAUMARIS, ON WEDNESDAY 1ST NOVEMBER 1961

Present The President, Mr. (Colin) Macrae, in the chair. 
Mesdames Thomas, (Sheila) Ridland, (Susan) McDougall, (Edith [Bea]) Hosking, (Catherine) Carroll, Russell & Synott 
Messrs (Edward) Hassett, Scott, (John) Carroll, Synott & Flood
Apologies Mrs (Patricia) Sinclair, Mrs Rodger, Mrs Stock, Mr Weate
Minutes The minutes of the previous Annual General meeting held on 30/11/1960 were read. Proposed Mr. (Edward) Hassett & seconded Mr. (William) Leech that minutes be accepted as correct. 
Treasurer's  
Report
The Treasurer presented a statement of Receipts & Expenditure for the year which showed a credit balance of 137-12-6. 
Moved by Mr (Edward) Hassett seconded  Mrs (Edith [Bea]) Hosking that report be received.
Chairmans 
Report
The Chairman, Mr (Colin) Macrae, 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 and Street Tree Planting, Lectures and Publicity in the Newsletter. Finally he thanked the Secretary and Committee members for their assistance throughout the year. 
Election of  
Office Bearers
The following Office Bearers were elected for the year ending 31st October 1962. 

President                  Mr (William) Leech 
Moved Mrs (Sheila) Ridland  seconded Mr (John) Carroll 

Vice President 
Mr (William) Elliott 
Moved Mr (Edward) Hassett  seconded Mr Scott 
Mr (Colin) Macrae 
Moved Mr (Colin) Macrae  seconded Mrs (Edith [Bea]) Hosking 
Mr (Colin) Macrae was elected Vice-President. 

Secretary                 Mrs Weate 
Moved Mr (Edward) Hassett   seconded Mrs (Susan) MacDougall 

Assistant Secretary  Mrs Rodger 
Moved Mr (Edith [Bea]) Hosking  seconded Mrs (Catherine) Carroll 

Treasurer                Mr Scott 
Moved Mrs (Susan Macdougall  seconded Mrs (Edith [Bea]) Hosking 

Committee  Messrs (John) Carroll         Mesdames (Catherine) Carroll 
                              (William) Elliott                         (Edith [Bea]) Hosking 
                              (Edward) Hassett                       (Susan) McDougall 
                              (Maurice) Wilson                      Synott 
                              Stephenson                                (Patricia) Sinclair 
                              Synott                                        (Sheila) Ridland 
                              Flood                                        Thomas 
                              Weate                                       Russell 
                                                                               Winter 

General Business Mr (John) Carroll moved a vote of thanks to the Chairman in appreciation of the work he had done throughout the year.

The meeting closed at 10 pm.

                                         W. (William) Leech

                                        A True Record

                                        Chairman

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