MINUTES OF THE 10TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE BEAUMARIS TREE PRESERVATION SOCIETY, HELD AT CORONET GROVE, BEAUMARIS, AT 8.25 PM. ON 19TH NOVEMBER 1962

Present The President, Mr. (William) Leech, in the chair. 
Mesdames (Edith [Bea]) Hosking, Thomas, (Catherine) Carroll, (Susan) McDougall and (Patricia) Sinclair 
Messrs Flood, Murrell, Scott, Synott, (Edward) Hassett, (John) Carroll & (William) Elliott
Apologies Mrs (Sheila) Ridland, Mrs Russell, Mrs. Synott, Mr (Colin) Macrae, Mr (Maurice) Wilson
Minutes of 
previous meeting
The minutes of the Annual General meeting held on 1/11/1962 were read. Proposed Mr. (Edward) Hassett seconded Mr. (William) Elliott 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 122-2-4. 
Moved Mr (John) Carroll seconded  Mr Flood.
Correspondence The following correspondence was read: 
Beaumaris Community Centre - Festival in March 
Beaumaris Football Club - Requesting financial assistance 
National Trust of Australia (Victoria) - Save the Dandenongs Appeal 
Mrs (Susan) Macdougall moved the correspondence be received, seconded Mrs (Edith [Bea]) Hosking
Chairmans 
Report
The Chairman, Mr (William) Leech, read his Annual Report as President of the Society. He outlined the society's activities of the year, which embraced the Foreshore, Gramatan Ave Reserve and Street Tree Planting and Publicity in the Newsletter. Finally he thanked the Secretary and Committee members for their assistance throughout the year. 
Moved Mr. Synott seconded Mr. Murrell that Presidents report be received.
Auditor Resolved that a letter be written to the Auditor, Mr (Rae) Sinclair, thanking him for his services regarding Audit.
Election of  
Office Bearers
The following Office Bearers were elected for the year ending 31st October 1962. 

President:                 Mr (William) Leech 
Moved Mrs (Edith [Bea]) Hosking  seconded Mrs Thomas 

Vice President:         Mr (William) Elliott 
Moved Mr (Edward) Hassett  seconded Mrs (Patricia) Sinclair 

Secretary:                 Mrs Weate 
Moved Mrs (Susan) Macdougall seconded Mr (William) Elliott 

Treasurer:                Mr Scott 
Moved Mrs (Edward) Hassett  seconded Mr Flood 

Auditor:                    Mr (Rae) Sinclair 
Moved Mr Scott seconded Mr (William) Elliott 

Committee:  Messrs (John) Carroll         Mesdames (Catherine) Carroll 
                               (Edward) Hassett                         (Edith [Bea]) Hosking 
                               (Maurice) Wilson                        (Patricia) Sinclair 
                               Flood                                           (Sheila) Ridland 
                               (Colin) Macrae                            Thomas 
                                                                                    Russell 
                                                                                    Winter 
                                                                                    Synott 
                                                                                    Rodger 
                                                                                    (Susan) McDougall 

Publicity Moved Mrs (Edith [Bea]) Hosking seconded Mrs Thomas that Mrs (Catherine) Carroll be Publicity Officer.
Beaumaris Festival Mr (Edward) Hassett reported on the Proposed Festival to be held March 2-9. Individual Societies are to report back to their Committees and whatever they propose doing will be passed on to the organising committee. 

Moved Mr (William) Elliott that we use models of houses and photographs to convey the message of Tree Preservation seconded Mr (Edward) Hassett. Mr (Edward) Hassett to be in charge of operations.

Save the 
Dandenongs 
Appeal
Moved Mr (William) Elliott seconded Mr (Edward) Hassett that we write a letter to The Herald enclosing a 5/5/- donation to the Appeal.
Next Meeting The next meeting to be held at 5 Coape Street, Cheltenham, on 3rd December 1962.

As there was no further business the meeting closed at 10.35 pm.

                                        A True Record

                           W. (William) Elliott         Chairman
 
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