MINUTES OF THE 11TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE BEAUMARIS TREE PRESERVATION SOCIETY HELD AT BEAUMARIS COMMUNITY CENTRE AT 8:20 PM ON 2ND DECEMBER 1963
Present The Vice-President Mr (William) Elliott in the chair in the absence of Mr (William) Leech who was unable to be present. 
Messrs (Edward) Hassett, Wilson, Scott, Dyer, Macleod, (John) Carroll, Flood & Synnot 
Mesdames (Edith [Bea]) Hosking, (Catherine) Carroll, (Sheila) Ridland, Hassett, (Patricia) Sinclair & Scott 
 
Apologies Mr (Colin) Macrae, Mr Murrell, Mr (William) Leech, Mr Stephenson 
 
Minutes The minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting were read and received. Moved Mrs (Edith [Bea]) Hosking  
Secd. Mr (Edward) Hassett 
 
Treasurer's 
Report
The Treasurer presented a statement of Receipts & Expenditure for the year showing a Cr Balance of 136/-/8 
Moved Mr Hassell Seconded Mr Wilson 
 
Correspondence The following correspondence was read and received: 
David G Stead Memorial Wild Life Research Foundation of Australia - requesting support in distributing literature and publicise their aims. 
Wild Life Preservation Society of Queensland requesting articles for publication in their magazine "Wildlife" 
Moved Mrs (Sheila) Ridland Seconded Mrs (Patricia) Sinclair 
 
Chairman's 
Report
Mr (William) Elliott read the President's Annual Report. He outlined the Society's activities for the year which embraced the Foreshore and Gramatan Avenue Sanctuary. Finally he thanked the Secretary and Committee members for their assistance during the year. 
 
Election 
of Office 
Bearers
President Mr (Colin) Macrae                                              
proposed Mrs (Edith [Bea]) Hosking 
                                        seconded Mr (Maurice) Wilson 
Vice Presidents: Mr (William) Leech  Mr (William) Elliott     
Moved Mr (Edward) Hassett 
                                                    seconded Mr (John) Carroll 
Secretary - Mrs Weate               
proposed Mr Scott                                                                     seconded Mr (Maurice) Wilson
 
Treasurer: Mr Scott                                                             
proposed Mr (Edward) Hassett                                            seconded Mr (Maurice) Wilson
 

Committee members: 
Moved Mr (Edith [Bea]) Hosking seconded Mrs Hassett that existing members be re-elected for coming year. 

Messrs (John) Carroll                                           Mesdames  Synott 
            (Edward) Hassett                                                         (Catherine) Carroll 
            (Maurice) Wilson                                                        (Edith [Bea]) Hosking 
            Flood                                                                           (Patricia) Sinclair 
            (William) Leech                                                           (Sheila) Ridland 
            Thomas                                                                        Rodger 
                                                                                                (Susan) McDougall 

Mrs (Patricia) Sinclair nominated as Auditor for the coming year. 
Mr Flood nominated Publicity Officer. 
 

General 
Business
Resolved that letter be written to David G Stead Memorial Wild Life Research Foundation of Australia informing them of our interest and requesting more leaflets for distribution and our endeavour to publicize their aims locally. 
Moved Mr (Edward) Hassett seconded Mrs (Catherine) Carroll that we hold Committee meetings in the Community Centre in 1964. 
 
Plant Show Moved Mr (Maurice) Wilson that we hold a Plant Show in October 1964. Seconded Mr Flood. 
 
Next 
meeting
The next meeting to be held at the Community Centre on 3rd February. 

As there was no further business the meeting closed at 9:15. 

Films on WA by courtesy of the West Australian Tourist Bureau were screened by Mr Macleod of the Beaumaris Film Society, and enjoyed by all. 
 

 
A True Record
C. (Colin) Macrae Chairman
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