MINUTES OF THE 12TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE BEAUMARIS TREE PRESERVATION SOCIETY HELD AT BEAUMARIS COMMUNITY CENTRE AT 8:30 PM ON 16TH NOVEMBER 1964
Present The Vice-President Mr (Colin) Macrae in the chair 
Messrs Edwards                             Mesdames   (Catherine) Carroll 
            (John) Carroll                                         (Edith [Bea]) Hosking 
            Flood                                                      (Susan) McDougall 
            Scott                                                       (Patricia) Sinclair 
            (William) Leech                                     (Sheila) Ridland 
                                                                           Thomas 
                                                                           Weate
Apologies Mrs (Anne) Forbes
Minutes The minutes of the previous meeting were read and received.  
Moved Mrs (Patricia) Sinclair Seconded Mr Flood
Business 
Arising 
from 
Minutes
nil
Correspondence The following correspondence was read: 
Bereavement Thank You Card - E.E. Baker 
City of Sandringham - Office Bearers 
Beaumaris Senior Citizens - Notification of Exhibition of Family Treasures 
10th Sandringham Boy Scouts - Thank you for donations of trees 
Parents & Citizens Assoc.: Requesting Society to publish article in "newsletter" re destruction of native trees at Community Centre & High School 
City of Sandringham Requesting support for Red Cross Appeal 
Ferny Creek Hort. Society Invitation to Rhodo. Festival 
Sand. & Dist. Memorial Hosp. Requesting our support for Festival in February 
Field Naturalists Club of Vic. acknowledging invitation to Plant Show 
Moved Mr Flood Seconded Mrs (Catherine) Carroll that correspondence be received. 

Resolved that letter be written to Mayor of Sandringham advising him that Red Cross Appeal outside our field of activities but members may assist individually. 

Resolved that letter be written to Community Centre Committee requesting their support in letter to Council protesting at unnecessary destruction of tea tree at Community Centre. 

Also letter be written to Chief Secretary requesting Gum trees on Police Station land in Agnes Street, Beaumaris, be preserved. 

Moved Mrs Thomas Seconded Mrs (Susan) McDougall

Treasurer's 
Report
The Treasurer presented a statement of Receipts & Expenditure for the year showing a Credit Balance of 137/18/10. 
Moved Mrs Sue MacDougall Seconded Mrs (Patricia) Sinclair 
The Plant Show realised a profit of 10/18/10 
 
Chairman's 
Report
Mr (Colin) Macrae read the President's Report. He outlined the Society's activities which were concentrated on the Plant Show. This proved very successful in the Community Centre with more space for display and better facilities for the workers and nurserymen, the Foreshore and Gramatan Avenue Sanctuary. Mr (Colin) Macrae thanked the Secretary and members for their support throughout the year. 
 
Election 
of Office 
Bearers
President Mr (William) Leech  Moved Mr (John) Carroll     Seconded Mr Flood 
Vice-Pres. Mr (Colin) Macrae Moved Mrs Weate                Seconded Mr (William) Leech 
Secretary Mrs Weate               Moved Mrs (Sheila) Ridland Seconded Mrs (Catherine) Carroll 
Treasurer Mr Scott                  Moved Mrs Thomas              Seconded Mrs (Edith [Bea]) Hosking
General 
Business
Mrs (Sheila) Ridland moved a motion that Committee consist of President, Secretary, Treasurer & Vice-President and that regular meetings be open to anyone who may be interested. Meetings to be held every two months in the Community Centre. Seconded Mrs (Susan) McDougall
Publicity Mr Flood offered to cover Publicity for coming year.
Meetings Meetings in 1965 to be February 8th, April 12th, June 14th, August 9th & Annual Meeting Nov. 8th 

Mrs (Edith [Bea]) Hosking suggested we all think of some ideas for 1965 to revive interest in preserving the trees left in Beaumaris. 

As there was no further business the meeting closed at 10 p.m.

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