MINUTES OF THE 26TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE BEAUMARIS CONSERVATION SOCIETY 
HELD AT 149 DALGETTY ROAD, BEAUMARIS, AT 8 PM ON 20TH SEPTEMBER 1978
 
Present: P. (Paul) Weir (Chairman), K. (Keith) Tarrant, G. (Geoffrey) Goode, B. (Barbara) Cook, J. (June) Stewart,  J. (John) Messer, W. (William) Johnston, A. (Alison) Johnston, K. (Katherine) Weir, K. (Kenneth) Rendell, D. Cook, A. (Alan) Cook 
 
Apologies: B. (Bea) Hosking, J. (Jill) Rendell, L. (Laurence) Bottomley, T. (Therese) Bottomley 
 
Minutes: Resolved (G. (Geoffrey) Goode/ K. (Keith) Tarrant) that the minutes of the 25th A.G.M. be confirmed. 
 
Constitution: The following amendments to the Constitution were carried unanimously: 

Resolved ( [Geoffrey] Goode/[June] Stewart) that the last sentence of Clause 4 be amended to read 'The quorum at a general meeting shall be five members or one half of the membership whichever is the less.' 

Resolved ([Geoffrey] Goode/[June] Stewart) that a further sentence be added to Clause 6 to read 'The quorum at a Committee meeting shall be three Committee members or one half of the Committee members whichever is the less.' 

Resolved ([Geoffrey] Goode/[Kenneth] Rendell) that Clause 9 be amended to read 'This Constitution may not be amended except by a majority vote at a postal ballot of members or at a general meeting of which four weeks' notice in writing has been sent to members.' 
 

Hon. Treasurer's Report: Resolved ([Paul] Weir/[Keith] Tarrant ) that the Hon. Treasurer's Report be adopted. (See below.) 
 
President's Report: Resolved ([Geoffrey] Goode/[Keith] Tarrant) that the President's report be accepted. (See attachment below.) 
 
Election of

Committee:

The following were elected:  

President: P. (Paul) Weir 
Vice-President: J. (John) Messer 
Hon. Secretary: G. (Geoffrey) Goode 
Hon. Treasurer: B. (Barbara) Cook 
 

Heathland Sanctuary: Resolved ([Keith] Tarrant/Cook) that this 26th AGM of the Beaumaris Conservation Society endorse the decision of the Executive to take action in removing coastal tea tree from the Gramatan Avenue Reserve on the advice of Dr Jim Willis. 
 
Reserve Road: Resolved ([Geoffrey] Goode/[June] Stewart) that the Society write to Sandringham Council asking it to effect a natural style of planting of indigenous species using the whole width or part of the width of the road verge along the Golf Links frontage of Reserve and Cheltenham Roads south of the Municipal Golf Links. 
 
Sandringham Seven Eleven Shop: Resolved (J. (June) Stewart/ K. (Keith) Tarrant) that this Society supports the objection being lodged by G.Goode against the appeal over Sandringham Council's decision to disallow the proposed redevelopment of the Sandringham Kentucky Fried Chicken shop. 
 
  Confirming Chairman   R.P. Weir   Date 21/9/1979
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