[ProgSoc] 2 "A"GMs? (Re: ProgSoc AGM 2015 -- 14th October)

Tomislav Bozic tomchristmas at progsoc.org
Mon Oct 5 23:08:03 AEDT 2015


Section 5.1.3. and 5.1.3.1. of the Constitution[1] should answer your
question.

Tom

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[1] http://progsoc.org/wiki?title=Constitution&oldid=5420

> I can certainly see the rationale for operating in line with the Union's
> norms, but would have thought this would mean simply moving _*next*_
> year's AGM (and subsequent ones) to October. Why hold a second one this
> year?
>
> - Raz
>
>
>
> On 10/05/2015 07:50 PM, Tomislav Bozic wrote:
>> Hi Raz,
>>
>> At the first AGM in March, we voted to move AGMs to October to be in
>> line
>> with other clubs at UTS. Hence the second meeting this year.
>>
>> Because of the change, we will only be having two "A"GMs this year. Next
>> year, we will revert to just one actual - "annual" - meeting, although
>> it
>> will take place in October, not March, as in previous years.
>>
>> I know it's not exactly the most precise use of the terminology "annual
>> general meeting", nonetheless, it best describes the activities that
>> will
>> be carried out at that meeting in a succinct manner.
>>
>> Tom
>>
>> P.S. There were *two* AGMs in 1997, BTW -- you were there ;)
>>
>>> I meant to ask earlier: much as I admire the enthusiasm evidenced by
>>> holding more frequent meetings, an AGM happens - by definition - once a
>>> year. For folks who may have missed the detail: why are we having a
>>> second one?
>>>
>>> - Raz
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 09/29/2015 03:08 PM, Carlin Rookes wrote:
>>>> AGM Update
>>>>
>>>> As the agenda has already been distributed, we will simply state this
>>>> during the meeting and record no actions.
>>>>
>>>> Also please forward all nominations and proxies to
>>>> progsocsecretary at gmail.com <mailto:progsocsecretary at gmail.com> to
>>>> avoid spamming the mailing list. A list of nominations will be
>>>> compiled and published as necessary. Toms nominations have been noted,
>>>> however any future nomination must be sent directly to the secretary.
>>>>
>>>> Cheers
>>>> Carlin
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> On 29 Sep 2015, at 2:57 pm, Roland Turner <roland at rolandturner.com
>>>>> <mailto:roland at rolandturner.com>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> In that case, they should perhaps be removed from the AGM agenda.
>>>>>
>>>>> (Noting the other part of 8.2 "Notice of motions concerning any such
>>>>> amendments shall be lodged with the Secretary at least twenty-one
>>>>> (21) days prior to the date of such meeting" meaning that it's too
>>>>> late to lodge constitutional amendment motions for a meeting that's
>>>>> only 15 days away, consequently no constitutional amendment motions
>>>>> can be put at the meeting.)
>>>>>
>>>>> - Roland
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 09/29/2015 12:50 PM, Carlin Rookes wrote:
>>>>>> There have been no proposed amendments received.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 29 Sep 2015, at 2:48 pm, Roland Turner <roland at rolandturner.com>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I'd suggest sharing the text of any proposed constitutional
>>>>>>> amendments (item 4) fairly promptly. Note in particular clause 8.2
>>>>>>> <http://www.progsoc.uts.edu.au/wiki/Constitution#8.2_Amendment_Notice>:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> ... at least seven (7) days notice shall be given of such proposed
>>>>>>>> amendments to every member ...
>>>>>>> That's explicit: a post on a notice board or a reading at the
>>>>>>> meeting is not sufficient by itself.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> - Raz
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 09/29/2015 12:43 PM, Tomislav Bozic wrote:
>>>>>>>> Sent on behalf of the Secretary...
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> ---
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hi everyone,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> It's that time of year again, and UTS ProgSoc will be holding
>>>>>>>> elections
>>>>>>>> and other general business at our Annual General Meeting.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Date: 14th October 2015
>>>>>>>> Time: 6pm
>>>>>>>> Location: UTS Loft
>>>>>>>> For executive nominations, please email name + position to
>>>>>>>> progsoc at progsoc.org  .
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> AGENDA:
>>>>>>>> 1. Apologies
>>>>>>>> 2. Reading of the Minutes
>>>>>>>> 3. Executive Reports
>>>>>>>> 4. Constitution Amendments
>>>>>>>> 5. Elections
>>>>>>>> 6. General business / unscheduled business
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Kind regards,
>>>>>>>> Nicholas Kobal
>>>>>>>> ProgSoc Secretary
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
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