NOTE MEMBERSHIP IS NOW CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO A CAPACITY
OF 175 BEING REACHED. YOU MAY HOWEVER ADD YOUR NAME & CONTACT DETAILS
TO OUR WAITING LIST AT :- firstname.lastname@example.org
AND WE WILL CONTACT YOU WHEN A VACANY ARISES.
may terminate membership of any member if:
Life Membership can be conferred on a member in recognition of exceptional
services to the Society. Such Membership must be agreed by the Committee
and put before the general membership for approval at the Annual General
Meeting. Honorary Life Members should not exceed 2% of the Society's membership.
3. 2 The
Committee may terminate membership of any member if: -
3.3 Honorary Life Membership can be conferred on a member in recognition of exceptional services to the Society. Such Membership must be agreed by the Committee and put before the general membership for approval at The Annual General Meeting. Honorary Life Members should not exceed 2% of the Society's membership.
4.2 (i) The
Committee shall consist of at least five and not more than ten members
(excluding those who are co-opted) including the principal officers (Chairman,
Vice Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer)
4.3 (i) Officers
may serve for a period of three years and other Committee members for
a period of one year. Retiring Officers and Committee members may stand
for re-election provided that no-one may hold the office of Chairman or
Vice-Chairman for more than three consecutive years without an intervening
period of at least one year, except that a retiring Vice-Chairman may
stand immediately for the post of Chairman.
4.4 (i) The
election of members of the Committee who will hold office for one year
shall be held by ballot at The Annual General Meeting. The election of
Officers serving three years shall take place at the appropriate Annual
4.5 (i) There
shall be no less than four Committee meetings a year.
5.2 At least twenty-one days notice shall be given in writing to all members.
5.3 A quorum shall be 20% of the paid up members.
5.4 The business
of the Annual General Meeting shall include: -
5.5 (i) A
special General Meeting of the Society may be convened at any time by
a resolution of the Committee or upon a requisition signed by one fifth
or more of the members stating the object of the meeting.
5.6 The Chairman of the Society shall be the Chairman of any Committee or General Meeting at which he/she is present. In his/her absence the members shall elect a Chairman for the meeting. The chairman of the meeting shall have a casting vote.
5.7 Accidental omission to give notice to any member shall not invalidate the proceedings of any General Meeting.
6.2 (i) The
Society shall have power to collect and accept donations and to issue
appeals for donations and to raise money by bequest and otherwise to further
the Object of the Society.
6.3 The financial year of The Sudbury History Society shall end on the 31st March in each year and not more than eight weeks later the Annual General Meeting shall be convened for the purpose of receiving the Annual Report and examined accounts.
6.4 The Committee may appoint employees either permanently or on a fixed term contract, who are not members of the Committee as may from time to time be necessary for carrying out the work of the Society and may fix their terms and conditions of employment.
6.5 All proper costs, charges and expenses incidental to the management of the Society may be defrayed from the funds of the Society.
6.6 The Treasurer shall keep accounts of all the monies received and expended on behalf of the Society and shall prepare and publish such accounts duly examined at the Annual General Meeting. All monetary transactions shall be made through properly authorised accounts in accordance with the directives of the Committee
6.7 No Committee member shall be chargeable or responsible for loss caused by anything or act done or omitted to be done by him/her or by any other Committee member, provided reasonable supervision be exercised over any such agent, or by reason of any mistake or omission made in good faith by any Committee member or by reason of any other matter or thing other than wilful and individual fraud or wrongdoing or wrongful omission on the part of the Committee member who is sought to be made liable.
ALTERATION TO THE CONSTITUTION
TUTORS AND LECTURERS
- Mr Barry Wall
Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 10am until 12noon in the Scout Headquarters at the Quay in Quay Lane Sudbury.
along to any meeting (except the December) and either pay the annual subscription
of £10 (those joining in the last 3 months of the year, the fee will
be adjusted), or attend as many adhoc meetings as you wish at a cost of
£2 per meeting until you decide you wish to become a full member
and pay the annual subscription.
By writing: to Barry Wall (Chairman) at: 1 Clees Hall Cottages, Alphamstone, Nr. Sudbury, CO8 5DZ
By telephone: 01787 227029