22/06/16 12:35hrs – NOTE UPDATE: Item 4 – Members Proposals – Constitution. A PDF has been added, please view by clicking on the link and printing off, additions/updates are in red – ADMIN SH
CLEVELAND CHESS ASSOCIATION
Annual General Meeting
To be held in St Mary’s Church Hall, (corner of) Green Lane/St Mary’s Walk, Middlesbrough
at 7.15 p.m. on Wednesday, 13th July 2016
MINUTES of the:
AGM held on 15/7/15 (published 5/9/15 on website) to the extent not approved at the general meeting below); and
EGM held on 20/11/15 (published as amended on website 11/1/16).
Prizes to be awarded to the following: –
A Division champions: Redcar A
B Division champions: Darlington C
C Division champions: Middlesbrough C
Tom Wise K/O Cup winners: Redcar A
Jeremy Burnett Plate winners: Middlesbrough Rooks
Individual open joint champions: N Tavoularis, J Allinson & R Hall (£50/3 each)
Individual minor (u145) champion: P Ridsdale (£50)
Grading prizes: (u165) R Stather and (u120) M Hardy (£25 each)
- MEMBERS’ PROPOSALS
Constitution : ADDENDUM TO AGENDA (ITEM 4.1-3) CLICK HERE TO VEIW PDF
4.1 J Allinson, M Hardman, R Moore, P Ridsdale and R Stather:
That the Association makes provision for the creation of a fund for the promotion of the objects of the Association, and comprised of certain cash donated (if any) by Members and/or third parties from time to time to the Association for this purpose.
4.2 J Allinson, M Hardman, R Moore, P Ridsdale and R Stather:
That the draft amendments to the Constitution shown in agenda paper ‘CCA Constitution 2016’, under which provision is made for the creation of an ‘Association Fund’ for the promotion of the objects of the Association, be passed.
[NOTE from Secretary: the agenda paper referred to was submitted in a different format from that used for this document and will be added as an addendum. Any colouring of the text or underlining thereof may not be reproduced successfully.]
4.3 R Moore and R Stather:
That, in the event of resolution 4.2 being passed, a ‘Fund
Manager’ be elected. Nomination is Julian Allinson.
4.4 B Whitaker:
That the secretary shall publish details of proposals on the Association’s website, pertaining to any general meeting of the Association, within 48 hours of being received by him from any member of the Association.
4.5 B Ellis:
That the email addresses of all members be available to all club secretaries within the CCA unless individual members opt out. The list should identify members having no email address.
4.6 B Ellis:
That any decision taken at AGM will be rescinded if 75% of the membership wishes it. The notice to rescind will be proposed at an EGM. Club secretaries may submit votes on behalf of members who are not in attendance at the EGM.
4.7 B Ellis:
That the CCA AGM be held during the “chess year”. A separate presentation night can be held for prize giving.
4.8 P Mitcheson:
That the Constitution be amended to remove all references to the remittance of grading fees or the like to the E.C.F. etc.
4.9 P Mitcheson:
4.9.1 That the Association substitute cash for the usual plastic trophies etc. and that such prizes be awarded to the clubs represented by the teams winning each division of the league and both K/O Cup competitions (the appropriate engraving of the permanent trophies being continued); and (if so passed),
4.9.2 That the winners’ prize money be set at £75 for the A Division; £50 for the B Division; £25 for the C Division; £50 for the K/O Cup; and £25 for the J.B. Plate.
4.10 P Mitcheson: That the Association terminate its membership of the N.C.C.U. (costing £75 per annum).
4.11 E Lazenby:
4.11.1 That any member of the association who, through any form of social media, is insulting, offensive or deeming of an officer(s) of the CCA should be formally warned about his/her behaviour and if such behaviour continues will be dealt with in accordance with the Constitution.
4.11.2 That sanctions should also apply to a club that allows its name to be used on social media as an outlet for one or more of its members to express insulting, offensive or deeming comments about officers of the Association.
4.12 R Pallister: That when a division comprises 7 teams, the number of matches played should
be increased from 12 to 18 by playing an extra round of matches.
4.13 D Baillie: (on behalf D Edmunds) That rule 7.4.7 be amended by removing the words, “if their grade is 10 points or less above the lowest graded player eligible for that team.”
- ELECTION OF OFFICERS AND NON-EXECUTIVE OFFICERS:
Chairman: D Baillie standing
Secretary: P Mitcheson standing
Match Organiser: D Edmunds standing
President: R Stather standing
Individual Competition Organiser:
- ANY OTHER BUSINESS