IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MEMBERS

EDEN FISHERMAN’S RECREATION CLUB 
217 IMLAY STREET

TEMPORARY CLOSURE DUE TO POWER DISRUPTION

TUESDAY 22ND AUGUST 9AM – 3.30PM

Management advise that  Essential Energy will be conducted a Planned power outage  in Imlay Street  on Tuesday 22nd August.

As a result of this unavoidable works, Management advise that the Recreation Club’s main premises located at 215 -217 Imlay Street will be closed during these times.

We apologise for any inconvenience during this time.

A.Terry
CEO

EDEN FISHERMEN’S RECREATION CLUB LIMITED – ABN 43 000 071 125

NOTICE OF 2017 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

CHANGED DATE ARRANGEMENTS

The Club wishes to advise Members that due to administrative oversight in the transition from the former Articles of Association to new Club Constitution which came into effect on June 29th of this year, not all registered members received Notice of Annual General Meeting within the required timeframes as required by the Corporations Act 2001.

To accommodate this requirement in accordance with the Corporations Act 2001, the Annual General Meeting of the Eden Fishermen’s Recreation Club Limited will now be conducted at the Clubhouse, 217 Imlay Street, Eden on Sunday September 17, 2017 commencing at 10.00am.

The business of the Annual General Meeting shall be as follows:

  1. To confirm the minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting held on 28 August 2016.
  2. To confirm minutes General Meeting conducted on June 28th 2017.
  3. To receive and consider the Directors’ Report and Directors’ Declaration.
  4. To receive and consider the financial statements and the Independent Audit Report to the members.
  5. To pass the following ordinary resolutions:

FIRST RESOLUTION:

That pursuant to the Registered Clubs Act:

    1. The Members hereby approve and agree to expenditure by the Club of  a  sum  not exceeding $15,000 until the next Annual General Meeting of the Club for the following activities  of Directors:
      1. The reasonable cost of a meal and beverage for each Director immediately after a Board or Committee meeting where the meeting corresponds with a normal  meal time.
      2. Reasonable expenses incurred by Directors in relation to such duties including the entertainment of special guests to the Club and other promotional activities performed by Directors which activities and the expenses there from are approved by the Board before payment is made on production of receipts, invoices or other documentary evidence  of such expenditure.
      3. Reasonable expenditure on food and beverages for Directors  and their spouses on  one dinner per year and other functions where appropriate and required to represent the Club.
    2. The Members acknowledge that the benefits in paragraph (a) above are not available to members generally but only for those who are Directors of the Club.

SECOND RESOLUTION:

That pursuant to the Registered Clubs Act:

  1. The Members hereby approve and agree to expenditure by the Club of a  sum  not exceeding $20,000 for the professional development and education of Directors until the next  Annual General  Meeting of the Club and being:
    1. The reasonable cost of Directors  attending the Clubs NSW  Annual General  Meeting.
    2. The reasonable cost of Directors attending seminars, lectures,  trade  displays  and other similar  events  as may be determined  by the Board from time to time.
    3. The reasonable cost of Directors attending other Registered Clubs or similar types of business for the purpose of observing their facilities and methods of  operation  provided such attendances are approved by the Board as being necessary for the betterment  of the Club.
    4. Attendance at Functions with spouses where appropriate,  and required  to represent the Club.
  2. The Members acknowledge that the benefits in paragraph (a) above are not available to Members generally but only to those who are Directors of the Club and those Members directly  involved in the above activities.

Explanatory notes to members

These notes are to be read in conjunction with the proposed Resolutions.

  1. The purpose of the first Resolution is to meet the disclosure requirements of the Registered Clubs Act. It relates to expenditure shown in the Club’s Annual Accounts in previous years approved by the members when the annual accounts have been adopted.  The adoption of this Resolution by members will confirm and set an upper limit on the amount to be expended, and will meet the disclosure requirements of the Registered Clubs Act 1976 (NSW).
  2. The purpose of the second Resolution is again to meet the disclosure requirements of the Registered Clubs Act. It relates to expenditure by the Club for the professional development and education of Directors, as well as ensuring the Directors keep up to date with current Club Industry development, and that the Club is represented by selected Directors at the various meetings of Associations of which the Club is a member. The adoption of this Resolution by members will confirm and set an upper limit to be expended and meet the disclosure requirements of the Registered Clubs Act 1976 (NSW).
  3. General Business.
  • To receive and consider any motion/s put forward by the Members in accord with the Constitution and at the discretion of the Chairman.
  • To conduct any general business considered appropriate and at the discretion of the Chairman.
  1. To declare elected three (3) directors, Mrs B Buckland, Mr A Chomatek and D. Spalding who retire by rotation, in accordance with the Constitution.

By order of the Board of Directors.

Andrew Michael Terry
Secretary Manager
Eden Fishermen’s Recreation Club Ltd