The meeting was chaired by C Harrison with 18 members present Jane L Eyre, Wendy Akers, J Akers J L Akers
F R Perraudin,R Laughlin, J Seed, A Harper, C Marsh
S Knowles, J Earnshaw, J C Hardman, WD Tear
D Guest, P Emmett, J N Gibson, H Jackson, K N Eyre Hon Sec
Minutes of 145th AGM were read and approved.
Annual Reports The balance sheet had been sent to members a few days before the meeting
for a The Secretary gave a short explanation of the balance sheet also reported that this year that it had been very quite as for as the society the membership had risen by 8 members. the chairman thanked the Secretary for the reports this was seconded by S Knowles.
Election of Officers.
Patrons Rory McEwan J M Perkin
President The Marquiss of Hartington
Vice Presidents J Akers, H V Calvert, Lord C of C
P Emmett, N H Eyre, G W Gray, J C Hardman
C Harrison, ALR Hunter, S Knowles, Mrs Harkham, Miss D B Snape, J Taylor, W D Tear
E Worthington, Mrs H White.
Chairman J C Hardman
Hon Sec K N Eyre
Tres J L Akers
Auditors J C Hardman C Harrison
A.O.B. J.L. Akers proposed that prize money should be given for Class 8 Needham Memorial Cup for a stand of 12 Rectified English Tulips (all dissimilar) second by J Akers After a brief discussion WD Tear. proposed amendment that this year it should remain
the as in previouse years. second by J Hardman
a vote was taken and the amendment carried.
C Harrison proposed that the prize money at the annual show should be increased. The meeting then discussed that 50% increase was in order. this was second by D Guest
J N Gibson proposed that a vote of thanks to the out going chairman for all the hard efforts he as done over the past 4/5 years. Mr Harrison thanked the members for their support over the years he had been chairman.
WD Tear asked if it wsa time to
XXX award a gold medal again. members felt that the cost of a medal would be too costly but will review the matter at a latter date.
S Knowles asked if the members of the society had any thought on having an emblem or badge of the society in the form of a tulip
The cost of the DIE CASTING £42.00 + VAT at 15% Add a charge of 45p per badge for 250 lots with the
2 colours and gilting. The
members meeting discussed the matter and the cost of 1 badge would work out at a 80p each. the matter was left over.
The meeting Closed at 8.25pm followed by another meeting
* J Seed Proposed that the Honoraria should be increased.
for agreed to increased the secretary to £10.
Treasurer asked that
the £3 to remain. This was carried.