Notices

NOTICE OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

 

NOTICE is hereby given that the Forty-third Annual General Meeting of the members of the Bowlers’ Club of New South Wales Limited will be held at the Registered Office, 95-99 York Street, Sydney on Thursday 24 September 2015, commencing at 6.00pm.

AGENDA

  1. Apologies
  2. To receive and confirm the minutes of the Forty-second Annual General Meeting held on Thursday 18 September 2014.
  3. To receive and consider the Directors Reports to members and the Annual Report of the Board of Directors for the year ended 31 May 2015.
  4. To receive and consider the financial report, including Statement of Profit or Loss and Other Comprehensive Income, Statement of Financial Position, Statement of Cash Flows and the Auditor’s report for the year ended 31 May 2015.
  5. To declare the result of the election of Directors to hold office in accordance with Article 26.3 (4)
  6. To consider and if thought fit pass the following Ordinary Resolutions:

FIRST ORDINARY RESOULTION

That pursuant to Section 10 (6) (b) of the Registered Clubs Act 1976, the members hereby approve the following honorarium for Directors of the Club for their services as Directors of the Club until the Annual General Meeting in the year 2016:

a)The President of the Club to be paid an honorarium of $15,000 inclusive of Superannuation Guarantee;

b)The Deputy Chairperson of the Club to be paid an honorarium of $10,000 inclusive of Superannuation Guarantee;

c)Each of the five ordinary Directors of the Club to be paid an honorarium of $7,500 inclusive of Superannuation Guarantee;

  1. To consider and if thought fit pass the following Ordinary Resolution:

SECOND ORDINARY RESOLUTION

That pursuant to Section 10 (6) (a) and Section 10 (6) (d) of the Registered Clubs Act 1976, the members hereby approve the following benefits for Directors until the Annual General Meeting in 2016:

a)The provision of reasonable refreshments and light supper for Directors at Board Meetings;

b)The provision of two dinners per annum for the Board of Directors and invited guests of the Board of Directors;

c)The reasonable cost of Directors and their partners attending the Annual General Meeting of ClubsNSW (Registered Clubs Association) and Club Managers Association of Australia provided such attendances are approved by the Board as being necessary for the betterment of the Club;

d)The reasonable cost of Directors and their partners attending any community or charity function as the representatives of the Club and authorised by the Board to do so;

e)The reasonable costs of Directors attending Regional ClubsNSW (Registered Clubs Association) meetings, trade displays, seminars and other similar events as approved by the Board as being necessary for the betterment of the Club;

f)The reasonable costs of Directors attending other registered clubs for the purposes of viewing or assessing their facilities and their methods of operations provided such attendances are approved by the Board as being necessary for the betterment of the Club;

g)The reasonable travel costs of Directors attending Board and other meetings of Directors and any incidental accommodation expenses;

Provided that all such costs and expenses are also approved by a current resolution of the Board, and the total cost to the Club of the items referred to does not exceed $55,000.

  1. To consider and if thought fit pass the following Ordinary Resolution:

THIRD ORDINARY RESOLUTION

That the members hereby approve the expenditure by the Club of a sum not exceeding $60,000 for the cost of Directors attending seminars and trade shows outside of Australia provided that such attendance of any Director has been first approved by a current resolution of the Board as being of substantial benefit to the interests of the Club and the cost of such attendance is in the opinion of the Board reasonable.

  1.   To deal with any other general business of which at least twenty one (21) days notice prior to the Annual General Meeting shall have been given in writing to the Chief       Executive Officer.

Dated:  24 July 2015
By direction of the Board

Rocky Massaria ACCM JP  
Chief Executive Officer

 

BALLOT FOR DIRECTORS

Nominations for the Board of Directors close with the Chief Executive Officer of the Company at 6.00pm on Thursday 3 September 2015.

The Ballot for Directors, if necessary, will be conducted at the Club premises and will be open from 11.30am till 6.00pm on Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 September 2015.

Nomination forms are available at the Club’s office (see Article 27).

Dated:  24 July 2015
By direction of the Board

Rocky Massaria ACCM JP     
Chief Executive Officer