Present - Mike Beament, Chris Bunning, Gerry Robinson, Gerry McGuffie, John Stembridge, Richard Latham
Apologies - Rhod James, Steve Stoner
1. Minutes of last Meeting (9th November 2004)
The Minutes were approved and there were no matters arising.
2. 2004 End Of Season Social GR reported that 18 places had been booked at the Blue Elephant Restaurant in Fulham for Friday 28 January (note final number was 24). GR will investigate the Fiesta Havana as a continuation venue.
GM reviewed the current applications. Peter Paul Kimman and Pearse Elder having been approved subject to provision of paperwork and dues at the last meeting, have now sent in their applications. Upon making payment, they will be members.
Paperwork has also been received from Steve Thomson and Gary McCarthy, both former members. Approval was granted to both subject to payment of the dues.
Andy Phillips' resignation was noted. GR will write to him and enclose cheque to clear down his account.
CB reported the following: Cash in bank: £7180 of which £6920 is on deposit. After deducting members' advances, Society Funds are £4500 Of this, £3000 is allocated to the 2007 Tour.
The 2005 subscription and deposit were reviewed. It was agreed that the following will apply:
Annual subscription: £70 (has been £65 since January 2001)
Upfront events deposit: £90 (@£10 per event, no change)
New member joining fee: £10 (no change).
RL summarised the current position for 2005:
|Wednesday 23rd March||West Byfleet|
|Thursday 21st April||Mill Ride (Ascot)|
|Friday 20th May||Lingfield|
|10th to 12th June||Dorset Tour|
|Saturday 25th June||Worplesdon (tbc)|
|Saturday 16th July||Seaford Head|
|Friday 12th August||Richmond|
|9th to 11th September||Cornwall (Launceston and St Mellion booked, Sunday venue yet to be arranged)|
|Wednesday 28th September||Wimbledon Common (AGM)|
|October||Bushey Hall (tbc)|
|Saturday 12th November||Pine Ridge|
MB will resolve the outstanding matters with regard to the handicap adjustment system.
1 February 2005