Transition Belper: Annual General Meeting 2022

Transition Belper: Annual General Meeting 2022

It’s time once again for Transition Belper’s Annual General Meeting.

We’re inviting all members to attend our 2022 AGM and have their say about the direction Transition Belper will take moving forwards.

When: Wednesday 13th July 2022

Location: Strutts Strutts Centre, Derby Road, Belper DE56 1UU

Time: Opens 7pm. AGM Starts 7.15pm.

What will happen: Members will be able to take an active part in the AGM by nominating and electing next year’s trustees and approving its resolutions.

Would you like to be a TB trustee?

At this meeting, two of our trustees will be stepping down, so we are keen to find people to replace them as well as expanding the board even further.

By becoming a trustee, you will have the opportunity, not only to work with an inspiring, friendly team but you will help to make decisions about the way that Transition Belper goes about its work. If you’re passionate about making Belper a greener place to live, work and play, and you feel you may be able to contribute to some or all of the following aspects, then please consider being nominated! – the sustainability of Transition Belper, income generation, dispersal of funds, membership liaison, project liaison, organisational structure, conflict resolution/working in groups, strategic planning and big picture thinking about the group’s future direction.

The agenda is as follows:

  1.   Welcome
  2.   Apologies
  3.   Introductions
  4.   Approval of last year’s minutes
  5.   Chair’s Report (summary of the year)
  6.   Treasurer’s Report
  7.   Nomination and Election of Trustees
  8.   Proposal That TB Applies To Become A Community Interest Company
  9. Any Other Business

Your voice counts

It is important that we have as many members at the meeting as possible. We need at least 15 to be quorate, so please attend if you can (or nominate a proxy).

Please note that, under section 324 of the Companies Act 2006 and article 22 of the Articles of Association, all members have the right to appoint a proxy who can represent them at the meeting.

If any member wants to:

  • Add an item to the agenda
  • Put themselves forward as a trustee or wishes to nominate another member for the post of trustee
  • Exercise their right to appoint a proxy to attend the AGM on their behalf

Please contact us before the AGM via email at: info@transitionbelper.org

Your membership

If you want to vote you need to join or renew your membership and be fully paid up before the formal business of the AGM starts. We have a brand new sign up system, so it is very straight forward to do via our website with an online credit or debit card payment. To renew please visit: www.transitionbelper.org/get-involved/membership/  Our new membership system includes auto-renewal, so you never need forget to sign up again!

The social

After the formal business is taken care of, there will be an opportunity to mingle and meet other members with some drinks and nibbles.

We look forward to seeing you at the AGM.

For a list of the current trustees please see below.

Management Board:

  • Co-Chair – Cherry Anderson
  • Co-Chair – Tony Webster
  • Treasurer – Layla Marshall
  • Membership Secretary – Richard Bett
  • Trustee – Kendal Greaves
  • Trustee – Ed Sills
  • Secretary –  Vacant post

(Cherry Anderson and Tony Webster will be standing down as Trustees at this AGM)

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