Special Meeting 2019

Link: to the Minutes of the Meeting 17 January 2019


SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNTY ANTRIM YACHT CLUB TO BE HELD AT 8.00PM ON THURSDAY 17 JANUARY 2019

A Special meeting of the club has been called to propose amendments to the club’s rules/constitution. There are two changes to be considered as detailed on the agenda below.

SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNTY ANTRIM YACHT CLUB

THURSDAY 17 JANUARY 2019

AGENDA

Commodore’s Opening RemarksMotions

There are two motions to be proposed as follows:-

Motion 1
It is proposed to amend the title and wording of Rule 8 within the constitution from: –
Expulsion of Members
The General Committee shall have the power to expel or suspend any member by ballot at a special meeting of the General Committee. The majority necessary shall be at least in the proportion of 4:1. A member expelled or suspended shall forfeit all rights to or claims upon the Club, its property or funds. Prior to expulsion, a member shall have the right of appeal to a General Meeting of the Club. To be successful such an appeal must be upheld by at least two-thirds of those present and voting.

To: –
Expulsion or Suspension of Members
The General Committee expects all CAYC members to behave in a reasonable and honest manner at all times. In the event of a potentially disciplinary issue arising the RYA Code of Conduct will be consulted and action taken to investigate the matter fully. The General Committee shall have the power to expel or suspend any member by ballot at a special meeting of the General Committee. The majority necessary shall be at least in the proportion of 4:1. A member expelled or suspended shall forfeit all rights to or claims upon the Club, its property or funds. Prior to expulsion, a member shall have the right of appeal to a General Meeting of the Club. To be successful. such an appeal must be upheld by at least two-thirds of those present and voting. Alternatively, the General Committee shall have the right to impose a range of sanctions, short of expulsion or suspension, to promote a harmonious club environment.

Motion 2
It is proposed to amend the wording of Rule 10 (f) within the constitution from: –
A minimum of six ordinary members of the General Committee be elected for a period of one year

To: –
A maximum of six ordinary members of the General Committee be elected for a period of one year

Any Other business