NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING TO BE HELD AT THE VILLAGE HALL, THE GREEN, CARDRONA ON SUNDAY, 5TH. MARCH, 2023 AT 16.00.
Welcome and introduction from the chairperson.
Reference to the challenges regarding the voting system as set out in the constitution
Apologies for absence.
Proxies to be announced
Minutes of the previous meeting held in the village hall on Tuesday, 29th. March, 2022 at 19.00.
Report from the board:
- Clock at the village hall
- Smart meter
- Cardrona Yard Sale
- Cardrona’s first Beltane Queen
- Christmas lights
- “Meet and Eat” in the village hall
- Summer fayre
- Support for the Ukrainians
- CVA Website
- Pathways and brushwood
Pamela Kennedy: Pamela, minister for the Church of Scotland for Innerleithen, Walkerburn and Traquair Church and Cardrona Connections, and also the manager of the “Meet and Eat” initiative, will say a few words about the plans for the initiative for the next few months.
Treasurer’s report for 2022 – details of the numbers.
Please see the accounts circulated for the financial year 2022.
Provisional budget for 2023/2024, including proposal on members’ subscriptions.
Please see the draft budget circulated for the financial year 2023.
- Vote on increase to the fees for the hire of the hall; and
- Vote on increase to the annual membership fee.
Election of board members, to hold office until the annual general meeting in 2024.
Any other business.
- Change to constitution: a show of hands to show members’ indicative approval to have the membership year from 1st. April to 31st. March of each year; and
- Call for new members for the board and volunteers
Close of meeting.
Current members of the board, (in alphabetical order):
Matthew Burnett, manager, membership
Isabelle Clements, manager, bookings and hall
Keith Donald, secretary
Jennifer Misak, chairperson
Ian Nimmo, treasurer
With the exception of Ian Nimmo, each of the members was appointed for the first time at the annual general meeting of the Association in 2022. Ian was appointed for the first time in 2020.
The board is always looking for support, whether on the board or as a volunteer offering to help from time to time. If you join the board, you will be able to add value not only to our community and but also to the fabric of the village as a whole.
We meet every six to eight weeks for a couple of hours, usually at the Macdonald Cardrona Hotel. Do put your hand up and come and join us!
Also, the annual general meeting is an opportunity for you to suggest ideas for the C.V.A. in the coming year. Please speak to us on the night, or send an e-mail or put a note on Facebook or on the new website when it is up and running.
Accompanying Documents: Draft Accounts 2022, Draft Budget 2023, Hall booking rates.
Printable version of Agenda click here.