Annual General Meeting 2019

Notice of Annual General Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting of Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society will be held at the Society’s meeting room at Swinton Bottom Club (formerly Swinton Working Men's Club), Swinton, Mexborough, at 19:45 on Thursday, 1 August 2019 to transact the following business.

1. Minutes of the previous meeting Minutes of the previous General Meeting to be agreed and matters arising.

2. Correspondence To consider correspondence received or sent

3. Annual Report and Statement of Accounts Presentation of the Society’s Annual Report and Statement of Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2019.

4. Question & Answer Session There will be an opportunity to raise questions arising from the Annual Report or other questions relating to the management and administration of the Society.

5. Proposed resolutions To consider a resolution to set the 2020/21 subscription rate to £88 per annum full rate and £68 per annum concession rate.

In accordance with the Rules of Membership members wishing to submit proposals or amendments for consideration at the Annual General Meeting must do so in writing to the Secretary at least 21 days prior to the meeting; the last day for receipt of submission is 11 July 2019. The proposal or amendment must be seconded.

6. Appointment of Executive Committee To appoint an Executive Committee consisting of:

  • Chairperson
  • Deputy
  • Chairperson
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Programme Co-ordinator
  • Curator of Instruments and Observatory
  • InformationTechnology Officer
  • Observations Officer
  • Librarian
  • Fundraising Officer
  • 3 Executive Committee members

Nominations must be in accordance with clause R of the Constitution and in the hands of the Secretary not later than 11 July 2019. Should nominations exceed vacancies election shall be by secret ballot in accordance with clause S of the Constitution.

By Order of the Executive Committee

Shaun O'Dell


This notice is available to download:

AGM 2019 Notice
Date 24-Jun-201 Filesize 110.37 KB Download 18

Our Annual Report for the year to 31 March 2019, which will be presented at the meeting, is also available for download:

Annual Report 2019
Date 24-Jun-201 Filesize 417.58 KB Download 29

Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society is a Registered Charity in England & Wales, Registered Charity No 1064103.

Affiliated to the Federation of Astronomical Societies.

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