Formal notice of the Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group’s Annual General Meeting for 2018
This year’s AGM will be held on Saturday 13 October from 3 pm to 5pm at the Norma Richardson Hall, St Mary's Anglican Church 15 Buckland Street, in Woodend.
At the AGM members will:
Receive reports from the President, Treasurer and Action Groups on the activities and achievements of the MRSG for the past 12 months.
Vote on a proposal to change membership fees at the beginning of 2019 as follows to meet the rise in insurance premiums and administration costs:
Individual membership to increase from $25 to $30 per year;
Family membership (two partners) to increase from $30 to $50 per year;
Company membership to increase from $50 to $100 per year; and
Introduction of a new membership concession rate for students/pensioners/unemployed of $10 per year.
Elect members to the new Committee.
Members may appoint another member of the MRSG as a proxy for the AGM (Click here for the proxy form).
Members wishing to nominate to be part of next year’s Committee should complete the nomination form (see below).
Proxy appointment and Committee nomination forms should be emailed (firstname.lastname@example.org), posted (Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group, PO Box 849, Woodend VIC 3442), or given to the MRSG Secretary before the beginning of the Annual General Meeting.
After the official business has been conducted, we shall host a 30 minute discussion forum with candidates from the three major political parties for the Macedon District for the upcoming November state election. The moderated, non-adversarial forum will allow MRSG members to gauge each of the candidates’ personal positions on climate change and commitment to addressing this and other sustainability issues.
The AGM will conclude will wine and cheese.
Secretary, Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group
Nomination for the next MRSG Committee
At the Annual General Meeting members have the opportunity to elect the administration for the following year. If you are 18 year of age or older, you might want to consider nominating to join next year’s working Committee. Joining the Committee is a terrific way to get involved and support the work being done by MRSG's action groups. It is also rewarding and fun – yes, really – and is a great way to meet other like-minded people in your local community.
If you have the time, energy, and enthusiasm to share your skills and experience in supporting the work of MRSG, do consider nominating to join the Committee. We are particularly keen for people with skills or experience in the following areas to consider nominating:
Marketing and communications
Computer and online systems management
Grant applications writing and management
Accounting and bookkeeping
Supporter services and management
If you’d like to find out more about what joining the Committee might involve, please do get in touch with any of the existing Committee members.
The MRSG Committee nomination form should be completed and emailed (email@example.com), posted (Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group, PO Box 849, Woodend VIC 3442), or given to the MRSG Secretary before the beginning of the Annual General Meeting.