Notice of AGM

THE GRANTHAM CANAL SOCIETY

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2017

Notice is hereby given that the Thirty Nineth Annual General Meeting (the “AGM”) of the Grantham Canal Society will be held at 7.30pm on Tuesday 28th November 2017 at the Cropwell Bishop Memorial Hall, Nottingham Road, Cropwell Bishop, Notts NG12 3BA (at the entry to the village from the A46) to consider the following resolutions, all of which will be proposed as ordinary resolutions unless otherwise specified.

1. Welcome and apologies for absence
2. To receive the Chairman’s and the Independent Examiner’s reports and the Accounts for the 12 months ended 31st March 2017
3. To re-elect the following members of the Committee who retire by rotation and are eligible for re-election:
a. John Brydon b. David Lyneham-Brown c. Tony Pitman
4.a To ratify the appointment of David Lyneham-Brown as General Manager/Chief Executive
4.b To appoint a Company Secretary – no nominations at the date of this notice
5. To appoint Steven Adcock as Independent Examiner of the Company, to hold office until the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting
6. To authorise the Committee to determine the remuneration of the Independent Examiner
7. To conduct any other business relevant to the AGM

By Order of the Committee
Gordon Wallis
Temporary Acting Company Secretary
3 Norfolk Park, Arnold, Nottingham NG5 6PN 3rd November 2017

Notes :
1. If any member wishes to nominate another member for election to the Committee at the AGM, he/she must send notice of the nomination to me in writing and countersigned by the nominee, to reach me no later than 7 days prior to the AGM. Nominations for Company Secretary will be taken at the AGM if none are received previously
2. The Chairman’s Statement, the Independent Examiner’s Reports and the Accounts will be available for inspection at the meeting venue or on the company’s website prior to the AGM
3. There will be an opportunity to raise questions of the Committee or discuss any issues pertaining to the Canal or the Company after the end of the AGM. Prior written notice of any questions would be appreciated

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PROXY form GCS AGM 2017



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