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MINUTES OF THE 1ST ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE BEAUMARIS
TREE PRESERVATION SOCIETY
HELD ON 28TH SEPTEMBER 1953
PresentMr. (William) & Mrs. (Sheila) Ridland, Mr. & Mrs. Waters, Mr. (John) & Mrs. (Catherine) Carroll. Messrs. (Colin) Macrae, (William) Leech, Plumridge, Andrews. Mesdames (Edith [Bea]) Hosking, Outhred, Jenkins, Forrester, Paull, (Susanne) McDougall, and Miss Beaman 
ApologiesMrs. Sticklam, Mrs. Margot Carroll, Mr. & Mrs. Hutchinson
Minutesof last General Meeting held on 16 March 1953 read & passed on motion of Mr. Waters sec. Mr. John Carroll.
President’s Reportread and adopted on proposal Mr. (John) Carroll who complimented Mrs. (Edith [Bea]) Hosking on her work & report. Seconded by Mr. Waters.
Correspondence(see accompanying list) was listed & passed p Mrs. (Catherine) Carroll sec. Mr. Andrews.
Treasurer’s Reportread, circulated & passed p Mrs. Jenkins sec Mr. Waters
Election of Office-bearersMrs. (Edith [Bea]) Hosking was re-elected President 
p Mr. Andrews sec Mr. Waters 
Mr. Plumridge re-elected Vice-President 
p Mr. (John) Carroll s Mr. (William) Ridland 
Mrs. (Susanne) McDougall re-elected Secretary 
p Mr. Plumridge sec Mrs. Jenkins 
Mrs. (Sheila) Ridland re-elected Treasurer 
p Mrs. (Catherine) Carroll sec Mrs. Waters

Committee announced that it intended co-opting the services of Mrs. Margot Carroll as Assistant Secretary as Secretary had limited time.
Re Trees in Dalgetty Rd.Mr. (John) Carroll suggested that trees be planted at 30 foot centres with smaller subsidiary random growth e.g. groups of tea trees, sheokes & wattles with smaller natives surrounding them.


It was suggested that the Parents’ and Citizens’ Association recommend Council revoke permit for second tennis court so area may be planted with trees & tennis court be made on Council land planned by Parents & Citizens in Bodley St. area.


Working bees were discussed to be organized at a later date for foreshore near Sparks St. and for Jackson’s corner near Rennison St. (Council help on week days suggested)


The question of notifying all financial members of meetings was raised. Impracticable because of cost & low financial situation of Society – for same reason decision to carry subscription over for following year was revoked & subscriptions are now due.

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