|MINUTES OF THE 8TH ANNUAL GENERAL
MEETING OF THE BEAUMARIS TREE PRESERVATION SOCIETY HELD AT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH HALL,
BEAUMARIS, ON WEDNESDAY 30TH NOVEMBER 1960|
|Present||Mr. (Edward) Hassett in the Chair. |
Mesdames (Edith [Bea]) Hosking, (Susan) McDougall, Russell, Synott, (Patricia) Sinclair, Rogers, (Sheila) Ridland & Weate
Messrs (William) Elliott, (William) Leech, (Colin) Macrae, Scott, Stephenson & Weate
|Minutes of |
|The Minutes of the previous
Annual General Meeting held on 18th November (1958) were
Proposed by Mr. (Maurice) Wilson and seconded Mr. Weate that minutes be accepted as correct.
The Chairman then signed the minutes.
|The Treasurer presented a statement of Receipts and
Expenditure for the year which showed a Credit Balance of
Moved by Mr (Maurice) Wilson and seconded Mr (Colin) Macrae that report be received subject to audit.
|Accounts for |
|City of Sandringham – Current year’s rental Gramatan
Reserve £5. |
Moved Mrs Rogers seconded Mr (Maurice) Wilson that account be paid.
|The Chairman (Mr (Edward) Hassett) read his
Annual Report as President of this Society. He outlined
the Society’s activities of the year, which embraced the
Foreshore, Gramatan Ave Reserve, Street Tree Planting,
Lectures, Native Plant Display. |
Finally he thanked the Vice President, Mrs (Sheila) Ridland, who took his place during his absence overseas, and the Secretary, Mr Stephenson, for his assistance during the year. Also other committee members for their support during the year.
Proposed Mr (Colin) Macrae and seconded Mr (Maurice) Wilson that President’s Report be received.
|Election of |
|The following Office Bearers were elected for the year
ending 31st August 1961. |
Mr (Colin) Macrae
Assistant Secretary Mrs Rogers
Mesdames (Catherine) Carroll
|At the conclusion of the meeting Mr. Roenfeldt, a member of the newly formed Landscape Preservation Council addressed the meeting on saving the natural landscape. He explained the formation of the Landscape Preservation Council by the National Trust of Australia (Victoria), as a central organisation for tree preservation societies throughout Victoria, which will encourage the formation of local groups, and negotiate with government departments and public utilities.|
|The meeting closed at 10 pm.|
|A True Record|
|Chairman: C. (Colin) Macrae|
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