THE 23RD ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE BEAUMARIS
HELD AT BEAUMARIS COMMUNITY CENTRE AT 8 P.M. ON 29TH OCTOBER 1975
|President:||Mr. K. (Kenneth) Rendell in the chair welcomed the speaker and called for apologies.|
|Present:||Five committee members and friends.|
|Apologies:||N. (Nancy) Ednie. K. (Keith) Tarrant. K. (Katherine) Weir|
|MINUTES:||The Minutes of the previous
were taken as read and received. |
Moved – P. (Paul) Weir Seconded – G. (Geoffrey) Goode. Carried
|Mr. G. (Geoffrey) Goode commenting on the report felt that item (e) (re.
for beach), was not a conservation issue and that he would
the Society concerned with something else, like the
on the foreshore, rather than the Society interesting
itself with the
issue of litter. He also suggested that perhaps the
Society could ask
local Council to provide pathways amongst the foreshore
to those provided by Mordialloc Council; this would
prevent people from
tramping on the vegetation. Another suggestion was that
of Council that various weeds be kept under control. |
K. (Kenneth) Rendell proposed the report be received. Seconded J. (John) Halliday. Carried
|B. (Barbara) Cook proposed the report be received. Seconded J. (John) Halliday. Carried|
|ELECTION OF |
|As there were no nominations, other than those received from last years committee members, the previous years Committee was re-elected for 1975/76. Carried|
|It was proposed that R. D.
Auditor for 1975/76. |
Moved P. (Paul) Weir. Seconded J. (John) Halliday. Carried
|FILM & DISCUSSION:||Mr. K. (Kenneth) Rendell welcomed our Guest Speaker, Mr. Colin Bath, who
the Keep Australia Beautiful Council. |
Mr. (Geoffrey) Goode moved that the meeting remain open until after the film so that there would be an opportunity to discuss the film and topics brought forward by the speaker. Seconded P. (Paul) Weir.
An interesting film was shown by Mr. Bath about the problems of litter and how the K.A.B.C. was tackling these problems. Mr. Bath also outlined the structure of the K.A.B.C. Mr. G. (Geoffrey) Goode commented that a litter problem need not exist if the idea of returnable containers was introduced. Mr. J. (John) Halliday was in agreement with this comment. Mr. Bath very kindly offered his assistance should B.C.S. wish to commence a litter campaign in the Beaumaris area.
|Meeting closed at 10.40 p.m.|