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MINUTES OF THE 28TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE BEAUMARIS CONSERVATION SOCIETY
HELD AT BLACK ROCK CIVIC HALL, BLACK ROCK, AT 8 P.M. ON 10TH SEPTEMBER 1980
 
Present:Geoff Goode, Margaret Goode, Rod Bryant, Bea Hosking Paul Weir, Ken Rendell, Ron Hayton, Keith Tarrant,               Jennifer de Kok, Therese Bottomley 
 
Apologies:Mrs Val Tarrant, Cr. Laurence Botomley, Mr Bill Burns M.H.R, Mr Peter Bakos. 
 
Guest Speaker: Mr David Charles, A.L.P. Candidate for Isaacs. 

Resolved that Minutes from the previous meeting be accepted. (Tarrant/Hosking). 

President’s Report  
The President reported on the recent history of contact between the Society and S.C.C. over the Gramatan Avenue Heathland Sanctuary. He continued with a report on the involvement of B.C.S. with the Keep Australia Beautiful Council. The President and Secretary of B.C.S. are President and Secretary of Keep Sandringham Beautiful Committee. It was moved by the President that his report be accepted, seconded by Keith Tarrant. 

Keith Tarrant suggested that B.C.S. contact -BRASCA before future working bees to seek support. 

Ron Hayton reported that the Australian Light House Association has a stance on foreshore matters and the manning of lighthouses. Mr Hayton offered a copy of the Australian Light House Association letter to BCS to act on if they wished. 

Treasurer’s Report was accepted and is attached. 

Office Bearers for the next term: 

Geoff Goode was nominated and returned as President unopposed. 
Rodney Bryant was nominated as Vice President and elected unopposed. 
Jennifer de Kok was nominated and elected as Secretary unopposed. 
Bea Hosking was nominated and elected as Treasurer unopposed. 

Classification of Gramatan Avenue Heathland Sanctuary by National Trust 
Keith Tarrant proposed and Ken Rendell seconded that application by made for classification of the Gramatan Avenue Heathland Sanctuary. 

Next ‘working bee’ on the Gramatan Avenue Sanctuary to be Saturday, September 13, 1980 at 2 p.m. 

Paul Weir moved, in response to a letter from S.C.C. that Council be congratulated for drawing our attention to the problem of the reserve opposite Ricketts Point car park and that S.C.C. consider calling a meeting involving residents, Council and B.C.S. to discuss the reserve. 

Treasurer moved that membership fees to B.C.S. be $3.00 for family membership and $2.00 individual membership. This was supported unanimously. 

The report from Ken Rendell on an Aboriginal marker was deferred to next meeting. There being no further matters to discuss, the Chairman declared the meeting closed at 10.45 p.m. 

Guest Speaker: Mr David Charles, ALP Candidate for Isaacs, spoke on the ALP Conservation and Environment Policy. Mr Bill Burns, MHR, Liberal Candidate and Mr Peter Bakos, Australian Democrat Candidate wrote apologizing for their absence. 

CONFIRMED AS CORRECT BY CHAIRMAN 

Geoffrey Goode                                                                                                                          14th October 1981
 
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