MINUTES OF THE 10TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE BEAUMARIS TREE PRESERVATION SOCIETY

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MINUTES OF THE 10TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE BEAUMARIS TREE PRESERVATION SOCIETY

HELD AT CORONET GROVE, BEAUMARIS, AT 8.25 PM. ON 19TH NOVEMBER 1962

PresentThe President, Mr. (William) Leech, inthe chair. Mesdames (Edith [Bea]) Hosking, Thomas, (Catherine) Carroll, (Susan) McDougall and (Patricia) Sinclair Messrs Flood, Murrell, Scott, Synott, (Edward) Hassett, (John) Carroll & (William) Elliott
ApologiesMrs (Sheila) Ridland, MrsRussell, Mrs. Synott, Mr (Colin) Macrae, Mr (Maurice) Wilson
Minutes of previous meetingThe minutes of the Annual General meeting held on 1/11/1962 were read. Proposed Mr. (Edward) Hassett seconded Mr. (William) Elliott that minutes be accepted as correct.
Treasurer’s  ReportThe Treasurer presented a statement of Receipts & Expenditure for the year which showed a credit balance of £122-2-4. Moved Mr (John) Carroll seconded MrFlood.
CorrespondenceThe following correspondence was read: Beaumaris Community Centre – Festival in March Beaumaris Football Club – Requesting financial assistance National Trust of Australia (Victoria) – Save the Dandenongs Appeal Mrs (Susan) Macdougall moved the correspondence be received, seconded Mrs (Edith [Bea]) Hosking
Chairmans ReportThe Chairman, Mr (William) Leech, read his Annual Report as President of the Society. He outlined the society’s activities of the year, which embraced the Foreshore, Gramatan Ave Reserve and Street Tree Planting and Publicity in the Newsletter. Finally he thanked the Secretary and Committee members for their assistance throughout the year. Moved Mr. Synott seconded Mr. Murrell that Presidents report be received.
AuditorResolved that a letter be written to the Auditor, Mr (Rae) Sinclair, thanking him for his services regarding Audit.
Election of  Office BearersThe following Office Bearers were elected for the year ending 31st October 1962.President: Mr (William) Leech Moved Mrs (Edith [Bea]) Hosking seconded Mrs Thomas Vice President: Mr (William) Elliott Moved Mr (Edward) Hassett  seconded Mrs (Patricia) Sinclair Secretary: Mrs Weate Moved Mrs (Susan) Macdougall seconded Mr (William) Elliott Treasurer: Mr Scott Moved Mrs (Edward) Hassett  seconded Mr Flood Auditor: Mr (Rae) Sinclair Moved Mr Scott seconded Mr (William) Elliott Committee:  Messrs (John) Carroll Mesdames (Catherine) Carroll (Edward) Hassett (Edith [Bea]) Hosking (Maurice) Wilson (Patricia) Sinclair Flood (Sheila) Ridland (Colin) Macrae Thomas Russell Winter Synott Rodger   (Susan) McDougall
PublicityMoved Mrs (Edith [Bea]) Hosking seconded Mrs Thomas that Mrs (Catherine) Carroll be Publicity Officer.
Beaumaris FestivalMr (Edward) Hassett reported on the Proposed Festival to be held March 2-9. Individual Societies are to report back to their Committees and whatever they propose doing will be passed on to the organising committee.Moved Mr (William) Elliott that we use models of houses and photographs to convey the message of Tree Preservation seconded Mr (Edward) Hassett. Mr (Edward) Hassett to be in charge of operations.
Save the Dandenongs AppealMoved Mr (William) Elliott seconded Mr (Edward) Hassett that we write a letter to The Herald enclosing a £5/5/- donation to the Appeal.
Next MeetingThe next meeting to be held at 5 Coape Street, Cheltenham, on 3rd December 1962.
 As there was no further business the meeting closed at 10.35 pm.
   A True Record
 W.(William) Elliott         Chairman
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