Minutes of the 2015 Annual General Meeting

Meeting held on April 25, 2014 at Karl Jaikaransingh’s residence.

Present: Keith Tipples, Keith James, Karran Bayney, Hein Peters, C. Vanderwert (late), Martin Daibee, Rene Fitzpatrick, Karl Jaikaransingh, Mark Anderson (late), Sid Roberts, Chris Emery, Nigel Wilcox (late), Ray Kohanik, David Hakes, Andrew Amsden, Ray Ramrattan

Apologies: Anil Kaul, J. Sylvester, P. Munro-Smith (out of town), J. Page (out of town)

Absent: I. Ali, G. Budhoo I. Pich, G. Roche, A Dunsford, O. Belle

7:00 p.m. Meeting called to order by the C. Emery Ex-President.

7:02 p.m. Agenda was read and addition made – money owing for tour to US last year. Carried

7:03 p.m. Minutes of 2014 AGM were read and adopted.

Corrections and omission Ian Pich name was spelled incorrectly. Correction made

Matters arising: Thanks to Hein for the tickets to the baseball game last year.

Moved: Karran/K.T. adopted

7:06 p.m. Captain’s report: no time to write report, verbal report given. Busy year for the team. Travelled to England and did well. Team had a great time. Thanks to team for choosing me captain for last year. We won the bragging bat last year. Hope 2015 is a good year for the team. Thanked V.C. and members for their continued support during the past season.

Indoor Captain’s report: David stated that the team did not play the play the 7-a-side. Good 6-a-side indoor season, we lost the bragging bat against Cosmos.

Karl stated that he was disappointed we didn’t go to Brandon in 2015. As Taverners we do try to attend all of these tournaments. David said that MCA did not advise us soon enough and that may have contributed to the unavailability of players.

Keith/Karl – carried

7:15 p.m. President’s remarks: In the absence of the president, his remarks were read by the sec/tres.

Motion – Karran/ Chris – carried

7:18 p.m. Treasurer’s report: A financial statement for the past fiscal year was presented.

Karran reported on the financial standing of the social committee. motion: Karran Carried.

The budget for the upcoming year was presented.

Karran proposed a 3rd tier membership for non-resident members. He suggested a $25.00 membership fee.

Much discussion followed on the proposes fee structure. Some members pointed out that membership to Taverners was a privilege and the cost was not exorbitant. Some members stated that the fees should be the same as in previous years.

The final consent is that non-resident members will pay 50% of the current fees of the regular players – $75.00.

Budget for the social committee was presented. Beer prices will be $4.00 each. Karl indicated that the price had to be $4 as there was little profit per bottle. Karran indicated that given the expenses of the last year, the beer price had to be at $4 minimum. If not, then other activities will have to be pared back.

Much discussion followed in reducing the cost of beer to $3.00 and increasing the social levy to a higher number $40, or $50

Proposal from Rene that beer prices go to $5.00 per bottle.

Motion – Sid/David – Beer prices go to $5.00 vote 5 for 6 against – defeated

Motion – Karran/ Karl – beer prices remain at $4.00 7 for 5 against – carried

Motion- Andrew/Martin – social levy go to $40.00 5 for 8 against – defeated

Motion for the treasurer report be adopted – Keith J. /Andrew. Carried

8:10 p.m. Brew Master’s report. Written report presented, read and accepted

8:12 p.m. Refreshment break

8:20 p.m. Election of Officers: C. emery acted as R.O.

President: Nigel Wilcox Karran/K.J. ( by acclamation)

Outdoor Captain: H. Peters – outdoor R.R./Karl( by acclamation)

Outdoor V. Captain: Chomo Vandervert – Sid/Martin(by acclamation)

Indoor Captain: Chomo Nigel/Andrew ( by acclamation)

Indoor V. Captain: David – Nigel/Andrew (by acclamation)

Sec/Tres: K. Bayney – Keith James/Karl (acclamation)

Social conveners: Karl Jaikaransingh/ Mark Anderson (alternate twins)( by acclamation)

MCA rep: Keith James

Curling Rep: Ray Kohanik

Motion to pass, Andrew/ Keith T – carried.

8:30 p.m. Nomination for James A. Rose Trophy:

Nomination: Martin – Chomo/ K.T. For his years of captaining the team and dropping himself more times than playing (7 votes)

Nigel- R.K/K.J.

Gavin- Karran/ Sid (for bowling the most extras in one over)

Sid – Hein/R.R

8:35 p.m. New Business:

New members: None

Tour to BC. General agreement to go to BC 15 members by show of hands agreed to go. Karran to send JP an email to get additional information for possible tour to Victoria in 2016.

Future tour to England deferred to next year’s meeting.

Hein proposed a cricket trophy which he will provide. He will set out the criteria to determine the winner.

Golf: Taverner`s golf league will be managed by Mark

8: 45 p.m. Meeting adjourned.

Thanks to Karl and Ann for supplying the excellent soup and the 21 yr old rum.