Minutes of the 2017 Annual General Meeting

Meeting held on May 12, 2017 at Karl Jaikaransingh residence (in the back yard).

Present: Hakes, D. Wilcox, N. Vanderwert, C. Peters, H. Page, J. Sylvester, E. Tipples, K. Bayney, K. Bispham, D. Belle, O. Kohanik, R. Daibee, M. Jaikaransingh, K. Alli, I.

Apologies: K. James, P. Munro-Smith (out of town), Budhoo, G, Anderson, M. Amsden, A. Roberts, S. Shah, V. (Out of town) Ruddarraju, S

Absent: Emery, C Ramrattan, R. Kaul, A.

6:37 p.m. Meeting called to order by N. Wilcox-President.

6:38 p.m. Agenda was read and adopted.

6:38 p.m. Minutes of 2016 AGM were read and adopted.

Corrections and omission – none.

Matters arising: none.

Moved: Karl/Jon/Joe. adopted

6:42 p.m. Captain’s report:

As per the speech made at the annual BBQ. 2016 was a good season, we won some and lost a few.

Won more toss than lost

Negative – not much

All members must be at the park no matter what, rain of shine. Members are reminded to be there to put out matting, boundary markers etc. should be there at least 15 minutes before the start of the game which is 6:00 p.m.

Thanks to all for being there throughout the season.

Will have to make a decision on the winner of the captain’s trophy which will be presented at the annual BBQ

Indoor Captain’s report: Chomo thanked David for stepping in to fill the role of indoor captain. We made the playoff again this year. We were competitive in the six a side.

Played the bragging bat and lost, however we were more competitive (wasn’t Chomo here for those game also)

We went to Brandon and it stormed most of the way there. We won the tournament and ended up with the runner’s up medal.

Karran/Karl – carried

6:45 p.m. President’s remarks: We had a very good year as a club. As before, we have a wide range of activities, practice at the F&H which is always well attended. We as a club golf, curl, play cricket, BBQ, have poker nights, quiz night, and all the other activities the team participates in. We finally broke the jinks on curling. Thanks to Ray for organizing the curling and to the team that broke the jinks of 1-54. A new streak has started. By winning the game, we made it into the playoffs.

We wish to continue our strong connection with Cosmos, our farm team.

Thanks to the executive of the club for their great work.

Motion – Karran/ Karl – carried

6:48 p.m. Treasurer’s report: A financial statement for the past fiscal year was presented.

Summer fees are the same as last year – approximately $1,600.


Budget was presented and accepted. Carried

6:55 p.m. Social conveners’ report:

Thanks to all that hosted and helped with the summer and winter activities, golfing, curling and hosting after the games.

Thanks to Alli for bringing the beer from the US.

Thanks to Karran for hosting the golf tournament and reducing the cost of the annual BBQ by making the pork shoulder.

Support for after game was a great success.

The Grumpy made money last year. We were not able to host the Larry Unrau due to scheduling difficulties.

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.

Motion for the treasurer report be adopted – Karran/Karl. Carried

6:59 p.m. No refreshment break as it was too cold and everyone wanted the meeting to be over so they could go in the house and warm up and eat food.

7:03 p.m. Brew Master’s report:

See written report previously submitted.

7:05 p.m. Election of Officers: J. Page acted as R.O. All positions were filled by acclamation

President: Nigel Wilcox

Outdoor Captain: H. Peters – outdoor

Outdoor V. Captain: David

Indoor Captain: Chomo

Indoor V. Captain: Sid

Sec/Tres: K. Bayney

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

MCA rep: Keith James

Curling Rep: Ray Kohanik

Out of province rep. Phillip.

Motion to pass, Karran/Keith T – carried.

7:10 p.m. Nomination for James A. Rose Trophy:

Nomination: Winning curling team

Ray Kohanik – for organizing the curling

Winner Ray Kohanik.

7:20 p.m. New Business:

New members: David indicated that he had a friend that was interested and will be speaking with him.

Minneapolis may not be a go this year for a Taverner’s team as there is not much support (4 people). Possibility members of Taverners joining up with another team and playing. Message to be sent to Minneapolis informing them that Taverners will not be sending a team this year.

Curling – Ray and Karran will spearhead forming a Taverners team to curl on a regular basis. Will take part the Bonspiel next year.

Ray mentioned the new facility at Dakota and thanked Taverners for their assistance in all capacity.

7:35 p.m. Meeting adjourned.

Thanks to Karl and Ann for supplying the excellent Lamb curry, chickpea curry and rice ( and hot pepper sauce) and thanks to Joe for the fish cakes. No more chips, miss them!!!!

Thanks to Imdad for making Heineken beer available for the meeting.