Marple and District Probus Club

RULES

 

1.   The club shall be called ‘The Marple & District Probus Club’.

2.   The club shall be open to retired and semi-retired persons who are   

       members of Marple Senior Citizens Association (therefore aged 60 or  

       over).

3.    The club shall be non-political and non-sectarian.

4.   The management of the club shall be in the hands of a committee consisting of a

      Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, Meetings Secretary, Outings

      Secretary, and six committee members, with power to co-opt.  The officers and

      committee members shall be elected at the Annual General Meeting.

      Four committee members shall constitute a quorum. The Committee shall meet

      not less than 6 times in a calendar year.

5.   The Chairman shall be elected annually at the Anual General Meeting and may serve     

      more than one term.

7..  A prospective member may be invited to attend as the guest of a member and may, if they 

      wish to become a member , complete an application form to be endorsed by two existing

      members The form will then be passed to the Membership Secretary for the approval of

      the Committee.

8.   The Club shall normally meet on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at

      10.15 am in the Marple Senior Citizens Hall, (doors open at 10.00am.) There will be a

      small charge for attending a meeting which shall be determined by the Committee.

9.   An  Annual General Meeting shall be held at the first meeting in April each year.

      30 members shall constitute a quorum.

10. An Extraordinary General Meeting  shall be called by a resolution of the Committee or at

      the request of 10 members giving 14 days notice to the Secretary.  30 members shall

      constitute a quorum.

11. The annual subscription shall be determined by the committee and will include the annual

      subscription to the Marple Senior Citizen Association.  Any subscribing

      member shall become an honorary (non-subscribing) member of the club from

      the Annual General Meeting following their 90th. birthday. Subscriptions fall due at the

      Annual General Meeting and should be paid without delay to the Treasurer.

      Any  member who fails to pay the  subscription by the end of May will be deemed to

      have resigned. Any new member elected by the Committee in the period January to

      March in any year will not need to renew their membership until the following year. .

12. These rules may be amended at an Annual General Meeting or Extraordinary

      General Meeting provided that details of any proposed amendment  are issued with the

      notice of the meeting.

 

Adopted at the 2017 AGM.

 

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