Forever Bury (Bury Football Club Supporters’ Society Limited)
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
All members (Aged 16 and over) of the Bury Football Club Supporters’ Society Limited, (Forever Bury) are hereby invited to attend the 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM), to be held at Bury FC Social Club, Gigg Lane, Bury on Saturday 24th September 2016. The doors will open after the match and the business of the meeting will commence at 5-30pm.. If any member is unable to attend, but wish to vote on the proposals, they may appoint a proxy in writing (please click here to download both the notice and Proxy Slip)
The Chair will outline the format of the meeting and the Secretary will read the Minutes of the last AGM (Copies of the minutes are available in the cabin and can be downloaded from here)
- 2. Announcement of Directors of the Board of Forever Bury
- 3. Chairs Statement
- 4. Secretary’s Statement
5. Financial Statement
A statement of accounts for financial year 01/04/15 to 31/03/16 will be presented by the Treasurer. The accounts will be available at the AGM and are already in the Forever Bury Cabin at Gigg Lane. Please let us know if you want us to send you a copy of the accounts. It is proposed that Members accept the accounts presented for financial year 01/04/15 to 31/03/16.
Resolution 1 – To Accept the Financial Statement for Financial Year 2015/2016
6. Auditors/Independent Examination of Accounts
Due to the continuing cost of a full audit, the Forever Bury Board are proposing that the members accept an Independent Examination of Accounts instead of a Full Audit.
Resolution 2 –to Have an Independent Examination of the Accounts
It is hereby resolved that subject to the provisions set out in the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, the members of the Society shall not require an audit for the accounts covering the current financial year ending on 31st March 2017 when they are presented to the next AGM held in 2017 and to have an Independent Examination of the Accounts instead.
8. Adopting New Rules
Forever Bury currently operate under the 2011 version of Supporters Direct Model Rules, it is important to update them to the 2016 model which is future-proofed and makes reference to the Co-Operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014. Copies of the 2016 Model Rules can be downloaded from our website (click Here to download) or viewed in the Forever Bury Cabin.
Resolution 3 – To Adopt the 2016 Version of the Model Rules.
9. Future Aims