Forever Bury (Bury Football Club Supporters’ Society Limited)

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

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All members (Aged 16 and over) of the Bury Football Club Supporters’ Society Limited, (Forever Bury) are hereby invited to attend the 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM), to be held at Bury FC Social Club, Gigg Lane, Bury on Saturday 30th September 2017. The doors will open after the match and the business of the meeting will commence at 5-15pm.. If any member is unable to attend, but wish to vote on the proposals, they may appoint a proxy in writing (see voting slip).

 

AGENDA

  1. Introduction

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 here)

 

  1. Announcement of Directors of the Board of Forever Bury

 

  1. Chairs Statement

 

  1. Secretary’s Statement

           

  1. Financial Statement

 

A statement of accounts for financial year 01/04/16 to 31/03/17 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 01/04/16 to 31/03/17. The statement of accounts can be downloaded here

 

Resolution 1 – To Accept the Financial Statement for Financial Year 2016/2017

 

  1. 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 2018 when they are presented to the next AGM held in 2018 and to have an Independent Examination of the Accounts instead.

 

  1. Future Aims

 

  1. AOB

 

Meeting Closes

If you cannot attend the meeting but would like to appoint the chair or another proxy, to vote on the Proposals put to the AGM, please indicate your instructions on this slip and return it to arrive no later than Noon on Thursday September 28th 2017: AGM Proxy, Forever Bury, 3 St. Mary’s Place, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0DZ. You may also email the slip to susan.tunstall@btinternet.com from your registered email address.

No one other than the Chair can be a proxy to more than three members. A proxy need not be a member of the Society

 

Proxy Form return it to arrive no later than Noon on Thursday 28th September 2017: AGM Proxy, Forever Bury, 3 St Mary’s Place, Bury, Lancashire, BL9 0DZ. You may also email the slip to susan.tunstall@btinternet.com from your registered email address.

Name……………………………………………………………..

 

Address…………………………………………………………..

 

I confirm that I am a member of the Forever Bury Supporters Trust [   ]

 

Membership Number (if known)………………………………

 

I appoint………………………………………………………….

 

OR the Chair of the Meeting [   ]

 

As proxy vote for me on my behalf at the Annual General Meeting of the Society to be held on Saturday 30th September 2017 and at any adjournment thereof. I instruct my proxy to vote as follows:

Please PLACE AN X in one box ONLY for each of the Resolutions. If you do not place an X in any box for a particular Resolution, this will be counted as an ABSTENTION.

 

 

Proposed Board Resolution In Favour Against At My Proxy’s Discretion
Resolution 1 – To Accept the Financial Statement for Financial Year 2016/2017

 

Resolution 2 –to Have an Independent Examination of the Accounts for the Financial Year 2017/2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SIGNED………………………………………………. DATE…………………………………