Notice of 2018 Annual General Meeting
Date: Thursday, February 1, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Heritage Centre
1620 Mount Seymour Rd.
North Vancouver, BC V7G 2R9
Resolution to update the Bylaws
The Society is required to transition to the new BC Societies Act by November 28, 2018. The bylaws require minor changes to comply with the new Act. The following changes are necessary and have been highlighted for identification in the text.
Only the name of the Society and its purposes must be included in the Constitution. Current Constitution Paras 3, 4 and 5 have been transferred into the bylaws as Sections 1.5, 8.7 and 1.6 respectively.
Other bylaw amendments
Para 1.1 The definition of the Act is changed.
Para 3.1 An AGM is to be held once in each calendar year.
Para 3.2(2) Under Section 75 of the Act Members may requisition a general meeting rather than convene one.
Para 6.2 Minor wording change to clarify.
Para 7.4 New wording. “A resolution proposed at a meeting of the Board must be seconded.” The Bylaws state that Robert’s Rules of order apply. Robert’s Rules state that resolutions are to be seconded.
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Whereas the Society is required to transition to the 2015 BC Societies Act by November 28, 2018; and
Whereas the Constitution and Bylaws require certain amendments to comply with the BC Societies Act;
Now therefore be it resolved that the amendments listed above and now incorporated in the 2018 Bylaws be approved.