[Linux-aus] Notice of Linux Australia Special General Meeting to be held on 29/08/2011

Bret Busby bret at busby.net
Sat Aug 6 02:34:34 EST 2011

On Fri, 5 Aug 2011, John Ferlito wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 04, 2011 at 05:35:31PM +0800, Bret Busby wrote:
>>> 6. AGM Close
>> I do not know what are the rules for incorporated associations in
>> the esatern states, but is seems a bit weird for a Special General
>> Meeting (SGM) to be an AGM.
> That's a typo on my part. Thanks for catching it. I've updated the
> minutes.
>> Items 2, 3, 4, and 6 above, to me, belong in an AGM, not in an SGM;
>> the SGM should properly, from my understanding of incorporated
>> associations in WA, and of General Meetings, include, of the above,
>> only items 1, 5, and, instead of 6, "SGM close".
>> The other matters shoul properly, only be included in an Oerdinary
>> AGM, from my understanding.
>> Amongst other things, it would make the SGM more efficient and
>> expeditious.
>> Perhaps, the appropriate person (President ?) could clarify this?
> You are correct on point 2. It seems that you are supposed to confirm
> the last AGM minutes at the next AGM as well as any intervening SGM
> minutes. Serves me right for copy and pasting. I've updated the agenda
> to remove that item.
> The previous 3 and 4, that is Treasurers Report and Audit, would
> normally be presented at our AGM. However we were not able to complete
> these in time especially the audit, hence why they are being presented
> to members at the SGM.
> Cheers,
> John
> -- 
> John
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Thank you for your response.

Sorry for all of the typo's that I now see in the text of my posting 

Bret Busby
West Australia

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