Centaurs lunches and the AGM at the Sun Inn, Richmond...


    Minutes of the 92nd Annual General Meeting held on Friday 15 November 2019 in the Sun Inn, Richmond.

    Present:  J Gaskell, S East, P Gibson, Paul Astbury, Mike Bailey, Gerald Classey, Rob Clubb, Jerry Goldie, John Hargreaves,  Les McLaren, Peter Osborne, Lawrie Salter, Simon Wheeler and Bob Williams.

    1. Apologies for absence.

    Roy Farrant

    2. Minutes of previous AGM.

    Minutes of the AGM held on 31 May 2017 had been published on the Club’s web-site. These were approved unanimously by the meeting

    3. Treasurer’s Report.

     Paul Gibson tabled copies of the Income & Expenditure Statement and the balance sheet for the two years ending 31st August 2018 and 31st August 2019. For the 2017/2018 season there had been a surplus of £237.68 and for the 2017/2019 season the surplus was £132.21. For both seasons it had been possible to provide a donation of £4000 to Russell Clark by means of contributions from the 100 Club (£4000 in 2017/18 and £3800 in 2018/19 ) and members donations (£340 in 2017/18 and £900 in 2018/19). At the 2019 year end the balance sheet stood at £3231 and the predicted worth of the 100 Club was £5856.

    The accounts were approved unanimously. 

    4. Election of Officers.

    It was agreed unanimously that the current officers: President John Gaskell, Chairman Simon East, Treasurer Paul Gibson and Sommelier Bob Williams, continue in office.

    5. Election of Hon. Auditor.

    Dennis Stacey had sent his apologies but it was hoped that he would be willing to continue in this role.

    6.  Any other business.

    There was no other business, the Chairman declared the meeting closed at 9.15 pm.