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As part of improving engagement, these are explanations for the special resolutions.
 
As part of improving engagement, these are explanations for the special resolutions.
  
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'''Emergency General Meetings (EGM)'''
 
'''Emergency General Meetings (EGM)'''

Revision as of 16:36, 9 January 2019

As part of improving engagement, these are explanations for the special resolutions.

Special Resolution 1 - General Meetings

Emergency General Meetings (EGM)

Changing the Constitution so that:

  • EGMs should only have one item on the agenda
  • EGMs can have more than one item if they're closely related
  • Members need to be told about the EGM
  • Agenda needs to be sent at the same time as members are told

Annual General Meetings (AGM)

Changing the Constitution so that:

  • All members must be given 28 days' notice of the AGM
  • Members can submit items to the agenda once the notice is given and have 14 days to do so
  • Trustees consider all submissions and group into three categories:
  1. AGM
  2. Members' Meeting
  3. Unsuitable
  • Agenda is sent to all members at least 7 days before the AGM
  • All items categorised as AGM must be on the agenda
  • Along with the agenda, Trustees must notify all members of all submitted items and how they have been categories

Definition Change

Clear Days (used in the Constitution for the amendments above):

  • The period between when the notice for something is happening and when it happens.