Minutes of the 44th AGM (2017)
Held At Seaton House School on Thursday 23rd November 2017 at 7.30pm
The chairperson, Mrs Alison Hudson, welcomed our elected representatives, police, councillors and local MP, Rt. Hon. Tom Brake MP. She thanked everyone for coming to the Annual General Meeting of CBRA this evening.
She also thanked Seaton House School for allowing the Association to use their premises.
There were apologies from Steve O'Connell, Ron and Judy Goldby.
Minutes of previous AGM were distributed this evening and were also available on the CBRA website online. The Minutes were proposed for approval by Ken Moser and seconded by Peter Davies.
Alison presented the annual report of the Association's activities to the Association's members.
Mrs Sudha Agrawal presented the annual accounts and explained the figures. The accounts were distributed this evening and were also available on the CBRA website. The accounts were proposed for approval by Peter Davies and seconded by Tim Crowley.
Sudha Agrawal proposed that the annual subscription be increased from £2 to £3 from 2018, citing rising costs of printing, insurance, etc. It was accepted by majority vote, and formally proposed by Tim Crowley and seconded by Peter Davies.
Election of officers- No other nominations were received for any of the posts, therefore the existing Officers were duly re- elected:
Chairperson Alison Hudson
Treasurer Kathy Powell
Secretary Sudha Agrawal
Election of Representatives:
Fairway area Ken Moser
Pine Walk area Valerie Walden
The Warren area Ramesh Agrawal
Barrow Hedges area Peter Randall
Independent Accountant- Ms. May Sinha, FCCA
Any other business- discussion took place regarding the Carshalton Beeches bowling club and that there is new lease under negotiation. There is a chance that it may end up in Court, although negotiations with Seaton House school are ongoing.
Alison Hudson invited the local representatives to address the residents-
Police - Sgt. Nicholson talked about various issues including theft, burglary, anti social behaviour, internet scams, hoax telephone calls, changes in definition of domestic violence which will now include coercion and financial abuse.
Rt. Hon. Tom Brake MP - spoke about acute hospital services, Southern Rail issues etc. This was then followed by interesting session of questions and answers from the residents.
Light refreshmernts followed the meeting.