2018-07-18 – AGM Minutes

TRESA AGM , 7.30pm 18th July 2018, Totterdown Canteen

1 - Opening

a. Apologies
Present: SH, GA, CJ, AS, SA, JB,
Apologies: LW, BM, NW, AM

b. Introduction to TRESA
Present at the meeting were several residents where had not previously attended a meeting.  SH gave a brief introduction to TRESA, and how it deals with specific projects, wider campaigns, and inviting guest speakers.


2. Directors reports (3 mins each)

a. Treasurer (inc Breakdown Table)
GA gave an overview of the TRESA finances and showed the breakdown presented in the AGM report (attached below).  SH explained that TRESA finances re quite healthy at present as we received an insurance payment following theft of equipment from Star & Dove.

b. Company secretary
GA detailed that all relevant documents had been returned as required, such as annual filing for Companies House.

c. Membership secretary
AS stated that we have 102 current members, including 7 "friends" who live outside of the area.
AS also explained the process for reminding lapsed membersand ensuring we are compliant with GDPR.

A brief discussion was also held on the annual charge of £3 and that this pays for insurance and goes towards the Talk of Totterdown

d. Web Editor
No updated given at meeting, but no change over previous three months.  Site is still running well.

e.Talk of Totterdown / eToT
CJ gave a brief update on the ToT and how it continues to give a voice to local residents.  Thanks was given to regular article providers.


3. Projects (5 mins each)

An overview was given of the various projects TRESA has underway.

4. AGM

a. Annual Statement
The statement was presented for review and were approved.

b. Election of Directors
All directors existing stood down.
There were eight people standing for election:

  • Simon Hobeck
  • Carolyn Jones
  • Geoff Allan
  • Anne Silber
  • Suzanne Audrey
  • Linn Waite
  • Nick Walters
  • Michelle Hudson

Directors not standing again were: Andy McElwee, Becky Mear, and John Bowen.  Thanks was given for all their efforts over the several years they have been with us.

This leaves two vacancies.  During the meeting, other local residents were considering joining but wanted time to think about it and ensure they could meet the commitment.


5. AOB

No AOB was discussed as we ran out of time.


6. Close

a. Next Meeting
19th September.  Venue TBC

b. Close meeting
Meeting closed at 21:35.  Many thanks to the Totterdown Canteen