Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Rule 30 (2) of the Association a Special General Meeting of the Royal Geelong Yacht Club Incorporated will be held in the Clubhouse and via Electronic Medium on Thursday 20 June 2024 at 6.30 pm.

Members who wish to attend electronically can use the meeting link, ID, and passcode provided below to access the meeting waiting room. A staff member will then admit you to the meeting.

  • Meeting ID: 498 515 662 305
  • Meeting Passcode: nxfSqk

AGENDA

ITEM #1: SPECIAL BUSINESS – RESOLUTION #1

Resolution: To receive the Board recommendation for the Annual Subscription for 2024/25 Membership year.

MOTION: That the annual membership subscription for the 2024/25 financial year be increased from $965 to $1,005,being an increase of 4.1%, noting that the CPI – Melbourne (Dec. 22 to Dec. 23 All Groups) was 4.1%

MOVED Phil Francis               SECONDED Steve Williamson

CARRIED/LOST.

ITEM #2: SPECIAL BUSINESS – SPECIAL RESOLUTION #1

Special Resolution: To receive a Special Resolution to modify the Rules reflecting changes to Membership Categories.

MOTION for SPECIAL RESOLUTION:

That Special Resolution 1 be adopted as presented and be effective from July 1st, 2024.

We resolve to adopt the annual subscription for the 2024/25 membership year to be as follows:

Member Category / Annual Subscription ($)

  • Full Member / $1,005.00
  • Veteran Member / $390.00
  • 50 Year Member / $50.00
  • Honorary Life Member / $0.00
  • Ordinary Member / $550.00
  • Intermediate Member / $355.00
  • Junior Member / $145.00
  • Social Member / $250.00

MOVED Alison Goodfellow               SECONDED Jim Murray

CARRIED/LOST.

Steve Harper

Secretary/General Manager

Date: May 30, 2024


ABSENTEE VOTING

The Royal Geelong Yacht Club Board wishes to advise Members eligible to vote that it has adopted the following timelines and processes in regard to the June 20th, 2024 Special General Meeting.

Absentee voting may be undertaken in person or electronically.

Option #1: In person absentee voting process

  1. Present to RGYC reception to collect your voting ballot form. In person absentee voting forms can only be collected during office hours from 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday.
  1. You will be asked to fill out the form and return to the RGYC office before the close of voting.
  1. In person absentee voting commences 9:00 am Tuesday 11, June 2024 and concludes 5:00 pm Tuesday 18, June 2024, between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm on business days.

Option #2: Electronic absentee voting process

  1. Electronic voting requires a voting ID. To acquire your voting ID, voting portal link and instructions, please contact RGYC reception via [email protected] or 5229 3705.
  1. Electronic absentee voting commences at 9:00 am on Tuesday June 11 and concludes at 5:00 pm Tuesday 18 June, 2024.