Tuesday, 1 February 2011
Friends of St Nicholas Minute of Annual General Meeting in Holm Hall, 1 st February 2011 Present: Molly Aim, Linda Cromarty, Alfie Flett (Chair), Erlend Flett, Hazel Goar, Olive Heddle, Joyce Johnston, Herbert Johnston, Marlene Mainland (secy), Dorothy Muir, Lorna Newton,Rhoda Shearer, Lilian Sincla ir, Tommy Sinclair, William Sinclair, Diana Swan, Freddie Tait, Athole Thomson (treasurer) Apologie s: James Goar, Kathleen Neish, Jack McIntosh, Alan Smith, Jean Smith, Kirsty Sutherland Welcome The chairman welcomed everyone to the first Annual General meeting. Minutes The minutes of the last general meeting of March 2010 were circulated and approved. (Proposer Tommy Sinclair, seconded by Diana Swan) Matters arising There were no matters arising Annual Report The annual report was circulated and approved. Presentation of Accounts The accounts were circulated and approved Appointment of Independent Auditor It was agreed to appoint Eleanor Macleod to audit the accounts for the coming year. Election of Management Committee The following were appointed for the coming year. Chairman : Alfie Flett –proposer Marlene Mainland, seconder Tommy Sinclair Secy. : Marlene Mainland- proposer Alfi e Flett, seconderAthole Thomson Treasurer : Athole Thomson- proposer Diana Swan, seconder Tommy Sinclair Erlend Flett- proposer Freddie Tait, seconder Linda Cromarty Freddie Tait- proposer Tommy Sinc lair seconder, Marlene Mainland Jack McIntosh- proposer Linda Cromarty, seconder Lilian Sinclair Tommy Sinclair- proposer Alfie Flett, seconder Joyce Johnston. AOCB There was a general discussion on the c ontinuing care and development of St. Nicholas, and the need to explore grant f unding to support this. The restoration of the bellcote, new doors, and a refurbishment of the East end porch for visitors were all desirable. A visit to the building , possibly in April, would be useful in helping to set priorities.