(incl. amendments approved 1985)
The name of the Association shall be EMMER GREEN RESIDENTS' ASSOCIATION.
The aim of the Association shall be to ensure, as far as possible, that the development and amenities of Emmer Green and district are in accordance with the best interests of the residents of the area.
Membership of the Association shall be open to all persons residing or working in the area.
The annual subscription to meet the day to day expenses of the Association shall be £1 per member or household, or such other amount as the Annual General Meeting shall determine.
The administration of the Association shall be managed by an executive committee consisting of a Chairman, Vice Chairman and not fewer than five, and not more than nine, other members elected for one year at the Annual General Meeting. The committee shall appoint a Treasurer and a Secretary from among its number. The committee shall have the power to co-opt from paid-up members of the Association within the maximum number for the remainder of the current year to fill vacancies or for special purposes. Members of the committee may be re-elected for up to three consecutive years but thereafter shall be ineligible for election until at least one year has elapsed, unless there are insufficient nominations forthcoming for new members. The committee shall meet at least quarterly.
MEETINGS OF THE ASSOCIATION
The Association shall meet annually in April for the purpose of receiving the annual report of the committee and the audited statement of accounts; of accepting the resignation of members of the committee and of electing a new committee; and of dealing with such other matters as are appropriate.
An extraordinary general meeting may be called at any other time, subject to reasonable notice, by the Chairman or Secretary, or at the written request of at least twelve paid-up members, to consider any matter requiring the consideration of the membership in general.
The Annual General Meeting and Extraordinary General Meeting shall be open to all persons eligible for membership, but only paid-up members shall be entitled to vote.
The financial year shall be 1 January to 31 December.
Vice Chair .....................................