The name of the Group is The Pentacle Drummers
ObjectivesThe objectives of the Group are:
PowersIn furtherance of the objects, the Committee may exercise the following powers:
The Committee will hold at least two meetings each year. Committee meetings will be quorate when at least four members are present. In addition to the Committee, all members of the group will be invited to these meeting
At the AGM members will elect the following officers from amongst themselves:
The role of the Committee shall be to further the objects of the Group on behalf of its members. The Committee will make decisions on the basis of a majority vote of the members of the group. In the case of equal votes, the chairperson will have an additional casting vote. No member of the Committee will receive payment or remuneration for any duty carried out on behalf of the Pentacle Drummers.
Receipts and Expenditure
All funds of the group will be paid into an account in the name of the Pentacle Drummers, operated by the Committee. All cheques must be signed by at least two members of the Group. The funds shall only be used in furthering the objects of the Pentacle Drummers. Three signatories will be from the committee.
They will be :
An Annual General Meeting shall be held in June each year, or as soon as possible thereafter.
Twenty-one days notice will be given to members of the date of the AGM. Members must notify the Secretary of any business to be discussed not less than seven days before the meeting.
Business of the AGM shall include:
The chair of the Committee will chair the AGM.
Decisions made at the AGM will be by majority vote of those members attending.
In the event of equal votes, the chair will have a second casting vote.
General meetings will be quorate when at least half of the number of members of the Group is present.
Special general meetings may be convened by members of the group on receipt by the secretary of a request in writing from not less than four members.
The written notice should state the business to be discussed.
At least 21 days notice of the meeting shall be given to members.
Alterations to the Constitution
Any proposed alteration to this constitution many only be considered at an AGM or Special General Meeting.
Any alteration must be proposed and seconded by a member.
Alterations will be passed if supported by not less than two thirds of those members present at the meeting, assuming that a quorum has been reached.
If at any general meeting a resolution is passed calling for the dissolution of the Group,
the secretary shall immediately convene a special general meeting to be held not less than one month thereafter to discuss and vote on the resolution.
If at the Special General Meeting the meeting is quorate and the resolution is carried by two thirds of the members,
the committee shall realise the assets of the association and discharge all debts and liabilities.
After discharging all debts and liabilities, the remaining assets of the association shall be given to another voluntary organisation will similar objects to the group or given to local charities as agreed by the members.
No money shall be distributed amongst members.