No 2018-01 HELD ON 12th January 2018
Present: Geoffrey Harnett – Chairman
Mike Abbott– Captain
Frank Finan – Vice Captain
Dave Haddon – Treasurer
Giles Fox – Secretary
Linda Anthony
Rod Smith

1. Company Matters
1.1. There were no company matters.
2. Apologies
2.1. Ralph Griffin, Peter McDonagh.
3. Approval of Minutes
3.1. The minutes of the previous meeting were approved and signed by the Captain.
4. Matters Arising
4.1. AGM: the members have received the draft accounts; there has been one query, which has been answered. The minutes have been posted on the board.
4.2. A reminder about slow play is to be included in the AGM.
4.3. The agenda was agreed and will be e-mailed to members prior to the meeting with a reminder that only full members who have paid can attend.
5. Treasurers Report
5.1. Cash position, consolidated as per accounts 31st December 2017:
25,186.35 euros
Less accruals: 6,557.54 euros
Net cash available: 18,628.81 euros.
5.2. Of the anticipated 160 members 70 have paid.
5.3. A provisional budget for 2018 has been prepared.
5.4. The Federation is raising it’s administration fee from €150 to €1,300, many clubs are raising a complaint about this.
6. Handicaps
6.1. The annual review has been carried out using the Federation’s figures. No one whose handicap was cut during the year has received a shot back.
7. Website
7.1. The calendar of important events in 2018 is to be added to the website.
8. Events Update
8.1. Captain’s Changeover. The subsidy for the event is €10, members will pay €15 and visitors €25.
8.2. Mike Abbott will host the prize giving after which all cheques for charity will be distributed.
8.3. Music for the evening has been organised.
9. AOB
9.1. Rod Smith will continue to administer the Race to Budens.
9.2. Mike Abbott will continue to liaise with Rui Baptista.
9.3. It is proposed to move the Changeover and AGM back to the 2nd week in January and the date of the 2019 AGM will be announced at the end of the 2018 AGM.
9.4. Mick Berry is organising the dinner for the card rota team.

Next meeting: Friday 2nd March 2018 at 09.30.

Meeting closed at 10:30
Distribution: Geoff Harnett, Rod Smith, Mike Abbott, David Haddon, Ralph Griffin,
Giles Fox, Linda Anthony, Frank Finan, Peter McDonagh.

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