ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2016
This will take place on Wednesday 15th June at 7.30pm in Lancaster Town Hall. After the formal business, the guest speaker will be Mark Cassidy (Planning Manager. Lancaster City Council).
For draft minutes of 2015 AGM please click on AGM 2015 Minutes
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2015
There was a good turnout for the 2015 AGM which was held in Lancaster Town Hall on 10th June. Some 60 members and guests were present. Roger Frankland (Co- Chairman) took the chair.
The minutes of the 2014 AGM were accepted (AGM 2014 Minutes) and Roger then reported on the Society’s activities over the past 12 months. Martin Widden (Co-Chairman) reported on the activities of Lancaster Vision (LV report for 2015 AGM) and Winnie Clark (Treasurer) presented the accounts (Treasurer’s report 2015).
As no nominations for the Committee had been received, the existing committee was re-elected to serve another 12 months. Subsequently Jenny Greenhalgh decided to stand down because of other commitments. Jenny has been a Committee member since 2005 and Chair from 2006-14. Our thanks go to Jenny for her valuable contributions over the years. The names and contact details of current Committee members are provided on the Contacts page.
After the formal business, Mark Cassidy (Planning Manager, Lancaster City Council) gave a presentation entitled: “Town planning: saving the nation’s waistlines” which included an update of developments in the Lancaster District. The meeting closed at 9.15pm after which light refreshments were served.
The draft Minutes of 2015 AGM are available (AGM 2015 Minutes)
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2014
This was held at St John’s Church, North Road, Lancaster, at 7.30pm on Wednesday 11th June 2014.
The minutes of the 2013 AGM ( AGM 2013 Minutes ) were approved. The annual report was presented by the Hon. Secretary (AGM 2014 Annual Report ) and included an update of the work of the Lancaster Vision by Martin Widden. The Treasurer presented his report and accounts (Treasurer’s report 2014) and the Committee for 2014-15 session was elected. Roger Frankland and Martin Widden will serve as Joint Chairmen and Winnie Clark as Hon. Treasurer. Will Gale, Michael Greenhalgh and Gillian Sheath have been elected to the Committee to replace retiring members. The post of Hon. Secretary is currently vacant but the membership has authorised the Committee to appoint or co-opt a Secretary and the result will be reported in the newsletter and the website in due course. The draft minutes are available (AGM 2014 Draft Minutes).
After the formal business, Mark Cassidy, Planning Manager, Lancaster City Council gave a presentation on “The Housing Revolution” after which light refreshments were served.