February 23, 2017
6:00pm @ New Westminster Public Library
6:00 pm Doors open for registration and plot fees
6:45 pm AGM begins
1. Approval of 2016 AGM Minutes
2. President’s report (5 minutes)
3. Garden reports (5 minutes each)
4. Treasurer’s report and proposed budget for 2016 (5 minutes)
5. Discuss and vote on the following 2 special resolutions (10-15 minutes)
To add to the Society’s constitution the following:
This society is a member-funded society. It is funded primarily by its members to carry on activities for the benefit of its members. On its liquidation or dissolution, this society may distribute its money and other property to its members.
To add to the Society’s bylaws the following:
Part 13 – Dissolution In the event of the dissolution of the society, the board of directors will donate any/all surplus funds to a registered charity located in New Westminster, BC.
6. Election of directors/board (5-10 Minutes)
7. Other Business
7:30 pm Speaker: TBA
8:00 pm to 8:30 pm – Continuation of membership and plot fees
8:30 pm Doors close.
Who are we?
The New Westminster Community Garden Society is a group of dedicated New Westminster individuals who wish to create and maintain community gardens in multiple locations in New Westminster.
To develop community gardens throughout the City of New Westminster and by doing so increase the profile of urban agriculture; promote environmentally sustainable gardening practices; increase access to, and the consumption of, locally grown produce; build a sense of community around food; and decrease the City’s ecological footprint.
Our partners are comprised of the following types: Non-Government Organisations, Developers, Civic Government, Financial Institutions and many others.
Our partners provide financial, promotional and logistical, support. If you are interested in becoming a partner, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in volunteering, and/or donating supplies, i,e, gardening tools, lumber, Canadian Tire Money, etc.
Contact us at email@example.com
Our mailing address is:
New Westminster Community Gardening Society
PO Box 303 – 720 6th Street
New Westminster, BC, V3L 3C5
If you are interested in volunteering, and/or donating supplies, i,e, gardening tools, lumber, Canadian Tire Money, etc. contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org