Notice of Special General Meeting and 2017 Annual General Meeting

Notice of Special General meeting.
Annual General Meeting.

Association of Blind Citizens of NSW Inc
known as Blind Citizens NSW

Notice is given of a Special General Meeting of the above organisation to be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday 2 December 2017

At The Globe room Wotso Work space, Bake house quarter. Level 2, 5 George Street North Strathfield

To consider the following special resolutions requiring a 75 % majority of the votes cast.

1. That in accordance with requirements of the Incorporated Associations legislation administered by the NSW Department of Fair Trading this organisation resolves by special resolution to amend all clauses of its constitution which require passage of special resolutions by a two-thirds majority of the votes cast to provide that such resolutions require a 75 % majority of the votes cast.

2. That in order to consolidate this organisation with Blind Citizens Australia, and in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding between this organisation and Blind Citizens Australia approved by our members on 11 February 2017, this meeting of the members of the Association of Blind Citizens NSW resolves by special resolution that:
The Association be voluntarily wound up;
Subject to approval from Fair Trading NSW any surplus assets of the Association be transferred to Blind Citizens Australia ACN 006985226; and
The Management Committee of the Association be authorised to take all steps necessary to give effect to, or that are ancillary to, the resolutions above including — without limitation — communicating and lodging all forms and materials with all relevant regulators.

Notice is also given of the Annual general meeting to be held from 11AM to receive the 2016/2017 annual report and audited financial reports and elect the Management committee and office bearers for the coming 2017/2018 financial year.

You can read or download a copy of the previous BCNSW AGM minutes here: 2016 Annual General Meeting Minutes (Word docx)