MINUTES of the 2015 FMCC AGM
Members present: IN, KZ, RC, DB, NL, JE, PR
Venue: Woodford Hall Scout HQ, Ruislip
The voting went as follows:
Richard, John and Dave were nominated and Dave won the Chairmanship with 5 balls, John and Richard both got 4.
Keith, John and Ian were nominated and Keith won the Treasuryship with 6 balls.
Remained Pad with no other nominees.
Pad as acting treasurer for the second half of 2014 reported that funds in the Summer stood at £491.17. Then £100 was spent at The Sausage Tree, £300 for Norfolk Broads and Surfing floats and £25 for Denise Xmas flowers leaving £66.17 which was duly paid to Keith by cheque.
An increase in subs was decided upon from £80 to £100, which would also pay our web guru John for the website fee of £69 for 5 years.
Activities & Dates
Always a thorny issue. The compiled FatWACs showed a free weekend on 17th Jan, but then nothing until the end of May. As for activities, members voted as follows:
Via ferrata 3
Cycling UK 7
Walking Southsea 7
Zip wire 3
Horse riding 2
Sailing abroad 4
Canoe Thames last leg 4
Sand yachting France 5
Jersey cycling 6
European city & cycling 5
Switzerland trotty bike 6
Bushcraft in Wantage 4
Manor Hotel multi activity 5
Rhu Ddu Snowdon walking 4
NT volunteering 5
Cycling France St Malo ?
Canoeing Dordogne ?
After some debate, the following activities were chosen:
1) Cycling UK, 18/19 April organised by JE (PR to join after his conference in Bristol?)
2) Jersey (electric biking?) 6/7 June. NL
3) Walking (Southsea) 19/20 Sept. DB
4) Multi activity 31 Oct / 1 Nov. RC
Additional dates were allotted as follows:
- Golf Tournament at Oxhey on Sunday 18th January
- ‘School Dinners’ annual meal on 18th July
- Delayed 2014 Chairman’s BBQ at John’s on 8th or 9th August
Next meeting: 1st February
Talking about cycling activities, the day after the AGM, a friend recommended the Alsace Wine Route - a cycle route past 100 vineyards, accessible by train to Strasbourg. Just a thought for another year perhaps.
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