MINUTES OF MEETING HELD ON: 6th December 2016
VENUE: University of Hull Scarborough Campus. ATTENDANCE: 19 Members & guests.
CHAIRMAN: The President, John Hume was in the Chair.
APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE: Melanie Earle, Louise Thompson.
MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING(s): Minutes from 22nd November 2016 were shown on screen and agreed..
MATTERS ARISING: None
CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED: None
Steve Bushell suggested a talk on the pros and cons of re-introductions as a talk for next year.
Robin has passed details of the 'Heritage Forum' calender webpage where local clubs can post details of their clubs meetings. Rob Stark will try to put our meetings on this shortly.
Robin Hopper announced that John Ireland sadly passed away recently.
Secretaries report: Brian Walker gave a summary of the year's attendance which was slightly down on last year. Brian thanked members for helping at Wood End and also thanked the committee.
Treasurers report. Frank Sheader presented his report. We had accrued £768 over the year following a £500 legacy and only modest amounts spent on speakers and nothing on room hire. Proposed as correct by Ian Glaves, seconded Pauline Popely. Carried.
Proposals and Nominations for the society for 2017
President: Brian Walker
Past President: John Hume
Secretary: Robert Stark
Treasurer: Frank Sheader
Brian Cockerill, Louise Thompson, Pauline Popely, Nick Gibbons
No other nominations had been received. Proposed as one by Robin Hopper, Seconded Steve Bushell. Carried.
Venue for 2017 indoor meetings. Two possibilities.
St Catherine's Hospice education centre, Throxenby Lane, Newby
Seats up to 40. Tea and Coffee available if pre-booked. £25 per evening
Scarborough Rugby Club, Scalby Road, Scalby
Seats up to 40. £20 per evening. Bar available.
Brian Walker suggested that the consensus of the people who had viewed both rooms favoured St Catherines. The meeting supported this move which will take effect for the next meeting on 10th January.
RECORDS AND REPORTS:
SPEAKER FOR THE EVENING:
Presidential Address. Dragonflies.
John showed two short films, Medieval Monsters by Oliver Mueller and Dragonfly by Wildlifelens
Brian Walker thanked John for the talk.
The meeting closed at pm.