RULES AND CONSTITUTION OF THE RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATION
The name of the Association shall be the Dulwich Village, Woodyard Lane and College Road Residents Association hereinafter called the Association.
The Association shall have as its objects the furtherance of the community interest of its members and the maintenance and improvement of the amenities affecting them.
Membership shall be open to all residents of the Association
but voting shall be restricted to one vote for each property.
The initial annual subscription shall be____nil_________in respect of each property and shall be due on____N/A_________________________in each year. Membership of the Association shall terminate:
- a) Upon a member giving written notice to that effect to the Hon. Secretary b) Upon a member ceasing to be either a tenant or resident.
The Committee shall consist of up to five members of the Association the officers thereof being a Chairman, Hon Secretary and Hon Treasurer.
The election of the Committee and of its officers shall take place at the Annual General Meeting.
Committee members so elected shall hold office until the following Annual General Meeting, when they shall be eligible for re-election without
Nomination for the membership of the Committee shall be proposed and seconded by two members of the Association and notified to the Hon. Secretary seven days in advance of the Annual General Meeting and shall include the written consent of the nominee.
The committee shall be empowered to fill any vacancy occurring on the Committee or among the officers for the remainder of its term of office; it shall also be empowered to co-opt up to three extra members if necessary. The committee shall also be empowered to appoint sub committees from the membership, whose decisions will be subject to confirmation by the Committee. The committee shall meet as and when required, its quorum consisting of simple majority of its members, at least two of whom must be officers.
The Annual General Meeting of the Association shall be held not later than ___November_/TBA______________ in each year. A report will be given at the Annual General Meeting of the year’s work of the Association.
An Extraordinary General Meeting of the Association may be convened at any time by the Hon. Secretary, either upon written instructions of the Committee, or the written request signed by no fewer than ten members of the Association.
At the Annual General Meeting of the Association, or at any Extraordinary General Meeting, 25% of the membership shall constitute a quorum, and if not present, the meeting shall be adjourned to another day when members present shall form a quorum.
An Ordinary General Meeting of the Association may be convened on fourteen days written notice to the members, which notice shall contain the Agenda.
Seven days’ notice in writing must be given to the Hon. Secretary of any resolution to be moved at any General Meeting unless such resolution is admitted by the Chairman at the Meeting.
A notice containing all resolution and nominations to be moved, with the names of the those proposing and seconding each resolution or nomination, shall be kept by the Hon. Secretary and be available for inspection by any member for seven days before the General Meeting.
Voting at a meeting of the Association shall be by a simple majority and be by a show of hands unless a ballot is demanded by a majority. In the case of equality, the Chairman shall have a casting vote.
The property and funds of the Association shall be held and administered by the Committee; a resolution of the Committee shall be sufficient authority for any payment there from.
ALTERATION TO THE RULES AND CONSTITUTION
No Alteration to the Rules and Constitution of the Association shall be made except at the Annual General Meeting or at an Extraordinary General Meeting.
All complaints or suggestions on matters regarding the Association shall be made to the Committee, preferable in writing.