The Friends Of Sheffield Castle Annual General Meeting

Details from our last AGM

Wednesday 19 April 2018 – 1830 hrs
at the Central United Reformed Church

Meeting Minutes

OPEN MEETING and WELCOME ATTENDEES
The Chair (Martin Gorman) gave a warm welcome to all and announced the Running Order for the AGM which would be followed by a talk given by David Templeman, “The Great Sheffield Deer Park: Ye Great Parke of England”

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
The attendance including committee members, members and guests was 35. Apologies received from 3 members.

MINUTES OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) held on 26 April 2017

Proposer: Diana Stimely Seconder: Christine Goodall

The Minutes were approved by a majority show of hands. There were no Matters Arising.
OFFICERS’ REPORTS
Chair’s Report
• Chair reported on the progress of the Council’s ‘Great to Green 2’ project and the Castlegate Steering Group.
• Planning permission has been granted for the People’s Pier project, research on the castle archives and the virtual reality reconstruction of the castle.
• Archaeological work at the castle site is due to start this summer and an archaeological contractor to carry out the project will be appointed soon.
• There will be an event at the Old Post Office on 29 September, including talks on the archival research, Sheffield Tunnels, and the launch of the virtual reality model.
Treasurers Report
• The treasurer presented the 2017-18 accounts.

Proposer: Sarah Barber Seconder: Peter Carver

The Accounts were adopted by a majority show of hands. There were no Matters Arising.
ELECTION OF MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
All Management Committee Members retire annually. Marie Gilman has resigned from the committee due to ill health – the Chair thanked her for all her hard work and enthusiasm over the years since the FOSC was formed. All other committee members have offered themselves for re-election.

Proposer: Ann Lee   Seconder: Terry Gorman

All were re-elected by a majority show of hands.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS
No other business.

DATE OF NEXT AGM – Proposed Thursday 18th April 2019 at 18:30 hrs
BREAK for REFRESHMENTS
TALK by David Templeman:
“The Great Sheffield Deer Park: Ye Great Parke of England”
Meeting closed at 7pm.

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