The 2010 Annual General Meeting of Wrexham Supporters Trust took place on June 8th at Wrexham Lager Club. We would like to thank everyone who attended the AGM or either voted by proxy or online.
This is a brief summary of the meeting:
The Chair of the Meeting, Lindsay Jones, welcomed members and our guests for the evening: John McLintock and Tim Mitchell from our auditors and Rogers Groves from Shrewsbury Town Supporters Trust, who had overseen this years elections.
Approval of 2009 Minutes
Members were presented with last years minutes and these were adopted without alteration.
The Chair reviewed the Trusts performance against each resolution passed at the 2009 AGM and summarised the last 12 months events on and off the field. Full details can be found in the 2009 Accounts available in the Downloads section of the members area.
The Treasurer, Mark Williams, took members through the Financial Statements for 2009. In summary, there was a surplus after tax of £13,425 and net assets of £339,395. The full accounts are now in the downloads section of the members area along with the 2010 AGM pack issued to members on the evening.
Election to the Society Board
Roger Groves revealed that only three valid nominations were received for the five vacancies on the Society Board and confirmed that rule 7.6 of the Election Policy would apply. In line with this regulation, Roger Groves called for a vote from members present and Richard Owen, Thomas Stanford and Mark Williams were all elected to the Board. All three candidates abstained from this vote, with the remaining 20 members on the evening voting for.
The Society Board proposed McLintocks as auditors for the 2010 Financial Year and received 97% of the votes. (Results: For 95, Against 0, Abstain 2)
Resolution A: "The Trust membership is to allow the Society Board to utilise up to and no more than £15,000 for club related projects to be allocated for the period between the 2010 AGM and 2011 AGM. The Society Board must give careful consideration to the level of any investment and that the Society Board ensure that it gets best value for money from such an investment."
The Chair stated the Boards reasons for asking members to renew this resolution and following a debate, a vote was called, with the resolution being carried with 98% of the vote. (Results: For 95, Against 1, Abstain 1)
Resolution B: Wrexham Supporters Trust is to produce a second version of the Big Red Survey during the next season to build on the success of the 2010 survey.
The Treasurer stated the Boards reasons for asking members to renew this resolution and following a debate, a vote was called, with the resolution being carried with 98% of the vote. (Results: For 95, Against 2, Abstain 0)
All Resolutions were carried
Any Other Business
The Society Board answered questions from members about previous Board members, the Executive Box, Chester Supporters Trust, the recent increase in membership numbers and the Student Flats development.
Season Ticket Draw: Thomas Stanford won the season ticket prize for members attending the AGM and Gareth Roberts from Chester won the season ticket prize for members either voting online or by proxy.