Open Morris AGM 2020 – Sunday 29th November at 2:00pm

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Open Morris AGM 2020

The 2020 Open Morris Annual General Meeting was held at 2pm on Sunday November 29th, remotely via Zoom.

Open Morris AGM 2020 Voting Results

Acceptance of Minutes of AGM 2019

Acceptance of Minutes of AGM 2019: Votes FOR = 36

Acceptance of Minutes of AGM 2019: Votes AGAINST = 0

Acceptance of Minutes of AGM 2019: Votes ABSTENTIONS = 9


RESULT:  CARRIED


Acceptance of TREASURER REPORT

Acceptance of TREASURER REPORT: Votes FOR = 40

Acceptance of TREASURER REPORT: Votes AGAINST = 0

Acceptance of TREASURER REPORT: Votes ABSTENTIONS = 5


RESULT:  CARRIED

Ordinary Motion 1

Motion:


The AGM resolves to support the view of the OM Committee that teams who use full face black make up will be in breach of the Equality Policy of the OM Constitution and will not be accepted as members at the 2021 renewal and thereafter.

ORDINARY MOTION 1: Votes FOR = 36

ORDINARY MOTION 1: Votes AGAINST = 6

ORDINARY MOTION 1: Votes ABSTENTIONS = 8


RESULT:  CARRIED

Ordinary Motion 2:



The AGM resolves that sides who do not take proactive steps to diversify the membership and the venues in which their side performs will be in breach of the Equality Policy of the OM Constitution and will not be accepted as members at the 2021 renewal and thereafter.

ORDINARY MOTION 2: Votes FOR = 13

ORDINARY MOTION 2: Votes AGAINST = 26

ORDINARY MOTION 2: Votes ABSTENTIONS = 13

RESULT:  NOT CARRIED

CONSTITUTION MOTIONS


Constitution Motion 1


Aims and Principles 

Amend the Constitution to read:

2)  AIMS AND PRINCIPLES

a)  OM is an association to which all Morris sides and interested persons are equally welcome to apply for membership.




CONSTITUTION MOTION 1: Votes FOR = 50

CONSTITUTION MOTION 1: Votes AGAINST = 0


RESULT:  CARRIED

Constitution Motion 2:

Membership

Amend the Constitution to read:

3.  MEMBERSHIP

b)  Membership requires acceptance of and compliance with the Constitution of OM, and failure to do so may result in membership being rescinded and cancellation of Public Liability Insurance.





CONSTITUTION MOTION 2: Votes FOR = 45

CONSTITUTION MOTION 2: Votes AGAINST = 1


RESULT:  CARRIED

Constitution Motion 3:

Clarify intent of Section 22: Equality 

Amend the Constitution to read:

22)  EQUALITY

c)  The OM Equality Policy forms part of the OM Constitution and makes clear how OM will support equality. It is published on the OM website. It is the responsibility of the OM Committee to review the Equality Policy and its impact on other OM Documents every 3 years, or sooner if necessary, to take account of changes in the law.

d)  All of OM are to comply with the OM Equality Policy.





Constitution Motion 3

CONSTITUTION MOTION 3: Votes FOR = 47

CONSTITUTION MOTION 3: Votes AGAINST = 2


RESULT:  CARRIED

OFFICER POSTS

Post of CHAIR

Votes FOR Jen Cox for Post of Chair= 46

Votes AGAINST Jen Cox for Post of Chair = 0

Votes ABSTENTIONS = 4


RESULT:  CARRIED

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Post of SECRETARY

Votes FOR Hetty Bevington for Post of Secretary= 46

Votes AGAINST Hetty Bevington for Post of Secretary= 0

Votes ABSTENTIONS = 4


RESULT:  CARRIED

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Post of TREASURER

Votes FOR Liz Scholey for Post of Treasurer= 46

Votes AGAINST Liz Scholey for Post of Treasurer = 0

Votes ABSTENTIONS = 4


RESULT:  CARRIED

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Post of MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY

Votes FOR John Scholey for Post of Membership Secretary= 46

Votes AGAINST John Scholey for Post of Membership Secretary = 0

Votes ABSTENTIONS = 4


RESULT:  CARRIED

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Post of WEB OFFICER

Votes FOR Malcolm Hills for Post of Web Officer= 46

Votes AGAINST Malcolm Hills for Post of Web Officer = 0

Votes ABSTENTIONS = 4


RESULT:  CARRIED

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Appointment of Life Membership for Mike Salter

Votes FOR Life Membership for Mike Salter: = 42

Votes AGAINST Life Membership for Mike Salter: = 0

Votes ABSTENTIONS Life Membership for Mike Salter: = 7


RESULT:  CARRIED