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2019 03 23 Inaugural Meeting


Federation of Ratepayers Associations of New Zealand

Inaugural Meeting to formalise as an Incorporated Society


Saturday 23rd March 2019 from 1-3.30 p.m.

Venue Massey Settlers Hall ( Massey Birdwood Settlers Hall situated - cnr Don Buck Road/Red Hills Road, Massey. 31 kms from Auckland Domestic Airport. ph 09 8336400 (the hall ) website - http:// masseybirdwoodsettlers.org )

Item 1        Welcome and Introduction



Item 2        Adopting a Constitution for NZ Ratepayers Assn (to be circulated in advance)

Item 3        Resolution to form an Incorporated Society

Item 4        Electing Officers of the Association and other members of the Committee

Nominations are called for the following “officer” positions (request candidates provide a brief candidate statement or bio? )

  • Chairperson

  • Secretary

  • Treasurer

  • Other Committee members
    To download/print a copy of the Nomination form , click here ( .jpg or .docx formats )

Item 5        Financial Arrangements

  • Establish Annual Membership fee(s)

  • Agree banking arrangements (e.g. which bank, type of account(s), internet)

  • Approve signatories for bill payments, to access account

Item 6    Application to become registered as a charitable entity, with the Charities Commission

Item 7        Communications Planning and Implementation

  • Website

  • Newsletters

  • Press Releases

  • Protocol for ‘Committee meetings’ by skype or zoom?

Item 8        Membership Report & Recruitment Drive

Item 9        Policy Development and Advocacy Strategy matters

Item 10        Other Matters       

Next Meeting -  general meeting and/or Committee meetings

We have reserved another room at the Massey-Birdwood Hall ( the same venue ) from 9a.m. - 12p.m. the following day ( Sunday the 24th of March 2019 ) for those wishing to be involved in further discussions about where the group is going from here.

We'll be putting together a page on www.ratepayersandresidents.org.nz with a summary of where we got to during these meetings with links to anything that may be of interest to our members.

Contact :

Alan Preston on 02102377242 or 09 4315389

e-mail: ratepayersandresidents@gmail.com

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