Organisation/2017 EGM

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A General Meeting of London Hackspace has been called by the directors under section 302 of the Companies Act 2006.
This meeting will be held on Monday 13th November at 7pm in the Classroom at London Hackspace.

Motions for Ordinary Resolutions for this meeting may be accepted, at the discretion of the Chair by emailing Trustees@london.hackspace.org.uk. Do not edit this page.

Transcript

The transcript will be made available online as soon as possible after the meeting.

Discussion

These resolutions are being discussed on the mailing list, and links to these discussions will be posted below:

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/london-hack-space/kdbmfE0zv7E

Agenda

Any resolutions which do not pass by a clear show of hands, will be voted on by online poll which will start seven days after the meeting. See below for information on how to vote by proxy.

Special Resolution 1

In Articles of Association: 25(b)i Replace:

'The Meek STV voting method with a "no further places" candidate must be used.'

With:

The Meek STV voting method must be used.

Proposed by Russ Garrett.

(A 75% majority is required to pass this resolution)

Special Resolution 2

In Articles of Association: 30(b)

Replace:

'retire at the next annual general meeting and must not be taken into account in determining the directors who are to retire by rotation.'

With:

'retire at the next directors election and must not be taken into account in determining the directors who are to retire by rotation.

Proposed by Russ Garrett.

(A 75% majority is required to pass this resolution)

Special Resolution 3

In Articles of Association: 7(d)

Replace:

'or her or its membership is terminated. A resolution to remove a member from membership may only be passed if:

i. the member has been given at least twenty-one days' notice in writing of the meeting of the directors at which the resolution will be proposed and the reasons why it is to be proposed;

ii. the member or, at the option of the member, the member's representative (who need not be a member of the association) has been allowed to make representations to the meeting.'

With:

'or her or its membership is terminated. Such a resolution may only be passed after the Board has banned the member under the Grievance Procedure;

And add:

(e) A special resolution is passed stating that it is in the best interests of the association that his/her membership is terminated. Such a resolution may only be passed if the member has been given 14 days' notice of the resolution, and has been allowed to provide a statement to the general meeting.'

Proposed by Russ Garrett.

(A 75% majority is required to pass this resolution)

Special Resolution 4

The number of directors to be elected will be decided by the Board, subject to Article 23(b), but must not be less than two. This number should be included in the notice of election.

Proposed by Russ Garrett.

(A 75% majority is required to pass this resolution)

Special Resolution 5

In Articles of Association:

Remove Article 12(c)

Remove Article 22

In Article 7(a)

Replace:

'the member dies or, if it is an organisation, ceases to exist;'

With:

'the member dies;'

In Article 7(d)

Replace:

'Membership is open to other individuals or organisations who:'

With:

'Membership is open to other individuals who:'

In Article 49(b)i:

Replace:

'the admission of members of the association (including the admission of organisations to membership)'

With:

'the admission of members of the association'

Proposed by Paddy Duncan

(A 75% majority is required to pass this resolution)

Proxy Votes

Proxy vote applications are now closed.