The Bike Calgary Annual General Meeting was held Thursday October 13, 2011, 7:00pm to 9:00pm, at Mountain Equipment Co-op, 830 10 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta. AGM Minutes Compiled by B. Clark
1. Welcome and Introductions (B. Clark)
Meeting started at 7pm as scheduled. Welcome attendees, ask them to sign in, point out location of washrooms and water. Introduce outgoing BoD.
2. Review 2010-2011 with Bike Calgary
a. Activities (B. Clark)
Outline activities as per attached report of 2012 activities.
b. Report from the Advocacy Committee (R. Zach)
Introduction to the Advocacy Committee, origin, relationship to Bike Calgary, ongoing activities, request for volunteers.
3. Financial Summary (A. Fedoruk)
Review 2011 Bike Calgary financials as per attached financial summary.
MOTION to accept the financial statement (J. Gruttz, seconded M. Gray). PASSED
4. Bylaw Changes (R. Zach)
Review of recommended changes to bylaws, as posted on Bike Calgary website. Discussion around Paragraph 1: Membership Definition.
MOTION to table amendments to Paragraph 1 on Membership Definition pending review by incoming BoD. BoD will give additional direction for proposal on membership definitions, benefits, and proposed fees, to be presented to a special meeting of the Society by end of March, 2012 (B. Clark, seconded J. Gruttz). PASSED
MOTION that proposed revisions to Bylaws, aside from Paragraph 1, be adopted as presented (J. Gruttz, seconded J. Franzky). PASSED
5. Election of Directors (B. Clark)
Nomination of Cate Hydeman and Darren Bender to BoD (B. Clark). Nominees provided short introductions. Nomination of Brent Clark, Al Fedoruk, Jeff Gruttz, Frans Hettinga (R. Zach), and Richard Zach (A. Fedoruk). No other nominations, hence election was uncontested.
Outgoing board members John Franzky and Mike Gray were thanked for dedication and service.
MOTION to assign offices at next BoD meeting (B. Clark, second ?). PASSED
6. Adjournment of Formal Session
MOTION to adjourn (R. Zach, second Julie Gregg). PASSED
End of AGM
Break and presentation on Centre City bike infrastructure by Blanca Bracic, Transportation Engineer with the City of Calgary, concluded 8:55 pm.