Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting of the Kilkenny Photographic Society on 11th June 2020 at 8 pm on Zoom Platform

An Extraordinary General Meeting of Kilkenny Photographic Society will be held on the 11th of June 2020 on the zoom platform at 8 pm.

The KPS Committee are proposing that we change the membership year from “September 1 – August 31” to “January 1 – December 31”

To facilitate this, the following changes must be made to the KPS constitution.

Motion for the EGM:

The Committee proposes that the following changes are made to the Kilkenny Photographic Society Constitution.

Existing 3.8:       Membership fees shall become due immediately following the

AGM [or at the committee’s discretion] and shall be paid in one sum no

later than September 30th of the year, it becomes due.

Proposed 3.8:   Membership fees shall become due immediately following the

AGM [or at the committee’s discretion] and shall be paid in one sum no

later than January 31st of the year it becomes due.

Existing 3.9:      Membership shall be for each year from the 1st September or from

the date of joining until the 31st of August in the following year.

Proposed 3.9:    Membership shall be for each year from the 1st January or from

the date of joining until the 31st of December in the same year.

Existing 3.10:      For new members joining after the 31st of Dec the membership

fee shall be calculated on a pro-rata basis. However, under

exceptional circumstances, the committee shall be able to levy a

lower rate of membership.

Proposed 3.10:  For new members joining after the 30th of April the membership

fee shall be calculated on a pro-rata basis. However, under

exceptional circumstances, the committee shall be able to levy a

lower rate of membership.

Existing 3.12:      If a member shall fail to pay his or her membership fee by the 31st

December of the year in which it becomes due, after notification by

email of the outstanding membership fee due, shall be deemed to

have retired from the society. The members name will be removed

from the register of members. In the case of a member deemed retired

but wishes to re-join they will be required to submit a fresh application

for membership.

Proposed 3.12: If a member shall fail to pay his or her membership fee by the 30th

April of the year in which it becomes due, after notification by

email of the outstanding membership fee due, shall be deemed to

have retired from the society. The members name will be removed

from the register of members. In the case of a member deemed retired

but wishes to re-join they will be required to submit a fresh application

for membership.

Further details will be emailed to all members before the EGM

Ned Mahon

Chairperson

Denis O Reilly

Secretary

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