The Ramsgate and District Model Engineering Club

Constitution

The name of the club shall be the Ramsgate and District Model Engineering Club (RADMEC).

The object of the Club shall be to encourage model engineering and to foster the interchange of ideas and mutual assistance between members.

The Club shall be a non-profit making organization and accordingly, its assets shall be used only to further the aspirations and objectives of the Club.  Should the Club be wound up, any remaining assets shall be disposed of as decided by the committee.

The business of the club shall be conducted by the committee, which shall consist of:  A Chairman, a Secretary, a Treasurer, and a Safety Officer, each of whom shall be elected for a period of one year. 

The committee may nominate a President and shall have the power to co-opt other cub members to the committee if required.

The Secretary shall call meetings and record the minutes thereof.  The Annual General Meeting (A.G.M.) and Spring General Meeting should be called as near as is practical to the last Friday in October and March respectively.

The funds of the Club shall be managed by the Treasurer and shall be lodged in a bank account.  Cheques drawn against the current account shall be signed by two committee members. The Treasurer shall keep all books and accounts and provide a balance sheet at the A.G.M. each year. The Club’s financial year running from 1st October to the 30th September.

Subscriptions at rates decided by the club at each A.G.M. are payable on joining and thence annually at the A.G.M.

The Club reserves the right to accept, or refuse, applications for membership and to terminate membership by majority decision of the committee.

Any matter arising, which is not covered by this constitution, shall be referred to the committee whose decision shall be final.

Re-drafted 28th January 2015