• Mary Breakell

Newsbrief 88 28 September 2021 AGM

NEWSBRIEF No 88 - 28th September 2021


The 2021 CLOUD Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 20th October, starting at 7.30pm. To facilitate attendance from as many members as possible, the AGM will once again be held online. A link to join the Zoom meeting will be circulated before the meeting so that members can participate in the proceedings.

We encourage as many CLOUD members as possible to join the online AGM which has important decisions to make, including our ongoing campaign on housing developments in Lancaster. We will discuss what our next steps should be, following Lancaster City Council’s decision to approve the Housing Infrastructure Funding. We hope to agree a few key objectives to focus our activities on for the year ahead.

We will also elect the new Management Committee. A few of the present members of the committee have dedicated considerable time and energy to CLOUD over the last few years and are now wishing to stand back and take a less active role. We will therefore welcome all offers of assistance, whether on the committee or informally. Please consider if you are able to increase your involvement in CLOUD next year so that we can continue to build on our collective knowledge, expertise and resources and apply pressure on the council, planners and developers during what will be a very significant period for Lancaster's future.


1. Approval of the minutes of the last Annual General Meeting held on 22nd October 2020.

2. Report by the Chairperson on CLOUD’s activities over the year from October 2020.

3. Report by the Treasurer on CLOUD’s finances.

4. Election of the new Management Committee for the year to October 2022.

5. Next steps and key objectives for CLOUD.

6. Any Other Business.

7. Date of Next Meeting.

The CLOUD constitution and minutes of meetings (including the 2020 AGM) are all available on our website at : https://www.cloudbgv2017.co.uk/cloud-meetings-and-constitution.

The reports by the Chairperson and Treasurer for agenda items 2 and 3 will be issued in a further Newsbrief.

Regarding agenda item 4 (Election of the new Management Committee) all of these posts are for election by CLOUD members at this AGM. The Management Committee comprises Chairperson, Treasurer and Secretary, plus up to six other members. Any CLOUD member wishing to stand for any of these posts should submit their name before 13th October to the Secretary by email to cloudbgv2017@gmail.com.

Present members of the CLOUD Management Committee are:

Chairperson: Steve Constantine

Secretary: Rosemary Hindley

Treasurer: Tony Breakell

Other Members:

Mary Breakell (IT, Web and Communications)

Mark Salisbury (Burrow representative)

Sally Salisbury

Tom Wilkinson

Barbara Walker

Tony Blendall

For agenda item 6 (Any Other Business) we invite CLOUD members to submit any proposals they wish to have discussed at the AGM.

Please note the date in your diary and we will send further details soon.

Best wishes

Rosemary Hindley, on behalf of CLOUD Team

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