ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday 26th February 2014
City Hall, Bradford 12.00 till 12.30 for lunch
AGM to start at 12.30 and not to last longer than an hour
APF Meeting follows at 1:30pm
(only Affiliated Political Fund payers may attend)
The AGM is open to all members and its function is to allow an opportunity for members to receive reports from Branch Officers on the performance of the branch in the previous year, including the campaigns that we have been involved with, our services to members, the branch accounts and our performance on recruitment. Members have an opportunity to ask questions about reports that are submitted including the financial accounts of the branch.
Motions / Amendments to Branch Rules
As a member you are entitled to submit motions and amendments to branch rules to the AGM so that they can be debated. For a motion to be competent the subject must be relevant to the functions of the branch and be submitted in time for its inclusion on the agenda of the AGM. The final date for motions or rule amendments to be submitted is noon on Friday 20th December 2013.
Motions and rule amendments must be received on the appropriate form, a copy of which can be obtained from the branch office. Motions received by Friday 20th December 2013 on the appropriate form will be posted on the branch website (www.bradfordunison.org.uk). Any member then wishing to submit amendments to motions will need to do so in writing to the branch office with details of the proposer and seconder by Friday 31st January 2014.
Election of Branch Officers/Stewards/Health and Safety Reps/ULR’s/Equality Reps
This AGM also endorses the election of Branch Officers, Stewards, Health & Safety Reps, ULR’s and Equality Reps for the forthcoming year 2014/15. Nomination forms can be requested from Branch Office.
Any full member of the union can stand for election to any of the Branch Officer positions subject to obtaining the appropriate number of members to support the nomination.
Nominations should be received at the Branch Office by no later than noon on Friday 20th December 2013. All Officer nomination forms should be accompanied by an election address of no more than 200 words in the event that a ballot is required for the post.
Branch AGM and Election Timetable
- Motions, Rule Amendments, Branch Officer Nominations, Steward Nominations, Convenor Nominations to be received by noon on Friday 20th December 2013.
- Amendments to motions/Rule Changes to be submitted by Noon Friday 31st January 2014
- Ballot Forms for Branch Officer/Steward Elections distributed 3rd January 2014 (if required)
- Close of election period Friday 24th January 2014
- Final Agenda distributed Friday 7th February 2014.
- AGM Wednesday 26th February 2014
Branch elections: Branch Officer Posts
- Branch Chair
- Branch Vice Chair
- Branch Secretary
- Branch Treasurer
- Membership Officer
- Equality Officer
- Health & Safety Officer
- Auditor (2)
- Education Co-ordinator
- International Officer
- Welfare Officer
- Young Members Officer
- Sports & Social Officer
- Labour Link Officer
- Lifelong Learning Co-ordinator
- Communications Officer
- Retired Members Secretary
2013 AGM REPORTS