AGM 2013 – Motions

The following Motions have been received for consideration at the forthcoming AGM to be held on 5 December 2013 –

Motion 1:

Amendments to By laws – Annual Rates of Subscription

Proposed by: Seamus Coyle, Cisteóir
Seconded by: Adrian Dunne, Claraitheóir

That Bylaws 9.1 to 9.4. be amended thus-

“9.1.. Rates of Annual Subscription for all members in 2014 shall be –

 

Full (Adult) –  Non-Playing €120
Full (Adult) – Playing  €200
Full (Retired) – i.e. Over 65, Non Playing  €60
Full (Student)  €150
Introductory Adult  €70
Temporary (Social)  €60
Juvenile  €150
Family with 1 Player  €285
Family with 2 Player  €375
Family with 3 or more Players  €440

 

9.2. That a Family Subscription may, by arrangement made before 1st Mar 2014, be paid in up to three instalments payable between 1 Feb 2014 and 30 Apr 2014.

9.3. The implementation of any arrangement described in 9.2 shall be deemed to fulfil the requirement for Annual Subscriptions to be paid before 1 Mar 2014.

9.4. A proportion of the revenue from Annual Subscriptions shall be allocated to the Games Sections to defray legitimate team expenses. The amount of allocation shall be determined by An Coiste with reference to:

a)      The 2013 section costs

b)      The number of active players in the section

c)      The timeliness of payment of Annual Subscriptions in each section.

AND that Annual Subscriptions paid through the Academy Games Section before 6 December 2013 shall be acceptable at the 2012 rate and not incur any arrears.

 


Motion 2:

Amendments to Bylaws – Annual Rates of Subscription

Proposed by:     Donal Murphy

Seconded by:     Orla Tallon

That Bylaws 9.1 and 9.4. be amended thus-

9.1.  Rates of Annual Subscription for all members in 2014 shall be –

Full (Adult) –  Non-Playing

€ 120.00 (up €20)

Full (Adult) – Playing

€200.00 (up  €10)

Full (Retired) – i.e. Over 65, Non Playing

€60.00 (up €40)

Full (Student) – Non-Playing

€60.00 (up €5)

Full (Student)–Playing

€155.00 (€10)

Introductory Adult – Non-Playing

€70.00 (up €5)

Temporary (Social)

€70.00 (up €10)

Juvenile – Playing

€155.00 (up €10)

Family with 1 Player

€290.00 (up €15)

Family with 2 Player

€380.00 (up €15)

Family with 3 or more Players

€450.00 (up €20)

9.2. That a Family Subscription may, by arrangement made before 1st Mar 2013, be paid in up to three instalments payable between 1 Feb 2014 and 30 Apr 2014.

9.3. The implementation of any arrangement described in 9.2 shall be deemed to fulfil the requirement for Annual Subscriptions to be paid before 1 Mar 2014.

9.4.  For every Annual Subscription properly received from its associated players, €65.00 (down €5 on 2013) shall be allocated to the relevant Games Section to defray legitimate team expenses

AND that Annual Subscriptions paid through the Academy Games Section before 6 December 2013 shall be acceptable at the 2012 rate and not incur any arrears.

 


Motion 3:

Amendments to Bylaws – Annual Rates of Subscription

Molta ag:  Colmán Ó Drisceoil

Tacaithe ag:  Seán Ó Dochraigh

Míreanna M: 9 – 11  mar atá a ghlanadh as an mBunreacht agus an téacs thíos a chur ina áit:

9.1 Is iad na rátaí síntiúis do bhaill don bhliain 2014 agus do bhlianta ina dhiaidh sin múna n-athraítear iad ag Cruinniú Cinn Bhliana nó Cruinniú Urghnách eile ná:

Iomlán (Lán-fhásta) gan imirt €100
Iomlán (Lán-fhásta) imirt  €220
Iomlán (Mac Léinn) imirt  €160
Iomlán Scortha (os cionn 65)  €40
Sóisialta  €60
Ógimreoir  €160
Teaghlach le himreoir amháin  €290
Teaghlach le beirt imreoirí  €380
Teaghlach le triúr imreoirí nó níos mó  €450

 

9.2 Tabharfar €65 as gach síntiús a dhíoltar i gceart do gach imreoir ar ais don rannóg lena mbaineann sé nó sí.

9.3 Gur ball go dtí 31 Nollaig na bliana ina dhiaidh sin aon ógimreoir nua a ndíoltar ballraíocht i gceart dó nó di  tar éis 31 Lúnasa den bhliain reatha.

9.4 Beidh sé de cheart ag Coiste Chumann Peile, Iomána agus Camógaíochta  Cuala díolúine ó roinnt nó ó iomlán na rátaí ballraíochta thuas a thabhairt i gcásanna eisceachtúla.

 


Motion 4:

Appointment of Auditor

Proposed by: Seamus Coyle
Seconded by: Declan Murray

That Manus Brady & Co be appointed as Independent Auditor in respect of the Financial Accounts for the year 2014.



Motion 5:

Proposed:  Annmaire Kennedy

Seconded:  Kevin Kennedy

That the incoming Coiste appoint a special Finance Committee under the Treasurer to apportion the necessary expenditure for the day to day running of Sections.

 


Motion 6:

Proposed:  Declan Murray

Senconded:  Peadar Mc Adam

That all communications with Dun Laoghaire County Council relating to Cuala and any of their facilities or grant applications should be dealt with via the Club Officers.



Motion 7:

Proposed:  Ken O’Sullivan

Seconded:  John Treacy

That the following paragraph of the Constitution:

“4.3.1 The Coiste shall be comprised of FIVE Officers (as set out in 4.2), SIX Games Representatives (one each for Adult, Ladies, Minors, Juvenile Girls, Juvenile Boys and Academy),  ONE Players’ Representative, and no more than THREE Other Members

4.3.2:  From among the Games and Players Representatives and Other Members, the Coiste shall appoint an Assistant Secretary, an Assistant Treasurer and a PRO.”

Be replaced with

4.3.1 The Coiste shall be comprised of FIVE Officers (as set out in 4.2), ONE Players’ Representative, and no more than NINE Other Members

4.3.2 From among the Players Representatives and Other Members, the Coiste shall appoint an Assistant Secretary, an Assistant Treasurer and a PRO.

4.3.3 If an eligible Coiste member under Rule 4.3.2 is unavailable to serve as Assistant Secretary, Assistant Treasurer or as PRO, then Coiste may appoint any fully-paid up adult Member to serve in these roles and to attend Coiste meetings. Any Member so appointed under this sub-paragraph will not have voting rights



Motion 8:

Proposed:  Ken O’Sullivan

Senconded:  John Treacy

  1. That Coiste adopt a policy of devoting 20% of its overall time to focus exclusively on formally reviewing the activities of each of its Games Sections – in proportion to the number of players in each section
  2. That the officers of the relevant Games sections be invited to attend those meetings, or portions of meetings as guest.
  3. That the timing and scheduling of such reviews be arranged by An Runai in consultation with the relevant games officers who should be afforded a minimum of two weeks notice of the relevant  meeting(s)
  4. That these arrangements be reflected in the Coiste decision making protocols



Motion 9:

Proposed: Declan Murray

Seconded: Seamus Coyle

That each category of annual subscription be increased by €25 to cover increased running costs within the club.



Motion 10:

Proposed Ken O’Sullivan

Seconded Tadhg Murphy

That An Coiste Cuala examine and report back to the club members by the 31st March 2014 on the feasibility of introducing and implementing a self-funding subvention scheme to support Cuala Members in the temporary advance bridging of medical expenses costs which ultimately are subject to refund under the terms of benefit off the GAA injury fund

 


Motion 11:

Proposed: Ciaran Irwin

Seconded Dave Hudson

That An Coiste create a loyalty scheme for the allocation of All-Ireland tickets based on the orders received by the club during that year.

 


Motion 12:

Distribution of tickets, allocated to Cuala GAA Club,

Proposed by:  Aidan Boyle

Seconded by:  Paul Linnane.

In the event of Dublin’s participation in an All Ireland Hurling or Football Final.

“The Manager and two Selectors of each of the Adult Teams in the code of a forthcoming All Ireland Championship Final, who are fully paid up members of Cuala GAA Club, be offered a ticket for the All Ireland Final in the event of Dublin’s participation.”

 


Motion 13:

Proposed by:     Donal Murphy

Seconded by:     Orla Tallon

That each games section is tasked by An Coiste with raising a sum equivalent to €5 per registered player in that section, with the funds raised to be used to cover central club costs. The funds raised should be in addition to existing section fundraising activities and should be raised prior to the 30 June 2014.

 



Motion 14:

Proposed:  Liam O’Dowd

Seconded:  Paddy Murdock

“Cuala Club Annual Accounts be published at least two weeks before the date of the Annual General meeting.”