MINUTES OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF

THE ST FRANCIS KROMME TRUST (T/A KROMME ENVIRO-TRUST)

HELD AT THE UNITED CHURCH HALL ON 27 JANUARY 2022 

 

WELCOME:  The Acting Chairperson, Maggie Langlands, welcomed all members attending the meeting. 

READING OF NOTICE OF MEETING: The Notice of Meeting was read. 

ATTENDANCE & APOLOGIES:  Apologies were received from Peter de Wet, Ken McGregor, John Hay, Andrew Morris, Nigel Aitken, Anita Dabrowski and Nevil Hulett. An attendance register is attached to the minutes.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  The Minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on 29 January 2021 were taken as read. Approval was proposed by Inéz Rossouw and seconded by Frank Dabrowski and carried unanimously.

MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES: There were no matters arising from the previous AGM raised for discussion. 

CHAIRMAN’S REPORT:  The Acting Chairperson presented this report. A full copy of the report is attached to these minutes and will be posted on the Kromme Enviro-Trust website. No questions were asked after the report was read. It was tabled and adopted.

FINANCIAL REPORT: Sara Smith presented a summary of the financial statements for the year 2020 – 2021. The financial affairs of the Trust are in a healthy state. No questions were asked. The financial report is attached to these minutes.

Approval was proposed by Lynn Aitken and seconded by Yvonne Bosman and carried unanimously. 

ELECTION OF COMMITTEE FOR 2022: Warren Manser has resigned from the committee as he has moved overseas. All other members were prepared to continue serving and all members standing were duly elected. 

The2022 Committee will be as follows:

Maggie Langlands, Alex Gotte and Truus Hedding will jointly fulfil the role of Chairperson for the year assisted by the following committee members:-

Geanne Darke
Ken McGregor
Ag Morris
Greg Miller
John Hay
Peter de Wet
Sara Smith
Daryl Staples
Glynn and James Potts – Community Garden only
Si Cunneen will be co-opted onto the committee. 

APPOINTMENT OF AUDITORS:   The Chairman requested the approval of the meeting to re-appoint Moore Stephens as auditors and this was proposed by Greg Miller and seconded by Geanne Darke. 

GENERAL:

Mr Brian Codling as a representative of Rotary in St Francis Bay indicated that Rotary is very keen to extend the existing cooperation between Rotary and the Kromme Enviro-Trust into the future and Mr Garry Gilbert of Rotary has been appointed as liaison between the two organisations. Members of the Kromme Enviro-Trust were encouraged to assist with the forthcoming Wine on Water event. 

Greg Miller asked about the broken/missing bins on the Two Ocean Walk. He was assured that a new bin will be placed soon and more bins will be placed. The municipality needs to be reminded to clear the bins regularly. 

It was suggested that QR tags be posted on the Two Harbour to make it easier to make donations to the Enviro-Trust 

The meeting closed at 16h35, and refreshments were served at Bruce’s Ocean Museum Café. 

 

Minutes approved on the………………….day of…………………………………………………………20…

 

As proposed by……………………………………and seconded by………………………………………

 

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CHAIRPERSON