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Any members absenting themselves from two consecutive meetings shall render themselves liable to expulsion from the Committee unless a satisfactory explanation of their inability to attend has been tendered by them to the General Secretary and accepted by Committee. Each Officer and Member of the Management Committee shall have a vote at meeting of the Committee. In the event of voting the Chairperson shall have a casting vote. A quorum shall comprise of a chairperson plus four members. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ed) The Committee shall have: \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ee) Any officer or member vacancy that may arise between Annual General Meetings shall be filled by election, by and from voting members of the Committee. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003ch3 style=\"color: rgb(15, 32, 244)\"\u003e4.2 Responsibilities of the Management Committee \u003c/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe management committee shall be responsible for:\u003c/p\u003e\n\n\u003cul\u003e\u003cli\u003e Conducting the affairs of the Club\u003c/li\u003e\u003cli\u003e Calling Annual and Extraordinary General Meetings of the Club.\u003c/li\u003e\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Management Committee shall be empowered, at its discretion, to:\u003c/p\u003e\n\n\n\n\u003cul\u003e\u003cli\u003e Submit nominations for President, for the officers of Chairperson, General Secretary and Treasurer and for Committee Members\u003c/li\u003e\u003cli\u003e Make proposals for amendments to these rules\u003c/li\u003e\u003cli\u003e Discipline any Club member contravening these rules.\u003c/li\u003e\u003cli\u003e Appoint Life Vice Presidents, on the basis of exceptional service given to the Club over a significant number of years.\u003c/li\u003e\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe following non-Committee posts are also for election each year:\u003c/p\u003e\n\n\n\n\u003cul\u003e\u003cli\u003e Men’s Track and Field Captain\u003c/li\u003e\u003cli\u003e Men’s Cross Country Field Captain\u003c/li\u003e\u003cli\u003e Women’s Track and Field Captain\u003c/li\u003e\u003cli\u003e Women’s Cross Country Field Captain\u003c/li\u003e\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"color: rgb(15, 32, 244)\"\u003e5 Finance\u003c/h2\u003e\n\u003ch3 style=\"color: rgb(15, 32, 244)\"\u003e5.1 Management of Club Funds\u003c/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e a) The financial year of the club shall run from 1\u003csup\u003est\u003c/sup\u003e April to the following 31\u003csup\u003est\u003c/sup\u003e March.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e b) All funds received or paid out by the Club shall be applied towards the furtherance of the Purpose and Objects as stated in Rule 2.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e c) The Management Committee shall cause Accounts to be kept of all monies, received or paid out by the Club and shall present annually reviewed Accounts to the Annual General Meeting.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e d) All cheques issued in the name of the Club shall require the signature of two Officers of the Club .\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003ch3 style=\"color: rgb(15, 32, 244)\"\u003e 5.2 Non-profit Making\u003c/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAll surplus income or profits are to be reinvested in the club. No surpluses or assets will be distributed to members or third parties.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003ch3 style=\"color: rgb(15, 32, 244)\"\u003e 5.3 Independent Reviewers\u003c/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e Independent reviewers shall be elected annually at the Annual General Meeting.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"color: rgb(15, 32, 244)\"\u003e6 Membership\u003c/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMembership of the Club shall be open to anyone interested in athletics on application regardless of sex, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, religion or other beliefs.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA candidate for membership must apply in writing on a form provided for the purpose and be proposed and seconded by existing paid-up members and be elected by a ballot at the ensuring Committee Meeting.\u0026nbsp;: In electing new members, the Committee will operate a policy of equal access to the club regardless of race, gender, disability or level of athletic ability. A one-off Joining Fee is payable on first joining the club: this entitles the member to receive one competition club vest. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Committee may refuse membership, or remove it, only for good cause such as conduct or character likely to bring the club or sport into disrepute. Appeal against refusal or removal may be made to the members. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAssociate Membership is available for those who join the club with no intention of being physically active. This category of membership is at a reduced rate of subscription and the Joining Fee does not apply.\u0026nbsp;: Under 11 Associate Membership is available for children in the Under 11 age group: in this case the full membership fee is payable and the Joining Fee does apply.\u0026nbsp;: \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eCompetition only Membership is available for those competing for the club, but who are not using the club facilities to train regularly, this category of membership is at a reduced rate of subscription and the Joining fee does apply. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eNormal Life Membership is available at a fee to be set annually by the Committee.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAn additional class of membership termed “Honorary Life Membership”, which is free of subscription but entitles the member to all the privileges of an ordinary member, includes those persons who:\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Committee may introduce other categories of membership as circumstances dictate.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"color: rgb(15, 32, 244)\"\u003e7 Resignation of a Member\u003c/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMembership shall be deemed to have ceased on the actual date of tendering a notice of resignation in writing and accepted at the next Committee meeting, unless the member be financially in debt to the Club, in which case acceptance will be withheld until the debt has been met.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"color: rgb(15, 32, 244)\"\u003e8 Subscriptions\u003c/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe appropriate annual subscription to the Club shall be payable on election and subsequently on the 1\u003csup\u003est\u003c/sup\u003e April each year.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe rates of subscription shall be set by the Committee annually, bearing in mind the financial requirements of the club. The club will keep subscriptions at levels that will not pose a significant obstacle to people participating. The Committee shall have the power to waive the membership fee if circumstances so dictate.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe Committee shall have the power to prohibit from representing the Club in team competition any member in arrears in the payment of his or her subscription for a period exceeding three months. The Committee shall have the power to expel any member whose subscription is six months in arrears, provided that a month’s notice in writing shall have been sent to such a member by registered letter or reordered delivery, addressed to their last known address, informing him/her of the proposed action by the Committee.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"color: rgb(15, 32, 244)\"\u003e9 Alteration of Rules\u003c/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eNo alternations or additions may be made to the Rules except at the Annual General Meeting or an Extraordinary General Meeting called for the purpose. Notice of any amendment is to be given as provided in Rules 10 and 11.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"color: rgb(15, 32, 244)\"\u003e10 Annual General Meeting\u003c/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAn Annual General Meeting shall be held during the month of October every year to receive the Committee’s report including Team Managers’ reports and the Reviewed Accounts, elect Officers and Committee Members and deal with any other matters specified on the agenda.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe General Secretary must give 21 days’ notice of the Annual General Meeting. Notice of any business which is desired to be placed on the agenda must be given in writing to the General Secretary at least 14 days prior to the meeting. \u003c/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"color: rgb(15, 32, 244)\"\u003e11 Extraordinary General Meeting \u003c/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAn Extraordinary General Meeting:\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMay be convened at any time, by Resolution of the Committee, or\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMust be called by the General Secretary within 28 days of his/her receipt of a written request signed by not less than 8 members and stating the nature of the business to be discussed at such a meeting.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"color: rgb(15, 32, 244)\"\u003e \u003c/h2\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"color: rgb(15, 32, 244)\"\u003e12 Club Uniform\u003c/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMen: Royal blue/gold vest with diagonal Club logo, Gold shorts with royal blue trim.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWomen: Gold/royal blue vest with diagonal Club logo, Royal blue shorts with gold trim.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMembers selected to represent the club in competition must wear Club Uniform at all times.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"color: rgb(15, 32, 244)\"\u003e13 Dissolution\u003c/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eUpon dissolution of the club any remaining assets shall be given or transferred to another registered CASC, a registered charity or UK Athletics for use by them in related community sports.\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"color: rgb(15, 32, 244)\"\u003e14 Rules binding on members\u003c/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA copy of these Rules will be given or send to each member on election, and payment of the annual subscription will be deemed an acceptance of them for all purposes.\u003c/p\u003e","ComponentCode":null,"ComponentData":null,"ComponentError":null,"Background":{"Colour":null,"ImageURL":null,"ImageCrop":null,"Filter":null,"Html":"\u003cdiv class=\"cms-image\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e"}}],"Height":0,"ColumnSpacing":0,"BottomMargin":0,"IsFullWidth":false,"IsBackgroundFullWidth":false,"Background":{"Colour":null,"ImageURL":null,"ImageCrop":null,"Filter":null,"Html":"\u003cdiv class=\"cms-image\"\u003e\u003c/div\u003e"}}],"PageURL":"https://www.bracknellac.com/Cms/Spaces/POLICIES/Club+Rules?version=3","AllVersions":[{"ID":239,"Name":"v1 - Club Rules - Julian Starkey - 09/04/2021 09:52"},{"ID":240,"Name":"v2 - Club Rules - Julian Starkey - 09/04/2021 09:59"},{"ID":241,"Name":"v3 - Club Rules - Julian Starkey - 09/04/2021 10:01"}],"Comments":[],"UpdatedComments":[],"Spaces":[],"IsWatching":false,"LastViewTime":null,"CanEdit":false,"CanPublish":false,"CanComment":false,"CanReadComments":false,"CanModerateComments":false,"CanLike":false,"CanWatch":false}