EVENLEY CRICKET CLUB CONSTITUTION.
The name shall be Evenley Cricket Club (hereinafter called “The Club”)
B: OFFICERS AND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
Membership of the club shall be open to bona-fide playing and non-playing members approved by the main committee. Playing members shall sign a contract, acknowledging the constitution and rules of the club, prior to the commencement of each season and payment of the appropriate fee, determined by the main committee at the AGM. Non-playing members will be known as Vice Presidents, Ball Sponsors and/or Advertisers and shall pay an appropriate fee. At the discretion of the main committee, life membership and/or membership shall be granted to sponsors, if not already ball sponsors or vice presidents. Any member shall be entitled to attend and speak at the AGM or any extraordinary meeting which they have been expressly invited to, and may take part in all voting decisions. Acting in the best interest of the club, the main committee reserves the right to refuse or withdraw the membership of any playing or non-playing member without reason or notice.
D: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The AGM of the club shall take place on a Sunday morning in February at a venue date and time to be decided by the main committee. Notice of every AGM will be circulated to members at least 21 days before the date of the meeting. No member shall be entitled to more than one vote. In the event of a tied vote the chairman or his nominated deputy shall have the casting vote.
E: SUBSCRIPTIONS AND PAYMENTS
The club's annual subscription shall be fixed at the AGM and shall be paid by members to the Treasurer by March 31st then following. Payment shall not be accepted in lieu of goods or services to the club or its officers. The treasurer shall deposit subscriptions in an approved bank account and be responsible for keeping records of the clubs financial transactions. In the event of any member failing to pay his/her subscription by the due date, an additional levy of £10 shall be paid to the club. All payments made by the club shall bear the signature of any one of the authorised officers of the club
Senior Citizens (age 65 and above) shall be exempt from Annual Subscriptions. Match Fees for these and junior members (in full time education) will be charged at 50% of the normal rate.
Revenue for the club shall be collected and paid into the clubs bank as soon as reasonably possible. Members responsible for the collection of payments will not pass monies through their own private bank accounts prior to passing them to the club. Match fees will be set at the AGM and are to be paid before the commencement of each match.
F: PRESENTATION OF AWARDS
The club shall hold an annual event at which presentations will be made. The function to be held in September/October after the playing season; the venue and general format to be decided by the committee. The club shall provide trophies and medals to the appropriate winners of each category. The Captains or their nominated deputy will be expected to make the presentations. Recipients of trophies shall hold possession until September 1st of the following year and return them in good order to the General Secretary.
G: EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETINGS
The Chairman or General Secretary, on receipt of a written request may convene an Extraordinary General Meeting at the discretion of the main committee, or on receipt of a request by not less than three members of the club. Notice and proceedings at an Extraordinary General Meeting shall be the same as those at Annual General Meetings.
I: PRESENTATION OF ACCOUNTS
The Treasurer shall keep the accounts of the club and such accounts shall close on the 31st December in each year and be presented at the A.G.M each year.
J: GENERAL CONDUCT
All rules included in the “Rules of Evenley Cricket Club” shall apply.