Special General Meeting: New Company 12/11/2012

HASTINGS & ST LEONARDS CHESS CLUB LTD

Minutes of a Special General Meeting of the Company held on Monday 12 November 2012
at 6:15 p.m. at Pelton House, 2 Cornwallis Terrace, Hastings TN34 1EB

Present in person: Ms L Steuart, P Buswell, B Cafferty, C J Driver, K A Lucas, J C L Sharp, W H B Penfold, J Wheeler

Present by proxy: Ms R Norinkeviciute, J Anstead, R A Barton, C Power

Apologies for absence: P J Kelly

1 Election of Chairman of the Meeting
Proposed by Mr Cafferty, seconded, and resolved nem con that the Company Secretary, Mr Buswell, be chairman of the meeting.

2 Special resolution
Proposed to replace Article 4 of the company’s Articles of Association with the following:
“The advancement of amateur sport by promoting the game of chess for the benefit of the residents of the Borough of Hastings.”
Mr Buswell recited reasons behind the proposal, the wording of which had been suggested by the Charities Commission.
The proposal was resolved unanimously: all present in person voted in favour, three directed proxies were in favour, and one discretionary proxy was voted in favour.

The Chairman declared the meeting closed at 6:25 p.m.