MINUTES OF EMOA
COMMITTEE MEETING HELD AT THE RED LION, KEGWORTH ON 7th October 2002
Present: R. Edwards, P. Olivant, R. Macdonald, A. Hawkins, R.
Denney, A. Portsmouth, M. Godfree.
Apologies for absence :
H. Palmer, R. Shooter, E. Williams, P. Leake.
Approval of the minutes of the last meeting.
Carried, with addition of apologies from I. Whitehead
Requests for additional urgent items on the agenda.
Urgent items to be covered.
1. Abuse of officials. RD to
write warning for EMEWS. Guilty
parties could be refused entry. Names
of offenders to EMOA, please.
2. Perhaps disclaimer also
needed on car keys board, e.g. keys
left at owner’s risk.
3. Still no volunteers to
look after E-kit.
4. Fixtures Secretary.
Might IW be persuaded to continue in this post. RD to
5. Development Officer.
Still no volunteers.
6. Peter Palmer Relays a
success. Broke even.
Report on website.
7. Controllers’ Conference
( 26.10.02 ) still on. Planners and
Controllers to attend if possible.
8. Logo competition.
Defer to next meeting.
9. JK2004 certain
difficulties to be sorted ( by NWOA )
10. New Age Classes for
Juniors. To be brought in by EMOA
from now on, even if BOF cannot yet agree national policy. Clubs to tell planners and EW.
Matters arising from the last meeting.
Dave and Rose Hodkinson had written asking for aid, as had Helen Palmer.
The usual contribution was agreed.
Galoppen events were fixed as Outwoods (Oct 13th), Allestree (Nov 3rd),
Irchester (Nov 10th), Harlow Wood (Nov 24th), Eyam (Dec 8th), Clumber (Dec
22nd), Walesby (Jan 12th), Whitesprings (Feb 3rd), Old Dry Hills (Feb 16th),
Blidworth (Mar 16th), Bradgate (Apr 24th). LOG to be
contacted to see if they can
Night League events were also fixed.
BOF Office still disrupted. SOA has now been devolved. Child
Protection and Racial Equality policies will be needed for each club. New rules
RD and RE had attended meeting and made useful contacts.
New S.I. charges, as agreed at AGM to be instituted from Jan 1st.
A new high-interest account to be opened. Treasurer or vice-chair to
On ordinary account, the number of signatories is to be reduced from 4 to
3. These to be RE, RD or HP. A second signature will be needed for amounts over
NUOC to be invited to meetings
Executive Committee meetings minutes to be ‘vetted’ at the next
meeting, and will then appear on website.
AGM provisional minutes and revised constitution to be put on website.
Inter-Club Relay was not well advertised or attended. Do clubs really
want this? Put on fixtures
list at next meeting.
Date of next
Committee meeting: Monday
November 25th , Red Lion at Kegworth, at 7.30pm.
2. Other meetings in 2002/3: 27th Jan, 24th March, 19th May, 21st July, 15th Sept, AGM 6th Oct.