Highlights from the General Committee Meeting

Highlights from the General Committee meeting held on Saturday 27th August are as follows:

  • The accounts for 2013, 2014 and 2015 have now been audited and a compliance certificate issued
  • On recommendation from the auditor, it was agreed that we will try once more to find the missing Sage Accounts software, and then re-purchase if required
  • The grant award for Eastling has been cancelled following a note from the incumbent there
  • The new KCACR website went live recently, and soon content owners will be able to edit/add their own content to the site
  • A schedule for the creation of the 2017 handbook has been created by the Handbook Editor
  • Catherine Lewis has agreed to look into arranging a Module 2F ART course in the County if sufficient interest exists
  • The Secretary is going to write to the incumbent at Strood to ask if their project to install a ring of bells is still going ahead
  • A proposed rule change to be considered at the 2017 AGM will be circulated to Districts ready for their ADMs in October
  • A final request for volunteers to help with the KCA Mobile Ring will be made by the Secretary, along with a member survey to ascertain if there really is a need/want for this as is already thought – deadline 31st December 2016 to make a decision
  • The County 6-bell Striking Competition 2016 will be held on Saturday 24th September, 9.45am draw, in the Lewisham District at Farnborough
  • It was agreed that the Kent Young Ringers band could enter the County 6-bell competition effectively as a ‘scratch’ band, for competition practice
  • The County Youth Striking Competition 2016 will be held on Saturday 22nd October at Otford
  • The Association are entering a band in the Essex Trophy being held at Writtle, Essex on Saturday 10th September
  • The final General Committee meeting in 2016 is on 26th November

These can also be downloaded in PDF format from here.