Temiskaming & Northern Ontario Curling
Saturday, April 20, 2002
Item 1 - Attendance/Credentials
The Attendance and credentials of those present was verified and the following representation was confirmed.
|Smooth Rock Falls||Represented|
|James Bay||Not Represented|
Item 3 - Minutes of the Previous Meeting
The minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on September 22, 2001 in Kirkland Lake were read by Joe Gubbels.
A motion to accept the minutes could not be made due to lack of a quorum.
As this is the second meeting in a row that a quorum could not be established.
Secretary Joe will forward a notice of motion to all Clubs and Directors to change the Constitution of the Association to read that:
The quorum of any annual or special meeting shall be a representation of the majority of the affiliated Clubs of the Association.
Item 4 - Correspondence
1. Request for information from Curl Ontario.
This information is required in order to obtain Government grants for curling.
All Clubs are urged to take a few minutes and complete this survey and submit it to Curl Ontario as soon as possible.
2. Information brochure on the Amethyst Junior Curling Camp which will be held in Thunder Bay on June 30-July 6, 2002
3. C.C.A. Development fund application. Clubs were urged to study this document and initiate programs within their Clubs which may qualify for funding through this program.
Bill Volume noted that applications must be submitted prior to purchasing equipment or starting programs.
Item 5 - Financial Reports
Joe went over the Financial Reports which covers projections to the end of the season (June 30)
General Account surplus of - $ 583.48
Special Accounts surplus - $ 65.98
Overall projected surplus - $ 649.46
Have little operating money.
Revenue from sale of rocks deposited in G.I.C.s
Two Clubs have not paid their affiliation fees to date.
Reminders have been sent out on two occasions.
The End-of-Rail Curling Club did not operate this season.
President Dave will contact the Hearst Curling Club.
Delinquent Clubs will be notified that if fees are not paid, the Clubs will become ineligible for competitions and for hosting Association events.
A deadline of June 1 was suggested.
The responsibility of verifying the eligibility of competitors at Association events should be delegated to the Association Chairmen.
An increase of competitive curlers was seen during this season.
Crests - some comments that the awarding of Association crests should continue for all events.
Secretary Joe will check on pricing.
Item 6 - Sites & Dates
The sites and dates for the various Association playdowns was established.
Site Selection - Provincial Seniors.
Three requests were received prior to the meeting.
- Iroquois Falls
Representatives of the three Clubs were asked to speak on behalf of their Club.
A secret ballot was conducted and the Iroquois Falls Curling Club will host the Provincial Seniors December 19-21, 2002
Site Selection - Provincial Mixed for 2004.
Secretary Joe distributed prerequisite manuals for this event which will be hosted by our Association on March 22-24, 2003.
Bids are to be submitted by September 1, 2002
ITEM 7 - ZONE REPORTS
|Zone 1 report||Pete Conick||Report not available.|
|Zone 2 report||Todd Turner||Report read and submitted.|
|Zone 3 report||Kent MacInnes||Report read and submitted.|
|Zone 4 report||Hugh Campbell||Report read and submitted.|
|Zone 5 report||Vic Mitchell||Report not available.|
|Tankard report||Dave MacInnes||Report read and submitted.|
|Senior report||Bob Hardy||Verbal Report|
|Mixed report||Hugo Rivet||Report read and submitted.|
|Juniors report||Bill Volume||Report read and submitted.|
|Bantam Mixed report||Bill Volume||Report read and submitted.|
|Competitive Curlers report||Todd Turner||Report read and submitted.|
|Bantam Boys report||Bill Volume||Report read and submitted.|
|Provincial Seniors||Bob Hardy||Report not available.|
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING APRIL 20, 2002
NAME POSITION CLUB
|BILL VOLUME||PAST PRESIDENT||KAPUSKASING|
|HUGH CAMPBELL||ZONE CHAIRMAN||KAPUSKASING|
|BOB HARDY||VICE PRESIDENT||IROQUOIS FALLS|
|MICKEY ABRAMSON||DELEGATE||IROQUOIS FALLS|
|TOM ARMSTRONG||VICE PRESIDENT||KIRKLAND LAKE|
|KENT MacINNES||ZONE CHAIRMAN||McINTYRE|
|PAUL ASHLEY||DIRECTOR||SMOOTH ROCK|
|RON MCCUAIG||DELEGATE||HORNE GRANITE|
|RYAN PETERS||DELEGATE||HORNE GRANITE|