Minutes of AGM, Nov 2010

Brentford Recycling Action Group
Minutes of Annual General Meeting
Held at
Age Concern, Alexandra House
Albany Road, Brentford
Wednesday 24 November 2010

No

Topics

1

Opening and Welcome:  Hugh Picton, Committee Member

2

Apologies for absence: Matt Harmer, Mel Collins, Katherine Woodman

3

Approval of last year’s Minutes: Minutes from the previous year’s AGM (2009) for acceptance by the meeting.

4

Committee Members’ Report:Hugh Picton (Committee Member)  brag – the years’ activities and continuation of brag Committee members’ roles for 2010/2011

5.

Committee Members Report:Douglas Benford (Treasurer) reported on the bragaccounts for 2009/10The BRAG account currently stands at £1,607.12.

There was little expenditure, some miscellaneous costs for festival stall fees, stationery etc. and some membership subscriptions were received.  

6

Natasha Epstein, Head of Waste and Recycling, LB of Hounslow, brought us up to date with Waste and Recycling in the Borough – her talk was entitled ‘Change on the horizon – potential options’.   She also announced that she would be taking maternity leave early in the New Year and we wished her well.

8

Sarah Dickinson, Waste Minimisation Coordinator, West London Waste, was our guest speaker and gave us an outline of the strategy for waste minimisation is West London. She told us of their new website www.westlondonwaste.gov.uk and invited us all to visit it.

9

Question and Answer Session, AOB: some very interesting topics were raised and discussed.

10

Thanks and Close: Patti Horsnell, Committee Member, thanked Natasha and Sarah and the representatives from Hounslow Council and all the attendees who then adjourned for drinks and refreshments.

11

Drinks and refreshments
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