AGM 2012, Minutes

Held at The Docking Station
108 Brentford High Street, TW8 8AT
on Tuesday 13 November 2012

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Topics

1

Opening and Welcome:  Hugh Picton, Committee Member

2

Apologies for absence: Monica Robb, Ruth Cadbury, Mel Collins, Catharine Browne, Jenny Illman

3

Approval of last year’s Minutes:

Minutes from the previous year’s AGM (2011) for acceptance by the meeting.

4

Committee Members’ Reports:

Hugh Picton (Committee Member) reported on the years’ activities;

this year’s BRAG Green Champion Award was presented to Cindy Gardener for her continued commitment to recycling and green issues.  Congratulations, Cindy!

Douglas Benford (Treasurer) reported the accounts for 2011/2012 stand at £970.80 in credit.

The brag Committee members’ roles for 2012/2013 will continue as previously.

5

Paul Richens, Horticultural Trainer, Bluedome Synergies, – who as we all remember, was a founder member of BRAG – was our Guest Speaker and gave us a most interesting, enlightening and valuable talk on  Composting.

6

Cindy Gardener, Waste and Recycling Officer, Environment Department, London Borough of Hounslow then spoke about our changing habits with regard to recycling and waste disposal over the last few years.

7

We then presented Cindy with her Green Champion Award, which was a basket of locally produced foods and preserves, and a bag made by Rukmini from recycled fabric.

8

Then followed a Question and Answer Session and other items.

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Patti Horsnell, Committee Member, thanked everyone for attending and for their contributions and we adjourned for drinks and refreshments and informal conversation.
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