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AGM 3/2 @ 11am


Google Meet link to join AGM meet.google.com/ezc-sxad-nwe


Public Meeting 11am to be followed by Business meeting

Welcome & Chairman’s Report – Rollo Clifford Chairman of Trustees

Responding to COVID – Susan Clowes Chief Officer

      • Opportunities to improve the service – Debt Sarah Buchanan & Cheryl Brooks
      • Q & A session

Membership invitation – NB all agencies and organisations attending may nominate a representative who has a voting right. Individuals who have completed a membership form are also entitled to vote. Link to membership application form and form to nominate a representative


Business Meeting

  1. Apologies
  2. Approval of the Minutes of AGM 28 November 2019
  3. Matters arising
  4. Treasurers Report – David Bates Treasurer
  5. Vote on joining Citizens Advice presented by the Trustee Board
    • Resolution 2: That West Somerset Advice Bureau joins the Citizens Advice Network and that the name of the charity is changed to ‘Citizens Advice West Somerset’
    • Resolution 3:
      The articles of charity be amended with the Charity Commission. Wording from the Constitution approved by the AGM in 2019 namely:
      “The Charity’s objects are to provide or assist in the provision of a confidential advice and information service, and promote any charitable purpose for the public benefit by the advancement of education, the protection and preservation of health and the relief of poverty, sickness and distress in particular, but without limitation, for the benefit of the community in West Somerset and surrounding areas”
  6. Election of Trustees
    1. Due to stand down on 3 year rotation Phillip Mason & David Bates both are eligible to stand again are willing to continue to serve.
    2. Election of Revd V. Woods read profile
  7. AOB
  8. Thanks


Membership of the Charity

Charity registration number 1126930

The Trustees would like to invite the local community to become members of the charity and to help shape the services we offer in the area. Please complete our membership form if you would like to be involved.

We need new trustees who are able to assist us to campaign for change and to oversee the arrangements we have put in place to keep data confidential. Please complete the application form or contact Rollo to find out more.

Rollo Clifford: Chair@citizensadvicewestsomerset.org.uk

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