THE WRAGBY PLAYERS CONSTITUTION   

 

1.   The  Society  shall  be  called  ‘The  Wragby  Players’.  

 

2.   The  objects  of  the  Society  shall  be  the  study  and  performance  of  works  of  a  musical  and   dramatic  nature.  

   

3.   The  Society  shall  be  managed  by  a  Committee  consisting  of  the  following  Officers,  namely,   Chairman,  Vice-­Chairman,  Secretary,  Treasurer  and  between  four  and  eight  other   members.  The  Committee  shall  have  the  power  to  co-­opt  from  time  to  time  such  persons  as   they  may  consider  necessary.  Four  shall  form  a  quorum.  The  Committee  (including  the   Officers)  shall  retire  annually  but  shall  be  eligible  for  re-­election.

   

4.   The  monies  of  the  Society  shall  be  deposited  in  a  bank  in  Lincoln.  Cheques  will  be  issued   on  the  signature  of  the  Chairman,  Treasurer  and  Secretary  (two  out  of  the  three).

   

5.   The  accounts  of  the  Society  to  be  audited  and  presented  at  the  Annual  General  Meeting.  

 

6.   The  Annual  General  Meeting  of  the  Society  shall  be  held  not  later  than  the  last  day  of  July   in  each  year,  when  reports  and  accounts,  duly  audited,  shall  be  presented,  and  all  other   general  business  transacted.  Two  weeks’  notice  shall  be  given  to  members  of  the  date  of   the  Annual  General  Meeting.


 7.   Motions  for  consideration  at  Annual  General  or  General  Meetings  to  be  submitted  in  writing   to  the  Secretary  fourteen  days  before  the  meeting  to  enable  details  to  be  circulated  to   members.

   

8.   Applications  for  membership  shall  be  made  to  the  Secretary,  who  shall  submit  the  same  to   the  Committee  for  its  decision.  Membership  shall  be  open  to  those  aged  8  years  and  over,   with  a  maximum  of  20  children  (under  14  years  of  age)  at  any  one  time.  

 

9.   The  annual  subscription  shall  be  agreed  at  the  Annual  General  Meeting  and  shall  be   payable  by  31  July  each  year.

     

10.  The  Committee  shall  select  the  works  to  be,  from  time  to  time,  produced  by  the  Society  and   appoint  the  Director/Musical  Director  and/or  Producer  for  each  production.

     

11.  The  funds  of  the  Society  shall  be  applied  solely  to  the  stated  objects  of  the  Society.  The   committee  may  decide  to  make  donations  to  local  charities  or  philanthropic  purposes.    No   member  of  the  Society  shall  receive  payment,  directly  or  indirectly,  for  services  to  the   Society  or  for  other  than  legitimate  expenses  incurred  in  its  work.  In  the  event  of  dissolution   for  any  reason  whatsoever,  any  balance  of  cash  remaining  in  hand  after  realisation  of   assets  and  payment  of  debts  shall  be  handed  over  to  a  charity  or  charities.  

 

12.  No  alteration  to  these  rules  shall  be  made  except  at  a  General  Meeting  with  at  least  half  of   the  adult  members  present.          


Reviewed  and  amended  at  AGM  18  July  2014.    12  adult;;  3  junior  members  present   Previous  version  revised  at  AGM  June  25th  1993.   Previous  version  revised  at  meeting  dated  August  16th  1988.  7  Members  present