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Special General Meeting (S.G.M.) :: Thursday, Jan 28th 2010

posted Jan 12, 2010, 9:39 AM by Mark McDonagh   [ updated Jan 14, 2010, 4:09 AM ]


A Special General Meeting (S.G.M.) of Comharchumann Bhearna Teo will be held at 8.00pm on Thursday 28th January 2010 in the Beanna Beola function room of the ‘12’ Hotel Barna. All Co Op members are requested to attend. 

The purpose of the S.G.M. is to place before the membership a motion for vote, in respect of the sale of Comharchumann Bhearna Teo. lands at Clochscoilte, to Barna G.A.A., subject to specified conditions. 

Letter to Members

A Chomhalta, a Chara,

Further to representations from Barna G.A.A. it was agreed at the December meeting of the Executive Committee of Comharchumann Bhearna Teo to place before the membership at a Special General Meeting a motion for vote, in respect of the sale of Comharchumann Bhearna Teo. lands at Clochscoilte, to Barna G.A.A., subject to specified conditions.

The motion to be placed before the membership is as follows:

Comharchumann Bhearna Teo proposes to sell to Barna GAA its lands at Clochscoilte for the amount of €67,000.00 subject to planning, and enter a legal agreement for the greater use of the development for the local community and community based sporting organisations”.

The meeting shall take place at 8.00pm Thursday 28th January ’10 at the Beana Beola function room, The 12 Hotel Barna.

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Chairman’s Introduction.

  2. Adoption of Standing Orders.

  3. Presentation by Barna G.A.A.

  4. Proposal of motion.

  5. Vote on Motion/Amendments thereto.

  6. Chairman’s closing remarks.

Standing Orders

  1. No business shall be transacted at the S.G.M. save that of debating and ratifying the motion which was carried at the Co Op’s December committee meeting. 
  2. A quorum for a general meeting of Barna Co-Op shall be 10 persons (in number) entitled to vote as members. (Rule 26). 
  3. The proposer or seconder of any amendment to the motion shall be allowed not more than 10 minutes and 3 minutes respectively in which to speak on the motion or amendment thereto, and each succeeding speaker not more than 3 minutes. 
  4. At any time during the discussion of the motion, it shall be open to any member to move verbally that the question of any further debate be now ‘at the discretion of the chairman’. If the chairman so decides, s/he may recommend a vote on termination of the discussion/debate. In this event, if, on a show of hands it appears that a majority of members are in favour of terminating the discussion, the original resolution shall then be voted on. No such motion shall be moved unless an opportunity has been given for the expression of both a pro and a contra view of the motion. 
  5. No member shall be allowed to speak more than once on the motion, save by way of giving additional information of any detail of the proposal. 
  6. The motion shall be put to a vote. No recount shall be taken unless not less than 10 members, as announced by the Chairman, challenge the vote. 
  7. Any amendment to the motion, which is accepted by the Chairman, shall be voted on before another amendment shall be taken. If the amendment is rejected, the original motion stands before the house. If the amendment is accepted, then the amended motion is now before the house. 
  8. A motion to suspend the above S.G.M. standing orders must be submitted to the Chairman in writing by the proposer and seconder 24 hours before the commencement of the meeting. It shall specify the standing order or orders to be suspended and the period of such suspension. It shall state the reasons of importance and urgency justifying such suspension. The Chairman shall put such motion to a vote of the meeting. The motion shall not be adopted except with the consent of two thirds of the members and voting at the meeting.

Barna GAA Plans for Clochscoilte

The drawings attached below are what Barna GAA plans to develop on the lands in Clochscoilte  for the greater use of the community.  These drawings are for indication purposes only and are subject to acceptable planning and finance.

Subject to planning and finance, the facility when developed, will be used for all sporting organisations in the community and community based group.
Mark McDonagh,
Jan 13, 2010, 7:05 AM
Mark McDonagh,
Jan 13, 2010, 7:04 AM
Mark McDonagh,
Jan 13, 2010, 7:04 AM
Mark McDonagh,
Jan 13, 2010, 7:04 AM