The Association shall be called "The Mark Cross Village Association".
The Association is formed to provide the residents of Mark Cross with a forum
in which to discuss matters of specific interest, both immediate and in
the future of the village. Such matters to include, but not be limited
to, town planning policies, the maintaining and improving of amenities,
security of homes and property, traffic control and road safety.
The Association will act as a conduit to Local Authorities on such matters
on behalf of and at the behest of the residents, where they affect the Village
as a whole, supporting welfare and social interaction within the village.
Open to all people who are resident in the Village or who have commercial
or other interests based in the Village.
4. COMMITTEE AND OFFICERS
The management of the Association shall be entrusted to a Committee consisting
of a Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, and six other members, all of whom
were appointed following a Public Meeting, five to form a quorum.
5. POWERS OF THE COMMITTEE
The Committee shall have the power to transact all business relating to the
management of the Association and in particular:
(a) To operate a Banking Account for the Association's
(b) To appoint Sub-committees for special purposes with
powers to co-opt.
(c) To co-opt members to fill any casual vacancies arising
during the year in the
In situations when it is not possible to convene a meeting
of the Committee, the Chairman shall be empowered to act on behalf of
the Committee. Any such action of the Chairman shall be confirmed or
otherwise at the first subsequent meeting of the Committee.
6. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The Annual General Meeting will be held once every calendar year, at such
time and place as the Committee shall determine, to allow discussion on
any matters relating to the management of the Association and/or the welfare
of the Village and elections to the Committee. Notice of the Annual General
Meeting will be posted publicly giving at least fourteen days notice.
Including the Committee twenty (20) members present at
an Annual General Meeting in person shall be necessary to constitute
At an Annual General Meeting the voting shall be open to
7. GENERAL MEETINGS
The Committee will meet at least quarterly and may call special General Meetings
if and when required; and the Committee shall call such a Meeting if requested
in writing by twenty (20) members.
There will be no membership subscription, funding will be raised as necessary.
Such funds will be held in an account with National Westminster Bank plc,
Orpington. Cheques must be signed by any two of the following: