The name of the association shall be: Willows Residents' Association
The area covered by the association shall be:
Bittern Close, Heron Close, Kingfisher Drive, Swan Mead, Teal Way, The Mallards, Osprey Close
The aims of the association are:
Membership of the association shall be open to all households (defined as a single postal address) in the area detailed in Section 1. It shall be on the basis of one membership per household.
Available membership categories shall be as follows:
Type | Subscription | Voting Rights*
Full | Yes | Yes
Associate | None | No
(Automatic for all households not taking full membership)
*Voting rights are the only differential between membership categories.
Members should at all times conduct themselves in a reasonable manner at meetings or in premises used by the association.
Any member may be excluded for breach of this condition, or for any other conduct contravening the stated aims, by a majority of those present and voting at any Committee or General Meeting.
Any member so excluded shall have a right of appeal to the following General Meeting.
The committee shall recommend the level of subscription applicable for the following financial year to a vote of the membership at the AGM. Payment of the annual subscription shall entitle a household to full membership of the association for that financial year. This shall be recorded on a membership card provided by the Association.
A Committee elected at each Annual General Meeting by association members shall carry out the business of the association.
The committee has the power to:Raise funds and receive donations.
If the committee considers it necessary to change the constitution, or wind up the association, they can call a General Meeting so that the membership can make the decision. Committee members shall also call a General Meeting if they receive a written request from the majority of the members. All members shall be given 14 days notice and told the reason for the meeting. All decisions require a two thirds majority of those present at the meeting. Minutes shall be kept.
Any member delegated to represent the association in consultation with any other body shall act on the instructions of the Committee and report back to the following Committee Meeting or General Meeting, whichever is the sooner.