Name of club Rowley Wildcats FC
1.1The name of the Club shall be Rowley Wildcats Fc thereafter referred to as the Club.
2.2Membership of the Club shall be open to all.
2.3The Club shall have at least 2 members. All members are required to pay a membership fee for the year. The Chairperson will set a minimum requirement.
3.Aims and Objectives
The aims and objectives of the Club shall be:
3.2To organise and promote football for kids of all ages
3.3To encourage fair play and good sportsmanship
3.4To encourage fitness and enjoyment whilst doing so
4.1The Club shall have a committee consisting of at least the following:
Chairperson – Co-ordinator
Secretary – responsible for correspondence and note taking
Treasurer – responsible for financial control
The following positions are also available (alter/add as appropriate):
(g) Volunteer co-ordinator
4.2The role of the committee is to manage all aspects of the Club’s administration. The committee shall not work autonomously. Planning activities, buying equipment and administering other Club matters must satisfy all members.
4.3The committee may invite persons to attend any of its meetings as a participant without the power to vote.
4.4Any vacancy within the committee shall be filled from the ordinary membership and agreed by committee.
4.5Any person who has ceased to become a member of committee shall be eligible for re-election provided they do not hold office for more then three years.
4.6No member of the committee, sub committee or any of the ordinary membership shall receive remuneration from the committee in money or monies worth with the exception of out of pocket expenses.
4.7The committee will meet at least once a month
4.8The chair shall have the power to call special meetings open to all members and can be held for the purposes of altering the constitution and for considering any matter that should be referred to the members in general. The chair should call a special meeting at the request of not less than two committee members or not less than four ordinary members.
5.1The committee may appoint sub-committees for special purposes
5.2When setting up sub committees the Committee shall determine its terms of reference, compositions and powers.
5.3Sub-committees shall have a co-ordinator and a recorder.
5.4Sub-committees shall have the power to co-opt additional persons as and when required.
6. Annual General meetings (AGM)
6.1 The committee shall convene AGMs not more than 15 months after the previous AGM
6.2The committee shall be given not less than 21 days’ notice in writing of the AGM
6.3The AGM shall be publicised at least seven days in advance by leaflets and posters.
6.4At the AGM the ordinary members shall elect a Committee including a chair, vice chair, secretary, treasurer and minute secretary and any other honorary officers as the committee will decide
6.5The chair, officers and honorary officers of the committee shall hold office until the conclusion of the AGM
7.Rules of Procedure
7.1QUORUM: a minimum of three committee members shall form a quorum at committee meetings and a minimum of all committee members and five ordinary members shall form a quorum at AGM
7.2VOTING: every matter, except where this constitution provides otherwise, shall be determined by a majority of members present and voting. In the case of equal votes, the chair of the meeting shall have the casting vote.
7.3MINUTES: a minute of all meetings including sub-committees shall be kept and formally adopted.
8.1The financial year shall run from 1st April to 31st March in the following year
8.2The treasurer shall keep proper accounts of the finances of the committee. All incoming funds shall be lodged without deduction to the committee’s bank/building society account. All monies raised by or on behalf of the committee shall be applied to further the object of the committee and for no other purpose. All deeds cheques, bills of exchange, etc., relating to the committee’s bank/building society account shall be signed by any two of the following committee members: chair, secretary, treasurer
8.3An independent financial examiner elected by the committee shall annually audit the accounts of the committee.
9.Alterations to the constitution
9.1Any alterations to this constitution shall receive the assent of no less than two-thirds of the members present and voting at an AGM or special meeting. Provided that the secretary has received such notice of any alteration in writing no less than 21 clear days before the meeting at which the alteration is proposed.
10.1The committee may be dissolved by a resolution passed by a majority of members present and voting at a special meeting convened for the purpose.
10.2Any assets remaining after the settling of any debts and liabilities shall be applied towards charitable bodies within Any town, which have similar aims to those of the committee. Such charitable bodies to be decided and approved by the aforesaid majority.
We certify that this is a current copy of the constitution of RowleyWildcats FC Committee, which was adopted at an AGM held at:
77 Dudhill Road, Rowley Regis B65 8HT
Signed: Chairperson – Stuart Malpass
Signed: Secretary - Esme Malpass