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- The name of the Club shall be the Cutweb Internet Boating Club
- The aims of the club shall be:
a) To stimulate interest in Waterways and the Internet in general.
b) To provide assistance actual or virtual to other Waterway users.
c) To have at least one annual social gathering of as many members as possible.
d) To have as many regional social gatherings as possible throughout the rest of
- The colours of the Club shall be a red circle around a black web with a narrowboat
in the centre all on a white background. The Clubs name to appear in full in black in
the circle around the web.
- Membership applications will only be accepted by E-mail. The Committee reserves
the right to accept or renew membership. All members will agree to abide by the
Subscriptions for the following year will be fixed at the Annual General Meeting by a
- The following officers shall be elected to serve for two years and shall be
subject to election at the Annual General Meeting every other year:
Commodore, Secretary, Treasurer, and Membership Secretary.
The positions of
Commodore and Membership Secretary shall be elected on even years and
Treasurer and Secretary shall be elected in odd years in order to retain
continuity in the management of the club.
The Rally Organiser and three
committee members shall be subject to election at the Annual General Meeting
Vacancies that may occur between elections can be filled by the
invitation of the remaining Committee members
- The activities of the Club shall be controlled by the Committee. The Committee as
outlined in paragraph 5 shall have the power to co-opt additional people who are able
to render special services.
- It shall be the duty of the Committee to ensure the aims of the Club are met and to
exercise a general oversight of its activities. Committee members may delegate any of
their powers to sub-committees of such members or member of the Club as they think
fit. Any sub-committee so formed shall conform to the regulations imposed on it by
- The Clubs finances shall be arranged as follows:
a) The Committee shall have the right to reimburse themselves from Club funds
for expenditure involved in the direct running of the Club.
b) The Committee shall have the power to undertake contracts of any kind for the
supply of goods and services to or for the purpose of the Club.
c) The Committee shall cause accounts to be kept of all monies belonging to the
club. Such accounts are to be presented at the Annual General Meeting.
d) The funds of the Club shall be kept in an interest earning account.
e) The Secretary, Treasurer and Membership Secretary shall be
signatories to the bank accounts of the Club and the signatures of any
one shall be required on any instrument dealing with the funds of the
- The Annual General Meeting of the Club shall be held once a year. This may be
held over the internet using the clubs discussion forum. General Meetings can be
convened if five or more members suggest it. Not less than four weeks notice shall be
given before either such meeting. Nominations for the Committee and items for the
agenda must be received by the Secretary no later than twenty days before the date of
the meeting. The agenda and nominations shall be circulated to all Club members at
least ten days before the meeting.
Nominations must be supported by proposer and seconder after the consent of the
nominee has been obtained. If the nominations exceed the number of vacancies a
Ballot shall take place. Members who are unable to attend may pass details of their
votes for the election of officers to the Secretary by the morning of the meeting.
- Alteration to the Constitution may be passed at General or Annual Meetings
after notice has been given on the agenda for that meeting. No such resolution shall be
carried unless those voting in favour are at least two thirds of the total vote.