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Annual General Meeting 2021

Wednesday 21st July at 7:30 pm

Annual General Meeting of the Landscape Trust.

All members are invited to apply for tickets to attend the 2021 AGM. Please note that owing to COVID-19 restrictions in force at the venue, attendance is strictly limited to 50 persons in total.  The AGM will therefore need to be a ticketed event this year and only those persons issued with a ticket will be permitted access to the venue.

  1. Apologies for Absence
  2. Minutes of AGM 16th July 2019 (no meeting in 2020)
  3. Matters Arising
  4. Chairman’s report
  5. Treasurer’s report
    •  Adoption of accounts, as approved by the trustees at the meeting in May 2020 and 2021
    • Appointment of Independent Examiner
  1. Secretary’s report
    • Adoption of business plan and associated updates to policies and procedures.
    • Adoption of changes to the constitution:
      • Officers to be elected for three rather than one year terms.
      • The position of Honorary Solicitor be removed
      • Reduce period for submitting AGM business to 28 days; empower trustees, in exceptional circumstances (danger to health or safety, for example) to delay the AGM
  1. Election of Officers:   
    • The following officers are willing to serve for the next year with no alternative nominations:
      • Chairman:  Fiona Allen
      • Vice-chairman Colin Peacock (Elected by the trustees)
      • Treasurer: Ray Anslow 
      • Secretary: Michael Warren
  1. Election of trustees:

Only one trustee has a term of office which goes beyond this AGM.  All others ended their terms last year or will do this year (extensions were granted due to Covid).  New blood is constantly being sought but in its absence, the following are willing to serve another term Steve Benner: Gary Marsh; Roger Cartwright; Bob Pickup

Note on election of Officers and Committee Members: The Managing Committee currently consists of the Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer and six other elected Committee Members (one of whom will be Vice Chairman).  All of these are Trustees.  Invited members to the reports part of the Committee Meetings are the Chairman of the Events Committee; Membership Secretary; Volunteer Reserves Officer; Honorary Solicitor, Editor of Keer to Kent and the manager of the AONB unit where these are not already elected Committee Members. The President is an ex-officio member of the committee.  Officers are re-elected annually; Trustee Committee Members and Honorary Solicitor serve a three-year term but can be re-elected.

  1. Date and Time of Next Annual General Meeting: To be determined. 

Break (owing to COVID restrictions, we are unable to provide refreshments — please bring your own!)

“The Warton Mires Project – an update” by Jane Birch, senior project manager, RSPB.

Closing comments.


The following supporting documents are available:



Wednesday 21st July
7:30 pm


Arnside Educational Institute
2 Church Hill
Arnside, Cumbria LA5 0DF United Kingdom
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Additional booking information

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