Minutes of Embo Trust AGM 20th May 2016, 1900h, Embo Community Centre.

Introductory remarks:

The Chairman welcomed everyone to the meeting and gave a brief report on the activities of the Trust covering the period September 2014
to September 2015.

The financial situation was that the Trust account was sitting at £38,631 compared to £21,085 last year, and the shop account was at £14,682 compared to £8,502.

We received a grant of £10,000 to investigate a 220 kW wind turbine, but have decided to not proceed with this.

Fourpenny runrigs £20,000 grant from SSE, £10,000 Awards for All grant. Paid out £25,000 to buy land (40 Acres), remainder used for ground preparation. Runrigs now up and running. Still some runrigs available,
rent £10 per annum.

Lottery bid - £38,000 received to fund stage 2 bid professional fees. Bid just waiting on one piece from architect then to be submitted. Summary of all monies received and projections on separate sheet.

Thanks were given to Rona Grigg for her hard work in getting the project to this stage.

Accounts attached, we propose to remain with current accountants. Thanks to Libby Whitham for maintaining the accounts.

Election of directors:

Lawrence Bews has resigned, and William Hamilton is standing down for a period not exceeding 1 year by rota. Elizabeth Connell was appointed as director.

The Chairman closed the business of the AGM and moved on to allow other pertinent matters to be discussed.


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