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BRGCA Constitution

BRASSINGTON RECREATION GROUND CHARITABLE ASSOCIATION

 

CONSTITUTION

 

THE CHARITYS OBJECTS ARE TO PROMOTE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF BRASSINGTON AND THE SURROUNDING AREA THE PROVISION OF A RECREATIONAL FACILITY FOR RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURETIME OCCUPATION OF INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE NEED OF SUCH A FACILITY BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES OR FOR THE PUBLIC AT LARGE IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITION OF LIFE FOR THE SAID INHABITANTS.

 

IN FURTHERANCE OF THESE OBJECTS BUT NOT OTHERWISE, THE TRUSTEESS SHALL HAVE THE POWER TO ESTABLISH OR SECURE THE ESTABLISMENT OF A RECREATIONAL FACILITY AND TO MAINTAIN OR MANAGE OR COOPERATE WITH ANY STATUTORY AUTHORITY IN THE MAINTENANCE AND MANAGEMENT OF SUCH A FACILITY IN FURTHERANCE OF THE ABOVE OBJECTS.

 

SIX TRUSTEES TO BE APPOINTED, FOUR FROM THE LOCAL COMMUNITY TO BE ELECTED AT THE ANNUAL MEETING AND TWO REPRESENTING THE PARISH COUNCIL AND ELECTED AT THE PARISH COUNCIL AGM TO ENSURE CLOSE LIASON AND SUPPORT.

 

THE TRUSTEES WILL SET UP A COMMITTEE CONSISTING OF ONE MEMBER FROM EACH BONA FIDE ORGANISATION OR SOCIETY WITHIN THE PARISH AND TWO MEMBERS FROM THE RESIDENTIAL AREAS ADJACENT TO THE DEVELOPMENT.

 

THE TRUSTEES MAY AUTHORISE CO-OPTION OF FURTHER MEMBERS TO THE COMMITTEE WHO HAVE SPECIALIST SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY AND FINANCES OF THE DEVELOPMENT.

 

THE TRUSTEES WILL HOLD AN ANNUAL MEETING OPEN TO THE PUBLIC EACH YEAR TO ENSURE THE OBJECTIVES OF THE CONSULTATION HELD IN 2009 AND SET UP BY THE PARISH COUNCIL ARE MET BY THE DEVELOPMENT AND TO BE UPDATED IN FUTURE YEARS TO KEEP ABREAST OF PARISH NEEDS.

 

THE RECREATION GROUND WILL BE LEASED FROM THE PARISH COUNCIL ON A PEPPERCORN RENT FOR PERPETUITY AND THE PARISH COUNCIL HAVE PLEDGED TO SUPPORT THE TRUSTEES AND OFFER FINANCIAL ASSISTENCE WHEREVER POSSIBLE UNTIL THE FACILITY BECOMES SELF-SUFFICIENT