2009 AGM - Call for Resolutions

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2009 Call for Resolutions

The Canadian CED Network's annual general meeting is being held on June 4th at our National CED Conference in Winnipeg, Manitoba. All resolutions must be submitted to Bianca Mathieu at bmathieu@ccednet-rcdec.ca no later than April 22, at 4:00 p.m. (PST). Late resolutions will be held over to the AGM in the following year.

All sponsors of resolutions will be contacted no later than May 13. At that time, sponsors will be notified that their resolution will be presented at the AGM or that the resolution has been rejected because it does not fulfill the requirements.

An Emergency Resolution may be submitted later then deadline if it meets the all of following conditions:

  1. the subject matter deals with events that have arisen after the submission deadline
  2. it complies with normal submission requirements
  3. it is submitted no later than noon PST on May 15 2009, seven (20) days prior to the date of the AGM at the CCEDNet Victoria office.

Call for Resolutions (PDF)


Submission Requirements

Resolutions may be submitted by any two (2) members in good standing (a mover and seconder) and should meet the following criteria:

  1. deal with a policy matter of national or regional scope, or: deal with the internal operations of CCEDNet.
  2. falls within the broad jurisdiction of community economic development
  3. request a specific action on the part of CCEDNet.

Submission Form

The resolution shall be submitted in a single hard copy, and deal with only one subject. The resolution should contain no more than two (2) recital clauses (starting with the word "whereas"), one operative clause (starting with the phrase "Therefore be it resolved") and may be accompanied by a note of up to 250 words explaining the origin of the resolution. (See - Guidelines on Preparing Resolutions for CCEDNet)


Circulation of Resolutions

The Resolutions Committee will ensure that the resolutions (as amended or consolidated) are accurately translated and posted on the CCEDNet website by May 3rd. In the case of Emergency Resolutions, the Resolutions Committee shall ensure accurate translation and that hard copies of the resolution are distributed at registration for the AGM.

Please email all materials with the subject title to Bianca Mathieu (bmathieu@ccednet-rcdec.ca) or fax to: (250) 386-9984 or mail to 211-620 View street, Victoria, BC, V8W 1J6.


MODEL RESOLUTION

SHORT TITLE Promoting C.E.D.

Sponsor's Name: Mary Smith, seconded by Bob Jones

WHEREAS; Community Economic Development is insufficiently understood
by the general public;

AND WHEREAS: Visibility is the first step in building awareness;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: that the CCEDNet Board of Directors wear bright orange t-shirts with the organization mission statement emblazoned on the back.