Annual General Meeting 2018 Print
Written by Imtiaz   
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 20:54

 

Annual General Meeting

Minutes

Date:

10 March 2018

Time:

6.00 p.m.

Place:

31 Fairview Avenue

 

Attendees:

Members of Southland Muslim Association and Visitors

Apologies:

Nil

Chairperson

Brother Mohammed Sahizad

 

Item

 

1

Welcome and introductions: Brother Talib opened the meeting with prayer and welcomed the members. He highlighted and stressed on the code of conduct of Meeting in accordance to Islamic Shariah.

2

Apologies : Nil

3

Review of actions from the previous annual general meeting: Brother Shamir Ali presented the minutes of SMA annual general meeting in 2017.

4

Acceptance of minutes of previous annual general meeting

 

Proposed resolution: That the minutes of the 2017 annual general meeting be accepted.

 

Moved: Brother Mohammed Saiyaad

 

Seconded: Brother Ashiv Khan

 

Passed

5

President/Chairperson’s report: Brother Sahizad presented the review of SMA activity from May 2017 till March 2018.

         6

Treasurer’s report and Independent Auditors Report: Brother Mursad Ali presented the Treasurers report and financial statements for the year ending on 31 December 2017. This report was verified by Brother Ashiv Khan, who provided independent analysis of Southland Muslim Association's financial standing as at 31 December 2017.

7

Questions to Treasurer and Auditor:

1.        Brothers questioned the process of Appeal and Donations given and how SMA conducts this process. It was explained that the funds are collected through Appeal box placed in the mosque. The money is counted by SMA executives and additional money is added from SMA account including the excess interest money.

2.        The brothers are also told that SMA helps needy who has proper papers.

3.        In addition to this, Chairperson gave permission to Brother Mursad Ali to give his farewell speech.

 

 

 

 

8

 

Acceptance of financial statements

Proposed resolution: That the financial statements tabled at the annual general meeting be accepted and that the Treasurers report being fair in public opinion.

 

 

Moved : Brother Riyaz                     Seconded By: Brother Mohammed Nadeem

                                         

Passed

9

 

Proposed  Motion

Moved by

Passed

Continuous Membership: The membership cut off date is 31st December. Members can pay their subscription in advance anytime during the year. At least two years of continuous membership are needed for voting rights.

Chairperson

Approved

Police Check and credit Check for Executives of SMA.

Ladies

Not Approved

Executive meeting for SMA is conducted on every second month.

Brother Saiyad

Approved

 

Nomination Withdrawn: Br Wali and Brother Zakariya withdraw their names from Vice Presidents and Treasurer’s nominations respectively.

Brother Wali

Brother Zakariya

Approved

Usage of SMA funds for Acquiring Property at 37 Fairview Avenue.

Members

Approved at $80,000

Builders report: Brother Doctor Aziz volunteered to pay for builder’s report of the proposed buying of property at 37 Fairview Avenue.

Br Aziz

Withdrawn due to time limitation.

10% Upfront to be collected from members and that SMA fund is not used.

Members

Approved that 10% of 300,000 is from collection.

10

Acceptance of annual report

 

Proposed Motion: That the annual report tabled at the annual general meeting be accepted.

Moved: Br Wali

 

Seconded: Br Abdullah

 

Passed

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

Election of the Executive of the SMA for 2018 - 2020

Results of the general election: 106 Members Voted for the role of President and Vice President.

 

Nominations

President

Brother Sahizad

61 Votes

Brother Reza

41 Votes

Vice President

Br. Mohammed Talib Anwar

59 Votes

Br. Mustafa Tekinkaya

47 Votes

Treasurer

Brother Shamir Ali

Unopposed

Secretary

Brother Riyaz

Unopposed

 

12

Meeting close: The meeting ended at 10.30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

             

 

Minute taker:

Brother Riyaz