2002-11-27

ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF CANADA
PRINCE GEORGE CENTRE
7365 Tedford Road
Prince George, BC
V2N 6S2

General Meeting Minutes

Date: November 27, 2002
Location: PGAO 7365 Tedford Road

Chairperson: Brian Battersby
Recording Secretary: Glen Harris
Executives Present: Brian, Gil, Glen
Members Present: Gerhard, Charles, Dan, Maurice, Jim, Wayne, Kane, Bob
Guests Present:

Time Meeting Called to Order at 7:40 p.m.

1. Previous Meeting Minutes
Summary of Executive meeting held November 13, 2002 and opened to discussion

Treasurer’s Report:
Total Revenue $420.22
Net Income $231.42

Old Business:
Wayne will fix the ceiling mould problem.
Bob has the material to complete the building security upgrade.

New Business:

  • Calendar sales are going well
  • Welcome Wagon will be handing out our brochures (no cost to us)
  • Non-compliance regarding fiscal yearend and the AGM has been resolved
  • Bob is examining Brian’s observations for the Explore the Universe Certificate
  • The club will be organizing a group to attend the RASC General Assembly being held in Vancouver from June 26-July 01,2003
  • Discussion on how to better educate and involve new members
  • Bob summarized the National Council meeting

2. Treasurer’s Report
See the attached detailed statements on pages 3 & 4.

3. Correspondence
Regional District of Fraser Fort George re sewage disposal system, miscellaneous RASC emails, notification to renew alarm monitoring, NOVA newsletter from Vancouver Centre

4. Old Business
Sky and Tel subscription rate is $37.95USD group rate. Contact Maurice Sluka at
(250- 5633337) or msluka@telus.net for signup procedure.

5. New Business
Bob presented Brian with the Explore the Universe Certificate

6. Upcoming Events
Wednesday December 11th is the Pot Luck Christmas Party. 6-9 p.m. at the observatory

7. Constellation of the Month
Glen presented LEO as this month’s constellation.

8. Main Presentation
Bob gave a presentation on Asteroids.

9. Adjournment
The meeting was adjourned at 9:45 p.m.

Prince George Astronomical Society

   

Balance Sheet (Cash basis) As At 11/30/02

   

ASSETS

   

CURRENT ASSETS

   

Royal Bank

299.26

 

Gaming Acct Royal Bank

29.53

 

Petty Cash

24.03

 

CASH TOTAL

 

352.82

Accounts Receivable

 

0

TOTAL CURRENT ASSETS

 

352.82

CAPITAL ASSETS

   

Building

50000

 

Accum Amort-Building

0

 

Telescopes & Equip.

20000

 

Accum Amort-Tel & Equip

0

 

Furn & Equip

2056

 

Accum Amort-Furn & Equip

0

 

TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS

 

72056

Calendars

 

0

TOTAL ASSETS

 

72056

TOTAL ASSETS

 

72408.82

   

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LIABILITIES

   

CURRENT LIABILITIES

   

Accounts Payable

 

0

G.S.T. Paid

 

-249.41

TOTAL CURRENT LIABILITIES

 

-249.41

TOTAL LIABILITIES

 

-249.41

   

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EQUITY

   

EARNINGS

   

Retained Earnings

 

72521.82

Current Earnings

 

136.41

TOTAL EARNINGS

 

72658.23

TOTAL EQUITY

 

72658.23

   

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LIABILITIES AND EQUITY

 

72408.82

   

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Generated On: 11/25/02

   

 

Prince George Astronomical Society

   

Income Statement (Cash basis) 10/1/02 to 11/30/02

   

REVENUE

   

REVENUE

   

R.A.S.C. Dues

 

244.8

Calendars

 

808

Tours & Open House

 

156.34

Pop & Chips

 

23.71

Other Income

 

0

Interest Inc.

 

0

Donations

 

19.4

TOTAL REVENUE

 

1252.25

TOTAL REVENUE

 

1252.25

   

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EXPENSE

   

EXPENSES

   

Accounting & Legal

 

0

Ads. & Promotion

 

0

Bank Charges

 

3.75

Calendars

 

750

G.S.T.

 

0

Insurance

 

0

Internet

 

0

Office

 

44.4

Pop & Chips

 

0

Repair & Maint.

 

0

Telephone

 

100.42

Utilities, Heat Light

 

217.27

Land Lease

 

0

TOTAL EXPENSES

 

1115.84

TOTAL EXPENSE

 

1115.84

   

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NET INCOME

 

136.41

   

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Generated On: 11/25/02