2004-11-24

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

General Meeting Minutes

Date: November 24, 2004
Location: PGAO 7365 Tedford Road

Chairperson: Gil Self
Recording Secretary: Glen Harris
Executives Present: Glen, Wayne, Gil
Members Present: Maurice, Robin, Art, Greg, John

Meeting called to order at 7:45 p.m.

1. Previous Meeting Minutes
October 20, 2004 Annual General meeting minutes
November 10, 2004 Executive meeting minutes
Motion to Accept October 20, 2004 Annual General meeting minutes as circulated.
Moved: Maurice Seconded: Wayne Carried

2. Treasurer’s Report:
As of November 23, 2004
Club Account Gaming Account
Total Income $1622.43 Total Income $96.51
Total Expenses $0.00 Total Expenses $0.00
Total Income/Expenses $1622.43 Total Income/Expenses $96.51
Total Net Worth $1622.43 Total Net Worth $96.51

Motion to accept the Treasurer’s report as presented.
Moved: Gil Seconded: Glen Carried

3. Correspondence
Various RASC Centres newsletters, GST rebate cheque, GST application form, and Terasen bill.

4. Old Business
TELUS grant application has been submitted.
Gaming grant has been submitted.
Sky and Telescope subscriptions have been sent in.

5. New Business
Wayne and Robin have been preparing for the upcoming Youth Day activities to be held on Friday November 26th. Response to date has 8 participants for the morning session and 11 for the afternoon session.

6. Upcoming Events
November 26 Youth Day 9:00 am and 1:00 pm Wayne and Robin
November 26 Guide/Brownie tour 7:30 pm Gil and Wayne
December 8 Christmas Pot Luck dinner at the Observatory. 6:30 pm.

Meeting adjourned at 8:05 p.m.

7. Presentation
Greg gave a lecture entitled Gyroscope Precession and General Relativity.

January presentation:
CCD processing by Wayne