2005-10-12

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

Executive Meeting Minutes
October 12, 2005

Date: October 12, 2005
Location: 490 Brunswick St.

Chairperson: Brian Battersby
Recording Secretary: Glen Harris
Members Present: Brian, Glen, Gil, Wayne, Bob, Maurice, Greg, Charles

Meeting Called to Order at 7:35 p.m.

1. Previous Meeting Minutes
Minutes from September 14, 2005 were circulated. Motion to accept the minutes as circulated
Moved: Gil Seconded: Wayne Carried

2. Treasurer’s Report
Regular account balance: $4959.79
Gaming Account balance: $9429.90
Motion to accept the Treasurer’s report. Moved: Gil Seconded: Maurice Carried

3. Correspondence
SpeeDee statement, RASC cheque

4. Old Business
The Sky Atlas, DVD’s, books, etc. ordered by Maurice have arrived

5. Observing Director
School tours on October 18 & 20 pending the length of the BCTF strike
October 18 Cadets
October 19 Cubs

6. New Business

  • Helping with the cost of repairing Bob’s CCD camera was discussed. Bob is going to check into his home insurance specifics. A decision will be made at the next executive meeting.
  • Motion: To establish a policy regarding member’s equipment left at the observatory.
  • Moved: Gil Seconded: Wayne Carried
  • Conversations revolved around holding bimonthly meetings, holding ‘socials’ instead of meetings, rotating the responsibility of producing the newsletter, how often the newsletter should be published, and where future executive meetings would be held.

7. Adjournment
The meeting was adjourned at 10 p.m.