On Monday 7th September 2020, the club held for the first time our AGM in the virtual world via Zoom. Whist this was challenging for both the Committee and Participants alike, it was completed successfully with some great discussion.
There were 29 participants online with an additional 19 Proxy forms submitted. This was great turn out and indicated the level of interest in the running of the Club.
Elections were held for the Committee, with the following Results.
|Vice President||Scott Lawrence|
|Membership Secretary||Paul Vassallo|
|General Committee||Michael Minus|
|General Committee||Analia Fitzsimmons|
|General Committee||Ryan Schultz|
|General Committee||Hung Do|
There are some new faces on the Committee, who will be a welcome addition.
I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to the departing Committee Members, who over the past few years have provided valuable contributions and efforts to ensure the club kept running. Karen Ray, Anne Martin, Leanne Reid and Tanya Light.
Due to the ongoing restrictions for COVID-19, the decision from the AGM is for the Membership Fees to be calculated when restrictions are lifted, and members have access to the courts.
This will be calculated off a base of last years Membership fees with a calculation applied pro rata for the time the courts were unavailable.
Further Communications from the club will follow once the restrictions are relaxed and the full impact is known.
At this time, the Committee will be also provide options to those members that have previously paid memberships for the 2020/2021 Year.
There were 2 special resolutions that were voted on at the AGM.
Special Resolution 1 – Change of Financial Year
Result – Carried in Favour
Special Resolution 2 – Changes to Annual Subscription and Joining Fee
Result – Carried in Favour
Competition Tennis – Status Updates
The following are updates regarding the different competitions that Mill Park Tennis Club compete in.
NEJTA – North Eastern Junior Tennis Association
The NEJTA have advised that the SPRING season of 2020 has been cancelled. The Committee will provide an update once further information is provided regarding the new season.
NENTG – North Eastern Night Tennis Group
The commencement of the NENTG Spring Season 2020 has been postponed in accordance with Vic Gov Stage 3 COVID-19 restrictions. The restrictions for metropolitan Melbourne will be in place from 8th July 2020 for at least six weeks. Further information will be provided as appropriate to the government directives via your nominated NENTG Inc Night representative.
Our Night team Coordinator will provide an update once further information is received.
DVTA – Diamond Valley Tennis Association
No information has been received regarding this competition.
HDTA – Heidelberg District Tennis Association
Our competitions are currently suspended due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
Secretary Position Vacancy
Due to the Vacancy left for the Secretary Position, there were several discussions held between the Committee and the position has now been filled by Scott Lawrence.