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Driffield Junior Football Club


Wednesday 14th July 2010 at
Driffield Cricket and Recreation Club
Kingsmill Road, Driffield 7.30pm

Committee Present - Dave Stead, Martin Burniston, Peter Haynes, Norman Harris, Pat Nessfield and Jim Laird.

Others Present - J Arksey, L Nield, E Smith, E M Robinson, D Steel, P Wilkinson, M Dixon, R Arksey, C Hostick, S Wilkes, D Mabbett, I Pudsey, R Beston, B Etherington, G Deverson, D Albinger

Apologies were received from - Ashley Thomas, Helen McNair, Neil Mathison, A Dixon

Minutes of last meeting

Minutes of last AGM held on 15.7.2009 were circulated.
Proposed as a true record by R Beston and seconded by D Mabbett.
All in favour.

Financial Report

Financial statements were circulated. D Stead added that the club had previously made a loss and this year that had broke even which was the aim of the club last year.
Proposed by I Pudsey seconded by R Beston.
All in favour.

Membership Fee's

It was stated that the FA had advised the club that the Hull Boys League have introduced a £5.00 signing on fee for every member which would be used to help finance a league secretary. Due to the club sponsorships which has already been gained, it was proposed that for this year the club will stand the payment and not increase fees, they will stand at £50.00. It was also stated that sponsorship cannot be guaranteed.
The committee therefore propose to send a letter out to all parents stressing the importance of fundraising funds for the club.

Proposed D Albinger seconded R Beston
All in favour.


Review of the Season

An account was given of each team's season (2009/2010) as provided by the team manager.

Next season

Season 2010/2011 will comprise of 17 teams

Martin Burniston will run a second adult team for the 16year old boys. This will be the first team where players have naturally progressed to an adult team and is something the club wishes to continue and build on in the future.

8 teams U11-U16
7/8 teams mini soccer
1 girl's team

From September pitch barriers are going to be introduced for each match played. Spectators will no longer be able to stand behind the goals.

Proposed amendments to constitution

Amendment proposal advised in AGM agenda.
Currently the club cannot bring any new members onto the committee. The club is proposing that that are able to co-opt members during the year at their discretion. This will be general committee members not officers.

Proposed B Etherington seconded M Dixon
All in favour.

Election of officers

Firstly a big thank you was given to Ashley Thomas who had been acting secretary as well as treasurer over the last year.

The following resignation was given: D Stead as chairman.
Martin Burniston requested to stand for election of chairman
Norman Harris requested to stand for election for vice chairman
Elaine Smith requested to stand for election for treasurer

Ashley Thomas wished to continue as secretary

Proposed Ian Pudsey seconded Chris Hostick
All in favour.


Election of committee members

The following committee members sought re election;

Jim Laird, Pete Haynes, Pat Nessfield, Helen McNair

The following sought to join the committee:
Ian Pudsey and Matthew Dixon

Proposed B Etherington seconded D Mabbett
All in favour.


The club are proud to announce they have been awarded the Charter Standard Award which is the highest award the FA gives out. It is in recognition of a well run club which has appropriate rules and procedures.
An announcement will go in the paper around the 5 August when a representative from the FA is available.
It is now important that the club uphold these standards and reputation. Spectator behaviour and treatment of referees are key issues to uphold.

It was advised that the club had entered into a 3 year sponsorship with Citreon. The U7 team will have a kit sponsored by Broach Hill Garage and any new kits will have the Citreon logo on the right hand side of the shirt.

Lastly N Haynes thanked A Stabler at the Driffield Times for his excellent sports coverage over the last season. The 8 page tournament pullout was especially appreciated. Andy also helped with gaining the sponsorship with Broach Hill.

Achievement Award

Previously the award had gone to an individual. This year it was to be awarded to R Beston and G Deverson and their U14 team and parents for their continued support to the club especially during fundraising events. R Beston thanked the committee.

Martin Burniston thanked D Stead and his wife Karen for all their hard work during his time on the committee.

The meeting closed at 8.45pm