Date: 5 February 2022
Venue: Zoom Online Meeting (to attend
you need to email your name, membership number and
AGM@kentramblers.org.uk by 30 January so that we can
send you a link to join the meeting)
1. Welcome and Introduction –
Robert Campbell, Area Chairman
2. To approve Minutes of the 37th AGM
held on 6 February 2021 (see panel on left)
3. To receive the Annual Report
4. To receive and approve the Annual
Accounts and Treasurer’s Report for the year ended 30
5. To consider the following motion:
“This AGM approves the submission of a motion to General
Council in broadly the following terms:
‘This General Council believes that the effectiveness of the
Ramblers is being significantly diminished by poor
communication, failure of meaningful consultation on
nationally driven initiatives and lack of openness in
debate on these initiatives.
It therefore calls upon the Board
to bring about substantial improvements in these areas;
to set up a process to ensure that all stakeholders,
including those in Areas and Groups, are given adequate
notice of planned initiatives and are fully and
meaningfully consulted before decisions are made and
to draw up and publish measures for monitoring its success in
doing so and to share the results with Areas and
The Area Officers are authorised to make such amendments as
they deem desirable to render the motion more effective
or more likely to be passed by General Council, after
consulting Area Council as far as is reasonably
6. To elect the Honorary Officers and
other Members of the Area Council:
Vice Chairmen (2)
|Representatives of individual
members (max 5)
Representatives of Affiliated
Clubs (max 5)
Voting: Nominations for elections may
be sent to the Secretary until 29 January 2022.
Note: The Area Council consists of the
Honorary Officers and Members above, representatives
from each local Group (appointed by the local Group
Committee) and co-opted members including post holders
appointed by Area Council.
7. To appoint two delegates to the
Ramblers’ General Council on 9 April 2022 at the
8. To appoint an Independent Examiner
9. Updates on current issues
a. "Lost Ways"
Project with Colin Sefton
b. "Named Walks"
Project with Robert Peel
c. "Coastal Access"
with Ian Wild
10. Online quiz "Castles of Kent"
11. Open Forum/Questions