President's Message
Ian Watson
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       4th April 2019
President Ian Watson Welcomed all
Apologies: Jeff Myers, Ray McKinnon, Martin Harrison,
Special Guests: Mayor Logan Howlett
AGM: Held full details on Club Runner.
Positions to be filled for 2019-20. President and President Elect.
Budget submitted and accepted at the AGM
Audit still to be completed for books 2017 with 2018 to be done when received. These will be presented at Special General Meeting to be held in February.
Constitution acceptance was deferred until new year due to questions raised needed to be answered. Special Resolution meeting to be held on the 21st of February with notice of meeting to be sent out by the 1st February 2019 together with the Constitution and bylaws.

Governance: Need to get the new changes to the Constitution ratified special resolution meeting early new year. To have them registered prior to June 2019 (Change Act) By-Laws can be done later but also need to be reviewed. District approved Draft forms were sent out to clubs and are to be used. The Constitution cannot be changed only your name added. The By-Laws can be adjusted to your Clubs flexibility.


Guest Speakers: Nil as AGM held
Directors Reports:
Club Service/Vice President:
Governance Officer: Charities License has been approved CC22385 and certificate received. All documentation and ongoing financial reporting on club runner. Working with Children register and advice to District to be completed. All current holders to send approvals to Secretary to include in register.
Ian (to complete). Alan and Di, Kurk and Sandra, Nat and Mike and Rosinda all current
COC Mens Shed Inc: A Invite out for a Sundowner will follow
Treasurer:  Budgets required early new year from all the Directors for approval by the board. Membership fees are due. Accommodation for conference in Collie done at Collie Ridge Hotel. If any others decide they are going then advise Michael to make sure enough accommodation arranged.
Foundation: Ray Swap Meet at Beeliar Shopping centre a go. Meetings ongoing but probably not starting until new year now. Delay in getting Requirement for a Traffic Report has been done by Council and now in the final approval stage with Council.
Xmas breakfast will be changed to a Sundowner to 6th December at Mens Shed 2 Sullivan St Cockburn Central. Advise Robyn/Diane of anyone we should invite. Talk on wether
January Fish n Chips meeting  will be on first meeting in Jan 17th.   
Fellowship in November waived due to Spring fair and Sundowner early Dec
Robbie Burns night in February date TBC 15th February 2019 and also invite to other clubs to join us.
50th Anniversary of the Club is in June 19 but will have a 50th Birthday bash deferred to 25th July 2019 (TBC) due to lodging a grant application late. Jandacot Hall to be used.
Membership:  Couple prospective members to be followed up. Business Cards available. In the Club cupboard. On going meetings. Banners and promotional material being ordered.
Community:  Stockland have approved grant request for $1000 for Microscopes to three schools plus batteries
Vocational: Diane chasing up schools regarding Literacy awards. 4Way Test schools being approached missed first round but Seton looking good for new year. Meeting arranged with committee
Youth: Disabilty Chair has been delivered and write up in local Gazette and also on Facebook please like and share the post. Youth Exchange shared in Jan-July 2019. Not happening now. Rypen student attended a report later, Need applicants for RYLA as applications now out. also Interact Club started at Harrisdale School with PP Rosinda organizing.
Spring fair: Barry Hoar advised Well attended and the Medieval Theme was a great success with the kids and no so young kids. Over 90 Stalls/food vans. Great day weather wise and all stall holders pleased with the turn out and finished with the  fire works. Thanked all the committee and workers on the day
Curry Park Memorial; Discussions still going on with the Bibra Lake Community Assoc and the Mens Shed regarding re landscaping the Memorial of the early settlers (The Tapper Family). The council has come to the party and installed the fencing. We maybe able to do up the new signage as a gift under our 50year community donation. Change of name from Curry Park to Tapper Park is being instigated
FINES: Rosinda
Usual offenders with No PINS or Stamps
Those not wearing a Poppie
Who is not attending a Remembrance day celebration
National Anthem: All as were Not singing in tune with the music
Brought Box:
Diane: Those who were rushing the national anthem putting all off key
Peter: Bevan/Dawn: As the poem stated that "We lived, felt Dawn, saw sunset glow"
Geoff: Peter for drinking cans of beer with the Eagles logo on them. Thought he had jumped teams?
Alan: Eagles supporters. How long do we have to put up with this Eagles crowing about their Premership??  (Answer until Dockers win one)
Lucky Numbers: #59 - Club Wins
Upcoming Events
Club Meeting
Cockburn Community Mens Shed
May 02, 2019
7:15 AM – 8:30 AM
Wine Tasting social evening
the Men's Shed Cockburn Central
May 10, 2019 6:30 PM
Wine Tasting social evening
May 10, 2019 6:30 PM
Club Meeting
Cockburn Community Mens Shed
May 16, 2019
7:15 AM – 8:30 AM
Club Meeting
Cockburn Community Mens Shed
May 30, 2019
7:15 AM – 8:30 AM
Club Meeting
Cockburn Community Mens Shed
Jun 13, 2019
7:15 AM – 8:30 AM
Meeting Responsibilities
Hoar, Barry
Goodreid, Bevan
Webb, Geoff
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Michael Beaver
April 8
John Jones
April 23
Spouse Birthdays
Michael Beaver
April 8
Join Date
Martin Harrison
April 6, 2008
11 years
Bevan Goodreid
April 27, 1986
33 years