President's Message
Ian Watson
member photo
       22nd November 2018
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

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President Ian Watson


invites you to kindly join us for a 




Thursday 6 December 2018




Cockburn Men’s Shed

2 Sullivan Street

Cockburn Central



RSVP 30 November 2018


Robyn Leahy  0448 338 457



Diane Wright  0477 408 218



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 supplied to AGM. 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: Peter/ 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 changed to a Sundowner on 6th December at Mens Shed 2 Sullivan St Cockburn Central. Advise Robyn/Diane of anyone we should invite.
Discussion on whether we have a members Christmas breakup as well as the Sundowner. Sundowner and Christmas function should not be together. No funds to be used for members functions. Sundowner is a membership drive, a grant was received to fund it.
The Sundowner with Partners is confirmed as the last meeting and function for 2018.
January Fish n Chips meeting  will be on first meeting in Jan 17th.   
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 approved grant request for $1000 for Microscopes to three schools plus batteries has been supplied to the Schools. Nice Photo Alan.
Sausage Sizzles to be left until new year now.
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 but we are sponsoring a outward bound student.
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 was being instigated but advised last night that it cannot be changed as another Tapper Park already named and also other idea of Pioneer Memorial Park also been declined._______________
FINES: Rosinda
Usual offenders with No PINS or Stamps
All those who did not read minutes 2017 AGM
Logan Presents himself so well each week
All those who not wearing a collar and tie
Michael $50 note
Diane Suggesting that Robyn had not registered for Sundowner
Michael not registered for sundowner
Micahel for spelling mistakes in the budget
Brought Box:
Kurk finded Bevan and Barry for not greeting him when out and about
Lucky Numbers: #14 - John Jone
Upcoming Events
Rotary Club of Cockburn Christmas Sundowner.
Dec 06, 2018
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Meeting Responsibilities
Webb, Geoff
Brandstater, Kurk
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Les Skelton
November 5
Lindsay Robeson
November 21
Kurk Brandstater
Sandra Brandstater
November 19
Join Date
Lindsay Robeson
November 11, 1995
23 years
Yaz Mubarakai
November 15, 2011
7 years
Robyn Leahy
November 19, 2006
12 years
Jeff Meyers
November 29, 2007
11 years