What is the Langley Park Residents’ Association?
The committee works with FirstPort on a voluntary basis to ensure that the Langley Park Development is maintained and secure for all of us.
Rules of the Association
The Group shall be called “The Langley Park Residents’ Association”, the Association.
To promote and protect the interests of the residents of Langley Park. The Association is non-political
3.1 All adult residents of Langley Park living at a postal address in the Langley Park estate are eligible for membership of the Association.
3.2 Non-residential owners with postal addresses as above are eligible for membership at the discretion of the Committee. Such membership will not confer voting rights.
4.. MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTION
4.1 A membership subscription will be decided by the Committee in each calendar year and will fall due for payment in February.
4.2 The subscription will be payable per postal address (“Subscribing Householder”) and not per person.
4.3 Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Association shall have to right to organise and conduct fund raising events and activities for the Association, including but not limited to admission or use charges for Association events other than Special or Annual General Meetings or Committee meetings, surcharges for Association-sponsored activities and fund raising raffles, sales and auctions.
The affairs of the Association shall be managed by a Committee which shall be constituted as set out below.
6.1 The Officers of the Association shall be a Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer. The Officers for each year shall be elected at the Annual General Meeting.
6.2 The Committee upon the affirmative vote of a majority of its members shall have the right to remove for any reason in good faith any member of the Committee and/or Officer of the association with immediate effect or as otherwise set forth in its final motion for such removal.
7.1 The Committee shall consist of:
(i) The Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer for the current year; and
(ii) at least four other members to be elected at the Annual General Meeting.
7.2 Nominations must be proposed and seconded by members. The proposer shall obtain the consent of any nominee for office or for membership of the Committee. Nominations shall be submitted to the Secretary, in writing, not later than fourteen days before the date of the Annual General Meeting.
7.3 The Committee may co-opt a member of the Group to fill any vacancy amongst the Officers and Committee members that may arise during the year.
7.4 Four members of the Committee, of whom one shall be an Officer, shall form a quorum.
7.5 The Committee may appoint sub-committees for specific purposes.
7.6 Councillors representing the local ward of Bromley who are not Officers or elected members of the Committee may be invited to attend meetings of the Committee or its sub-committees but shall not have power to vote.
7.7 The Committee will meet at least two times per calendar year.
8.. VOTING AT MEETINGS
8.1 Each subscribing household present at a meeting convened by the Committee shall be eligible to cast one vote, whether called by show of hands or otherwise, whenever matters are put to the membership for determination.
8.2 All matters put to the vote shall be determined by a simple majority.
8.3 Where necessary, the Chairman shall be eligible to register a casting vote.
9.1 The accounts of the Association shall be made up to 31 January in each year