I- - Builth Wells Allotments.

published: 4th April 1918

http://newspapers.library.wales/view/4095026/4095031/39/

people: Bartlett

locations: Griffiths

organizations: Lewis

I- Builth Wells Allotments. j MEETING OF MEMBERS. Mr Rees Thomas presided over a meeting of Builth Wells Allotment Society at the County School on Saturday. An average number of members attended. Mr G. R. Thomas (secretary), who presented the balance-sheet, said the expenditure for the year was zC33 19s. lid., and there wus an adverse balance of La ;)s. lid. The Chairman observed the small sum to the bad was due to extra expenses, which had been incurred last year. They would, however, not have to face these another year. Mr Tom Williams proposed that the balance sheet be passed, subject to audit. Mr W. Rees seconded, and the proposition was carried. Appointment of Auditors. I Mr T. Vest proposed that Mr E. W. Morgan and Mr P. Bartlett be appointed as auditors. This was agreed to, Mr Tom Williams seconding. The Chairman, speaking upon the sub ject of "rules, said it was the usual thing for all allotment societies to have rules. He himself thought it w necessary and in fact some of the members had expressed a desire that they should have them. A list of fides, which had been drawn up by the A gricultural Organisation Society, were then read by the secretary, who said there had been one or two complaints, and, for that reason, a few additional rules had been appended, Cthich he hoped would meet with the satisfaction of those present. Following discussion, the society unanimously agreed to adopt the rules "en-bloc," including those appended j by the committee. Appointment to Committee. I The Chairman said that, owing to the resignation of one member and the inability of another to attend, there were two vacancies on the committee and moved that someone be appointed to lill them. On the prop- osition of Nlr W. Rees, seconded by Mr A. Lewis, it was unanimously agreed that Mr R. Griffiths and Mr W. Watkins be appointed. Relative to the matter of dividing the allotments, Mr A. Lewis proposed that the allotment area be re- measured, the owner paying so much per yard, accor- ding to the size. Mr T. Williams seconded, and the pi-oposition vis agreed to. » Five members were then deputed to act with the secretary (Mr G. R. Thomas), in the re measurement of the ground. On the proposition of Mr Griffiths. 'a hearty vote of thanks was accorded the Chairman, for the very able manner in which he had conducted the prm:eedinge. Mr Tom Williams seconded. ?%lr Tom