The Club shall be called the Port Talbot Wheelers Cycling Club hereafter the Club and its primary objective shall be to encourage the sport and pastime opzionibinarieopinioni com cycling in all its forms. The General Committee shall have the power to form sub-committees and to fill any vacancies of the General Committee that may arise between members of the Club. As an elected Member of the General Opzionibinarieopinioni com the Chairman shall have the right to vote on every proposal and shall also have a second opzionibinarieopinioni com casting vote on any proposals where there is an equal vote.
The Treasurer shall keep and maintain proper books of account for opzionibinarieopinioni com Club accounts and shall prepare a report or balance sheet for each AGM.
The seat of any Committee Member who has been absent from opzionibinarieopinioni com successive meetings without written apology may, at the discretion of the General Committee, be declared vacant. Such members shall have full powers to vote at Club meetings and be elected to suitable Club offices and shall also be able to compete for suitable Club trophies. Second-Claim members are accepted by the Club at the current subscription rate and at the discretion of the General Committee.
Subscriptions shall fall due on January 1st of the current year and shall be payable no later than March 31st. Members failing to renew their subscriptions before April 1st shall lose all rights to membership. Applications received from new members after October 1st shall be accepted at the current subscription rate but will opzionibinarieopinioni com good until December 31st opzionibinarieopinioni com the following year.
All applications for membership shall be sent to the Treasurer who shall accept all new members except those applicants who have previously been a member of a cycling club whose applications must then be placed before the General Committee for approval. Such members shall not be allowed to qualify for Club trophies in their first year of membership.
Members are required to agree not to continue to wear the Club Badge or registered Racing Jersey if they cease membership of the club.
No Member shall be allowed to make use of the Club name, Club badge or registered Racing Jersey for business or advertising purposes except as allowed under British Cycling Technical Regulations and also if expressly agreed opzionibinarieopinioni com the Club. Any Member acting in a manner objectionable or contrary to the best interests of the Club shall be called opzionibinarieopinioni com by the General Committee for an explanation and if they fail to justify themselves then the General Opzionibinarieopinioni com shall have full power to expel them.
Furthermore no Club Member shall make a claim for injury or financial loss against a fellow Club Member regardless of whether this ride is organised or not.
The AGM shall be held in the month of October each year and, in addition to those Officers and Committee described in Rule opzionibinarieopinioni com, the members present shall elect an Auditor and opzionibinarieopinioni com other Officials deemed opzionibinarieopinioni com for the good running of the Club. No alteration, amendment or addition to these rules may be brought forward at a meeting unless written notice has been given to the General Secretary at least seven days before the meeting.
On a requisition signed by at least 12 Club Members the Secretary is empowered to call a Special General Opzionibinarieopinioni com of the Club within fourteen days of opzionibinarieopinioni com of such a requisition.
If after 15 minutes from the published time of start such a quorum is not assembled then the meeting shall opzionibinarieopinioni com abandoned and a new date for a recalled meeting agreed.
The Opzionibinarieopinioni com Committee shall have full powers to deal with any matter not provided for in these rules until the next AGM.
In order to become an elected Officer of the Club, opzionibinarieopinioni com a Member of the General Committee, that person shall have been a fully paid up Club Member for not less than three full and continuous opzionibinarieopinioni com.
Sundays Ramblers ride is to Aberdare approx 50 miles.