Meetings: Other Business & Close

In this and the following sections we take you through the agenda of a strata corporation AGM.

Other Business & Close

Any decisions that are made should be put as a motion. Ask for a mover and seconder. If there is no support by way of a seconder, declare that the motion lapses for lack of a seconder. If there is a seconder then ask for any discussion on the motion. After a two or three speakers for and against, say: "I will now call for a vote on the motion" (You may ask the Secretary to read the motion again so that members are sure of what they are voting on).
"All those in favour? Against? I declare the motion carried/lost".


Is there any further business?

OTHER BUSINESS:
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____________________ was/were thanked for her/his/their hospitality in hosting the meeting. The meeting was closed at ______am/pm with a note of appreciation to those who attended.


Hint

As chairperson:

  • ask for other business at the start of the meeting - this makes gagging a member easier
  • gagging may be useful where the meeting is running late, others present do not want to discuss the matter
  • it is at the pleasure of the meeting whether it accepts a motion not on the agenda
  • consult the Three Laws of Meetings and Robert's Rules under Tools for more help

Tools

The following may be of assistance:

Meeting Minutes Pro forma

minutes proforma
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Three Laws of Meetings

unite group
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Meeting Manage Video

meeting video
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Meeting Hints Sheetmeeting hints
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Meeting Procedure Rules

meeting rules
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