Minutes of Canberra Bulls Club Meetings

 

Meeting Number: 90

Date: 8 June 2016

Place: Weston Club, Weston.

 

1.     Start time:  7:00pm

2.     Members present:  Greg Gallagher, John & Karan Walker, Wayne Martin.

3.     New Members/ Visitors:  Nil.

4.     Apologies:  Heather Rowland, Lee Donnelly, Alan Francis, James Dimmock, Tommy Hardy, Dave Clifton, Mick Hayes.

5.     Minutes of previous meeting:  Accept Wayne Martin, Seconded Greg Gallagher.

6.     Business arising:

6.1  Minister Gentleman’s office emailed and phoned John Walker, re various possible sites.

6.2  Yass – On back burner til Yass gives information.

6.3  Bega – NSW State Championships – sounding out the Sapphire Speedway clubs re their interest in running at Bega.

7.     Secretary’s Report:

7.1 Correspondence in: from Jason Clarke.

7.2 MNSW Delegates meeting.

Accepted Greg Gallagher, Seconded Wayne Martin.

8.     Treasurer’s Report:

8.1 Account Balance – Cheque Account Balance as at 11 May 2016: $6272.18.  Cash Reserve Balance $11010.56.

Accepted Wayne Martin, Seconded Greg Gallagher.

9.     General Business:

9.1 James Competed at Kurri, Nepean washed out.

9.2 Jake going well on a 500.

 

Closed 7:45pm

Next CBSC Meeting July 13 2016.


Meeting Number: 89

Date: 11 May 2016

Place: Weston Club, Weston. 

 

1. Start time: 7.00pm

2. Members present: Greg Gallagher, Mick Hayes, John & Karan Walker, Adam Thompson, Dave Clifton, Wayne Martin.

3. New Members/Visitors:  Nil.

4. Apologies: Heather Rowland, Lee Donnelly, Alan Francis, James Dimmock, Tommy Hardy.

5. Minutes of previous meeting:  Following a correction to the Treasurer’s Report, Accepted by Dave. Seconded by Wayne.

6. Business arising:

6.1 Yass – Awaiting a response from the Yass Valley Council.

6.2 Awaiting a response from Minister Gentleman following a meeting with him on 23 March 2016.

7.0 Secretary’s Report

7.1 Correspondence in: John received MNSW State Championship submission.

7.2 MNSW Elections – profiles for president.

7.3 Correspondence out: Nil.

7.3 Report accepted by Adam, seconded by Greg.                 

8. Treasurer’s report:

8.1 Account Balance – Cheque Account Balance as at 11May 2016: $6,261.25.   Cash Reserve Balance $10,996.53

8.2 Accepted by Wayne, seconded by Mick.

9. General Business:

9.1 Consideration given to the prospect of promoting a State Championship meeting at Bega, such as Senior Solos/Senior Sidecars.

9.2 Multi Cultural Festival 2017.

9.3 Connect and Participate Expo ACT Gov.

9.4 James rode in the practice day at the new speedway at Woodstock.

Meeting closed: 8.12

 

Next CBSC Meeting:  8 June 2016.


 

Meeting Number: 88

Date: 13 April 2016

Place: Weston Club, Weston. 

 

1. Start time: 7.00pm

2. Members present: Greg Gallagher, Mick Hayes, John & Karan Walker, Adam Thompson, Tommy Hardy, Wayne Martin.

3. New Members/Visitors:  Nil.

4. Apologies: Heather Rowland, Alan Francis. James Dimmock, Dave Clifton, Lee Donnelly.

5. Minutes of previous meeting:  Accepted by Greg. Seconded by Wayne.

6. Business arising:

6.1 Yass – Awaiting response from Yass Valley Council.

6.2 Meeting with Minister Mick Gentleman on 23 March 2016, Presidents Report was tabled.

6.3 CBSMC will be available at the next meeting at $32 each.

6.4 Pambula Bike Show will be held on 16 -18 September 2016.

7.0 Secretary’s Report

7.1 Correspondence in: John Walker has been informed that he has a 2 year term of office as a representative on the MNSW Speedway Committee.

7.2 Correspondence out: Attended the meeting with Minister Mick Gentleman, John and Lee.

7.3 Report accepted by Adam, seconded by Wayne.              

8. Treasurer’s report:

8.1 Account Balance – Cheque Account Balance as at 13 April $6,261.18   Cash Reserve Balance $10,968.58.

8.2 Accepted by Wayne, seconded by Dave.

9. General Business:

9.1 Godden Engineering can manufacture new engines, and frames will be available at a later date.

9.2 James had successful race meetings at Gilman, Kurri and Broadford.

9.3 Illabo – Tommy attended the opening day meeting.

9.4 Bega race dates have been released: 15 May, 19 June, 16-17 July (South Coast Cup), and
21 August 2016.

 

Meeting closed: 8.10

 

Next CBSMC Meeting:  11 May 2016.


Meeting Number: 87

Date: 9 March 2016

Place: Weston Club, Weston. 

 

1. Start time: 7.00pm

2. Members present: Greg Gallagher, Mick Hayes, John & Karan Walker, Adam Thompson, Dave Clifton, Tommy Hardy, Wayne Martin.

3. New Members/Visitors:  Nil.

4. Apologies: Heather Rowland, Alan Francis. James Dimmock.

5. Minutes of previous meeting:  Accepted by Greg. Seconded by Dave.

6. Business arising:

  6.1 Yass – Draft DA had been submitted to the Yass Valley Council.

  6.2 John has written to Minister’s Gentleman and Berry providing them with Club information and seeking a meeting regarding assistance to acquire suitable land for speedway.

         A meeting with Minister Gentleman is scheduled on 23 March 2016.

7.0 Secretary’s Report

  7.1 Correspondence in: MNSW 2017 Event Calendar, Newsletter and assistance with publicity.

  7.2 Steve Kurtz via Facebook.

  7.3 Glenn Cotter re: Pambula Bike Show.

  7.4 Correspondence out: Nil.

  7.5 Report accepted by Adam, seconded by Wayne.              

8. Treasurer’s report:

  8.1 Account Balance – Cheque Account Balance as at 9 March 2016: $6,558.55   Cash Reserve Balance $10,968.58

  8.2 Accepted by Wayne, seconded by Dave.

9. General Business:

  9.1 Maitland’s original Speedway track will be operational soon.

  9.2 James raced at Albury last Saturday and reached the Solo final.

  9.3 Shirts – Adam to go ahead with the orders received thus far.

  9.4 CBMSC Banner – suggest Black Chrome be contacted for a size about 2-3m x 1.5m.

 

Meeting closed: 7.55

Next CBSC Meeting:  13 April 2016.


Meeting Number: 86

Date: 10 February 2016

 

Place: Weston Club, Weston. 

 

1. Start time: 7.00pm

2. Members present: Greg Gallagher, Mick Hayes, James Dimmock, John & Karan Walker, Adam Thompson, Dave Clifton, Tommy Hardy.

3. New Members/Visitors:  Nil.

4. Apologies: Wayne Martin, Heather Rowland, Alan Francis.

5. Minutes of previous meeting:  Accepted by Greg. Seconded by Adam.

6. Business arising:

6.1 Yass – John reported on his presentation to the Yass Valley Council, and attached correspondence to and from the Council following the presentation to the minutes.

6.2 John has written to Minister’s Gentleman and Berry providing them with Club information and seeking a meeting regarding assistance to acquire suitable land for speedway.

7.0 Secretary’s Report

7.1 Correspondence in: Nil

7.2 Correspondence out: Nil.

7.3 Report accepted by Dave, seconded by Tommy.              

8. Treasurer’s report:

8.1 Account Balance – Cheque Account Balance at 10th February: $6,558.55; Cash Reserve Balance at 10th February $10,954.16

8.2 Accepted by Adam, seconded by James.

9. General Business:

9.1 Mick to follow-up John’s correspondence to Minister Gentleman regarding response. 

Meeting closed: 8.05

Next CBSC Meeting:  9 March 2016.


Meeting Number: 85

Date: 9 December 2015

 

Place: Weston Club, Weston. 

 

1. Start time: 7.05pm

2. Members present: Greg Gallagher, Mick Hayes, John & Karan Walker, Wayne Martin, Adam Thompson, Alan Francis.

3. New Members/Visitors:  Nil.

4. Apologies: Dave Clifton, Heather Rowland, Tommy Hardy.

5. Minutes of previous meeting:  Amendments are meeting number is 84 (not 83) and Alan Francis to be included in apologies.  Accepted by Greg. Seconded by Dave.

6. Business arising:

6.1 Yass – Correspondence from Yass Valley Council.

6.2 CBSMC Banner – no progress.

7.0 Secretary’s Report

7.1 Correspondence in: cc. various email correspondence Yass Valley Council Planners, as above.

7.2 Correspondence out: Nil.

7.3 Report accepted by Wayne, seconded by John.                

8. Treasurer’s report:

8.1 Account Balance – Cheque Account Balance as at 8 December $6,556.90.  Cash Account Balance $10, 926.31

8.2 Accepted by Mick, seconded by Adam.

9. General Business:

9.1 John attended the MNSW Presentation Dinner.

9.2 ACT Dept. of Lands – CSMC needs to re-submit application for land purchase.

9.3 Club polo Shirts – no progress.

9.4 End of year BBQ proposed and discussed.  Details to be circulated if confirmed.

 

Meeting closed: 8.05

 

Next CBSC Meeting:  10 February 2016 (No meeting January unless required).


 

Meeting Number: 84

Date: 11 November 2015

Place: Weston Club, Weston. 

 

1. Start time: 7.05pm

2. Members present: Greg Gallagher, Mick Hayes, John & Karan Walker, James Dimmock, Dave Clifton, Wayne Martin, Adam Thompson, Alan Francis.

3. New Members/Visitors:  Nil.

4. Apologies: Lee Donnelly, Heather Rowland, Tommy Hardy.

5. Minutes of previous meeting:  Accepted by Greg. Seconded by Dave.

6. Business arising:

6.1 Yass – Letter from the Marchmont Trust has been sent to Yass Valley Council.

6.2 ACT Indiegogo – Fund of $50.

7.0 Secretary’s Report

7.1 Correspondence in: cc. correspondence from Marchmont Trust and Yass Valley Council as above.

7.2 Correspondence out: Nil.

7.3 Report accepted by Dave, seconded by James.                

8. Treasurer’s report:

8.1 Account Balance – Cheque Account Balance as at 11 November $6,556.90.  Cash Account Balance $10, 911.95

8.2 Accepted by Mick, seconded by Adam.

9. General Business:

9.1 James will be attending the MNSW Coaching Course, which has been postponed until 2016.

9.2 The CBSMC needs to make a new banner..

 

Meeting closed: 7.55

 

Next CBSC Meeting:  9 December 2015.

 


Meeting Number: 83

Date: 14 October 2015

Place: Weston Club, Weston. 

1. Start time: 7.10pm

2. Members present: Greg Gallagher, Mick Hayes, John & Karan Walker, James Dimmock, Dave Clifton, Tommy Hardy,

3. New Members/Visitors:  Nil.

4. Apologies: Lee Donnelly, Wayne Martin, Heather Rowland, Alan Francis.

5. Minutes of previous meeting:  Accepted by Dave. Seconded by Karan.

6. Business arising:

6.1 Bega – The CBSMC will be riding at Nepean on the proposed date of the Bega meeting.

6.2 Yass – awaiting documentation from the Marchmont Trust to forward to Yass Valley Council.

6.3 ACT Indiegogo - very slow progress thus far with funding support.

7.0 Secretary’s Report

7.1 Correspondence in: MNSW Coaching Courses - 15 November at Horsley Park; Email from the Marchmont Trust; Correspondence from Bega, Nepean and Broadford Speedways.

7.2 Correspondence out: Emails and phone calls to the Marchmont Trust.

7.3 Report accepted by Dave, seconded by John.                   

8. Treasurer’s report:

8.1 Account Balance – Cheque Account Balance $6,520.26.  Cash Account Balance $10, 898.06.

8.2 Accepted by Mick, seconded by Tommy.

9. General Business:

9.1 Tommy reported that he is making preparations for the Moruya meeting in November.

9.2 Jake Schneider (CBSMC member) won the Australian U16 Dirt Track Championship at Tamworth.

Meeting closed: 7.42

 

Next CBSC Meeting:  11 November 2015.


Meeting Number 82

Date  9 September 2015

 

1. Start time         7:00pm

2. Members present   Adam Thompson, John & Karan Walker, Dave Clifton, Wayne Martin.

3. Apologies  Lee Donnelly, Heather Rowland, Alan Francis, Greg Gallagher, James Dimmock.

4. New Members/Visitors    

5. Minutes of previous meeting

Accepted Wayne Martin, seconded Adam Thompson.

6. Business arising

6.1.  Bega – Next meeting 18/10/15, decided not to go as there is a meeting at Nepean on the Saturday that most riders would go to. John Walker to contact Bega and let them know we will not be going.

6.2. Yass – Meeting held with Council and Marchmont representative David Grant; it was agreed that the proposal to have speedway back on the track should not need a full development application, since intended continuity of use could be shown. 

6.3. ACT/Indiegogo – John Walker prepared proposal with assistance.  It is hoped John Walker will have a meeting with SGP Race Director and Swedish Speedway CEO Tony Olsson in the future.

7. Secretary's Report

7.1 Correspondence in: MNSW U16 entries for Solo Championships. Change date of Round 9 at Kurri Kurri now 12/9/15. No meeting at Nepean 19/9/15.  Fund raiser for Darcy Ward to be held on 17/10/15.

7.2 Correspondence out:  None

Accepted Wayne Martin, Seconded Dave Clifton.

8. Treasurer’s report

8.1 Account balance

Cheque Account balance - $6555.26

Cash Account balance - $10,883.76

Accepted Wayne Martin Seconded Adam Thompson.

9. General Business

9.1 James rode well at Brisbane,

9.2 Wayne won cup for 2 valve speedway bike at Maitland. (Facebook picture)

9.3 Adam raced at East Coast cup – sidecar will be out of action for 6 months.

9.4 Scott Fisher came 3rd in 2nd Division.

10.  Next CBSC General Meeting       

13 October 2015 at 7:00 pm at Raiders Club Weston.

 

Meeting Closed  7.40 pm


Meeting Number: 81

Date: 12 August 2015

Place: Weston Club, Weston. 

 

1. Start time: 7.05pm

2. Members present: Greg Gallagher, Adam Thompson, Mick Hayes, John & Karan Walker, Wayne Martin, James Dimmock.

3. New Members/Visitors:  Nil.

4. Apologies: Lee Donnelly, Tommy Hardy, Heather Rowland, Alan Francis, Dave Clifton.

5. Minutes of previous meeting:  Accepted by James. Seconded by Wayne.

6. Business arising:

6.1 Bega – see President’s Report.

6.2 Yass – a meeting is to be sought with the interested parties to discuss procedural requirements re: acceptance of CBSC Proposal.

6.3 ACT Land Division - no developments.

6.4 Proposal to change CBSC to Canberra Bulls Motorcycle Speedway Club (CBMSC). Carried.

7.0 Secretary’s Report

7.1 Correspondence in:

7.2 MNSW Rider Licence Cancellations.

7.3 John received a letter from Delloits re: ACT Sport.

7.4 Correspondence out: Email to Marchmont Trust and Yass Valley Council seeking a meeting

7.5 Report accepted by Wayne, seconded by Karan.              

8. Treasurer’s report:

8.1 Please see report attached.

8.2 Accepted by Mick, seconded by Adam.

9. General Business:

9.1. Indiegogo – Members agreed for John to program crowd funding proposal.

9.2 Racing activity – Adam will be riding at the East Coast Cup, Tamworth. 

9.3 James will be riding the Heffernan rounds at Ipswich and Brisbane.

9.4 Greg and Wayne will be representing the CBMSC at the Maitland Motor Festival.

 

Meeting closed: 7.47

 

Next CBSC Meeting:  8 September 2015.


Meeting Number: 80

Date: 8 July 2015

Place: Weston Club, Weston. 

 

1. Start time: 7.20pm

2. Members present: Greg Gallagher, Mick Hayes, John & Karan Walker, Wayne Martin, Dave Clifton, Peter & James Dimmock.

4. New Members/Visitors:  Nil.

3. Apologies: Lee Donnelly, Adam Thompson, Tommy Hardy, Heather Rowland, Alan Francis.

5. Minutes of previous meeting:  Accepted by Wayne. Seconded by James.

6. Business arising:

6.1 Bega – results tabled and the meeting was regarded as a success; the Club welcomed us back.  A proposal to hold similar meetings on 26 July and 9 August was agreed.  A sub-committee is scheduled to meet on 22 July 2015.  John will a forward flyer to interested parties.

6.2 Yass – a meeting is to be sought with the interested parties to discuss procedural requirements re: acceptance of CBSC Proposal.

6.3  ACT Land Division -  no developments.

7.0 Secretary’s Report

7.1 Correspondence in:

7.2 Email from Marchmont Trust.

7.3 John and Karan received notification from MNSW notifying them of their Licence upgrade.

7.3 Correspondence out: Email to Marchmont Trust and Yass Valley Council.

7.4 Report accepted by James, seconded by Wayne.             

8. Treasurer’s report:

8.1 Cheque Account Balance at 7th July: $6514.76; Cash Reserve Balance at 7th July: $10,853.98.

8.2 Accepted by Mick, seconded by Dave.

9. General Business:

9.1 Racing activity report from James re: Kurri last weekend. 

9.2 Noted that James has received considerable exposure with spreads in Speedway Racing News, and Speedway World. Congratulations to James.

9.3 CBSC shirts – Adam absent, therefore no further information is available.

9.4 A proposal has been received to change the name of the CBSC to the Canberra Bulls Motorcycle Speedway Club (CBMSC).  Notice of motion to be voted on at next meeting.

9.5 A trophy to be named in recognition of Peter Devitt, will be awarded at a future fixture.

Meeting closed: 8.25

 

Next CBSC Meeting:  12 August 2015.


Meeting Number: 79

Date: 10 June 2015

Place: Weston Club, Weston. 

1. Start time: 7.05pm

2. Members present: Mick Hayes, Karan Walker, Adam Thompson, Wayne Martin, Dave Clifton, James Dimmock.

4. New Members/Visitors:  Nathan Fleet.

3. Apologies: John Walker, Greg Gallagher, Lee Donnelly, Tommy Hardy, Heather Rowland, and Alan Francis.

5. Minutes of previous meeting:  Accepted by Wayne. Seconded by James.

6. Business arising:

6.1 Bega – sub-committee to meet next Wednesday re: meeting on 21 June.

6.2 Yass – letter was sent to the Marchmont Trust regarding lack of progress.

6.3 Letter sent to the Yass Valley Council re: CBSC proposal.  

6.4  ACT Land Division -  no response.

7.0 Secretary’s Report

7.1 Correspondence in: MNSW Annual Report.

7.2 John received notification that he is on the MNSW Speedway Sports C’ttee.

7.3 Report accepted by James, seconded by Wayne.              

8. Treasurer’s report:

8.1 Please see report attached. Fee of $277 for affiliation to MA to be deducted from balance.

8.2 Accepted by Adam, seconded by Dave.

9. General Business:

9.1 Report for July AGM; consider all positions.

9.2 Note: Kozza Smith was seriously injured in the UK and is sponsored by Ash’s Speedway Museum.     

9.3 Racing report by James; Underra and Albury – reached Semi’s in both meetings.

9.4 Racing report by Adam; attended Tamworth Club Day.

9.5 CBSC shirt designs and sizes will be available at the next meeting.

9.6 Sub-committee to meet next Wednesday re: Bega meeting.

Meeting closed: 7.50

 

Next CBSC Meeting:  AGM 8 July 2015


Meeting Number: 78

Date: 13 May 2015

Place: Weston Club, Weston. 

1. Start time: 7.00pm

2. Members present: John & Karan Walker, Greg Gallagher, James Dimmock, Adam Thompson, Wayne Martin, Tommy Hardy, Dave Clifton.

4. New Members/Visitors:  Russell, Belinda, Rachelle and Jake Nairne.

3. Apologies: Lee Donnelly, Mick Hayes, Alan Francis.

5. Minutes of previous meeting:  Accepted by Wayne. Seconded by Adam.

6. Business arising:

6.1 Yass – David Ault – ACT Trials Club – has put us in touch with Yass councillors who may be able to speed things up.

6.2 Bega – Bob Johnson has confirmed that he will referee.  MNSW contacted to ensure John and Karan’s officials licences are up to date.  Bega Race Secretary informed of key officials. The subcommittee had met to discuss arrangements.  

6.3 Ash’s Museum – another great day with the Bulls represented by Wayne and Greg.

6.4 Canberra – ACT Land Division to confirm date for follow-up meeting.

7. Secretary’s Report

7.1 Correspondence in: Bob Johnston; Keith Turner; Peter White; ACT Government; Alan Francis; Nominations from sidecar pair.

7.2 Correspondence out:

7.3 Report accepted by Dave, seconded by Greg.                   

8. Treasurer’s report:

    8.1 Cheque Account current balance $6,714.20. Cash Reserve Account current balance $10,837.83.

    8.2 Accepted by Greg, seconded by Tommy.

9. General Business:

    9.1 HOG meeting will be held on 15 October 2015 in Queanbeyan – need to check arrangements with Alan.

    9.2 Alan Francis facing lengthy time out of action with serious back problem.

    9.3 Need to prepare for a July AGM.    

Meeting closed: 8.30

 

Next CBSC Meeting:  Wednesday 10 June 2015


Meeting Number: 77

Date: 8 April 2015

Place: Weston Club, Weston. 

 

1. Start time: 7.00pm

2. Members present: Mick Hayes, John & Karan Walker, Greg Gallagher, Adam Thompson, Alan Francis.

4. New Members/Visitors:  Nil.

3. Apologies: Wayne Martin, Tommy Hardy, Dave Clifton, James Dimmock, Lee Donnelly.

5. Minutes of previous meeting:  Accepted by Greg. Seconded by Alan.

6. Business arising:

6.1 Yass – no news and therefore it was agreed a meeting be sought with the Trust to discuss progress.

6.2 No response from the Canberra Times re: promotional article  – John to follow-up.

7. Secretary’s Report

        7.1 Correspondence in: Nil.

        7.2 Correspondence out:

        7.3 Report accepted by Greg, seconded by John.                   

8. Treasurer’s report:

    8.1 Please see report attached. Current balance $8,343.16. Same amount for funds available.

    8.2 Accepted by Mick, seconded by Greg.

9. General Business:

    9.1 HOG meeting will be held on 15 October 2015 in Queanbeyan.

    9.2 Ash’s Speedway Museum will be holding a ‘Show n Shine’ 9 May 2015.  Some members will be attending to assist and to promote the CBSC.

    9.3 Following acceptance to promote a Sidecar and Solo meeting on 21 June 2015 at Bega, a sub-committee will meet each Thursday to plan the running of the meeting.  The first meeting is scheduled on 16 April 2015 at the Weston Club, Weston.    

 

Meeting closed: 8.15

 

Next CBSC Meeting:  Wednesday 13 May 2015

 


Meeting Number: 76

Date: 11 March 2015

Place: Weston Club, Weston. 

 

1. Start time: 7.00pm

2. Members present: Mick Hayes, Tommy Hardy, John & Karan Walker, Greg Gallagher, Adam Thompson, Wayne Martin, James Dimmock, Dave Clifton,

3. Apologies: Heather Rowland, Lee Donnelly, Alan Francis.

4. New Members/Visitors:  Nil.

5. Minutes of previous meeting:  Accepted by James. Seconded by Greg.

6. Business arising:

6.1 Yass – no news, Mick will follow-up with the Marchmont Trust.

6.2 Junior bikes are no longer available for use.

7. Secretary’s Report

7.1 Correspondence in:

7.2 MNSW documents.

7.3 Invoice from Cox Architects.

7.4 Revised quote from Canopy Outdoor.

7.5 Correspondence out:

7.6 John sent a promotional article to the Canberra Times.

7.7 Report accepted by Greg, seconded by Tommy.

7.8 Report accepted by Wayne, seconded by Tommy.                       

8. Treasurer’s report:

8.1 Please see report attached. Current balance $8,343.16. Same amount for funds available.

8.2 Accepted by Mick, seconded by James.

9. General Business:

9.1 See President’s Notes.  John attended the MNSW Strategic Planning Day.

9.2 After feedback from the ACT Government, a proposal to submit a new Direct Sale of Land Eligibility Application, due to a new block possibly becoming available, was carried.

9.3 An invitation from the Bega Club to promote a Sidecar and Solo meeting on 21 June 2015 was accepted.  A sub-committed will be formed to plan the meeting. 

9.4 Adam Thompson reported that he raced at the Mildura Sidecar Masters and scored 4 points.

9.5 James has offered to obtain quotes for suitable shirts with the CBSC logo.

Meeting closed: 8.15

Next CBSC Meeting:  Wednesday 8 April 2015


Meeting Number: 75

Date: 10 February 2015

Place: Weston Club, Weston. 

 

1. Start time: 7.00pm

2. Members present: Mick Hayes, Tommy Hardy, John & Karan Walker, Greg Gallagher, Adam Thompson, Dave Clifton, Wayne Martin, James Dimmock.

3. Apologies: Heather Rowland, Lee Donnelly, Alan Francis.

4. New Members/Visitors:  Nil.

5. Minutes of previous meeting:  Accepted by Wayne. Seconded by Greg.

6. Business arising:

   6.1 Officials Course – Reminder to complete.

   6.2 Yass – Awaiting to receive amended contract from the Marchmont Trust.

7. Secretary's Report

   7.1 Correspondence in:

   7.2 ACT Government re: alternative Hume block suitability.

   7.3 MNSW Survey questionnaire – John is going to the Strategic Plan meeting on 28 Feb. 2015.

   7.4 Correspondence out: Nil

   7.5 Report accepted by Wayne, seconded by Tommy.                       

8. Treasurer’s report:

   8.1 Deposit Account $8,218.16;  Cash reserve $10,766.29.

   8.2 Accepted by Mick, seconded by James.

9. General Business:

   9.1 Moruya – Bob Johnston is awaiting the availability of conveyor belts.

   9.2 New CBSC website is still a work in progress.

   9.3 Wayne Martin was thanked for organising the pre-Christmas BBQ lunch, which was appreciated and enjoyed by all.

   9.4 James Dimmock reported that he performed well at the Australian U21 Solo Championship meeting at Kurri in January 2015.  James and family thanked his pitcrew from the CBSC for the assistance he received at the meeting.

   9.5 Adam Thompson reported that he competed competitively at the Maryborough sidecar meeting in January 2015.

   9.6 A proposal to change the monthly meetings from the 2nd Tuesday to the 2nd Wednesday was a carried, depending on room availability.

Meeting closed: 8.12

 

Next CBSC Meeting:  Wednesday 11 March 2015


Meeting Number: 74

Date: 9 December 2014

Place: Weston Club, Weston. 

 

1. Start time: 7.00

2. Members present: Mick Hayes, Tommy Hardy, John & Karan Walker, Greg Gallagher, Adam Thompson, Dave Clifton, Wayne Martin.

3. Apologies: Heather Rowland, James and Peter Dimmock, Lee Donnelly, Alan Francis.

4. New Members/Visitors:  Ken Taylor.

5. Minutes of previous meeting:  Accepted by Greg. Seconded by Tommy.

6. Business arising:

   6.1 Officials Course – John advised all members that the Officials’ Licence applications were now done online, and showed examples of what had to be done.  Those who did not have computer access could fill in paper questionnaires and post them in to MNSW.

   6.3 Yass – still waiting to receive amended contract from the Marchmont Trust. We understand that they are getting NSW government approval for the proposal before we finalise things.

7. Secretary's Report:

   7.1 Correspondence in:

   7.2 MNSW explaining officials licence procedures.

   7.3 Tony Webb’s “Workshop” magazine.

   7.4 Correspondence out:

   7.5 Discussion with Bob Johnston re conveyor belt availability.

   7.6 Emails and calls to ACT Dept of Land Sales re Monaro Highway sites

   7.7 Accepted by Dave, seconded by Wayne.               

8. Treasurer’s report:

   8.1 Deposit Account $8,010.46;  Cash reserve $10,721.67.

   8.2 Accepted by Mick, seconded by Adam.

9. General Business:

   9.1 Officials Course discussion.

   9.2 Wayne invited all members to a pre-Christmas BBQ lunch at the Deakin Bowling Club 13 December.

   9.3 New website. Adam provide details of website providers and costs. Agreed that Adam should contract with Uber and proceed with new website.  

 

Meeting closed: 7.57

 

Next CBSC Meeting:   10 February 2014 (Note – no January meeting).


Meeting Number: 73

Date: 11 November 2014

Place: Weston Club, Weston. 

 

1. Start time: 7.00

2. Members present: Mick Hayes, Tommy Hardy, John & Karan Walker, Greg Gallagher, Adam Thompson, Dave Clifton, Kenny Carratt.

3. Apologies: Heather Rowland, Wayne Martin, James and Peter Dimmock, Lee Donnelly, Alan Francis.

4. New Members/Visitors:  Nil.

5. Minutes of previous meeting:  Accepted by Greg. Seconded by Tommy.

6. Business arising:

6.1 Marquees – on hold.

6.2. Officials Course – 29/30 November 2014. MNSW to be contacted re: availability.

6.3 Yass – Awaiting to receive amended contract from the Marchmont Trust following their Committee Meeting, which is yet to be held.

7. Secretary's Report:

7.1 Correspondence in:

7.2 John received an email from Emergency Australia, which promoted their services.

7.3 Correspondence out:

7.4 CBSC & Marchmont Trust Contract.

7.5 Phone calls to Marchmont Trust re: progress of amended contract.

7.6 Accepted by Greg, seconded by Adam.               

8. Treasurer’s report:

8.1 A reminder to all that membership fees were due on 1 July 2014.  Please make sure that your membership is financial.

8.2 Accepted by Mick, seconded by Adam.

9. General Business:

9.1 Adam reported on his 10th place finish at the Spring Nationals, Gosford.

9.2 Several members attended the Bathurst Long Track meeting as spectators.

9.3 ASRA Dinner – John provided a presentation and circulated a leaflet re: CBSC plans for proposed speedway at Yass.

Meeting closed: 7.57

 

Next CBSC Meeting:  9 December 2014.


Meeting Number: 73

Date: 11 November 2014

Place: Weston Club, Weston. 

 

1. Start time: 7.00

2. Members present: Mick Hayes, Tommy Hardy, John & Karan Walker, Greg Gallagher, Adam Thompson, Dave Clifton, Kenny Carratt.

3. Apologies: Heather Rowland, Wayne Martin, James and Peter Dimmock, Lee Donnelly, Alan Francis.

4. New Members/Visitors:  Nil.

5. Minutes of previous meeting:  Accepted by Greg. Seconded by Tommy.

6. Business arising:

6.1 Marquees – on hold.

6.2. Officials Course – 29/30 November 2014. MNSW to be contacted re: availability.

6.3 Yass – Awaiting to receive amended contract from the Marchmont Trust following their Committee Meeting, which is yet to be held.

7. Secretary's Report:

7.1 Correspondence in:

7.2 John received an email from Emergency Australia, which promoted their services.

7.3 Correspondence out:

7.4 CBSC & Marchmont Trust Contract.

7.5 Phone calls to Marchmont Trust re: progress of amended contract.

7.6 Accepted by Greg, seconded by Adam.               

8. Treasurer’s report:

8.1 A reminder to all that membership fees were due on 1 July 2014.  Please make sure that your membership is financial.

8.2 Accepted by Mick, seconded by Adam.

9. General Business:

9.1 Adam reported on his 10th place finish at the Spring Nationals, Gosford.

9.2 Several members attended the Bathurst Long Track meeting as spectators.

9.3 ASRA Dinner – John provided a presentation and circulated a leaflet re: CBSC plans for proposed speedway at Yass.

Meeting closed: 7.57

 

Next CBSC Meeting:  9 December 2014.


Meeting Number: 72 (Note - Meeting 71 was cancelled)

Date: 14 October 2014

Place: Weston Club, Weston. 

1. Start time: 7.21

2. Members present: Mick Hayes, Tommy Hardy, John & Karan Walker, Wayne Martin, Greg Gallagher, Adam Thompson, Dave Clifton.

3. Apologies: Heather Rowland, James Dimmock, Lee Donnelly.

4. New Members/Visitors:  Nil.

5. Minutes of previous meeting:  Accepted by Wayne. Seconded by Tommy.

6. Business arising:

  6.1 Marquees – on hold.

  6.2. Moruya – Bob Johnston awaiting availability of conveyer belts.

  6.3 Bega – Contact is Mark Nicholls.

  6.4 Yass – Draft Contract received and will be discussed in New Business.

  6.5 Letter written to Lee Donnelly and awarded Life Membership.

  6.6 Thank you conveyed to Tommy Hardy for donating a trailer to the CBSC. Thank you also conveyed to Peter Dimmock at Creative Trailers for doing work on the trailer free of charge.  A Certificate of Appreciation will be given to both.  

7. Secretary's Report:

  7.1 Correspondence in:

  7.2 MNSW Information received regarding Volunteer Recognition Award.

  7.3 Invitation to attend The Tradies Sportstar of the Year Gala Dinner.

  7.4 Received flyer for the SGP Melbourne 2015.

  7.5 Correspondence out:

  7.6 Phone calls to Marchmont Trust re: Contract.

  7.7 Accepted by Greg, seconded by Adam.               

8. Treasurer’s report:

  8.1 Deposit Account $7,440.51.

  8.2 Cash Reserve $10,675.71.

  8.3 Accepted by Mick, seconded by Wayne.

9. General Business:

  9.1 MNSW Officials Course.  Bob Johnston to be contacted for a proposed date of 29/30 Nov 2014.

  9.2 Adam reported on his 2 top 10 finishes at the meetings recently attended.

  9.4 James and Patrick both achieved good results at Nepean and Currie meetings.

  9.5 It was suggested that the CBSC have a X-Mas get together.  Details to be discussed at the next meeting.

  9.6 Yass – Draft Contract discussed. Clarification on some points will be sought with the Marchmont Trust.  Amended draft contract to be obtained.

Meeting closed: 9.40

Next CBSC Meeting:  11 November 2014.


Meeting Number: 70

Date: 12 August 2014.

Place: Weston Club, Weston. 

 

1. Start time: 7. 10pm

2. Members present:, John and Karan Walker, Wayne Martin, Peter and James Dimmock, Adam Thompson, Dave Clifton, Tommy Hardy, Mick Hayes.

3. Apologies:  Alan Francis, Heather Rowland

4. New Members/Visitors:  Brian Dimmock.

5. Minutes of previous meeting:  

     5.1 Minor corrections. Minutes then accepted by Wayne, seconded by Peter.

6. Business arising:

     6.1 Marquees  - work in progress.

     6.2 Moruya – conveyor belt is available and will be moved to the track to meet licencing requirements. Some lights have become available for the club to use.

     6.3 Bega – no news, however the track has been approved for racing.

     6.4 Yass – awaiting to receive contract from the Marchmont Trust.

     6.5 Canberra – John held a meeting with ACT Govt Land Division staff. at Fairbairn Park regarding suitable sites.  The Department is very responsive to our needs and indicate they will try to find a site to accommodate a speedway track, whether at Fairbairn or elsewhere.

7. Secretary's Report:

     7.1 Correspondence in: Postie Bike GP to be held at Cessnock.

     7.2 Mick Waldon passed away.

     7.3 Possibility of a SGP to be held in Melbourne in Oct. 2015.

     7.4 Correspondence out: Numerous phone calls by John.

     7.5 Accepted by Wayne, seconded by Dave.              

8. Treasurer’s report:

     8.1 Accepted by Dave, seconded by Mick.

9. General Business:

     9.1 Proposal to hold the next CBSC meeting on 2 September 2014 - President and treasurer will be away on the usual date. Agreed subject to room availability.

     9.2 Kurri report - James attended a Club Day last Saturday.

     9.3 Mick Holder is considering holding regular Teams events.  If so, the CBSC is keen to be represented.

     9.4 Tommy Hardy has kindly donated a 3-bike trailer to the Club.  All members thanked him for his generous donation.

     9.5 MA Official’s Course – some members expressed interested in registering.  Dates to be checked for availability.

     9.6 TV and newspaper publicity opportunities were discussed.

     9.7 The Vintage/Classic Rear Engined Speedway Club will be holding their AGM on 24 August 2014 at Tommy Hardy’s place.   

     9.8  Adam reported that he will be riding in 3 upcoming Sidecar meetings at Gosford, Bowen and Mildura.

     9.9 The Bathurst Long Track meeting will be held on 8 November 2014.

 

 Meeting closed: 8.15

 

Next CBSC Meeting:   The Weston Club cannot offer us a room for 2nd Sept, but in view of the important track-related issues on the agenda, we will meet there anyway on 2nd Sept in some "quiet corner".


CBSC AGM 2014

Date: 7 July 2014.

Place: Weston Club, Weston. 

 

1. Start time: 7.00

2. Members present: Mick Hayes, John and Karan Walker, Wayne Martin, Heather Rowland, James Dimmock, Adam Thompson, Dave Clifton, Patrick McLaughlin, Tommy Hardy.

3. Apologies: Lee Donnelly, Greg Gallagher, Alan Francis.

4. New Members/Visitors:  Nil.

5. Minutes of previous meeting:  Minutes accepted by Wayne, seconded by Dave.

6. Business arising: Nil.

7. Secretary's Report:

7.1 Correspondence in: Nominations for office bearers.

7.2 Annual Report.

7.3 Accepted by Wayne, seconded by Mick.              

8. Election of Office Bearers:

8.1 Nominations:

President – John Walker.  Proposed Dave, seconded Mick.

Vice President – Greg Gallagher.  Proposed Dave, seconded Wayne.

Secretary – Mick Hayes.  Proposed Wayne, seconded John.

Treasurer – Karan Walker.  Proposed Mick, seconded Dave.

Public Officer – Pat McLaughlin.  Proposed Adam, seconded John.

Web Master – Adam Thompson.  Proposed John, seconded Pat.

Rider Development Officers

Sidecars – Adam Thompson.  Proposed John, seconded Mick.

Solos – Wayne Martin and Greg Gallagher.  Proposed John, seconded Mick.    

9Appointment of Auditor:

9.1 Mark Van Poppel.  Proposed John, seconded Wayne.

 

Meeting closed: 7.25

 

Next AGM:  14 July 2015.


 

Meeting Number: 69

Date: 7 July 2014.

Place: Weston Club, Weston. 

 

1. Start time: 7.30

2. Members present: Mick Hayes, John and Karan Walker, Wayne Martin, Heather Rowland, James Dimmock, Adam Thompson, Dave Clifton, Patrick McLaughlin, Tommy Hardy.

3. Apologies: Lee Donnelly, Greg Gallagher, Alan Francis.

4. New Members/Visitors:  Nil.

5. Minutes of previous meeting:  

5.1 Accepted by James, seconded by Wayne.

6. Business arising:

6.1 Marquees  - work in progress.

6.2 Moruya – Bob Johnson inspected the track last Tuesday, together with John and Greg.  Some minor work is required before the track can be re-licenced.

6.3 Bega – track has been approved for racing.

6.4 Yass – awaiting to receive contract from the Marchmont Trust.

6.5 Canberra – John will try to contact Christine again to organise an inspection of the Fairbairn complex.

7. Secretary's Report:

7.1 Correspondence in: John received a letter from Lee Donnelly. Points in the letter were noted.

7.2 Correspondence out: Nil.

7.3 Accepted by Wayne, seconded by Heather.                     

8. Treasurer’s report:

8.1 Accepted by Mick, seconded by James.

9. General Business:

9.1 Adam reported that he will be riding in a solo and sidecar meeting on 2 August 2014 at North Brisbane.

9.2 Pat and James will be riding at Kurri next week, and at Tamworth the following week 

9.3 It was discussed that the Bega Club be approached regarding a proposed meeting as part of the Heffernan series.

9.4 Discussion held regarding the Vintage/Classic Rear Engine Speedway Club, represented by Tommy Hardy, and how the club could be more closely involved with the CBSC.         

 

Meeting closed: 8.05

 

Next CBSC Meeting:   12 August 2014.


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