Trust Board Meeting, 31st May 2004Print This Post

Present: James Proctor, Collas Pilmer, George Howie, Tom Phillips, Neil Langtree, John Mainland
Apologies: Alan Russell, Eddie Doig, Chris McFarlane

Minutes of previous meeting

Previous minutes were agreed as a fair record of the previous meeting.

Treasurer’s report

Treasurer was not in attendance to give an update on funds.

Membership update

Currently at 106 with three renewals outstanding.

Matters Arising

Youth – John Drysdale would be sending more specific details soon.

Review of RRISS Working Groups:

  • Land Petition – George Howie to make contact with Jim Macnamara and Mike Melville
  • Consultation – Carry agenda item forward
  • Shareholding – Meeting to be organised after Trust AGM
  • Stadium – No more to report at present
  • Business Plan – Small Business Network software still not ready so plan will be updated from presently available information

Share Option

  • Exact proposal contingent on info from John Drysdale however general agreement to pursue the option subject to negotiations
  • Potential exists to increase percentage shareholding if required

Trust AGM:

  • Date agreed – Tuesday 29 June @ Raith Suite (to be booked)
  • Alan Speed has agreed to take on the business at lower cost than last year
  • Saffery Champness will forward info to Alan Speed ASAP
  • Proposal on price amendments and share option to be included in AGM notices
  • Notices will be sent out by Monday 14 June
  • Neil Langtree & Tom Phillips will retire by rotation and have agreed to stand for nomination
  • Jim Macnamara to be invited to attend

Anti-Racism Action Week

  • Proposed to explore option of holding an adult 5-a-side tournament to support the action week
  • Explore support for the UEFA 10 point plan on racism
  • Explore opportunity to involve supporters in public display of support for the action week in conjunction with other groups


Information gathering about SFA youth structure continuing.

Date of Next Meeting

TBC – dependent on audited accounts being ready.

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