1.1 The name of the body is Carrigtwohill Business Association (hereinafter known as
CBA, Business Association, Association etc.).
2.0 MAIN OBJECT:
- 2.1 The main object of Carrigtwohill Business Association is to be a representative body for the business community of Carrigtwohill and it’s hinterland.
- 2.2 It is the Association’s purpose to prmote the interests of businesses located within Carrigtwohill and its hinterlands, through all available marketing opportunities, media outlets etc.
3.0 SUBSIDIARY OBJECTS:
3.1 In furtherance of the Main Objects of this Association, the Association shall have the following subsidiaryobjects:
3.2 to be a Not for Profit voluntary organisation that represents the needs of the business community of Carrigtwohill.
3.3 To engage in any legitimate activity that promotes the needs of local businesses, including: marketing, dissemination of information, referral, seminars, workshops, meetings, publications, sponsorship events, etc.
3.4 To identify appropriate organisations, bodies and individuals with the relevant expertise who can provide appropriate services to the Association and to make such services available to our members as appropriate.
4.0 STRUCTURE & APPOINTMENT OF OFFICERS
4.1The Carrigtwohill Business Association will be formed as an Incorporated Association.
4.2 Every member in the Carrigtwohill Business Association is considered an Ordinary Member.
4.3 An Executive Committee (Committee) will be established under this constitution for the purpose of managing the affairs of the Association on behalf of its members.
4.4 The Executive Committee will will be comprised of Officers and Ordinary Members, as required.
4.5 The Executive Committee will consist of a Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Secretary, Vice-Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-Treasurer, Business Development Officer and four (4) Ordinary Members. This gives a total of eleven (11) committee members.
4.6 All officers are to be elected to serve for a period of 2 years.
4.7 Officers and Ordinary Members of the Committee are elected at the Annual General Meeting every two years from their election.
4.8 Where vacancies in officer positions arise between AGMs, replacement officers will be selected from the vice-officers in the first instance, and were failing this, an EGM may be held for the purpose of holding elections for the filling of such vacancies. These appointments will be interim appointments and the elected officers will be required to step down as per all other officers at the next AGM, as per clause 4.7 above.