Constitution

TITLE The name of the society shall be “Tintinhull Local History Group” abbreviated to TLHG.

AIMS To promote an interest in Local History and provide a forum for that interest.
To maintain local archives for future access and to feed the County Archives.
To research historical events and reminiscences associated with Tintinhull and its surroundings.
To record old Tintinhull buildings, fields and historic artifacts by measurement and photographs.
To take oral histories, record evidence of the social development and document on-going developments in Tintinhull.
To promote lectures and outings to places of historical interest.
To liaise with other local and county history societies.

MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE 
The Group shall be managed by a committee consisting of six officers and four other
elected members. The officers of the Group shall be:
Executive
The Chairman
The Secretary
The Treasurer
Non Executive
The Programme Secretary
The Membership Secretary
The Archivist
Three persons elected from the membership.
Quorum
A quorum of the committee shall be not less than five persons including three Executive officers.
The management committee may co-opt any member of the Group onto the  committee.

NOMINATIONS AND VOTING PROCEDURE
Officers and Members of the committee shall be elected annually at the Annual General Meeting. The officers and members of the committee will hold office for two years at a time. Nominees must have given their consent and shall be proposed and seconded. In the event of a tied vote the Chairman shall have a further (casting) vote.

MEMBERSHIP AND SUBSCRIPTIONS
Membership shall be open to any person who is in sympathy with the aims of the Group. There shall be two types of membership, ordinary and life. To vote at the Annual General Meeting members must be over the age of eighteen. The subscription shall be £10.00 per year per person. Payable by 30 October. Visitors shall pay £3 per meeting including refreshment.

Persons under the age of 18 and those in full time education will pay no subscription.
Life Membership may be offered to any member who, in the view of the management
committee has given outstanding service to the Group. No subscription is due from life members. Priority for events with limited attendance shall be given to members.

THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The Annual General Meeting of the Group shall be held in October. The financial year
shall end on 1st September.  Independently examined accounts are to be presented at the following Annual General Meeting.
An Extraordinary General Meeting may be called by the Management Committee or
by a requisition signed by not less than six members.

WINDING UP PROCEDURE
In the event of the Group being wound up for any reason any funds remaining after all
debts have been settled shall be disposed of by the Management Committee . The
Committee shall bear in mind the Aims of the Group and shall be guided by these aims
when deciding on the disposal of any remaining funds.

APPROVED
The above Structure and Constitution of the Tintinhull Local History Group was approved at the 2021 Annual General meeting.