14 October 2016

VCA propose new CGA restructure and Levy amendment

At the recent VCA AGM, discussions were held about the restructure of CGA and the current levy and as a result the following proposal was unanimously agreed upon and forwarded to CGA:

VICTORIAN CHERRY ASSOCIATION – CGA Restructure & Levy Proposal


MOTION: “The VCA proposes the following Option 3 for the restructure of CGA:
 OPTION 3
• CGA ceases
• Form a Company Limited by Guarantee
• Independent Chair person
• Board members selected on skill set
• All paying levy members are members of the new Company
• Board members positions become vacant after 1 year but can be re-nominated
• Voting entitlements of members is based on levy paid eg.
• <100 tonne = 1 vote
• 100-200 tonnes = 2 votes
• Capped at maximum of 10 votes per member
The VCA reject Option 1 and 2 previously offered.”

MOVED: T. Jones
SECONDED: A.Smith
Unanimous Vote of agreement by members.

MOTION: “The VCA proposes the following changes to the levy contribution:
Research and Development 3.8c
Biosecurity .2c
Marketing 0c
Industry 0c
That the above is collected by Government and matched dollar for dollar.
That the voluntary collection value of 3c per kilo be a voluntary contribution to fund the new structure proposed by the VCA.

MOVED: T. Jones
SECONDED: A. Smith
Unanimous vote of agreement by members.


 

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