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Association for the Preservation of the Anabaptist-Mennonite Family Cemetery of Rhodes

General Meeting of December 15, 2018

Note: The material has been translated from the French, so you will find a few English oddities, but it is all understandable.

Amendment of Statutes

Article 10: Board of Directors

The association is administered by a Board of Directors comprising 7 members elected by secret ballot for 6 years by the General Assembly and chosen from within. Renewal takes place every third year. The order of exit of the first members is always determined by draw.

The association is administered by a Board of Directors comprising 7 members elected by secret ballot for 6 years by the General Assembly and chosen from within. Renewal takes place in half every 3 years. The order of exit of the first members is always determined by draw.

Article 12: Board Meeting

The Board of Directors meets twice a year and whenever it is convened by its chairman or at the request of at least a quarter of its members. Resolutions are taken by the majority of the present members. The releases are taken by a show of hands.

The Board of Directors meets at least once a year and whenever convened by its chairman or at the request of at least a quarter of its members. Resolutions are taken by a majority of the members present. Deliberations are taken by show of hands.

In general and for a good functioning, consensus is sought for all decisions to be made.

Article 16: Bureau

The Board of Directors secretly elects a bureau comprising:

  • a president
  • a vice-president
  • a secretary
  • a treasurer

The office is elected for 2 years. Outgoing members are eligible.

The Board of Directors shall elect from among its members, by secret ballot, an office comprising:

  • a president
  • a vice-president
  • a secretary
  • a treasurer

The members of the bureau are elected for the duration of their term as member of the Board. Outgoing members are eligible.

Update on the work done and remaining to be done

Recall Previous Conditions

Beginning Work

Status after grounding and recovery of falls.

Other Work Underway

Cleaning monuments.

Cleaning monuments.

Templates of Missing Name Plates

COST 1: 416 €

Installation of Name Plates

Repair of Abresol Tombstone

Stage 1 Finished

COST: 720 €

Repair of Abresol Tombstone

Stage 2 in Progress

COST: 858 €

Design of the Information Brochure

Design of the Entry Gate

Donation of Schertz Families

Installation of Recovered Gate

Graciously adapted and renovated by Schertz Families

Rear Wall Repair

Remaining funds needed – Cost 500 €

Beginning of the Roadworks

The Following Work Starts in 2019

 

Financial Situation as of 30.11.2018

BALANCE IN ACCOUNT at 30.11.2018 = 4,469.57

EXPENDITURE EXPECTED

  • WEIBEL (Wall and laying gate and gate) = 4,500.00 + unforeseen
  • SCHNEIDER (Abresol grave above) = 858.00

2018 EXPECTED CONTRIBUTIONS = 460.00

BALANCE FORECAST AFTER WORK – 428.43

Memorial Funds Given

COMMON SUBSIDY OF RHODES = 2,000 €
PARKING PROVISION BY THE COMMUNE OF RHODES
AFHAM GRANT = 500 €
DONATIONS (AMERICAN COUSINS) = 1,800 €
DONATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS at 30.11.2018 = 2,305 €
EXPENDITURE:

  • Careers Schneider – Nameplates = 1,416 €
  • Quarries Schneider – Repair monument Abresol Part 1 = 720 €
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