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Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2022

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Dear Members

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

FRIDAY 25TH FEBRUARY 2022, 12.30pm - 13.30pm

MONDAY 28TH FEBRUARY 2022, 17.30pm - 18.30pm

UNISON's Blackpool Local Government Branch members are warmly invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of your UNISON branch which will take place via virtual meeting over 2 dates. Although you only need to attend one of these meetings, please register for at least one via the links below. The password for both events is ‘AGM2022’. Once you register at Eventbrite, a link for the meeting will be emailed out nearer to the date. All who attend will be entered into a prize draw.  The prize will be announced soon.

Friday 25th February 2022 - from 12.30 to 13.30 - Click here to register for session 1

Monday 28th February 2022 - from 17.30 to 18.30 - Click here to register for session 2


The Annual General Meeting will elect your Branch Officers, Representatives and ratify the election of Workplace Stewards for the forthcoming year. The preliminary agenda is available here. If you wish to submit a motion, please send it to the Branch Office, with the name of the proposer and seconder by no later than Thursday 23rd December 2021.

A nomination form for Branch Officers, Representatives and Workplace Stewards is available to print off from here. Alternatively, you can contact the Branch Office on 01253 478492 and we will post out a nomination form to you.

If you wish to stand for a position in the branch, please ensure that your nomination form is received at the Branch Office by no later than noon on Thursday 23rd December 2021.


Yours sincerely

Neil Adams
Branch Secretary

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AGM 2021 - Agenda (plus registration links)

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Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we are unable to hold our usual Annual General Meeting (AGM) with food and entertainment this year.  Instead, we are holding virtual AGM meetings (with a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 - see below).  You've still got chance to register for these events, though we will be closing registration shortly before each event.  Joining instructions will be sent to those who have registered.

The agenda and paperwork for the AGM (both sessions) is available to download here.

The sessions are:

WEDNESDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2021, 5.30pm - 6.30pm:
https://unison-bpool-agm21-s1.eventbrite.co.uk

FRIDAY 26TH FEBRUARY 2021, 12.30pm - 1.30pm:
https://unison-bpool-agm21-s2.eventbrite.co.uk

 

Win a Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 (11", Wi-Fi)or equivalent value prize2

To enter you must me a member of the branch and also attend one of this year’s AGM events to win3

To be in with a chance of winning you must attend one of the AGM meetings.  Please use the links below to register and use the password AGM2021:

We will send out joining instructions the evening of the day before each session.

1 UNISON Blackpool Local Government Branch members only.
2 or a prize of your choice up to £550 in value.  Please note, we are unable to offer a cash alternative due to HMRC rules.
3 Not a member? Why not join UNISON now and be in with a chance of winning? Go to https://www.blackpoolunison.co.uk/join to find out more.

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Win a Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 (11", WiFi) or equivalent value prize

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Win a Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 (11", Wi-Fi)or equivalent value prize2

To enter you must me a member of the branch and also attend one of this year’s AGM events to win3

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we are unable to hold our usual Annual General Meeting (AGM) with food and entertainment.  Instead, we are holding virtual AGM meetings.

To be in with a chance of winning you must attend one of the AGM meetings.  Please use the links below to register and use the password AGM2021:

WEDNESDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2021, 5.30pm - 6.30pm:
https://unison-bpool-agm21-s1.eventbrite.co.uk

FRIDAY 26TH FEBRUARY 2021, 12.30pm - 1.30pm:
https://unison-bpool-agm21-s2.eventbrite.co.uk

We will send out joining instructions nearer the time.

1 UNISON Blackpool Local Government Branch members only.
2 or a prize of your choice up to £550 in value.  Please note, we are unable to offer a cash alternative due to HMRC rules.
3 Not a member? Why not join UNISON now and be in with a chance of winning? Go to https://www.blackpoolunison.co.uk/join to find out more.

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Win a Samsung Smart TV or equivalent value prize

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Win a Samsung Smart TV or equivalent value prize2 4

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we are again unable to hold our usual Annual General Meeting (AGM) with food and entertainment.  Instead, we are holding virtual AGM meetings and instead of our usual raffle we are offering attendees the chance to win something a bit more special.  A Smart TV!! 2 4

How do you enter?  All members1 3 who attend either AGM meeting will be entered into the prize draw which will be drawn at random.

Please use the links below to register1 3 for one or both AGM meetings, which will be held via Zoom.  Zoom is accessible from a council laptop.  Use the password AGM2022 when asked during registration:

Friday 25th February 2022 - from 12.30 to 13.30
https://unison-blackpool-agm-2022-s1.eventbrite.co.uk

Monday 28th February 2022 - from 17.30 to 18.30
https://unison-blackpool-agm-2022-s2.eventbrite.co.uk

We will send out joining instructions for Zoom nearer the time.

1 UNISON Blackpool Local Government Branch members only.
2 or a prize of your choice up to £500 in value.  Please note, we are unable to offer a cash alternative due to HMRC rules.
3 Not a member? Why not join UNISON now and be in with a chance of winning? Go to https://www.blackpoolunison.co.uk/join to find out more.
The winner will be required to have their photo taken with their prize (or provide one) so it can be included in the branch communications.

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Our New Branch Officers - 2019/20

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At our AGM on Friday 22nd February, we ratified our branch officers for 2019/20. We can now confirm that Rob Baldock was elected to the Assistant Branch Secretary role, and Neil Adams became our new Branch Secretary. Congratulations to them both.

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Neil Adams
Branch Secretary

Rob Baldock
Assistant Branch Secretary

 

Our thanks go to Dave Dickinson for all his hard work and dedication during his time as Branch Secretary, and prior to that as Assistant Branch Secretary. His has led the branch into a stronger position and we hope this will continue going forward. We wish him the best of luck for the future.

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Annual General Meeting 2019 - Friday 22nd February, Stanley Park Golf Club

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Our 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Friday 22nd February 2019, 6.30pm, Stanley Park Golf Club, North Park Drive. It will be followed by a Northern Soul night and buffet.

At the AGM we will elect our Branch Officers, Representatives and ratify the election of Workplace Stewards for the forthcoming year.

The preliminary agenda is available here. If you wish to submit a motion, please send it to the Branch Office, with the name of the proposer and seconder by no later than Friday 28th December 2018.

A nomination form for Branch Officers, Representatives and Workplace Stewards has been posted to all our members, these are also be available to print off from here.  If you wish to stand for a position in the branch, please ensure that your nomination form is received at the Branch Office by no later than noon on Friday 21st December 2018.

All branch members are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting and can bring along their partners or a guest for the Northern Soul night and buffet that follows.

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Annual General Meeting 2020 - Friday 21st February, Stanley Park Golf Club

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Our 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Friday 21st February 2020, 6.30pm, Stanley Park Golf Club, North Park Drive. It will be followed by a Northern Soul night and buffet.

At the AGM we will elect our Branch Officers, Representatives and ratify the election of Workplace Stewards for the forthcoming year.

All branch members are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting and can bring along their partners or a guest for the Northern Soul night and buffet that follows.

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