120 Eileen Stubbs Ave, Unit 102,
Dartmouth, NS B3B 1Y1
Recreation Nova Scotia held its Annual General Meeting on October 21, 2022 at the Delta Hotel in Dartmouth. All members in good standing can recommend issues for consideration by the Board of Directors and have the opportunity to shape the direction and priorities of the organization through the presentation of resolutions. Resolutions are formal expressions of views that identify an issue and contain a directive for action.
Policies Regarding the Presentation of Resolutions
- Resolutions are welcome from any RNS member in good standing.
- pdf 2021 Resolutions Form (324 KB)
- Each recommendation must be addressed separately and accompanied by appropriate supporting documentation and implementation recommendations.
- “Whereas” clauses should be used to outline the principal points supporting or explaining the resolution.
- Resolutions should be accompanied by a concise summary of background information and supporting documentation.
- The resolutions will first be considered by the Resolutions Committee for consideration. The Resolutions Committee will bring a recommendation to the Board of Directors prior to the AGM.
- Resolutions will be included on the agenda of the Annual General Meeting.
Resolutions will be accepted up to TBD in 2023. Given that the Resolutions Committee will not have adequate time to carry out research on resolutions received within 3 weeks of the AGM, the responsibility rests upon the resolution mover and seconder to provide adequate detailed background information in order for a resolution to be considered at the AGM.
If a resolution is related to a by-law change, it needs to be submitted to the Board by TBD in 2023. The Board then is required to communicate the resolution to the membership 30 days before the AGM. Resolutions not dealt with at the AGM, due to time constraints, will be addressed at the next scheduled RNS Board meeting.
How to Submit
Resolutions may be submitted by fax or by mail to the Recreation Nova Scotia office, Attention: Resolutions Committee Chairperson (Clare Steele):
The Process after the AGM
The RNS Board places the approved resolutions on their 1st meeting’s agenda. At that time the Board determines if it has all the information it needs to proceed with action on the resolution, or if other information or Board education is needed. Part of this will include consideration of any implications to RNS. As in the past, anything that needs to be placed before the RNS membership will be brought forward.