Ratepayers Association to meet on constitution changes

Taylar AmoniniNorth West Telegraph
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The Port Hedland Ratepayers Association will hold a special meeting next week to finalise amendments which have been made to the constitution.

After almost three months of review and work, the association’s sub-committee say they have made a number of changed in an effort to clarify concerns highlighted by members.

At a meeting, set to take place Tuesday night at the Yacht Club, members will be able to see the draft amendments and choose whether or not to adopt them.

If the changes are adopted, the draft amendment will be sent to the Department of Commerce and Trade.

Association spokesman Arnold Carter said the contents had been completely altered and definitions tidied up.

“We are quite explicit on the terminology and accountability of who can and cannot be a member of the association,” he said.

“We have also made an analysis of the alterations and highlighted them so members can know what’s being talked about at the meeting without having to read 300 odd pages.”

The meeting will be held at the Yacht Club at 7pm this Tuesday.

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