PARCS UPDATE #161.2 - Sept. 27, 2021
To RESORT VILLAGES
To ORGANIZED HAMLETS
To RURAL MUNICIPALITIES
BOTH
Members
and
Non-Members
PARCS held their first convention and annual meeting in 1987. Last year, we hosted our 33rd annual meeting via Zoom. This year, on SAT., OCT. 16, we will host a combined CONVENTION and ANNUAL MEETING via GO-TO-WEBINAR .
PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR !
ON SATURDAY OCT. 16:
OUR CONVENTION WILL BE IN THE MORNING
OUR ANNUAL MEETING WILL BE IN THE AFTERNOON
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#1 - There will be NO LIMIT TO THE NUMBER OF FOLKS who can attend, because we are using the GO-TO-WEBINAR PROGRAM.
#2 - There will be NO COST to attend either the Convention or the Annual Meeting.
#3 - Each community (RM, RV, or OH) is encouraged to forward this invitation to everyone on their email list of residents.
#4 - All that participants will need to do is click on the links below (one for the morning, another for the afternoon), The registration form will come up and each delegate enters:
  • their NAME
  • their EMAIL ADDRESS, and
  • the NAME OF THEIR COMMUNITY
Each registrant will receive a confirmaion email along with a LINK to use to JOIN the sessions.
#5 - The day is divided into two parts:
  • The CONVENTION happens in the morning and is open to everyone who registers.
  • The ANNUAL MEETING happens in the afternoon and is open ONLY to attendees from MEMBER COMMUNITIES.
Please remember to register twice if you are planning to attend both the morning and afternoon.
2021 PARCS CONVENTION & ANNUAL MEETING

Morning Convention
9:00 – 10:00 am:  Chuck Deschamps, Ducks Unlimited Canada
                              “The importants of wetlands to PARCS' Lakes"
10:00 – 10:10 am: Short Break
10:10 – 12:00 am: Shari Hildred, Valmore Consulting
                              “Tips and tricks to successful meetings for small boards”
12:00 – 12:30 pm: Lunch Break
Here's the registration link for the morning convention: 


Enter your name, email address, and name of your community. Check the last box in order to receive information from the organizers.
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Afternoon Annual Meeting:
1.  Welcome and Introductions            
2.  Minutes of the 2020 Annual Meeting
3.  Meeting adjustments due to a virtual meeting
Regional groups to be combined into a single group.
Resolutions from the floor to be treated as emergent resolutions requiring
a 2/3 majority.
Emergent resolutions to be dictated so everyone present has a copy.
If elections are required: Nominations from floor to be accepted, voting to follow by email at the end of the meeting.
4.   Reports and New Business
4.1   PRESIDENT’S REPORT (Garry Dixon, President)
  • Challenges, past and current
  • Associate Memberships
  • Communication with organized hamlets
4.2   FINANCIAL & MEMBERSHIP REPORT (Lynne Saas, Coordinator)
  • Motion to accept the financial report for 2021.
  • Motion to waive an audit in lieu of a financial review.
  • Motion that the 2022 financial review be done by Alcom Accounting.
4.3   DIRECTORS REGARDING THEIR PRIORITIES FOR 2022 
Garry Dixon, President: Working with Ministry of Government Relations.
Doug Allan, 1st V. Pres.: Working with Min of Env. re northern wildlife.
Linda Anweiler, 2nd V. Pres. Working with other groups to restore clean lakes.
Marilyn LaBatte, SE Director: Maintaining lake levels in southern lake. 
Jon Attig, NE Director: Ways for communities to enforce their bylaws.     
Edie Thompson, SW Director: Ways to foster community recreation.   
Sandy McVittie, NW Director: Keeping our lakes free of zebra mussels & other invasive species.
4.4 OTHER NEW BUSINESS arising from the Delegates
Motions as required on new business from delegates.
5.   Adjournment
Motion to adjourn
Here's the registration link for the afternoon annual meeting: 


Enter your name, email address, and name of your community. Check the last box in order to receive information from the organizers.
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