Downtown Victoria Business Association
Virtual Annual General Meeting
October 14, 2021
8 am – 10 am
The Board of the Downtown Victoria Business Association has opted to host its Annual General Meeting virtually again this year. It will take place via zoom, with the meeting details available by emailing email@example.com.
You can read up on the business portion of this meeting below, as well as download nomination, voting member, and proxy vote forms.
At the meeting we will be presenting highlights from the 2021 Annual Report on Downtown. This report, with information from many sources, provides quantitative measures of downtown performance. It includes critical information collected from our spring Member Survey. Combined, this data provides a clear picture of our downtown.
We’re all excited about this event, and I hope to see you there (virtually).
The quorum to conduct AGM business is 15 voting members.
Board of Directors and Call for Nominations
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As prescribed by our by-laws, each member of the Board is elected for a two-year period. The terms of six members of the Board come up for renewal every year. This year, the Board respectfully presents the following slate of candidates for the position of Director on the Board of DVBA. These individuals have the confidence of the Board because of their demonstrated commitment to the health and vitality of our downtown.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF NOMINEES
Members of the DVBA are also invited to nominate candidates to sit on the Board of Directors. If you wish to nominate someone as a candidate for the Board of Directors, please complete the nomination form.
Section 30 of our by-laws state that the Board should be “representative of the downtown business community, geographically and by category, and shall include at least one person who is a member of the Society from each of the following stakeholder groups”:
- Small (premises less than 300 square metres) independent retailers
- Large (premises more than 300 square metres) retailers
- Hoteliers operating within the Downtown precinct
- Service providers
- Restaurant/entertainment operators
- Property owners or managers
The completed nomination form must be submitted to the offices of the DVBA at 20 Centennial Square no later than 14 days prior to the date fixed for the AGM, which would be no later than September 30, 2021. The names of each candidate nominated, along with the names of the nominators, shall be posted in the offices and on the website of the DVBA no later than ten days prior to the AGM (October 4, 2021).