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Badger Hill Residents' Committee

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Join Our Committee

We are always happy to hear from Badger Hill residents that are interested in joining our Residents' Committee.

If this is something that appeals to you, please contact us on the email address below.

Social Media

We have two Facebook groups for the local community to use.
Please join both groups to keep up to date with any local issues, businesses, sales, etc.

Residents' Facebook Group
A local community group for the residents of Badger Hill Estate in York, to keep up with local news, events, or to ask questions/advice from other locals.

Sales Facebook Group
A local community group for the residents of Badger Hill Estate in York, to sell/donate and buy items, whether it be furniture, children's clothes/toys, appliances etc.
Also for advertising local and independent businesses.



1. The name of the Association shall be Badger Hill Residents' Community Group.

2. The objects of the Association shall be:
(i) to promote the benefits of all residents living on Badger Hill and to work towards improving their environment and general living conditions.
(ii) to liaise with local authorities and organisations in order to achieve the provision maintenance and management of community facilities for the benefit of residents.

3. The Association shall be non-party political and non-sectarian.

4. The Association shall have the power to cooperate with other organisations in order to achieve the Association's objectives.

5. Membership shall be open to all Badger Hill residents aged sixteen and above. The annual subscription shall be determined by members by vote.

6. The Association shall be managed by a General Committee to be elected at the Annual General Meeting. The General Committee shall consist of Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer, and up to five additional members to represent Badger Hill or have specialist knowledge helpful to the aims of the Association. The quorum for the Committee shall be four members. The General committee shall have the power to fill from among themselves any Office or Committee vacancy occurring between General (Public) meetings.

7. The General Committee may establish sub-committees and their terms of reference, and may co-opt non-members of the association on to these where considered necessary. Co-opted members will be non-voting.

8. The Committee shall call Annual General Meetings for receiving and approving Accounts, resignations, election of new officers and members, making policy decisions and amending the Constitution where necessary. Any motion or nomination must be with the Secretary at least fourteen days before the meeting. The committee shall call other meetings throughout the year as considered appropriate. Voting shall be by a show of hands except for elections where voting may be by ballot.

9. All money raised by or on behalf of the Association shall be used to advance the objects of the Association and for no other purpose. The Treasurer shall keep proper account of the finances and shall open a bank or building society account in the name of the Association. The accounts shall be examined at least once a year.

10. If the Committee decides by a simple majority vote that for whatsoever reason it is necessary or advisable to dissolve the Association, it shall call a meeting of all Members and if such a decision be confirmed by a simple majority of those present and voting at the meeting the Committee shall have the power to dispose of any assets held by or in the name of the Association. Any assets remaining after the discharge of any proper debts and liabilities shall be donated to a charity decided by the members, always provided that charity is approved by the Charity Commissioners of England and Wales.

Constitution last updated in 2023

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