Posted by Michael Milston on May 15, 2017
News from the District Board
At its meeting on Saturday 28 April the board agreed to :

  1. Contribute $7,500 as budgeted, from the District Disaster Support Reserve fund, to the following RAWCS project appeals, in the amounts stated
    •Project 55-2016-17 Central West NSW Bushfire Disaster Relief (RABS) - $2,000
    •Project 60-2016-17 Rotary Fire Appeal Pappinbarra NSW (RABS) - $2,000

    •Project 66-2016-17 Cyclone Debbie Rotary Appeal Northern Region Districts (RABS) - $3,500
  2. Transfer $US14,826 from the District Designated Fund (the balance of your donations over previous years made available to the District to use in supporting Rotary projects) to the Polio Plus program
  3. Congratulate the Wagga Wagga Wollundry Rotary Club and the chair and committee on the receipt of the Global Grant for the special economic development project for Pig  and Fish farming in the Congo.
  4. Adopt  three new policies:
    a   the Youth Protection Policy and Procedure Manual
    b    the Anti-fraud, Larceny and Corruption Policy, and

    c    the Emergency & Critical Incident Policy and Procedure
  5. Ask and advise all Clubs of the need to adopt the Youth Protection Policy and, appoint verification officers and register with Office of Children’s Guardian of NSW; and advise all D9700 Youth Committees of the Youth Protection Policy, the need for all committee members to sign CL4
  6. Ratify the appointment of President Joanne McRae (Orange Daybreak) as membership director to take over from Russell Martin who requested leave of absence until end June 2017.
And of course we hear about all the great work being done by Clubs in serving the community - locally and nationally and internationally - and we discuss the proposed redistricting, and the health of our Clubs and the District.